Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Join us for some creative fun and more this week in Margate

Our series of summer family workshops continue here at Turner Contemporary. This week we explore colour and light with scientists from the University of Kent, where you can build your own spectrascope.

True Colour of Light and Matter
Wed 13 & Thu 14 Aug,
1 - 4pm
Drop in

There's even more creative fun to be had over the summer holidays:

Easy Sundays
Every Sunday, 1 - 4pm
Experiment with colour and make large scale sculptures at our alternating weekend activities Colour Collage and Build and Play.
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
Animate Boogie Woogie
Wed 27 & Thu 28 Aug, 1 - 4pm
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

Sign up for the Art Beat Project's FREE workshops taking place in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate all summer. Activities include dancing, sculpting, digital music and theatre. Whatever you’re interested in, we have something for you, no previous experience or skills are necessary to take part.
If you would like to book a place either email, call 01843 233000, text: 07530 532 615 or via our Facebook page 
Gain an Arts Award for FREE
By taking part in the project you can complete Arts Award for free! Arts Awards inspire young people to grow their arts and leadership talents: it's creative, valuable and accessible. We will be offering the Bronze and Explore Awards.

Elliot Gavin Trio
Wed 13 & Thu 14 Aug
Exhibition & Performance
12pm, 2.30pm & 5pm
The award winning Elliot Galvin Trio in collaboration with film-maker Alex Morley, sculptor Stuart Brough and sound artist Joe Wright present a brand-new, multimedia art installation delving into the memories of Margate residents. 

Alongside this audiences will be treated to an original Dreamland-inspired silent film by Alex Morley accompanied by master improvisers Elliot Galvin on piano, Tom McCredie on bass andSimon Roth on drums. The trio will be performing live in the space as part of the installation.

What a Vintage Carry On
Sat 16 & Sun 17 August

Margate’s vintage fair returns for another fun packed year. Lots of events are taking place at several venues in Margate which will collectively celebrate all things vintage for visitors no matter what age.

Activities include vintage / antiques indoor and outdoor markets, classic cars, double decker bus tours, vintage bakery, children's evacuee tea party and live music & dancing in the street. Event closes with a Vintage Ball and Quiz Night at Morgan's.

Discover your Summer of Colour
eel 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 Colour

That we're a charity. Your generous donation can help us continue our work.


With thanks to Art Beat project supporters:
With thanks to our Summer of Colour supporters:


Family workshops at Turner Contemporary. Photo Jess Limbrick.
Art Beat Project workshops - courtesy of Art Beat project.
Elliot Gavin Trio Album Cover - courtesy Ellito gavin Trio.
What a vintage carry? -  courtesy of the group.

Turner Contemporary
Kent CT9 1HGTel: +44 (0) 1843 233 000Fax: +44 (0)1843 233029
Tuesday to Sunday and
bank holidays 10am - 6pm
(Closed Mondays)
Cafe opening times:
Tuesday to Thursday
10am - 5.30pm
Friday and Saturday
10am -10pm
Sunday including bank holidays 10am - 5.30pm
(Closed Mondays)

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