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Mon, 25 Jul



Cambridge Creativity Camp!

Two days full of learning, creativity and wellbeing-boosting activities for children aged ~6-11 years old in Cambridge!

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Cambridge Creativity Camp!
Cambridge Creativity Camp!

Time & Location

25 Jul 2022, 10:00 – 26 Jul 2022, 16:00

Cambridge, Downing St., Cambridge CB2 3EL, UK


About the event

Welcome to Cambridge Creativity Camp! 

Led by Cambridge artists and teachers Kelly Briggs and James Downs, Creativity Camp provides two days chock full of activities for primary-aged children (c.6-11 years old!) 👋

With a range of classes, workshops and fun activities aimed at boosting learning, creativity and wellbeing, this is a great way to fill the summer holidays and try something new. 🙆‍♀️

The event takes place on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th July, 10am-4pm in the beautiful and central Downing Place, just opposite John Lewis in Cambridge. Our venue is fully self-contained, providing a safe internal courtyard for fresh air, and all the facilities you could wish for. 🌿

You can get tickets via the link for full days, half days, or both days! There are also discounts available for additional siblings and concessionary rates - just get in touch. 📩

All of our sessions are led by experienced and engaging teachers, and include the following:

- Art workshops (all materials provided!) e.g. clay modelling, drawing to music, movement and mark-making! 🎨

- "Find Your Voice" vocal workshop - great for self-confidence 🙌, vocal projection, and self esteem - with a bit of musical education thrown in! 🎼

- Educational yoga practice, e.g. using stories and projected images from Yogic legends (history, philosophy and culture - strictly secular!) 🧘

- Wellbeing activities emphasising emotion regulation/emotional health and focussing on prevention. ⚖️

- Drama 🎭 and movement activities.🤸‍♂️

About Us:

🎨 Kelly Briggs MA 👩‍🎨

Kelly Briggs is a practicing artist and researcher who has recently finished an MA in Art and Science at Central Saint Martins, London. Her studio is based at Cambridge Artworks where she is currently working on large scale abstract mixed media pieces. Kelly also has extensive experience teaching a range of young people in schools, at Kettles Yard, and more broadly runs workshops focussed on art for wellbeing for all.

Kelly’s cross disciplinary practice is focused on the exploration of connection in a world that is increasingly affected by the isolation of a global pandemic. Through screen printing, interactive sculpture, painting and performance, the art acts as a catalyst to ask the question,"How can we use art and creativity to connect with others and the world around us?" This question is increasingly important in a world where us humans are destroying ourselves, our cohabiters and our home (the planet). 

🧘‍♂️ James Downs MEd (Cantab) 🧠

James is a Trainee Counselling Psychologist and yoga teacher who is undertaking a doctoral training as a therapist and mental health researcher. During his Masters in Eduction & Psychology at Cambridge University he focussed on understanding "resilience" amongst children and young people, and has been extensively involved at a policy level with NHS England to better support families and individuals with a range of mental health problems. 

He believes in the power of social connection and education to support wellbeing, as well as using creative methods to engage young people in activities that develop their health and capacity for fulfilment.

Practical Details and Further Information: 

- Our teachers are DBS checked and insured to teach, and the venue has rigorous safety planning, safeguarding procedures and risk assessment procedures in place. 

 - There will be no photography of the event. 

- Food hygeine and first aid training has been undertaken to ensure maximum safety. 

- Lunch is not provided, but you are of course welcome to bring your own or ask us to arrange something if needed.

- Snacks and soft drinks will be provided, as well as access to a kitchen. Do inform us of any allergies and additional needs that we can assist with to make this an inclusive, accessible and safe experience. 

- The event runs from 10am - 4pm on each day, with classes between 10am-12.30pm and 1.30-4pm. However, you are able to drop your young person off anytime from 9am and pick up anytime until 5pm!

- If you have any questions, just get in touch, otherwise we look forward to seeing you there!


  • Donation Ticket

    Fund a place and art materials for our Ukrainian friends :)

  • Monday Morning

    10am-12.30pm (arrive anytime from 9am, pick up by 1.30pm!)

  • Monday Afternoon

    1.30-4pm (arrive anytime from 12.30pm, pick up by 5pm!)

  • Monday All Day!

    10am-4pm (arrive anytime from 9am, pick up by 5pm!)

  • Tuesday Morning

    10am-12.30pm (arrive anytime from 9am, pick up by 1.30pm!)

  • Tuesday Afternoon

    1.30-4pm (arrive anytime from 12.30pm, pick up by 5pm!)

  • Tuesday All Day!

    10am-4pm (arrive anytime from 9am, pick up by 5pm!)

  • Monday & Tuesday All Day!

    10am-4pm (arrive anytime from 9am, pick up by 5pm!)




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