Week ending 24 & 25 October

London-Leaves“The Big Draw” at London International Gallery of Children’s Art

  • October 20 from 3-5pm
  • Based on our latest exhibition, “Far from Homeland, Refugee Children’s Art from Around the World,” we would like to explore the concept of home and how this is familiar to children. With adjoining pieces of paper, children will use pencil, charcoal and chalk to create a large scale neighbourhood.
  • Geared for London children, this event is free.
  • Waterlow Park Centre, Dartmouth Park Hill, London, Camden N19 5JF. Tel: 07715 122 194


Affordable Art Fair

  • Thursday 22 – Sunday 25 October
  • Battersea Park
  • The Affordable Art Fair  is the place to discover and buy paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and original prints – all priced between £50 and £3,000. 
  • Book your tickets 


Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October


MetM_Handas_Hen“Handa’s Surprise” at Walthamstow Library

  • October 24 10am-4pm, Storytime at 10:30
  • Come and help us create a scene from this favourite childrens book. No need to book, just drop in and join in the fun.
  • There is no admission charge.
  • High St, Walthamstow, Waltham Forest E17 7JN. Tel: 02084965133


Play! The Big Draw at the Arts Depot

  • Sunday 25th October 2009 from 11.00 17:00
  • We’ll be creating giant sized artwork in our gallery space, sketching portraits, drawing on faces and giving art a competitive edge as we take drawing games to the next level.
  • ArtsDepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, N12 0GA
  • Contact the Box Office on020 8369 5455 or info@artsdepot.co.uk


OlW frontOne Little Word at the Arts Depot

  • Sunday 25 October 2009 at 12.00 and 15.00
  • Meet two characters who play together – exploring a new space, new objects, dressing up and taking turns – but struggles arise when one of them wants to be the ONLY Captain of the ship! One Little Word is a gentle story of friendship, power struggles and the rich world of creative play. A beautifully crafted and sensitive new production contains only ONE spoken word.
  • ArtsDepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, N12 0GA
  • Contact the Box Office on020 8369 5455 or info@artsdepot.co.uk


“My Music Family Day (Black History Month) at Sutton House, National Trust

  • October 25 from 12-16.00
  • Play Steelpans and Tabulas! Dance with FREE Caribbean and Indian dance classes!! Discover the incredible history of Steelpans and the Tubula. Caputre your feelings about the music, rythmn and moves in drawing workshop. Music from ‘Tropical Heatwaves’ Geddes Yates and Yousuf Ali Khan. Part of the October Learning Revolution.
  • This event is suitable for all ages.
  • The event is free
  • 2-4 Homerton High Street, Hackney, London, Hackney E9 6JQ Tel: 020 8986 2264


Week of 24 – 31 October

See our Half Term and Halloween Listings (Coming soon!)


Independent Schools Show

  • Friday 30th October 10am – 6pm Saturday 31st October 10am – 5pm
  • The crèche is free, open during show opening hours and no pre booking is necessary. Children between 3- 6 years old are welcome. Children can be left at the crèche for 1 hour. Spaces are available on a first come first served basis.
  • Tickets are free and are available at http://www.schoolsshow.co.uk/tickets/index.php

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