Things to Make and Do

Good morning. Spring is here and Easter is on it’s way. Make the most of the sunshine and have a wonderful Easter with Art in the Park’s list of things to make and do. There will be no Things to Make and Do blog post on Easter Monday, but there should be enough here to keep you entertained for the next fortnight!!

There is a smaller number of classes running over Easter at Art in the Park – Monday 2nd and 9th is still wood carving with Bill Hudson – a wonderful way to learn how to create your own objects and sculptures from wood. And Gil Mutch will be running a life drawing class on Saturday 14th of April. Click here to find out more about our courses and book your place.

There are some great exhibitions around London opening this wek. A new exhibition about the brain has just opened at the Wellcome Gallery.  Brains explores the inner workings of the brain and what humans have done to the brain throughout history.

The new Damien Hirst retrospective opens this Wednesday on April 4th at the Tate Modern. The exhibition will include the Natural History series, including the shark suspended in formaldehyde, Pharmacy and In and Out of Love,a room filled with live butterflies.

It’s a great time to get out in the sun and enjoy the spring. Visit the newly hatched ducklings at The London Wetland Centre – there are activities running during the day, talks and a special Easter Egg Hunt.

Chirp, who run pop up choirs and singing workshops are holding a special Spring Clean Sing on the 15th of April – dust off your vocal cords and get in the mood for spring!

And make sure you have a wonderful Easter. There’s an enormous Easter egg hunt currently on all across London. Visit The Big Egg Hunt to get maps and clues – and start hunting!

Kew Gardens is running a special Maya Chocolate Adventure. Learn all about the history of chocolate and how it is made in workshops and follow the Easter trail through the gardens.

And get crafty this Easter with these instructions for Easter bunny finger puppets. So cute!

Why don’t you make some beautiful eggs for Easter. Dye your eggs in some pretty pastel colours, a fun activity for kids as well!

Or how about these embroidered Easter eggs – very pretty, but wow, they are a lot of work!

Have a wonderful Easter and plenty of chocolate!!

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