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Children's Art Week - Get Creative With the Kids at Venues Across London This June!

Over 110 incredible interactive and hands on events right the way across the capital

Saturday 9th - Sunday 17th June 2018

Suitable for 0-16 years

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Back for another awesome year, Children's Art Week is the perfect time to visit somewhere you've never been before, to take part in all sorts of arty activities and come away with some of your own unique creations!

Ambassadors for the event this year include Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell, Illustrator & Author, Nick Sharratt, television presenter, gastronome and musician Loyd Grossman CBE and Frances Quinn, Designer, Baker and 2013 Great British Bake Off Winner

Even if you can't get to a free event, you can get involved at home in whichever creative aspect you feel and then tweet #childrensartweek. Creations will then be compiled into an awesome virtual exhibition of children's artwork.

Event Selection Includes:

Discover your City at New London Architecture:

  • Saturday 9th June 11am - 3pm
  • View a unique interactive scale model of central London, and take the Walking Bus tour, discovering incredible sights and stories across the West End.
  • Booking is not required for this event.

Screen Print and upcycle a t-shirt at Kreative Pursuit, LONDON

  • Sunday 10th June 10.30am - 12.30pm
  • If you've ever wanted to print your own t-shirt this is the event for you! Pop down for some upcycling, screen printing, family fun. Bring along a plain light coloured t-shirt and screen print a fab design onto it. 
  • Booking is required for this event. Please contact the organisers for booking details

We Built This City at RIBA, London

  • Saturday 9th June 11am - 4pm
  • A mix of drop-in and timed workshops and activities throughout the day in the RIBA’s splendid art deco building
  • Booking is required for this event. Please contact the organisers for booking details

Bizzie Bodies' Dragon Boat Float Festival at Bizzie Bodies CIC, London

  • Saturday 9th June 12 to 4pm
  • A digital day celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival through digital Art activities on wheels! Discover the Fab Bus, a London double-decker bus that will welcome you with digital activities including 3D Design, 3D Printing and so much more! 
  • Booking is required for this event.  Please contact the organisers for booking details. FREE Bookings must be made by 8 June

Pop-up Performance: Music for All at Victoria and Albert Museum, London

  • Saturday 9th & Saturday 16th June 11am, 1pm & 3pm
  • Gather inside the wondrous wooden Globe with talented young musician, Luke Saydon, for a fun music-making session inspired by objects in the gallery.
  • Booking is not required for this event
Dates and Prices
  • Saturday 9th - Sunday 17th June 2018
  • Most events are free but advance booking may be necessary
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