October Half-Term at V&A Museum of Childhood

V&A Museum of Childhood

Event location:
V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road
When:Event passed!
It was on
Sat 19th Oct 2019 to
Sun 27th Oct 2019

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Where:V&A Museum of Childhood E2 9PA
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:10.30 - 16.00
Admission:Free, some activities £7 per child

About the event

This half-term, get creative with a series of activities and workshops exploring a healthier, better future for us and our planet. Coinciding with the new Extinction Rebellion display, and part of the Big Draw Festival 2019, Drawn to Life.


Live Printing with Extinction Rebellion
Thursday 24 & Saturday 26 October, 13.00-16.00
Free, drop-in, all ages
Join the XR Art Blockers for a live wood block printinasg session, using human printing press! Bring your own t-shirts, canvas bag, umbrella, flag or other items you would like to print on.


Design a Symbol Patch Workshop
Tuesday 22 & Thursday 24 October, 10.40, 12.30 & 14.40 (80 mins)
£7 per child, ages 7+
Create your own symbol to wear with a positive message for a better tomorrow. Work with artist Dolores Fasulo to draw your design, and use fabric pieces, paint and stencil to make it into a wearable patch.

Nature Collage Portrait Workshop
Monday 21 & Friday 25 October, 10.40, 12.30 & 14.40 (80 mins)
£7 per child, ages 7+
Take shapes you can find in plants, flowers and vegetables and turn them into a self-portrait. Experiment with collage, mark making and drawing with the help of illustrator Chloe Dennis.

Painting on a Pumpkin Workshop
Monday 21 – Friday 25 October, 10.40, 12.30 & 14.40 (80 mins)
£7 per child, ages 4+
Use an unusual canvas to paint on – a pumpkin! Inspired by the Big Draw Festival’s theme, Drawn to Life, create a painting on a pumpkin, with help from artist Amy Brown, to take home.

There will be a series of free making activities and storytelling sessions throughout the half-term. Full programme available online at link provided.

Official Link: https://www.vam.ac.uk/moc/events/october-half-term-2019-make-for-tomorrow/

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