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Paper making and the natural environment (Bow Arts Teacher CPD)

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Opening Hours: 
Bow Arts Trust 181 Bow Road, London E3 2SJ

Learn how to repurpose and make new paper from recycled and waste papers in the classroom.

Artist and educator Bruce Ingram will lead participants through a step-by-step, hands-on demonstration of the making progress, including how to make and use seed paper and natural dyes.
The workshop will focus on the environmental and ecological potential of paper, and explore themes of sustainability, the environment and growing and regeneration.
Participants will have the opportunity to join in and experiment with each step of the process.


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Re-make/Re-cycle is miniseries of practical art CPD workshops for teachers that will equip participants with practical art skills for immediate application in the classroom, while aiming to reshape attitudes to what it means to work with art materials sustainably.
The techniques explored in each workshop make use of inexpensive, easy-to-find art materials, and aim to answer the question ‘how can consumables become reusables?’
The workshops are aimed predominantly but not exclusively at primary school level.
A 15% discount applies when purchasing tickets to all three workshops. Please enquire with us about discount codes.


Access Information 

The Bow Arts 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.
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, please email or call 020 8980 7774 (Ext. 2) 

Travel Information 

Address: Nunnery Cafe, 181 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.