For Young People

Sparks drawingWe offer three great opportunities for young people to get involved -
Young Harris for those aged 12-16, Sparks for 16-19 year olds and Harris Transformers for 14-21 year olds. You can find out about recent and forthcoming events here. Don't forget to also see what's happening in our Makerspace which offers actvities for all ages.

 

Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club poster

Saturday 13, 20, 27 October & Saturday 3 November 2018
Love all things arty? Join us and get creative at our new Saturday Art Club.

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Sound, Wellbeing and Environments

Wednesday 24 October

Sound affects us all. Music alters moods, and the evocative and memorable sounds within healthcare environments can impact on people's experiences in them, and even their wellbeing.

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Half Term Fun: Badge Making

Hands On at the Harris logo

Tuesday 23 October
1.30 - 3.30pm

Make your own badge with artist Kate Egglestone-Wirtz and be inspired by the old Whittingham Asylum and Whittingham railway.

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Half Term Fun: Halloween Crafts

Hands On at the Harris logo

Wednesday 24 October
10.30am - 12noon

Join the Harris team for spooky Halloween crafts.

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Half Term Fun: Clay Workshop

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Thursday 25 October
1.30 - 3.30pm

Make your own clay items in this fun and messy workshop.

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Half Term Fun: Printing Party

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Friday 26 October
11am - 1pm

Inspired by the 1960s Living Room Installation in our autumn exhibition Preston's Windrush Generation.  This is your chance to get creative with pattern, print and colour!

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Young Harris

Draw a mate activity

Aged 12-16? Want to get involved in a Saturday Art Club that is quirky, happy, friendly, unique and creative? Then why not come along and join us and make some new friends!

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Sparks

Still life with fans made by Sparks participants

Sparks is for all you young artists (and wannabee artists!) aged 16-24. It is a flexible programme exploring contemporary art and culture and is your chance to get involved with the Harris behind the scenes and influence the way the Harris does things.

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Harris Transformers

Photograph of young people at a Transformers meeting

After successfully securing funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Harris Transformers group is running again with a new group of young people eager to help transform the Harris. 

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