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Nick Singleton
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National Playday

Wed 3 Aug, drop-in 11am – 4pm

Suitable for all ages

Visit us this Play Day for family fun at The Hepworth Wakefield. Join in playful outdoor activities across the garden, creative workshops in our learning studios or explore and draw in the galleries.

On Wednesday 3 August, exhibition entry is £5. FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s.

GARDEN PLAY
The Hepworth Wakefield Garden

Stack, build, experiment, draw and imagine in the open air. Be inspired by the plants sculptures, weather and buildings around you. FREE

COLOUR WEAVING
Sunken Garden

Create woven paths and dens to play in or relax amongst the bright colourful textiles inspired by Sheila Hicks’ sculptures. FREE

FAMILY DROP-IN: TEXTILES SCULPTURE
Learning Studios

Make your own textile sculpture inspired by our Sheila Hicks exhibition. Use yarns, fabrics and recycled materials to wrap and build your own colourful artwork to take home. FREE with an exhibition ticket

EXPLORE & DRAW
Galleries

Pick up an Explore & Draw kit from the welcome desk. Use the creative activity cards to guide you and your family through our spaces. Have fun moving, imagining, and drawing inspired by what you find. FREE with an exhibition ticket

USEFUL INFORMATION

Play Day welcomes children of all ages. Children must be accompanied at all times unless otherwise stated. Remember to dress suitably for all weather conditions!

WHERE TO EAT

Our café serves a special menu for children or bring a packed lunch to enjoy in our indoor picnic area or out in the garden.

FACILITIES

The Hepworth Wakefield is accessible, has baby changing facilities and plenty of room for buggies and pushchairs. For further access information can be found here.

For more information about our family programme please call 01924 247398 or email learning@hepworthwakefield.org.