Monday 22nd to Sunday 28th April 2024

A Lumini Project by Architects of Air for St. Ann’s, Nottingham 

“There’s Something in the Air” is a week-long programme of FREE enriching events, immersive activities and exciting opportunities for St. Ann’s residents, families and communities. All hosted inside an Architects of Air ‘Lumini’ – an extraordinary inflatable space of light and colour.

 

“There’s Something in the Air” Public Programme for St.Ann's Residents

MONDAY 22nd APRIL: 5.30-7.30pm - FREE - All ages / Family friendly - BOOK HERE

Creativity Treasure Trail with Nott Another

Led by Jay Sandhu (St. Ann’s based writer, radio presenter, comedian, poet, performer & producer) from Nott another – this workshop will present a series of creative challenges (writing, poetry, drawing and more!) around the Lumini. Working either individually or as a group - there are opportunities to come together to work on editing and share our creative work.

TUESDAY 23rd APRIL : 3.30-4.30pm - FREE -  All ages / Family friendly - BOOK HERE

Community Yoga Class with Deep Yoga

One hour gentle Yoga class suitable for all abilities, lead by Claudia. Connect with the Mind, Body and Soul for a full body workout.

TUESDAY 23rd APRIL : 5-7.30pm - FREE - All ages / Family Friendly - BOOK HERE  

Colour Bending Zine: Zine Making Workshop with Dizzy Ink

Playfully designing optically challenging artwork that reacts and flickers under opposing coloured light within the Lumini. We will be publishing quick, collaborative & experimental artist books / zines drenched in colour using our portable Risograph printer.

WEDNESDAY 24th APRIL : 3.30-5pm - FREE - Family session for SEN children & families - BOOK HERE

Aerial Circus SEN Family Session with Circus Hub

Join us for an aerial circus session for SEN children & families, exploring low level aerial slings! Circus Hub are based in Nottingham, located in Sneinton Market; we believe that Circus can change lives and has the power to build confidence, self belief and healthy lifestyles. Circus Hub is inclusive, we believe that everyone should be able have access to the benefits of Circus Arts.

THURSDAY 25th APRIL: 4.10-5.30pm

Iyengar Yoga: Movement 4 Health

Workshop by Salamanda Tandem

A visually impaired person (VIP) friendly environment for VI teenagers, friends and parents to access yoga together. Learning a wide range of yoga poses, to develop flexibility, body awareness, and relaxation, and explore the roots of yoga in India. This group welcomes visually impaired teenagers from St. Ann’s, if you would like to book onto this session, please e-mail: isabel.jones@salamanda-tandem.org

FRIDAY 26th APRIL : 3.30-5pm - FREE - All ages / Family Friendly - BOOK HERE 

Bee Free Seeds & Wildflower Seed Spreaders Workshop with GrowNotts 

Sharing and exploring all things wildflowers with seeds & spreaders including the impact they can make and how they can be used to engage, grow and learn. From this workshop you will take away some seeds, knowledge and the tools to bio-diversify our local communities.

FRIDAY 26th APRIL: 5.30-7.30pm - FREE - For children & young people with SEND, their families & friends - BOOK HERE

Inclusive Dance Party by Hubbub Theatre

A dance party for children & young people with SEND, their families & friends. Hubbub’s DJ’s will spin some tunes to get the party started & bring your week to a fun-filled end.

SATURDAY 27th APRIL: 9.30-11am - FREE - For adults (or 12 years+ with accompanying adult) - BOOK HERE

Morning Sound Healing & Gentle Stretch with Handpan Workshop by Ines Sampaio

We invite you to join us in the morning for a gentle stretch and sound bath with a handpan hosted by Ines Sampaio. Sound Healing is a powerful therapy that combines different healing sounds, music, and sound healing instruments to improve our multidimensional well-being by creating a beautiful experience where all layers of our luminous energy field (body, mind, soul, spirit) are awakened gently and lovingly.

SATURDAY 27th APRIL: 1-4pm - FREE - Family-friendly event / PG film  - BOOK HERE

Film screening: Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (PG)

Hosted by Fortune & Glory Film Club

Immersive film screening event featuring goody bags of interactive items, games, and fun. This film is about an animated shell who creates a colourful existence in a hilarious and heart-warming story about community and finding connection in the smallest corners.

Saturday 27th April: 9.30-11am – For adults (or 12 years+ with accompanying adult) – FREE - BOOK HERE

Evening Sound Healing & Gentle Stretch with Handpan Workshop by Ines Sampaio

We invite you to join us in the evening for a gentle stretch and sound bath with a handpan hosted by Ines Sampaio. Sound Healing is a powerful therapy that combines different healing sounds, music, and sound healing instruments to improve our multidimensional well-being by creating a beautiful experience where all layers of our luminous energy field (body, mind, soul, spirit) are awakened gently and lovingly.

SUNDAY 28th APRIL: 10am-7pm - FREE - All ages / Family Friendly - BOOK HERE

There’s Something in the Air in St. Ann’s: Community Celebration Event

An opportunity for residents of St. Ann’s to visit the Lumini; and also to participate in creating a collective community artwork made from AoA’s waste PVC which is to be displayed in the heart of St. Ann’s in connection with St. Ann’s Advice Centre in May 2024. Sessions are one-hour long - please book a time slot to attend between 10am-7pm.


General information

  • All workshops are FREE but you must book a place to attend 
  • You must be a resident of St. Ann’s resident to book and attend.
  • If you are unable to book online, please visit The St. Ann’s Advice Centre where they will help you to book onto a session.
  • Lumini is accessible to wheelchair users and people with additional mobility difficulties.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult (a minimum of 1 adult for up to 4 children).
  • Shoes and possessions are left in the reception area at the owner’s risk.
  • Food and drink is not permitted (water is permitted).

Location

Huntingdon Academy Playing Field / St. Ann’s Heartbeat, Alfred Street Central, St. Ann’s, Nottingham, NG3 4AY.  SEE MAP 

Volunteering Opportunities

Interested in volunteering at this event? Please find out more information & complete the application form below. APPLY HERE


Other “There’s Something in the Air” events taking place in Lumini for St.Ann's Residents

All events below are only for the organisations listed and therefore, unfortunately, not able to book.

TUESDAY 23rd APRIL: 9.30-11.45am 

Movement & Music Workshop for The Pakistan Centre Elderly & Vulnerable Day Care Centre

Led by Karla Jones & Ines Sampaio. Karla is a specialist in older person's dance and Ines is a multi-instrumentalist who has composed sound scores alongside Karla's regular weekly sessions. This workshop will involve gentle seated movement accompanied by a beautiful soundtrack as well as the chance for participants to be creative too!

WEDNESDAY 24th to FRIDAY 26th APRIL 

There’s Something In The Sea: Sensory School Workshops 

 

Led by Karla Jones & Ines Sampaio, who both specialise working with young people with SEND, are hosting sensory & wellbeing sea-themed arts-based sessions for SEN/D pupils from Huntingdon Academy, Rosehill School & Sutherland House School in the Lumini. A rare opportunity for SEN/D students to experience a Lumini exclusively with their peers, with a bespoke facilitated sensory session in small suitable groups based on the needs of the pupils.

THURSDAY 24th APRIL : 6-7.30pm

​​The Renewal Trust – More In Common Network

An opportunity for members of the Area Networks to share in what we have in common in our local community.


Photo gallery 


This project is supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

          

This project is also being supported by: