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Holiday activities and food - arts and culture

Arts and culture 

We’re planning a jam-packed 'In the Mix' programme in Sandwell this summer.

'In the Mix' combines art and food to encourage the children and young people of Sandwell to take a new approach to exploring healthy eating. 

This series of real-life workshops and online sessions for children and young people will feature workshops, play schemes, skate jams, art packs, fashion camps and virtual video sessions across a range of art-forms including; illustration, dance, craft, storytelling, journaling, writing, poetry, visual arts, circus skills, music, song writing, drama and live music. 

Please check out the listings below for all our workshops, summer camps and play schemes and check out the website for drop-in sessions online. 

Family Recipes and Zine Workshop 
Date: Tuesday 24 August 2021 
Location: Lodge Road Community Centre, Lodge Rd, West Bromwich B70 8PJ 
No of participants: 12 

Visual artist Navi Kaur will work with young people aged 12-16 to explore family recipes through photography, collage and text to make a zine. 
Lunch provided. 
Book online here.

Pick up a free art activity pack! 
Date and time: 19 August 2021, 11am - 1pm 
Location: West Bromwich Outdoor Market Place 
No of participants: 30 

Collect a free art activity for ages 5 to 13 provided by Multistory to explore the market and all the amazing food that it has to offer. 
Snacks provided. 

Fashion Summer Camp with Complex Simplicity 
Date and time: 3-6th August / 10.30am-3.30pm 
Location: Cradley Heath Community Centre, Rowley Regis 
No of participants: 20 
Aimed at ages 8-16yrs 

Complex Simplicity is back for a four-day Fashion Summer Camp inspired by the popular American television show ‘Project Runway’ but with a foodie twist - we’ll be using readily available items of food that can be used creatively to create quick, simple yet effective 'fashion illustrations'. Working alongside a qualified fashion designer to inform, inspire and motivate you to learn the skills and techniques to create 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional creative work for your debut collection. 

Perfect for art, design and fashion enthusiasts but no prior experience necessary. 
Book online here.

Check out our events for summer