Friday Under 5s Autumn 2021
Fridays 10.30am-11.15am in the White Room Studio at Salisbury Arts Centre
Friday Under 5s
Ideal for early years; ages 2-5.
Join us at Salisbury Arts Centre every Friday for a fun workshop exploring a different art form each week, including dance, music, drama and art. These sessions are designed for under 5s and their grown ups to enjoy together! Please read the information on each weekly session below, to decide which activities are most suited to your interests and age bracket.
Story Time Movers: 3 September, 1 October, 5 November, 3 December
Story Time Movers is an early years dance session for ages 2-5, encouraging physical and cognitive development through creative movement. Inspired by familiar story books, the sessions will allow children to explore their own imagination. Story Time Movers is led by Emma Newman and usually takes place on the first Friday of the month.
SAYM Start The Music!: 10 September, 8 October, 12 November, 10 December
SAYM Start the Music! is a series of music sessions that is specifically designed to provide a fun and interactive introduction to music-making. Children learn musical skills and concepts such as pitch, pulse and rhythm through enjoyable activities including singing, games, movement and playing percussion instruments. Start the Music! is led by Jane Parsons and Salisbury Area Young Musicians and usually takes place on the second Friday of each month. Please note, these particular sessions are aimed at ‘rising 4s’ (children of pre-school age in the academic year prior to starting school).
Stay & Play: 17 September, 15 October, 19 November, 17 December
Stay & Play is an under 5's activity aimed at ages 2-5, that explores storytelling through performing arts. Unlock and stretch the imagination through fun drama games, movement and role play. Stay & Play is led by Emma Newman and usually takes place on the third Friday of each month.
SmARTies: 24 September, 26 November (Free, based in our cafe, no need to book)
smARTies is a self-directed arts and crafts session for 2-5 year olds and their grown ups. Children can develop their creativity by exploring different art forms and materials. SmARTies is a free activity in the café at Salisbury Arts Centre. No need to book.
Cost: £5 per child, £3 per adult
(excluding smARTies, which is FREE)
Spaces must be booked online in advance
If you need assistance booking or have access requirements please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday Under 5s – What To Expect
Where sessions will take place?
Sessions will take place in the White Room Studio at Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street, Salisbury, SP1 3UT.
Please present your ticket at the door, and you will be directed to the White Room Studio, which is on the first floor – there is a lift if you need it.
We have limited the capacity of each session to a total of 15 parents and children (excluding babies and your group leader) to allow for social distancing.
Prams & Buggies
You can leave your buggy safely downstairs by the bar.
Hand Sanitiser / Temperature checking
As you enter and exit the building you will be asked to sanitise your hands and use our contactless temperature checker.
Face coverings are compulsory for all adults, and those aged 11+, unless exempt. Leaders of the session will be wearing a face shield at all times. If you have a sunflower lanyard (exemption from face covering due to a hidden disability) please wear it https://hiddendisabilitiesstore.com
Please observe social distancing both inside and outside the building. The White Room Studio will have clearly marked areas for each family group/bubble.
Where craft materials or equipment is required, each family bubble will be provided with their own pack, so there will be no need to share. All equipment will be sanitised before use.
Nappy changing facilities are available. We have a limited number of toilets available due to social distancing. We request that the toilets are used by only one family at a time.
The café will be open from 10am for take away, before and after your session. Hot drinks are prohibited in the White Room Studio.
If you have any of the following symptoms – high temperature, cough or a loss or change in your sense of smell or taste please do not arrive at the session and follow the NHS guidelines or call 111 on what to do next.
Please notify Wiltshire Creative if you or one of your group develop symptoms within 10 days of the session.
Please do not park in the carpark adjacent to the building unless you need to us the accessible bays. Instead please use either Salt Lane car park or College Street car park.
If you have any questions or queries please email email@example.com
Tickets and times
Friday 1st October10:30am
Friday 8th October10:30am
Friday 15th October10:30am
Friday 5th November10:30am
Friday 12th November10:30am
Friday 19th November10:30am
Friday 3rd December10:30am
Friday 10th December10:30am
Friday 17th December10:30am