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Art & Culture

Call for Artists to lead online workshops!

We are programming a series of online workshops (recorded in advance) as a creative response to trails or walks in our Join the Docks Autumn Programme. The workshops will be activities that a range of different audiences – families, adults, children – can do from home.

We are seeking up to five artists/ arts organisations to deliver the following workshops:

  • A storytelling workshop for families
  • A drawing workshop for families
  • A making / low-tech design workshop for families
  • A creative writing workshop for adults and young people
  • A photography / film workshop for adults and young people

Initial information about the walks / trails can be found here. Further details will follow as they are launched.

Dates: workshops to be delivered in December / January, in agreement with Royal Docks Team.

Fee: £500 (to include planning, online meeting with Royal Docks Team, workshop, materials)

You must:

  • Have experience of delivering workshops (preferably online)
  • Have experience of delivering workshops to children and young people if proposing a workshop for children / young people
  • Be available to deliver the workshop in December / January
  • Be a Newham resident or have your studio or organisation based in Newham
  • Be able to take part in the self-guided audio trail or walk-in advance of planning your workshop

To apply:

Please send an email with your CV and a short covering email, detailing a brief initial idea to: jointhedocks@london.gov.uk

Please put as the subject line: Artist Workshop followed by your first and last name OR organisation name

Deadline Extended: Friday 4th December

Please note, we do not expect a full proposal – just creativity, enthusiasm, and information on your relevant experience!

We will contact successful artists to discuss further.