Saturday 17 June:
11am-1pm & 2-4pm – Someone Special – at Finsbury Park Trust 225-229 Seven Sisters Road N4 2DA Join local author, illustrator and paper engineer John O’Leary, and artist Irma Irsara for a hands-on family event that combines pop-up design, illustration and wordplay. Make your very own pop-up creations on the theme of ‘Someone Special’. Learn basic mechanisms and how to develop them into more complex designs, all in easy-to-follow steps. The workshops are free and all materials are supplied – just bring your creativity! Suitable for children 5 and upwards along with parents and carers.
1-5pm: Book Cover Design Adult Masterclass @ House of Illustration Learn how to create a dynamic book cover layout using paper cutting and other illustration techniques. £35 full price £30 concession
2-5pm Spoken Word, Mental Health & Activism for SLAMbassadors @ WORD – The Poetry Society cafe Join us for an afternoon discussing how poetry can bring about positive change in self-care practice and political strategizing. Our panel of performers and poets, including Hussain Manawer, Deanna Rodger & Cecilia Knapp will be talking ‘Spoken Word, Mental Health & Activism’. This event will be chaired by Nazmia Jamal.