LYME REGIS CHILDREN’S WEEK: Outdoor Cinema Indoors! The Little Mermaid | Wednesday 4 April

Bring blankets and cushions, and spread out to have a picnic whilst watching The Little Mermaid overlooking the sea

little mermaid

 

In Disney’s beguiling animated romp, rebellious 16-year-old mermaid Ariel is fascinated with life on land. On one of her visits to the surface, which are forbidden by her controlling father, King Triton, she falls for a human prince. Determined to be with her new love, Ariel makes a dangerous deal with the sea witch Ursula to become human for three days. But when plans go awry for the star-crossed lovers, the king must make the ultimate sacrifice for his daughter.

Picnic lunches £4.

 

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£4, £3 Theatre Friends

Starts 12:45 P.M.

Tickets:

Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking Fee may apply

 

 

 

LYME REGIS CHILDREN’S WEEK: Watermill Tour | Wednesday 4 April – Saturday 7 April

Tours of the Town Mill’s working watermill run daily between 11 A.M. -4 P.M during Children’s Week

Miller and flour

 

Town Mill volunteers will tell you all about the history and restoration of the Mill, and demonstrate the giant waterwheel that powers the mill to grind the grain into flour.

Donations, no need to book – just turn up

All ages

This event takes place at The Town Mill, Mill Lane, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3PU.

11 A.M. – 4 P.M.

LYME REGIS CHILDREN’S WEEK: Mermaid Biscuit Decorating | Wednesday 4 April

Create a Magical Mermaid cookie and a Mermaid’s Tail biscuit, using different icing and decoration techniques. Make a splash by adding flowing hair and sparkling scales.

mermaid cookie

No age restriction, but under 5s must be assisted by a parent or carer.

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£3 

This event takes place at the Town Mill Bakehouse Attic, Mill Lane, Lyme Regis DT7 3PU.

2:15 P.M. – 3:15 P.M., and again at 3:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Tickets:

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Booking Fee may apply

 

LYME REGIS CHILDREN’S WEEK: Debating Café – Creating plastic free oceans| Wednesday 4 April

This lively event is run by Litter Free Coast and Sea to discuss environmental and conservation issues.

debating cafe

Join in with a debate on one of the hottest topics of the moment “Plastics in our Oceans” run with the help of local community initiative Litter Free Coast and Sea. Are beach cleans the best way to tackle to issue? Can we ever stop people littering?

You do not need to have joined in with a debate before, so please come along.

There will also be a chance to find out more about the work of Litter Free Coast and Sea and how you can get involved in reducing marine litter and improving bathing water quality locally with them.

Free event – just turn up

Ages 9 and over

Cafe opens 10 A.M., event 1:30 P.M. – 3 P.M.

 

LYME REGIS CHILDREN’S WEEK: In the Band Jam Session | Wednesday 4 April

This is a musical experience for children and young people. Learn some music and perform at the end for parents – all in one session.

 

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In the session at The Marine Theatre he will be showing how easy it is to make a great sound by building up the layers of music with young musicians of varying experience.

“Bands can sound great even when one or two members have never played before so don’t let inexperience put you off joining in”, said Pete. “That’s what the spirit of rock n roll is all about !”
In The Band sessions can use influences from rock, pop, funk, groove, hip hop, reggae or any contemporary music style.
It was set up in 2016 to give young musicians and music fans a chance to feel what it’s like to be in a band.

“Playing music with others is one of the biggest joys in life whilst being good for you in so many ways”, says Pete Wild , founder and musical director of In The Band, who has helped young people make music for the last 12 years.

Pete has years of experience as a professional musician in bands, having played many of the top UK and European festivals and venues as well as recording in studios across the country.

 

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£10, £9 Theatre Friends

Ages 9-13

3:45 P.M. – 6:45 P.M.

Tickets:

Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking Fee may apply

 

LYME REGIS CHILDREN’S WEEK: The Tiger Who Came To Tea Treasure Hunt | Thursday 5 April

Prowl around Lyme with a painted face on an adventurous hunt, based on the classic children’s book

tiger tea

 

Lyme Regis’s independent bookshop Serendip is running ‘The Tiger who came to Tea Treasure Hunt’. There’s face painting, a chance to meet the lifesize tiger and a trail around the town, based on the much loved children’s book by Judith Kerr. Intrepid children can meet at the bookshop and prowl around the town to collect stickers from each point.

Shops and venues taking part will have signs in their windows.

One stop will be at the mill where tiger paw print biscuits can be decorated.

Roooaaarr!

Free – just turn up

All ages

This event takes place at Serendip Bookshop, 11 Broad St, Lyme Regis DT7 3QD.

10 A.M. – 11 A.M.

 

LYME REGIS CHILDREN’S WEEK: Funkee Munkees Music Group| Thursday 5 April

This music session provides fun and engagement for children from birth through pre-school, nursery and primary-age.

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The session is fully interactive, the children being encouraged to join in as much as possible. The twin emphases of fun and learning provide an enjoyable and stimulating experience. Singing, dancing, movement and age-appropriate instrument play are all part of the sessions.

They are run by Declan Duffy, an experienced music practicioner working in schools across East Devon and West Dorset.

Visit funkeemunkees.co.uk for more information

 

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£5 (£1 for each additional sibling, siblings pay on the door only)

Ages 0-6

10 A.M. to 10:45 A.M.

Tickets:

Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking Fee may apply

 

 

LYME REGIS CHILDREN’S WEEK: Wild Food and Wild Art Wander | Thursday 5 April

Wander along the beach with expert Chris Holland – collect some wild greens and make some wild art

Visitors were enthralled as Chris Holland from Otterton demonstrated the art of making fire using just sticks at Otterton Mill's Apple and Game Day on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shv 2966-43-11SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Chris will cook-up wild greens collected on the ramble to give you a taste of wild cooked food during the outing. It’s a walk and talk along the west beach, collecting things to make a group land art piece.

Biography

Chris is a leading inspiration in the field of nature connection and environmental education for families and schools in the UK and increasingly worldwide. He has many things in his teaching bundle including a degree in environmental science and a natural talent for working with groups of people, telling stories, sharing bushcraft skills, foraging, creating environmental art and playing the didgeridoo too. He wrote his first nature connection guidebook book, “I Love my World”, in 2009. It’s “a must have for all” according to Michael Morpurgo.

He lives in East Devon and loves swimming, surfing and climbing trees barefoot. Chris is founder of wholeland.org.uk and has just launched the brilliant new storytelling course membership site storytellingforoutdoorlearning.com

 

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£7 per family (up to two adults and two children)

All ages family event

This event takes place on Lyme Regis beach, meet at the Lifeboat House.

10:45 A.M. – 1 P.M.

Tickets:

Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking Fee may apply