Moving Art: Animation in Stroud

Moving Art: Animation in Stroud

Exhibited from Tuesday 7 March - Sunday 23 April

Extended by popular demand!

Opening times vary, but we can guarantee access over the Easter weekend - a perfect time to visit!

In the mid 20th century Stroud was home to Britain’s most influential animation company: Halas and Batchelor. This exhibition tells the story of their presence in Stroud and the local people who worked there. It features cels and artworks from various animations, including from the studio’s most famous work ‘Animal Farm’.

Please note that Gallery Two is a shared use space. Please call ahead on 01453 763394 to avoid disappointment.

Supported by Arts Council England

This exhibition is complemented by a series of animation workshops...

Moving Art: Storyboard Workshop for Young People with Jay Clarke of Aardman Animations

Saturday 11 March | 11:30am - 1:30pm | £5

Young cartoonists and aspiring animators aged 12-17 are invited to join Jay Clarke for a storyboard workshop. An amazing opportunity to learn from a professional - be sure to book early to avoid disappointment!

Booking necessary, please call on 01453 763394.

Moving Art: Storyboard Workshop for Adults with Jay Clarke of Aardman Animations

Saturday 11 March | 2:30pm - 4:30pm | £5

If you’ve always wanted to try your hand at creating animated pictures then this is your chance to take the first step! Join Jay Clarke and see how he creates storyboards at Aardman Animations and then have a go at creating your own storyboard. 

Booking necessary, please call on 01453 763394.

Moving Art: Flick Book Children's Workshop with Tracy Spiers

Saturday 18 March | 2pm - 4pm | £5

Children aged 7 to 12 are invited to join local illustrator Tracy Spiers and make their own simple flick book, learning the first steps of animation along the way. This special workshop is part of the ‘Animation in Stroud’ pop up programme celebrating the little know story of the early days of animated films in the UK.

Booking necessary, please call on 01453 763394.


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