Workshops - For Children

Nature Crafts for ages 5–11 yrs *CANCELLED*

Saturday 28 January, 11:30am –12:30pm

Cost £9

*This workshop has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

Why not take some inspiration from the Karl Blossfeldt exhibition and explore nature while learning variety of new art skills. Using paint and paper techniques let Natasha Duddy guide you in the making of several hedgehog art templates. Allow your artistic streak to run wild and see what you can create, from a variety of wall art paintings to greeting cards.

This workshop has been inspired by the Hayward Gallery Touring, Art Forms in Nature Exhibition by Karl Blossfeldt, on show in our galleries.

Funky Flower Head Flower Pot for ages 8–12yrs

Saturday 11 February, 10:30am–12pm

Cost £15

In this one-day workshop with local Ceramic Artist Fiona Shannon you will design, make and decorate your own funky Flower Pot Head using Air dry clay inspired by Hayward Gallery touring exhibition by Karl Blossfeldt. Fiona will help you get creative making funky indoor flowerpots that will brighten up any room. Designed for beginners, this class will be a fun creative environment to get crafty using a range of clay hand building techniques. This workshop is not only fun but improves children’s creative skills, self-expression, confidence and dexterity. You will be able to take your clay Flowerpot at the end of the workshop to paint and varnish. Please bring a box to carry your masterpiece home in.

This workshop has been inspired by the Hayward Gallery Touring, Art Forms in Nature Exhibition by Karl Blossfeldt, on show in our galleries.

World Book Day Storytelling for Tiny Tots ages 2–5 yrs

Saturday 4 March

Session 1: 11:30 – 11:55pm, Session 2: 12pm–12:25pm

Cost £4.50

Join us to celebrate World Book Day with some great tales for little ones with storyteller Kelly Quigley. Kelly brings stories to life for kids through interaction and fun, plus it’s a great way to get your little one interested in books and reading from a young age. A parent or guardian is required to accompany their child for the duration of the storytelling.

Leprechaun Hat for St. Patrick's Day for ages 5–11 yrs

Saturday 11 March, 11:30am–12:30pm

Cost £12

A fun workshop to make your own Leprechaun hat that you can wear this St Patrick's Day. Tuition from Banyan Theatre, lots of colourful materials and plenty of craic!

St Patricks’ Day Crafts for ages 5–11yrs

Saturday 18 March, 11:30am–12:30pm

Cost: £9

You’re going to love these paper plate craft ideas for kids. With the help of a pair of scissors, a glue stick and some paints, let Natasha Duddy inspire you to create some colourful St. Patrick’s Day crafts to add to your home decor. These are inexpensive and easy to adapt to so many different creative ideas. Let your imagination run free.

Creative Kids Activity Pack

Creative Kids Activity Pack!

Get Creative at home and let your imagination loose with our Creative Kids Activity Pack! The pack has been created by different local artists with fun art activities they think you'll enjoy. You can use your activity pack alone or with your family for hours of creative fun. Simply download and print off the pack to get started.

Inside the pack you will find lots of different creative activities including:

  • Scratch Art
  • Funny Eyes Craft
  • Dance and Movement Activity
  • Peg Pals Craft
  • The Emperors New Clothes Colouring-in
  • Create your own Spring Flowers Craft
  • Make your own Shadow Puppets

Thank you to our wonderful artists who created the fab art ideas for the pack including, Natasha Duddy, Karen Torley and Tonya Sheina Batts!

Share your creativity with us and send in pictures of anything you make to and we'll share them on our social media pages!


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