October half term activities at V&A Museum of Childhood

Saturday 19 – Sunday 27 October, 10.30-16.00
Free, drop-in, all ages
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.

SPECIAL EVENT

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 printing session, using human printing press! Bring your own t-shirts, canvas bag, umbrella, flag or other items you would like to print on.

October half term activities at V&A Museum of Childhood

FAMILY WORKSHOPS

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.

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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.

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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.

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DROP-IN ACTIVITIES

There will be a series of free making activities and storytelling sessions throughout the half-term.

Stories for the Planet
Monday – Friday 10.30 & 14.00 (30min), Saturday & Sunday 12.20 (30min)

Join us for an interactive storytelling session about the animals and people on our planet.

Little Hands Playtime
Saturdays, 10.30-11.45
Ages 0-4
An open-ended playtime specially designed for little ones and their adults.

Eco Makers!
Monday – Friday, 11.15-12.45 & 14.45-16.00
Saturday & Sunday, 14.00-16.00
Make it Happen area
Use the materials found in the Museum, recycle and upcycle to create something new.

Make a Mark for Tomorrow
Monday – Friday, 11.00-13.00 & 14.00-16.00
Write and draw on your personal postcard to the future in this collaborative drawing activity.

Create a Placard
Monday – Wednesday & Friday, 11.00-12.15 & 13.45-16.00
Get inspired by the Extinction Rebellion display, create your own placard and be ready to get your message across!