‘Celebrating Our Cultures’ Summer Arts programme

This Summer Arts Programme is part of Fermanagh & Omagh District Council’s Good Relations Programme and complements the ‘From Around the World: Celebrating Our Cultures’ exhibition presently on display at Enniskillen Castle.

Feedback

If you took part in any of the activities below we would love to hear from you! Scroll to the bottom of this page and download the questionnaire relevant to you, don’t forget to email your response to goodrelations@fermanaghomagh.com. Your completed evaluation will be entered in a draw for a Good Relations goodie bag. 

Indian Kolam-making Indian Video Lesson

Tuesday 21 July 2020

Kolam is a type of drawing drawn by using rice flour, chalk, chalk powder or rock powder. It is traditional in South India and Sri Lanka and is drawn by Hindu women and girls in front of their houses during special holidays, occasions and events.

You would need: A4 sheet paper/card, Coloured paper/card, Coloured tissue paper, Gem decorations, Scissors, Glue, Pencil and markers

 

Samba Percussion Music On-line Workshop (suitable for children aged over 7y)

Wednesday 29 July 2020, 11am to 12 noon

Learn all about Samba music from home using household instruments in this interactive workshop for children over Webex.

You would need: To register for this workshop, please email your name, age and number of participants to goodrelations@fermanaghomagh.com. Only registered participants will be invited to this live on-line workshop over Webex.

Good Relations Workshop with TIDES (suitable for adults only)

Wednesday 5 August 2020, 11am to 12 noon

To register for this workshop, please email your name, age and number of participants to goodrelations@fermanaghomagh.com. Only registered participants will be invited to this live on-line workshop over Webex.

 

Irish Traveller Wagon-making On-line Workshop (suitable for adults only)

Wednesday 12 August 2020, 3pm to 4pm

This is an interactive on-line workshop over Webex, which will show you how to make an Irish Traveller wagon using matchsticks and cardboard; a truly unique insight in the traditional and highly-artistic skills and culture of Irish Travellers.

You would need: small matchsticks (10 boxes), cereal box cardboard, harder cardboard, PVA glue, superglue, string, paints, pencil, ruler, scissors. To register for this workshop, please email your name, age and number of participants to goodrelations@fermanaghomagh.com. Only registered participants will be invited to this live on-line workshop over Webex.

 

Introduction to Ikebana (Japanese Flower Arranging) On-line Workshop (suitable for adults only)

Wednesday 19 August 2020, 11am to 12 noon

Through Ikebana, we aim to learn the beautiful natural appearance of plants and trees, and people with different cultures. Enjoy this traditional Japanese art and learn how to make a rising form flower arrangement.

 You would need: Flower Materials, a porcelain/cereal bowl, florist’s or strong sharp scissors, a pin holder (square size) or oasis green form. To register for this workshop, please email your name, age and number of participants to goodrelations@fermanaghomagh.com.  Only registered participants will be invited to this live on-line workshop over Webex.

Drumming and Percussion Music On-line Workshop (suitable for teenagers and adults)

Wednesday 26 August 2020, 3pm to 4pm

Come along and enjoy some African Drumming with Ronan McKee. You will learn how to play a simple traditional African dance rhythm. No prior experience is needed, just join in this fun musical workshop!

You would need: a traditional djembe or a toy drum or simple household objects like plastic tubs, sweet tins or pots and pans. To register for this workshop, please email your name, age and number of participants to goodrelations@fermanaghomagh.com. Only registered participants will be invited to this live on-line workshop over Webex.

 

 

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Feedback form - attended 1 event only pdf 398 KB 22nd July 2020
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