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Half Term Family Friendly Events

01 February 2017

There are lots of free family friendly events and workshops at QUAD during February half-term.

 Make and Take Day, back by popular demand, is a day of FREE creative fun suitable for all ages with QUAD artists. Families can drop in and use any of a wide selection of materials provided to make whatever they can imagine! Make and Take Day takes place in QUAD from Monday 13th February, from 10:30am to 4:00pm. It is a free workshop, there is no need to book.

MinecraftLab: HABITAT is a chance for young people aged eight to forteeen to re-design the world around them design and build a new Derby using Minecraft, inspired by QUAD’s upcoming exhibition FORMAT17. MinecraftLab: HABITAT takes place on Friday 17th February, from 10:30am to 4:00pm. Children can be left unaccompanied at the session, the cost is £25 per person, advance booking is strongly advised. Lunch is not provided, and a packed lunch recommended.

 Matheson Marcault: Customisation is a free drop in activity for young people aged 10 and above to learn more about game design. Participants will be able to decide and alter the game as a group as well as learning about play testing, the iterative nature of game design and the possibilities of digitally mediated physical play. Matheson Marcault: Customisation takes place in QUAD on Saturday 18th February from 11:00am to 12:30pm and again from 1:30pm to 3:00pm. They are free drop in workshops, but advance booking is advised.

During February half term there will be two workshops, KidsQUAD for children aged 7-11 years and DigisQUAD for young people aged 12-16 years.

KidsQUAD Photography Club: Collage workshop is a creative arts activity for children aged 7 to 11 years to get creative using a mixture of traditional and digital collage techniques. KidsQUAD Photography Club: Collage workshop runs in QUAD on Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th February, from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Children can be left unaccompanied at the sessions which cost £22.00 for both days.

In DigisQUAD, young people aged 12 to 16 years can join QUAD Digital Artists to experiment and make digitally interactive games, based on real world experiences and spaces with digital interventions. DigisQUAD: Mixed Reality Game Design which runs in QUAD on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th February, from 1:30pm to 4:00pm. Children can be left unaccompanied at the sessions which cost £33.00 for both days.

In QUAD Cinemas there will be daily family friendly Cine Kids screenings for all ages. All tickets are £3.50 for Cine Kids Club members, Cine Kids Club membership is free and available from QUAD Box office.

Ballerina (U) screens from Saturday 11th to Sunday 19th February, and Moana (PG), back by popular demand, can be seen from Monday 13th to Thursday 16thJanuary.