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Children's Activity Event, Sat 8 Jun 2019


Ruskin Avenue,
Richmond, Surrey,


Take part in a morning of creativity inspired by the work of Abram Games, one of the 20th century's most notable graphic designers. The workshop will be led by Naomi Games, his daughter, a designer and educator.

You will get the chance to explore Games's original, well-known designs for inspiration. Then, create artwork and learn the technique of airbrushing to produce your own bold poster.

Session includes a short break with light refreshments.

Designed for children aged 7 to 11yrs. - Adults do not need to book for themselves.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPublic toilets

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 8 Jun 2019 10:30 to 12:45
Please note, this workshop is not suitable for younger siblings, though there will be an area where they can play under the supervision of an adult.





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Map reference: TQ 152728  Lat: 51.44326 Long: -0.34244

Car : The National Archives is half a mile south of Kew Bridge, on the South Circular Road, A 205. Junction 2 of the M4 motorway is about one and a half miles away. There are 116 spaces in our car park which are free (on a first-come, first-served basis) to researchers using The National Archives. The car park is open from 08:30 to 19:00.
Train : The nearest station to the Kew office is Kew Gardens (Underground - District line and Railway - Silverlink Metro / North London line). Kew Gardens is in both zone 3 and 4, and the journey from central London to Kew takes about 40 minutes. It is a short walk from the station via Ruskin Avenue to The National Archives.
Other convenient railway stations for The National Archives at Kew are Richmond (Travel one stop from there to Kew Gardens) and Kew Bridge (a 15-20 minute walk to us).
Bus: The R68 bus route ends by the entrance to The National Archives, and the 65 and 391 bus routes run along Kew Road.
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Parking: free


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome