It is Christmas in the Greenhouse! Join us on the 10th of December #greenhouse #flexcpd

Festive greetings to you all!

11221469485_c2fb47fa2f_mWe would like to invite you to participate in a series of playful festive activities through the Greenhouse gardeners have put together with the kind support of the MMU Library, MetMunch and CELT and many other colleagues and students from around MMU.

The would like to play together a Christmas game from now and until the 1oth of December where we will all meet at the Manchester Christmas Market.

A smart device with Internet access is required to fully participate. You will have the opportunity to engage in a series of playful activities on own and with others. The game can also be played in small groups which will allow you to share a device with others and collaborate.

The game include multiple locations including your home, the All Saints campus and finishes in the heart of Manchester were we will celebrate this festive season together. We hope you will be able to join in the fun.

Please follow the instructions below.

We are very excited and are looking forward to playing this game together and get into the festive spirit.

See you soon,

The Greenhouse gardeners

We would like to thank Haleh Moravej and MetMunch as well as our dear colleagues from the MMU Library and Ellie Hannan for filming and co-organising this.


Here comes the multi-location Christmas game 😉


Part 1 – in advance of the 10th of December

Healthy at Christmas

Task: Find a healthy Christmas recipe and cook/bake it. Take a picture and share your creation with all in your own language via Twitter using #greenhousegame.

Part 2 on the 10th of December am

Visit CELT

Task: What do you wish for Christmas linked to your development of your teaching practice? Go to the All Saints building and post your wish to Santa. On the first floor Room 101 you will find the big box.  Speak to a member of staff in CELT, find out what they do, then take a picture of yourself with this individual and share via Twitter using #greenhousegame and @mmu_celt.

Remember to post your letter to Santa before you leave.

Part 3  on the 10th of December am

Visit the library

Task: What did you learn about the library from this film? Do you have a further question? Ask your question via Twitter using @mmulibrary.

Part 4 on the 10th of December 12pm

Let’s meet at the Christmas market under Santa in Albert Square where the Town Hall is

If you are walking from All Saints campus, let’s walk together. We will be leaving around 11.30am from the All Saints building.

When you arrive at the Christmas market, find at least other person who is participating in the game who you haven’t seen yet.

Task: Can you find out something interesting about the Christmas market and share via Twitter using #greenhousegame

Thank you for participating. We wish you all a wonderful festive break and all the very best for the New Year!

Final note: A mobile app is also in preparation

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