Half term activities and more with Arts Centre Washington

Arts Centre Washington

Although we are all social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic there are still lot's of great, family friendly 'virtual' activities taking place through Arts Centre Washington. Here's a selection of what's on and when: 

  • Collecting Covid 19: This week Arts Centre Washington will be launching their call for members of the public to share images that exemplify the current time. These photographs will form part of a collection that can be shared in future exhibitions
  • Arts Award: During May Half Term Arts Centre Washington will launch an online family discover arts award that can be completed by families over a 6 week period
  • 2 months into social distancing, Arts Centre Washington wanted to develop a series of activities for May Half Term that all the family can take part in together, even if physically apart:

           Monday 25th May               Family Arts Award                                                 
           Tuesday 26th May              SMWG - Memory Scavenger Hunt                      
           Wednesday 27th May         No Strings intergenerational activity    
           Thursday 28th May             Intergenerational Singing Activity                
           Friday 29th May                  Rebel Women Colouring and stories                     
           Saturday 30th May             ACW Andrew Tift     

  • Performance:  Arts Centre Washington have commissioned a series of monologues from Sunderland-based writers which will be released once a week from 1st June 2020

           Keep Granny’s Clock by Catherine O’Neill.             Performed by Judi Earl
           Nasty Pasties by Thomas Kelly.                              Performed by Corinne Kilvington
           Parting Shot by Alan Parkinson.                              Performed by Paul Dunn
           Gaps by Julie Wilson.                                              Performed by Jackie Phillips
           Beer Goggles by Jo McCullock.                              Performed by Christina Berriman Dawson
           How to Bumble Like A Boss by James Whitman.   Performed by James Hedley.

  • June – Wellbeing Focus; Arts Centre Washington will share arts, health and wellbeing activities in June which have been developed through their Unleash programme.

 

  • Social Sing - Arts Centre Washington's two community choirs will be meeting up via Zoom to sing away those Monday Blues - Mon 8 June 10.30 - 12

For further information on all activities Click here 

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