May 20th- Community Workshop with Elephant Magazine

IF, ON A SUMMER’S NIGHT, A TRAVELLER... Community Workshop at Elephant West Monday 20 May, 3:30-8pm FREE (drop-in)

You are invited to an afternoon/evening of creative workshops exploring themes of JOURNEYS AND MIGRATION through imaginative play and collaborative storytelling, bringing stories to life wit drawing, printmaking, music, puppets and movement. With Marina Warner from Stories in Transit, Bobby Lloyd and Miriam Nabarro from Art Refuge UK, storytellers, artists, dancers and musicians, the event will take place at ELEPHANT WEST, the exciting new community venue and exhibition space in a former petrol station, next to White City Underground station.


This drop-in event will be open to everyone from the local community, across London and beyond: children, families, teenagers, adults, artists, writers, storytellers, researchers, poets, community workers, office workers ….

Creative Imaginative Play with Marina Warner and guests from Stories in Transit

These workshops will begin with a story from the Arabian Nights, about someone who dreams the clues to finding lost treasure. This will act as a starting point for a new set of imagined stories created by you!

Cyanotype (sunprint) and experimental mono-print with Bobby Lloyd and Miriam Nabarro from Art Refuge UK

The artists will introduce the printing processes of cyanotype and mono-print to explore place, journeys, maps and migration - using ink, water, tape, toy vehicles, tracks, objects, cloud and hopefully sun!

• All are welcome and the event is FREE • No experience is necessary – workshops are open to all levels of ability • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult • All materials are provided • Food and drink will be available • Fully accessible venue

Please email with any specific enquiries to west@elephant.art Please RSVP at Elephant.art or Eventbrite to help us gauge approximate numbers. Drop-ins also welcome.

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