The Big Draw at Bankside Gallery

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The Campaign For Drawing is an independent charity, which raises the profile of drawing as a tool for thought, creativity, social and cultural engagement. It has developed two programmes to encourage the use of drawing by professionals and others, The Big Draw and Power Drawing. Its long-term ambition is to change the way drawing is perceived by educationalists and the public. This has won support from leading practitioners in the creative industries and in art, architecture and design colleges, signalling an overdue realisation that drawing is fundamental to the training of students in these disciplines. The Campaign takes a wider view. It sees drawing as a basic human skill useful in all walks of life. October 2010 is Big Draw month in 20 countries and on five continents. Launched in 2000, this annual initiative has grown from 180 events in the UK to over 1500 worldwide. The Campaign aims to use drawing to connect visitors with museum and gallery collections, urban and rural spaces, and the wider community, in new and enjoyable ways. Every Big Draw season offers unlimited scope for those who love to draw and those who think they can't.

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Bankside Gallery

48 Hopton Street , London, SE1 9JH

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48 Hopton Street
London
SE1 9JH
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+44 (0)20 7928 7521
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Southwark: Turn left onto Blackfriars Rd, head towards the Thames, turn right into Southwark St, left into Hopton St.Blackfriars: turn left onto Blackfriars Bridge, cross the

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