Free kids creative drop in activities with Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage this December at The Barge boat in Brighton Marina.
We have free sessions running all day from 11am-4pm on Sunday 3rd, Sunday 10th and Sunday 17th December on different Christmas activity themes with lots of talented artists. Children and families welcome ages 4 and upwards.
Come make some christmas decorations, try out new creative activities and visit the free Christmas Market at the same time!
Strike a Light will host three days of free drop in activities to encourage the exploration of and participation in the barge as a medium for creative Christmas activities aimed at children and young people.
We will deliver a multidisciplinary drop in programme of youth appropriate accessible Christmas crafts and arts and creative activities.
We will have lots of fun side activities including separate clay play to encourage making festive presents. We will also provide festive themed design sheets for colouring, and pirate books to read.
All the event info and publicity will is on the Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage Facebook page (and the Barge Facebook page too), on social media, our website, and on the family activities Hoop app. The sessions are all free and drop in all day. Location:
The Barge is located on the water in Brighton Marina, at the corner below Frankie and Benny’s restaurant and the West Quay pub: https://goo.gl/maps/38BCYHMFKG42 Directions:
If you’re arriving by train, there are buses (no. 7) that go to the Marina from outside the station entrance. There are also taxis there too.
The Marina has just installed a set of bike-share bikes, should you wish to travel that way too! https://www.btnbikeshare.com/
If you’re driving, there is free parking available in the multi storey carpark by the entrance to the Marina. There is a pedestrian bridge on Level 6 of the car park that brings you out almost directly by the ramp down to the Barge.
We look forward to seeing you! #kidskreativekristmas
Funded by the Goodall Foundation
We have a free day of kids summer sessions run by Sea Shanty queen Shanty Ma’am for Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage on Monday 28th August from 10.30-12.30 and 2.30-4.30pm.
Shanty Ma’am will encourage children and young people to listen to sea shanties, practice the moves that go with the music, and try out their own sea shanties, all on a boat setting in Brighton Marina!
Only 5 free tickets left for our free youth arts Fishing Fun workshop taking place at The Barge based in Brighton Marina on Monday 28th August at 10.30am.
We’ll be making our own magnetic fish and fishing poles to take away with you!
There is still space on the afternoon session which is the same and starts at 2.30pm.
Book your free place now!
Activities all take place on a floating barge in Brighton Marina. Booking essential
Experienced mosaic artist Nicola Benge will be delivering these free workshops on Marine Mosaics during Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage summer youth arts residency at The Barge based at Brighton Marina.
Come join in and make a mosaic to take home with a marine theme.
There are four workshops on 29th August 10.30am and 2.30pm and again on Friday 1st September 10.30am and 2.30pm.
Talented puppeteer Fran Malone of Herringbone Arts will be running six Pirate Puppet making workshops for Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage at our youth arts summer residency in August.
Bring your kids and young people (ages 7-14) for these free piratical puppetry sessions on 29th August, 31st August and 1st September – each day there are two workshops at 10.30am and 2.30pm.
Activities all take place on a floating barge in Brighton Marina.
Marine Magic & Seaside Seashore Sessions
Looking for something creative for kids (ages 7-14) to do this summer holidays?
Come along to free activities with Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage on a Barge floating in Brighton Marina this August.
We’ll be hosting four different workshops with different artists every day from Monday 28th August – Friday 1st September. Other workshops run all summer too!
Book a place on one of our workshops here, or visit our Strike a Light Facebook events page: http://bit.ly/2uqJvom to see all of the 20 free workshops we have on offer!
Booking essential! https://www.facebook.com/pg/strikealightartsandheritage/events
A week of free drop in activities to encourage the exploration of and participation in the barge as a medium for fishing and seaside lore.
We will deliver a multidisciplinary drop in programme of: Paper plate pirates, Fabric Fishes, Seaside Shanties, Pirate Puppets, Crustacean Collage, Marine Mosaics, Fishing Fun, Fishy Tales, and Underwater Odyssies.
Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage is a community interest company. We focus on exploring life stories and history through creative projects. Based in Brighton, Strike a Light works with and for the wider community across Sussex