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Adventure Workshop- Wales

Updated: Jul 11

“Letters, journals, drawing, water-colour and so much more”


For children aged between 7-11 living in Powys, Wales.

Amazing news! Lara’s Travelling Adventures is now able to provide a live workshop every Wednesday in August 2021. With the help of Welsh Government Funding, we are able to provide hands on, face to face workshops for local children- completely free of charge!


What we are providing?

A free interactive workshop with a focus on writing letters, journaling, poetry, drawing and watercolour, as a way of developing and building creative skills for the future. The workshop will help children to boost their confidence, focusing on mental health, well- being, raise self- awareness, while connecting with nature and likeminded peers of similar age. Hands on and engaging.

Booking is essential, please don’t just turn up without booking. We have limited spaces due to Covid restrictions and adhering to a maximum of 6 children per group.

About the Workshop:

· 3 hour workshop 10.00- 13.00

· Independent and creative boys and girls between age 7-11

· Art and cultural activity

· Ideal for curious children who enjoy activities involving writing, drawing and creativity.

· Spending time away from electronic devices and learn about creative writing.

· Envelopes, stamps, drawing, writing and embellishment materials provided

· Children will take home lots of inspiring materials and ideas for new projects at home

· Children will be introduced to journaling

· Learn how to make their own journal (basic book binding)

· Write a letter to their friend or a member of the family

· Learn about nature sketching and journaling

· Building communication skills

· Help develop a creative writing hobby

· Workshop leader and assistant have an enhanced DBS in place

· Children can be dropped off just before 10 and collected at the end of the session around 1pm

How to book?

To book a place, please use contact form on the "contact" page of our website. Please add “Adventure Workshop” in the subject line of your email. Let us know which day you would like to attend in your email and we will do our best to accommodate you.

To avoid disappointment, it is recommended to book as early as possible. Don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions, we are happy to help.

Covid notice:

( You are probably sick of hearing this…) Due to the current situation, please follow current Government Guidelines. If you or anyone in your household are feeling unwell, please inform us. Do not attend the workshop if you are unwell. We will arrange another date for you, so you don’t miss out.

We are doing our best to follow Covid Guidelines while providing children with a fun workshop, however, we need your support to deliver this service and ask you to keep a 2 meters distance at drop off and collection. Please wear a facemask. Children will be able to wash their hands. The tutor will take a lateral flow test on the morning of the workshop to ensure maximum safety for everyone attending. We have a Covid risk assessment in place.



Service details

Language: English

Tutor and helper DBS checked

Risk Assessment, Safeguarding Policy- in place


Social media

· Facebook and Instagram


Accessibility

· Accessible toilets

· Accessible parking

· Accessible hand washing facilities


Workshop times and dates

10.00- 13.00 - in August 2021

The Workshop dates below are now COMPLETELY FULL.

However, I have a reserve list and will open up more days if I have enough children who are interested in attending. Please use the contact form to get in touch if you have a child who is interested.


· 4th August 2021

5th August 2021

9th August 2021

· 11th August 2021

· 18th August 2021

· 25th August 2021


If you make a reservation, but are unable to attend the workshop, please contact us as soon as possible, so that children on the waiting list can access the workshop. Due to Covid, we are running at a low capacity and would like to provide this workshop for as many as possible.


Where is the workshop taking place?

The workshop will take place in our barn conversion.

Our address is:


Amber Castell

Newbridge-on -Wye

Llandrindod Wells

LD1 6HB

Powys



Directions:

Our farm is located on the A470, a mile out of Newbridge on Wye, on the way to Rhayader. There is a large layby on the right- hand side. We will put up a sign in our drive to direct you.


What to bring?

A healthy snack, a drink and an address of a friend or a relative who your child would like to send a letter to.


About me (workshop provider)

I work at a lovely local primary school. I work in the office 4 days a week and help out as a Teaching Assistant one day a week. I really enjoy interacting with children. I am so thrilled that I was granted funding, which has enabled me to set up workshops, which I hope, will guide children towards being creative in their everyday lives.

I love anything to do with art and creativity. I try to do something creative every day.

I look forward to meeting you in August 2021. So, please, book now to secure a space for your child/ children.

A massive thank you to everyone in the council who has worked hard to distribute the Welsh Government grant funding, so children can learn new skills in a fun way.

If you have a friend, who you think may be interested in our workshop, please share this page with them and spread the news.


Hope to see you soon!


Natalia

(Lara’s mum)

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