Local children and young people aged 8 to 14 years will get the chance to make unique tiger and dragon-themed arty creations to show off at the Randalstown ARCHES Community Festival Parade on Saturday 24th June.
During the workshop at Neillsbrook Community Centre, guest artists from the Belfast-based Mandarin Speakers Association will assist participants in making wonderful lanterns and banners inspired by traditional Chinese tigers and dragons. Young enthusiasts will also be able to sample Chinese Calligraphy and try on ornate traditional costumes in this fantastic creative workshop.
Provided by the Cultural Services department of Antrim Borough Council, the workshop supports the community festival and is an activity within the newly introduced Community Arts Outreach Programme.
Community Arts Outreach Officer, Desima Connolly comments, “This is a great opportunity for local children to take part in a unique and fun creative experience, whilst also encouraging pride in their community festival, celebrating cultural diversity”.
The workshop runs on Saturday 24th June, from 10am to 3pm, Neillsbrook Community Centre, Randalstown. Enrolment fee is £4 per participant for the entire session!! Please wear comfy clothes and bring a packed lunch!
For booking information, contact Clotworthy Arts Centre on Tel: 028 9448 1338 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org immediately.