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the-big-draw-2016The Big Draw is heading for Artistsmeet

STEAM powered creativity!

Returning after a highly successful year in 2015, The Big Draw is running in Three Rivers again this October with another host of fun events and activities that appeal to budding artists of all ages and abilities.

The 2016 theme is STEAM! Bringing together Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Maths, STEAM represents the campaign to give the arts parity with other subjects so that STEM, becomes STEAM. STEAM also recalls our Industrial past and the fusion of creative innovation, enterprise and the arts.

In celebration of this, Artistsmeet will be showcasing a family friendly exhibition courtesy of artist and children’s illustrator Jane Glynn, which will feature colourful paintings, eye popping patterns, mini animation and handmade books.

3imagesbanner‘Marking Time’ by Jane Glynn

Tuesday 4th October – Tuesday 1st November 2016                                                                    Jane Glynn is an artist, illustrator and educator. Following an MA in Children’s Book Illustration in 2011, she was awarded a fellowship with Digswell Arts and currently works from their studios in Digswell, Hertfordshire. This exhibition shows work from a growing visual diary that began with a handmade book for every day of the year in 2012, evolving into a different form for each year. The diary also acts as a springboard for other work: animations, paintings, drawings and graphic stories, also shown here –

 There’ll also be a mini series of workshops to get your creative steam power pumping!

 Exhibition launch- Wednesday 12th October, 5:30-7pm

Join us for the official exhibition launch where you can meet the artist and find out more about The Big Draw.

Free and suitable for all ages, refreshments are also provided.

Then stay on for….

weather-diaries-ideasThoughts Diary Workshop- Wednesday 12th October, 7pm-9pm

Create a beautiful spined diary using traditional book making tools and techniques, to contain a month of your thoughts and/or observations.

£5 and suitable for adults and those aged 16+ (Booking required in advance)


lines-onesmallFree workshopDress the Giant! Tuesday 25th October, 12 noon – 2pm

Come and help us to draw a large scale friendly giant!

Learn new techniques with charcoal and have fun developing colour mixing skills while creating beautiful patterns for the giant’s clothes.

On the theme of giants, Jack and the Beanstalk is also being screened at 2pm on this day at Watersmeet, the perfect film to get you in the mood for panto! For more information visit

Free, family friendly drop-in event

Please call 01923 776611 or email for booking and more information.

Open Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm

Entry is free.


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