Get Stuck In

Our "Hands On" Workshops are where you get to learn something new or just sharpen up skills. From the Circus to Yoga and everything in between.Dance in loads of styles including Jive, French, Ceilidh, Zumba, Salsa, Morris........Poetry writing, Big Sessions, Community Singing, Knitting, Ukulele, Bodhran, Guitar, group playing, Clay Modelling, Sculpture, Paper Planes, Forest Skills and more.......plus the now world famous Towersey Lantern build!Younger visitors also have their own tailor made workshop programme to chose from at the Children's Festival and Youth Festival.

Introduction to Storytelling Techniques

Workshop covering some of the basic principles of my approach to storytelling, including playfulness with language, a trust in ones own narrative instinct and interplay.  It’s lively, and fun. 

Fire Walking

The most inspirational journey you will ever undertake. Honu Firewalks unleashing the power of positivity…

Transforming thinking, Breaking through barriers, Empowering success, Simply life changing. Are you searching and seeking a positive, life changing experience? An adventure, a bit of excitement? Or are you just curious about how it can be done?

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Games for Grown Ups

Play, Play, Play – some of your favourite old games and some new fun team games too. You don’t need to be fit just willing to have some fun.

Duck, Duck, Goose…Captains Coming (Port and Starboard)…Grandmothers Footsteps…What’s the time Mr Wolf?  Which was your favourite childhood game?

You’re never too old to play, and at this workshop there will be nobody who is left out. Come alone or come with friends either way here you will make lots of new friends.

Different Ways of Thinking are pleased to provide an opportunity to play some traditional games again, mixed with some exciting team games and trust games. You will laugh lots and are guaranteed some good old FUN!

 

Festival Choir with Roger Jackson

Join Roger for our huge community choir.  It seems to get bigger and better every year with over 100 singers last year. Whether you think you can sing or not, Roger will get you hollering out the tunes and making beautiful music with loads of other festival goers.  A great way to start each day; singing is food for the soul and puts a smile on your face.

Ukulele with Hamish Currie

Come learn to play this most accesible of instruments.  The most popular instrument in the work and such fun to pick up and bang out some tunes.  Everyone can have a go at this one and for those that already play, Hamish will take you through some great tunes and songs and provide loads of tips to improve your playing.

Circus Skills with Rainbow Dragon

Pop along to the Rainbow Dragon stall on the Festival Green and have a go at Juggling, Devil Sticks, Diablo and more.  The guys are always happy to show you how and pass on handy hints.  And when Towersey is over, you never know, you might join the Circus!

Lantern Making

Our most popular workshop and a mainstay of Towersey.  Alan and his wonderful team will help any new comers to create their dream lantern.  A great activity to do as a team, solo or with family.  Start planning what you will build now!

Yoga

The daddy of all Yoga sessions!  This is perhaps our biggest workshop.  Sue's been running this daily morning yoga session for many years and has a big following but we always have room for more.  So bring a mat or a towel to lie on and start the day with a peaceful and energising stretch.

Knit and Natter

Knitting, Crochet and a good chat.  Come and learn how, share skills or just crack on with your lastest project.  Blankets, Gloves, Scarves and more.  A perfect way to start each day in good company.