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20Oct-Botwell-Cultural-Day

Botwell Cultural Day

Saturday 20 October, 10am to 2pm at Botwell Green Library

Join us for a cultural extravaganza with a day filled with lots of fun activities, including a dance workshop for families, children's storytelling workshop and  decorating diya pots for the Hindu festival Navratri. Alongside all of this, Firdos Ali, an exceptional Somali playwright, will be sharing her experiences and some of the challenges that came with it.

Free

No need to book - drop in

20Oct-25Oct-Making-it-up

Making it up! Drama games workshop

Saturday 20 October, 2pm to 3pm at Harefield Library

Set your imagination free and develop your performance, speaking and listening skills in this fun hour of dynamic drama action, energetic games and mime and improvisation activities. You don't have to be a budding actor to take part because everything we do will be perfect for beginners.

Suitable for seven to 11-year-olds.

Free, book now:

Email: culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk  or telephone: 01895 558184

22Oct-Mischief-Makers-Dice

Mischief Makers and the Dice of Destiny

Monday 22 October, 10.30am to 11.30am at Uxbridge Library

Sometimes breaking the rules can be fun! Children's author Jennifer Killick will be running a creative writing workshop for seven to 11-year-olds. Using the Dice of Destiny tool to choose characters and settings, we will create a list of rules and then help our characters to break them all in order to get what they want!

www.jenniferkillick.com  /  @JenniferKillick

Free, book now:

Email: culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk  or telephone: 01895 558184

22Oct-Ross-Montgomery

Ross Montgomery: Dinner of Souls

Monday 22 October, 2pm to 3pm at Great Barn
 
In Ross Montgomery's collection of gruesome festive horror stories, he aims to make the reader squirm with terror - but how? Nine to 12-year-olds are invited to discover the techniques writers use to build up to a big scare, write a scene of their own. With atmospheric music and dramatic readings, children will revisit their work to improve it, learning the value of editing.

rossmontgomery.co.uk  /  @mossmontmomery

Free, book now:

Email: culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk  or telephone: 01895 558184

22Oct-Fairy-Tale-Theatre

Fairytale Theatre

Monday 22 October, 3pm to 4pm at Yiewsley Library

Ever wish you could be transported straight into your favourite fairy tale? Would you be the hero or the villain? Join Yiewsley Library and help us bring our favourite fairy
tales to life through this theatre/drama workshop. 

Suitable for seven to 11-year-olds.

Free, book now:

Email: culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk  or telephone: 01895 558184

22Oct-The-Great-Debate

The Great Debate! Jennifer Killick and Ross Montgomery

Monday 22 October, 4pm to 5pm at Winston Churchill Theatre

Both Jennifer Killick and Ross Montgomery like to write about people arguing with each other. At this event, you'll be split into two camps of sworn enemies and need to find a way to debate your differences. Who's best? Cats or dogs? Chocolate or crisps? Batman or Superman? 

Recommended for seven to 10-year-olds.

www.jenniferkillick.com / @JenniferKillick

rossmontgomery.co.uk / @mossmontmomery

£2

Book via Hillingdon Theatres

or telephone: 01895 250615

23Oct-25Oct-Origami

Origami for Beginners

Tuesday 23 October

Wednesday 24 October

Thursday 25 October

Origami is the traditional Japanese art of folding colourful square paper to make figures and objects. Come along to one of these family-friendly workshops  where our artist Carmen will introduce basic techniques and show you how to make flowers and stars.

Suitable for eight-year-olds and over.

Free, book now: 

Email:
culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk

or telephone: 01895 558184

23Oct-26Oct-Legends

Legends in the Library

Tuesday 23 October, 2.30pm to 3.30pm at Charville Library

Thursday 25 October, 2.30pm to 3.30pm at Uxbridge Library

Friday 26 October, 2.30pm to 3.30pm at South Ruislip Library

Some of the libraries' best storytellers will be talking about fantastic legends. Expect fairies, demons, heroes, warrior princesses and crazy witches.

For children aged five and over.
 

Free, book now: 

Email:
culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk

or telephone: 01895 558184

24Oct-Big-sculpture

Big Sculpture Making

Wednesday 24 October, 11am to 4pm at Oak Farm Library

Come and help us decorate a giant recycled sculpture, inspired by famous book character, Peter Rabbit. The end result will be displayed for all to see at the library. You can also make your own fantastic mask or puppet to take home.

Free, drop in.
20Oct-25Oct-Making-it-up

Making it up! Drama games workshop

Thursday 25 October

Set your imagination free and develop your performance, speaking and listening skills in this fun hour of dynamic drama action, energetic games and mime and improvisation activities. You don't have to be a budding actor to take part because everything we do will be perfect for beginners. 

Suitable for seven to 11-year-olds.

Free, book now:

Email: culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk  or telephone: 01895 558184

25Oct-Athena-Arachne

The story of Athena and Arachne

Thursday 25 October, 2.30pm to 3.30pm at Harlington Library

The famous Greek myth of the spider. Think you know the true story? Think again! Join us for a storytelling session, followed by a special spider craft.

Suitable for families with children aged between five and eight.

Free, book now: 

Email:
culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk

or telephone: 01895 558184

26Oct-pumpkin-carving

Pumpkin Carving

Friday 26 October, 10am to midday at Harlington Adult Learning Centre

Join us for a fun session for six to 12-year-olds to carve their own pumpkin for Halloween. All materials will be supplied. A maximum of two children per family. 

Free, book now: 

Telephone: 01895 556252

 

26Oct-Burger-Boy

Burger Boy

Friday 26 October, 2.30pm to 3.30pm at Compass Theatre

Award-winning children's author Alan Durant talks about one of his most fun and hilarious picture books Burger Boy. Alan will read the story and go through the long, hard and sometimes wacky process of making a picture book that children actually like!

Suitable for four to seven-year-olds

www.alandurant.co.uk / @alan_durant

£2 

Book via Hillingdon Theatres

or telephone: 01895 558184

 

 

 

 

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