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Spring Festival

Spring Half Term Festival – Feb 2013

Cannon Hill Park Friends with Community Hub Workshops 16 – 23 February
Location: Big Top Studio mobile workshop on Events Organiser standing by Golden Lion

EVENTS DIARY AND PROGRAMME CONTENTS

Sat 16th OPEN DAY 10.00am to 2.00pm with Displays and Information – Park Friends 2013 Programme, Community Hub and Big Top Studio facilities. Schools photo competition sponsored by SCCB College and Park Friends.

Sun 17
th FLOOD RIVER WALK – Friends and Rea Valley Conservation Group 10.30am From MAC to Ten Acres, Stirchley along old and new River courses. Notes on Friends website, supported by OPAL WM, & River Rea Heritage Trail.

Mon 18
th FAMILY PROGRAMME for 8-12yrs with accompanying adults. 10 – 11.30am The BIG CARDBOARD THEATRE Workshop – Make My Play company, working with Parks for Play and BPCN. ( 10 Places ) *watch a drama production from the BCT Company, then * join a workshop to make your own cardboard characters and puppet theatre play. £1 for materials
12.30 – 2pm Explore the main park features with guides and help Park Friends create an interactive visitor trail for use with ‘Amplify the Map’ trails online. See
www.cannonhillpeoplespark.net Heritage features map
2.30 – 4pm Heritage Friends Hub workshop – by invitation.

Tue 19
th MAKE MY PLAY –Inclusive Play Workshop (1) for 8 – 12yrs & families 10 – 11.30am The BIG CARDBOARD THEATRE – Make My Play company Performance and puppet theatre workshop for SEN children and their family.
12.30 – 2pm Inclusive Toy-making Workshop (2) – family workshop using recycled materials to make interactive toys suitable for all abilities.
2.30 – 4pm Park Community Play Hub cluster workshop with Make My Play.

Wed 20
th FAMILY PROGRAMME for 8-12 yrs with accompanying adults. 10 – 11.30am T Shirt Making Workshop (10 Places) £1 for materials Join the workshop group to design, print and assemble your own interactive techno-shirt to amaze your friends and family.
12.30 -2pm FAMILY PROGRAMME for 8 – 12yrs with accompanying adults Create and sow your own Mini-Garden Herb Tray with Change Kitchen * learn about herbs, and choose seeds to plant and grow at home, * make some healthy take-away dough for baking or pizza, and * participate in our topping taste quiz. (10 Places) £1 for materials
2.30 – 4pm Community Growing Hub workshop – by invitation.

Thu 21
st FAMILY STORYMAKING PROG for 8 – 12yrs with accompanying adults * Listen and participate in a Story-in-a-Bag session, then * make your own Story Bag and stories to share with friends ,family or at school.
12.30 – 2pm PARK EXPLORERS SAFARI – collect Map at the Big Top Studio leading to clues hidden around the Park. Answer Safari questions and complete tasks to collect your Big Top Studio goody bag.
2.30 – 4pm Community Games and Sport Hub workshop –by invitation.

Fri 22
nd FAMILY SHOWCASE DAY for 8 – 12yrs and accompanying adults. 10 – 11.30am WINDCHIME MAKING WORKSHOP on Park Bandstand. 10 – 2pm Display of all workshop materials in Studio.

Sat 23
rd OPEN DAY – PARK FRIENDS and COMMUNITY HUBS SHOWCASE: Display of all workshop materials, and opportunities for families and volunteers to become involved with Park Community Hub projects. 10 – 2pm around Park Bandstand and Big Top Studio.

Cannon Hill Park Friends and Community Hub
www.cannonhillpeoplespark.net
www.bigtopstudio.co.uk community asset
Contact: Tony Fox cannonhillfriend@aol.com

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Festival of Lights starts Oct 19th!

Park Friends and Robert Wilkinson Big Top Studios present a
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS in Cannon Hill Park
19 - 28 Oct 2012
DRAFT PROGRAMME NOTES
Set Up Dates: 15 – 16 Oct

SCHOOLS DAYS: 17 – 19 Oct Festival of Lights Arts Showcase with South Area Schools NetworkDiwali theme and Park Photo Exhibition, with installations and mixed media
Workshops with :–
Vanley Burke, community photographer
Andy McKeown, digital light artist with schools Park Kaleidoscope
Schools astronomers with Dark Sky Discovery
Light and sound recordings with Moths and Bats

    Festival of Lights with Big Top Studio and Robert Wilkinson Fun Fair Fri 19 Oct – Sun 28 Oct 2012
    with Big Top Studio and Park Exhibition, Festival Stage ‘Brum has Talent’, & Pool of Light Show after dusk
    Other events in the Festival Programme –
      ‘ Breathing Spaces’ – Birmingham needs for Peoples Parks, & young people’s playing fields.
      ‘ Birmingham Weather’ – featuring extremes from all seasons and effects on City livings.
      ‘ Holiday season in the Parks and Sands of Lincolnshire’ – family pictures from yesteryear.
        Contact: Tony Fox, Park Friends for Festival of Lights and Big Top Studio programme
        cannonhillfriend@aol.com 0798 1338138 www.bigtopstudio.co.uk
        www.twitter.com/cannonhillpark
        www.betweenyourears.co.uk Audio trails

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