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New Activities & Events - February - April


Chinese New Year Celebration Art Club [Ages 5+]
Sunday 3 February 2:15 - 3:15pm
Celebrate the year of the pig by creating your own Chinese fan and lantern.

Understanding Your Child’s Online World
Tuesday 5 February, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Part of Safer Internet.  A series of workshops highlighting positive uses of technology and to explore the role we all play in helping to create a better and safer online community.

  • These practical information session which will cover
  • Tips on the safe use of mobile devices
  • Raising awareness of technology and child development
  • Cyber-bullying
  • Social networking

From the Stands
Friday 8 February - Friday 1 March
Exhibition of photographs of West Ham fans taken at London Stadium by Dawud Marsh.
Open Viewing Evening Wednesday 13 February 7:00 - 8:30pm

Character Hand Puppets Making [Ages 5 - 15]
Tuesday 19 February, 2:30 - 3:30pm
Get creative and make your very own character hand puppet!

Make your own Comic book! [Ages 5 - 15]
Thursday 21 February, 2:30 - 3:30pm
Create your own comic book and let your imagination run wild!

Animal Mask Making Art Club [Ages 5+]
Sunday 24 February 2:15 - 3:15pm
Come along to our fun art club and create your own animal mask!


The Modern Suffragette
Saturday 2 - Sunday 31 March
Inspired by the photographs of Suffragette and photographer Norah Smyth, 7 women from London have produced images around the theme of ‘What would the Suffragettes have photographed today?’ Learning to use analogue cameras and traditional black and white darkroom techniques, the group have taken and printed their own photographs for exhibition at Idea Store Bow.

Make a Cat in the Hat-inspired Hat Art Club [Ages 5+]
Sunday 3 March, 2:15 - 3:15pm
What better way to embrace World Book Day than to dress up like on of Dr. Seuss” classic characters? Make your very own Cat in the Hat-inspired Hat and decorate it as you wish!

World Book Day Fun day [Ages 5+]
Thursday 7 March, 3.30 - 5.00pm
Celebrate World Book Day with us by dressing up as your favorites and enjoy a range of events throughout the day in our children’s library, including design a book cover. Share a story with us or someone in the Idea Store and receive a certificate.

International Women’s Day [Ages 5+]
Friday 8 March, 3:30 - 5:00pm
Join us in celebration the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Tell us who inspires you and why? Choose an inspirational woman from the present day or the past and write an acrostic poem about them using the letters of their name.

Feeling Lucky Art Club [Ages 5+]
Sunday 17 March,2:15 - 3:15pm
Let’s get messy and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Paint your own pot of gold and colorful rainbow using only your HANDS!

Mother’s Day Card Making Art Club [Ages 5+]
Sunday 31 March, 2:15 - 3:15pm
Do you know what and agamograph is? Come and make one! An agamograph is a fun and freaky card design that looks like magic-perfect for a mother’s Day surprise!


Decorate for Spring Art Club
Sunday 7 April, 2:15 - 3:30pm
It is spring, time for fresh and colourful ideas. Come and help us create spring themed decorations for our Idea Store: flowers, blossom on the trees, bunnies hopping, it’s all in there!

Make a Rosette Sunflower Paper craft
Tuesday 9 April, 2:30 - 3:30pm
A fan of spring? So are we! This time around we are showing you how to make a wonderful 3D rosette sunflower paper craft!

Make Your Own Easter Bunny hats
Thursday 11 April, 2:30 - 3:30pm
Get creative in our Arts and crafts session, where you can make up your very own Easter bunny hats to take home – now that’s Egg-citing!

Make a Easter Basket Art Club
Sunday 14 April, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Collecting Easter eggs has to be the most egg-citing part of Easter morning. Seeing what that big old bunny left is great fun – but what to collect them in? Come along and create your own Easter egg Basket!

Easter Pop up Card Making
Tuesday 16 April,2:30 - 3:30pm
We love Easter! It’s such a fun holiday for making all kinds of chick and bunny themed crafts. And since those two animals are beyond adorable so are the crafts! Ready to make your own Easter pop up card? We certainly are!

The Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt
Thursday 18 April, 2:30 - 3:30pm
Join us on the hunt, and come with your thinking caps on as you will have to solve clues!

Make a Easter Bunny Bookmark
Sunday 21 April, 2:15 - 3:30pm
Create a Easter Bunny Bookmark during our Art Club


Travelling Tales, National Share a Story Month [Ages 5+]
Tuesday 28 May, Thursday 30th May 
2:15 - 3:30pm
National Share-A-Story Month is an annual celebration of the power of storytelling and story sharing. The theme for May 2019 is Travelling Tales and you will have the opportunity to create a story that involves any sort of travel, from the usual trains and boats and planes, to journeys through time and space. You will then be able to create your very own book.


Create your very own paper plate whale!! [Ages 5+]
Sunday 2 June 
2:15 - 3:15pm
Come along to our weekly art club session and create your own paper plate whale for world ocean day!!