Idea Store - New Activities & Events May - June

New Activities & Events May - June

May

Medicine for the Soul at Idea Store Chrisp Street
Did you know that regularly visiting a library or Idea Store can have a great positive impact on your happiness and wellbeing? Take part in this session to discover all the possible health benefits you can find at Idea Store Chrisp Street. Discover online resources such as PressDisplay and Zinio where you can download the latest health magazines. Also learn how to use Freegal, where you can download relaxing music for free.
Every Tuesday in May 5:00-7:00pm                                        

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

4 May – Gransnet (IT Session)
11 May – Catch up on the latest news
18 May – Brain Teasers & Quiz
25 May – Fun & Games

Book Break: Short Stories [Adults]
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. For this April we shall be reading a variety of short stories and poems. If there’s anything you’d recommend for the session, feel free to make your suggestions.
Tuesday in May 2:00 - 3:30pm

Writing Fantasy for Teenagers [Ages 12+]
For the Teen Book Group this May we shall be focussing on making our own fantasy stories. Each week we shall explore different genres, from dragons to fairy tales, so make sure you come along to hone your story-telling skills.
Thursdays in May 4:00 – 5:00pm

4 May – Knights and Dragons
11 May – Science Fiction
18 May – Witchcraft and Wizardry
25 May – Beasts and Creatures

June

The Imitation Game: Film screening [adults]
Tuesday 13 June
2:00 - 3:30pm
Come along to this free film screening celebrating Pride in London, 2017. The Immitation Game is a gripping, acclaimed thriller that tells the incredible true story of unsung war hero Alan Turing, the British mathematician responsible for cracking the German Enigma code during World War II.

Brokeback Mountain: Film screening [adults]
Tuesday 27 June
2:00 – 3:30pm
Come along to this free film screening celebrating Pride in London, 2017. Set against the sweeping vistas of Wyoming and Texas, the film tells the story of two young men - a ranch-hand and a rodeo cowboy - who meet in the summer of 1963, and unexpectedly forge a lifelong connection, one whose complications, joys, and tragedies provide a testament to the endurance and power of love.

Book Break: Short Stories [adults]
Tuesdays 6 and 20 June
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. For this April we shall be reading a variety of short stories and poems. If there’s anything you’d recommend for the session, feel free to make your suggestions.

Discover Ancient History [Ages 12+]
Thursdays in June
4:00 – 5:00pm
For the Teen Book Group this June we shall be learning about Ancient History. From ancient Egypt to Greece, we’ll learn about the cultures and beliefs that paved the ground for modern history. Come along each week to learn something new.

1 June – Ancient Egypt
8 June – Ancient Greece
15 June – The Aztecs
22 June – The Mayan Civilisation
29 June – The Ancient Druids