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LEAN Under 11s Arts Bulletin.
A termly bulletin of local arts activities for children and famlies
Keep an eye on the twitter account for activity updates @RbowCollective
Free for Lewisham Homes residents, £10 for non-Lewisham Homes residents (SE8 4AG)
3 day project Feb half term Mon 13-Wed 15 Feb 2017
The Albany in partnership with Lewisham Homes
Join us this half term to learn street dance, acrobatics, pop and lock, breakdancing, and circus skills! Led by professional artists, this is a chance to learn new skills and develop existing ones, including a performance for friends and family on the final day 8-12 year olds.
Mon 13-Wed 15 February 2017, 10-3pm
The Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford, SE8 4AG

 
Middle Youth Theatre (Years 4-7, ages 8-12)
Special offer 3 sessions FREE!  £40 per 10 week term, £15 concession (SE6 2RP)
Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre Short description
Fantastic fun learning to act and develop new skills through storytelling, role play, and improvisation.
Monday 9th January-Monday 20th March @ 5.30pm-7pm
The Barn at The Green Man, 355 Bromley Road, SE6 3RP
020 8854 1316 / info@glypt.co.uk
www.glypt.co.uk


 
Act Dance Sing! With Montage Theatre Arts,
£24 per term (concession) or £52 per term (full rate)/ full scholarships available (SE4 1LE)
Classes daily & Saturday School

Ages 3-18 - Classes in Ballet, RAD Ballet, Tap, Street Dance, LEAP!, Drama, Musical Theatre, Singing, LAMDA exams plus National Theatre Connections programme - Montage has it all! Have fun and make friends while learning with West End, ballet and opera professionals. Youth Dance and Youth Drama companies. 
Term dates: 9th January – 1st April 2017
Prendergast Hilly Fields College (top site), Adelaide Avenue, SE4 1LE
020 8692 7007 office@montagetheatre.com
Art Makers
Tickets: Child £3, repeats Saturdays(SE23 3PQ)
Horniman Museum and Gardens
Create fabulous art inspired by the Horniman’s collections or seasonal celebrations. Different themes each week, please check the website
Every Saturday from 7 January, 1.30pm and 2.45pm
Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill SE23 3PQ
0208 699 1872
http://www.horniman.ac.uk/visit/calendar/date/2017-01-07/interval/0


 
National Storytelling Week Workshop
Tickets: Child £3, one Off (SE23 3PQ)
Horniman Museum and Gardens
Create your very own story in this family workshop with children’s author Margaret Bateson-Hill. Margaret will help families to discover their story-telling talents using inspiration from objects in the Horniman’s Handling Collection and families will then work together to write and draw their very own stories.
Sunday 5 February, 1-2.15pm and 2.45-4pm
Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill SE23 3PQ
0208 699 1872
www.horniman.ac.uk



The Nightingale
Tickets: Child £4, Adult £1, repeats during half-term (SE23 3PQ)
Horniman Museum and Gardens
The classic Hans Christen Anderson story The Nightingale has been adapted into a charming interactive puppet show by Sandal Sticks Theatre. Come and hear the tale about a Chinese Emperor’s love for a mechanical bird. Suitable for ages 3+.
Monday 13 February to Friday 17 February, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm
Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill SE23 3PQ
0208 699 1872
www.horniman.ac.uk

 
Rainbow Club – Children’s Saturday Supplementary School
Free, repeats (SE23 3PQ)
Action for Refugees in Lewisham (AFRIL): Literacy, Numeracy, Art,Music, Sport, Baking and Drama Classes for children aged 4-11. The school is for Refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants.
Saturdays term-time from 9.30-1.15pm
Leemore Community Hub, Bonfield Road, London, SE13 5ES.
02082974111 / rainbowclubmanager@afril.org.uk 
http://www.afril.org.uk/en/services/rainbow-club/


 
The Budding Musicians Club
£50 for 10 weeks (SE8 4AU)
Regular classes
 Organisation: The Midi Music Company
Short description (2 sentences max): After School Music Classes for 5-11 year olds. Learn about music!
Tuesdays from 10th January. 4.30-5.15.  5.30-6.15
77 Watsons Street SE8 4AU
theteam@themidimusiccompany.co.uk  02086946093
www.themidimusiccompany.co.uk






 
http://www.secondwave.org.uk/
SmashFEST 2017
Free / Feb half-term programme (SE8 4AG)
A free STEM/Arts festival, SMASHfestUK explores how to survive and rebuild when everything you know has been shaken to bits through a super volcano in Deptford! Activities for all ages. Teacher Preview Event 18 Jan
Feb half term week in the Deptford Lounge SE8 4RJ & Thu16 to Fri 17 The Albany SE8 4AG
info@smashfestuk.com
www.SMASHfest.com

 
Junior Youth Theatre (Years 1-3, ages 5-8)
Special offer 3 sessions FREE!  £40 per 10 week term, £15 concession (SE6 2RP)
Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre
Come along to our junior drama classes: make friends, build confidence andhave lots of fun!
Monday 9th January-Monday 20th March @ 4pm-5.15pm
The Barn at The Green Man, 355 Bromley Road, SE6 3RP
020 8854 1316 / info@glypt.co.uk
www.glypt.co.uk


 
Hear it Live! Ocarina Workshop
Free, One Off (SE23 3PQ)
Horniman Museum and Gardens
Join us for a hands-on workshop with the opportunity to play an Ocarina, an ancient wind instrument.
Wednesday 28 December, 3.15pm-4pm
Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill SE23 3PQ
0208 699 1872
http://www.horniman.ac.uk/visit/calendar/date/2016-12-28/interval/0

 
Hands on Base: Family Activities
Free, Repeats(SE23 3PQ)
Horniman Museum and Gardens
Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base gallery.
Chinese New Year – find out how people celebrate Chinese New Year, try on a Chinese Dragon Mask and see if you can dance like a dragon. Saturday 4 February, 11am, 11.45am and 12.30pm
Music –
find out why people from around the world play music and then enjoy playing some of the instruments from our collection. Saturday 18 February, 11am, 11.45am and 12.30pm
Carnival – find out why and how people in different countries celebrate Carnival, and then join in the celebration by trying on masks and playing instruments from our collection. Saturday 25 February, 11am, 11.45am and 12.30pm
Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill SE23 3PQ
0208 699 1872

http://www.horniman.ac.uk/visit/events/hands-on-base-family-activities


 
 
The Robot Zoo
Tickets on sale in January 2017. Free, unlimited entry for Horniman Members. (SE23 3PQ)
Horniman Museum and Gardens
Enter this amazing world of robotic creatures, see inside them and even control them – and discover mind-boggling facts about animals that share our world.
Daily, from Saturday 11 February, 10.30-5.30
Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill SE23 3PQ
0208 699 1872
http://www.horniman.ac.uk/visit/upcoming-exhibitions/the-robot-zoo-101#image-0

Big Wednesday: The Robot Zoo
Free, one off, (SE23 3PQ)
Horniman Museum and Gardens
Our new exhibition The Robot Zoo has inspired a day of storytelling, performances and installations. Join us to see giant origami animals being created and hear stories about fabulous animals.
Wednesday 15 February, 11am – 3.30pm
Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill SE23 3PQ
0208 699 1872
www.horniman.ac.uk

 
Children's Open Dance Workshop
£10 one-off Feb workshop (SE12 8QJ)
SPRINGS DANCE COMPANY is one of the longest established contemporary dance companies in the UK. We reach thousands of people each year through a unique and diverse performance and education programme for ages 2 - 90.
Saturday 18th February 2017, 10:30am– 12:30pm 4-7 year olds & 1:30 – 4:00pm 8-11 year olds
Ichthus Lee Green, 23 Lampmead Road, London, SE12 8QJ
07775 628 442 / info@springsdancecompany.org.uk /
https://springsdancecompany.org.uk/classes-and-courses/open-workshop/




 
Children’s Art Classes with Liz Atkin
Per term £72 or £32 first term, weekly (SE23 3HZ)
A relaxed and fun environment, we work with a whole range of materials from chalks, pastels, pen and ink, paints and water colours, to wire, clay and mosaics for sculpture. 2 sessions of art classes - ages range from 4 to 7 and 8 to 12 years
TUESDAYS FROM 4PM, 17 Jan – 28 March, 9 weeks      
V22 Louise House Dartmouth Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3HZ
07771 875125 / Liz.atkin@btopenworld.com

http://www.v22collection.com/events/community/childrens-art-classes-liz-atkin/
 




 
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