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Back by popular demand! Discover the Cultural Art of Modern Batik - 12th October

Learn the art of traditional batik wax-resist dyeing in this fun hands-on batik dyeing workshop whilst tucking into some delicious small plates from our summer menu.

What is modern contemporary batik? It's a brand-new kind of art which combines traditional Malaysian batik techniques with modern art. This fun and therapeutic workshop is suitable for anyone, even absolute beginners.

Through this 2-hour workshop you will create your own batik art design while learning the basics of the art of batik canting. Let nature inspire you with our canal side location within a five minute walk from the Utilita Arena, Brindley Place and Symphony Hall.

What to expect:

  • Learn about the history of batik, how it is made, and the tools & materials needed for batik canting

  • Learn skills for "tulis" batik by using hot wax and a special "tjanting" tool

  • Experiment with mixing colours to produce the right tone and shade

  • All materials and tools provided

  • A delicious small plate from Ju Ju's Cafe's summer menu.

  • A beautiful piece of batik art to take home

Get creative and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Batik and create your own artwork that is bound to impress! This workshop makes a one-of-a-kind date, friends lunch out, or just a fun event to meet new friends over some batik painting and delicious food.

Note: Children aged 14+ can attend but must be accompanied by a ticket-holding adult.

Tickets: £42 per person

Date & Time: Thursday 12th October. 6.30pm - 8.30pm.

Email to book. Please note tickets are restricted to a small number to allow for quality tuition - book ASAP!


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