Arts & Kids Week Events - 30 October 2012

24 October 2012, 15:41 | Updated: 25 October 2012, 11:28

Arts & Kids Week links families to over 700 arts events around the country, from storytelling, painting, drawing, and design workshops to film making, animation, music and photography master-classes, concerts, backstage theatre tours and much, much more. Many of which are free.

30th October

The Little People’s History Museum – Mr Ordinary’s Prize, Manchester

People’s History Museum, Manchester - Someone has stolen Mr Ordinary’s Thinking and Doing! What will he do without them? Join in the adventure as Mr Ordinary and his friends try to get them back. Fun interactive story session with puppets, song, dance and a craft activity.

Times: 11.00am – 12.00pm
Price: £1 per child, adults free.
Age Groups: 0-5 family Friendly activity. Suitable for under 5s and their grown ups.
Venue Address: People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3ER
Contact details: 0161 838 9190,
Visit People’s History Museum website

Family Learning Workshops, Dagenham

Valence Library, Dagenham - Traditional African workshops delivered by IROKO covering art forms, such as drumming, clay modelling and story telling, to encourage parents and their children to work together and have lots of fun. The workshops are led by a friendly team of trained artists and performers, who will ensure you have a great time and learn new skills.

Times: 2pm - 4pm
Price: FREE
Age Groups: 0-5,   5-7,   7-11,   11-14,   14-16,   16+
Venue Address: Valence Library, Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, RM8 3HT
Contact details: 020 8270 6864,
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Writers Skills, Manchester

The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester - Work with a writer and an artist and create your family’s story in words and art. Enjoy imaginative techniques exploring how to develop stories.

Times: 1pm - 3pm
Price: FREE
Age Groups: 5-7, 7-11, 11-14, 14-16
Venue Address: The Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Road, Manchester, M156ER
Contact details: 0161 275 7450,
Visit The Whitworth Art Gallery website