Unless otherwise stated, all events take place in Sutton Coldfield Library.

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1 2 3 4Yoga BearsYoga BearsTime: 10:00 - 10:30
Yoga Bears
Story and Rhyme Massage
A fun class for Babies and Adults
Every Thursday for 5 weeks from 13 September
Sutton Coldfield Library
10-10.30am
Suggested donation: £2 (to be donated to charity)
No booking required
What is Story Massage?
Story massage involves the use of simple movement (through clothes) associated with words to build up a story or rhyme /song.
Story massage can be shared as a child to child or parent to child activity.
Benefits of story massage:
- Opportunities for children / babies to access calming time
- Fun and interactive way of story telling
- Increases social skills, imagination and creativity
- Relaxation of mind and body
For more details please contact Helen Wyszynski (Helen works for the NHS in the Speech and Language Therapy Service and is also a qualified Holistic Therapist)
07814 435 614 or helenwys@aol.com
Sutton Coldfield Library
5 6Digital StorytellersDigital StorytellersTime: 10:00 - 12:00
A free drama and technology workshop for 10-14 year olds. Please book to ensure your slot - you're welcome to come for one or all the workshops in the series. Sutton Coldfield Library
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8 9 10ElderberriesElderberriesTime: 13:30 - 15:00
Aged 50+? Come and meet up with others at our Elderberries events - an opportunity to share memories of Sutton Coldfield. Refreshments provided.
11Yoga BearsYoga BearsTime: 10:00 - 10:30
Yoga Bears
Story and Rhyme Massage
A fun class for Babies and Adults
Every Thursday for 5 weeks from 13 September
Sutton Coldfield Library
10-10.30am
Suggested donation: £2 (to be donated to charity)
No booking required
What is Story Massage?
Story massage involves the use of simple movement (through clothes) associated with words to build up a story or rhyme /song.
Story massage can be shared as a child to child or parent to child activity.
Benefits of story massage:
- Opportunities for children / babies to access calming time
- Fun and interactive way of story telling
- Increases social skills, imagination and creativity
- Relaxation of mind and body
For more details please contact Helen Wyszynski (Helen works for the NHS in the Speech and Language Therapy Service and is also a qualified Holistic Therapist)
07814 435 614 or helenwys@aol.com
Sutton Coldfield Library
12 13Digital StorytellersDigital StorytellersTime: 10:00 - 12:00
A free drama and technology workshop for 10-14 year olds. Please book to ensure your slot - you're welcome to come for one or all the workshops in the series. Sutton Coldfield Library
Story Den-Building ExtravaganzaStory Den-Building ExtravaganzaTime: 13:30 - 15:30
Have a wild imagination?
Love creating and having fun?
Always dreamed of being an architect?
We're looking for YOU! Come and be part of our Fun Palace and join our Story Den-Building Extravaganza!
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15 16 17Family History Help DeskFamily History Help DeskTime: 13:00 - 15:00
Queries about any aspect of Family History research welcomed, whether relating to Sutton Coldfield families or those from across the UK. Booking not essential, but recommended if you wish to guarantee time with our expert volunteer Family History researcher during Help Desk hours:https://bookwhen.com/foliosuttoncoldfield/
18 19 20Digital StorytellersDigital StorytellersTime: 10:00 - 12:00
A free drama and technology workshop for 10-14 year olds. Please book to ensure your slot - you're welcome to come for one or all the workshops in the series. Sutton Coldfield Library
Lego ClubLego ClubTime: 13:00 - 15:00
BOOKING ESSENTIAL A free playful session with building challenges. Come and show us your lego talents! Funded by the M6 Toll Community Fund. https://bookwhen.com/foliosuttoncoldfield/ Sutton Coldfield Library
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29Creating Comics and Manga Workshop for teensCreating Comics and Manga Workshop for teensTime: 10:30 - 15:30
As part of this year’s Big Draw Festival, join Comic Creator, Writer and Illustrator, Richy K. Chandler (Lucy the Octopus, What the Hell Just Happened?!) as he takes you through a fun and creative workshop looking into the different skills in making comics! Draw your own comic characters, learn comic strip lettering tips, develop your story telling skills and create your own comic strip! The day's outline:
PART 1: 10.30am-12.30pm
Drawing Warm Ups, Character Expressions and Design plus a look at my own work
LUNCH
PART 2: 1.15 pm - 2.25pm (1 hour 10 mins)
Story creating games and development, Lettering
AFTERNOON BREAK
PART 3: 2.40pm-3.30pm (50 min)
Creating Comic strip from scratch
Please bring your own packed lunch (alternatively you can buy lunch from our play-cafe inside the library on the day). We will provide vegetarian / halal snacks and drinks throughout the day.
This event has been made possible thanks to a grant from the Philip Bates Trust.
30Digital StorytellersDigital StorytellersTime: 10:00 - 16:00
A free drama and technology workshop for 10-14 year olds. Please book to ensure your slot - you're welcome to come for one or all the workshops in the series. Sutton Coldfield Library
31Digital StorytellersDigital StorytellersTime: 10:00 - 16:00
A free drama and technology workshop for 10-14 year olds. Please book to ensure your slot - you're welcome to come for one or all the workshops in the series. Sutton Coldfield Library