FAMILIES can take part in a series of activities this half term.

People St Asaph are being invited to make a poppy to add to a weeping window of poppies being made by school children the city's Cathedral. In addition, St Asaph Library will be running a morning of heritage craft events.

On Thursday (November 1) a production of the play Gospel Street will take place at the Cathedral.

Performed by the touring theatre company Riding Lights, Gospel Street is described as a powerful mix of theatre, comedy and spoken word.

Lorna Kernahan, activities coordinator at St Asaph Cathedral, said: "St Asaph Cathedral is steeped in history and I want to encourage more people to visit this beautiful, ancient building, see our interactive displays and have a go with our hands-on activities."

The activity in St Asaph Library is to introduce families to the cathedral's history and facilities and acts as a chance to enjoy craft.

The session will take place on Wednesday (October 31) from 9.30am until 11.30am.

Participants will can make their own stained-glass window, a peg doll monk or recreate the lost treasure book of St Asaph. All activities are free and open to all.

Marion Hughes is organising the weeping window of poppies at the Cathedral.

She said: "We are making the poppies out of plastic bottles, so will be recycling the remainder responsibly.

"The weeping window of poppies is to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the end of the First World War.

"The final artwork will start to be assembled in and after half term week and will be displayed in the tower section of St Asaph Cathedral."

An open afternoon will take place on Sunday (November 4) between 1pm and 3pm.

Visitors can view the finished artwork or make a last-minute poppy to add to the display.”

Tickets for Gospel Street are £10/£8 (concessions) and are available from the Box Office on 01904 613000.

Alternatively, book online at www.ridinglights.org/gospel-street