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Saatchi Gallery - Talks & Workshops

The Saatchi Gallery offers private tours of our curated exhibitions with a Saatchi Gallery guide and accompanying deals for enjoying our critically acclaimed restaurant. Click here for more details.

We are pleased to be offering a further specialist workshop with a practising artist: COLLAGE WITH MAYA MITTEN. Please follow this link for further information and to buy a ticket.


The After School Art Club is for 4-8 year olds. It’s a space for kids to have fun and develop confidence in their own creativity and ideas.

When: Wednesdays 4:00pm-5:00pm
Starts: Wednesday 25th November 2015
Where: Saatchi Gallery Education Room
Price: £10 per session

For more information and to book a place, please email

Alex set up the After School Art Club to give children space in their busy schedule to slow down, make some art, have fun and generally develop confidence in their own creativity and ideas. She loves teaching children and firmly believes that being creative from an early age can give a child real self-confidence and an original outlook in life. Art and design surround us in the city and children love to engage with it.

A degree in Graphic Design and Illustration at the prestigious Central St Martins School of Art in London gave Alex the springboard to work in many different areas of the media and art world. She kicked off her career as part of the exhibitions team at The Saatchi Gallery then focused on picture research and picture editing, specializing in fashion, art and architecture.

Alex is the parent of an adorable Miniature Schnauzer called Minnie and you can follow their adventures on Instagram @minnieandalex

Past Talks & Workshops


Thursday 13th August
Age group: 10-15 years

A painting workshop looking at the themes used in Darrell Hawkins' artwork- focusing on colour, rhythm and play. Darrell mixes both abstract and figurative imagery with pop culture references. This free workshop coincides with a solo exhibition of his work in the Artist Editions and Print Gallery which is open from Tuesday 28th July 2015 to Monday 24th August 2015.

Please email to book a place.



Monday 10th/Tuesday 11th/Wednesday 12th August 2015

Free workshop in devising theatre: 2-4pm

Performance: 4pm. Running time 65 minutes
Age group: 8+

£6 per ticket for the performance, please buy tickets here:

East meets West across the education divide when four London teenagers compete for a prestigious scholarship. As they venture across the capital into unfamiliar territories, friendships are tested, aspirations are challenged and each is forced to decide what matters most. Will the best candidate win or will their postcodes keep them in their place?

This vibrant, timely and touching new work, by award-winning playwright Ade Solanke, takes the pulse on coming-of-age in an increasingly divided city.

Ade Solanke's previous play, Pandora's Box, premiered at Arcola in 2012 and returned as part of a national tour in 2014. It was nominated for Best New Play in the OffWestEnd Theatre Awards and for the 2014 Nigeria Prize for Literature.

Written and directed by: Ade Solanke
Producer: Hannah Tookey
Casting Director: Caley Powell
Assistant Director: Maa Yarkor-Addo
Set and Costume Designer: Anna Lewis
Lighting Designer: Peter Small
Sound Designer: Tim Shaw
Stage Manager: Drew MacNeil
Jennie Eggleton
Alhaji Fofana
Ismail Kamara
Montana Mascoll

Join our exciting, FREE and inclusive workshops, offered with our new play, East End Boys, West End Girls.

You'll create your own work and learn new games and techniques, exploring the themes of the play using drama, writing, music and movement.

We'll look at topics such as:

Friendship/Loneliness when at school
Societal pressures / personal ambitions
Similarities / differences within class, race, postcodes.

We'll devise short performances to be shared with an audience of family and friends in the theatre space on the last day.

Facilitator: Maa Yarkor-Addo


Painting Events

Painting Events