Spring 2020 Important Dates

This year Freshwater will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birthday alongside the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics, as well as commemorating the 75th anniversary of VE Day marking the end of World War Two

Use our handy events guide to help you plan workshops to support events coming up next term. If you can't see what you're looking for, get in touch and we can point you in the right direction.



25th - Chinese New Year
• Dance through Celebrations and Festivals: Promoting health and fitness, confidence and artistic expression, this exciting workshop explores Chinese New Year through creative movement activities. Browse more dance workshops.


1st-8th - National Storytelling Week
From story quests down Dickensian streets to international tales from Asia and Africa, our Literacy, Storytelling and Shakespeare series has something to delight all primary ages. 
11th - Safer Internet Day
The Quest for... E-Safety: Learn the SMART rules for being safe online as we explore gaming, cyber-bullying, digital footprints, social media, and sharing images. Read more.


5th - World Book Day Day
From underwater worlds to Dickensian streets to the plays of William Shakespeare, Freshwater has enchanting workshops to bring long-loved literary worlds to life. Browse all of our storytelling workshops here.
8th - International Women's Day
At Freshwater we celebrate women's history all year round. Last year we delivered over 300 workshops on amazing women. Whether you are looking for somewhere to peak your children's interest or further their learning of history figures, discover more today.
10th - Royal Astonomical Society founded in 1820 – 200th Anniv
To celebrate this awesome double century anniversary, we have an awe-inspiring space series featuring science, history and storytelling workshops and a brand new Neil Armstrong session.
6-15th - British Science Week
The professor's Science Machine is in grave danger of imploding and our eccentric scientist needs your knowledge to save it! Your pupils must use their enthusiasm and knowledge to help refill its information tanks with scientific facts and fun. Browse topics here.
16th-22nd - Shakespeare Week
Introduce your class to Shakespeare in a fun and accessible way using movement and vocalisation. Bring one of the Bard’s famous plays to life in our Shakespeare's Plays series. Or, discover the playwright in Shakespeare's Life and Times.

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Over 200 sessions to choose from covering subjects from all across the curriculum.

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Upcoming Birthdays

Rosa Parks (4th Feb)
Learn about the civil rights activist in Up and Down the Ages or Inspiring Women.
Charles Dickens (7th Feb)
Bring the Artful Dodger and Fagin's gang to life in our Quest for Oliver Twist.
Charles Darwin (12th Feb)
Learn more about his scientific contributions in Evolution and Inheritance.
Samuel Pepys (23rd Feb)
Leaf through Pepys' famous diary as your class recreates the Great Fire of London.
Florence Nightingale
(12th May – 200th Anniv)
Travel with Florence to the Scutari hospital in our popular workshop. Read more.
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