Children and Young People

We have lots of exciting and creative activities happening throughout the year for children of all ages. Whether you live and breathe all things art, or it’s your first time visiting a gallery, we have something for everyone!


Creator  Club

Throughout term-time we run two Creator Clubs on Saturday mornings. We Are Creators is for children aged 7+ and is centred around fun, playful sessions where kids can be expressive and explore new materials. Project Creators if for slightly older children and has a more focussed, project-based approach. Click here for more information and dates.

Mini  Creators

Every Friday morning through term-time our Creator Space is open to 2-4 year olds to come and explore different materials, themes and make a mess! Click here for  more information.

Holiday  Workshops

During the school holidays East Quay hosts a variety of free and bookable workshops. The free sessions are drop-in and fun for all the family to join. We post regularly about upcoming workshops here.

Art Skills Build Workshops & GCSE Art and Textile Club

If you're a teenager interested in learning new creative skills, we regularly hold Art Skills Build Workshops that explore different techniques including printing, drawing, and photography. Click here to see upcoming events, or sign up to our newsletter to get updated on new workshops. We also offer an after school club for GCSE Art or Textiles students. This is a weekly drop-in session for students to use the Creator Space, have access to materials and equipment, and ask for advice or feedback from our learning team. Sign up to our GCSE Art and Textile Club here.

Home Education Creator Club

East Quay hosts a monthly art session for Home Ed children. The workshops explore different themes and techniques, often linked to a current exhibition or one of our Artist Studios. You can book child's place online here, and check out our events page for upcoming sessions.

Visiting  East Quay with Kids

For more information about visiting East Quay, our facilities and accessibility arrangements, click here. Need some tips on how to discuss art with your children? Click here for some ideas and suggestions to get them thinking.


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