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Exhibition Road Creative Quarter – Friday 18 November 2011

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This free event for 13-19 year olds is a unique opportunity for young people to learn about their opportunities in the creative industries. Organised by the Exhibition Road Cultural Group (ERCG), Creative Quarter provides a chance to meet professional artists, designers and scientists – as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students – and to take part in free drop-in activities, workshops, talks and demonstrations.

It gives access to some of the latest developments in the creative industries, as well as an overview of different education and career pathways young people can follow.
Led by the V&A, ERCG member organisations running events this year include: Imperial College London; Kensington Palace; Royal Albert Hall; Royal College of Art; Royal College of Music; Science Museum; and other ERCG member organisations.

Please visit for further details and to book.

Limited places are still available for:

Fashion Illustration (10.30-12.30)
A fast paced, fun session exploring quick methods of figure drawing as a basis for fashion design.  Good drawing ability is not necessary, bags of enthusiasm is.  All materials will be provided. 

Backstage Tour (12.00-12.40)
A behind the scenes look at life at the Royal Albert Hall, led by a member of the Hall’s show department who are responsible for staging all of the events at the Hall from the Proms to Alicia Keys.

Journalism Workshop (13.00-14.40)
A practical workshop looking at the many forms of journalism with tips and techniques on writing and presenting.

Booking is essential for all workshops. Please contact Debra Cougill on