Welcome to The Lookout! A space for little kids (and big kids too) to unwind, get inspired, and be creative. So come on in and have some fun. This is your space.
FREE Lowry & The Pre-Raphaelites Festive Fun activities | Sat 1 December – Sun 6 January 2019
Join us from Sat 1 December in The Lookout for creative family activities inspired by our exhibition Lowry & The Pre-Raphaelites. It’s time to get festive!
From 19 December keep a look out for a poster with a special clue, quote the clue at the Tower Coffee Shop and you will get a free gingerbread cupcake that you can decorate!
Planned activities below, they’re all free and there’s no need to book – just turn up in your Christmas jumper or something sparkly!
Sat 1 December – Sat 5 January | 11am – 4pm
Just like our regular Saturday Playhouse activity days, but with all things Snowmen!
Sun 2 December – Sun 6 January | 10am – 5pm
Grab a coluring in sheet and some other crafty bits and create some festive art!
Christmas Card Making
Wed 19 December | 11am – 4pm
Handmake your own Christmas cards for all your friends and family!
Thu 20 December | 11am – 4pm
Create a wintery wreath for your home!
Fri 21 & Mon 31 December | 11am – 4pm
Learn how to draw portraits with maximum realism and how to use pens and inks just like the Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood did.
Mon 24 December & Wed 2 January | 11am – 4pm
Learn how to master the tricky medium of watercolour painting and produce some beautiful studies from nature.
New Year’s Day
Exploring & Exploding Stories
Thu 27 December & Thu 3 January 2019 | 11am – 4pm
The Pre-Raphaelites loved depicting stories in their works. Join us as we pick apart the different story elements they used and make exploding pop-up Pre Raphaelite scenes.
Heaven & Earth
Fri 28 December & Fri 4 Jauary 2019 | 11am – 4pm
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood loved exploring the heavens in their artwork and in this session we’ll be making angels and heavenly settings for them.