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This inter-generational street photography experience provides families with the opportunity to come together and learn new skills while helping families around the globe. The experience is aimed at children aged 6+, and their parents/carers and is hosted by a freelance portrait and family photographer.
We will explore the sights of East London...
For aspiring non-fiction writers who have a book idea but don’t know how to take it forward. You will get guidance on how to craft a book proposal to put to a publisher or agent.
Includes tips on where to start and how to structure. Covers how to hone your pitch to grab the attention of a busy publisher. Get help with the best ways to craft your...
Gardeners with little or no experience can learn how to create a patch of flowers especially for cutting. With as little as 1mx1m in your own garden or allotment you can produce a bouquet every week for your home and create gifts for friends and family.
From seed to vase, this introduction will get you started in your first year and you will ta...
Coding is an increasingly important skill to learn in our technology focused world. While children are learning the fundamentals of coding and computational thinking in schools, clubs and holiday camps, parents might be feeling left behind! By the end of the course you will be better able to communicate with your child about Computing, securi...
Arts & Crafts
Try your hand at glass bead making. You will learn the basics of working with molten glass or learn specific techniques you are interested in. Both beginners and more seasoned lamp-workers welcome!
"I do taster sessions for people who are curious about the craft... Mother's Day treats and Birthday sessions are popular. I can also offer sessions...
Children aged 6-11 will get to develop their coding and engineering skills by building robotic LEGO models in this 2 hour workshop!
LEGO WeDo and Mindstoms technology helps build science, technology and maths (STEM) knowledge while incorporating lessons in language arts. We will create cool robots and program them , later testing out our creati...
Delve into the aromatic world of coffee with this intimate barista training course. Led by a resident expert, the practical session is designed to help you learn a host of different skills which help towards making the perfect cup of coffee. In addition to tasting a variety of different types of coffee, learn how to tell the difference between a...
Get top tips and lessons on how to speak and present with confidence from a professional who tours the UK talking to large groups about WaterAid and the amazing work they do.
This experience is delivered by Chris, he has been a volunteer speaker for WaterAid for over 10 years. He speaks across the UK about WaterAid and their work. He has presen...
Get your hands inky and make your own screen print at our beginners workshop!
We'll walk you through our showcase of prints by our residents, talk about the history of print and look at the wide range of printing techniques and when to use them.
Then it'll be time to get hands on. We'll help format your digital work ready for print, coat some em...
You will learn the basic skills in braille reading whilst getting a chance to see all of the new and exciting braille technology being invented. Fun and genuine learning for all the family!
What to expect
This session is taught in small groups of 4-6 people and is suitable for children accompanied by an adult of 6 years and above.
The session la...
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