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Sunday Spot Play Space: Carnival of Play by Natalie Zervou-Kerruish
Sundays 5th, 12th and 19th Sep
Past event

Courtesy Natalie Zervou-Kerruish

Make your own family carnival float in our new Sunday Spot Play Space sessions!

Artist Natalie Zervou-Kerruish has designed six movable structures which families are invited to transform into their own unique carnival floats.

Use bells, balls, sticks, paper, foil, ribbon and tape to build and decorate your float in a way that symbolises your family or community.

The session will end in a procession, with families leading their floats through the studio and out into the Orozco Garden!


Sessions are self-directed and open to all, but designed for children aged 0-5 years old. The space is supported by the SLG’s Art and Play team.

Please book one ticket per family group of under six people; for family groups of more than six, please book two tickets. We welcome families in every form.

This is a FREE session but please inform us in case of cancellation, as each session is limited to 5 family tickets for covid-safety.


  • Families will be allocated their own space to work in the studio, to maintain social distancing between bubbles, and asked to keep to their own space as much as possible.
  • The garden space, next to the Clore Studio, will be open and accessible for families to stretch out if they need to get moving.
  • Materials will be individualised so that there is no sharing of materials between bubbles.
  • Parents or carers will be asked to wear face masks inside, unless exempt.
  • Materials will be cleaned or quarantined between sessions.
  • We’ll be following government guidance, so please be advised that sessions may be cancelled if new restrictions come into place and check ahead of making your journey.


  • The session is free but ticketed, visitors must have a booking to access the activity.
  • The room is likely to be noisy.
  • The activity is not seated. Chairs are available upon request.
  • Ear plugs, ear defenders, magnifying glasses and wheelchairs are all available.


Natalie Zervou-Kerruish is an artist and researcher interested in the wordless language of sculpture and movement. Both these are fundamental in the artists on-going sculptural enquiry into the corporeal and connective qualities inherent in ready-to-hand materials. Theatrical, tactile and playful, her work is conscious of the impact the human body has in relation to sculpture and space. When collaborating with others, she is interested in the exchange, the transitional and all things partial. Recent research stems from the symbols and philosophies connected to her Greek heritage, alienation and voicelessness.