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Porridge & Play Danced With Adie!!

2022-06-29T10:55:35+00:00

As part of our New Scots Integration project, Porridge & Play Hubs, we invited Ghanaian dancer Adie Baako to take us on a family art voyage in Bridgeton, Castlemilk & Cranhill. Read all about them below! Porridge & Play Hubs is running throughout 2022 with this block being the 2nd of our exciting New Scots Integration Project! Thank you to everyone who has partnered with us to provide such amazing experiences for our children & families, and to all our Storyplay Champions!  A Very Special Family Art Voyage for Porridge & Play Cranhill!  Thursday 19th May ‘That’s Adie teaching us to dance I was kind of dizzy thank you for teaching us to dance!’ - Bukumi We got our dancing shoes on for our first Picnic & Play Cranhill! What a welcome back it was - we had families old and new join us for a very special Session 1 of Block 2 and we all had a fantastic time. Starting outside in the gardens of the Cranhill Development Trust we had a delicious picnic with fruit, bread, cheese, carrots, peppers, cucumbers AND we got to make our own smoothies & milkshakes out of all the ingredients we had. We had some very interesting combinations but they were all scrumptious! Then we had the truly fantastic Adie teach us Kpanlogo, a classic Ghanian dance - it was [...]

Porridge & Play Danced With Adie!!2022-06-29T10:55:35+00:00

Dancing & Drumming with Adie & Thomas

2021-11-24T12:48:52+00:00

Welcome to the Porridge & Play Online blog, where we share the stories of all the adventures we've had during our virtual play sessions on Zoom! Get in touch to find out how to join. I love my ice-cream I love my ice-cubes (Injeela) sugar and butter! I love my school, I love my life and I love everyone at Licketyspit! (Emmanuel) sugar and butter! ‘LET’S ALL PLAY THE DRUM, LET’S PLAY THE DRUM!’ We had such a FANTASTIC time at last week’s sessions with Thomas and Adie. They joined us on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday for the most brilliant and exciting workshops where we learnt a Kpanlogo drumming rhythm, some Ghanaian dancing and the ‘Sugar & Butter’ song! Thomas and Adie had great big Djembe drums from Ghana, but they told us that to learn drumming all you need is a mixing bowl or cooking pot from your kitchen! Everyone made brilliant drums from bowls, Tupperware boxes, and even great big yoghurt pots! Thomas showed us how to hold our bowls between our knees and which parts of our hands to use to make different sounds. Then we learnt a Kpanlogo’ rhythm which went along with these words: ‘LET’S ALL PLAY THE DRUM, LET’S PLAY THE DRUM!’ We them learnt a whole dance routine [...]

Dancing & Drumming with Adie & Thomas2021-11-24T12:48:52+00:00

Storyplay City Week 2 – Amy & Adie

2021-03-11T12:32:28+00:00

Welcome to the Porridge & Play Online blog Storyplay City edition, where we share the stories of all the adventures we've had during our virtual play sessions on Zoom! Get in touch to find out how to join. Scots Song & Kpanlogo Rhythms! What an exciting second week...Singing in Scots and Ga, making kitchen drum-kits and dancing!! Burns Night celebrations are known all around the world and at Licketyspit we thought that we should celebrate it bringing together Scottish cultures old & new! With support from BEMIS, we were very lucky to be joined by Amy Geddes and Adie Baako. They combined Scots song with Ghanaian Kpanlogo drumming and dancing for a session like no other. Our beats were so irresistible that even the littlest ones like Sam and Daniel and Fatima and Faith had to join in! Read the blog below for a reminder of the song word, how to make a kitchen drumkit & more! 🎻 📦 At the start of the session, Amy showed us how to make kitchen drum-kits using cardboard boxes and some wooden spoons, and shakers by filling a jar half full with pasta or rice! It just shows, you can make a kitchen drum-kit out of almost anything! 🥁 Adie then taught us some Ghanaian Kpanlogo drum rhythms. A Kpanglogo is a big drum from Ghana. 🗣️ Amy told us that Scots is a very old [...]

Storyplay City Week 2 – Amy & Adie2021-03-11T12:32:28+00:00

Dancing and singing with Adie Baako!

2021-07-02T09:42:16+00:00

Welcome to the Big Porridge & Play Online blog, where we share the stories of all the adventures we've had during our virtual play sessions on Zoom! See below for details of how to join. What an exciting week! 🎵 ‘Everybody! Bring your calabash! Bring your calabash!’ 🎶 At this week’s Big Porridge & Play Online sessions, we had the privilege of being joined by Adie Baako, a professional dancer from Ghana now living in Scotland, and enjoyed a week of dancing and singing and moving and grooving! We sang about the calabash, danced the Kpanlogo, a social dance from Greater Accra in Ghana, and found out all about Adie’s life! Learning about Adie’s life 🇬🇭 🎣 Adie is a dancer from Ghana, now living in Midlothian, near Edinburgh. He's been dancing professionally for 26 years and he told us how he started dancing when he was a wee boy growing up in a village. Adie grew up by the sea with his Dad, a fisherman, and his Mum, who worked selling in the markets. Before going to school Adie, like other children, would do chores in the house to help the family, fetch water for the pots, and then wash to get ready to go to school to learn. An early start in the morning for wee [...]

Dancing and singing with Adie Baako!2021-07-02T09:42:16+00:00

Big Porridge & Play Online 2024!

2024-04-19T18:10:13+00:00

Big Porridge & Play Glasgow is back for 4 weeks on Saturday 27th April, May 4th, May 11th & May 18th from 11am-12.30pm for families that don't live near enough to access our 6 Porridge & Play Hubs. There are still some spaces left if you want to sign up to the block! Get in touch by either emailing cfn@licketyspit.com OR by phone/WhatsApp on: 07413800342

Big Porridge & Play Online 2024!2024-04-19T18:10:13+00:00

Big Porridge & Play 2024: Cranhill

2024-04-19T17:13:18+00:00

This May Porridge & Play is BACK in Cranhill for 4 weeks! Sessions will be on Thursdays from 4-6.15pm at Cranhill Development Trust, 109 Bellrock St, G33 3HE. The first session will be on Thursday 2nd May. Spaces for Porridge & Play are limited so if you want to come along please sign up ASAP (see sign up details below). If we get lots of families signing up we won't be able to guarantee everyone a space (it's important we stick to participant numbers which allow the sessions to be most enjoyable & safe for everyone). However, please don't let this put you off signing up, if you want to come and we're fully booked, we will put you on our waiting list and get in touch if a space comes available for you and your family. To sign up email CFN@licketyspit.com or WhatsApp Emma on 07413800342 before April 16th spaces will be confirmed on Thursday 25th April.

Big Porridge & Play 2024: Cranhill2024-04-19T17:13:18+00:00

Big Porridge & Play 2024: Bridgeton

2024-04-09T15:19:14+00:00

This May Porridge & Play is BACK in Bridgeton for 4 weeks! Sessions will be on Fridays from 4-6.15pm at St Francis-in-the-East Church 26 Queen Mary St, G40 3BB. The first session will be on Tuesday 3rd May. Spaces for Porridge & Play are limited so if you want to come along we advise you sign up ASAP (see sign up details below). If we get a lot of families signing up we might not be able to guarantee everyone a space (it's important we stick to participant numbers which allow the sessions to be most enjoyable & safe for everyone). Please don't let this put you off signing up however, if you let us know you want to come and we're fully booked, we will put you on our waiting list and if a space comes available for you and your family we will get in touch. To sign up email CFN@licketyspit.com or WhatsApp Emma on 07413800342 before April 16th spaces will be confirmed on Friday 26th April.

Big Porridge & Play 2024: Bridgeton2024-04-09T15:19:14+00:00

Big Porridge & Play 2024: Maryhill

2024-04-19T18:13:44+00:00

This April & May Porridge & Play is BACK in Maryhill for 4 weeks! Sessions will be on Tuesdays from 4-6.15pm at Oakgrove Primary School, 20 St Peter's Street, G4 9PW. The first session will be on Tuesday 30th April. Spaces for Porridge & Play are limited so if you want to come along we advise you sign up ASAP (see sign up details below). If we get a lot of families signing up we might not be able to guarantee everyone a space (it's important we stick to participant numbers which allow the sessions to be most enjoyable & safe for everyone). Please don't let this put you off signing up however, if you let us know you want to come and we're fully booked, we will put you on our waiting list and if a space comes available for you and your family we will get in touch. To sign up email CFN@licketyspit.com or WhatsApp Emma on 07413800342 before April 16th spaces will be confirmed on Wednesday 24th April.

Big Porridge & Play 2024: Maryhill2024-04-19T18:13:44+00:00

LicketyMOVERS

2024-03-05T08:03:27+00:00

LicketyMOVERS are movement play sessions where younger children and their grown-ups get together to move, dance, play, relax and enjoy quality time. Does your 2–5-year-old child enjoy running, dancing, hopping, climbing, rolling on the floor, laughing, pushing, pulling, flying or going upside down even? Well, LICKETYMOVERS is for YOU BOTH! All you need is comfy clothes and your fantastic selves. LicketyMOVERS sessions are 45 min of high energy and fun movement led play for children ages 2-5 and their grown-ups. LicketyMOVERS promotes child & grown up well-being, physical and mental health and stimulates child development. Children learn about self-reliance and develop an independent spirit while enhancing their motor skills and self-confidence. Blogs are great ways for us to share what we did together at our sessions.  They can be read like bed time stories, cut up & made into mini magazines we like to call zines, or, they can be sent to friends & family far & wide! Watch this space!

LicketyMOVERS2024-03-05T08:03:27+00:00

Join Our Board

2024-02-26T10:45:35+00:00

23rd February 2023 Licketyspit is a pioneering children’s rights-based theatre and play organisation, based in Glasgow and a national centre of excellence for Storyplay – a unique approach to children’s rights-based intergenerational engagement through drama-led play. We are seeking new board members to join our highly motivated team –  for more information on what this involves and how to apply download our Licketyspit Board Application Pack. We look forward to hearing from you!   Contact details Licketyspit Theatre Company, Community Central Hall, 292-316 Maryhill Rd, Glasgow G20 7YE T: 0141 237 3067 E: info@licketyspit.com All enquiries please contact artistic director, Virginia Radcliffe on virginia@licketyspit.com. Watch

Join Our Board2024-02-26T10:45:35+00:00

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