New Activities & Events - June - August
Summer Mood Boards [All ages]
Saturday 1 June, 2:15 : 3:30pm
It’s nearly Summer time! Plan your summer holidays with your very own summer mood board.
Special Art Club [All ages]
Sunday 2 June, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Get inspired by our art books and create your own masterpiece.
Rebel Footprints: A Guide to Uncovering London’s Radical History
Tuesday 4 June, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Join London-based author David Rosenberg as he discusses his book Rebel Footprints, the radical response to the conservative heritage tours and banal day-tripper guides on offer. From the suffragettes to the socialists, from the Chartists to the trade unionists, hear the fascinating story of protest and struggle in London from the early nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century.
Space Chase Face painting [Ages 5+]
Saturday 13 July, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Celebrate the launch of the Summer Reading Challenge 2019!
Blast off to space! [Ages 5+]
Saturday 13 July, 2:30 - 4:00pm
Discover and learn about the planets in this interactive session, filled with puzzles and quizzes
Special Art Club: Hand Print Alien Spaceship [Ages 5+]
Sunday 14 July, 2:15 - 3:30pm
We have some messy aliens visiting us today… help them find their way home
Freshwater Theatre Workshop [Ages 5+]
Saturday 20 July, 2:30 - 4:00pm
Join the race to save the planet from book-eating aliens
Special Art Club: Alphabet Rockets [Ages 5+]
Sunday 21 July, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Whizz through space in your own personalised rocket
Special Space Story Time [Under 5s]
Monday 22 July, 10:30 - 11:15am
Bring your little ones down for an out-of-space singing and rhyming session
Badge Making [Ages 5+]
Monday 22 July, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Create your astronaut ID badge
Space Finger Puppet [Ages 5+]
Wednesday 24 July, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Join us for some extra-terrestrial fun!
Space Chase Game [Ages 5+]
Saturday 27 July, 2:30 - 3:45pm
Your mission: Reach Moon Library first!
Special Art Club: Tissue Roll Alien [Ages 5+]
Sunday 28 July, 2:15 - 3.30pm
Create a friendly and funky alien
Push Pin Puppet [Ages 5+]
Monday 29 July, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Show us what moves your space character has – can your Alien do the split?
Board Games [Ages 5+]
Wednesday 31 July, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Play classic board games with us
Space Treasure Hunt [Ages 5+]
Saturday 3 August, 2:30 - 3:45pm
Solve clues and riddles to reach ‘Moon Library’
Special Art Club: Planet Stamps [Ages 5+]
Sunday 4 August, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Leave your mark with these out-of-world stamps
Hold the Galaxy in Your Hands [Ages 5+]
Monday 5 August, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Create your own galaxy using paints and glitters
Solar System Hats [Ages 5+]
Wednesday 7 August, 2:15 - 3:30pm
How cool is the solar system? Cool enough to wear?
Outer Space Postcards [Ages 5+]
Saturday 10 August, 2:30 - 3:45pm
Tell everyone all about your space journey! *Stamps Provided*
Special Art Club: Rocket Take-off! [Ages 5+]
Sunday 11 August, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Get ready to take-off in your own rocket
Solar System Mobile [Ages 5+]
Monday 12 August, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Learn about the planets through this fun crafts session
Space Chase Quiz [Ages 5+]
Wednesday 14 August, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Test your space knowledge to see if you’re a born astronaut
Space workshop [Ages 5+]
Saturday 17 August, 2:30 - 3:45pm
Create your own saucers and watch then whizz around
Special Art Club: Crescent Moon & Star Mobile [Ages 5+]
Sunday 18 August, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Create your own mobile to hang above your bed
Robots Takeover! [Ages 5+]
Monday 19 August, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Use recyclable items to create your own robots
Write a SpaceStory [Ages 5+]
Wednesday 21 August, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Get inspired by our Science Fiction books to write your own space themed short story.
Space Day Fun Day [Ages 5+]
Saturday 24 August, 2:30 - 3:45pm
Eeek… Calling all earthlings! We are half way through the Space Race
Special Art Club: Make Moon Rocks [Ages 5+]
Sunday 25 August, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Make them shiny, sparkly or colourful - however you like!
Super Hero Comics [Ages 5+]
Wednesday 28 August, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Enter a universe with your own superhero and watch them rule their own planet
Magnificent Mural [Ages 5+]
Saturday 31 August, 2:30 - 3:45pm
Celebrate the world With a mural of everything earthly and out of this world!
Special Art Club: Summer Memories [Ages 5+]
Sunday 1 September, 2:15 - 3:30pm
It’s the end of the Summer Holidays! Draw all about your favourite summer memories.
Idea Store Business Workshops and Seminars at Idea Store Whitechapel
Throughout the year
Idea Store runs a monthly series of seminars and workshops for small business at Idea Store Whitechapel. Whether you're just starting out, have a great business idea or need help with marketing or your online social media presence - we'll have a seminar for you - and it's FREE.
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