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Pavilion Art Tasters

Bring friends and soak up the atmosphere with drop-in artmaking and drinks in The Colour Palace

Friday 5 July – Line and Form

Join artist Lucy Ribeiro for some mindful drawing at the end of the working week. Explore different kinds of line and form while making a collaborative panoramic drawing inspired by the architecture of the Gallery and Pavilion.

Friday 12 July – Getting to Know You

Join artist Ilga Leimanis for a drawing workshop exploring your identity and those of people around you. Put aside your inhibitions and get to know a stranger while sketching them. By the end of the evening you will have a concertina book full of new faces.

Friday 26 July – Paper Patterns

Reflect on your textile memories with artist Sahra Hersi. Taking inspiration from the Colour Palace’s design, draw or write about your textile memories on a piece of origami paper before transforming it into a patterned butterfly.

Friday 2 August – Colour and Shape

Drop in to a mindful drawing session led by artist Lucy Ribeiro. Taking inspiration from the bright colours and shapes of The Colour Palace, create your own mixed media response to the architecture surrounding you.


Friday 9 August – Craft Couture

Turn yourself into a masterpiece with wearable drawings at this drop in session with artist Ilga Leimanis. Using the colours and shapes of the Pavilion’s design as a starting point, create your own paper accessories to wear. Pavilion crowns, bracelets, belts, necklaces and more encouraged!


Please note the Pavilion is an outdoor space so please dress for the weather and bring something warm to wrap up with.

Event details

Start date
5 July 2019
End date
16 August 2019
Fridays; 5 July–16 August, 6–10pm
Tickets £5