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Girl Friday Breakfast Club with Charmaine Watkiss on 29 January

Charmaine Watkiss with her drawing in the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019 exhibition at The Salisbury Museum

Join us for our online Girl Friday Breakfast Club with artist Charmaine Watkiss on Friday 29 January 2021 at 8.30am. Charmaine Watkiss was born in London to Jamaican parents. She studied BA (Hons) Contemporary Media Practice at the University of Westminster (graduating 1994); Discovering Voices, ICA Cultural Leadership Programme at the Institute of Contemporary Art, London (2008); Art and Design Foundation...

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Girl Friday Breakfast Club with Dolla Merrillees - 27 November - online

Dolla Merrillees (photo: David Fisher)

On Friday 27 November our Girl Friday Breakfast Club speaker will be Dolla Merrillees, cultural producer, consultant and author of The Woodcutter’s Wife: A Stepmother’s Tale (2007). Join us online on Friday 27 November at 8.30am (GMT), more information and booking here. Dolla Merrillees was formerly the Director of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) in Australia as well...

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Drawing is Free in Residence at Drawing Projects UK in October

We are thrilled to have Drawing is Free in Residence at Drawing Projects UK during the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibition.  Chloe Briggs (aka Drawing is Free) is a British artist based in Paris whose practice focuses on drawing. In 2013, she created the structure - Drawing is Free - to offer people of all ages and backgrounds opportunities...

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Book to see Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 at Drawing Projects UK

Andy Black, Small Heaps, 2020

Drawing Projects UK is delighted to present the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibition from Friday 2 October to Saturday 31 October 2020. The exhibition will be open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm by pre-booked ticket only.  Please book an available timed entry slot to visit the exhibition at Drawing Projects UK via this link. To help us to keep...

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Mental Wellbeing in the Creative Arts with Bridget Sterling - 1 or 3 July

Drawing Projects UK is pleased to share the opportunity to undertake a fully-funded five-week online course, An Introduction to Mental Wellbeing in the Creative Arts, led by Bridget Sterling and delivered in collaboration with the Workers' Educational Association (WEA) through their online platform. The creative arts are renowned for having a number of high-profile artists that have suffered from poor mental health, which...

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Choose Art I Give Light to Refugees Benefit Auction- online 8-29 June

Choose Art I Give Light to Refugees is a benefit art auction – online until midnight on 29 June 2020 – that aims to raise funds to help provide critical support for refugees affected by the global pandemic, to support them in gaining access to medical treatment and products to help prevent the further spread of Covid-19 within the refugee camps. Gary...

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Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 - Call for Entries by 24 June

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibition and awards are now open for entries. Drawings may be entered for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibitions and awards via the online portal by 24 June 2020.   The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize has an established reputation as the foremost annual exhibition of drawing in the UK. It is known for its leading role...

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Miranda’s Coffee Shop - Delivery & Take Away Service

From Monday 23 March, Miranda's Coffee Shop at Drawing Projects UK will offer a delivery service only. Miranda will be baking bread and cakes, and preparing delicious family meals for you to order while she is unable to open due to the current government restrictions on cafes and restaurants. Miranda's Special Treat Menu is below. Please contact Miranda by phone 07718076857...

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Self Contained Studio Workspace Available from April 2020

Drawing Projects UK has 10 self-contained studios and workspaces. All of our spaces are located on the ground floor of Bridge House, have excellent natural light, and are generous in height with central heating, wifi and a common utility room. Studio 10 will be coming available in April 2020 as our current tenant is relocating. Please contact us by email...

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