Paper cuts
Paper cuts

'Shipley Lates' and family fun events ran alongside the V& A's 'Out of the Ordinary' exhibition. Folded and cut tissue paper garlands.

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Geffrye Museum
Geffrye Museum

My costumes travelled to Hackney for a family fun day of dressing up.

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Cuddly couture
Cuddly couture

This has been really popular kids workshop. I have run similar sessions at Stephenson railway museum and the Shipley Art Gallery.

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Mono printing
Mono printing

I have taught art and design for 25 years in FE and to adults at various levels. I now run small workshops in my 'Backyard Art School' from my studio in Whitley Bay. Email to be added to my mailing list for more info.

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Lighting up the gallery
Lighting up the gallery

Family fun day Inspired by the galleries collection. Children made lanterns from laminated tissue, cut and shaped and then lit and displayed.

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Bird workshop
Bird workshop

These were some of the birds made when I worked with a group of older people in Benwell at the lovely St James' church. Creating Spring bird decorations.

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Chairs for bears
Chairs for bears

Family fun day inspired by an exhibition of furniture and interior spaces. Children created extraordinary chairs, sofas, thrones and swings for their furry friends.

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Cheshire cat smiles
Cheshire cat smiles

'Shipley Lates' had a Mad Hatters tea party with lots of activities, I made the props and ran craft workshops at the event.

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Needle felting
Needle felting

I have taught art and design for 25 years in FE and to adults at various levels. I now run small workshops in my 'Backyard Art School' from my studio in Whitley Bay. Email to be added to my mailing list for more info.

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Money boxes
Money boxes

This was one of around 40 money boxes made with me by kids at a fun day at Arbeia Roman Fort.

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Gateshead garden festival
Gateshead garden festival

Craft event at Gateshead garden festival. Flowers, plants and insects were created and added to a blooming flower show.

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Sky scrapers
Sky scrapers

Gallery family fun days. A kids workshop with boxes, card, scissors, lots of sticky tape and images of buildings and bits of buildings. The Shipley was filled with a fabulous if rather precarious city.

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