Catch them while you can! – book your summer activities now

With the school holidays fast approaching, there has already been a healthy demand for many of Cotswold District Council’s ‘Summer off the Streets’ (SOTS) activities organised by World Jungle.

Both the Multi-media workshop and Survival Skills workshop are already fully booked and other activities, which must be reserved in advance, are also filling up fast. 

Jane Manning of World Jungle said:

 “There are still places available for the other courses which require reservations and a small fee such as Cool Cooks, Funky Fashion, Cool Drawing and Creative Felt.  However, I would advise anyone interested to put their name down as soon as possible.

 “Obviously, no bookings are necessary for the FREE community fun days which are taking place across the district throughout July and August.  The first one is at the Abbey Grounds in Cirencester on Tuesday 29 July to tie in with ‘Love Parks’ week.” 

 Here are a taste of some of the activities in the programme:

 Cool Cooks  – 11 am to 1 pm, Monday 28 July at Dolphins Hall, Tetbury

 Learn how to make two delicious treats to take home with you – delicious fridge flapjacks and a yummy savoury salad.  All ingredients and equipment provided – bring own apron and wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Age 8-11 years.


Cool Drawing – Friday 15 August, 10 am to 12 noon at St Lawrence Church Centre, Cirencester and 2pm to 4 pm at Moreton Area Centre

 Join artist and illustrator Imogen Harvey-Lewis in this fast-paced, dynamic drawing session. Create, draw and then animate simple characters – you will be amazed by the results. Age 7-12 years.


Funky Fashion – Tuesday 19 August, 10 am to 12 noon in Stow-on-the-Wold and 2pm to 4pm in Lechlade

 Come and join this fantastic fashion and costume making workshop using a variety of found materials. You can create your own ‘wear’ from top-to-toe. Age 9 years plus


Felt Making from 10 am to 12 noon on Friday 29 August at St Lawrence Church Centre, Cirencester

 Have fun with fibres and colour, making a hand-rolled felt picture, a case for your MP3 player or mobile phone, or flowers to wear in your hair. All materials and equipment are provided. Wear suitable old clothes and bring a bottle of water. Age 7 years plus.


To see the full range of activities in the Cotswolds this summer holiday – including an impressive range of free non-bookable events –  and details about how to reserve and pay for courses which require a fee, please go to the World Jungle website  or telephone 01285 623407.

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