British East Asian Cultural Summer Workshop

 

The variety of workshops on offer are a combination of both indoor and outdoor activities, ideal for part of international cultural celebration and carnivals. All workshops can be tailored to suit your school/event and Step Out Arts also offer performances and demonstrations, so please enquire for more details.

 

Tai Chi & Kung Fu.

Tai Chi is a type of exercise that contains slow graceful movements which helps improve posture and the circulation of energy in the body. Kung Fu is a form of self defense that improves physical strength and muscle development. Suitable for children age 3+.

 

 

Ribbon Dance

Ribbon Dance is one of the most popular Chinese folk dances. It originated from India and followed trade to China and has since become an integrated part of Chinese culture. It was even included in the Olympic opening ceremony. Suitable for children of all ages.

 

 

Traditional Asian Storytelling

A collection of interactive workshops focusing on different classic stories which are performed using puppets and different materials. Students are invited to re-create the adventures of the main characters. Suitable for children of all ages.

 

 

Chinese Calligraphy

An opportunity for participants to take part in learning the traditional Chinese way of writing using selected characters and Chinese brush and ink. Suitable for children of all ages.

 

 

 

 Indonesian Gamelan Music Workshop

The variety of workshops on offer are a combination of both indoor and outdoor activities,ideal for part of international cultural celebration and carnivals.All workshops can be tailored to suit your school/event and Step Out Arts also offer performances and demonstrations, so please ask on enquiry.

 

 

Chinese Water-Ink Painting

The Chinese Water-Ink Painting is an unique art form which has been developed more than a thousand year. In the workshop, the participats will use Chinese brush and ink to process the drawing on paper.  The traditional Chinese iconic images such as the Lion, Temple and artifact will be the most apply. Suitable for children age 8+

 

Opera Masks

Participants have a chance to listen to a short story of Chinese Opera Characters and find out how different colours represent different personalities. The workshop is based on the age and ability from sketching the opera mask to colouring and making their own masks. Lots of fun! Suitable for ages 5+

 

 

Ribbon Dance

Ribbon Dance is one of the most popular Chinese folk dances. It originated from India and followed trade to China and has since become an integrated part of Chinese culture. It was even included in the Olympic opening ceremony. Suitable for children of all ages.

 

 

Feedback from students who took part in Cultural workshops 

“When you came to our school to teach us ribbon dancing and calligraphy it was like you had lit a spark inside me. Now because of you I have found a new passion for the wonderful art of Ribbon Dancing!!” Isabelle Tessier.

“I am writing this letter to you to say how I thought your ribbon dancing was and it was absolutley magnificent….I think Ribbon dancing is beautiful and I would love to do it every day” Christina, 10yrs old

Jie Qing 2011 Chinese New Year (Jan-Mar) Workshops YouTube please click on the following link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4joZNkOugw

Discount Offer – 2 activities or more will receive a 5% discount

Available date –  From today and throughout the summer
Contact Jih-Wen Yeh  jw@stepoutarts.co.uk for how to book.
(M) 0789 9807 741