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Bow Families Special: print your own seasonal cards and wrapping paper with Rebecca Griffiths

Sunday 10th December 2023 , 11:00am to 4:00pm

Join artist and artist educator Rebecca Griffiths in a seasonal family printmaking session to create seasonal cards and gift paper.

Join us for creative family fun as part of this year’s Bow Road Winter Market! Take a break from the bustling stalls to explore new textures, colours and –just in time for the festive season! Stamp, scratch, be bold with your designs, and take home handcrafted mementos to gift to others.

In this session, families will learn to engrave a simple or complex design onto polystyrene blocks. Using a range of festive coloured inks, brighten your designs and print them onto cards or brown paper. All materials are provided, but families are encouraged to bring old gift paper to upcycle.

This workshop is suitable for 4 to 11-year-olds (and adults too of course). Younger children can create simple placement or repeat prints whilst older children/adults can develop their prints further by rotating and overlaying their designs – making them more dynamic.

Bow Families is a series of free, drop-in family art workshops that take place on the last Sunday of every month in the Bow Arts Courtyard. These sessions are a wonderful opportunity for local families to get creative and try something new! Each session is led by a Bow Arts’ Artist and all materials are provided. 

Free Drop in – all are welcome!

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Bow Arts Trust, 183 Bow Road
London, E3 2SJ United Kingdom
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More about Rebecca Griffiths

Rebecca Griffiths is an artist and educator based in South East London.

She specialises in sculpture and ceramics, using clay to explore themes around industry, design and the environment. Rebecca was recently selected to show work at The British Ceramics Biennial 2023 as part of their headline exhibition AWARD, and has exhibited in galleries including the RA, Flowers gallery and the Royal Society of Sculptors.

Alongside her sculpture practice Rebecca teaches ceramics and runs workshops for all ages that celebrate a playful, inventive and tactile use of materials.

Access information    

The Bow Arts Trust courtyard room has step-free access throughout from street level, including to the accessible toilet, and is service animal friendly. This venue does not have a hearing loop system.  Accessible parking is not available on-site but blue badge parking can be found 500m away on Fairfield Road.    

If you have any questions regarding accessibility at this venue or event, would like to make us aware of any access requirements that you have in advance of visiting, or would like this information in an alternate format including Easy Read, please email nunnery@bowarts.com or call 020 8980 7774 (Ext. 3)    

Access requirements could include things like providing equipment, services or support (e.g. information in Easy Read, speech to text software, additional 1:1 support), adjusting workshop timings (e.g. more break times), adjustments to the event space (e.g. making sure you have a table near the entrance) or anything else you can think of!  

Transport Information    

Opening hours: Mon-Friday, 9am to 5pm    
Address: Bow Arts Trust, 183 Bow Road, London, E3 2SJ    
Nearest station(s): Bow Road (District and Hammersmith and City lines) is a 6-minute walk away, and Bow Church (DLR) is a 3-minute walk away.    
Bus: 205, 25, 425, A8, D8, 108, 276, 488 and 8 all service the surrounding area.    
Bike: Bicycle parking is located at Bow Church Station. The nearest Santander Cycles docking station is at Bow Church Station.