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FREE Half Term Drop-In Activities

As part of their RE-HOME exhibition, the King’s Lynn Arts Centre in partnership with Freebridge Community Housing, Lynn Museum & the Vancouver Quarter are offering FREE associated workshops throughout the town during half-term (Saturday 11 – Saturday 18 February).

Taking place in The King’s Lynn Arts Centre’s Shakespeare Barn Gallery, Lynn Museum, Lynn Bus Station and a shop unit on Broad Street, a wealth of exciting arts activities and workshops are available for both children and adults to participate in.

Saturday 11 February
ART TREASURE HUNT (at The King’s Lynn Arts Centre)
Join David Kefford in an artist led treasure trail linking all 3 Re-Home sites, starting at the King’s Lynn Arts Centre and moving onto the King’s Lynn Museum and 149 Hillington Square, plus spaces and places in between.
Trail 1 10am –11.30am
Trail 2 1pm– 2.30pm
Maximum 20 participants – these places must be booked in advance.
Call Kings Lynn Arts Centre for further information 01553 779095

Monday 13 February
BOOK MAKING (at The King’s Lynn Arts Centre)
A drop in workshop with artist Diana Stickley introducing you to some simple techniques for making your own small hand-made books. Suitable for all ages.
10am – 3pm (Allow an hour to get the most out of the workshop) – no need to book, just drop by!

Monday 13 February
VALENTINES CRAFT ACTIVITIES (at E10 Broad Street– next to Peacocks)
A variety of crafty activities are on offer:
On Monday, get into the Valentines day mood with Cards, Heart Brooches, and Paper Roses, Origami (planes & animals), Badges.Activities suited for 7- 14 year olds – no unaccompanied children
10am – 3pm – no need to book, just drop by!

Tuesday 14 February
LANTERN MAKING (at Lynn Museum)
Join artist Emmie Newling in a drop-in workshop to create your own unique lantern to light your way home. Museum staff will be on hand to explore ‘Lighting through the Ages’. Join a lantern parade at 3pm from the Museum to the Arts Centre.
10am – 3pm – no need to book, just drop by!

FRIDAY 17th February
1960s CRAFT ACTIVITIES (at E10 Broad Street– next to Peacocks)
Step back to the 1960s with a range of retro themed items to make including phone cases, Alice bands, badges and Thunderbirds style rocket.
Activities suited for 7- 14 year olds – no unaccompanied children
10am – 3pm – no need to book, just drop by!

Friday 17 February
ZOETROPES (at The King’s Lynn Arts Centre)
Join artist Ben Stewart in a drop in workshop that shows you how to bring images to life by creating simple low tech moving pictures.
10am – 3pm – no need to book, just drop by!

Saturday 18 February
HARD PRESSED (at Lynn Museum and Lynn Bus Station)
A marathon of public ironing in the bus station and elsewhere by artists Richard Layzell and Linda Theophilus. Museum Staff will be on hand at the museum to let you experience a Victorian washday.
10am – 3pm – no need to book, just drop by!

The RE-HOME exhibitions are at three local sites – The King’s Lynn Arts Centre, Lynn Museum and 149 Hillington Square and continue until 10 March 2012.

 

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