In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Cathedral's Families and Young People's Officer Luna Russell has outlined a number of resources families and children can access from home.
"Offering engaging opportunities for families is really important to us. During this period, when we are unable to offer Family Activity Days at the Cathedral, we have been searching online to find new activity ideas for you to do at home.
If it is a making activity consider giving your creation to somebody to brighten their day like our Young Ambassadors have been doing.
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Events & Activities
Remote Art Views@Chichester Cathedral
ArtViews is an opportunity to look at and discuss a selected work of art in Chichester Cathedral. The sessions are open to anyone interested in joining the art discussion and are also dementia friendly.
Unfortunately ArtViews@Chichester Cathedral events in the Cathedral are currently on hold. In the meantime we are excited to launch a remote version of ArtViews and would be so pleased if you could join us online for discussions about art in the Cathedral.
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Links to online arts and crafts activities:
- Oliver Jefferrs, Illustrator (CLICK HERE).
- Chris Haughton, Illustrator and children’s book author (CLICK HERE).
- AnnaleesLim, Illustrator (CLICK HERE).
- #DrawwithRob, Illustrator (CLICK HERE).
- Aspex at Home (CLICK HERE).
Links to reading and skill-building activities:
- The Book Trust, family activities that you can access for free (CLICK HERE).
- World Book Day, make your own book and use the website to inspire your own stories (CLICK HERE).
- Fancy a sing-a-long? Sammy and the Sparks create uplifting music videos for children (CLICK HERE).
- Family Cooking, BBC Food has lots of delicious recipes (CLICK HERE).
- CBBC has lots of puzzles to do (CLICK HERE).
- Watch the Chichester Peregrines on our live webcam (CLICK HERE).
"Author and Illustrator, Rob Biddulph, is showing everyone how to draw characters from his books. Why not have a go at creating your own Stegosaurus or Bear by watching the short videos on Rob's website.
And here's (right) my drawing of Fred Bear.
I hope that you have as much fun as I did when you create your drawings."
- Luna, Families & Young People's Officer