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Artist’s Workshop – Glass Painting

Join local artist, Vicki Highet, to learn the art of glass painting. Using a template or your own design, create a uniquely decorated wine glass or jar to take home. Vicki will also be bringing some pieces of her own artwork which will be available to purchase. Advance booking and payment is essential.
Date: 27 June 2019
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Description: Join local artist, Vicki Highet, to learn the art of glass painting. Using a template or your own design, create a uniquely decorated wine glass or jar to take home. Vicki will also be bringing some pieces of her own artwork which will be available to purchase. Advance booking and payment is essential.
Audience: Adult
Cost: £7.00
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A Night of Comedy

In partnership with Tavistock Library and the London Inn, Okehampton. Four hilarious comics to light up our stage- from our host Christian Russell-Pollock and headliner Tom Glover, to Andy Costello and Sam Harris of 'Project Mayhem'! Tickets are ONLY £10 on the night or £7.50 (+Eventbrite fee) online. This event will be in the upstairs room of the London Inn- Room open from 7.30pm, with Show at 8!
Date: 05 July 2019
Time: 19:30 - 22:30
Description: In partnership with Tavistock Library and the London Inn, Okehampton. Four hilarious comics to light up our stage- from our host Christian Russell-Pollock and headliner Tom Glover, to Andy Costello and Sam Harris of 'Project Mayhem'! Tickets are ONLY £10 on the night or £7.50 (+Eventbrite fee) online. This event will be in the upstairs room of the London Inn- Room open from 7.30pm, with Show at 8!
Audience: Adult
Cost: £10.00
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Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019 Launch

Join us for space stories and rhymes. This will be happening throughout the morning to celebrate the launch of the Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019. No booking necessary.
Date: 13 July 2019
Time: 9:30 - 12:00
Description: Join us for space stories and rhymes. This will be happening throughout the morning to celebrate the launch of the Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019. No booking necessary.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Dogs Trust Talk

Join Amy from the Dogs Trust to hear about the charity's work. £2.50 in advance, £3 on the door. Tea and cake included. Space is limited, so book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Date: 24 July 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Join Amy from the Dogs Trust to hear about the charity's work. £2.50 in advance, £3 on the door. Tea and cake included. Space is limited, so book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
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From Rubbish to Rockets

We’ll be re-cycling rubbish into rockets, UFOs, planets etc. for an out of this world craft session! Materials will be provided. Suitable for children aged 5+ Please book in advance as spaces are limited.
Date: 29 July 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: We’ll be re-cycling rubbish into rockets, UFOs, planets etc. for an out of this world craft session! Materials will be provided. Suitable for children aged 5+ Please book in advance as spaces are limited.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Author Talk with Michael Jecks

Michael joins us for a talk and Q&A on his latest book, 'The Dead Don't Wait'. This book, the fourth in Michael's Jack Blackjack series, follows the disreputable pickpocket and reluctant assassin as he tries to escape an accusation of murder. Michael will talk about his books, career, and the life of a writer in the 21st Century. Doors open 19:00, talk commences 19:15 Tickets in advance at the library £5 each or £6 on the door. Prices include refreshments
Date: 31 July 2019
Time: 19:00 - 20:15
Description: Michael joins us for a talk and Q&A on his latest book, 'The Dead Don't Wait'. This book, the fourth in Michael's Jack Blackjack series, follows the disreputable pickpocket and reluctant assassin as he tries to escape an accusation of murder. Michael will talk about his books, career, and the life of a writer in the 21st Century. Doors open 19:00, talk commences 19:15 Tickets in advance at the library £5 each or £6 on the door. Prices include refreshments
Audience: All
Cost: £6.00
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‘Space Cats’ by Boo to a Goose Theatre

'Space Cats' is an interactive and multi-sensory show for children aged 0-8 years and their families. Tickets in advance £3.50 per child over 6 months. Free for accompanying adults.
Date: 07 August 2019
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: 'Space Cats' is an interactive and multi-sensory show for children aged 0-8 years and their families. Tickets in advance £3.50 per child over 6 months. Free for accompanying adults.
Audience: Child
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

‘Alien Animals’ Encounter from Really Wild Learning

An amazing ‘Animal Aliens’ encounter exploring how weird and wonderful creatures are and their adaptations that allow them to survive in a range of habitats. Magnifying glasses at the ready we can explore which animals would be best suited to space and why! Science meets fantasy fiction. Did you know that geckos and newts have all been on space missions and demonstrate an ability to survive at zero gravity! Suitable for children aged 3+ Tickets in advance £3.50 per child (adults free)
Date: 14 August 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: An amazing ‘Animal Aliens’ encounter exploring how weird and wonderful creatures are and their adaptations that allow them to survive in a range of habitats. Magnifying glasses at the ready we can explore which animals would be best suited to space and why! Science meets fantasy fiction. Did you know that geckos and newts have all been on space missions and demonstrate an ability to survive at zero gravity! Suitable for children aged 3+ Tickets in advance £3.50 per child (adults free)
Audience: Child
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

‘Alien Animals’ Encounter from Really Wild Learning

An amazing ‘Animal Aliens’ encounter exploring how weird and wonderful creatures are and their adaptations that allow them to survive in a range of habitats. Magnifying glasses at the ready we can explore which animals would be best suited to space and why! Science meets fantasy fiction. Did you know that geckos and newts have all been on space missions and demonstrate an ability to survive at zero gravity! Suitable for children aged 3+ Tickets in advance £3.50 per child (adults free)
Date: 14 August 2019
Time: 15:15 - 16:15
Description: An amazing ‘Animal Aliens’ encounter exploring how weird and wonderful creatures are and their adaptations that allow them to survive in a range of habitats. Magnifying glasses at the ready we can explore which animals would be best suited to space and why! Science meets fantasy fiction. Did you know that geckos and newts have all been on space missions and demonstrate an ability to survive at zero gravity! Suitable for children aged 3+ Tickets in advance £3.50 per child (adults free)
Audience: Child
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Space Shadow Lanterns

Design and create your own space-themed shadow lantern complete with electric tea light. Perfect for bedtime. Suitable for ages 8+ Bookings in advance
Date: 23 August 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Design and create your own space-themed shadow lantern complete with electric tea light. Perfect for bedtime. Suitable for ages 8+ Bookings in advance
Audience: Child
Cost: £1.00
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Space Lego Animation Workshop

Create your own animated space story using our Lego. You will need to download the Aardman ‘Animate it!’ app from the App Store onto a tablet or smartphone that has a camera. Please bring your device with you to make the animation. These are 30 minute taster sessions - look out for more animation in September. Suitable for ages 7+ Please book in advance.
Date: 27 August 2019
Time: 14:00 - 14:30
Description: Create your own animated space story using our Lego. You will need to download the Aardman ‘Animate it!’ app from the App Store onto a tablet or smartphone that has a camera. Please bring your device with you to make the animation. These are 30 minute taster sessions - look out for more animation in September. Suitable for ages 7+ Please book in advance.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge

Space Lego Animation Workshop

Create your own animated space story using our Lego. You will need to download the Aardman ‘Animate it!’ app from the App Store onto a tablet or smartphone that has a camera. Please bring your device with you to make the animation. These are 30 minute taster sessions - look out for more animation in September. Suitable for ages 7+ Please book in advance as spaces are limited.
Date: 27 August 2019
Time: 15:00 - 15:30
Description: Create your own animated space story using our Lego. You will need to download the Aardman ‘Animate it!’ app from the App Store onto a tablet or smartphone that has a camera. Please bring your device with you to make the animation. These are 30 minute taster sessions - look out for more animation in September. Suitable for ages 7+ Please book in advance as spaces are limited.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Summer Reading Challenge