Day 1: Welcome to Word2016

P1 BeardWednesday 1 June 2016:

Welcome to Word2016 kicking off with:

THE TWITS – 3-3.45pm Central Library

Mr. and Mrs. Twit are ready to welcome you to the magical world of Britain’s favourite children’s author as storyteller John Kirk retells Roald Dahl’s “The Twits” in public libraries this summer. “If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”

Suitable for children and families age 6+.

Warning: this story contains twits being vile to each other. Some children may find these vile things upsetting.

“The Twits” is presented with the kind permission of Casarotto Ramsay and the Roald Dahl estate.


Family Arts Days

Words in Freedom – Wednesday 1 June 11am-2pm Estorick Collection

Play with your senses and respond to paintings in our exhibition Astrazione Oggettiva: The Experience of Colour with sounds and words. Writing and cutting these out you will transform them into hanging mobile poem to take away.

 Colour and Word Tricks – Thursday 2 June 11am-2pm Estorick Collection

Try out the interactive Stroop Effect experiment to see how our brains experience the relationship between colour and words. Explore a variety of optical colour and word tricks and make your own using collage and drawing.

Drop in – no booking required. Free for children accompanied by a paying adult £5, [£3.50 JSA, OAP, Disabled] £2.50 National Art Pass Holders. Suitable for all ages.

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About All Change

All Change is the Creative Producer for Islington's annual WORD Festival. All Change brings artists and communities together to transform lives. We produce original and authentic arts experiences which make connections between people. Based in north London since 1985.
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