Family Workshop: Mindful Breathing with Jayne Wilton

In this workshop, developed by the Anaesthesia Heritage Centre and artist Jayne Wilton, you will learn how to make your own breath visible using the print making technique of rubbing and using bubbles tinted with inks. Jayne will also guide you through some mindful breathing processes and explore the expressive qualities of breath.

No previous experience or knowledge needed to take part!  This activity is suitable for families and children aged 5+

This event is Pay What You Can, choose from either £5 or £2 tickets. Please only purchase tickets for participants. Adult supervision is required.

Free tickets are available to people experiencing economic difficulty. If you would like to claim a free ticket, please email us at

This workshop is part of the event programme for The Glass Heart: Art, Industry & Collaboration. The full programme can be found here.

To plan your visit please see the Visit Us page.

About the artist

Jayne Wilton is a visual artist who explores the breath as a unit of exchange between people and their environments. Her practice uses darkroom processes with drawing, photography, video and sound to capture the usually invisible trace of breath as it moves across a surface.

Jayne graduated with an MA from The Slade School of Fine Art in 2010. She has collaborated with organisations such as Brunel University, The Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital NHS Foundation, The Lancet, The Life of Breath Project, and The Association of Anaesthetists.


*Please note that we are a small organisation, if you want to cancel your ticket within 1 week of the event, we can’t offer a refund but will try to transfer your ticket to a similar event in the future. If cancelling 48 hours before the event, we are unable to offer a refund or transfer your ticket. If you request a refund at any time, you will be charged £1.55 by Eventbrite.

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