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Open Fest at Barbican, Flag workshop

  • Barbican Centre Silk Street, Level G, London EC2Y 8DS UK (map)

Barbican OpenFest: Art 50

Red, White and Blue Arranged by You

Create a flag that expresses your British identity. Get crafty with collage and word play, then wave your flag high or decorate the Barbican Centre with it.

A family workshop for all ages . No skill required , just bring your self and create your Brit’ish’ flag.

We have been invited by The Barbican to The Open fest 2019. The festival has mostly adult centric workshops. Red, white and blue is created so that all ages can join the day’s festivities. Collage textiles and cut out type to scribe a ‘welcome’ or ‘hello’ in your language. We are looking forward to seeing your story of Britishness unfold during the day.

Find us on the ground floor entrance. 12 til 5.30pm. No booking is needed, just turn up

We are part of Immersive events, Interactive experiences on the Open Fest website.

About the day in general:
Explore what it means to be British today through the works of artists from around the UK with this free day of art, film, music and performance.

Free and open to all, the day will showcase works from Sky Arts’ Art 50 which invited  artists of all kinds, from all walks of life, from all artistic genres, to create a piece of work which says something important about national identity in 2019. Come celebrate the diversity and creativity of a nation through dance, music, photography and film.
Highlights of the performances, shows and activities throughout the day will be the chance to see brand new work from hip-hop dance group 
Boy Blue and Ivor Novello award winner, Nitin Sawhney with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain - all for and experiences through out the day questioning.

See website for bookings on some performances and details here:

Open Fest is Supported by Sky Arts: Art50.

Delivered in partnership with the Barbican Centre, Sage Gateshead and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.