Tumnus Tales

Mr Tumnus is the first person that Lucy meets when she arrives in Narnia in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Join Mr Tumnus as he takes you on a magical adventure exploring the Narnia themed sculptures around C.S. Lewis Square. This event is suitable for ages 6+

C.S. Lewis – The Strandtown Years

C.S. Lewis spent the first decade of his life in Strandtown, but what was the area like in those days? This 90-minute walking tour will take a leisurely stroll around Strandtown talking about the area and some of the characters from Lewis’s time living there at the start of the 20th century.

Minors Club: The Gruffalo & The Gruffalo’s Child

Join Strand Arts Centre for their Minors Club screenings of The Gruffalo & The Gruffalo’s Child. The children’s books leapt straight from the page to the screen in two beautifully animated tales. A cunning mouse goes for a walk in the forest, and outwits a succession of predators. Then the story is turned on its […]

Narnia Minecraft Adventures Workshop

Come along to a Narnia Minecraft Adventure workshop using Minecraft technology to work on your very own Narnia-inspired creations! Ignite IT will set you a creative challenge to design something based on the C.S Lewis book series ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ Workshops are best suited for children aged 7-12. Children must be accompanied by an […]

C.S. Lewis ‘On The Wall’

C.S. Lewis is now commemorated on a range of street art and murals in the district of his birth in east Belfast and also, increasingly, further afield in Northern Ireland. During this 45-minute illustrated talk, local anorak Peter McCabe will talk about some of this art.

Outdoor Cinema: The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

Join us at C.S Lewis Square for a special outdoor screening of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe. What better place to watch the film based on C.S. Lewis’ book than in a place dedicated to the world of Narnia? Popcorn and hot chocolate will be available. Seating will be […]

C.S. Lewis Inspired Storytelling Session

Allow us to whisk you away into the magical world of C.S Lewis with an hour of storytelling and craft! Timeless tales will come alive through expert storytelling and a little sprinkle of creativity. Are you ready to journey through the wardrobe into a world of imagination? This event is suitable for children aged 4-8 […]

Big Kid’s Society – Macrame & Macaroons

Welcome to the third of our Macrame & Macaroons nights with artist Alison Pascoe of ASTRL Fibres! Discover the joy of knots with a seasonal macramé wreath workshop. Alison will introduce you to some basic macramé knots, guide you step by step through a simple pattern, complete with dried and foraged embellishments. You’ll discover some […]

Big Kid’s Society – Print & Pudding

Welcome to our third Print & Pudding night, with artist Elaine Taylor from Annan’s Arch! This natural mono-print session is all about nature and its creative beauty! Using sight and touch you’ll choose the most beautiful and interesting natural creations to use in your very own mono-print (a unique type of print making which can […]

Big Kid’s Society – Clay & Cake

Welcome to our first Clay & Cake night of 2023, with visual artist Kerrie Hanna. This practical, hands-on workshop offers a light-hearted and soothing space to create your own unique mini face sculpture. Free yourself from the busyness of your day and let your imagination run wild as you command your sculpture’s form and features, and see […]