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August 2018

Exhibition Launch: Keith Bloody Mary, Natus Residency ’18

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wigan STEAM, 33-53 Library Street, Wigan, WN1 1NU
Wigan, WN1 1NU GB
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Come and explore the work produced by Keith Bloody Mary during her residency with us and celebrate its culmination on Saturday 11th August, 1pm - 3pm. There will be drinks, cupcakes, and collage fun to get involved with! The artist will also be doing a short talk about her residency and practice at 1.30pm. Keith Bloody Mary (aka Alice Thickett) is an artist working with collage. During her residency at Wigan STEAM, Keith will piece together work relating to biology,…

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Star Wars Summer: Build a Lightsaber @ Fur Clemt

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Central park, 96 Montrose Avenue, Wigan, WN5 9XL
Wigan, WN5 9XL GB
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We're having a summer of Star Wars! It’s time to harvest and select your STEAM khyber crystals and make your very own lightsaber! Suitable for age 6+. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. If a child is attending both morning and afternoon session, they will need to bring a packed lunch.  Please note this session takes place at Fur Clemt. 

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Star Wars Summer: Space Soundtrack @ Fur Clemt

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Central park, 96 Montrose Avenue, Wigan, WN5 9XL
Wigan, WN5 9XL GB
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We're having a summer of Star Wars! Combine coding and music and use Sonic Pi to code your very own Star Wars inspired soundtrack. Suitable for age 6+. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. If a child is attending both morning and afternoon session, they will need to bring a packed lunch.  Please note this session is taking place at Fur Clemt

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Artist-led Workshop: Making a Mob with Anna FC Smith

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wigan STEAM, 33-53 Library Street, Wigan, WN1 1NU
Wigan, WN1 1NU GB
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Join artist Anna FC Smith in making Toby Jugs to be added to her exhibition in the Wigan STEAM Gallery in September. Experiment with clay to make an expressive individual character mug. Come and visit your creation in Anna's exhibition, then take it home once the show is over.  16+ only

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Star Wars Summer: Star Wars Pixel Art @ Fur Clemt

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Central park, 96 Montrose Avenue, Wigan, WN5 9XL
Wigan, WN5 9XL GB
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We're having a summer of Star Wars! Delve into the visual building blocks of the galaxy and create your favourite Star Warscharacters out of hama beads. Suitable for age 6+. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. If a child is attending both morning and afternoon session, they will need to bring a packed lunch.  Please note this session take place at Fur Clemt.

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Star Wars Summer: Pixel Builder Digital Art

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Central park, 96 Montrose Avenue, Wigan, WN5 9XL
Wigan, WN5 9XL GB
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We're having a summer of Star Wars! Go 'square eyed' and build a Star Wars pixel world! Suitable for age 6+. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. If a child is attending both morning and afternoon session, they will need to bring a packed lunch.  Please note this session takes place at Fur Clemt

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Art Lab: Stop Motion Animation

August 18 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am
Leigh Spinners Mill, Park Lane Lancashire, Leigh, WN7 2LB
Leigh, WN7 2LB GB
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We are popping up at Pinners Mill in Leigh with our family activities. Join us to learn about creative and digital processes! A chance to create you own short films in stop-motion style as we are on hand to advise and assist. Take inspiration from the characters lurking in the mill, and tell their stories with magic of the tech! This workshop is most suitable for ages 8+, however children aged 5+ are welcome. All children must be accompanied by…

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September 2018

Artist-led Workshop: Making a Mob with Anna FC Smith

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Believe Square, The Wiend, Wigan, WN1 1PF
Wigan, WN1 1PF GB
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PLEASE NOTE: This event is a drop-in activity in our tent at the Wigan Diggers Festival, taking place on Believe Square. We will be accepting donations of £2.00 on the day. Open to all, families welcome!  Join artist Anna FC Smith in making Toby Jugs to be added to her exhibition in the Wigan STEAM Gallery in September. Experiment with clay to make an expressive individual character mug. Come and visit your creation in Anna's exhibition, then take it home…

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Artist-led Workshop: Making a Mob with Anna FC Smith

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wigan STEAM, 33-53 Library Street, Wigan, WN1 1NU
Wigan, WN1 1NU GB
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Join artist Anna FC Smith in making Toby Jugs to be added to her exhibition in the Wigan STEAM Gallery in September. Experiment with clay to make an expressive individual character mug. Come and visit your creation in Anna's exhibition, then take it home once the show is over. 16+ only

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Exhibition Launch: We Fight for the Future of Our Nation, Anna FC Smith

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wigan STEAM, 33-53 Library Street, Wigan, WN1 1NU
Wigan, WN1 1NU GB
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Anna FC Smith has a longstanding obsession with the overlooked in history, folk culture, and communal traditions. As a practitioner she locates herself between artist, historian and anthropologist, with historical and anthropological research forming the basis of much of her work. Through her practice Smith celebrates ‘low culture’ relating with concepts of the carnivalesque, bawdiness, irreverence and ambivalence. She explores the role of history and the archive and the links contemporary society has with its predecessors. ‘We Fight for The…

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