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Unlimited Minds Drawing Event on Behalf of Manchester Central Library

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Many, many children came to Heaton Park on Saturday to design postcards to celebrate the reopening of Manchester’s Central library.  Heaton Park, on behalf of Manchester City Council, approached us to host the drawing competition which saw children creating commemorative postcards. When King George V opened the library in 1934 every child received a commemorative handkerchief which was the inspiration …

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Unlimited Minds Charity Event

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Bring your children along to the event sponsored by Derwent and hosted by our charity on behalf of Manchester City Council.  It is a competition to commemorate the re opening of Central Library and the winning postcards will be printed and distributed to children across Manchester. The competition is open to children from 4-18 years of age.  Please contact me …

Day 143 – Being Published, Manchester Museum, The Vivarium and a T-Rex

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Our day has been wonderful.  We had a family day trip to Manchester Museum followed by a lovely meal in a local restaurant. On top of all this loveliness we also discovered that our ‘Big Draw Workshop’ has been covered in this week’s edition of a local newspaper.  We are delighted that the story has been given half a page …

Pencil Predictions Workshop – The Big Draw Event.

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Our Big Draw Event happened on Saturday 2nd November at Heaton Park in Manchester. We spent the early morning preparing the venue for the workshop. Paul and I hung paper along one of the large walls, set up the 3D landscapes, set up the signing in desk and finished our large signs which would guide visitors to the correct location. …

Art & Drawing Fun this Saturday – Pencil Predictions

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The time is upon us… We’ve got rolls of paper… We’ve got  pencils, pastels, charcoals and more wonderful drawing implements provided largely by the absolutely wonderful and supportive DERWENT. We’ve got a lovely large room in Heaton Park farm centre, so feel free to drop in or drop out with the kids anytime between 12-4 pm to have fun drawing …

Day 113 – Global Cardboard Challenge Held At Heaton Park – Caine’sArcade

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On Saturday we participated in a worldwide event inspired by Caine’s Arcade. The Imagination Foundation was set up as a result of the huge amount of attention the short film about Caine’s Arcade received from parents, educators and children. Their goal is to help foster creativity in children to raise the next generation of problem solvers and innovators. The following …