Peculiar Portraits
Alison Erika Forde (and family)

Let your imagination flow and your silly side show, creating mixed media Peculiar Portraits from all sorts of collage papers and stamps!

All ages (under 12 accompanied by an adult)
Capacity 16

Alison Erika Forde is a is a visual artist/maker/painter exploring her mixed heritage, motherhood, class, the male gaze and northern-ness through art and zines.

Mindfulness & Poetry
Radhaika Kapur


A relaxed workshop where you can participate in 2 grounding exercises, read inspiring poetry exploring the senses and write your own short piece about a vivid memory.

Age 14+ capacity 7

Radhaika Kapur is a poet, facilitator and communications specialist based in Manchester. She has been writing and performing for over 10 years and has been published in anthologies including Sobotka and Lacuna Lit, as well as recently headlining the Levenshulme poetry night ‘Words with Friends’. In July 2023 Radhaika completed the Breathworks Mindfulness Champions course and is enthusiastic about sharing this practice with others.

Protest Poster making
Dal Kalur & PHM


Come and have a sneak peak at some protest posters in the People’s History Museum collection ahead of a Poster Exhibition next year. Discuss the posters and the techniques used to make them, before designing your own protest poster.

Age 14+

Capacity 16

(mentions of colonialism and racism within the posters)

All workshops are free to attend and work on a first come first served basis. Priority will be given to those from the global majority.