Saturday Art Classes for 10-15s

04 Oct 14, 01 Nov 14, 06 Dec 14

10.15am - 11.45am

An inclusive art class held on the first Saturday of every month for 10-15 year olds.

Participants will have the opportunity to work with professional art educators, working in a different medium or with a different technique each month. This group aims to be fully inclusive and anyone with additional needs is welcome.

The classes are £4 per person. Places are limited to 15 places on a first come first served basis. Meet here at the Laing Art Gallery to take part and there is no need to book.

If you would like to have an informal conversation with the tutor before attending then please contact the Laing learning team on learning@laingartgallery.org.uk

Click here for more details about the sessions.

Funded by Arts Connect. 

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A film about Discovery Museum by the Museums and Galleries Disabled Access Group

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Kitty Brightwell, a former plotter in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) during World War II, tells the fascinating history of Newcastle's Secret Bunker. Find out how this RAF Fighter Command Headquarters in Kenton played a hugely significant role in the Battle of Britain. The film can be used alongside a Box of Delight (our free artefact loan service for schools) from Discovery Museum, and ends with Kitty setting a Secret Bunker Challenge to participants using the artefact box.

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