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Cultural Quarter Earlies
A whole host of free family activity, monthly, in the Cultural Quarter!

Join us on the second Saturday of the month for free, creative, family activities! No need to book and suitable for ages 4+, our activities run as part of Cultural Quarter Earlies alongside LCB Depot, Phoenix, Studioname and Leicester Print Workshop. Please see individual organisation’s websites for further information about their activities.

Up next: Weather Vision – Saturday 9th February, 12noon – 4pm.
Transform the view from your window by creating your own stained glass inspired winter weather scene.
Note: this workshop is being held in collaboration with Phoenix and will be held at Phoenix.

Arts Award Supporter Venue

Arts Award is a national qualification that supports young people to develop their potential as artists and leaders, inspiring them to engage with creative activity and the wider creative landscape, all whilst gaining experience and knowledge to support their progression in education and employment.

If you are a school or college in Leicestershire delivering Arts Award, as an Arts Award Supporter Venue we are able to provide free practical support for Discover, Explore, Bronze, Silver and Gold level, including delivering workshops and activities relating to a particular module. Visits to our exhibitions can be self led or facilitated by our Learning team. For further information and to arrange a visit please contact Abi Morris, info@2queens.com.

Bronze Arts Award Summer School! FREE!

We are looking for 10 young people aged 12-16 to take part in our first ever Arts Award Summer School! You’ll have the opportunity to meet other young people, take part in creative activities and learn new skills, meet creative professionals and explore galleries and exhibitions. At the end of the week your portfolio of activity will be submitted to Arts Award for moderation for the Bronze level award.

The Summer School runs from Monday 12th to Friday 16th August, daily 10am – 4pm. Taking part in the Summer School is completely free. Lunch is provided, along with all materials and trips to galleries and exhibitions.

To register your interest please email (or ask your parent or guardian to email) Abi Morris, info@2queens.com with your name and age, and we’ll get back to you.

If you would like further information on Arts Award in the East Midlands can be found via the Arts Council England Bridge organisation The Mighty Creatives.

Group Visits – Schools and Colleges

Our newly launched programme of Learning and Development activity means we are now able to offer more group visits and workshops for students which are facilitated by our experienced Learning Team. We can also deliver outreach sessions, bringing a workshop to your school or college for classes of up to 35 students.

We use practical activities to explore the themes and disciplines in the exhibitions in a creative and stimulating way. We are open to devising and delivering group visits that are related to your particular area and level of study, as well as supporting cross-curricular learning which develops communication skills, confidence and critical thinking.

This activity is funded by Leicester City Council and Arts Council England, so we are able to offer group visits free of charge, and all materials are provided by us.

To enquire about a visit please email Abi Morris, Learning Co-ordinator, via info@2queens.com