The Hundred and One Dalmatians
Peter Bently and Steven Lenton with Flatpack Assemble
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Sat 21 Oct 10.30am - 1.15pm
Sat 21 Oct 1.30 - 4.45pm
Meet Peter Bently and Steven Lenton for a drawing and reading celebration of the first-ever picture book of ‘The Hundred and One Dalmatians’. Taking as our theme this year's Big Draw theme of 'Making Lines Move' we're proud to bring you a unique drawing and animation event based on the classic novel 101 Dalmatians.

Featuring award-winning children's author Peter Bently and illustrator Steven Lenton in a live draw-along reading of the brand new 101 Dalmatians picture book. Children and adults can draw along too in sketch books provided!

Bookings taken for 2 timed sessions - 10.30 - 1.15pm and 1.30 - 4.45pm with draw along interactive live reading as part of each session. Performance times – 10.45 - 11.45am and 1.45 - 2.45pm. Book signings/Meet & Greet the author and illustrator sessions will follow each concert.

Children can also enjoy have a go at art activities with a professional artist, storytelling in the galleries on and an animal inspired gallery trail as part of the day. There will also be a Dalmatian Animation workshop for ages 6+.

Seating per workshop limited to 100 people. Whole event ideal for 3-12 year olds. Younger siblings welcome and under 3s go free. Our events are popular with multiple generations of the same family.

 This amazing event is subsidised by Arts Council England.Winner of Best Family Event 2015 and Best Family Welcome 2016 from Get Creative prestigious national awards.

This is what one parent said about last year's event: "What a wonderful experience! Listening to beautiful music - expertly performed - whilst characterful people, animals and scenes appear from the pen of the artist, with the audience sketching along. Pure magic!"

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Tickets: £5 for adults and children

Suitable for ages: 0-5 6-11

Organised by Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Collaborating organisations
Busy Parents Network

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston Park Road
B15 2TS

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