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Hyper-Pop Workshop


Step into the shoes of Pop artists like Roy Lichtenstein and make your own comic book stories starting from their original sources in this special Comica Workshop as part of the Pop Art Design exhibition at The Barbican Centre Gallery.

Professional comic artists including Gary Northfield (The Beano and The Phoenix) and Rian Hughes (2000AD, Dan Dare and Batman) are there to offer their advice and expertise, as well as creating their own Pop works.

Free, limited capacity. All sessions last for one hour.
To book, please email creative.learning[at]barbican.org.uk, indicating which slot you would like to attend, and how many places you would like.

Please note that, due to the popularity of this event, places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, and early booking is advised

AM Session: Suitable for ages 5-14 and children must be accompanied by an adult:

Session 1: 10-11am
Session 2: 11.15am-12.15pm
Session 3: 12.30pm-1.30pm

PM Session: Suitable for ages 14+ :

Session 4: 2-3pm
Session 5: 3.15-4:15pm
Session 6: 4.30-5.30pm

Hyper-Pop logo designed by Rian Hughes
Hyper-Pop is also part of Image Duplicator

Tickets: Free but Book!
Where: Garden Room, Barbican Centre, Silk St, EC2Y 8DS
When: Saturday, November 16, 2013 10am-5.30pm

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