Carousel in the Library this Friday….

Weave your way to Carousel in the library this Friday when we’ll be looking at Eric Carle’s The Very Busy Spider. Create a giant sticky spider together, weave her a stretchy web and creep, crawl and skedaddle across.  Arachnophobic adults – don’t worry, these are friendly spiders but they may tickle a bit!

The Great Fete, Unexpected 2014

In August 2014 the world will mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. In Exeter, like in many places across the country, the recruitment of civilians into the forces began in earnest in August 1914. These recruitment events captured the spirit of that time when nobody expected the war to…

Exetreme Imagination at the Library!

As part of the Exetreme Imagination Festival, we’re thrilled to announce exciting new sessions in the shiny new Exeter Library! Join the Carousel team for an early exploration into the amazing world of … ripping yarns, fantastical tales, sensational sagas and crazy cliffhangers! Together we’ll embark upon a creative journey, exploring new stories, creating characters and…

Our Stick themed Dads Group

One stick, two sticks, three sticks four…We had great fun at the Dads Group last saturday where the theme was sticks – stick painting, stick movement and stories! Our Dance Artist Lizzie Swinford encouraged the families to try stick dancing: tapping sticks, jumping over them, turning round them then playing sticky glue where the children…

New Heritage Play Packs launched with free family sessions

Hold onto your hats – we’re travelling back in time over 2000 years! Young children who enjoy storytelling, being creative and adventures have a time travelling treat in store. The Carousel Project will be running three FREE fun creative workshops themed around the Iron Age and the Blackdown Hills unique iron working past kindly funded by Devon…

Carousel Kits – Sharing Creative Play Ideas

We’re really excited about our new project to share Carousel creative play ideas with families everywhere. Over the next year we’ll be producing ‘Carousel kits’, downloadable resources for families filled with open-ended creative ideas to recreate at home. Based on successful and popular activities from our sessions we’re hoping our kits will be a real…

Our Museum of Circus at Unexpected Exeter

Roll-up! Roll-up! The Carousel Project’s pop-up Museum of Circus is in town. Run away with the circus to spin and twirl, balance and bounce and let your imaginations FLY….. We had great fun organising circus themed activities for under 5s and their families at ECC’s Unexpected Festival on Sunday 22nd September. Children helped make a juggling animation,…