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Join us over half term for a series of workshops inspired by our new exhibition. Working with Wysing studio artist Bettina Furnee, we will explore the exhibition and make artwork using texts, slogans and symbols. Join us for one, two or all three workshops.

May Half Term Family Workshops

Tuesday 30 May 10.30-12.30  
POETRY POSTERS
Experimenting with text, instructions and word games we’ll create our own slogans and messages. Using paint, stencils and collage we’ll design and create our own posters that will be displayed around the site. 

Wednesday 31 May 10.30-12.30  
HAPPY ENDINGS
Exploring language and stories we’ll create our own characters and story boards. Using writing, drawing, and copying we’ll create our own booklet or comic, and combine all our stories together to create group zines.

Thursday 1 June 10.30-12.30  
TALKING BAGS
Working with symbols, codes and signs we'll explore secret languages and hidden meanings. Using painting, stencils, drawing and sewing we’ll create designs and messages on a cotton bag that can be taken home. 

ALL WELCOME – BOOKING ESSENTIAL The workshops are suitable for 6-12 yr olds, and cost £8.50 per child per workshop or £21 for 3 workshops. You are welcome to attend one, two or all three workshops. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Adults are encouraged to join in!

To book, please click here.

Our on site café - Caféabantu@wysing will be open from 10am to 4pm serving a great menu of drinks and snacks, including a children’s menu.