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After School Art Club - May - with Charlotte Hollis

An art club for younger children and their families to explore ideas and artists

Wed 01 May, 16:30 - 17:30

Join us for our monthly after school art club. Each month we will look at the work of a different artist or art technique.


In this session, we will work with artist Charlotte Hollis who will show you how to use historic blackwork embroidery to create simple but striking images. After some practice with a needle and thread, we'll find out what we can create with just straight lines on gingham fabric. Even though it is called 'blackwork' embroidery, Charlotte will encourage you to use all the colours of the rainbow for your picture!


Charlotte has worked in museums and heritage for many years, working with children and their grown ups to discover the creativity of the past. Her artistic practice brings together historic textile techniques with modern imagery, and her work as part of 'an unstitched coif..' project will soon join the Fashion before 1800 collection at the V&A.

Instagram: @anewlystitchedcoif


These fun exploratory and experimental sessions are aimed at children between the ages of 5 - 11yrs (school year 1 to year 6), younger siblings welcome by prior arrangement.

This is a family art workshops and an adult is required to stay with the child throughout the duration of the class.