New Activities & Events - October - December
Winter Reading Challenge:
Read four books from November 30 - December 21 for our Winter Reading Challenge, and you will receive your certificate from Santa!
Saturday 30 November, 11:15am-12:00pm
Launch Day! Sign up for this year’s Winter Reading Challenge.
Elf Toy Workshop
Saturday 30 November, 2:30-3:30pm
Help Santa and his Elf design the best toys of the year! Staff dress as Santa and Elf, we choose 3 winners.
Sparkly Winter Decorations
Sunday 1 December, 2:15-3:30pm
Design your own baubles and decorate the Christmas tree.
Crazy Calendar Craft
Saturday 7 December, 2:30-3:30pm
Design your 2020 calendar with your favourite characters. The best one wins a prize!
Sunday 8 December, 2:15-3:30pm
The reindeers have escaped! Help Santa by designing your very own reindeer.
Frost Fair (Run by Museum of London Docklands)
Saturday 14 December, 2:30-3:30pm
Join the Museum of London craft workshop to make your own ‘Frost Fair’ scene, use magnets to help your ice skaters magically glides across the ice. Frost Fairs took place many years ago, when the river Thames would freeze over and huge celebrations were held on the ice.
Snowman Dress Up
Sunday 15 December, 2:15-3:30pm
It's getting chilly! Wrap up your snowman by making winter hats and gloves.
Special Yuletide Storytime
Monday 16 December, 10:30-11:15am
Your favourite Christmas nursery rhymes and stories with Santa.
Christmas Singalong Storytime
Thursday 19 December, 10:30-11:15am
Singlalong nursery rhymes with Rita.
Make a Silly Santa Mask
Saturday 21 December, 2:00-3:00pm
Make a wacky Santa mask Ho! Ho! Ho!
Saturday 21 December, 3:00-4:30pm
Santa would like to give your certificates to all those who have read 4 books for the Winter Reading Challenge!
Make your own Winter Creature
Sunday 22 December, 2:15-3:30pm
Make your very own Snowman, Penguin, Polar Bear, and many more winter creatures.
Monday 23 December, 2:15-3:30pm
Eeeekk… Forgot to send your Christmas cards? Come along and create your own special cards.
Saturday 28 December, 2:30-3:30pm
Telling classic Christmas stories and writing our own new ones!
Art Club: Make your own Snowflakes
Sunday 29 December, 2:15-3:30pm
Let it snow, Let it snow, Let it snow….
Idea Store Business Workshops and Seminars at Idea Store Whitechapel
Throughout the year
Idea Store runs a monthly series of seminars and workshops for small business at Idea Store Whitechapel. Whether you're just starting out, have a great business idea or need help with marketing or your online social media presence - we'll have a seminar for you - and it's FREE.
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