What's on / Events / Family Friendly


28 July / 11.00am–3.00pm / Free. Booking: A mixture of drop-in activities and sessions that are bookable on the day / Various spaces inside and outside the Sainsbury Centre building

A day of free family activities in and around the building, including artist-led tours of the campus, and giant drawing outside the building.

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Children’s Holiday Studios

Dates below / 10.30am–3pm / £18/£14 concessions, includes materials. Booking: Essential / Learning Studio

Artist Rachel McGivern will lead these two days of playful activities, exploring different materials and creative means of construction.

29 May / For children aged 5–8 (parents or carers are welcome to stay)

30 May / For children aged 8–12

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Sunday Studio

Dates below / 2-4pm / Free / Sainsbury Centre Studio

Families and young children can join an artist to make their own artwork in our Studios on the first Sunday of every month.

3 June

1 July

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Dates below / 10:15am to 11:45am / £8/£6 concessions, free for accompanying adults / Sainsbury Centre Studio

Pre-school children and their parents or carers can enjoy playing together in these multi-sensory workshop sessions led by artists.

15 June

20 July

17 August

21 September

19 October

16 November

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Blue Sky

4 August - 1 September 2018 Saturdays, / 10.30am–1.30pm / Free

Free drop-in family activities. Every Saturday during the holidays, an artist will help you find your own way around the gallery.

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Story Pot

13 January - 21 July 2018 Saturdays, / 10.30am - 11.15am / Free / Meet at Gallery Reception

Gallery storytelling session for families

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