Nature-inspired Workshops

We are very excited to announce that Crouch End Open Studios are inviting our local community to come together and participate in a series of creative workshops inspired by Nature, to be held in August 2021. The works produced during these workshops will adorn The Mobile Garden Sculpture reflecting our thoughts around nature and the environment.

This sculpture will be exhibited at Hornsey Library (TBC) as part of the Crouch End Open Studios Weekend Event on September 25 & 26 2021.

The workshops will be led by Crouch End Open studios Artists Barbara Mansi, Elizabeth Brown, Julia Clarke and Lara Harwood and Held at Alexandra Palace.

Julia Clarke: Willow

Two nature-inspired workshops run by Julia Clarke. We will forage for natural materials and found objects in the beautiful Alexandra Park.

August 21   Sign up >

August 26   Sign up > 


Lara Harwood: Floating Poem

Two nature-inspired creative workshops combining the Japanese Haiku poem and learning to make a mobile sculpture. Run by Lara Harwood

August 21    Sign up >

August 25    Sign up >


Barbara Mansi:  Mixed Media and Collage

A nature-inspired creative workshop using recycled materials to explore attractive patterns found in bugs and plants: Run by Barbara Mansi.

August 21    Sign up>


Elizabeth Brown: Experimental Cyanotype

Create an image of nature using one of the oldest forms of photography and contribute to a mobile sculpture. Run by Elizabeth Brown.
Two workshops available.

August 21    Sign up >

August 25    Sign up >


Artists’ conversations

Stella Yarrow & Caroline  Elliott

Date to be confirmed


Jukka Kettunen & Sarah Barker Brown

Sandra von Haselberg & Richard Peacock 

Michael Lee & Lizzie Brown


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