Family workshop: Drawn to Jazz: Half-Term Activities

Drawn to Jazz

Introducing younger ears to the world of jazz and illustration, ‘Drawn to Jazz’ is aimed at children of all ages and their families to enjoy. A fun-packed creative workshop with award winning illustrator and educator Merlin Strangeway. Highly participatory session for children and accompanying parents and carers. Participants will explore the art of drawing to jazz – illustrating music and movement, call and response image making, along with fun ideas for adults to take away and draw with their children at home!

£5 per child, accompanying adult goes free.

‘Such a talented illustrator – and brilliant with the children! Thank you!’

‘It was thrilling, surprising and fascinating to see how enthusiastic and engaged our daughters were. It has been a wonderful way to spend the afternoon together as a family.’

About the tutor

Merlin is an award winning Illustrator and Educator, with a passion for using art as a tool to delineate and delight. She has taught over 10,000 students in the last ten years and is currently completing a Medical Art Postgraduate with the Medical Art Education Trust. She is the recipient of the Barber’s Company Award 2016-2017 and 2017-2018, and the Ronald Raven Award (travelling scholarship within the field of Medical Art) 2017-2018. Selection of previous clients include: Tate Modern, British Library, The Design Museum, Hampton Court Palace, The Tower of London, Time Out, John Lewis and Latitude Festival.

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