Halloween & Big Draw Come to Towner Art Gallery this October

Posted on 29/09/2015

spooky1Get creative throughout October at Towner as we celebrate Big Draw and the Family Arts Festival.

Draw using all your senses with our free activities for children and families, sign up for a workshop or come to our spooky late opening Hallowe’en event if you dare!

Get ready for Halloween with our artist educator-run workshops, from Spooky Windows (SOLD OUT) with artist Annis Joslin (Wed 28 Oct, ages 5-7) to Haunting Hallowe’en Shadow Show with artist Lindsey Smith (Fri 30 Oct, ages 8-11) – £5 per session, 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm.

On Saturday 31 October, build yourself a scribbling machine and help create a big mechanical drawing with Tech Resort’s free workshop, Build your own scribbling machine from 10.30am-12.30pm  (suitable for 3+years).

You can also bring your kids to a free drop in Drawing in the Dark, from 2-4pm & 5-7pm, which will let you doodle, draw, and paint a picture with light.

halloweenphoto Join us on Halloween for a free entry party Tricks ‘n’ Treats at Towner on Sat 31 October from 5-7pm, where young ghouls and their families can come and play. Come dressed in your spookiest outfit and have a ghostly portrait taken. Go on a torchlight tour of the gallery. Listen to scary tales and lots more! Spooky snacks by Urban Ground. Activities are either free or £1. Buy a set of 5 tokens to spend – only £5 – book online or buy on the night.

Part of Museums at Night.

Every Saturday in October, we’re running free art drop-ins for all ages as part of Big Draw:

Upcoming dates for Tiny Towner Workshops are Thurs 8 Oct, 12 Nov, 10 Dec – only £3 per child, adults free.

And if your little one enjoys visiting Towner, why not consider joining our Tiny Towner Takeover Day on Fri 20 Nov, where  under 5’s can take over and be our boss for the day by trying out our activities and telling us what they think.

Check our website for free family-friendly drop-in workshops throughout the year: townereastbourne.org.uk/events/families-children/

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