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Half Term Holiday Activities - 09/10/2007 11:50:44
Half Term Workshops at the Merlin Theatre Tel:01373 465949 Monday 22nd October
9 to 13 year olds
Mixing up the Musicals
with Louise Barrett of Pretty Good Girl Dance Theatre
A day of musical theatre dance with a contemporary and creative twist...Come and spend the day with a choreographer learning steps from the big shows. Boys and girls who love musicals and want to learn the basics will be introduced to performance techniques in musical theatre combined with fun dance tasks that help you develop your own choreography - with your own style!Learn what its like to be part of a west end show! Parents are invited to watch a performance at .
Tuesday 23rd October
8 to 12 year olds
Play in a Day
with Lisa Joyce
Taking the story of this year's pantomime Snow Queen...come and explore the themes of friendship and greed that exists in real life as well as in fairy tales. Using props and costumes we�ll explore the characters that you may see through the looking glass and perform your pieces at the end of the day!
Parents are invited to watch a performance at .
Wednesday 24th October
6 to 10 year olds
Performing with Puppets
with Marc Parrett of Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company
Get some tips from an expert on how to manipulate puppets.Using Marc�s own beautiful handmade puppets (and any puppets you have at home), learn the tricks of the trade from a professional puppeteer and create your own puppet show.Marc has made puppets for The RSC, Aardman Animations and Bristol Old Vic and has performed nationally and internationally.
Parents are invited to watch a performance at .
Thursday 25th October
7 to 12 year olds
with Prerna Chandiramani
An introduction to this fun dance style characteristic of the Indian film industry.The dances combine Indian classical dance, bhangra and western styles such as Hip Hop.A full body workout to some groovy Bollywood hits along with learning a unique dance style while making new friends.
Friday 26th October
7 to 12 year olds
Mixed Media Scenic Workshop
with Edwina Bridgeman
Work with Artist and Set Designer Edwina Bridgeman to create a mixed media prop or piece of scenery for the Merlin�s Christmas show, Snow Queen.It could be a giant snowflake or a butterfly puppet.Everyone will be involved in creating the large piece as well as making your own decoration to take home.Please wear old clothes.
A drink will be provided during the workshops, but please bring a snack if required and lunch for all day workshops.
For dance workshops please wear loose comfortable clothing (ie. not jeans) and be prepared to work in bare feet.
20 October 2007 - Everything you wanted to know about fungi and more Stourhead Learning Centre & Estate Expert Michael Jordan shares his knowledge on identifying fungi, their lifestyles and the vital need for conservation. Bring lunch, cakes & hot drinks provided. - 4pm. Adult: �30 Tel: 01747 842012 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stourhead
23 October 2007 - Tall Trees & Tall Stories Stourhead Learning Centre & Garden Join the Head Gardener to learn about the life of trees, where they come from, how we grow them and how we fell them... For unaccompanied children aged 5+, includes refreshments & materials. - 1pm. Child �5 Tel: 01747 842012 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stourhead
25 October 2007 - Dirt Busters! Stourhead Learning Centre & House Go behind the scenes in the House, in the attics and cellars and behind the curtains looking for nasty beasties! . For unaccompanied children 7+. Child: �6 Tel: 01747 842012 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stourhead
27 October 2007 - Fungi Foray Stourhead Learning Centre & Garden For Adults: Join Michael Jordan to learn about mushrooms, followed by an indoor workshop & hot drink. . Adult: �11 For Children: Hunt for mushrooms. For children aged 5+. . Child: �8 refreshments provided. Tel: 01747 842012 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stourhead
27 October 2007 - Westfest 2007 Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet Slammin'Vinyl present the west of england's largest dance music event this year. all night. Advance saver tickets available from Frome Tourist Information or Tel: 020 8363 5566 www.slamminvinyl.com
27 October 2007 - HalloweenGhostTours HaynesMotorMuseum Listen to spooky & sinister stories about the museum and some of the exhibits. Tel: 01963 440804 www.haynesmotormuseum.co.uk
28 October 2007 - Autumn Colour Walk Stourhead Visitor Reception Experience Stourhead in all its golden glory with the Estate Manager on a walk through the woodlands. Discover how the wider landscape is managed for everyone, for ever. 10.30am. Adult: �7.50 Child: �5 Tel: 01747 841152 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stourhead
Key Centre for Children & the Community (adjacent to ChristChurchFirstSchool)
FREE half term fun
Monday 22nd October �A Taste of China
Tuesday 23rd October �Pattern Paradise
Wednesday 24th October � Fabulous Flowers
Call 01373 453371
26 October 2007 �
Cricket Pavillion, Old Showfield, Frome Kite Making for 5 - 12 yr. olds. 3 - 5pm. Cost: �3.
For details & booking Tel: 01373 301676
World Sport Ministries Get Sported Camp
FromeCommunity College, Bath Road
Various sporting activities including Rugby, Football, Athletics, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee
22nd October � 26th October
Open to Boys & Girls aged 5 -15 yrs
�75 per week/�17 per day or �65pw/�15 per day if more than one child attends.
More information call Damien Hodge 01225 851630
Frome Leisure Centre
Princess Anne Road
Tel: 01373 465446
Gym & Trampolining
This fun and energetic Workshop is professionally
tutored and suitable for children of all abilities, aged
4 years and over, who want to learn and develop
Gymnastics and Trampolining skills.
Date: Friday 26th October
Age: 4 - 10 yrs
Cost: �6.25 per child
Bouncing on a Trampolining is always a big
favourite with children of all ages. Come and
join in the fun under the expert guidance of our
qualifi ed coach.
Date: Wednesday 24th October,
Time: : 4 - 7 yrs
: 8 yrs +
Cost: �3.70 per child
Holiday Kidz Club
Come and try a whole range of different sports
and activities at Kidz Club. You will learn and
experience all kinds of sports from Football and
Basketball, to Curling and Uni- Hoc. The sports
and games are organised and supervised by a
member of our Team.
Date: Tuesday 23rd & Thursday 25th October
� Dry Sports
Time: - 12.00noon
Age: 8 - 14 yrs
Cost: �3.40 per Child
Arts �n� Crafts
Let your children demonstrate their creativity! They
will enjoy a range of activities and will be able to take
their masterpieces home with them. Please note that