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Sample – Discover – Share: Event Workshops

The programme for our FREE arts sampling and creative networking event for Teachers and Librarians

Posted: 11/06/2013

Tuesday 12 November 4.30 – 8.00pm


Workshops announced, plan your choices for Tuesday:

Have a look at what is on offer, you can sign up for 2 workshops on the night. Don’t forget to pick some second choices in case your first choices are full. We are very sorry but no workshops may be booked in advance; please try to arrive promptly to avoid disappointment.

As well as workshops, there will be a Market Place with arts organisations, as well as a tour of the British Music Experience at the O2, and a chance for networking over complimentary refreshments and wine.

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Workshops include:

Boo Hoo Baby: An interactive story for early years
Librarians and Early Years Teachers in particular will be interested in how we engage young children in our stories, and call on them to work together to problem solve. Includes song, puppets and simple repetition. With the help of Boo’s toys, children and their parents can take part in helping Boo get what he needs. Delivered by Helen Stanley, Artistic Director of Lewisham Youth Theatre

Space Girl: Interdisciplinary workshop drawing on the science curriculum
Experience the interactive nature of Lewisham Youth Theatre’s storytelling workshops, and see how we can help support science for key stage 1 and 2. Delivered by Helen Stanley, Artistic Director of Lewisham Youth Theatre

Creative Music: The Bollywood Brass Band presents a practical introduction to Bollywood music
This session will include songs, rhythms and dance from the world of Bollywood. Learn how to create a classroom arrangement, try some Bhangra dance moves, learn to sing/play riffs from ‘Jai Ho’ and other songs. Bring an instrument if possible. Delivered by Kay Charlton, trumpeter and arranger for the Bollywood Brass Band

How sound works: Music, art and science
This new key stage 2 and 3 workshop helps pupils to understand how sound works, and how knowing the science behind it can make you more creative: you can feedback to help shape this innovative workshop. You will also get to make your own Electric Elastic Band guitar to take home, and learn some fun activities to use in the classroom. Delivered by Susanne Buck, Education Manager: British Music Experience

Dance Talks: How to incorporate dance in your curriculum
Greenwich Dance and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance session looks at the contribution of dance to the primary curriculum, ideas and approaches and links across the cirriculum. With Veronica Jobbins, Head of Learning and Participation (Dance), Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

A Beginners Guide to Artsmark
Find out what the benefits of applying are, what is involved in the application process, what to do now and an open Q&A session. Delivered by Nicky Crabb, Senior Associate at Apples and Snakes

Arts Award: What’s it all about?
Find out what this flexible framework of creative qualifications offers young people, how it can help them to develop creativity, leadership and communication skills; and how it can be run easily in schools, libraries, museums and other organisations. Delivered by Nicky Crabb, Senior Associate at Apples and Snakes

The Market Place includes StoneCrabs Theatre (Discovering Heritage and Oral History), Cut Films (making anti-smoking films with young people), National Maritime Museum (Museum as Muse art project) and more.

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Car Parking: Come with Colleagues and Get Reduced Price Parking for Car Shares!!

If you and your colleagues are travelling by car to the O2, please get in touch to reserve a car parking space for a reduced price to Please put Car Share in the subject of your email. Spaces are limited.

Please find more detail in the attachement



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