Wild Life Drawing: Hawks and Falcons

Wild Life Drawing: Hawks and Falcons

20th May 2024 7pm - 9pm
British Summer Time

at Ducie Street Warehouse

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2024-05-20 19:00:00 2024-05-20 21:00:00 Europe/London Wild Life Drawing: Hawks and Falcons Ducie Street, Manchester, M1 2TP


In Person Ticket
£35.00 + £2.75 fee

Event Details

We're taking wing and flying up to Manchester, for an evening drawing three stunning birds of prey. Leading the flock will be the fastest species of bird on earth- the peregrine falcon. These birds reach staggering speeds of 200mph! We will also be joined by a pure white Gryfalcon. With their artful camouflage, this beautiful arctic species blends into its snowy surroundings perfectly. Finally, we will meet a very rare species- the African harrier hawk. These raptors have incredible climbing skills- thanks to their double-jointed knees! 

The class will begin with an introduction from wildlife artist Jennie Webber, who will give her top tips for animals drawing from life. We will then be introduced to our fine feathered models by expert falconer David. While we draw, we will learn all about these fascinating species, and there will be plenty of time for any questions that you have. No prior art experience is needed to join the session- all abilities are welcome, and all artistic styles are celebrated! We will provide everything you need- drawing boards, paper and a colourful range of materials to experiment with. 

Animal welfare is at the heart of everything we do at Wild Life Drawing. We are a small team of animal lovers who are dedicated to conservation, and we strive to make each of our classes a positive experience for the animals we draw. We only ever work with the finest handlers who treat their animals with respect and care, and animals who are healthy and happy being around humans. The falconer who is bringing along the birds for the class is part of several breeding schemes for endangered species, and raises awareness of conservation through education projects. 

10% of each ticket will be donated to Gauntlet Conservation Trust