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T100 Calling: Grays Art and Architecture Walk, Spring Clean Mandala
T100 Calling: T100 Walking, Talking & Making Festival 2020.
T100 Walking Festival: T100 Calling takes as its theme mandalas in 2020. A series of walks led by experienced walkers will visit sites along the Thames Estuary, starting and ending in Purfleet–on–Thames. At key locations on the walks, beautiful large-scale mandalas will be made. Open to all.
Sat 19 September 2020 10:00 – 14:30
Art and Architecture Walk from Thameside Theatre to Grays Town Wharf
Spring Clean: Mandala make using plastics collected from the river Thames and talks from Thames 21
Walk 10:00 – 12:00
Mandala making/ talks 12:30 – 14:30 (optional)
A leisurely walk around Grays Town Centre exploring the often-overlooked art and architecture of the familiar streets. There will be talks throughout the route highlighting the history of the key points of interest and a nod to the community handling of plastic pollution. The walk takes approximately 2 hours at a leisurely pace including chatting time.
The route will head towards Grays Wharf to meet a procession to the ‘Spring Clean’ mandala-making site. Led by Kinetika artists, participants will be invited to create a mandala using recycled plastic from the Thames and listen to talks from Thames21.
Spring Clean mandala gallery Click the link to see mandalas made by the T100 community in preparation for this theme.
Tickets are free but must be booked in advance.
A condition of booking is that all attending agree to follow our Covid-19 Guidelines
Only 30 places are available for each event so social distancing can be managed.
Book the WALK via Eventbrite
Book the MANDALA MAKING via Eventbrite
Visit the event website for specific walk timings and details about the walks and routes.