Crowds enjoy the Big Draw at craft centre

Big Draw at National Centre for Craft and Design. Caroline Gooch drawing round a projected image. EMN-150411-152849001
Big Draw at National Centre for Craft and Design. Caroline Gooch drawing round a projected image. EMN-150411-152849001

Children, young people, and families were invited to take part in free creative activities in Sleaford as part of The Big Draw, the world’s biggest drawing festival.

The National Centre for Craft and Design (NCCD) held a Big Draw event on the theme, Every Drawing Tells A Story.

Big Draw at National Centre for Craft and Design. Eljay Miller 6 with artist Michael Brennand-Wood. EMN-150411-152748001

Big Draw at National Centre for Craft and Design. Eljay Miller 6 with artist Michael Brennand-Wood. EMN-150411-152748001

The venue welcomed exhibiting artist Michael Brennand-Wood back to Sleaford to be involved in this year’s workshops.

Visitors got a chance to work with the internationally-acclaimed textile artist to create their own characters from found objects and help him ‘Tell Their Story’.

Alongside Michael’s workshop there were creative activities throughout the NCCD, including clay relief sessions and the launch of NCCD’s Christmas card competition which is open to under 18s.

Visual and performing art specialists artsNK were also on hand offering practical workshops.

Big Draw at National Centre for Craft and Design. Rosie Gulliatt 7 with her mum Rebecca Gulliatt of Ruskington. EMN-150411-152803001

Big Draw at National Centre for Craft and Design. Rosie Gulliatt 7 with her mum Rebecca Gulliatt of Ruskington. EMN-150411-152803001

Michael will be leading a weekend masterclass on Saturday and Sunday November 14-15, from 10am-4pm on The Architecture of Ideas. The fee is £125 each, call 01529 308710.