School children aged 5-18 are invited to create works of art - paintings, sculptures or even small installations - on the theme of our relationship with water by October 17. One piece of art from each country will be selected to display at an evening exhibition at Tate Modern in December.
Winning artists attend the exhibition and spend three days sightseeing in London and sharing their ideas on creativity. For entry details and a Tate Modern education pack containing worksheets visit www.unileverseries.com
Unilever House, Blackfriars, London EC4P 4BQ.
Tel: 020 7822 5252.
TEACHING MASK THEATRE
Trestle Theatre Company courses at Trestle Arts Base, Russet Drive, St Albans, Hertfordshire, 10.30am-5pm. The first covers such techniques as "hot-seating", characterisation, improvisation and using mask as a tool for theatre and social development. The second explores presentation techniques and provides ideas for encouraging pupils to take responsibility for their own work and co-operate with each other. Fee per course: pound;100, pound;80 Hertfordshire schools.
Tel: 01727 850950 Email: email@example.com
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM OPEN MUSEUM COURSES
Short courses and day courses being run at the National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London SE10 include: GCSE Astronomy, Saturday afternoons, October to June, fee pound;110, pound;80 concessions; The American Wars, Tuesday mornings, October to December, fee: pound;40; pound;29; or pound;7.50 per session; The War at Sea 1914-18, Thursday mornings, October to December, fee: pound;40; pound;29, or pound;7.50 per session; Collections revealed: Britain and the Slave Trade, October 29, fee: pound;37, pound;29; Literature and the sea, November 22, fee: pound;29, pound;17; and The East India Company and China, December 6, fee: pound;29, pound;17.
Tel: bookings, 020 8312 67476648
SUMMER STORYTELLERS COMPETITION
Young people aged 8-12 and 13-16 are invited to cast their minds back to their summer holiday escapades and submit an entertaining story of up to 500 words to the www.britain.tv website by October 31. Prizes include DVD players, sports and music vouchers and books for the overall winner's school.