Green Drops and Moonsquirters: The Utterly Imaginative World of Lauren Child

Illustration by Lauren Child

Utterly brilliant badge making and drawing

Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 30 July – 28 August, 1 – 3pm

Let the children do the unthinkable this summer. Come and draw on the walls in our pop-up room! Make 3D badges together too.

I absolutely MUST do dancing now

Wednesdays 30 July, 6, 13, 20 and 27 August, 1 – 3pm

Let the kids bounce, shimmy and jump around in our dance workshops.

I completely LOVE musical stories

Thursdays 31 July, 7, 14, 21 and 28 August, 1 – 3pm

The whole family can join in with our musical stories.

I do really extremely like sticking things

Fridays 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 August, 1 – 3pm

Help your children colour, stick and draw in their very own hand-made book.

Watch Charlie and Lola with us

Fridays 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 August, 1 – 3pm

Watch episodes from the Charlie and Lola TV series together. Bring a cushion or blanket if you’d like comfy seats at the front!

In association with the Family Friendly Film Festival

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Featured event

Collage, colour, drawing and illustration with Julie Mosley

Sat 12 and Sun 13 July

A two day course for adults exploring the world of book illustration, taking inspiration from the exhibition and working with artist, Julie Mosley, to explore how to use collage and drawing in book illustration.
£30, £25 concessions.

Find out more about the Collage, colour, drawing and illustration event.

For more information and to book, please contact:

Tel: 0161 235 8888

Teachers Pack

The teachers pack includes a host of activities based upon Lauren Child's characters, including storytelling and writing, role play, puppet making and collage.

Download the Teachers Pack  pdf 1.5mb