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Workshops 

In the past 5 years I have been organising and planning learning activities oriented towards school-age children and toddlers in a museum setting, which included art & craft events and storytelling sessions. Currently available for visits, talks and workshops - both online and in person - and for a variety of age groups.

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 Previous Workshops

Saturday, 22 July 11 am - 1 pm

PAINT CLASS: GO WILD! ILLUSTRATE YOUR WILDLIFE POSTCARD

Create and Gather Pop Up, Waldegrave Street Hastings TN34 1SJ

Join Italian-born illustrator Giulia Casarotto in this fun and informative workshop, where you'll learn to create stunning postcards inspired by the curious animal characters in the vibrant natural world found along the coasts of England.

Price includes using artist's materials and a finished framed piece to take home with you!

All skills and abilities are welcome!

Fantastical Figureheads 

4, 5 & 6 April | 11am - 1pm & 2pm - 4pm

Cutty Sark is looking for a new figurehead! After more than 150 years of service, Nanny the Witch has decided to retire and create trouble elsewhere. Taking inspiration from Royal Museums Greenwich vast collection of figureheads reimagine and design a new figurehead with me!

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The Wild Escape: Make a Wildlife Comic

22 April | 10am, 11.15am, 1pm, 2.15pm & 3.30pm

Choose your favourite animal and imagine its wild escape to a habitat rich in life. Does your wildlife hero run, swim, crawl or fly? Draw pictures to illustrate your story and let your imagination go wild! Get ready to design your comic book inspired by the wildlife found inside the Horniman Museum & Gardens Collections.

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This workshop was part of The Wild Escape, a major new project led by Art Fund uniting hundreds of museums with schools and families in a celebration of UK wildlife and creativity. The pictures and stories children create will be brought together in a collective work of art that imagines a better future for the wildlife on our doorstep, launched online and in venues across the UK on Earth Day 2023.

Horniman Museum and Gardens 

In November 2022 I was appointed by the Horniman Museum & Gardens to design and facilitate two workshops for their "Museum Clubs", a 10 weeks after school club, for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. Together we created a climate pledge board, posters and signages to encourage school groups, who regularly visit the museum Education Centre, to responsibly recycle.

Climate Pledge Board designed with Athelney Primary School.

The final designs of the bin posters created with Athelney Primary School.

Polly Plum Brave Adventurer: Draw Along - Member Event 

In this brand new event celebrating the launch of my new book "Polly Plum: Brave Adventurer" I had the opportunity to teach families how to draw different characters from the story such singing pirates, a boastful ghost, and a very hungry walrus, while adding some insights on how I developed each one of them. 

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The event was open to Royal Museums Greenwich Members.

At Sea Without Tea - Read & Draw Along Workshop

Follow Cutty Sark cook James Robson across the seven seas, as he searches for Tea for Captain Woodget! Read along and learn how to draw his animal friends, Dinah the Panda, Vervet the Monkey & Oz the Kangaroo.

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A recording of the "At Sea Without Tea" online workshop is available to watch here

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