We had a good workshops with the Goldsquad group at Quad end of January making the paper mache birds, they look very chirpy.
Wednesday, 29 January 2020
Sunday, 26 January 2020
We held an event in the Derby Arboretum to launch the 180th anniversary of the park. All the buildings in the park were open with activities taking place in each space. We were making 180th bunting in Grove Lodge, there was an All Being Well exhibition in the Orangery, the Friends of Derby Arboretum were in the pavilion, the Multifaith group serving refreshments in the cafe and the Derby College Group were running activities in the heart of the park. There was a tree trail around the park too.
Saturday, 25 January 2020
It is Year of the Rat in the Chinese calendar, we spent 3 days working with schools at Erewash Museum making Fire Cracker Garlands which looked great. We decorated the museum with them. We also made lanterns on the Saturday to use in the procession on Ilkeston Market Place in the evening. It was great event with singing and dancing, and a procession of many different animal lanterns.
Wednesday, 15 January 2020
We held bunting making workshops for our 180th anniversary launch with different groups, ESOL Derby College, Sahaly and Sewa Dementia.