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New Activities & Events - April - May

April

Shakespeare Family Arts
Let’s celebrate Shakespeare’s 454th birthday. Enjoy our live theatre performances of Shakespeare extracts and authentic Elizabethan musicians. Try your skills at a collaborative pop quiz for guardians and children!
Sunday 15 April, 2:00-3:00pm
Create your own ruffs to get an authentic experience for Shakespearean time and culture.
Sunday 22 April, 2:00-3:30pm
Shakespearean students and experts are visiting for a letter folding workshop. Learn how people communicated with each other during the 16th century.

Book Break [adults]
Tuesdays in April
2:00 – 3:30pm
Sit back and relax as we read stories and poems together and enjoy a shared reading experience. Talk about the issues and topics raised over a cup of tea and biscuits. This April we are reading short crime stories by James Patterson.

Prime Time [Ages 50+]
Thursdays in April
10:00am – 12:00pm
Come along to our weekly gatherings! We aim to bring you culture, news, books, activities, talks and outings. Golden Time sessions are a great way to unwind and relax with a cup of tea.
5 April – Gransnet (IT session)
12 April – Catching Up with the News
19 April – Brain Teasers & Quiz
26 April – Fun & Games

Teenage Book Club [Ages 12+]
Thursdays in April
4:00 – 5:00pm
Let’s share reading with others in a relaxing and friendly environment. Work with Idea Store staff to create a place that’s special for you, where you can spend time with your friends and meet new people.
5 April – James Dashner; Maze Runner series
12 April – Robert Muchamore; Cherub series
19 April – What books do you like reading?
26 April – Manga reading and drawing

May

Employment Week Job Club
Friday 18 May
11:00am – 12:00pm
As part of Employment Week, we are focussing on helping everyone to find the right employment. Use our online resources such as Cobra Universal Skills to find out what kind of profession if right for you! Learn how to apply for Volunteer roles at the Idea Store using our website.
 
Girls’ Book Club [children]
Tuesday in May
4:00 – 5:00pm
This group is fun way to get together and enjoy stories and a wide variety of activities, such as quizzes and creative projects. Make new friends and gain new experiences by taking part.
1 May – Famous Detectives
8 May – Medicine for the Soul

Prime Time [Ages 50+]
Come along to our weekly gatherings! We aim to bring you culture, news, books, activities, talks and outings. Golden Time sessions are a great way to unwind and relax with a cup of tea.
Take part to renew or register for a Freedom Pass:
Bring along - Previous Freedom Pass - A passport photo - Any relevant paperwork
Thursday in March, 10:00am – 12:00pm
3 May - Gransnet (IT session)
10 May  - Catching up with the News
17 May - Brain Teasers & Quiz
24 May - Five Ways of Wellbeing workshop
31 May - Fun & Games

Five Ways of Wellbeing
Thursday 24 May, 10:00am-12:00pm
This workshop uses discussion and stories to explore the Five Ways to Wellbeing which have been shown to help us to stay well both mentally, emotionally & physically. It has proven to be of help to everyone in making changes in their daily lives that bring more happiness and contentment and a way of coping with life’s ups and downs more positively.