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Our Family Activity Programme





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Craft Club (on-site)

Suitable for children aged 5 – 11 (primary age) 

10.30am – 12.30pm or
1.30pm – 3.30pm  


Workshop ticket £5, additional children £5 each –
please book in advance to avoid disappointment

Book now at Eventbrite here 



A Workshop Ticket allows for 1 child and
up to 2 parents/ guardians to attend a Workshop
(10.30 am – 12.30pm or 1.30pm – 3.30pm). 

To add more children to a Workshop ticket please
use the add on function at the bottom of the registering window. 
Up to 4 children and 2 parents can be in
a 'bubble' for these workshops.


All children must be accompanied by an adult


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Workshop 1: Thursday 12 August 
Put on your hard hats and let’s go
build something incredible!  


Inspired by the gigantic ‘Tipping Point’ sculpture
by John Merrill, to be found outside in our grounds,
why not come along and join the sculptor himself
(and co-artist Ticky) and have a go at making your
very own master piece – which can be as little
or as big as you like.


John & Ticky will be on hand to show you
the ropes with some tips on how to build and fix things
together using John’s off-cuts of wood from the workshop
(plus a few other everyday materials).




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Workshop 2: Thursday 19 August 
Hair-raising clay birds 


Inspired by Liz Ellis’ current exhibition
‘…from a dark place’ you will discover treasure hunting
magpies, vigilant cormorants, crawking crows, gossiping jackdaws
and wise, watchful owls along with the dark tales they uncover,
crossing between real and imagined worlds, times and stories.


Come and join ceramicist Ceri Wright as she reveals
the magic (techniques) for how to create your very own dark
and mythical creature in clay. To finish you’ll mount your
bird/creature clay piece on to drift wood or stone. 






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Summer Special:  
Little Hands / Dwylo Bach
for under 5’s
(on-site) 

Tuesday 24 August 
10.00am – 11.30am


£2.50 per child please book in advance
to avoid disappointment
Book now at Eventbrite here

Gallery takeover for under-fives
and their parents/carers. 


Come and join us for a fun filled morning as we
create environments and activities, inspired by
current exhibitions, which are sensory and playful
for you and your little one to discover and enjoy!


Please Note: All of our activities on-site have been carefully
designed within the Covid-19 Welsh Government Regulations.
Our absolute priority is keeping you and our staff safe.






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August Bank Holiday weekend!

‘Our Landscape’ –
FREE Family Craft Bag 


Available to pick up ONLY on
Friday 27 & Saturday 28 of August* 



Produced by local illustrator David Setter,
this Craft Pack
 provides an environment in which to explore
the past, present and future
 of our beautiful surroundings.
It has been designed for the whole family
 to explore and
to do together, keeping you connected with
CRAFT and our LANDSCAPE.


Each pack contains material
for the following activities; 


Activity 1:
Colouring in sheets – Hours of colouring fun and a
creative way to introduce you to our local wildlife and plants.
 

Activity 2:
Draw and collage with sticky vinyl – plants and
wildlife of the Clwydian Range.


Activity 3:
Mask making kit Woodland animals –  
Fox, Mouse or Rabbit.



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Collect your FREE craft bag from the
gallery reception and get making!

(we have 32 in total) 

*Available to pick up from 11am – 3.30pm
Limited craft packs available whilst stocks last
Suitable for children aged 3+ 



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Safety Advice
All activities are for the parents/guardian’s and
their children to do together – children must not be left unsupervised
with any of these materials and must be supervised at all times. 


Follow our updates on Twitter @Ruthin_Crafts
 


Ruthin Craft Centre 
The Centre for the Applied Arts
Park Road, Ruthin, Denbighshire LL15 1BB 
Tel: +44 (0)1824 704774


Visit our website for exhibition information 
www.ruthincraftcentre.org.uk

Ruthin Craft Centre is revenue funded by Arts Council of Wales
and is part of Denbighshire Leisure Ltd,
a Denbighshire County Council owned company.


All photography courtesy of the artists
 


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