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Oct Half Term at artsdepot

It’s time to get excited – October Half Term at artsdepot is jam-packed with amazing exhibitions, fun digital content, and even a live theatre show!

In our building:

  • Enjoy socially distanced performances of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show! A big, bright and colourful world is coming to artsdepot’s stage. Perfect for families, enjoy music, gorgeous puppets, and beloved stories in a beautiful adaptation of four of author/illustrator Eric Carle’s classic stories.
  • Look to the heavens and explore 5,000 years of lunar discovery and exploration with The Moon – Get to Know our Nearest Neighbour. This free exhibition is perfect for budding explorers and astronauts, with moon rocks, celestial facts, and an enormous moon hung in our gallery.  
  • See what the artsdepot community got up to over lockdown in our Lockdown Art Mini Exhibition. See displayed work from budding artists under age 15, and follow the mini-trail of questions.

Online:

  • Channel 5 Milkshake! presenter Sita Thomas brings stories of musical donkeys, thieves, comedian cheetahs and more in Story Time with Sita. She even helps you make your own mini-theatre at home to tell your own stories.
  • Learn about eco-friendly fashion and the joys of upgrading your wardrobe. Turn old t-shirts and sweatshirts into useful bags with AFRORETRO: Upcycle Your Life And Bag A Tee. The wonderful Lilly and Anna guide you through a pre-recorded workshop.
  • Author and poet Joseph Coelho reads some of his beloved picture books, and teaches you how to write poems! Read along with Joseph, learning interesting ways to perform poetry, and try creating one yourself.
  • Try one of our artsdepot Creative Explorers Online sessions at home with your little one. Get creative and messy with themed activities full of sensory play to support development. A new session is released every Friday!