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Workshops

Sonia Sabri Company: Lok Virsa - Drumming Workshop

Interested in playing a percussion instrument (or just want to make a great noise)? Come along and join in this fun music workshop.

This event is part of Lok Virsa, presented by Sonia Sabri Company - a one-day arts festival or ‘mela’ of arts activities and pop-up performances for all the family. Lok Virsa simply means ‘heritage of the people’ and is perfect for everyone of all ages from different cultures and backgrounds.

 10.30 - 11.15am
Studio, Arts Centre
Free, – limited capacity so pick up a wristband at Info Point 1
Age: 8+

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Sonia Sabri Company: Lok Virsa - Folk Dance Workshop

Learn the upbeat steps and moves of vibrant dance styles leaving you feeling nothing short of joyous!

This event is part of Lok Virsa, presented by Sonia Sabri Company - a one-day arts festival or ‘mela’ of arts activities and pop-up performances for all the family. Lok Virsa simply means ‘heritage of the people’ and is perfect for everyone of all ages from different cultures and backgrounds.

 2 - 2.30pm, 3 - 3.30pm, 4 - 4.30pm
Studio, Arts Centre
Free – limited capacity so pick up a wristband at Info Point 1
All ages

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Floor art made with coloured sand and seeds Sonia Sabri Company: Lok Virsa - Rangoli Floor Art

Use natural ingredients such as chalk, sand, rice, flowers, lentils and spices to create a stunning artwork. Have a go plus there’s the opportunity to take a design home with you.

This event is part of Lok Virsa, presented by Sonia Sabri Company - a one-day arts festival or ‘mela’ of arts activities and pop-up performances for all the family. Lok Virsa simply means ‘heritage of the people’ and is perfect for everyone of all ages from different cultures and backgrounds.

 10am - 4.30pm
Creative Learning Space, Arts Centre
Free, limited capacity at any one time and entry by wristband at the door
All ages

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Chill Out Playroom

Families are invited to enjoy free play, dressing up, board games and some fun new creative apps on our iPads. Or simply come along to chill out and read a storybook or relax with some sensory activities.

Please note that this is a family space and children must be supervised by parents or guardians at all times.

 10am - 4.30pm
OC0.05, Oculus
Free, drop-in
All ages

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Join artist Rachel Doughty and create wonderful willow stars, beautiful bunting and brilliant baubles to decorate your home and the Arts Centre.

 10am - 4pm
Helen Martin Studio, Warwick Arts Centre
Free – limited capacity at any one time with entry by wristband at the door
Age: 3+

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The Science of Winter: Merry Stitchmas

Experience how programming is used to generate patterns that can be stitched on embroidery machines, and see how simple programming commands are created to draw a pattern for a Christmas tree decoration. (Please note we have three stations, and the activity will take 20 minutes.)

 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm
OC0.01, Oculus
Free – pick up a wristband at Info Point 3
Age: 10+

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The Science of Winter: Automated Vehicles - The Future!

Get hands on with the exciting technology behind self-driving cars of the future. Experience miniature cars with the WMG Graduates, identifying objects and tackling winter driving scenarios, and understand what goes into building a driverless car.

 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm
OC0.01, Oculus
Free – pick up a wristband at Info Point 3
Age: 8+

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Table Tennis

Join a table for some great active fun.

 10am - 4pm
Sports Hub
Free, drop-in
Age: 6+

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Grab a racquet and try your hand at some shuttlecock skills.

 10-11.30am
Sports Hub
Free, drop-in (Raquets supplied)
Age: 6+

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Tennis for Fun

You’re invited to come and have a go at playing tennis in the Sports and Wellness Hub. All standards are welcome from beginner to advanced. No need to book, just come and join us in the combat room.

 11am-3pm
Combat Room, Sports Hub
Free, drop-in (Raquets supplied)
Age: 6+

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Volleyball

Get active and try your hand at this fun sport.

 11.30am-3pm
Sports Hub
Free, drop-in
Age: 6+

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Family Swim with Inflatables

Dedicated family-friendly pool time with floats, inflatables and fun for all the family. We advise you book, but you can just drop in and we will try our best to accommodate you.

 12-3pm
Swimming Pool, Sports Hub
Free – drop in or register at Sports Hub Info Point or pre-book on 02476 523011 (capacity 40 at any one time)
Children aged 12-16 can swim on their own, but need to be supervised. Under 12s: one parent to 2 children.

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Please note that children must be accompanied at all times by a responsible adult aged 18 or over. Children under 16 may undertake activities unaccompanied where indicated, but there must be a responsible adult observing and available at all times. The University of Warwick cannot be responsible for personal items of any kind brought on site.