The Big Draw comes to Hackney

THE worlds biggest celebration of drawing -The Big Draw -comes to Hackney this October. The Council is inviting residents of all ages to pick up their pencils and paper and get drawing!

Once upon a Time in Dalston by V22, Saturday 6 October, 12pm - 3.30pm
Drawing workshops for children taking inspiration from children’s literature.
Dalston Square and Dalston C.L.R James Library, E8 3BQ and:
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, E8 3DF

Making the Connection by Julian Wild
Saturday 13 October, 12pm - 5pm
A communal sculpture project, using plumbers tubing and hundreds of elbow joints.
All ages welcome.
Dalston Square, E8 3BQ
Big Draw at Clissold House
Sunday 14 October, 1pm - 4pm
Add your very own design to our big house collage!
All ages welcome.
Clissold Park, Stoke Newington Church
Street, N16 9HJ

MEGADOODLE by Studio Upstairs
Saturday 20 October, 1pm - 3pm
Draw alongside local guest artists and take part in a competition!
All ages welcome
Gillett Square, N16 8JN

All events are free and drop-in, with no advance booking required. For further information please contact; 020 8356 2919 or

To find out more about Dalston Square visit Hackney Council’s website at;