We are pleased to offer a number of workshops exploring a number of art forms.

Tartan Workshop

Enjoy learning about the history of tartan and the legacy of its influence on madras fabric from India and the shuka blankets worn by the Maasai from Kenya.  Get ready to have fun rediscovering your cultural heritage and developing your own personal tartan pattern using the flag colours from your country of origin. There will be drawing and painting involved.  Please come expecting to be photographed; the session will be filmed.

Where:  V&A, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2Rl

When:  Wednesday 23 July 2014

Time: 1pm – 5.30pm

Cost: £15 / £10 cons

Book Now: Click here to book or call the V&A booking office on 020 7942 2211


Journeys Workshop

This workshop is an interactive family fun day activity where family members will be developing a map of the journey Tartan has taken around the Diaspora. There will be painting, cutting and creativity as participants  draw and cut out the countries on our journeys map and cover them with different coloured tartan and madras whilst also making merchant ships and painting various seas and oceans. This workshop is a fun and creative way of learning about the tartan journey history.

Where: Black Cultural Archives,  1 Windrush Square, Brixton, London, SW2 1EF

When: Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 August 2014

Two separate workshop sessions will be run on this day choose the session that best suits your schedule.
Session times are:
Workshop 1: 1.30 – 3.00pm.
Workshop 2: 3.30 – 5.00pm.

Cost: Free

For information on how to book a place contact:info@BCAheritage.org.uk

We look forward to seeing you there!!!