May half-term at The Public

Free galleries, fun activities and a fantastic day out.


The Public in West Brom

The Public in West Brom

During May half-term (27 May to 1 June 2013) families visiting The Public in West Bromwich will be able to take part in a number of creative workshops, explore the venue’s free interactive gallery and new exhibition, Ordinary/Extra/Ordinary.

A week of fun, play, exploration and creation, the Whitsun break will see children, young people and families trying their hand at a wide range of activities from digital design to soft play, gaming to photography.

Especially designed for little ones, in the Fun Factory Art Zone, 18 month to 4 year olds will be able to play with giant building blocks, puppets and parachutes.  Families will be able to take part in friendly fun-filled activities each Monday, Wednesday and Friday throughout the holiday.

During the Art Fun inventor Lab, 4-11 year olds will be able to invent digital, mechanical and interactive works of art.  With heaps of problem solving challenges along the way each Monday, Wednesday and Friday, youngsters will be presented with a difference creative activity each time.

Throughout May Half-Term all ages will be able to help bring to life a new mobile work of art for The Public’s gallery with the Mobile Fun Factory.  Through drawing, painting and video making, children will be invited to add their own creative mark to the moving artwork on Tuesday 28 and Thursday 30 May using a number of cool digital devises.

Linda Saunders, Managing Director of The Public said: “Throughout half term The Public will once again be buzzing with activity with something for all ages to enjoy from family friendly workshops to the first opportunity to see our fantastic free new exhibition, Ordinary/Extra/Ordinary.  Our workshops will be an exciting taster of things to come this summer, when The Public will become Fun Factory, a place where art, fun and entertainment are brought together.”

For more information about May half-term activities at The Public visit or call 0121 533 7161.

To avoid disappointment advanced booking is advised.