Idea Store - New Activities & Events February - March

New Activities & Events February - March

February

Theatre Show: The Ugly Duckling & Other Stories
The Open Theatre Company is coming back to Idea Store Chrisp Street! After three fantastic performances of different stories, they will be showcasing a variety of poplar stories written by Hans Christian Andersen for you to enjoy. Arrive early to make sure you get a seat.
Fun for all the family
Monday 13 February, 11:30am

Prime Time
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.
Fun for the Over 50s
Thursdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm
2 February – Gransnet (IT session)
9 February – Social session
16 February – Brain Teasers & Quiz
23 February – Fun & Games

Girls’ Book Club
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.
Tuesdays, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
7 February – Beatrix Potter; ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’
14 February – Valentine’s Day
21 February – International Mother Language Day
28 February – Jokes! Let’s enjoy joke books.

Teenage Book Club
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 make new ones.
Fun for the over 12s
Thursdays, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
2 February – Creative Writing session
9 February – Vampires, Zombies and Werewolves
16 February – Romance Stories
23 February – Action and Adventure stories

March

Prime Time
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.
Fun for the over 50s
Thursdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm
2 March – Gransnet (IT session)
9 March – Educational Movie - 'The Theory of Everything'
16 March – Arts & Crafts (St. Patrick’s Day)
23 March – Brain Teasers & Quiz
30 March – Fun & Games

Art Club: World Book Day
What story character do you like best? Celebrate World Book Day by creating a mask of your favourite characters to recreate their stories and adventures: a fun session for all the family!
For children between 6 - 12 years
Sunday 5 March, 2:15 – 3:00pm
    
Boys’ Book Club: Women’s History
Celebrate women’s contribution to society in the past and today.
For boys up to the age of 11 years
Monday 6, 13 and 20 March, 4:00 – 5:00pm

Girls’ Book Club: Women’s History
Celebrate women’s contribution to society in the past and today.
For girls up to the age of 11 years
Tuesday 7 and 14 March, 4:00 – 5:00pm

Book Group: Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown
We aim to create an enjoyable shared experience in our monthly book group, which meets on the second Monday of every month. Just borrow 'Rubyfruit Jungle' from the Idea Store, read it, then come along to the book group to discuss! Open to all. To mark Women’s History Month, March's book shall be by a female author about issues facing women in society.
Monday 13 March, 7:00 – 8:30pm

Book Break
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 March we will be reading short stories and poems by Rabindranath Tagore to celebrate Bangladeshi Independence Day.
Tuesday 21 March, 2:00 - 3:30pm

Film Screening: Suffragette (2015)
This film documents the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement and the women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal state. This is a brilliant way to raise awareness during Women’s History Month.
Fun for the over 12s
Tuesday 28 March, 2:00 – 3:30pm

Girls’ Book Club
Let’s read The Fox and the Crocodile – a folk story from Bangladesh.
For girls up to the age of 11 years
Tuesday 28 March, 4:00 – 5:00pm

Film Screening: The Clay Bird (Matir Moina) [PG rating]
Spend some quality time with your family by enjoying this film. Learn about the history of Bangladeshi Independence, its culture, faith and the brutal political changes entering a small-town world.
Thursday 30 March, 4:00 – 5:30pm