‘Be a Craftivist – Discover the world of gentle protest’
If we want a world that is beautiful, kind and fair, shouldn’t our activism be beautiful, kind and fair?
Inspired by Vote 100, the Craftivism Collective and the great achievements highlighted in our ‘Celebrating Women of Bedfordshire’ exhibition, this Easter’s activities will show all participants how to raise awareness or protest in a crafty way.
Workshops last an hour and start at 10:30am and 11:30am
£2.70 per child, accompanying adults can take part for free
All children must be accompanied by an adult
Advanced booking is available for the workshops.
To book please pay in person at The Higgins Bedford reception desk.
Programme of Activities:
😃Tuesday 10th April: Protest Pebbles
With The Higgins Young People’s Panel. Join the latest rock painting craze and raise awareness of STEM issues at the same time.
😃Wednesday 11th April: Badge Power
With local artist Katie Allen. Tell everyone how much you care about your community. Using typography, make and decorate badges with a powerful message.
😃Friday 13th April: Woven Words
With local artist Lisa Tilley. Weave your message or slogan into a striking mathematical pattern.