A4D Castles, Roses and Beyond – exploring canal art with London Canal Museum

Every Tuesday
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Free
for participants
Free
for carers

Join our brand new in-person 8-week programme with A4D and the Canal Museum.  This programme will focus on the use of art on the canals, exploring the traditional floral designs and the painting techniques commonly used.

The programme is for people with early-stage dementia, their companions and for adults looking to preserve brain health, with or without a diagnosis.

Participants will be given the opportunity to handle and view artefacts as well as create their own canal art pieces and art nouveau-style tiles.

As floral designs are a key element of canal art, participants will look at artists who famously depict flowers in their artwork such as Vincent Van Gogh and Georgia O’Keefe, inspiring the group to create their own floral masterpieces.

Dates: Tuesday mornings;

- September 28
- October 5, 12, 19, 26
- November 2, 9, 16

Time: 10:30am-12:30pm

Please aim to arrive at 10:15am (15 mins prior to the session start time).

The Venue

An opportunity to visit the fascinating London Canal Museum and discover the long, intriguing history of our canals.

The programme will take place in the Museum’s upstairs gallery, where the final show will be staged. The space is wide and well ventilated with lift access to the floor. The Museum is close to Kings Cross St Pancras with several bus routes running close to the entrance – check out canalmuseum.org.uk for more details of the museum, the location and how to get there.

To Register

Places on the programme are limited and you need to register in advance. Please contact Emily using the contact details below.

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Important: Covid Meausures

To assure all participants the greatest possible confidence and to minimise risk:

  • This programme is open only to participants who have been double vaccinated against Covid or
  • Can provide a negative Covid test result 48 hours before each workshop.

You can order a set of lateral flow tests here.

Arts 4 brain health Early stage Crafts Heritage & Visual Arts

Contact details

Emily Taylor

02036339954 emily@arts4dementia.org.uk

Event address

London Canal Museum
12-13 New Wharf Road, London N1 9RT, UK
In-person verified

Transport options: Buses, Underground, Rail, Parking nearby, Disabled parking