barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham

Every Picture Tells a Story

Celebrating the Big Draw and Bournville Children’s Book Festival!

Come along to the Barber for a day of family fun, and be inspired to get drawing! This year The Big Draw theme is Every Picture Tells a Story… so join us as we delve into the magical world of Children’s book illustration.

Join renowned author & illustrator James Mayhew and internationally acclaimed Russian pianist Alexander Aradov in a Live Paint along to Mussorgsky’s ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’

Meet award winning author & illustrator Simon James

Enjoy Annamation Storytellers and create your own artwork in an artist-led workshop.


BEAST: Sonic Paintings

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Fragonard Family Day

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