Family Arts Festival, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

Family Arts Festival, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

Saturday 4 December

Brighten up a winter's day with crafting activities for all the family. At this session you'll get to make two seasonal crafts:

  • Be inspired by the landscape paintings on display, and use pastels and watercolours to paint an atmospheric winter scene.

  • Decorate a wooden jingle bell stick, which you can ring to celebrate the season. There are lots of patterned objects and decorative arts on display to inspire your designs.

There are 4 sessions available:
10am - 11am
11.45am - 12.45pm
1.45 - 2.45pm
3.15 - 4.15pm


Participants of all ages: £3
Non-participants of all ages: Free, but ticket required.


Pre-booking essential. Book your ticket here

When you book you are selecting a table for exclusive use by your party (max 6 people). Please book for your entire party in one transaction to ensure you are seated together. All members of your party require a ticket. 

Age suitability

Recommended for ages 4+.All activities can be adapted to different abilities / age groups. Please note the jingle bell stick activity contains small parts which are not suitable for younger children or babies. Adults encouraged to join in too! Children must be accompanied by an adult. 


4th December 2021
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