April 2016




The Drawing Imaginarium is Anorak's very first festival of creativity and silly fun and was originally conceived to mark the Happy Mag for Kids first anniversary.

Launched early April at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, it later travelled to London for the D&AD Festival for a week.

Supported by Arts Council and Paperchase, The Drawing Imaginarium included Anorak's Magical Wall by Rob FlowersPam & Tom's Fashion House by Ben Javens, Anorak's Happy Green House by Emma Crockatt, Anorak's Paper Band by Miguel Bustos, Anorak's School of Paper Planes by Chi He, Arnold The Idea Generator by Ollie Silvester, Anorak Paper Costumes by Rob Flowers,  Happy Kites workshops by DOT's Make Queen Julia Staite, Draw What You See workshop by Inma Lorente,  Fuzzy Folk felt workshop with Adam Higton, and an Imaginarium Aquarium by Leeds College of Arts'  BLOOP Group.

Anorak's events Queen, Jenny Javens brought along her fabulous 60s caravan turned bookshop, How Brave is the Wren

The Drawing Imaginarium drew thousands of Anorak fans during both events and there are now plans afoot to travel it in some venues around the country. To keep abreast of any news, register to our newsletter here