Discover activities to suit all ages and budgets in this fantastic programme of workshops, performances and events. Find out how you can get involved!

How to book:

Click the appropriate ‘Book’ button to book your place at any of the activities listed. For any event or activity without a button, simply show up on the day. Donations are appreciated by not necessary – pay what you can! All income raised through this programme will go towards our work with people excluded from the arts.

For enquiries, or help with booking, contact us at:

booking@city-arts.org.uk
0115 9505 251

 

Family Friendly Workshops

Artist and gardener Carys Cook is in residence at City Arts all summer. Help her create a hidden oasis in the city that the whole community can enjoy!

Create your own bird feeder
Tuesday, 31 July 2018
2 – 4pm

Create your own bird feeder and add one to City Arts’ beautiful backyard garden.

We’ll make feeders for the birds whilst having a nibble ourselves! Have you had sausages recently? Why not collect the fat and bring it along with you? Or the crumbs left over in your bread bag? All materials provided but if you can recycle some of your food waste ever better!

Suitable for ages 3 to 11.

FREE

Eventbrite - Create your own bird feeder – a free family-friendly workshop at City Arts


Parent plant pot portraits
Tuesday, 7 August 2018
2 – 4pm

Turn mum or dad into a plant pot and watch their green hair grow! Paint your parent’s portrait on a plant pot and sow seeds in their head to grow some luscious locks. All material provided.

Suitable for ages 3 to 11.

FREE

Eventbrite - Parent plant pot portraits – a free family-friendly workshop at City Arts


Homemade Toothpaste
Tuesday, 14 August 2018
2 – 4pm

In this fun family workshop, you will create completely natural toothpaste.

Get your children excited about oral hygiene! Find out what you are putting in your mouth! All materials & ingredients provided.

Suitable for ages 3 to 11.

FREE

Eventbrite - Homemade Toothpaste – a free family-friendly workshop at City Arts


SEED BOMBS!
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
2 – 4pm

Learn how to make seed bombs in this free, family-friendly workshop. We will be using recycled pulp and seeds to create garden grenades. Explode your bombs on flowerless land to add some extra green to the city!

Suitable for ages 3 to 11.

FREE

Eventbrite - SEED BOMBS!  – a free family-friendly workshop at City Arts

 

Workshops for adults

Making Sauerkraut
Thursday, 9 August 2018
6 – 8pm

Sauerkraut is finely cut cabbage that has been fermented by lactic acid bacteria. It’s delicious! Before refrigeration, preserved foods like sauerkraut would provide a source of nutrients in the winter.

This workshop will teach you how to make your own sauerkraut. We will have a range of spices and herbs available to flavour your pickle. All ingredients provided. Bring a jam or pot so that you can take it home.

Suitable for adults aged 18+.

PAY WHAT YOU CAN

Eventbrite - Making Sauerkraut


Herbal Tea Ceremony
Thursday, 23 August 2018
6 – 8pm

Unwind at this herbal infusion tea ceremony. We will be making the tea ourselves using herbs harvested from the City Arts garden.

The ceremony will teach you how to prepare tea whilst you learn about localised consumption and relaxation.

Suitable for adults aged 18+.

PAY WHAT YOU CAN

Eventbrite - Herbal Tea Ceremony