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Hello, I'm Lisa and I run the Creation Station franchise for Bournemouth and Christchurch. I'm a mum of two daughters so I know first-hand what it's like to find fun classes and activities that spark their natural curiosity and develop their growing minds. Plus, I know the value of meeting other like-minded parents and spending good, quality time with grown ups. That's why I am delighted to be able to help you with this through a whole range of our award-winning craft classes such as our lovely newborn keepsake classes, our preschool baby and toddler classes, arty birthday party entertainment, after school clubs, family fun classes and lots of other events. We also have some fantastic adult craft events to give you a bit of time away from the kids. You can find out more about all of our children's art and crafts classes, rainy day activities and everything else going on in and around my area by clicking on the art and crafts activities that interest you below. Or drop me an email and I'll be happy to help. You can choose the dates that suit you best and book and pay for classes online with ease and convenience. To be the first to receive news of classes, events and special offers, please like my Facebook page to be sure not to miss out on our new creative updates. If you have an event, group booking or a particular request please send me an email and I will endeavour to respond within 2 working days.

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Our classes help to build essential and desirable life skills and the best bit - children love arts and craft! Please find below your local classes in your area.

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    Location: Trinity Methodist Church, Parlour Room, 82 Southbourne Road, Southbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset, England, BH6 5AQ

    Ages: 15 Months-5 Years
    23 Sep
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    About this class

    This term we are going on a journey of discovery to explore ‘My Wonderful World’

    Starts: Monday 23rd September

    Time: 10:00 - 10:50

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    Lisa Hagg

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    Location: Trinity Methodist Church, Parlour Room, 82 Southbourne Road, Southbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset, England, BH6 5AQ

    Ages: 6-15 Months
    23 Sep
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    About this class

    This term enjoy a journey of discovery to explore ‘My Wonderful World’ with your baby.

    Starts: Monday 23rd September

    Time: 11:30 - 12:10

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    Lisa Hagg

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    Location: Monkey Madness Play Centre, Reid Street, Christchurch, Dorset, England, BH23 2BT

    Ages: 5-11 Years
    24 Sep

    About this class

    These are fun, educational art and craft clubs where you can drop your child off and they can enjoy a wealth of fun hands on creative activities to inspire their imagination and nurture their creativity and potential.

    Starts: Tuesday 24th September

    Time: 13:30 - 14:30

    Local leader

    Lisa Hagg

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    Location: Monkey Madness Play Centre, Reid Street, Christchurch, Dorset, England, BH23 2BT

    Ages: 15 Months-5 Years
    24 Sep
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    About this class

    This term we are going on a journey of discovery to explore ‘My Wonderful World’

    Starts: Tuesday 24th September

    Time: 10:15 - 11:05

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    Lisa Hagg

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    Location: Monkey Madness Play Centre, Reid Street, Christchurch, Dorset, England, BH23 2BT

    Ages: 6-15 Months
    24 Sep
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    About this class

    This term enjoy a journey of discovery to explore ‘My Wonderful World’ with your baby.

    Starts: Tuesday 24th September

    Time: 11:35 - 12:15

    Local leader

    Lisa Hagg

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Parties / Clubs

Are you looking for a fun and creative birthday party, activities at your event or a creative after school club?  Our award winning 5 Star rated fun activities are designed to inspire, delight and engage. Please do get in touch and we’ll be happy to help   

Arty Party Entertainment

  • Inspire your child with a fun-filled arty birthday party. Tailored to suit your child and your budget and in a location of your choice. Party invites and party bags are included.
  • Places get booked up many months in advance, so, contact me to check availability for your son or daughter.
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Family Crafty Events

Enjoy fun craft events with your whole family. Lots of hands-on fun designed to inspire girls and boys from age two to eleven years.

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Local Event Entertainment

If you are looking for fun and engaging activities for your group, organisations or business, you've come to the right place. We can provide fun activities to help inspire. Please get in touch with details of what you are looking for and I'll get back.

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Create Club in Your School

Would you like your pupils to benefit from a Create Club in your school? If so, please contact me to arrange a 20 minute meeting.

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About Lisa


Why I decided to run my own Creation Station. 
I took the brave decision to invest in my franchise back in the summer of 2010, after receiving the news of redundancy whilst I was still on maternity leave with my second child. At the time my youngest daughter was only a year old and my eldest daughter just three.  The values of the business are what stood out for me, and the flexibility of being my own boss. There wouldn't be many employers eager to take on a new mum with two young children, and be willing to let you choose your working hours to fit around childcare, school holidays or even let them come to work with me!  I have always had a passion for creativity from a very young age, and somehow lost some of that passion over the years whilst caught up in the corporate business world. So when the logo caught my eye whilst browsing the workingmums website, I had to find out more. I instantly felt excited and it was one of those moments in your life, when an opportunity presents itself, it was now or never! 

What I did before I ran my own Creation Station. 
Believe it or not, my life before Creation Station was very different. I spent over 10 years working for a large American Corporate Investment Bank based in Bournemouth. Before I had children, it was normal to work long hours and deliver a high customer service experience to top tier clients. I actually loved my job, ensuring standards were maintained and clients were happy. However things changed considerably after my first child was born, and I was unable to return to my previous job. Flexible working arrangements were very hard to come by, and following the huge financial crisis, redundancies were almost inevitable.  

What I love about running my own Creation Station.  
I love getting to know all my class members, nurturing their passion for creativity and inspiring their imaginations. Watching the children grow and develop as they progress through the classes, hearing all the enthusiastic chatter as they engage with each other, all the smiles, laughs and hugs we have along the way! Knowing that I am contributing positively to our children's futures within our own community.  

Something you probably don’t know about me. 
Well, being a self-employed business working Mummy looking after my children and our home single handed, I am often performing super quick costume changes throughout the day to suit my role....cook, cleaner, nurse, taxi driver, financial adviser, teacher, entertainer, superhero!! Oh and in my spare time (ha! ha) I love to collapse on the sofa for a sneaky nap 

Things I love doing. 
I love being outdoors with my children, whether that be playing in the garden, down the beach or walks through the forest. 

My favourite joke.  
I don't have a favourite joke but my favourite quote is "Be yourself; everyone else is already taken" - Oscar Wilde 

My favourite food.  
Chocolate...dark, milk, white whatever the flavour I love it!

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With love from all of us at Creation Station x

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What People Say

Excellent 9.9/5

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Sari
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16th Sep

Great class

Great class, both my son and I enjoyed it. Will be signing up for the whole term ?

Abigail
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10th Sep

Absolutely fantastic entertainment

Absolutely fantastic entertainment for my little one! Very friendly people who take the class and always play along with every single child! Great safe and caring environment!

Clare
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10th Sep

It was the first ever session my two…

It was the first ever session my two children have done. They thoroughly enjoyed it and asked immediately to do more. Lisa was really good at holding there attention, sparking imagination and very encouraging. Lisa was clear in her instructions and all the children paid attention and carried out her instructions with lots of fun. I would highly recommend these sessions.

Jen
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30th Aug

Kids loved it

Kids loved it! Great slime making lesson.

Kirsty
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29th Aug

A lovely class

A lovely class. We really enjoyed it

Lucy
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27th Aug

Fantastic Slime Fun!

My nephew will NOT stop talking about all the fun he had making and exploring slime! He absolutely loved it and it’s really nice that he got to take some home! He wants to be booked on for another session with Lisa ASAP! Thank you for a fun afternoon!

Lindsey
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27th Aug

Great workshop

Great workshop, my son loved making slime and that he got to take it home :-) Lisa made it fun and was very organised.

Alice
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15th Aug

A brilliant well organised session

A brilliant well organised session! Thank you!

Ksenia
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13th Aug

Thank you for workshop

Thank you for workshop! Lisa is just amazing! We did enjoy every minute and will definitely come again! Xxx

Kat
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13th Aug

By 6 year old daughter absolutely loves…

By 6 year old daughter absolutely loves every session she attends with Lisa. We both love that Lisa encourages my daughters creativity by inspiring her with some idea but giving her the freedom to choose and create her own masterpieces. Our house is like an art gallery!