Upcoming events:



Petting Farm Community Event

10:00am - 12:00pm |
Colchester High School, 15 Wellesley Road, Colchester CO3 3HD 
Come and join us down on the "farm" at the Colchester High School Community Fun Day on Saturday 17th March from 10 am to 12 noon. Activities will include not only lots of lovely animals to pet but also farm themed arts and crafts, sports and face paints. The event is open to all children from birth to 5 years old.
Village Hall, Layer de la Haye, Colchester CO2 0EH 
Come and enjoy a speggtacular Easter Egg Hunt through the enchanting Layer de-la-Haye woods on Good Friday

The event will start in the Village Hall (Annexe), New Cut, Layer de-la-Haye, CO2 0EH where tickets can be purchased at £4 per Child. 

Food, refreshments and cake will all be available on the day as well as face painting and other entertainment. We promise it will be eggstra special!

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Video Game Making (7+)

10:00am - 1:00pm | £25
Signals Media Arts Centre
Victoria Chambers St. Runwald St,
Make your own 2D video game using Scratch – the easy to learn game design software. Scratch is the perfect way to learn the basics of coding, and is used in schools all over the world. During the workshop you’ll make simple 2D arcade games and at the end you’ll share them online (via the Scratch website) or pop them onto your own USB to take home.

Stop Motion Animation (9+)

10:00am - 3:00pm | £35
Signals Media Arts Centre
Victoria Chambers St. Runwald St,
Make miniature sets and characters, and animate your own short film. If you can imagine it, we’ll help you animate it! Using a range of artist materials such as card, paint and modelling clay, you will create a short animated film with animation software and miniature cameras.

Pottery for Kids

1:00pm - 2:00pm |
Stour Valley Business Centre, Sudbury, CO10 7GB 
Located at the Stour Valley Business Centre in Sudbury, these interactive pottery lessons for kids will consist of an hour long session, during which they will be shown how to hand build something unique with clay.

Booking essential. 8 years + and accompanied by an adult. For younger children, please contact Rachael directly to arrange a tailor made lesson to suit their abilities. 

Four dates available- 4th April, 5th April, 12th April and 13th April. See other events on our Facebook page.

To book, contact Rachael on 07572574763 or email sudburypotteryclass@gmail.com

£8 per child (includes all materials)

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Game in a Day (11+)

10:00am - 3:00pm | £35
Signals Media Arts Centre
Victoria Chambers St. Runwald St,
Make awesome 2D games using Construct 3 and learn the basics of game design theory. Design, prototype and play test your very own 2D game all in a day, under the expert guidance of our game design tutors! Construct3 is a powerful game design engine that allows you to make games for phones, tablets, computers and games consoles – so presents a fantastic opportunity to take your game design skills to the next level.

Family Movement and Sound Workshop

2:00pm - 4:00pm | £5 adult / £3 child / Free for under 3's
Lewis Gardens
The Colchester Movement and Sound Collective are now offering monthly Sunday workshops suitable for families and open to all ages. We welcome adults with a willingness to connect with their inner child! Come and explore movement and sound within a creative, inclusive and playful environment. We aim to guide you out of your head and into your body, breath and heart.

Sunday MAS ♥ movement and sound 

guided by a collective of dance, sound, yoga and bodywork practitioners 
enriched by creative live percussion.and complimentary playlists

What to expect:
- Light and creative yoga for all ages
- Movement games
- Guided explorations into creative movement and sound
- Laughter yoga
- Playing with props
- Story Telling
- Free Dancing - move how you wish to a creative music playlist and live percussion
- Sound Journeys and Relaxation

***Welcome to drop in or out anytime within the 2 hours (with exception to the last 20 minutes to avoid disturbance during relaxation)

Cost : £5 adult / £3 child / Free for under 3's 
Pay on the door! Just turn up!

* PLEASE NOTE: This event is not part of the Firstsite programme, so payment will be made directly to the workshop facilitators on the day. No pre-booking required.* 

Email: fridaynightmas@gmail.com

We can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FridayMAS

The Collective Members 
Yan Thompson - Yoga with Yan: www.facebook.com/yogawithyan 
Lucy Teed - Holistic Massage: www.facebook.com/lucyteedholistic 
Sarah-Savitri Yoga - Your Space: www.facebook.com/yourspaceyoga 
Omar Aziz - Gong Voyage: www.facebook.com/groups/1678109815790602/ 
Isobel Moth - Dance of Awareness: www.facebook.com/isobel.moth 
Leanne Weird - Ecstatic Dance Essex: www.facebook.com/ecstaticdanceessex

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