Library and Community Arts Project in Winnersh

The Great Kapok Tree - 9 - 12 yrsEver wondered what it would be like to explore the Amazon Rainforest, discovering what lies in the hidden depth of the Jungle? Wokingham Borough Libraries and Berzerk Productions Theatre Company will be running an exciting six week project at the Rainbow Park Community Centre using drama to trek through the rainforest and explore its environment, animals, and tribal inhabitants.

The sessions will run every Saturday for the next six weeks (starting 27th June 2015) and will be split into two ages groups, 5 to 8 year olds running from 10:30am to 12:30pm and 9 to 13 year olds running 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Both workshops will explore a range of theatre techniques such as sound-scapes using instruments, the use of hand puppets, using the body to create the physicality of rainforest animals, and script work.

ThStanley Saves The Rainforest - 5-8yr oldsere will also opportunities  to get crafty in the sessions, and make props and set! This work will lead the group into achieving their Discover Arts Award, with a a small showcase of the children’s’ work on the final week, Saturday 1st August,  for friends and family to come in and be transported to the Amazon Jungle.

There are limited places available. Interested children should contact Rose Green the Community Development worker based at Rainbow park on rose.green@wokingham.gov.uk or 01189 088 193 or 07769931738.

The address of the centre is: Rainbow Park, Winnersh, Wokingham, Berkshire RG41 5SG

For any more information, please contact rose.green@wokingham.gov.uk