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Andover Trees United – Upcoming Events & Workshops

October 21st, 2019 Comments off

WILDFLOWERS – Students and the local community have helped to grow lots of wild flowers over the last few months, if anyone would like to now plant some in their gardens (for a small contribution), please contact ATU here. Planting can be done now or in March. We have 2000 plants!

Andover Trees United have lots of events coming up in the run up to Christmas, see below for more information:
Saturday 26th October – Lantern making workshop for December procession in Harmony Woods at The Lights.
29th & 30th October – Half term Nature Activities at Harmony Woods
Saturday 9th November – Hedgerow Wreaths and Tree Dressings workshop at Harmony Woods.
Saturday 16th November – Community Tree Planting at Harmony Woods.
Saturday 23rd November – Quiz Night – raising funds for the woodland classroom at Rockhouse, 7.15pm.
Saturday 7th December – Winter Celebration – lantern procession & tree dressing with music, mince pies and mulled wine at Harmony Woods, 5pm – 7pm.

Hampshire Cultural Trust – What’s on Autumn 2019

October 17th, 2019 Comments off

This half term the Hampshire Cultural Trust (HCT) have lots of fun things going on all across Hampshire, for all ages. Most of our museums are free to enter and have activities going on throughout the holidays, including free children’s make-and-takes, trails and quizzes which you don’t have to book, just drop in. There are loads of events going on in the arts centres too, including bookable workshops, family festivals and children’s clubs. View the latest ‘Family What’s On’ leaflet here.

We have venues county-wide, check out the website for venues near you and for detailed information on events. Please get in touch if you have any queries. As ever, we very much appreciate your support and look forward to seeing some of your children over the holidays

Terra-bytes – A Teen Summer Club

July 12th, 2019 Comments off

Over the Summer holidays Andover Trees United will be hosting arrange of activities for teenagers who want to get outside and get creative. All sessions will take place at Harmony Woods, Enham Alamein and will cost between £1-3 to cover cost of materials. Please see their poster for more details.

Hampshire Cultural Trust – What’s on Summer 2019

July 11th, 2019 Comments off

This summer the Hampshire Cultural Trust (HCT) have lots of fun things going on all across Hampshire, for all ages. Most of the museums are free to enter and have activities going on throughout the holidays, including free children’s make-and-takes and quizzes which you don’t have to book, just drop in. View their leaflet of details of events and exhibitions here.

We also have an interactive WWII exhibition at Milestones Museum, where children can learn all about life on the homefront during this era by taking on the role of an evacuee or trialling our air raid shelter experience. There are loads of events going on in the arts centres too, including bookable workshops, family festivals and summer holiday clubs.

We have venues county-wide, check out the website for venues near you and for detailed information on events.

Andover Trees United – Flowerbed Storytime

May 16th, 2019 Comments off

Andover Trees United are looking for support and help for Flowerbed Storytime which is part of their ‘6 Trees &6 Flowers” project. The aim of the project is to support the identification of chalk downland wild flowers, especially the following 6 key chalk downland wild flowers: Cowslip, Primrose, Dog Violet, Lady’s Bedstraw, Birdsfoot Trefoil and Ox-eye Daisy.

There are lots of opportunities to get involved from seed growing and helping on the community allotment. For a full list of ways you can help and support the project view their leaflet here.

Hampshire National Citizenship Service (NCS) – Year 11

February 15th, 2019 Comments off

ncs-hampshire-logo-newNational Citizen Service (NCS) is a flagship government initiative that has the support of schools, colleges and local businesses around the country. It offers a unique opportunity for students aged 16 & 17 to come together with others that life would ordinarily have them pass by. Over several weeks it provides them with an amazing springboard for the future by developing new skills, confidence and a broader set of horizons. Participants do different and exciting activities, meet new people, learn lessons that can’t be learned in a classroom and put their energy and enthusiasm into projects that matter to them.

Places are now available on this years courses for Year 11 students, which take place over 3 weeks, at a cost of only £35!(early bird offer, usually £50) Please see their website and below for additional information and to enrol.

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Hampshire Cultural Trust – What’s On Jan-April 2019

February 7th, 2019 Comments off

This half term we have lots of fun things going on all across Hampshire, for all ages, many of which are free. As well as our annual LEGO family exhibition “Bricktropolis and the Attack of the Mighty Monsters” opening at Milestones Museum on Saturday 16 February, there are loads of events and exhibitions going on throughout half term in the arts centres and all of the other museums too. As well as bookable workshops, most venues have free children’s make-and-takes and quizzes which you don’t have to book, just drop in. We have venues county-wide, the majority of which are free to enter! Please see leaflet for details.

Andover SEND Support Workshop – 5 March 2019

February 7th, 2019 Comments off

Hampshire Parent Carer Network (HPCN) are holding a support day for parent carers on Tuesday 5th March at The Long Meadow Centre, Cricketer’s Way, Andover SP10 5DN. They have SEND specialists CEREBRA coming to share information on what services are in the local area and how parent carers can access them on behalf of their children.

They are charging a small fee, to show commitment to the event, of £2.00 via Eventbrite, which is fully refundable up to 7 days before the event. Please see poster for more details. For more information on HPCN please click here.

Community Courses – Starting Spring Term 2019

December 20th, 2018 Comments off

logo framePlease click here to view a list of Harrow Way Community Education courses, starting January 2019.

Information on courses can be found here.

Hampshire Cultural Trust – Free Summer Holiday Activities

July 13th, 2018 Comments off

This summer we have lots of fun things going on all across Hampshire, for all ages and many of which are free. As well as featuring gardens and gizmos, we have our big summer event at Milestones Museum, “Mission Mega Machine” a fully interactive science exhibition featuring inventions and innovations developed in Hampshire. Come along and learn about flight, rockets, steam, hovercraft, robots and more in this hands-on exhibition and adventure trail (suitable for KS1 and KS2.)

There are loads of events going on in the arts centres and museums too. As well as bookable workshops, most venues have free children’s make-and-takes and quizzes over the summer which you don’t have to book, just drop in. Please see attached leaflet for details.