Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events › Camo Events!

Events List Navigation

July 2016

The Art of Deception: Family Launch

23rd July 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum,
Royal Pump Rooms
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4AA United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The Art of Deception - Family Launch Saturday 23rd July 11am-4pm Take part in the family-friendly activities at this jam-packed launch event and explore the exhibition.  Make your own camouflage hat to wear home and meet the costumed character from the Camouflage Unit. Free, drop in and join in.

Find out more »

Writers’ Open Day

23rd July 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum,
Royal Pump Rooms
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4AA United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Saturday 23rd July 11am-4pm At 11am join Matt Black for an introduction to the Writers' Open Day to learn about the background to the Camouflage Unit and to hear a small selection of poems inspired by this fascinating piece of Leamington history. Drop in at any time during the day, take a seat at one of the writing stations and find inspiration for your own poems or prose - from the exhibition, from Camouflage Unit history, and from other writers. Participants may also submit work for the…

Find out more »
August 2016

James Bridle’s Drone Shadow

1st August 2016 @ 8:00 am - 29th August 2016 @ 5:00 pm
TBC
Drone Shadow (Digbeth) Photo by Antonio RobertsSmall

Installation August - Sept Has technological innovation rendered more traditional forms of camouflage obsolete?  The Coventry based, artist-led group Office for Art, Design and Technology present Drone Shadow, an installation by Athens based, British artist, writer and technologist James Bridle to encourage debate around this very question. The Drone Shadow’s are a series of installations which display a 1:1 outline of a variety of Drone’s, highlighting the physical reality and the apparent invisibility of these unmanned aerial vehicles. Presented for the Camouflage Festival…

Find out more »

Yarn Bombing in Jephson Gardens!

5th August 2016 @ 10:00 am - 19th August 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Jephson Gardens,
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4AA United Kingdom
+ Google Map
wool (1)

Art in the park are working with the Sydni Centre, The Brunswick Healthy Living Centre, Gap Community Centre, Milan Ladies Groups, The Asian Ladies Group, Krishna Temple Ladies, Wellesbourne Knit & Natter, Kenilworth Book shop to create a secret camouflage installation in Jephson Gardens. What we can tell you is that the project involves size 8 needles, garter stitch and some very colourful wool! Their creation will be located near The Aviary in Jephson Gardens and will be revealed on…

Find out more »

Art in the Park – Camouflage Themed!

6th August 2016 @ 8:00 am - 7th August 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Jephson Gardens,
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4AA United Kingdom
+ Google Map
artinthepark

Art in the Park is back, better than ever, and this time it is camo-themed! There will be some history walks from the Leamington History Group and an information stand on camouflage as well as some interactive art projects..... Escape Arts are bringing their fabulous bus packed with creativity and inspiration to Art in the Park on August 6th and 7th. There will be a buzz of activity in the creating and making of camouflage bugs all weekend at Art…

Find out more »

Community Camouflage Quarter

6th August 2016 @ 10:00 am - 7th August 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Jephson Gardens,
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4AA United Kingdom
+ Google Map
CzechFountain

We have a Camouflage Quarter at Art in the Park where we will be creating camo themed creatures, learning about camouflage and inspiring others to share their thoughts, and creating our own camo textile piece for the Czech Memorial Fountain. This community art project will include 7 panels to commemorate the 7 brave Czech soldiers who died after taking part in a daring operation to assassinate the Nazi tyrant Reinhard Heydrich in 1942. Learn more about their heroic story and the…

Find out more »

‘Hidden’ – Camouflaging the Czech memorial Fountain

6th August 2016 @ 10:00 am - 8th August 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Jephson Gardens,
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4AA United Kingdom
+ Google Map
memorial fountain (2)

Art in the Park will be creating a unique community camouflage project over the weekend of 6th & 7th August. A series of camouflage tree panels will be made by visitors and the local community to represent the lives of the 7 brave Czech soldiers who were based in Leamington and died in WWII having successfully assassinated Heydrich. Local artist Armando Magnino will erect 6 wooden panels in the foot well of the fountain in a circular shape. Textile Artist Chrissie…

Find out more »

Free Camouflage Walks

6th August 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 7th August 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Jephson Gardens,
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4AA United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Barry-Walk

The Leamington History Group will be telling the history of camouflage and its role in Leamington through guided walks taking in the main points of interest. They will run on Sat 6th and Sunday 7th August meeting at 2pm atThe Clock Tower. There is only room for 20 people so book early to avoid disappointment! Either email info@leamington-camo.co.uk to book your place or visit the Community Camouflage Quarter at Art in the Park! Walks will be about an hour and…

Find out more »

Coding Camo

15th August 2016 @ 9:00 am - 18th August 2016 @ 5:00 pm
TBC
Animated Logo

A 4 Day Creative Computer Coding Workshop with Ryan Hughes and Visiting Practitioners. Computer code is enabling new forms of artistic creation, this workshop will teach basic computer coding in a collaborative, creative environment which will resolve in a public performance at Heartbreak Productions in Leamington Spa. Who: Some basic computing skills are required (word processing, basic photo editing, etc…), no prior experience writing computer code is needed. This course is aimed at beginners. When: Workshop: 15th - 18th August (Venue…

Find out more »

Painting for Pleasure Camouflage

17th August 2016 @ 10:00 am - 27th August 2016 @ 2:00 pm
All Saints Church,
Priory Terrace
Leamington Spa, CV31 1AA United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Camouflaged chick by Louise

Members of ‘Painting for Pleasure’ are exhibiting Camouflage themed artwork, created over the past year. This includes displaying two large paintings made during a Camouflage activity day. Each large painting is made up from six A2 sized paintings joined together. We invited past members and groups we have links with to join us for a fun arts activities day on the theme of Camouflage, with thanks from Warwick District Council for an Arts Development Grant 2015. Painting for Pleasure has…

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events