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Time Flies Avionics: Come Fly with Us!

Directions to the Avionics event with a map and a plane

Time Flies Avionics. Join us on Saturday 9th March at the Bloom Building to celebrate British Science Week and learn all about planes! ✈️ We’ll be de-LIGHT-fully wiring a wooden map to have light up time zones, making carboard planes and doing various arts and crafts! This event is a little different from our usual ones […]

Ellen’s tying knots, Japan style!

Ellen's Furoski wrap

Hi, this is Ellen again! Sustainable wrapping may seem like a recent trend, but in Japan, the art of furoshiki has been around since the Nara period (around 710 B.C). Pronounced foo-roo-she-kee, furoshiki involves wrapping gifts using cloth or fabric instead of traditional wrapping paper. The fabric options include cotton, silk, and nylon with numerous […]

Japan Box: Ellen’s take on the exciting experience of co-creating hanafuda cards

Ellen playing Hanafuda with Kanae. We used these to model our own set for the Japan Box

I’m Ellen, one of the Creative Education Assistants from the University of Liverpool and I worked with Kanae, Keris, Diana and Andy on the development of the exciting new Japan Box (8+) and the upcoming event on Sunday 18th February 2024! I’d like to share some of what I learnt about hanafuda ‘flower cards’ (花札), […]

Victorian Christmas Spirit Event

Victorian Christmas Spirit schedule

Join us for the Victorian Christmas Spirit event on Dec 10th from 10-12 or 1-3! 📷Family Victorian Style Photographs by Little Vintage Photography (She’s built a replica camera for the event!) 🎄Victorian Parlour Games 😊SEND support & sensory room Crafts include Bauble making, Victorian cards, and spooky scenes (think of all the ghosts in A […]

Were in the News! BBC Radio Merseyside and Wirral Globe

Diana smiles with David North in front of a BBC radio Merseyside sign

We’ve been busy chatting about our new products in the Wirral Globe and on BBC Radio Merseyside. We just launched our Victorian Christmas Spirit Box…our subscription is almost ready, and we have several Christmas events coming up! Exciting times! If you’d like to read the article about us: Wirral Globe Article Or catch up with […]

Day of the Dead Fun this Half Term

Day of the Dead Event

Are you ready for a fiesta that involves skulls and spirit animals? We are! This half-term join us at the Bloom Building and Coffee Culture, coffee and crafting Mexican games and a dance 2 hours of screenfree fun! #SENDCO support and a sensory room! Day of the Dead tickets: https://wirralunplugged.org/shop/ If you’re in #Liverpool, we’ll […]

Asteroid Attack at the Williamson Art Gallery and Museum

Asteroid Attack July 22 10-11 and 11-12

We’re celebrating space and the whoosh/ crash bang of pop art painter Roy Lichtenstein! Building on NASA’s DART programme, which in 2022 crashed a spacecraft into the asteroid Dimorphous to redirect it, we’ll create our own pop art poster using mixed recycled materials. Book your tickets to join us at the Williamson Art Gallery today! […]