For The Kids

Here's our list of family events for you to plan a great day out with the kids

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Design Den - Saturday Art Club

The Playhouse

Sat Weekly

Sseries of art workshops exploring different art themes, art history and teach budding artists an array of unique, creative art skills. Ten week starting Saturday 24 September 2016. Ages 7-11 year. Contact: Siuan O Doherty 028 71 268027 /siuan@derryplayhouse.co.uk

11am-1pm
£60 for 10 weeks

SCOIL RINCE CATHAIR NA MBALLAI: THE WALLED CITY SCHOOL OF DANCE

The Playhouse

Tue Weekly

Contact 028 7135 1895 / 07749 967 841 or email michaela1@hotmail.com

5.30pm – 7.30pm

Parent & Toddlers Course

Echo Echo Studios

Sat Weekly

Parent and Toddler class is for preschool aged kids with a parent or guardian and is a lovely way to spend creative time with your child, with expert leadership of Steve Batts and Tonya Sheina.

2.30pm-3.30pm
£30/course or £6/class

Wing Tsjun Kung Fu (Kids)

Echo Echo Studios

Mon Weekly

Wing Tsjun movement practice for kids led by Karen Cassidy. Ages 5-11

4-5pm
£4

Duff Balloons Mega Sculpture

Foyleside Shopping Centre

14th Feb - 24th Feb

Ryan Tracey and Darren Mortiboy have been building balloon sculptures for television shows and large events for a number of years.

9am-6pm
free

Airtricity League: Derry City v UCD

Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium

15th Feb

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7.45pm

Physics of Paint

NERVE CENTRE

16th Feb

Suitability: 5+ Explore the physics of paint in this hands-on workshop with Dr Anne Pawsey.

2-3pm
£3

The Art & Science of SFX Make Up (S-Team Takeover Day)

Nerve Centre

16th Feb

Suitability: 12-16. Join us to learn the secrets behind the best special effects (SFX) make up

2pm-3pm & 4pm-5pm
£5

Derry City Junior 2K parkrun

Foyle Arena

16th Feb

For kids aged 4- 14yrs. Register online

from 9.30am
free

Slime School (S-Team Takeover Day)

Nerve Centre

16th Feb

Make your own Flubber and magnetic slime at this slimetastic event before watching everyone’s favourite slime, Flubber (U). autism-friendly show. Ages 5+

10am-Noon
£3 per child/£5 for two (parents go free

Little Legends Club

Easons Foyleside

16th Feb

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11am
Free

The Science of Balloons

Foyleside Shopping Centre

16th Feb

All ages. Ryan Tracey is the world’s fastest balloon modeller with three Guinness World Records under his belt. drop-in workshop to understand the intricacies of balloon modelling

2-3pm
free

Science, Snakes and Spiders (OH MY!)

Foyleside Shopping Centre

16th Feb

Mantella Environmental Education provide Interactive Animal Encounters, talks and displays, which bring people up close and personal with the natural world

10am-5pm
free

Science of Roald Dahl

NERVE CENTRE

17th Feb

Join BBC Bitesize science presenter Jon Chase as he delves into the whoopsy waffling worlds of Roald Dahl. Ages 7+

Noon-1pm
£6

SciMath Interactive Workshops

ACADEMY FOR INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE & RESEARCH

18th Feb - 23rd Feb

Hourly from 10am until 3pm. Suitability: 5-14

10am-3pm
£12

Look Up!

NERVE CENTRE

18th Feb - 19th Feb

Simon Watt explores some of the science behind space exploration.

Noon-1pm
£6/£3 concession

Kainos Code Camp

NERVE CENTRE

18th Feb - 19th Feb

Suitability: 14 - 18. Kainos Code Camp is an opportunity for students to learn how to build apps and websites from scratch

10am-4pm
free

Science of Flavours

NERVE CENTRE

18th Feb

Suitability: All ages. Stephen Forbes is the proprietor and head chef of Mekong Street Food, an eatery which offers an array of Asian, Vietnamese and Thai dishes.

Noon-2pm
£5

The Genetics of Superheroes

NERVE CENTRE

18th Feb - 19th Feb

Suitability: 12+. TV presenter and scientist, Simon Watt, is bringing his ‘Cracking The Code: The Genetics of Superheroes’ Roadshow!

3-4pm
£6/£3 concession

National Youth Theatre Audition Day

The Playhouse

19th Feb

If you’re 14-25 and want to get involved head to www.nyt.org.uk/aaf to apply for a place.

9-5pm
free

Absolute Projection

The Guildhall

22nd Feb

This workshop will leave you feeling uplifted, invigorated and alive. Suitable for all levels of fitness and rhythm. Suitable for ages 7 - 16+

1-2pm
free

Rhythm & Rhyme Time

The Guildhall

22nd Feb

Kids love rhymes – and so do we! Bring your little one/s along to this fun and interactive session. For ages 3 - 6 i

Noon-1pm
free

Everest Lab - The Science of High Altitude with Greg Foot

NERVE CENTRE

23rd Feb

Suitability: 10+ What happens to your body when you push it somewhere it’s not built to go – to the top of the world?

4-5pm
£8 / £6 concession

Foyle Science Showcase

FOYLE ARENA

23rd Feb

Get up close and personal with animals from around the world plus workshops where you can learn about the wonders of nature, the human body, food, psychology and technology.

10am-5pm
free

Maddie’s Fantastic Factory Tour!

NERVE CENTRE

23rd Feb

Suitability: 6+ & parents/guardians Welcome one and all, Maddie is opening the doors to her fantastic factory for the very first time!

10-11am, 12pm-1pm
£8 / £6

Foyle Science Showcase

Foyle Arena

23rd Feb

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10am-5pm
Free

NI PREM: Institute v Dungannon

Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium

23rd Feb

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3pm
Kids U12 Free/ others from £5

Fundraiser Football Match with Derry City Legends

Magee Football Pitches

23rd Feb

Boston Voices United (Friends/Family of choir members) will take on the elevate of Derry City Football Club Legends in a one-off fundraising match.

8pm

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs

NERVE CENTRE

24th Feb

Suitability: 11+ Based around his acclaimed book, The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World

2-3pm
£6 / £3

The Shakespeare Sessions

Waterside Theatre

28th Feb

The MacBeth Session (9:45am) / The Romeo & Juliet Session (1pm)

from 9.45am
£9.50 schools

Walled City Market

Guildhall Square

2nd Mar

with fresh produce and Street Food, Organic Meats, Artisan Breads & Cakes, Craft Coffee and much more

9-4pm
free

Music and Creative Media Hothouses

Nerve Centre

22nd Apr - 26th Apr

Gives creative young people aged 11-18 a platform to pursue their music and creative media dreams

All Day
free

BRAINIAC LIVE

Millennium Forum

22nd May - 23rd May

Strap on your safety goggles boys and girls, Science’s greatest and most volatile live show is returning with a vengeance.

8pm
£9.50-£15

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