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Information for mentors of events coming up in the district.

volunteer trip to Sheffield on Tuesday 19th June at 7pm at the Showrom. One night only showing of the film that inspired the exhibition. also possibility to combine it with opportunity to see a film about teenage refugees. If you're interested please contact Alison.

Architecture week at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park. 15th-25th June 2007

With a range of lectures, exhibitions and projects taking place including:

Sonic Shed Project

Amenity Space links architecture with radio programming.A shed has been installed at Yorkshire Sculpture Park which is linked with a series of 'garden sheds' at various london locations. Each shed records live sound which can then be played back in alternate sheds.

"The sounds of YSP will be recorded and relayed to a new public art space ‘Portobello Space’ on Portobello Road, whilst the urban hum of London will be transposed to the 18th century landscaped pleasure gardens of the Park."

Leo Fitzmaurice Exhibition

'Sometimes the things you touch come true'

Fitzmaurice creates a minature cityscape from a range of packaging. All logos abd text removed from packets, bags and boxes. With the discarded texts creating a 'shantytown on the periphery of the city'.

For more information on these events:

Address: Yorkshire Sculture Park
West Bretton
Tel: 01924 832579
Web: Click here for info

Xscape Castleford

Ultimate entertainmant destination

Offering a range of activities and events including:

Xplore- Cosmic golf

UK's first Glow-in- the-Dark Mini Golf courses.UV lit courses suitable for players of all ages.

Play one course for £6. Play two courses for £10.
Tel: 01977 553355
Web: Click here for info

Xplore Soft play

A soft play and party centre. Offering an exciting and stimulating play experience. Indoor adventure for children of all ages.

Monday to Friday - Over 4's- £4.99 Adults- Free Weekends and Public Holidays- Over 4's- £5.49 Adults- Free
Tel: 01977 553355
Web: Click here for info

For more information of events at Xscape:

Address: Xscape Castleford
Colorado Way
WF10 4TA
Tel: 08712003221
Web: Click here for info

'Creative Prison'

Beam Gallery 4th June-4th August 2007

Beam gallery's latest exhibition, the creative prison, sets out an alternative vision of what a prison might be.

National Volunteering week

National Volunteering Week 01/06/07- 07/06/07

Volunteer week is a national and an annual celebration of volunteers and volunteering. It plays a large part in raising the profile of England's volunteers and encourages others to get involved with volunteering.

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