22nd May 1998 at 01:00
MAY 27


Mosaic making, bread baking, basket weaving, storytelling and coin punching are among the activities being staged for Young Friends of the British Museum at the BM, Great Russell Street, London WC1, 10.30am-1pm. Other activities will include: looking at Roman clothing, handling facsimile objects and playing Roman games. Tickets: pound;12, pound;10 members, pound;5 adults. Details: Judy Lindsay, 0171 323 8605.



Introductory workshop at Bath Small School organised by Human Scale Education for parents and teachers wishing to set up their own educational project. Topics include: registering with the Department for Education and Employment, charitable status, fundraising, buildings, equipment and choosing teachers. Fee: pound;40, pound;30 members. Details: 01879 230443 (telfax) JUNE 6-14


People and wildlife cannot exist without water, which is why Wildlife Watch, the junior branch of The Wildlife Trusts, wants young people to join its "Water for Life" campaign. Watery activities on offer include pond and water surveys, canal clean-ups, dragonfly spots and the chance to build an otter holt. Details of events in your area from your local Wildlife Trust or 01522 544400.

JUNE 8-12


For ActionAid Week, which coincides with the World Cup, Dion Dublin, the Coventry and England footballer, is encouraging young people to "score a winning goal for peace". He is supporting the free One World One Goal Penalty Challenge pack for teachers and youth leaders, which contains a competition to win a football signed by the England squad. The pack demonstrates how football can bring young people together in developing countries divided by conflict and contains ideas for involving local football clubs and celebrities in a fund-raising penalty shoot-out. Details: Education resources officer, 01460 62972.

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