Summer Holidays Week 5: Arts and Entertainment
Join us for a creative week of activities where you can try new things and discover your creative self! There’s street art workshops, an artist-led 3D project, climb aboard the Lycaeum Music Bus and have fun and make new friends at the Go East Vintage Kids Saturday Takeover! Scroll down to find out more about what’s on this week.
Refreshments will be available from Delicé, Town Hall Café, Sheebakes, Old Station Yard Café, amongst others.
Go East Kids Saturday Takeover
Saturday 19 August, 11am until late, free entry
A popular and buzzing market full of music, food, refreshments, a range of fun and interactive activities, make and create workshops for children and young people to get involved in. Such as, photos with popular TV character mascots, face painting, colouring table, garden games, hair braiding, Bus King Puppet Theatre, bouncy castles and football shoot out. Entry to the market is free but there may be a small fee for individual activities.
Lycaeum Music Bus
Saturday 19 August, drop in from 11am to 5pm, free
An opportunity for children to be introduced to different instruments, they can try dozens of different instruments available to decide which one they like most. This double decker bus is run by Lycaeum Music, a team of professional music educators trained at the Royal Academy of Music and the Trinity Laban Conservatoire, with a combined teaching experience of nearly two decades.
Art Activities with Wood Street Walls
Monday 21 to Friday 25 August, 11am to 5pm, £6 to £7
Local creative organization Wood Street Walls have a passion for street art and a desire to make a positive impact through art. They will have a range of street-art based activities for young people to get involved in, to explore their artistic sides through these interactive workshops.
Walthamstow Sculpt 3D Printing Workshops with Compiler and enorê
Tuesday 22 to Friday 25 August, 11am to 5pm, £5
Join us for exciting workshops to create a collaborative digital and physical artwork inspired by Walthamstow whilst learning about 3D scanning.
Using plasticine and 3D scanning, you will collaboratively reimagine Walthamstow and create an exciting digital and physical space exploring local heritage, communities, monuments, favourite places and locations.
In these family-friendly 1-hour sessions (for ages 5+), we will be designing Walthamstow-inspired objects and making sculptures using colourful plasticine. Learn about 3D scanning by creating a digital model of your plasticine sculpture and discover how to 3D scan things yourself using your phone. We will use 3D modelling software to place your creations on a virtual map of Walthamstow, contributing to growing collaborative artwork that will evolve over the course of the week. This will exist as a webpage where everyone’s creations can be viewed in an online 3D environment.
Join us to see how digital tools can help us playfully imagine a collective new vision of Walthamstow!
Board Game Hub and Giant Lawn Games
Saturday 22 to Friday 28 July, 11am to 5pm, free
We will have chess, draughts, battleships, and dominos to name a few, available at the square. Enjoy the games at your leisure!
Pop Up Library
Wednesday 26 July, 11am to 5pm, free
Pop-up library for all ages and abilities.
Fellowship Square Trail
All week, free
The square consists of historic buildings and grounds that make up the whole campus and an open site for the whole community to enjoy.
Let Amity the lion, guide you around the square. This fun trail for all the family, it contains interesting Fellowship Facts which tell the story of the location, the buildings and the people. You can also complete Amity's Activities as you go around. Pick up a copy of the trail booklet from the Fellowship Square information point by the fountain. Return to collect a prize once you have finished.