Summer Fun

Summer Fun

Summer Fun activities taking place at The Core!

Major Tom to Ground Control

Monday 22 July 11am – 12pm, The Core Library

FREE drop-in craft activity, no need to book. Make a picture of The Earth from space, and add your very own astronaut (ideal for ages 3+).

 

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant Show

Tuesday 23 July & Wednesday 24 July, various times, The Core Theatre

Join us for the classic tale of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, who decides to find out what it would be like to be grey in one of four LIVE shows! (Tickets £12.50, Ideal for ages 1+)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

Family Art Workshop

Tuesday 23 July, 9.30am - 12.30pm, The Courtyard Gallery

Come along as a family and enjoy making art together​! Parents, Grandparents, Caregivers and Siblings are all invited to come along with a child and make beautiful artwork. (Each £15 ticket admits one adult and one child. Aimed at ages 4+)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

Tropical Tuesday

Tuesday 23 July, 1.30pm - 4.30pm, The Courtyard Gallery

Splash out with colour and create wild and wonderful art inspired by all things tropical! Different ideas and approaches  every week! (Tickets £18, ideal for ages 6+)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

ArtLab

Thursday 25 July, 9.30am - 12.30pm, The Courtyard Gallery

ArtLab is the perfect way to get creative and experiment with your art, for ages 11 - 16 years (Tickets £18)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

Young Actors Summer School

Monday 29 July – Friday 2 August 10.30am – 3pm daily, The Core Theatre

Aspiring Thespians can take part in our five day acting course, led by professional actors from Katch22 Productions. They’re invited to explore their creativity, learn new skills and make new friends in this fun theatre workshop. (£130 fee, Ideal for ages 8 -16)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

Story and Craft Activity

Monday 29 July 10.30am – 11.30am, The Core Library

Join us for some stories over the summer holidays, followed by a simple FREE craft activity (aimed at ages 3-6 years).

 

Family Art Workshop

Tuesday 30 July, 9.30am - 12.30pm, The Courtyard Gallery

Come along as a family and enjoy making art together​! Parents, Grandparents, Caregivers and Siblings are all invited to come along with a child and make beautiful artwork. (Each £15 ticket admits one adult and one child. Aimed at ages 4+)

For more information CLICK HERE

  

Tropical Tuesday

Tuesday 30 July, 1.30pm - 4.30pm, The Courtyard Gallery

Splash out with colour and create wild and wonderful art inspired by all things tropical! Different ideas and approaches  every week! (Tickets £18, ideal for ages 6+)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

The Aliens are Coming!

Wednesday 31 July 11am – 12pm, The Core Library

FREE drop-in craft activity, no need to book. Make your own spaceship with 5 little aliens inside! (aimed at ages 3-6 years).

 

Gangsta Granny LIVE in Brueton Park

Wednesday 31 July 7pm & Thursday 1 August 7pm, Brueton Park

Bring your picnics, camping chairs and blankets down to Brueton Park for this fantastic outdoor showing of David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny – find out what happens when 11 year old Ben discovers his Granny is an international jewel thief! (Tickets £12/£11 in advance & £13/12 on the door, aimed at ages 7+)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

ArtLab

Thursday 1 August, 9.30am - 12.30pm, The Courtyard Gallery

ArtLab is the perfect way to get creative and experiment with your art, for ages 11 - 16 years (Tickets £18)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

Treasure Island

Friday 2 August 2pm, The Core Theatre

The talented young actors from our Summer School course will be performing alongside Katch22 in this high seas adventure full of good family fun! (Tickets £6, all ages welcome)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

Story and Craft Activity

Monday 5 August 10.30am – 11.30am, The Core Library

Join us for some stories over the summer holidays, followed by a simple FREE craft activity (aimed at ages 3-6 years).

 

Fun in Space!

Tuesday 6 August 11am – 3pm, The Courtyard Gallery

FREE National Citizenship Service Activity Day. Join our young volunteers for a fun day of activities, all with a Space theme. There will be games, a Space Jump competition, face painting and art activities (ideal for ages 3+).

 

Family Art Workshop

Wednesday 7 August, 10.30am - 1.30pm, The Courtyard Gallery

Come along as a family and enjoy making art together​! Parents, Grandparents, Caregivers and Siblings are all invited to come along with a child and make beautiful artwork. (Each £15 ticket admits one adult and one child. Aimed at ages 4+)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

Wiry Wednesday

Wednesday 7 August, 2.30pm - 5.30pm, The Courtyard Gallery

Get creative and make your very own wild and wacky wire sculpture in this fun summer workshop! (Tickets £18, ideal for ages 6+)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

ArtLab

Thursday 8 August, 9.30am - 12.30pm, The Courtyard Gallery

ArtLab is the perfect way to get creative and experiment with your art, for ages 11 - 16 years (Tickets £18)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

Healthy Eating Activities (with Solihull School Nursing Programme)

Monday 12 August 10am – 4pm, The Core Library

Solihull School Nursing Programme will be promoting healthy eating and oral health with fun FREE activities for children, young people and families.

 

Family Art Workshop

Tuesday 13 August, 9.30am - 12.30pm The Courtyard Gallery

Come along as a family and enjoy making art together​! Parents, Grandparents, Caregivers and Siblings are all invited to come along with a child and make beautiful artwork. (Each £15 ticket admits one adult and one child. Aimed at ages 4+)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

Tropical Tuesday

Tuesday 13 August, 1.30pm - 4.30pm, The Courtyard Gallery

Splash out with colour and create wild and wonderful art inspired by all things tropical! Different ideas and approaches  every week! (Tickets £18, ideal for ages 6+)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

ArtLab

Thursday 15 August, 9.30am - 12.30pm, The Courtyard Gallery

ArtLab is the perfect way to get creative and experiment with your art, for ages 11 - 16 years (Tickets £18)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

Space Walk

Thursday 15 August 2-3pm, The Courtyard Gallery

FREE drop-in craft activity, no need to book. Create your own planet using a paper plate and then add an astronaut floating in space (ideal for ages 3+).

 

Story and Craft Activity

Monday 19 August 10.30am – 11.30am, The Core Library

Join us for some stories over the summer holidays, followed by a simple FREE craft activity (aimed at ages 3-6 years).

 

Indian Block Printing Workshop

Wednesday 21 August, 10.30am - 12pm, The Core Studio

Learn the art of traditional Indian block printing with Helen from Mindful Crafts, and then decorate a tote bag, totally unique to you! (Tickets £12.50, only 20 spaces)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

 Space Monster Bookmarks

Thursday 22 August 2-3pm, The Core Library

FREE drop-in craft activity, no need to book. Make a space monster bookmark using craft papers, wool and googly eyes (ideal for ages 3+).

 

Space Junk

Tuesday 27 August 11am – 12pm, The Core Library

FREE drop-in craft activity, no need to book. Create your own aliens, space monsters, rockets and planets using a variety of ‘junk’ materials (ideal for ages 3+).

 

Beginners' Folk Art

Wednesday 28 August, 10.30am - 12.30pm, The Core Studio

Helen from Mindful Crafts will show you step by step how to paint simply beautiful designs using simple dotting techniques. (Suitable for children aged 7+ and adults, tickets £15 each)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

We Love Little Mix

Thursday 29 August 2pm & 7pm, The Core Theatre

Fans of Perrie, Leigh-Ann, Jesy and Jade are invited to come and sing along with this high-energy show jam-packed with Little Mix Hits, from DNA to Salute, Black Magic and more! (Tickets £15)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

Morgan and West – MORE Magic for Kids!

Friday 30 August 2pm, The Core Theatre

Prepare to be impressed by the mountain of mysterious magic brought to you by magicians Morgan and West. Mixing illusion with time-travelling tomfoolery, they present a show fun for all the family! (Tickets £10, aimed at ages 5-105!)

For more information CLICK HERE

 

Book Swap Table

Saturday 31 August, The Core Library

The Federation of Children’s Book Groups provide a Book Swap Table – Bring a book with you and swap it for another, totally free!

Book Tickets

  • Mon 22 July - 31 August Various Times

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