'Off the Sofa Dayz' in Axminster

SEVENTY six children took part in the Off the Sofa Dayz at Millwey Rise, Axminster. The children enjoyed arts and crafts activities, playing sport, trying their hand at circus skills, face painting and learning the art of beat Box. Play workers Polly Me

SEVENTY six children took part in the 'Off the Sofa Dayz'at Millwey Rise, Axminster.

The children enjoyed arts and crafts activities, playing sport, trying their hand at circus skills, face painting and learning the art of beat Box.

Play workers Polly Mercer and Jane Sharp, from East Devon District Council, ran the two day event.

Lots of parents and carers came along with the children and the team would like to thank them for their support.


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Jane and Polly are keen to recruit more community volunteers for future 'Off the Sofa Dayz'. Volunteers, who must be 16 or over, will have the opportunity to receive free training in activities such as arts and crafts, performance, music and sports.

They will each receive a certificate recognising their achievements and will gain valuable experience in working with young people in a play environment.

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If you are interested please email play@eastdevon.gov.uk or phone 01395 571 556.

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