Chantry Library The Blank Page Project

A series of creative workshops for teens

Your mentors

Suffolk Libraries

Uwu Studio

Organisation links
Location address: Ipswich, IP2 0QY
Chosen age group:

For ages: 10 - 16 years years

Available tickets:
Free non-HAF eligible Free Free HAF eligible Free
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest
Funded by Suffolk County Council
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A summary
Join us at Chantry Library for a variety of FREE creative workshops this Easter holidays. These activities are specifically designed for Children aged 10 -16 (Secondary and Primary Year 6), and are open to all. Workshops are 9:30am - 3:30pm include a free lunch, drinks and snacks. Library: Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich, IP2 0QY Mon 08 Apr 2024 09:30 - 15:30 Tue 09 Apr 2024 09:30 - 15:30 Wed 10 Apr 2024 09:30 - 15:30 Creating a community art wall mural with Lily from UWU Studios This three-day workshop with well renowned artist Lily from UWU studios will involve the creation of a community mural in the courtyard of Chantry Library. PLEASE NOTE: Attendance at all three days is not mandatory but preferred due to the design process. There are limited places for this one-off opportunity, so grab your spot quick! Thu 11 Apr 2024 09:30 - 15:30 Patchwork Portraits - Using scrap fabrics to create unique textile portraits with Clare Sams
About your mentors
Suffolk Libraries
Where I belong.
We’re the independent charity that runs Suffolk’s library service. We nurture children’s literacy, support vulnerable people and promote wellbeing across Suffolk.
Uwu Studio
Pattern print and colour lover
Lily is an illustrator working from her studio in rural Suffolk, having graduated with a first class honours in illustration.Her practice spans the creative sector from working on a commission for Black History Month for the BBC to working in an East London studio. Lily has a real passion for colour and pattern her portfolio demonstrates a plethora of different subject matters, whilst staying true to her loves and passions in life. She works in a variety of media– predominantly digital art, markers and acrylic painting – and makes use of textured and layered techniques to create energetic, eyecatching creations.
Wendy Barrett
Often seen with foraging for craft materials.
I started working as a Nursery Nurse. Now at Chantry Library, I enjoy working with children of all ages encouraging imagination learning through play about the environment and nature using recyclable craft materials. Its surprising what you can make with an old box or milk carton. I also love books.
Clare Sams
Sustainable textile arts practitioner
Textile artist with a background in fashion and arts education. MA in learning and teaching art and design for higher education. Sustainable arts practitioner. Development and facilitation of accessible creative arts engagement. Engaging and inclusive arts education.
Georgia
Library and Information Advisor
Hi! I'm Georgia. I've been with Suffolk Libraries for 1.5 years and love to get artsy and crafty from time to time. I'm here as part of your Easter Blank Page Project staff to help support and grow your child's ideas and curiosity.
Mandy Grimwood
Passionate community library manager
I love working with the local community and being able to offer new, exciting opportunities for young people to improve their confidence, self-esteem and aspirations.
Diane Roe
Love words and paint!
The power of the word through literature is vital, and I believe empowers the individual. The act of making art like-wise.
kaileigh harewood
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Learning aims
Aim 1
To learn about what Suffolk Libraries can offer
Aim 2
To try something new and explore creativity
Aim 3
To develop confidence in meeting and working with new people
Pricing information
Ticket name Free non-HAF eligible
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Ticket name Free HAF eligible
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Where we'll be
Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 0QY
WHAT’S PROVIDED
Drinks
Snacks
Meals
Equipment
Safety
Enhanced DBS
Risk Assessment
Public Liability Insurance
Safeguarding Training
First Aid Training
First Aid Kit
Smoke Detector

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Cancellation Policy
Free bookings do not require refunds but as places are limited, please cancel if you cannot attend so that your place can be offered to someone else.

My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.