july, 2024

wed24jul11:00 am1:00 pmMy Royal Chair Painting WorkshopChair Festival Activity Workshop

Event Details

Step into the colorful world of Madhubani Art and join us for a delightful celebration of High Wycombe’s chair-making heritage at our Chair Festival!

This family-friendly event invites children and their families to unleash their creativity as they draw and paint their own Royal chairs on paper, using the intricate patterns and vibrant colors of Madhubani Art.

Guided by artist Harsha Basu, participants will dwell over the fascinating history of High Wycombe’s chair-making industry while exploring the unique techniques of this traditional Indian art form.

From whimsical designs to majestic motifs, each artwork will showcase the rich cultural heritage of Chair Town.

Whether you’re a budding artist or simply looking for a fun and engaging activity, this event promises to inspire creativity and foster a deeper appreciation for the art of chair-making. Join us as we come together to celebrate craftsmanship, tradition, and the joy of creativity!

Attendance is free.

Age range: 7 to 11 year olds, with accompanying adult

Accessibility info: Step free access, lift, accessible toilet, baby changing

Facilities info: There is a cafe on site serving hot and cold drinks, cake, and sandwiches

Location: Wycombe Museum , Priory Avenue, High Wycombe, HP13 6PX


This event is free to attend, but donations are welcome.

This event is part of the Chilterns Chairs Festival, running through July in celebration of the unique chairmaking heritage of Wycombe and the local area. With a varied programme of events, you’ll learn how the industry grew from the local landscape into thriving furniture production which proudly continues today. Join us to celebrate the stories, the chairs and the surroundings which make up our history. There’s something for everyone, so get involved!

The Chiltern’s Chairs Festival is being organised by Wycombe Museum and is funded by the Chalk, Cherries & Chairs Landscape Partnership.

Time

(Wednesday) 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

Wycombe Museum

Priory Avenue

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