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Lantern making FREE days

Be part of the big community art installation in the Gardens this year.

Light up Christmas with stars and planets that you have made!

Volunteers from Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens are working with partners across the community, including ‘Arts in the Yard’ in Stechford, Yardley and Hobmoor as well as local schools and families to make a Super Star Studded Lantern Lit Garden event this Christmas.

Opportunities to get involved:

Free Lantern Making days
Friday 16th November, Saturday 17th November
Friday 23rd November and Saturday 24th November

Come along, learn how to make the stars for a couple of hours or all day. Training and guidance given, work on your own or with others, on individual or ‘group’ stars. Entry for makers is free on these days.
Your work will be part of the display in the Gardens until the end of December.

Making the stars is quite easy. It takes a little bit of dexterity. Young children may need a little help from their grown ups. But all age groups are welcome.
A reward for your work will be a discounted entry or free cafe voucher to be used on the Xmas event days.

 

Group or School Stars

There is a limited opportunity in November for school classes or scout/guide troops to work with artist Sophie Handy to make a special Star display.

Your class can work with Sophie for a day, at school or in the Gardens, to make a whole display for the Gardens – Your groups name will appear on that star in the Gardens.

Contact the Gardens for available dates and costs.

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Lantern making FREE days

Be part of the big community art installation in the Gardens this year.

Light up Christmas with stars and planets that you have made!

Volunteers from Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens are working with partners across the community, including ‘Arts in the Yard’ in Stechford, Yardley and Hobmoor as well as local schools and families to make a Super Star Studded Lantern Lit Garden event this Christmas.

Opportunities to get involved:

Free Lantern Making days
Friday 16th November, Saturday 17th November
Friday 23rd November and Saturday 24th November

Come along, learn how to make the stars for a couple of hours or all day. Training and guidance given, work on your own or with others, on individual or ‘group’ stars. Entry for makers is free on these days.
Your work will be part of the display in the Gardens until the end of December.

Making the stars is quite easy. It takes a little bit of dexterity. Young children may need a little help from their grown ups. But all age groups are welcome.
A reward for your work will be a discounted entry or free cafe voucher to be used on the Xmas event days.

 

Group or School Stars

There is a limited opportunity in November for school classes or scout/guide troops to work with artist Sophie Handy to make a special Star display.

Your class can work with Sophie for a day, at school or in the Gardens, to make a whole display for the Gardens – Your groups name will appear on that star in the Gardens.

Contact the Gardens for available dates and costs.

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Lantern making FREE days

Be part of the big community art installation in the Gardens this year.

Light up Christmas with stars and planets that you have made!

Volunteers from Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens are working with partners across the community, including ‘Arts in the Yard’ in Stechford, Yardley and Hobmoor as well as local schools and families to make a Super Star Studded Lantern Lit Garden event this Christmas.

Opportunities to get involved:

Free Lantern Making days
Friday 16th November, Saturday 17th November
Friday 23rd November and Saturday 24th November

Come along, learn how to make the stars for a couple of hours or all day. Training and guidance given, work on your own or with others, on individual or ‘group’ stars. Entry for makers is free on these days.
Your work will be part of the display in the Gardens until the end of December.

Making the stars is quite easy. It takes a little bit of dexterity. Young children may need a little help from their grown ups. But all age groups are welcome.
A reward for your work will be a discounted entry or free cafe voucher to be used on the Xmas event days.

 

Group or School Stars

There is a limited opportunity in November for school classes or scout/guide troops to work with artist Sophie Handy to make a special Star display.

Your class can work with Sophie for a day, at school or in the Gardens, to make a whole display for the Gardens – Your groups name will appear on that star in the Gardens.

Contact the Gardens for available dates and costs.

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Lantern making FREE days

Be part of the big community art installation in the Gardens this year.

Light up Christmas with stars and planets that you have made!

Volunteers from Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens are working with partners across the community, including ‘Arts in the Yard’ in Stechford, Yardley and Hobmoor as well as local schools and families to make a Super Star Studded Lantern Lit Garden event this Christmas.

Opportunities to get involved:

Free Lantern Making days
Friday 16th November, Saturday 17th November
Friday 23rd November and Saturday 24th November

Come along, learn how to make the stars for a couple of hours or all day. Training and guidance given, work on your own or with others, on individual or ‘group’ stars. Entry for makers is free on these days.
Your work will be part of the display in the Gardens until the end of December.

Making the stars is quite easy. It takes a little bit of dexterity. Young children may need a little help from their grown ups. But all age groups are welcome.
A reward for your work will be a discounted entry or free cafe voucher to be used on the Xmas event days.

 

Group or School Stars

There is a limited opportunity in November for school classes or scout/guide troops to work with artist Sophie Handy to make a special Star display.

Your class can work with Sophie for a day, at school or in the Gardens, to make a whole display for the Gardens – Your groups name will appear on that star in the Gardens.

Contact the Gardens for available dates and costs.

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Land Art Festival Day – public drop-in and create.

Join internationally acclaimed Environmental Land Artists Richard Shilling and Julia Brooklyn, making art for fun.

Land Art combines creativity, team work, quiet contemplation, running around in the open air, discovering the seasons, looking, making, patterns, counting, measuring , colour ……fun.

Our autumn environmental land art festival uses found and natural objects to make temporary art works together. Join us.

Saturday is the 3rd day Richard and Julia will be working with us  (schools and young people will have the benefit on Thursday and Friday)

Drop in for half an hour or all day and enjoy to space, make, look or just breathe in the air.

Normal Garden entry prices. Free for Family Activities Annual Pass holders

Please note – these are outdoor sessions – come dressed appropriately.

 

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Land Art Festival days for schools and the public

Richard Shilling – acclaimed environmental Land Artist – will make a welcome return to our green and pleasant land in October.

He and his partner Julia Brooklyn, who specialises in working with children, have agreed to run some special days for schools on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th October.

Using natural materials and responding to the environment the class workshops will release individual and group creativity this Autumn.

Half days or whole school length days are available to book. We welcome schools of any kind and

groups of home educated children to book places.

Suitable for all ages and abilities
£5 per child (group prices by negotiation), ring 0121 749 4100 or email to book

 

Julia and Richard have agreed to stay over until Saturday and to continue the Festival feel of their artist residency on Saturday 27th October.  The Land Art Fesitval day will be a drop in anytime, join in and make art together type event. Let our garden inspire you to explore shapes and places together

Normal Garden Entry fees apply (TBC)

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