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Black & White 🐼




Here's a new CST activities page, to celebrate the colours black and white.


Introductory discussion questions could include:



- What are member's favourite colours and why?

- Think of things that are 'White' - snow, fog, rabbit, daisy, lily, toilet paper

- Think of things that are 'Black' - nighttime, sunglasses, grapes, olives, crow

- Who likes wearing 'Black Tie'? What does it entail? For what occasions might you wear it?

- What about wearing white? Think about wedding days and dresses (take care with this one!)


You could also ask members to bring along a black & white photograph which is meaningful to them and then show it to the group explaining why.







IDIOMS


Baa baa black SHEEP


Black sheep of the FAMILY


Be in someone’s black BOOKS


Beaten black and BLUE


Black GOLD (Guinness)


On the black MARKET (knock off goods)


As black as the ace of SPADES


Get something down in black and WHITE


Pot calling the kettle BLACK


Black DOG (depression)


I bet he drinks Carling Black LABEL


Black Lives MATTER



As white as a SHEET / GHOST


A white ELEPHANT (useless)


Wave the white FLAG


Men in white COATS


Pearly WHITES (teeth)


Little white LIE (untruth)


White HOUSE (where the US President lives)


White knuckle RIDE (fairground)


White water RAFTING


White van MAN


Mary had a little LAMB


Ride a cock horse to Banbury CROSS


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Doc, Bashful, Happy, Grumpy, Sleepy, Sneezy & Dopey)


The Milky Bars Are On ME (white chocolate)



50 Shades Of GREY


Greyhound BUS (US transport)


Silver FOX (handsome middle aged man)


The Picture Of Dorian GRAY (Oscar Wilde)







CHILDREN'S RHYME


Say this together ...



Ring-a-ring o' roses,

A pocket full of posies,

A-tishoo! A-tishoo!

We all fall down.



What is it all about?

Well, it is about the 'Black Death' or Bubonic Plague which hit London in 1665. Roses and posies were carried to hide the stench of the malodorous pustules. 'Fall down' relates to people dropping to the floor when sick.

75,000 people died.


You could leave this out. It's a bit grim!

Or you could use it as the basis for a discussion about epidemics and COVID-19, precautions and lockdown and vaccination.






FIRST SONG. 'Shine On Harvest Moon', Laurel & Hardy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIw14TwJvZc


Included because it was 'Harvest Moon' this week and well, because this is a classic black and white clip.







MUSIC & PICTURE QUIZ




ROUND 1. BLACK & WHITE



1. A single colour picture or film is called what?

Which building is pictured?







2. An old black and white photograph with an orange hint is called what colour?

Who is pictured here?







3. List as many newspapers available in the UK as you can?







4. What puzzle is this?

Which two types can you complete?







5. What game is this?

Who knows how to play?







6. What game is this?

Who knows how to play?







7. What flag is this?

Which sport is it used in?







8. Name the game?

Name the pieces?







9. What is this symbol called?

What does it mean?







10. Is seeing a black cat good or bad luck?

Think of other good and bad luck symbols?







11. SONG BREAK. 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale', Procol Harem -


Which dance was mentioned in the first line?






ROUND 2. ANIMALS




12. Name the animal?

Which continent are they native to?







13. Name the animal?

What is their home called?







14. Name the animal?

How do they defend themselves?







15. Name the bird?

Say the rhyme together. "One for ..."







16. Name the animal?

What do they eat?







17. Name the breed of dog?

What percentage of them are deaf?







18. Name the bird?

Are they native to the North or South Pole?







19. Name the animal?

What is it's proper name?







20. Name this famous TV horse?

Which UK bank uses this animal in it's advertising?







21. Name the animal?

And the breed?







22. SONG BREAK. 'Nights In White Satin' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdykXAT19Go


Who was their lead singer?






ROUND 3. MOVIES




23. Name the movie?

And the actress?







24. Name the movie?

And the actor and actress?







25. Name the movie?

Name the actor?







26. Name the movie?

Which actress is he holding?







27. Name the movie?

And the actress?







28. Name the movie?

Name the actress second from the left?







29. Name the movie?

And the actor?







30. Name the movie?

Name the actors?







31. Name the movie?

And the actresses?







32. Name the movie?

And the silent movie star?







33. SONG BREAK. 'Over The Rainbow', Judy Garland - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oW2QZ7KuaxA


Name the dog?






ROUND 4. PEOPLE




34. Which football club shirt is this?

Who is wearing it?







35. Name the TV vicar?

Which pop group was he in with Jimmy Somerville?







36. Name the TV show?

And the characters and actors?







37. Name the movie?

And the actress?







38. Name the TV show?

And the character and actress?







39. Name the guard?

Where is he?

Which bird protects the Tower?







40. Name the movie?

And the actor?

And the owl?







41. Name the TV chef?

What nationality is he?







42. Name this 'Golden Girl'?

What was her character's name in the TV comedy?







43. Name the first black US President?

Where is the 'Oval Office'?







44. SONG BREAK. 'Ebony And Ivory', Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=899kVhFsApM


Nearest guess. How many keys (black & white) are there on a standard piano?






EXTRA SONGS (TO PLAY DURING ACTIVITY)
















































OR IF THE GROUP WANTS TO DANCE A BIT



'Superman' - with all the moves - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Le-mYN3dl0









REFRESHMENTS






You could enjoy some old fashioned sweets. Liquorice Allsorts & Black Jacks & Fruit Salad.

Yum 😛






PRACTICAL ACTIVITIES





You could draw Polar Bears together - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDgOJWs5wqc&t=34s








Or you could be more adventurous and try drawing a Black Horse, using charcoal - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwRuc3V0rhM





Or if members don't feel confident to draw, they could paint an Orca by numbers, using the 'Colour Planet Oil Painting' app on an iPad, or any other animal of their choice.








1. Monochrome

Eiffel Tower, Paris



2. Sepia

Shirley Temple



3. 'The Sun', 'The Mirror', 'The Times', 'The Telegraph', 'The Daily Mail', 'The Express', 'The Guardian' etc



4. Cryptic & General Knowledge



5. Dominoes



6. Pool



7. Chequered Flag

Formula 1 Racing



8. Chess

King, Queen, Rook, Knight, Bishop & Pawn



9. Yin Yang

Opposite forces are complimentary. In balance



10. Bad luck if it crosses your path (some variations)

Good luck - Four leaf clover, Horseshoe, Rabbit's foot, Finding a penny etc

Bad luck - Walking under a ladder, Number 13, Breaking a mirror (7 years bad luck) etc



11. Fandango



12. Zebra

Africa



13. Badger

Sett



14. Skunk

It sprays foul smelling liquid from glands near it's anus



15. Magpie

1 - Sorrow, 2 - Joy, 3 - Girl, 4 - Boy, 5 - Silver, 6 - Gold, 7 - Secret never to be told, 8 - Wish, 9 - Kiss & 10 - A bird you must not miss

(Some people salute one Magpie!)



16. Panda

Bamboo



17. Dalmatian

18%



18. Penguin

South Pole



19. Killer Whale

Orca



20. Black Beauty

Lloyds



21. Cow

Fresian



22. Justin Haywood



23. 'Psycho', 1960

Janet Leigh



24. 'Casablanca', 1942

Humphrey Bogart & Ingrid Bergman



25. 'The Elephant Man', 1980

John Hurt



26. 'King Kong', 1933

Fay Wray



27. 'Some Like It Hot', 1959

Marilyn Monroe



28. 'All About Eve', 1950

Bette Davies



29. 'To Kill A Mockingbird', 1962

Gregory Peck



30. 'Rebecca', 1940

Joan Fontaine, Laurence Olivier & Judith Anderson



31. 'The Great Dictator',

Charlie Chaplin, 1940



32. Toto



33. Newcastle United

Kevin Keegan



34. Rev. Richard Coles

'The Communards'



35. 'Blackadder'

Baldrick (Tony Robinson) & Edmund Blackadder (Rowan Atkinson)



36. 'Sister Act', 1992

Whoopi Goldberg



37. 'Vicar Of Dibley'

Geraldine Grainger (Dawn French)



38. 'Beefeater'

'Tower Of London'

Raven



39. 'Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone', 2001

Daniel Radcliffe

Hedwig



40. Raymond Blanc

French



41. Betty White

Rose Nyland



42. Barack Obama

'The White House'



43. 88











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