‘Breathe’: a family, mini-festival in a day at Coleraine’s Riverside Theatre

Let’s get outside, reconnect with nature and creativity and just ‘Breathe’!

Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 8:59 am

Coleraine’s Riverside Theatre has created a fantastic new mini festival called ‘Breathe’ to coincide with the summer solstice on June 19.

The family event will include otdoor Hatha Yoga sessions, outdoor modern dance sessions , live music beside the Sunken Garden, Summer Lantern making workshop from recycled materials, Interactive Woodland Trail, a Mother Earth & Mindfulness workshops for children; Litter Pick; Disc Golf and barbecue.

OUTDOOR HATHA YOGA:

Enjoy a relaxing Hatha Yoga session with instructor Heather Wright outdoors at the Riverside Theatre.  Mats supplied or you can bring your own.

MODERN DANCE SESSIONS:

Suitable for families of all ages with dance Instructors from Ulster University - Rebekah Warnock and Kirsty Rea.

RE/UP-CYCLED SUMMER LANTERN WORKSHOP:

Bring along old items of clothing, wine bottles or jam jars to be recycled/ upcycled into a beautiful summer lantern for the garden with artist Lorna Gough.

MOTHER EARTH WORKSHOPS & INTERACTIVE WOODLAND TRAIL:

Anan’s Arch is a creative company lead by professional artists who design workshops around the child’s own values, hopes and dreams. 

They teach the children how to use different mediums and materials to express themselves. 

The artists love our planet, Mother Earth, so use as many recycled and natural materials as possible to protect our planet and show our love.

All four activities (Dreamcatchers; Protective Potion; Nature Mono-Print; Foraging Nature’s Treasure Hunt) will be based on the 5 steps to mental well-being; to connect, be active, learn new skills,  to give and practise mindfulness. 

All materials used in workshops will either be natural - collected from our surroundings or ethically sourced.

Full information on the events and details on booking and pricing are available from the Riverside Theatre’s website on https://www.riversidetheatre.org.uk/