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New Activities & Events - October - December

October

The Empire Needs Men
Monday 1 - Sunday 7 October
As the 100th anniversary of the armistice approaches, this exhibition highlights the individual stories of African soldiers and regiments, and the history surrounding them. Come and see standing colour banners which tell these stories along with framed historical photography from the World War I era.

Spoken Word Poetry for ESOL Learners
Wednesday 17 October, 1:00 - 3:00pm
Come and join Adukeh and listen to a spoken word poetry performance then have the chance to create your own in a workshop with an ESOL tutor and Adukeh. Use your voice and the English language to talk about your journey to the UK.  ESOL learners from across the borough are welcome to join at Entry 2 level or above.

Patient Access with Prime Time
Thursday 18 October, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Would you like to find out how you can book GP appointments or order repeat prescriptions online? Patient access helps you take control of your healthcare. Whether you're an existing Patient Access user or a new one, come along to our session to find out how you can register and access your health records online.

Job Club: Getting Online
Friday 19 October, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Did you know that you can gain the skills, knowledge and tools that you need to start a business or find a job from the Idea Store website? During our session we shall explore our online resources for gaining skills and employment, completing CVs, applications and gaining skills, helping you to build a better future. Come along to this workshop to find the essential resources to shape your career and future.

The Beautiful Game
Saturday 20 October
Workshop, 12:00 - 1:30pm
Performance, 3:00pm
A celebration of all things football! Samba Theatre presented by Cornucopia Theatre Company. With jaw dropping ensemble theatre, dance, spectacular costumes and live Samba percussion, ‘The Beautiful Game’ is an unforgettable immersive theatre piece; exciting for all! This is an amazing journey of football from the U.K to Brazil and around the world!

Halloween Special Boy’s Book Group
Monday 22 October, 4:00 – 5:00pm
It’s the spookiest time of the year where ghouls, ghosts, vampires and werewolves come out to play and scare Muggles and mortals alike unless they are appeased by sweets and chocolates (what a bargain!). Flick through our scariest stories and spook each other with tales of horror! If anyone gets too scared – offer chocolates!

Halloween Special Girl’s Book Group
Tuesday 23 October, 4:00 – 5:00pm
It’s the spookiest time of the year where ghouls, ghosts, vampires and werewolves come out to play and scare Muggles and mortals alike unless they are appeased by sweets and chocolates (what a bargain!). Flick through our scariest stories and spook each other with tales of horror! If anyone gets too scared – offer chocolate!  

Halloween Special Code Club
Wednesday 24 October, 4:00 – 5:00pm
Learn how to make your own games! Join other coders who will be trying to get a ghost to fly through a maze or a zombie to eat vegetables.

Halloween Special Family Reading
Saturday 27 October, 2:00 – 3:00pm
All families are welcome to our spooky reading session followed by a writing activity. We promise not to be too scary. Fun for all the family!

Halloween Special Art Club
Sunday 28 October, 2:15 -3:00pm
If you want to be imaginative or just want to have fun with art then join this club and explore your creativity.

December

Winter Reading Challenge
Saturday 1 December – Saturday 22 December
Read any 4 books in December and receive a wonderful Winter Reading Challenge certificate from Santa himself! Come to the Idea Store to sign up!

Christmas Special Boy’s Book Group
Mondays in December, 4:00 – 5:00pm
It’s the jolliest time of the year where kids get up early and rummage under the green tree for presents and chocolates. Whether you’ve been good or bad, join us in the holiday spirit to read stories and make some fantastic cards!

Christmas Special Girl’s Book Group
Tuesdays in December, 4:00 – 5:00pm
It’s the jolliest time of the year where kids get up early and rummage under the green tree for presents and chocolates. Whether you’ve been good or bad, join us in the holiday spirit to read stories and make some fantastic cards!

Christmas Special Code Club
Wednesdays in December, 4:00 – 5:00pm
Learn how to make your own games! Join other coders who will be trying to help Santa deliver all the presents on time.

Christmas Special Family Reading Time
Saturdays in December, 2:00 – 3:00pm
Join us in having a pick from our great book selection about all things winter and Christmas as we talk about what everyone has been reading. Fun for all the family!

Christmas Special Art Club
Sundays in December, 2:15 – 3:00pm
As we come to December the snow will start to fall but due to global warming it will melt VERY QUICKLY. Elsa and Anna and Olaf and Kristoff and Sven will need your help to craft their way through the unpredictable temperatures! …Do you wanna build a (paper) snowman? Come to art club to pitch in!