Open Doors is hosting fun free events to get families creative this Autumn across the District.
Book tickets below for events happening near you:
Join Milly, Open Doors Creative Arts Officer, for a free family Christmas card making workshop.
Make your own fabulously festive Christmas pompom garland to adorn your home this holiday.
12 Days of Christmas
Christmas Carol Trail!
From 12 December come and join in with the festivites at the National Civil War Centre! You will be given a worksheet where you will need to walk around the museum to find all 12 doors, push the big button next to them to see what Christmas Carol our lovely team are singing!
Art Skills Drawing Club
Every third Saturday of the month (until 16th March), 1pm to 3pm
Suitable for beginners and beyond, join Artist in Residence Vanessa Stone to use some of the museum’s objects and Vanessa’s own quirky artefacts as inspiration for creative drawing. All materials provided and booking essential. Age 18+
Vanessa will help you to look at all the different ways a humble pencil can make marks and effects.
Focusing on its use in planning art works, and tricks to apply it to observational drawing.
Discover techniques to create contrast and texture, using wax crayons and masking fluid.
Look at how much gouache and acrylic differ so much and how to use them.
Embracing the fluid qualities of drawing ink.