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We’re planning a jam-packed In the Mix programme in Sandwell this summer holidays, in our local libraries, community centres, museums and parks. Join us for a tasty programme of creative opportunities taking place during the Summer Holidays. In the Mix combines art and food to encourage the children and young people of Sandwell to take a new approach to exploring healthy eating. 

This series of real-life workshops and online sessions for children and young people will feature, workshops, playschemes, skate jams, art packs, fashion camps and virtual video sessions across a range of artforms including; illustration, dance, craft, storytelling, journaling, writing, poetry, visual Arts, circus skills, music, song writing, drama and live music. There is plenty to pick and choose from!

Zine Making 

Family Recipes and Zine Workshop 

Date
24th August 

Time


11am - 1pm

Duration

2 hours 

Location: Lodge Road Community Centre, Lodge Rd, West Bromwich B70 8PJ 

Description:

 

Visual artist Navi Kaur will work with 12 to 16 year-olds to explore family recipes through photography, collage and text to make a zine. www.navikaur.com

 

Lunch provided.

Free but please book via Eventbrite (places are limited) -  here.

12-16yrs 

- Fashion
 

Fashion Summer Camp with Complex Simplicity 

Date 

5-6th August

Time

 
10:30- 3:30pm 
(lunch provided)

Duration

4 days x 4 hrs per day with 1 hour lunch.

Location: Cradley Heath Community Centre, Rowley Regis   

Description:

Complex Simplicity is back for a 2-day Fashion Summer Camp inspired by the popular American television show ‘Project Runway’ but with a foodie twist - we’ll be using readily available items of food that can be used creatively to create quick, simple yet effective 'fashion illustrations'. Working alongside a qualified fashion designer to inform, inspire and motivate you to learn the skills and techniques to create 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional creative work for your debut collection. 

 

Perfect for Art/Design/Fashion enthusiasts but no prior experience necessary.

Free but please book via Eventbrite (places are limited) - here. 

Art & Crafts 

Pick up a free art activity pack!

Date
 
19th August 

Time

 
11am - 1pm

Duration

2 hours 

Description 

Collect a free art activity for ages 5 to 13 provided by Multistory to explore the market and all the amazing food that it has to offer. www.multistory.org.uk

Snacks provided. 

Drop in!

All ages 

Arts & Crafts 

Pick up a free art activity pack! 

Date 
19th August 


Time

 
11am - 1pm

Duration

2 hours 

Location: West Bromwich Outdoor Market Place

 

Description:

Collect a free art activity for ages 5 to 13 provided by Multistory to explore the market and all the amazing food that it has to offer. www.multistory.org.uk

 

Snacks provided. 

Drop in 

All ages