Youngsters get creative at Camden Arts Centre’s family day

Creative children were in their element as the Camden Arts Centre held a family fundraising day on Sunday.

About 200 people attended the open afternoon, which offered drop-in workshops in the studio spaces and bookshop at the Hampstead-based centre in Arkwright Road.

Various free activities were running, including painting, model-making, book making and an animation workshop.

As well as taking part in the various workshops, families could view the current installations.

The workshops were free but around £500 was raised on the day through donations.

Linda Bevan, of the Camden Arts Centre, said: “The event went really well.

‘‘We’re very keen to offer activities that are free for families to enjoy, but to do that we need to keep fundraising.”

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The Camden Arts Centre no longer receives a grant from Camden Council and is trying to raise £500,000 to maintain its programme.