Community Takeover Children & Families

Telephonic Youth

Community Takeover is a celebration of the rich vitality of ideas and talents of local people in Southampton of all ages and backgrounds.

Garden in the Gallery
Saturday 19 March

Join in and plant your own indoor flowers using reusable materials and your creative imagination.

Telephonic Youth: Thinking about Phones past, present and future
Saturday 19 March

Bring in your old phones, turn them into art and help save the planet at this activity run by the Telephonic Youth team. Don’t have an old phone handy? No problem, share your telephone memories and be a part of history!

The Friendly Fairy told by Rainbow the Eco Fairy
Wednesday 6 May, 4–4.45pm
Suitable for children aged 5 and under. Pre-booking required

Join Rainbow the Eco Fairy for an interactive, sensory tale of pixies, animals, nature and what happens when humans discover the magic in the friendly forest!
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Stop Motion Animation Activities with City Eye
Tuesday 12 April, 11am–4pm for 7–11 year olds
Wednesday 13 April, 11am–4pm for 12–16 year olds
Come and make models using all sorts of materials then bring them to life by creating your own animation using photography, sound recording and stop-motion techniques.
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Safe Spaces with Tom Hall
Wednesday 20 April, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3pm
Suitable for ages 4 and over

Join us for our, family-friendly, drop-in workshop for visitors to draw, make and build together.

Workshops with Alice Hume and Allan Brown

Friday 22 April, 1–2pm (max. 15)
Saturday 23 April, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3pm

Learn how to extract the fibres from flax and spin them into yarn on a drop spindle.
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