Art in the Park 2014

Event Details

To celebrate the final day of Brockley Max, Art in the Park blends together a scintillating, magical, creative day for all the family. Art In The Park is sponsored by Brockley’s Rock.

Face painting, kids’ workshops, craft and food stalls, beer, music and fun. What’s not to love? Join in our family fun day from midday.

This afternoon of fun includes:

Children’s Magical Marquee – art and craft workshops for under 12s

The vibe gets going at midday with a range of creative workshops sure to fire the imagination of children up to 12 years. Workshops include felt making, origami, printmaking, ,Xpress Yourself through portrait painting.  £5 per child for unlimited access.

Storytelling Tent – shall we tell you a story?

 Nimble Tales readings 2pm and 4pm, Ready by Becky Dixon of Nimble Arts.

Brenda’s Bottom author reading at 1pm or 3pm.

‘Brenda’s Bottom is a fun and educational children’s book aimed at 4-10 year olds. A hilarious story about Brenda whose bottom is far too big to even ‘fit on a London bus!’ Meet Brenda and her 52 types of birds and help her weave through London finding famous buildings and bridges on the way. A must for your kids and adults love it too! Is there a happy ending for Brenda? Come and listen to the story, meet the author Clare Stanhope, and find out if Brenda turns her flaws into fortune!’

The Strings Club – free mini music lessons on a range of instruments

Try your hand at the free, funky drop-in taster sessions for Violin, Guitar and Ukulele for children 4-12. Have a go on some instruments plus take part in fun-filled music activities and games, led by the friendly and experienced Strings Club team.

Felix School of Rock – young wannabe rock stars and other performers strut their stuff

The Rock Stage brings a summery romp of local musical talent of all ages. Featuring the Brockley Ukulele Group, Montage Theatre Arts Early Starters dancers, Cat Knight, Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet crew and many more.

Drop In And Knit – it’s not just kids who are crafty

The Brockley Knitters will be sharing their knitting skills with anyone who wants to learn. Just stop by the Brockley Knits tent on Hilly Fields. They’ll also be selling knitted toys on the day [with proceeds to Brockley Max]

Doorspace – a mysterious door to who knows where?

Doorspace is a collective of multidisciplinary artists who exhibit in various locations throughout South London. Step through their travelling door and experience their roaming, temporary show.
Art Mart
See what local designers, artists and craftspeople have for sale at the Art Mart at the Max craft market.
Felix School of Rock stage

Felix School of Rock stage plays host to local musicians and dancers