13 Nov 2014 – 24 Nov 2014

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Daily, 10am - 6pm

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Christmas Steps Gallery

Bristol, United Kingdom


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An interactive exhibition of all things PLAYFUL and FUN.


Featuring the work of over 30 contemporary artists and illustrators creating a mixture of printed and three dimensional toys, puzzles, knick knacks, games, whirligigs, mobiles, zim zams, plushies, doodads, fandangles and much more. Created and curated by the childish minds of David McMillan, Jayde Perkin and Ed Cheverton. All work will be for sale for the duration of the exhibition, with all money made supporting The Wallace & Gromit Grand Appeal — The Bristol Children's Hospital Charity. The profits and donations will help support the amazing work this charity does in caring for sick children in the South West: http://www.wallaceandgromitfoundation.org/ Contributors: Adam Avery / Adam Higton / Alice Bowsher / Alice Astbury / Amy Godiman / Amy Marsh / Billy / Cachete Jack / Charlotte Mei / Chrissie Macdonald / Clare Owen / David Biskup / David McMillan / Disa Wallander / Ed Cheverton / Elliot Kruszynski / Emily Nash / Gavin Strange / George McCallum / Graham Rawle / Isabel Greenberg / Jack Teagle / Jamie Jones / Jay Cover / Jayde Perkin / Jess Warby / Lauren Humphrey / Liam Barrett / Lily Alden / Marianna Madriz / Philippa Rice / Rachel McGivern / Rob Hodgson / Rosie Brand / Wai Wai Pang TOYS will be holding workshops for children on Saturday the 15th November during the exhibition. Ever wanted to make your own fantastical toys? Put on a puppet show, or play in a Jazz band? We're teaming up with children's magazine ANORAK, Small press JAZZ DAD BOOKS and Bristol's CHILDREN'S SCRAPSTORE to bring you a day of fun children's workshops. Bring your kids along and join several of our exhibiting artists on SATURDAY 15th for a full day of creating your own silly and amazing TOYS and INSTRUMENTS, with the day collimating in a parade around the Christmas Steps led by our Big Band Leader, JAZZ DAD and his famous Orchestra. Closing Party — Saturday 22nd November Get involved: https://www.facebook.com/events/682832855139689/?source=1


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