Over our virtual weekend celebrations we hosted a number of live workshops. Here's a list of all the amazing providers we used. Every single one was fantastic, and we highly recommend them all!
Get up close with fascinating and beautiful animals, such as: Pythons, Boas, Chameleons, Iguanas, Tortoises, Exotic Mammals, Parrots, Toucans, Owls, Creepy Crawlies and more!
Major Sandy Hennis is an adventurer who is also a BGO ambassador and she will talk to you about her exciting adventures and what she learnt along the way.
Come and join in the science fun doing some wow experiments with cool colours and chemical reactions.
Come and learn to draw some fun characters with Liz, an author and illustrator of children’s books.
Discover reptiles, invertebrates and amphibians all from the comfort of your own home with Essex Reptile Encounters Ltd. We will learn about their snakes and their habitats, tarantulas defence mechanisms and amphibians diets amongst other cool subjects. This is a wonderful chance to meet at least 7 different species and to learn all about them while having fun, we’ll even be feeding one of our wonderful colourful chameleons which is an incredible sight.
This quest is A Hollywood Mystery – who stole the Oscars? A red carpet affair with some larger than life Hollywood style characters.
Ever wanted to become a rockstar mermaid or perhaps a speedy superhero? Well this is your chance! Join theatre facilitator Laura on an adventure where anything can happen- the only limit is your imagination! In this session you will play games to get your creativity flowing then work as a group to create a brand new character and breathe life in to them! This is the session for you if you enjoy buzzing like a bee, dancing like a popstar and creating great stories.
In this workshop you will learn about different types of puppetry before making your own talking puppet and giving it a voice! All you will need is paper, tape and anything you already have at home to decorate; theatre facilitator Laura will guide you through the craft and help you develop the skills needed to bring your new friend to life! Will you choose to make a grumpy unicorn, a friendly monster or even a talkative tiger…the possibilities really are endless!
Come and have fun with a Princess. Sing songs, ask all your questions and enjoy storytime. Come dressed like a princess!
Let’s make music together using a combination of using a range of household items such as bins, buckets, and pans or percussion instruments you have made as instruments.
Learn how to be a detective in this CSI science workshop – can you work out who did it?!