Join Noir Carnaval for a creative family workshop on Wednesday, August 8, to include arts and crafts, stories, songs and games from 10am. Suitable for children of all ages under eights must be accompanied. The workshop is back on August 14, 22 and 28. On August 13 from 1pm join an adult Mini Scrapbook Making workshop. Learn a variety of techniques using stamps, punches, decorative scissors, and circuit die cutting. Please bring your own photographs. An Acrylic Pouring Workshop is at 6.30pm the same day, suitable for ages eight to 108. Bring an apron or wear old clothing. On August 15 there is a self-portrait workshop for ages five-plus from 2pm and on August 20 its still life mosaics. To book and for information, call 01805 624624 or go to www.theploughartscentre.org.uk .