Three and a half weeks of creative fun in East Dulwich including a visit to Prehistoric times, adventures in time and space, a race against the clock to find pirate treasure, a trip to the court of a Medieval Queen (with penchant for chopping off heads!), brand new rock bands, improvised mini-musicals, extraordinary creations, animation stations, green screen films, silent movies, sing-alongs and so much more…..
WEDNESDAY 22nd JULY: PAPER ARTS AND CRAFTS
A day of paper creations – Mobiles with Elena Travers, Fish Puppets with Judith Hope, Giant Paper Planes with Will Voelker and Origami with Nimble’s own Becky!
THURSDAY 23rd JULY: SILENT MOVIE FILM LAB
A day of slapstick fun with film-maker Sally Briggs, animator Helen Piercy and clapper-board making with Esther Richardson!
FRIDAY 24th JULY: DRAMA
An interactive adventure bought to you by Ben Neale…
MONDAY 27th JULY: SOUND LAB
Home-made guitars and shakers with Victor Scott, Junk Band with Steve Barbe, Music videos with Nimble’s Catherine and Experimental Sounds with Fran Lobo…
TUESDAY 28th JULY: PREHISTORIC PARTY
You think you’re going on a normal school trip to a normal museum…and then – disaster strikes!! When Ug the Caveman breaks out of his cage and surrounds the museum with a group of bloodthirsty prehistoric creatures can our Nimble crew save the day? With dinosaur disguises with Nimble’s Becky, fossil-making with Libby Todd, live news reports from Sarah Whitacker and learning the Cave Man Shuffle courtesy of Kirsty Arnold…you bet they can!!
WEDNESDAY 29th JULY: SPACE ARTS AND CRAFTS
Space themed fun with Libby Todd creating jet packs, Judith Hope with pop up aliens, Valerie McNulty t-shirt designs and Zoe Pembrey creating space-themed trading cards!
THURSDAY 30th JULY: MONSTER FILM LAB
Don’t go down to the basement!! Nimble takes on a monstrous mood with Sally Briggs creating Monster green screen movies, Nimble’s Catherine taking charge of the animation station and Esme Bayley transforming children into werewolves…
FRIDAY 31st JULY: DRAMA
Can you write, rehearse, direct and produce a musical from start to finish in just ONE day? The Nimble Crew can with a little hep from Amie Taylor and Nimble’s Catherine!! Drum roll please…
MONDAY 3rd AUGUST: SOUND LAB
The spirit of punk comes to Nimble with 6 new rock bands looked produced by Dom Goundar and Aaron Plows, mohawks courtesy of Nimble’s Catherine and drumming!
**Band recordings coming soon**
TUESDAY 4th AUGUST: MEDIEVAL MAYHEM
‘Off with their heads!’ shouts Queen Katerina and we’re off into a Medieval adventure where the Nimble team must learn a courtly dance, make their own Jester puppet with Judith Hope, combat the Black Death with ‘Days of Plague’ and build a scrap fort with Sarah Whitacker all while trying to make the evil queen and her hopeless jester Quentin fall in love!
WEDNESDAY 5th AUGUST: SKETCH BOOKS ARTS AND CRAFTS
One sketchbook, four workshop and six hours to go art crazy! Pastel Portraits with Elena Travers, Misfits with Zoe Pembrey, Cover Collages with Claire Sexton and Cartoons with Cathy Simpson!
THURSDAY 6th AUGUST: KIDS TV SHOW FILM LAB
Write, rehearse and shoot your own kids TV show in one day – plus create your own TV Show animations with Helen Piercy and go back in time with some old-school animation zoetropes with Claire Sexton and Lisa Chambers!
FRIDAY 7th AUGUST: DRAMA
Another magical adventure with Ben Neale and his crew of imaginarians…
MONDAY 10th AUGUST: SOUND LAB
Time to tune in to Nimble FM’s brand new radio shows, go on a sound journey with Julia MacDonnell, sing your heart out Glee-style with Cheryl Felgate!
TUESDAY 11th AUGUST: PIRATE COVE
Shhhhhiverrr me timbers!! It’s the last Tuesday of the summer but there’s no rest for us – the notorious pirate John Silverfish has stolen our Captain’s treasure and only the Nimble Crew can save it! High seas adventure with Sarah Cuthbertson, Sophie Loi-Shaw and Henry Luxembourg!
WEDNESDAY 12th AUGUST: MODEL-MAKING ARTS AND CRAFTS
Glue pots at the ready! A great chance to get messy with Libby Todd and Claire Sexton’s plasticine creatures, Anna Van Poorten with her willow scupltures and Kelly Frost with some creepy crawly puppet friends!
THURSDAY 13th AUGUST: SCI FI FILM LAB
With a bit of inspiration from some vintage Dr Who…movie trailers with Catherine, outer space animations with Helen Piercy and alien headdresses with Esme Bayley round off our final film lab of the summer!
FRIDAY 14th AUGUST 2015: DRAMA
Our last day – and what a rollercoaster it’s been! A great final trip into the amazing imaginations of Sarah Cuthbertson and Ben Neale for our final drama day!
And with that we wave good bye to the longest Nimble Arts Holiday club to date with thanks to our BRILLIANT staff, to the AMAZING children who took part, their FABULOUS parents who continue to support us and the team at Goose Green Primary, East Dulwich for having us! We’re back soon for a spooky Halloween club at Heber School…but until then…