Free workshops in London for adopted children (TALKadoption)

NFS member agency After Adoption has announced details of its next TALKadoption workshops, that are free for adopted children and young people to attend. Booking is key for all them and can be done by completing the forms and returning them as below:


Arts Workshop

: Saturday 22 July, 2017.

From: 10:00  to midday  (ages 7-11, a parent/carer must also attend)

13:00 to 15:00 (ages 12-18)

Where: Ceramics Studio in the Bromley-by-Bow Centre. Full details given on application

Who for: 12-18 year-olds, parents don’t attend.

TALKAdoption is holding a practical arts workshop of clay-making, painting and more in collaboration with the V&A. This is an opportunity to work with an experienced artist to explore the legacy of prolific artist, Lancelot Ribeiro, whose journey calls upon themes of:

  • Discovering/developing one’s own artistic expression
  • Culture and identity
  • Responding to one’s own surroundings i.e. the city of London
  • Large scale migrations
  • How art both shapes & responds to changing socio-political backdrops


Paint Jam

When:  Tuesday 8 August

From: 11:00 – 13:00

Where:  Holborn (location details upon booking)

Who for: 10-13 year olds (parents do not attend)

Join TALKAdoption at its  Paint Jam art workshop for adopted young people aged 10-13. Paint your own canvas in Paint Jam’s social-art-studio where everyone gets the chance to make art. Complete with art facilitators on hand to help, an abundance of fun and colourful artist quality materials, introductory exercises, and music to inspire, you will paint a canvas which you get to keep.
You can paint to a theme, or completely flow from the imagination. You will also get the chance to paint a communal canvas all together. Let your inner artist out in this fun, uplifting and freeing art-studio event! No experience required.  Refreshments will be provided. Booking essential. For more information email Sophie Sands  or call 020 3837 9303


Party in the Park

When: Thursday 31 August 2017

From: 11:00-13:00, with picnic afterwards

Where: Battersea Park

Who for: 5-10 year olds (younger siblings welcome)

You’ll have the chance to chase rocket balloons, catch sharks under the multi-coloured parachute, catapult water balloons and lots more at this party. Lots of energy required! There’ll then be free time for families to enjoy a picnic lunch together, so please bring a blanket and a packed lunch.


To attend ANY of the events above please download and complete this booking form and return it to After Adoption.

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Published in Meet the agencies New resources on August 24, 2016