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half term activities

Half-Term activities

Idea Store Bow

Shower you with love
Wednesday 14 February, 3 - 4pm

Celebrate Valentine’s day by creating a book mark for a loved one

Creative Writing Workshop with Cliff McNish (for 7-11 year olds)
Friday 16 February, 2 - 4pm

Come along to our workshop to help with your submission to the Tower Hamlets Creative Writing Competition. This years theme is ‘Discover’.

Cliff McNish is an author and experienced in delivering outstandingly engaging writing workshops to students of all ages. Cliff will give pointers and suggestions on how to create characters and how to construct a story in 5 easy steps.

Idea Store Canary Wharf

Build a Bridge
Monday 12 February, 3 - 4pm

Ever wondered why East London has no bridges across the Thames? Discover the answer why and help craft your very own Thames crossing with us!

Join us for a thrilling afternoon of crafting using recycled materials, unleashing your creativity!

Create a Collage
Thursday 15 February, 3 - 4pm

Join us at the Idea Store Canary Wharf for an eye-opening journey into Docklands' history and its incredible transformations!

Make a collage! Draw, colour and glue things that bring you joy and remind you of home!

Creative Writing Workshop with Cliff McNish (for 5-8 year olds)
Tuesday 13th February, 2-4pm

Come along to our workshop to help with your submission to the Tower Hamlets Creative Writing Competition. This years theme is ‘Discover’.

Cliff McNish is an author and experienced in delivering outstandingly engaging writing workshops to students of all ages. Cliff will give pointers and suggestions on how to create characters and how to construct a story in 5 easy steps.

Idea Store Chrisp Street

My Favourite Book
Tuesday 13 February, 2 - 3pm

Write about your favourite book and make it into a bookmark

Creative Writing Workshop with Cliff McNish (for 7-11 year olds)
Thursday 15 February, 2 - 4pm

Come along to our workshop to help with your submission to the Tower Hamlets Creative Writing Competition. This years theme is ‘Discover’.

Cliff McNish is an author and experienced in delivering outstandingly engaging writing workshops to students of all ages. Cliff will give pointers and suggestions on how to create characters and how to construct a story in 5 easy steps.

Idea Store Watney Market

Creative Writing Workshop with Adisa (for 11-15 year olds)
Monday 12 February, 2 - 4pm

Come along to our workshop to help with your submission to the Tower Hamlets Creative Writing Competition. This years theme is ‘Discover’.

Adisa is a performance poet on a mission to highlight the power of poetry both on and off the page. His work is firmly rooted in African Caribbean history and folklore tradition.

Snakes and Ladders Competition (Ages 6+)
Wednesday 14 February, 2 - 4pm 

Come along for an afternoon of board game fun! See if you can be Watney Market's first snakes and ladders champion!

Idea Store Whitechapel

Creative Writing Workshop with Cliff McNish (for 7-11 year olds)
Saturday 10 February, 10:00am - 12noon

Come along to our workshop to help with your submission to the Tower Hamlets Creative Writing Competition. This years theme is ‘Discover’.

Valentine Fan Craft 
Tuesday 13 February, 2 - 3pm

Make a Valentine’s fan for someone special, from their #1 fan!

Magical Dragon
Thursday 15 February, 2 - 3pm

Design and decorate your own magical dragon for Chinese New Year!

Bethnal Green Library

Creative Writing Workshop with Cliff McNish (for 5-8 year olds)
Wednesday 14th February, 2 - 4pm

Come along to our workshop to help with your submission to the Tower Hamlets Creative Writing Competition. This years theme is ‘Discover’.

Cliff McNish is an author and experienced in delivering outstandingly engaging writing workshops to students of all ages. Cliff will give pointers and suggestions on how to create characters and how to construct a story in 5 easy steps.

Cubitt Town Library

Heart Shaped Gift Box
Saturday 3 February, 3 - 4pm

Create your own box this Valentines.

Valentines Card
Saturday 10 February, 3 - 4pm

Design your own card for a loved one.

Creative Writing Workshop with Adisa (for 7-11 year olds)
Saturday 17th February, 10:00am - 12noon

Come along to our workshop to help with your submission to the Tower Hamlets Creative Writing Competition. This years theme is ‘Discover’.

Adisa is a performance poet on a mission to highlight the power of poetry both on and off the page. His work is firmly rooted in African Caribbean history and folklore tradition.