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Art at the Albert Dock

The clocks may be going back but Albert Dock Liverpool is putting the light back into October with lots of family fun arts activity
to see and do over autumn half term (October 27-31).

Tate Liverpool will present its, The Big Draw: Lively Lines, free drop-in workshops throughout the week (1.30-4.30pm daily). The Big Draw is the world’s largest drawing festival. On the Tuesday (October 28) at 2.30pm, led by artist Sarah Marsh, visitors will look and listen to artworks in Tate Liverpool’s collection display, DLA Piper Series: Constellations, then get creative drawing and moving to the beat. On Halloween (October 31) come and enjoy the sounds of special guest drummer, John McCall, who will be performing live sets during the afternoon, providing a fantastic finale to The Big Draw event.

Pop Art workshops; The Beatles loved art and assisted in the design of many of their record covers. Pop Art was an important art movement in the mid-1950s and into the 1960s and the Beatles Story are offering the chance to create your own unique piece of Beatles Pop Art during half term. Free workshops will be held from 2-4pm on Tuesday, October 28 and Thursday, October 30.

From October 27 – 30, 1 – 4pm, the International Slavery Museum present its new exhibition, Unsung super heroes. We can all be super heroes! Learn about what incredible things some people from its Black Achievers wall have done and take part in a variety of craft activities, including a comic workshop with Leah Moore on October 29.

For more information on all other upcoming events, please visit http://www.albertdock.com./