Conservation charity helping young people choose All Our Futures

Authored by Paigntonzoo

A Devon charity is inspiring young people to change the world – and they’re doing it for free.

Wild Planet Trust is launching new sustainability workshops for schools. The six free workshops – called All Our Futures – aim to empower children and young people to make good choices for the future. Group Education Manager Steve Nash explained:

“As educators, we understand that the...

Free family event: Make 3D Graffiti

10am-12.30pm & 1.30-4pm. Free, drop-in event.

Join us for a fun event this half-term holiday. You can bring the family and get creative with colours - stencil, cut and fold to make moving letters, shapes and symbols. Help craft an amazing 3D graffiti model in our gallery space! This event is part of the Masters of Invention exhibition wi with craft and design works based on street art styles, here at the Guild in Bovey Tracey.

Under 12s supervised please.

01626 832223

Free make a badge day at Devon Guild

Fri 22 Feb 2019. 10am - 1pm & 2 - 4pm . Free, drop-in event. Join us for a fun half-term event in the Guild gallery - and create your own personalised recycled paper badge workshop with Get Fresh exhibitor and artist Alysa Freeman. This event is for all ages. No need to book, just!

We welcome donations towards the cost of materials. Under 12’s must be accompanied by an adult please.

Devon Guild of Craftsmen. Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF 01626 832223

Family workshop: Memory Books With Let’s Make Art

Join Let's Make Art in making a personalised memory book to collect everyday treasure in. Each family will be guided in making a book complete with an image of its owner.

We'll be exploring the ways people archive their everyday lives and drawing inspiration from the exhibition in the gallery, Collected Shadows: The Archive of Modern Conflict.

Let's Make Art organise high-quality events and provide a wide variety of well-resourced art workshops that are enjoyed by all ages and abilities.

Ticket information: £2.50 per child, booking advised. Children...

Writing workshop: Jellyfish Thinking, Feeling and Being

Bryony Gillard will lead a creative writing workshop exploring relationships between peripheral landscapes, female experience and otherness. Through a series of performative exercises, we will collectively explore spaces between poetry, prose, visual art and autobiography.

This workshop is aimed at people identifying as female or non-binary who have an interest in writing — no previous experience is necessary.

Free admission, booking essential

PLAYBACK Workshop: Micro Cinema

Join this visual storytelling workshop (including narrative, cinematography, composition, editing and sound design) on accessible digital technology. Receive supportive critique from experts in this field when your original works are reviewed at the end of the workshop.

Lecturers and Imperfect Cinema hosts, Dr Allister Gall from Media Arts, Plymouth University and Dan Paolantonio, Film, Plymouth College of Art, are on hand to guide you through and help select the Micro Cinema Workshop audience award winner.

This workshop is recommended for those aged between 16-18 years old...

PSP firm shares secret to business success

Authored by Duncan Little

Have you ever wondered if there is a secret formula for success? If so, Dafferns Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors may have the answer….

The team, based at Plymouth Science Park, are running a morning workshop on Thursday (14 September) which aims to explore the key areas of making your business a resounding success.

The seminar, entitled The Personal Success Equation...

Family workshop: Big Draw: We The People flick book animation

Be inspired by the We The People exhibition around Plymouth. Get expert advice from our professional artist whilst you create your own flick book. Suitable for 7 years+ to teens. Please note, all children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

Two sessions - 10:30-12:30 & 14:00-16:00

£2.50 per child, booking essential

Indian Head Massage Workshop

Learn to perform Indian Head Massage on friends and family! On this fun, one-day workshop in Mannamead, in Plymouth, you will learn massage techniques to use on the upper back, shoulders, arms, neck and scalp, and put it all together into a 25 - 30 minute routine. Class sizes are small (from 4 to 6 people), so you will have plenty of individual attention and practice, plus the chance to follow up after the workshop if you're unsure of anything.

Indian Head Massage is a lovely skill, either as a full treatment or knowing how to use a few techniques to help ease back or neck...

Harmony Singing Workshop

Helen Chadwick

Join Helen for an uplifting and fun afternoon singing her gorgeous harmony songs. Helen has been running workshops of exquisite harmony songs for community choirs, actors and amateur singers in over 20 countries as well as at the National Theatre and across the UK.

Tickets £10/£7 - £15/£10 workshop and performance deal

Related Performance: War Correspondents, Helen Chadwick Song Theatre 20:15 Saturday 6th May, The House