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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

SUNDAY CLOSED ------------------------------------------------------------------

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


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