Join the Big Draw Party

Join the Big Draw Party - Illustration Nick Sharratt

Sunday 28 September

Join us for the launch of The Big Draw 2014, and help Pip and Squeak throw a surprise party for Wilfred, one of the Museum's shyest residents.

There are lots of fun, creative activities for all the family to enjoy throughout the day:

  • Decorate the galleries with a team of artists led by wonderful illustrator Nick Sharratt.
  • Design great art placemats or a limited edition art print with Marion Deuchars.
  • Meet the creators of Messy Monster from children's magazine OKIDO.
  • Visit the OKIDO Monster Arcade for some whacky party games.
  • Enjoy giant print-making with The Culture Cart.
  • Take part in a sonic treasure hunt with Studio Hato.
  • Make your own diary with The Great Diary Project.
  • Draw in thread with Stitches in Time.
  • Bring your favourite toy to sit for a double portrait by top cartoonist Marf.
  • See performance artist Joshua Knowles lead a pavement art homage to Pip, Squeak and Wilfred and reveal their backstory.
  • At 14.00, hear Dr Irving Finkel, founder of The Great Diary Project, read stories talk from some of the diaries.
  • At 16.30, join in with Wilfred's birthday tea party!

All art materials will be provided free by Big Draw sponsor Faber-Castell.

Free / All ages / Drop in

Two ticket-only talks will also be taking place during the day. Please note tickets for these talks have sold out.

SOLD OUT - 11.30 - Nick Sharratt (Age 6+)

SOLD OUT - 12.15 - Jacqueline Wilson (Age 7+)

Faber Castell        Big Draw     Random House   Laurence King

Official sponsor of The Big Draw

The characters 'Pip, Squeak and Wilfred' are the registered property of The Daily Mirror and are reproduced here with the kind permission MGN Ltd / Mirrorpix




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