weekly what to do

Weekly What-To-Do (26 June)

Welcome to the artsdepot Weekly What-To-Do! This week sign up to our logo designing workshop, or our series of workshops exploring life after lockdown. Enjoy a award-winning dance film, make your own crab puppet, and celebrate Pride at home. 

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Family shows & activities

Are you aged 14 - 21 and live in Barnet? You can help design a logo for the Barnet Cultural Education Partnership! We are working with Sisterhood to create a standout logo with the network and the youth panel. The free workshop is at 4pm on Thu 9 Jul, and you can find out more here.

Take part in a series of free workshops that let you creatively explore what Life After Lockdown means to you! If you're going into years 8 - 10, you can get involved and make videos, short poems, or performances about your experiences of lockdown. Learn more or sign up here.

Starting Sat 4 Jul, the Institute of Imagination and Oily Cart are running free activities for families in Harrow, Barnet and Brent with neurodivergent backgrounds. Playful workshops will be running every Saturday morning that feature interactive tinkering sessions and sensory stimulations. Find the full programme here.

You can enjoy a brand new online show for families from Little Angel TheatreDon't Worry, Little Crab is a puppet-filled adaptation of the delightful book by Chris Haughton. The show is available to watch here until Fri 31 Jul. You can even make your own crab puppets here.

The Discover Children's Story Centre have been cooking up all kinds of online storytelling and activities to keep families entertained. You can enjoy interactive stories every week, featuring your favourite fairy tales, children's books and more. Find out more here.

Shows & activities for adults

Omnibus Theatre and Moongate Productions commissioned 10 new stories across film, dance, theatre and more, responding to hate crimes directed towards the East and South East Asian community during lockdown. You can watch the streamed performances of We R Not Virus and its panel discussions here.

Flute Theatre make theatre for autistic audiences and their families. You can experience Pericles, an adaptation of Shakespeare's play, that is specifically designed for you! Head here for more information and here to book.

Stopgap Dance Company makes high-quality dances with disabled and non-disabled artists who collaborative in innovative ways. Watch their award-winning 2019 film of Artificial Things, in a derelict shopping mall with dancers exploring human strength and independence. Watch the show here.

Roundhouse are celebrating Pride by staying at home this year, with their Pride Inside festival. You can enjoy two short films released on Fri 26 Jun as part of the festival - Dungarees and The Cure. Watch the films here. Explore the festival here.

Community spotlight: IQ Fitness

The wonderful and popular IQ Fitness classes have been held at artsdepot for a number of years. Led by Ismael Essilfie-Quaye, you can now enjoy the fitness classes at home! Stay healthy and keep moving during lockdown. Find out more here.