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Tuesday, 5 August 2014
Join our free Family Fun in Ramsgate's Ellington Park as part of National Play Day this Wednesday
This week there are lots of creative activities for you to enjoy in and around the gallery. Make large scale sculptures inspired by artist Spencer Finch at our Build and Play workshop atNational Play DayEllington Park, Ramsgate.
There is also a mobile farm experience, face painting, kid's assault course and demonstrations from community groups from across Thanet. Come and join in the fun.
National Play Day
Ellington Park, Ramsgate
Wed 6 Aug
10am - 2pm
Summer family workshops at
Every Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday 1 - 4pm, drop in at Turner Contemporary
Every Sunday, 1 - 4pm
Experiment with colour and make large scale sculptures at our alternating weekend activitiesColour Collage and Build and Play.
Build and Print
Wed 6 & Thu 7 Aug, 1 - 4pm Use print to build colourful compositions and patterns inspired by Margate and Mondrian with artist Emrys Plant.
True Colour of Light and Matter Wed 13 & Thu 14 Aug, 1 - 4pm
Explore colour and light with scientists from theUniversity of Kent and build your own spectrascope.
Blank Canvas, Wed 20 & Thu 21 Aug, 1 - 4pm
Our intergenerational community ask you to choose a colour, reflect on it... and create your own pair of spectacles! You will then be able to experience Margate in alTURNERnative colours. With artist Lucy Steggals.
Colour Catwalk, Sun 24 Aug, 1 - 4pm
Make your own ready-to-wear pieces with jewellery designer Tatty Divine, milliner Jordan Gene Bowen, wool artist Dan Chilcott and fashion designers Luca Marchetto and Julian J Smith.
The artist Mondrian loved Disney films, and at this workshop you can try your hand at making your own animation with artist Reza Ben Gajra.
All workshops £3.50 per child, free for adults, under 3s and CT9 postcode residents
To mark the centenary of the First World War we're taking part in LIGHTS OUT@1418nowat 10pm tonight. Jeremy Deller, who's exhibiting at Turner Contemporary this autumn, has created a new digital artwork specially for LIGHTS OUT. Join the commemoration -#lightsout
Discover your Summer of Colour Feel the joy of being by the sea in a colourful explosion of dance, performance, theatre, art and activity in Margate and the surrounding area of Thanet, inspired by the artist Piet Mondrian.
Every week, experience something colourful, new and exciting.
Take a look at our dedicated website for all the events and share your Summer of Colouratsummerofcolour.org.