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July 2021

Alice Illustrated

in association with Depot

Sat 17 July - Sun 18 July
Depot, Pinwell Rd
Lewes, BN7 2JS
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“Curiouser and curiouser!” Alice Illustrated is a weekend of events inspired by John Vernon Lord’s illustrations of Alice in Wonderland, in collaboration with Depot Cinema, Lewes. “We’re all mad here.” Join us and our friends at Depot in Lewes for two of days of fun, surreal and sometimes mind-bending events, activities and screenings. Children will love the Mad Hatter tea party and hat parade. See Alice-themed work from local artists exhibited in our Studio, and dive deep down the rabbit…

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Crafternoon

Free, but booking is required

Thu 29 July
2:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft
Free

A friendly, informal once a month get together for adults. Bring your knitting, cross-stitch or whatever you might be crafting and enjoy working in an inspiring environment with friendly folk, while you enjoy free tea and biscuits.

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August 2021

Urban Art/Graffiti Lettering *SOLD OUT*

with Tom Goulden

Wed 4 August
11:00 am
- 3:00 pm
Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft

7-11 year olds £22.50 inc. materials (please bring a packed lunch) Come and work alongside Tom Goulden a graffiti artist with over 20 years experience to create a bespoke graffiti tag. Explore some simple spray techniques and lettering styles in the morning and then hone those skills with Toms support to create a finished graffiti lettering spray and paint pen canvass to take home.  

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Lucille Junkere Talk: Indigo – The Deep Dark Blues (online)

Thu 5 August
7:30 pm
- 8:30 pm
Online
£8

Lucille will present her latest research focusing on the legacy of colonialism in African Caribbean indigo history exploring the idea of reconnections.

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Storytime with Jane Hissey

Sun 8 August
Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft

11am - 11:30am and 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm FREE (museum entrance fee applies, booking essential) Jane will introduce you to some of the beloved characters from her books before reading some stories of their adventures. This event will take place in our garden. Please note you will need to book a ticket for each person in your group including all children.  

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Design a Manga Style Character with Chie Kutsuwada

with Chie Kutsuwada

Wed 11 August
11:00 am
- 3:00 pm
Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft

9-11 year olds £22.50 inc. materials (please bring a packed lunch) This workshop starts with learning about what manga is, then participants learn some basics of how to draw manga style figures. We also explore how to design manga style characters inspired from some classics, such as Alice in Wonderland which John Vernon Lord illustrated and can be seen in the museum. Chie is UK based Japanese manga creator and illustrator. After graduating from Royal College of Art, London, she’s been…

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BIG DRAW: Taking a Line for a Walk – An Abstract Illustration Workshop

with illustrator Jill Carpin

Sun 15 August
11:00 am
- 4:30 pm
Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft
£15

Using traditional artist techniques you will let your imagination wander into fantastical places and translate them onto paper. 

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Horrible Science Cartoon Illustration *SOLD OUT*

with author/illustrator Tony De Saulles

Wed 18 August
11:00 am
- 3:00 pm
Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft

£22.50 inc. materials (please bring a packed lunch) 7 - 11 years Join Tony De Saulles for a thoroughly horrible time…draw with Tony and learn top cartooning tips + stacks of facts from the best-selling, award winning Horrible Science series now celebrating its 25th year. As well producing mini masterpieces of your own, you can chat, ask questions and return home with a headful of creative ideas. Tony writes and illustrates children’s books. His creative background is in design and…

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Natural Dye Demonstrations & Workshops

Sun 22 August
11:00 am
- 4:00 pm
Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft

This is a free drop-in event but numbers will be limited so you may have to wait for entrance to the event. Join artists and makers who have graduated from the museum’s natural dyeing course in a lively day of workshops and demonstrations in natural dyeing. Expect spinning demonstrations, paper craft activities, solar dyeing, weaving demonstrations and hapazome. The activities will be a mixture of free and paid for.

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Illustrating a Giant Picnic

with Claire Burns from Virtual Museum Club

Wed 25 August
11:00 am
- 3:00 pm
Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft

£22.50 inc. materials (please bring a packed lunch) 7 - 11 years In this workshop inspired by John Vernon Lord’s book The Giant Jam Sandwich, we will create fun illustrations that tell a story of a giant picnic. We will have a good look at all the illustrations in the museum’s exhibition for inspiration before trying different activities and drawing techniques to warm up the imagination and explore a range of mixed media, including collage, inks, paint and pastels. Since…

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Crafternoon

Free, but booking is required

Thu 26 August
2:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft
Free

A friendly, informal once a month get together for adults. Bring your knitting, cross-stitch or whatever you might be crafting and enjoy working in an inspiring environment with friendly folk, while you enjoy free tea and biscuits.

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September 2021

Book Cover Design Masterclass

with David Pearson

Sat 18 September - Sun 19 September
£150

£150 inc. all materials & lunch 10.30am - 4.30pm both days Join David for this two-day masterclass in which you will produce your own book covers, from initial roughs through to finished 3D mockups (and everything in-between). Materials will be supplied but attendees are encouraged to bring along their own art materials and/or a laptop computer (although neither is essential). David Pearson is an award-winning book designer with 20 years of publishing industry experience. David has been listed as one…

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