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About this event

This summer we are celebrating people and communities from all over the world, together with those who have helped us to create our newly opened World Gallery and engaged with The Studio arts space programme launching in October.

Every Wednesday we will showcase something that makes us human and connects us with nature in our Shared World. Join us for fun activities ranging from performances, storytelling, and art and crafts.

Activities are free, drop-in and open to everyone.

Programme for Wednesday 22 August:

Colour Animated

Playscheme friendly

  • Times: 10am - 4.30pm
  • Location: Music Gallery Performance Space

Drop in to watch some short animations inspired by our new exhibition Colour: The Rainbow Revealed.  The animations have been created by second-year students on the London College of Communication’s BA Animation course. 

Free - Everyone welcome, just drop in.

Nature Notebooks

Playscheme friendly

  • Times: 11am - 12.30pm, 1.15am - 3.30pm
  • Location: Education Centre

Join our Art and Craft Tutor to make your very own Nature Notebook, then use it to explore our gardens and record the things you find. 

Free, suitable for all ages.

Jumble Abode Theatre - Storytelling 

Playscheme friendly

  • Times: 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3pm
  • Location: Hands on Base

Drop into these family friendly storytelling sessions inspired by our new World Gallery. This week’s theme is Movement.

Listen to our stories then explore the World Gallery and find out about different nomadic people around the world.

Free. Drop in as space permits - suitable for 3+.

London School of Capoeira       

Playscheme friendly

  • Times: 12.45pm and 2.45pm
  • Location: Gardens

Join some of the School’s Capoeira Masters and Instructors in our Gardens. You’ll have the chance to learn some traditional moves as well as watch the masters’ showing off their amazing moves and skills. Capoeira was created in Brazil by African people and is a combination of music, acrobatics, martial arts and dance.

The art form originated as fight training and has travelled the world as a game, people who practice Capoeira usually call it 'playing'.

Free. Suitable for all ages.