First Wednesday of every month, 11am-1pm
Free Creative workshops for adults, each session looks at a new craft or art form.
Refreshments, material and creative conversations provided.
Wednesday 1 June, 11am-1pm
Creating 20x20 artworks with Harwich Art Festival artist Roger Hamer.
From the Trenches to Tendring: Personal Snapshots of the First World War
Thursday 12 May to Sunday 3 July
In 2015, the From the Trenches to Tendring project began work collecting First World War correspondence held in private collections across the Tendring area of Essex. These family collections also revealed souvenirs of the time, such as embroidered handkerchiefs and cards, and personal items such as bibles, diaries, and a cigarette case that all made their way back to Tendring during or at the end of the war.
The exhibition also includes a creative response of the collection from local community groups, schools, songwriter Tracie Fox and artist Alison Stockmarr.
Lino Print Boats
Friday 3 June, 11am-3pm
Free Family Fun Drop in workshop
A climbed to the roof top of Jaywick's Martello Tower is one not to be missed for the view is truly amazing! You might even spot a few boats sailing by which would be just perfect for May half term's free family lino-printing workshop!
Using lino printing inks and tools, you'll first try your hand at 'inking up' a selection of ready-carved boatthemed lino print blocks. Print onto a strip of thick paper to create a frieze style picture. You'll then be able todesign your own boat themed block print using a piece of polystyrene 'press print' and a pencil to 'carve' yourimage with. Ink up in the same way as before then make your print onto a swatch of cotton fabric.
Shakespeare by the Sea
Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August
We are very excited to announce that 'Shakespeare by the Sea' is coming to Jaywick Martello Tower over the weekend of 6-7 August. In the year which marks 400 years since the death of The Bard, these two days of events will be inspired by Shakespeare's plays, poetry and songs.
Run by Matthew Townshend Productions and with the support of Tendring District Council.
Saturday 6 August, 11am - 3pm
Drop in on a family friendly music workshop and join in with with the performers. No experience required, just bring your enthusiasm! All ages from age eight years and up.
Sunday 7 August, 2pm
Come along, bring a picnic and a rug to sit on and enjoy a lively performance; meeting characters who find themselves shipwrecked, lost or abandoned in foreign lands. Help them as they puzzle their way through the strange and funny situations they find themselves in.
The sessions are free with a voluntary contribution if desired. Please call Jaywick Martello Tower to find out more or visit the website www.mtproductions.co.uk
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