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The Big Draw at Rufford Craft Centre 

The Big Draw exhibition was held 7 October – 16 November 2014.

The Big Draw is the world’s biggest celebration of drawing. It has grown into a month-long festival running throughout October in all parts of the UK. Every year more organisers across the world join the Big Draw family and run drawing events to engage their communities in creative activities. See more about the Campaign for Drawing. This independent charity raises the profile of drawing as a tool for thought, creativity, social and cultural engagement.  

website: www.thebigdraw.org

Run your own Big Draw in 2015

Do you work with a group or in a venue? Are you a leader, a teacher, a carer or a volunteer?

Anyone can run a Big Draw event and it doesn’t need to be huge to count. Drawing is a fantastic way to work together and have fun in any setting. It engages all ages and abilities and you don’t need to be an artist to do it.

These fantastic training days are suitable for all and will give you LOADS of ideas to try out.

Big Draw training days - Rufford Craft Centre

Big Draw Training 1 – Wednesday 25 February 2015
10am – 3pm
Big Art Space 
Fee £40

Focus on practical drawing activities for drawing for engagement in all settings and ideas for how to use Big Draw to achieve your own aims.

Booking via eventbrite - http://bigdrawtraining1rufford25feb2015.eventbrite.co.uk

Big Draw 2 - Thursday 26 February 2015
10am – 3pm
Big Art Space 
Fee £40

More ideas for using drawing for engagement. Wider activities for drawing throughout the year and working with others to do a Big Draw with partners.
Suitable for those who have attended Big Draw Training 1

Booking via eventbrite – http://bigdrawtraining2rufford26feb2015.eventbrite.co.uk

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