Music

Big Sing - Irish Edition

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 11:00am
Location: 
Lisburn

A themed Sing in honour of St Patrick's Day.

Big Sing 3

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 11:00am
Location: 
Lisburn

Another Home Ed Big Sing session continuing to develop the idea of musical contrasts, learning new songs and getting to grips with some instruments and boomwhackers. Fingers crossed for good weather to allow the kids into the garden too.

Christmas Crafts

Tue, 13/12/2016 - 10:30am
Location: 
Marquis Hall, Bangor

Our Christmas co-op will be a mix between Christmas crafts and Christmas party. We will have party games, carol singing and lots of crafts to try. This is always a popular one and a great chance to meet other home educators or catch up.
Please could each family organise a craft to bring as well as a contribution to the party food. Vegetarian food only please!
The cost is £5 per family if you pay between now and Wednesday 7th December.
From Thursday 8th to Monday 12th December the cost is £6 per family or £7 cash on the day.

Big Christmas sing

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 11:00am
Location: 
Lisburn
Baubles as musical notation.

Christmas Choral singing for home educating families.

Big Sing

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 11:00am
Location: 
Lisburn Raquets Club

Our first home ed Big Sing- everyone welcome. We will be learning how to warm up our voices and bodies for singing, trying some familiar and some unfamiliar songs, and attempting some rounds and part singing. The emphasis will be totally on fun. Families attending will split the cost of the room but it won't be much.  The Racquets club is very near Wallace Park, and Hilden Train Station. It's on a bus route and has parking. I'm so excited!

W5 Trip

Mon, 29/08/2016 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Young home educated girl posing with sheep cutout

Home ed families will be there, feel free to join them. We can put you in contact to arrange a meet up point.

Drama with Kids in Control- including Not Back To School Week taster sessions

Repeats every week until Mon Dec 19 2016 .
Mon, 12/09/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 19/09/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 26/09/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 03/10/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 10/10/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 17/10/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 24/10/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 31/10/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 14/11/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 21/11/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 28/11/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 05/12/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 12/12/2016 - 11:00am
Mon, 19/12/2016 - 11:00am
Location: 
Old Museum, Belfast
Photos of last year's groups

"No School Kids Allowed!' drama programme starting back on 12th September at the Old Museum - please note possible time changes and group age changes.  Workshops will run weekly developing a Christmas showcase.  

For Not Back To School Week the first workshops will be TASTER sessions designed to allow new young people to come along and see if they would like to join the full programme.

Group Ages 10+ Facilitated by Jade Hale, Artistic Director KIds in Control with HEdNI Volunteer Hallie Adams

Groups aged 4-7 and 7-9 Facilitated by Stagecoach Drama Principal Janet-anne Phillips Walker

NB For the past year these programmes have been running from 11 to 12 on Monday mornings.  Some parents have suggested a start time of 12 o'clock might help with travel arrangements.  FEEDBACK please!!

Workshops will last for ninety minutes for ages 10+, and forty five minutes each for the younger age groups.  

Parents of the older group can drop off twenty minutes before start time and collect half hour after workshop finishes.  

All family members are welcome to wait/socialise in the communal area and participants are encouraged to bring lunch and eat together after the workshops.

There will be a workshop cost of £2 per session to cover costs.

For further info on KIC please see www.facebook.com/kicproject or www.kicproject.co.uk

For further info on Stagecoach please see www.stagecoach.co.uk

Ulster Orchestra Concert

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Waterside Theatre, Derry
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan 2

"Ludwig and the forces of fate" "....includes excerpts from a variety of colouful pieces of music that will enthrall...".....£3 per child and teachers/chaperones free......Schools have prepaid but we can pay Ulster Orchestra staff at door.....see attachment for details of pieces............Let me know if you can come asap to forward numbers.

More details about concert on Friday.
The Ulster Orchestra presents….

Ludwig and the Forces of Fate!

Germany

Tue, 12/04/2016 - 10:03am
Location: 
Marquis Hall, Bangor
Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany

 We will be learning all about German language, culture, history and geography at this co-op. 

We will create a large map of Germany, learn some German language and tongue twisters and sing songs. We will also learn about German history and culture.
Please bring German food for a shared lunch (vegetarian only please).
Please prepare an activity to bring along, but please do ask if you are stuck for ideas.
Payment in advance through paypal. Cost is £5 until Thursday, £6 after that or £7 on the day.

Chinese New Year Celebrations

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 11:00am
Location: 
Tesco Community Room, Newry
Chinese Monkey

The South Down/Louth Group will be starting our weekly room meet ups at the community room in Tesco Newry from this Wednesday.

All welcome :) 

*Please meet us all at customer services at 11am so we can all go up to the room together.

This week we will be doing some Chinese New Year crafts.
There will also be some board games and lego to play with.

*Please be aware that due to severe allergies no nuts are allowed at the meet up. 

*There are no kitchen facilities in the room, but drinks can be purchased at the cafe in Tesco.

Look forward to seeing you all there :)

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