Avoid flu – book your child’s vaccination appointment

Authored by Sarah Parker

Amid warnings that new cases of flu could peak over the busy Christmas period, the parents of a nine-year-old boy from Devon who died from the illness in January last year, are calling on parents to vaccinate their children.

The request follows the release of data from Public Health England (PHE), showing that GP consultations across the country for Influenza-like illness have risen...

Drop in cars on the school run in Plymouth as pupils choose to walk, cycle or scoot to school

Authored by Emma Cooke

There has been a significant reduction in cars being used on the school run at schools in Plymouth, following work carried out by walking and cycling charity Sustrans, in partnership with Plymouth City Council, as part of the Plymotion: Bike It Plus programme.

By the end of the last academic year, Plymotion school communities working with Sustrans saw a low of 36% of school journeys...

Free family event: Make 3D Graffiti

10am-12.30pm & 1.30-4pm. Free, drop-in event.

Join us for a fun event this half-term holiday. You can bring the family and get creative with colours - stencil, cut and fold to make moving letters, shapes and symbols. Help craft an amazing 3D graffiti model in our gallery space! This event is part of the Masters of Invention exhibition wi with craft and design works based on street art styles, here at the Guild in Bovey Tracey.

Under 12s supervised please.

01626 832223

Free make a badge day at Devon Guild

Fri 22 Feb 2019. 10am - 1pm & 2 - 4pm . Free, drop-in event. Join us for a fun half-term event in the Guild gallery - and create your own personalised recycled paper badge workshop with Get Fresh exhibitor and artist Alysa Freeman. This event is for all ages. No need to book, just!

We welcome donations towards the cost of materials. Under 12’s must be accompanied by an adult please.

Devon Guild of Craftsmen. Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF 01626 832223

FREE craft making days: Fearsome Feasts

Halloween fun for the family this half-term, 25 & 26 October 2018.

Be a crafty cook at our free half-term making days with activities for all ages, based on the current exhibition, 'Plate Up'. Have fun modelling faux food for a spooky banquet… it may look good enough to eat - but don’t dare try it!

Materials provided, donations welcomed. Under 12’s supervised please. Part of the Family Arts and Family Learning Festival.

10.30am-12.30 & 1.30-4pm both days. FREE, drop-in....

innocent Big Grow campaign to help kids get healthy

Authored by Mike Page

Healthy drinks brand innocent announces the return of the innocent Big Grow, now in its third year. Returning this spring, the campaign offers 500,000 children the chance to grow their own cress, spinach and peas in the school classroom and – for the first time – at home.

9 out of 10 young people are not hitting their 5-a-day target, but by growing veg themselves, kids are much more...

Family workshop: Memory Books With Let’s Make Art

Join Let's Make Art in making a personalised memory book to collect everyday treasure in. Each family will be guided in making a book complete with an image of its owner.

We'll be exploring the ways people archive their everyday lives and drawing inspiration from the exhibition in the gallery, Collected Shadows: The Archive of Modern Conflict.

Let's Make Art organise high-quality events and provide a wide variety of well-resourced art workshops that are enjoyed by all ages and abilities.

Ticket information: £2.50 per child, booking advised. Children...

Family workshop: Big Draw: We The People flick book animation

Be inspired by the We The People exhibition around Plymouth. Get expert advice from our professional artist whilst you create your own flick book. Suitable for 7 years+ to teens. Please note, all children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

Two sessions - 10:30-12:30 & 14:00-16:00

£2.50 per child, booking essential

Smiggle-mania hits Plymouth

Authored by News Desk

Australia's most exciting and colourful stationery retailer, Smiggle, is set to open a store in Plymouth on Friday 23 June – marking the brands 100th store opening in the UK.

Smiggle – where a smile meets a giggle – has been a revelation since arriving on these shores in February 2014, with Plymouth marking the monumental opening while many more new stores are set to open in 2017....

PWP presents: Live ProWrestling Supershow with TNA IMPACT TV stars! Available NOW!

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW! LIVE Pro Wrestling With TNA IMPACT TV stars! 3 HUGE TNA TV stars MOOSE, MAGNUS & BRAM + CZW pro-wrestler DAVID STARR will all be Wrestling in PLYMOUTH - Sunday 25th June Only! Join us for a whole evening on incredible live pro-wrestling action you simply cannot see anywhere else!

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-Fun for ALL Ages! - Bar in Venue! - Charity Prize Raffle! - -Meet the Stars! - Witness all your favourite stars competing in high flying...


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