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Dada, Surrealism and Aideen Barry: Write and Make

Join writer Jo Manby for a creative workshop exploring the themes of for she is always creeping by Aideen Barry.

The day will begin with a guided tour of Aideen Barry’s exhibition, thinking about how and why Barry uses the surreal in her art. 

This will be followed by a workshop using a selection of objects from The Whitaker museum collection using the Aideen Barry exhibition and the museum objects to gather inspiration for creative possibilities in writing and drawing - ending up with a collage of drawings and Surrealist/Dadaist slogans to take home. 

This workshop is suitable for creative people of all abilities. All materials will be provided.
  • Dates
    Saturday 24th September 2022
    11:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Tickets

    £20 per ticket

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Additional notes:

  • Recommended age group is for guidance only if you have any questions on suitability please speak to one of our team members or email learning@thewhitaker.org
  • All activities are fully inclusive, please contact our team on learning@thewhitaker.org if you have any specific questions on accessibility
  • Unless otherwise stated, for family workshops you only need to book a ticket for each child attending. Accompanying adult is free
  • Activities can be booked via our website or by visiting our Welcome Desk
  • Whilst some activities are offered free due to our current funding from ACE and HLF, we have introduced ‘pay what you can’ for some events with a suggested donation. We appreciate donations to ensure we can keep activities running in the future
  • Our events cancellation policy can be accessed here.

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