Get ready for Carnival of Creatures
|Dates:||1 June 2019|
|Times:||11:00 - 12:45|
|What is it:||Family event|
|Who is it for:||Families|
Come to Manchester Museum to get ready for the Carnival of Creatures organised by Rising Up! Manchester Families. It’s a jam-packed session with nature, art, face painting, a chance to make wings to wear in the Carnival of Creatures, storytelling and play.
Part of Manchester Museum’s Heritage Futures Studio where we are asking people to help us imagine, design and begin to create the future together
Manchester Museum 11am to 12.45pm
Carnival of Creatures is a Family protest
Join Rising Up Manchester Families and other environmental and community groups at the Carnival of Creatures on 1 June to raise awareness of the loss of wildlife and the need to protect it. With costume, music and circus we will take to the street in a riot of colour to make our message heard. Let’s love nature, not lose it!
Meet at 1pm at All Saints Park
There are other creative free family sessions across the city the week before.
Join these Manchester venues offering free drop in creative sessions to help you get prepared and in the mood for the Carnival of Creatures. Sessions suitable for all ages but younger ones will need your help. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Hulme Community Garden Centre (Monday 27 and Wednesday 29 May 12-3pm)
Come and make a fabulous headpiece for the Carnival of Creatures from recycled and natural materials.
Hulme Community Garden Centre / 28 Old Birley St / Manchester / M15 5RG
Manchester Art Gallery (Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29, Thursday 30 and Friday 31 May 1-3pm)
Artists Carly Bainbridge and Jayson Gylen are on hand to help you make a parade-worthy prop to bring on the Carnival of Creatures.
You can also make a placard demanding action on climate breakdown to display on the front railings, let’s make people listen! And as part of the Get Together and Get Things Done exhibition families will be invited to join a collaborative project to show the power we have when we get together. There will also be a climate scientist on hand to answer questions.
Manchester Art Gallery / Mosley St / Manchester / M2 3JL
People’s History Museum (Wednesday 29May 1-3pm)
Join artist-led session to make beautiful things for the ‘Carnival of Creatures’ using fabric pens and patch making techniques.
People’s History Museum / Left Bank / Spinningfields / Manchester / M3 3ER
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