Home Is Where The He(ART) Is - 16th June 2020_

Make Music Day UK

Make Music Day UK - Sunday 21 June

Happy Place Festival

Check out the Happy Place Festival

50 Things

50 Things to do before you're 11 3/4

Little Story Seekers

Weekly storytime for 2-5 year olds

One Voice Childrens Choir

Quick Watch: The One Voice Children's Choir


Laugh & Learn at Home with Squashbox

Scary Little Girls

Don't miss the last Salon de la Vie

West End Live

Watch West End Live at Home

HFC Youth

HFC Youth Blog - Life in Lockdown

Home Is Where The He(ART) Is is all about bringing us all a little closer together, whilst we are apart.

Sit back and relax for another week of weird and wonderful armchair entertainment, simply click on the title links below or pictures above to find out more.

16th June 2020

Make Music Day UK

Whether you’re a seasoned singer or player, an eager novice, or someone who simply enjoys dabbling with a tune, Make Music Day is an open invitation for you to make and share music on 21 June. Due to current restrictions, this usually live day is taking place online. You can watch all of the eprformances from the comfort of your own home, take part in one of the many projects or submit your own performances for others to enjoy.

Happy Place Festival

A month-long festival from 12th June - 12th July full of passionate people promoting mental and physical wellbeing. Roam around the virtual grounds and find inspiration from the amazing performances, tutorials, and speakers. Connect your mind and body, unlock your creativity, and find your Happy Place!

From wordsmithing workshops encouraging creative writing, to 80s-themed workout classes and exciting music sets, curated to keep your mind and body stimulated, through joyful, natural positivity, you’ll be sure to find a session for self-expression, a workout for pre- and post-natal mums, family yoga, and mindfulness for all.

National Trust - 50 things to do before you are 11 & 3/4

This list has been around for a while but what greater time to get out and enjoy nature? So we thought it deserved a place on the blog! Get your kids closer to nature with ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’. There’s plenty of outdoor activities to do all year round, from watching the sunset to creating some wild art. Many can be done at home and in your garden.

Little Story Seekers by The Writer's Block

Little Story Seekers is a weekly story, song, movement & craft session for very young children and their grown ups, created by The Writers' Block. During lockdown Little Story Seekers will bring you online sessions every Monday morning at 10am. Catch up on past stories on their Youtube channel.

Quick Watch: One Voice Childrens Choir

This joyful video has been doing the rounds on social media this week and it can't fail to make you smile. If you haven't seen it yet (where have you been hiding?) take 5 minutes now to enjoy this Maroon 5 song 'Memories' sung beautifully by the One Voice Childrens Choir.

Laughing & Learning at Home with Squashbox

Squashbox's Craig Johnson is a performer, musician and puppeteer based in Cornwall, going under the name of Squashbox Theatre. Craig creates marvellous, quirky and inventive shows incorporating puppetry, storytelling, natural history, live music and comedy.

During Lockdown Squashbox Theatre has created 25 videos under the 'Laughing & Learning at Home with Squashbox' title, to entertain, educate and bring a bit of cheer to children (and adults!) stuck at home during lockdown. Check them out!

Scary Little Girls - Salon de la Vie

This week sees the last in the Salon de la Vie series from Hall For Cornwall associate artist Scary Little Girls. This week's theme is 'You Can't Read That!' on the subject of banned books! Join on June 17th from 7.30pm for readings from two of the most controversial banned books ever to hit the UK courts, to hear about the love that dare not speak its name and the woman who risked her career to write about it.

West End LIVE 

London's stagiest weekend 'West End Live' was due to take place this weekend in Trafalgar Square. Instead of the planned live event, the organisers have decided to go virtual instead. So if musicals are your thing, tune in to Virtual West End LIVE on the West End LIVE Facebook page at 2pm on both Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 June to relive some of our most memorable performances from the last five years.

HFC Youth - Life in Lockdown

We are pleased to share more trials and tribulations from our Youth Theatre and Dance students 'Life in Lockdown' for you. This week has included killing time making online videos, putting up with parents, listening to Radio 4 and playing Dungeons and Dragons amongst other things! Grab a cuppa and have a read.