Families at Attenborough

Family workshops

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  • Family Workshops

  • Free Saturday Workshops, 1 – 3pm
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Free, drop-in activities in the galleries. Explore themes, materials and ideas from the exhibition with our friendly learning team. No experience needed.


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  • Stage Combat for Families

  • Wednesday 30 May, 1pm – 3pm
    £5 per person
    For ages 7 – 107! Tutor: Notnow Collective
  • Are you ready?! Challenge your family to a battle and invoke your inner gladiator. Bring your daughter, son, grandchildren, niece or nephews to learn the secrets of professional stage combat together as a family. Grandparents are especially welcome to this workshop filled with fun that you’ll always remember together.
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  • Begin In Theatre

  • Saturday 2 June, 10am – 4pm
    £5 per person. Tutor: Professional artists from Mind the Gap
  • A unique opportunity for people with learning disabilities (14+) to experience theatre as both a performer and an audience member. Led by learning disabled artists from theatre company Mind the Gap, create an original performance and see a professional show. Please note the price listed is for the workshop only and an additional cost may incur to see the theatre show.
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  • Family Adventures in art

  • Drop in Tuesdays, 2pm - 4pm. 17 July - 21 August.
  • £2.50 per session
  • Join us for one of our most popular classes designed for those who wish to find ways into art. Drop in to any Tuesday session ran by a range of guest tutors for a more accessible and flexible approach to learning that suits you. Visual images and objects will be provided to inspire a variety of approaches using all sorts of materials. Open to all levels of experience. Pay as you go or book a number of sessions at once - it's up to you!
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