Britannia Events Calendar
We are now offering in-person programs. You can view our programs on the Vancouver Recreation site.
(Effective Sep 25)
What's Up at the Britannia Art Gallery
Due to construction in the library, the Britannia Art Gallery will be closed from September until approximately the end of December 2021.
Create an Immersive World in VR - Youth Workshop
VR refers to a computer-generated simulation where a person can be completely immersed in a 3D environment.
Have you ever wondered about how a virtual reality environment is created online?In this workshop students will be given an introduction to Virtual Reality, and get the chance to learn the basics on how to build an immersive environment through web VR. The workshop will be split into two sessions and includes live interactions with the VR instructor.
The workshop will include a mentoring by the IM4 Matriarchs sharing their experience in creating an immersive project, and advise on how you can pursue a career in digital media/video games and VR.This online workshop will give students an introduction webVR using the online program A-Frame. Students will learn basic HTML to build a web VR environment, and a web framework for building VR experiences. The two sessions will include live online interaction with instructor and a mentoring segment by the IM4 Matriarchs about their creative processes building an immersive project and pursing a career in digital media/tech field. No coding or VR experience required. Instructor Nancy Lee.
The Discovery Foundation presents the Mentoring for and by the Matriarch program. You will be emailed a survey/application form to attend.
Workshop takes place online. If you do not have your own equipment including computer/laptop, webcam and access to Wi-Fi/internet, please contact ; a limited number of spaces are available at Britannia Centre.
REFUND POLICYA full refund will be granted if requested up to 48hrs prior to the second class. No refunds after this time.
Pro-rated refunds, based upon the number of classes that have passed, will be provided for classes cancelled after the start date and where instruction has been provided. Anyone who is unable to attend a program due to a change of date or time will be provided with a full refund for that class. Outdoor programs will operate rain or shine unless there is an Environment Canada Weather Warning (ie. heat wave, lightning, etc.).
- Oct 1, 2021 3:30 pm - Oct 1, 2021 8:00 pmLocation: Gym D
- Oct 2, 2021 12:00 pm - Oct 2, 2021 6:00 pmLocation: Britannia Gravel Field
- Oct 3, 2021 12:00 pm - Oct 3, 2021 6:00 pmLocation: Britannia Gravel Field
- Oct 3, 2021 6:00 pm - Oct 3, 2021 9:00 pmLocation: 55+ Centre
- Oct 6, 2021 4:00 pm - Oct 6, 2021 7:00 pmLocation: Britannia B-Lab, Information CentreCome by the B-Lab at the Britannia Information Centre anytime between 4:00 to 7:00pm to learn about what we’ve been hearing from community members and partners in conversations to date.
- Oct 7, 2021 3:00 pm - Oct 7, 2021 7:00 pmLocation: Britannia Plaza