Get creative, get made up, get dancing, get involved and eat cake for #DeadDay.
So, #DeadDay is almost here … this is what’s happening on the day.
Join us on Saturday 23rd February at New Art Gallery Walsall from 12pm.
We promise you a full afternoon of FREE, yes FREE activities.
Join us at New Art Gallery from 12pm for a day of fun activities for all ages!
1. Street dancing with RhythmJunkiez
The showpiece of #deadday. Fancy An afternoon of #deadday themed dancing with World Street Dance Qualifiers? Rhythm Junkiez will work with you to create a vibrant and exciting dance piece for zombies of all ages and abilities.
If you want to learn a routine with professionals and then perform it, then come along from 12pm.
All ages and abilities (including no ability at all) welcome. You’ll be surprised what you can achieve.
2. #DeadDay Exclusive Walking Tour of Walsall
An exclusive walking tour of Walsall with Ian Braisby of IAB Tours and Midlands Discovery Tours. Explore the rich and varied history of Walsall – fascinating stories, anecdotes and trivia about the town and plenty of stories about the dark side of Walsall’s history. You’ll never think of the town in the same way again.
Leaving from New Art Gallery, Walsall at 12.30pm and 2.30pm and last 75-90 mins. Returning to New Art Gallery, Walsall.
How to book? Book on day. Our young people will be on hand to book you on in the Gallery foyer.
3. Cupcake making sessions courtesy of Cupkakery
Let Walsall Eat Cake! We firmly believe pleasure comes in many forms on #DeadDay! Courtesy of the most excellent Cupkakery, we invite you to make devilishly fun cakes in our exclusive and FREE cupcake making sessions for you all to try your hand at! Sessions start at 1pm, and run on the hour.
How to book? Please book for these sessions on the day! Find one of our young people and we will book you on.
4. Facepainting courtesy of Debs from Midlands Face Painting
We are delighted to welcome Debra from Midlands Face Painting who will be on hand to paint faces of all ages for FREE – and in a manner and style appropriate for #DeadDay!
When and how? Facepainting runs all afternoon from 12pm. Debs will be in a very public place. Form an orderly queue and we will ensure you will be made up!
5. T-shirt printing courtesy of the young people from @acolourfulcrowd
Our young people are running exclusive free t-shirt printing – get hands on and create your own t-shirt from a number of designs.
6. Badge making
We will have a badge making machine for everyone to make + create their own exclusive #DeadDay badge. We will be on hand to show you how.
7. Woolly’s Competition
Walsall’s resident rock and roll sheep Woolly is running an exclusive competition. Guess what his mate (and distant relative), the lamb in formaldehyde (you call him Away From the Flock) wants you to guess what he’s thinking. More info.
8. ….. + last but not least a FREE cupcake courtesy of Cupkakery (first come first served) in exchange for your input!
That’s a deadly flavour of the things happening on #deadday.
We are looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible this Saturday from 12pm!
For more info, please contact Catherine Smeaton: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more info on #DeadDay and A Colourful Crowd: www.acolourfulcrowd.co.uk; Facebook: www.facebook.com/acolourfulcrowd; twitter: @acolourfulcrowd; hashtags: #deadday #walsall
Short list, but all home made:
and maybe maybe….. plum cake!
Want to bake it yourself? Click on cakes’ to see the recipe!
Thursday 4 June, 6pm-9pm
Cake, tea and memory feast is approaching! 4th of June is going to be my first day in the real studio. I will convert the space for this occassion into a tea and cake parlour. I will be serving tea & cake best for your mood. Pop in for a cup of oolong tea if you are slightly sad, or for a brownie if you are an optimists. There will be plenty of green tea with lemongrass for melancholic types! Conversation is optional:) Full list of tea & cake will appear shortly.
Pop in to the gallery! Click here for directions.