Workshops

Learn to Jive Course

Learn to Jive Course

Wednesday 14 September to 5 October

7–8pm

Cost: £40 per person, £36 concession

Join us for a little bit of Strictly fever! Following the success of previous classes we are delighted to welcome back Derry Dancing to teach another four-week jive course. Suitable for complete beginners and improvers, a jive routine will be choreographed that will be fun to learn and easy to remember and all classes use a variety of music that everyone can enjoy. These classes are a brilliant way to meet people, build confidence and get you on the dance floor. Please wear comfortable clothes and appropriate footwear.

Use promo code Student-Unwaged-65+Discount on Eventbrite to access the concession rate when purchasing tickets online. Concession rates apply to students, those aged 65 years and older and those who are unwaged. Please note that you may be asked to supply your student ID or ID at the door of the event when presenting your concession ticket.


​Baby Sensory: Old McDonald’s Farm for up to 13 months

Baby Sensory: Old McDonald’s Farm for up to 13 months

Tuesday 11 October

11am – 12pm

Cost: £9 for a parent and baby ticket

Old McDonald had a farm E -I -E -I- O…

We can’t wait to take you to the Baby Sensory farm where we will be exercising, singing, signing, using our imaginations, meeting and playing with the animals and finishing our trip surrounded by beautiful butterflies. A great way for parent and baby to bond and explore.


Halloween Spooky Shadow Workshop for ages 5–11 yrs

Halloween Spooky Shadow Workshop for ages 5–11 yrs

Saturday 22 October

12noon – 1pm

Cost: £12

Discover the magic of shadow puppetry. Make your very own spooky shadow puppet, using shapes, colours and light to create a creative creature to creep around the walls of you house. Professional puppetry tuition from Banyan Theatre included.


Slightly Spooky Stories for tiny tots 2–5 yrs

Slightly Spooky Stories for tiny tots 2–5 yrs

Saturday 29 October

Session 1: 11:30–11:55am

Session 2: 12noon–12:25pm

Cost: £4.50

Put on your Halloween costumes and join us for some slightly scary tales and spooky stories with storyteller Kelly Quigley. Kelly Quigley is a performer and storyteller that brings stories to life for kids through her magical ability to tell a story well.

A parent or guardian is required to accompany their child for the duration of the storytelling.


Santa or Snowman Tree Decoration – 3D Needle felting

Santa or Snowman Tree Decoration – 3D Needle felting

Saturday 26 November

10am–1pm

Cost: £25 full or £23 concession (includes all materials)

Create your own one-of-a-kind jolly, woolly Santa or Snowman to bring a little something special to your tree. Learn how to build up and join simple shapes to create your base and decorate using various types of wool and wool locks. All finished off with some festive tartan ribbon.Suitable for beginners.

Use promo code Student-Unwaged-65+Discount on Eventbrite to access the concession rate when purchasing tickets online. Concession rates apply to students, those aged 65 years and older and those who are unwaged. Please note that you may be asked to supply your student ID or ID at the door of the event when presenting your concession ticket.


​Christmas Decoration Workshop for ages 8–12 yrs

Christmas Decoration Workshop for ages 8–12 yrs

Saturday 3 December

10.30am-12noon

Cost: £12

Kids will design and make their own festive decorations using air-drying clay. with help from Ceramics Artist Fiona Shannon. Pieces will be taken home to dry and paint.


Christmas Wreath Making

Christmas Wreath Making

Saturday 3 December

10am–1pm

Cost: £40 or £36 concession (includes all materials)

Join award winning florist Elaine Taylor and she will take you step by step through the process of designing your very own bespoke festive wreath. Fresh aromatic traditional foliage is the perfect way to get creative whilst also getting in the festive spirt. Please bring your own scissors or secateurs, all other materials will be supplied.

Use promo code Student-Unwaged-65+Discount on Eventbrite to access the concession rate when purchasing tickets online. Concession rates apply to students, those aged 65 years and older and those who are unwaged. Please note that you may be asked to supply your student ID or ID at the door of the event when presenting your concession ticket.


Clay Christmas Decoration Workshop

Clay Christmas Decoration Workshop

Saturday 3 December

1– 2.30pm

Cost: £15 full or £13.50 concession (includes all materials)

Fiona Shannon will guide you through designing and making creative and festive Christmas decorations. Designed for beginners this class will be a fun creative environment to get crafty using a range of clay techniques. Fiona will fire and glaze your decorations to be collected at a later date.

Use promo code Student-Unwaged-65+Discount on Eventbrite to access the concession rate when purchasing tickets online. Concession rates apply to students, those aged 65 years and older and those who are unwaged. Please note that you may be asked to supply your student ID or ID at the door of the event when presenting your concession ticket.


​Festive Storytelling for Tiny Tots for ages 2–5 yrs

Festive Storytelling for Tiny Tots for ages 2–5 yrs

Saturday 10 December

Session 1: 11.30–11.55am

Session 2: 12noon–12.25pm

Cost: £4.50

Join us this Festive Season for some winter fables for little ones with storyteller Kelly Quigley. Kelly brings stories to life for kids through interaction and fun. A parent or guardian is required to accompany their child for the duration of the storytelling.

A parent or guardian is required to accompany the child for the duration of the event.


Christmas Elf Puppet Making for ages 5-11yrs

Christmas Elf Puppet Making for ages 5-11yrs

Saturday 10 December

12noon–1pm

Cost: £12

Will your little Elf be naughty or nice?

Join Banyan Theatre for lots of creative fun and make your very own elf rod puppet to take home and get up to all sorts of mischief. A magical and creative festive workshop to keep little hands busy.


Creative Kids Activity Pack

Creative Kids Activity Pack!

Get Creative at home and let your imagination loose with our Creative Kids Activity Pack! The pack has been created by different local artists with fun art activities they think you'll enjoy. You can use your activity pack alone or with your family for hours of creative fun. Simply download and print off the pack to get started.

Inside the pack you will find lots of different creative activities including:

  • Scratch Art
  • Funny Eyes Craft
  • Dance and Movement Activity
  • Peg Pals Craft
  • The Emperors New Clothes Colouring-in
  • Create your own Spring Flowers Craft
  • Make your own Shadow Puppets

Thank you to our wonderful artists who created the fab art ideas for the pack including, Natasha Duddy, Karen Torley and Tonya Sheina Batts!

Share your creativity with us and send in pictures of anything you make to esther.alleyne@casuewaycoastandglens.gov.uk and we'll share them on our social media pages!


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