Looking for fun activities to keep young people and families entertained during this half term? There’s plenty to choose from to get their creativity flowing at The Pound.

Siwan Williams, Learning and Participation Coordinator said: “We’re keen to nurture young talent and to give young people opportunities to learn and develop new skills, spanning across all art forms.”


The three workshops during the half term week are:


Young Songwriters’ Forum: Calling all budding songwriters, this two day workshop is aimed at developing confidence in songwriting and music production. Come share your songs and ideas and learn new tips and tricks. The workshop will take place on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 February and will run from 10am – 4pm for ages 13-18.


MobileMagicMobile Magic: Calling all young artists and designers who wish to learn how to craft home decorations. Artist Yasemin Wigglesworth will show you how to spruce up your bedroom with beautiful and unique hanging mobiles. The workshop will take place on Wednesday 13 February and will run from 10am – 12pm for ages 6-10 and from 1pm – 3pm for ages 11+.


Ka-Pow jpegKA-POW: Calling all stage performers. Ever wondered how to create a realistic fight scene? This fun and unarmed stage combat workshop teaches you all the tricks of the trade on packing a fake punch and giving a convincing yet harmless KA-POW! The workshop will take place on Thursday 14 February and will run from 10.30am – 12pm for ages 10 -14 and from 1pm – 3.30pm for ages 15+.


Additionally, there are two family films to enjoy – the humorous Diary of a Whimpy Kid – Dog Days on Friday 8 February and Big Miraclean epic adventure starring Drew Barrymore about three stranded whales in the Arctic Circle on Saturday 9 February.

There’s certainly something for all the family to get into this February at The Pound. Book a workshop place or cinema ticket by calling the box office on 01249 701628
or online: www.poundarts.org.uk