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Arts Award: Explore Print in a Week


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Monday 15th July - Friday 19th July
10am - 3pm
Tutor LPW Tech Team

Please note bookings for this course will close on Wednesday 3rd July, please ensure you book by this date to secure a place 

Inspired by the (UN)STAGED exhibition currently on show at LPW, children will have the opportunity to achieve an Arts Award Explore in a Week, and:

  • Meet an Artist
  • Discover or Explore Printmaking
  • Create their own prints
  • Reflect on their day with family at a mini exhibition at the end of the day

Suitable for children aged 7 - 12 years.

Course Structure 

Day one

  • Introduction to LPW
  • Discover the studio, I spy activities, rubbings from antique presses, make Collages
  • Tour the Exhibition
  • Q&A
  • Printmaking activity

Day Two

  • Discover printmaking through Film
  • Printmaking activity
  • Meet an Artist
  • Q&A
  • Explore Printmaking

Day Three

  • Offsite Visit to LCB Depot and Phoenix – walk
  • Q&A
  • Printmaking activity
  • Show and tell

Day Four

  • Mood board planning for final print and ideas
  • Printmaking

Day Five

  • Finishing prints
  • Preparing for Mini Exhibition

What is Arts Award?

Arts Award is a range of unique qualifications that support young people, enabling them to connect and take part in the wider arts world. We are registered to deliver Arts Award Discover and Arts Award Explore here at LPW.

Arts Award Discover is an introductory award designed for ages 5 and above. Arts Award Explore is an Entry Level (Entry 3) qualification on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is designed for ages 7 and above.


Online: You can book online here by credit / debit card or Paypal.

Telephone: You can pay by card over the phone during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm). Call us on 0116 251 4174.

In person: Call in to Leicester Print Workshop during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm) to book and pay by card, cash or cheque.

Pre-course information: We will send you details of how to find us and what to bring with you when we process your booking.