The Twits in Shoreditch
Exhibition and Art workshops for young people
Anna Boggon, Bridget Crowley, Chris Davies, Ellie Doney, Sarah Hillman, John Holland, Tomaz Kramberger, Miranda Lopatkin, William Mackrell, Wayne Menezes, David Price, Mia Taylor, Kelly Wellman, Isabel Young and participating young artists
For the 2007 Shoreditch Festival Standpoint Gallery will be transformed into a world inspired by Roald Dahl’s book The Twits.
Exhibition open 12 – 6pm
This is an interactive exhibition open to the public, featuring collaborative works by artists and local young people. Come along and see the gallery transform day by day and watch it grow into a unique shared event.
Art activities start 2 – 5pm
There will be free afternoon art activities during the exhibition for anyone aged 6 – 16. Join drop-in art sessions, work with professional artists and make your own artwork. All works will be added to the continually evolving exhibition ‘The Twits in Shoreditch’. Artists will lead a different activity every day, including storytelling, painting, sculpture and printmaking.
Workshop sessions are open from 2 pm until 5 pm and take place in the gallery, parents are welcome to participate. To ensure a place please book in advance or arrive early on the day.
Exhibition party Thursday 16th August from 4 – 7pm
You are invited to the grand exhibition opening party to see the fantastic creations on show and join us for Wormy Spaghetti, Bird Pie and other Twit refreshments, everyone welcome!
Free drop in sessions take place between 2 - 5 pm
Suitable for ages 6 – 16 years, parents are welcome
Friday 10th August Roly Poly birds and mixed media with Ellie Doney
Saturday 11th August Surreal sculpture with John Holland
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Monday 13th August Storytelling with Bridget Crowley
Tuesday 14th August Printing and books with Kelly Wellman
Wednesday 15th August Mixed media beardy bits with Miranda Lopatkin
Thursday 16th August Edible eyes & wormy spaghetti art with Ellie Doney
Friday 17th August Pottery pie and clay pigeons with Sarah Hillman
Saturday 18th August Bristly brush painting with Mia Taylor
Saturday 18th August The Great Art Take-away! On the last day come and collect your artworks and other bits from the show
Please note that some activities might be messy so appropriate clothing is advised.
With thanks to the Roald Dahl Estate
Roald Dahl, The Twits Text copyright © Roald Dahl Nominee Ltd, 1980, all rights reserved
First published by Jonathan Cape Ltd 1980, Published in Puffin Books