Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery is currently closed to the public due to Coronavirus. We are planning to reopen in early Autumn.

Pitzhanger Pantry in Walpole Park is open for coffee, lunch and ice cream, Wednesday - Sunday from 09:00 - 16:00. We are now open for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies in our outdoor covered colonnade. Looking to get married? Get in touch with us at private.hire@pitzhanger.org.uk

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Make a paper flower corsage for Mother’s Day.

Make a paper flower corsage for Mother’s Day.

Watch our animation and use paper, tape, scissors and pipe cleaners to make a mini springtime bouquet for someone you love. You can wear it or even put it in a little vase.

This activity is for all ages. You may want to pre-cut materials or buy pre-cut materials for little people. You will make individual flowers and then twist them together to make your bouquet. 

It will take you about 45 minutes to an hour depending on how detailed you make your flowers.

Materials:

  1. Tape (any will do even masking tape which you can colour with a marker when you’re finished)
  2. Scissors
  3. Wire (if you have some)
  4. Safety pins or broach pins
  5. A stapler comes in handy
  6. Pipe cleaners
  7. Glue stick
  8. Ribbon
  9. If you have one, a glue gun
  10. Different paper. It can be recycled from other projects, tissue paper, crepe paper, newspaper, sugar paper, card, old envelopes, etc.

Method:

  1. Daffodil: pick your colours, cut circles out and fold them. Trim to make little pom poms. Layer and twist the back together fixing the back of your flower with pipe cleaner
  2. Draw six petals on paper and cut out. Pinch tissue paper to make the inner part. Staple in. Cut out leaves to add depth.
  3. Use tissue paper to cut out a six petal flower. Add a frill using a firmer card trimmed with frills. You can even use your pencil to curl the paper.
  4. For variety, make some roses with different coloured tissue paper. Wrap tissue strips around in layers, pinching and folding. Pinch the base and fix with a pipe cleaner. Add a detail leaf.
  5. Combine your bouquet, twisting the pipe cleaners together. Use tape to bind the stems.
  6. Add ribbon for detail and bounce. 
  7. Affix a safety pin or broach pin with tape on the back of the stem. 
  8. Have fun! Invent new flowers, using recycled paper and at-home materials to recreate the shapes of our natural world.

PITZHANGER NEWS

All the latest happenings in and around Pitzhanger

20th May 2020

Happy World Bee Day 2020

To celebrate we are sharing with you the story behind our unique Pitzhanger Honey, made by volunteers and sold in the Pitzhanger Shop.

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21st April 2020

Mel Giedroyc at Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery

Mel Giedroyc brought her best friend to Pitzhanger for the first episode of the new series of the Art Fund’s Meet Me at the Museum podcast.

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31st March 2020

Pitzhanger Picks #PitzPicks

Every week we will share a selection of our favourite activities and links, related to Pitzhanger and the cultural sector, which will be posted on our social media and website.

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23rd March 2020

Gorgeous Galleries: Our Top 5

We have been featured as one of the top Galleries to hire in London.

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16th March 2020

Coronavirus Update

The Pitzhanger team is working hard to prepare for the re-opening of Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery in the early Autumn.

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11th March 2020

Pitzhanger One Year Anniversary

This March we are celebrating one year since Pitzhanger reopened to the public follow the conservation and restoration project.

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5th March 2020

Hogarth Exhibition Range

Shop Hogarth inspired gifts, books and prints. Every purchase supports Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery.

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31st December 2019

Taking a look back over 2019

2019 has been a very significant year for Pitzhanger, with the conclusion of the building works and the re-opening of the Manor and Gallery in March. Here we take a quick look in 12 pictures through some of the momentous events of this special year.

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12th September 2019

Hogarth’s ‘A Rake’s Progress’ to return to Pitzhanger

For the first time in more than 200 years, A Rake’s Progress will return to Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery in March 2020 as the centrepiece of a new exhibition of work by contemporary artists focusing on aspects of everyday life in London.

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30th May 2019

Behind the Scenes

See behind the hoardings at Pitzhanger during the major conservation project that finished in March 2019.

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PITZHANGER MANOR & GALLERY
Mattock Lane, London
W5 5EQ
Reception: 020 3985 8888
Office: 020 3994 0967
pitzhanger@pitzhanger.org.uk

Tuesday - Monday: Closed (except bank holidays)

Last admissions one hour before closing

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