Events Listings: Celebrate and Create: Traditional Arts and Crafts of the Forest

Celebrate and Create: Traditional Arts and Crafts of the Forest

Nfnpa arts fest 2017 for events

Date: 10 June 2017

Location: Forest Arts Centre, New Milton

Time: 13:00 - 17:00

Cost: Free

Help us celebrate Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month and the opening of our Heathland to Housing exhibition.

  • 11am – 3pm Drop in Workshop: Wagon painting and Creative Crafts
    Decorate an almost life-size traditional wagon with artists Carnival of Crows. There will also be all sorts of creative crafts to have a go at. Drop in for as long as you like. Suitable for all ages.
  • 11am – 3pm Workshop: Create your own Fairytale
    Create your own fairytale and bring it to life as a shadow puppet to perform with. The day will end with a visit to a magical forest setting. Led by hArt, suitable for ages 5+. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Free, but please reserve your place.
  • 11.30am – 12.30pm Theatre: Crystal’s Vardo  
    The extraordinary play which explores one girl’s journey through her Romany family history. Suitable for ages 7+
  • 1.15pm & 2.15pm Workshop: Stepdance with Folk Active
    Using foot tapping and simple steps, create patterns that work with different rhythms to local Hampshire tunes. No previous experience necessary. Hard soled shoes advisable but not essential.
  • 1.30pm – 3pm Drop in workshop: Travelling Tree of Life
    Add your memories of the past, and wishes for the future of the Forest. Step inside Forest Forge’s magical forest, create your own beautiful leaf to add to the tree, and tell us your story!

All activities are free. Please book your place for the Fairytale workshop.

Location: Forest Arts Centre, Old Milton Road, New Milton, BH25 6DS

Cost: Free

This event is part of the New Forest Arts Festival 2017.

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