Free entry Tate Britain Workshop

Playing Up at Tate Britain

A family using the Playing Up activities. Image credit: Alex Wojcik, Tate Photography 2018

Dress up as an imaginary animal, protest for what you believe in, and play with rainbows

Playing Up is a game for kids and adults to play together. Join a playful, hands-on introduction to live art that encourages children’s creativity, confidence and imagination.

Our assistants will explain how to play the game and give you all the props and materials you need. Then you are free to go off as a family and start playing up around the gallery. All you need to bring is your imagination.

Playing Up is a collaboration between Theatre of Research, Live Art Development Agency (LADA) and Tate Early Years and Family Programme. Visit the dedicated Playing Up website and find out more.

We encourage young people to explore art and idea to take ownership of the gallery.​

Photograph of the Playing Up event at Tate Britain

photo credit: Alex Wojcik, Tate Photography 2018

Photograph of the Playing Up event at Tate Britain

photo credit: Alex Wojcik, Tate Photography 2018

Tate Britain

Turner Collection
Main Floor

Millbank
London SW1P 4RG
Plan your visit

Dates

25 May 2019 at 12.00–17.00

2 June 2019 at 12.00–17.00

8 June 2019 at 12.00–17.00

22 June 2019 at 12.00–17.00

6 July 2019 at 12.00–17.00

20 July 2019 at 12.00–17.00

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