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Bring your collections to life: be part of the Big Draw Festival

Tuesday 31st October 2017

Registration is now open to take part in the world’s biggest drawing festival! Living Lines: An Animated Big Draw Festival, from 1-31 October 2017.  From cave men to the big screen and everything in between, this year, the theme of the world’s biggest drawing festival aims to unite pixels, pencils and people from across the globe to celebrate the universal language of drawing.

 Since 2000, the annual, international celebration of drawing, which brings people together under the banner ‘drawing is a universal language’, regularly takes place in over 25 countries, involves over 1000 events and has encouraged over 4 million people back to the drawing board.

The Big Draw Festival is for anyone who loves to draw, as well as those who think they can't! It's an opportunity to join a global community in celebration of the universal language of drawing. There are many benefits involved with taking part: Attracting new audiences and supporters, exploring the curriculum in new ways, bringing together your community, increasing understanding of a collection.... the list goes on.  

Find out more: http://www.thebigdraw.org/organise-an-event