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August2008
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You can now book tickets online for most London events. Simply visit www.tate.org.uk/tickets or follow the links below. For London events you can also call 020 7887 8888 or email ticketing@tate.org.uk with your daytime telephone number.

We strongly recommend booking ahead for ticketed events: entry cannot be guaranteed otherwise.
All four Tate galleries welcome families and offer lots to do - whether it's taking part in one of the many activities for families and young people, seeing an exhibition or visiting the free Collection displays. To find out more, visit www.tate.org.uk
 
FREE Food and Drink at Tate this summer!

FREE Kids Main Course in Tate Modern Café 2
Until the end of August, Tate Catering are offering a free main course for children eating from the special children's menu in Café 2. The offer is valid on presentation of this voucher on arrival at Café 2. The offer applies to one child per adult (adults must purchase a main course or light lunch). Subject to availability.

FREE kids smoothie at Tate Britain
Until the end of August, Tate Catering are offering a free child's sized smoothie when an accompanying adult buys a hot or cold drink in the Tate Britain Café. Subject to availability.
 
Tate Liverpool

Tate 08 Activity Space: Art Pad >

Studio open every morning from 9 August - 22 August and all day from 23 August - 31 August
Tate Liverpool
Free

Drop in to our Klimt inspired Studio on the first floor and explore Klimt and fashion as a family.

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Youth and Family Activity: Tate 08 Activity Space: Art Pad
© Tate
 
Tate Britain

Sci-fi fantasy >

Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 August, 11.00-16.00
Tate Britain, Manton Studio, 10-13 years
£80, booking recommended


Illustrator Christopher Rainbow shows you how to put your wildest ideas and emotions on paper. Come and draw on an epic scale and create your own sci-fi worlds. You'll use the ideas of artists like Paul Noble and Keith Tyson to bring your characters to life.

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To book, contact the box office on 020 7887 8888
Keith Tyson, 5th June 2006 - High Resolution- “Large Field Array (14 X 14 X 3 pixels)..(300)” , 2006
Keith Tyson
5th June 2006 - High Resolution- “Large Field Array (14 X 14 X 3 pixels)..(300)”  2006
© courtesy the artist
 
Tate St Ives

Summer Holiday Beach Carnival: Porthmeor Beach >

28 July - 29 August 2008
Tate St Ives
£3, booking required per child, accompanying adults free.


A family workshop of free hands-on creative activities to engage, challenge and inspire.

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To book, contact the box office on 01736 796226
 
Tate Modern

Super Start >

Monday 25 August, 11.00-17.00
Tate Modern, Throughout the gallery
For 5 years and over
Free


Come along to Tate Modern during Bank Holiday Monday and enjoy a free fun-filled day of activities which bring the art works in the Collection displays to life. Play our ever-popular Start games, see films for children made by artists, get creative with lots of practical activities and listen to some amazing stories.

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Super Start
© Tate
 
New Kids Website launched >

Tate Kids is a new, safe site for your children to share, play with and create art. Kids can:
  • start their own online art galleries by uploading work, or taking art from the Tate Kids Collection
  • create a masterpiece in our brand-spanking-new game Tate Paint, or make their mark at Tate Modern in our Street Art game
  • be crafty and discover fresh ideas for making art in Tate Create
Visit us now!
New Kids Website launched
© Tate
 
Tate Britain

My Secret Garden >

Tuesday 12 August, 11.00-12.30 and 14.00-15.30
Tate Britain, Collection Display Rooms and Garden
For under 5 years
£6, booking recommended. Price is per session


Go green and get gardening! Come and have a look at our community garden and find out about vegetables and flowers from the hot and dry lands of the Middle East. Then follow us on a journey to imaginary and real gardens in the gallery.

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To book, contact the box office on 020 7887 8888
My Secret Garden
Photo: © Matt Stuart
 
Tate Liverpool

Tate Explorers Holiday sessions >

26 July - 8 August 10.00 -16.30, 9 August - 22 August 13.00-16.30
Tate Liverpool, For ages 0-12
Free, no bookings taken

Children aged between 0 and 12 (and their adults!) are challenged to visit the Explorers Base Camp trolley to collect a map or activity bag. The maps take the young explorers on a journey of discovery to see, feel and learn about the art in the gallery.

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Tate Explorers
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Tate Britain

Green Fingers >

Wednesday 13 August, 11.00-12.30 and 14.00-15.30
Tate Britain, Level 2 Galleries and Garden
For ages 5 - 12
£6, booking recommended. Price is per session


Explore the vegetables and flowers from the Middle East growing in our community garden as well as the moss climbing up a huge sculpture. Become a plant hunter in the gallery and discover a world of exotic plants and flowers in the paintings. What does your secret garden look like? Use card board boxes, fabrics, paper and small three-dimensional objects to create it.

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To book, contact the box office on 020 7887 8888
 
Tate Liverpool

Storytelling with Liverpool Libraries >

Every Tuesday in August
Tate Liverpool, For all ages
Free


Join us for summer stories in the galleries with Liverpool libraries every Tuesday throughout August.

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Tate Modern

Start: In the Summer Holidays >

22 July - 29 August 2008, 11.00-17.00 (except Mondays)
Tate Modern, Family Zone Level 3 Concourse
For 5 years and over
Free


Come and visit the Start team who will help you choose an activity to do in the galleries. Spot artworks, invent stories, draw what you can see - there are lots of fun games to choose from!

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Summer sticking fun at Start!
Summer sticking fun at Start!
Photo: © Justine Stoddart
   
Betterbankside >

Once you've spent hours of fun at Tate Modern, take a look at what the rest of Bankside has to offer for families: storytelling session on board the Golden Hinde, costume dressings, sword-fighting displays and performances from musicians at Shakespeare's Globe or a fun-packed family meal at one of the area's family-friendly restaurants.

To find out more visit our Kids and Family pages and sign up to the e-newsletter to receive monthly updates on what's going on in Bankside.

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Better Bankside
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