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Harold Moody

(1882-1947), Physician and Founder of the League of Coloured People

Download and print at home

More to make and do

Activities for different age ranges.

Under 5s

Food Face

6-8 years

Talking Heads

9-11 years

Continous Line Drawing

12 years +

Stitching a Portrait


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Harold Moody fought against racism in the UK. Find out more about racism

Family Activities: Playful Portraits

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Develop your art skills

Discover our BP Next Generation short films made by artists. Follow step by step guides in drawing and painting techniques.

Improve your skills

Hold Still

Hold Still photography workshop

Reflect on your own experiences of lockdown through this easy-to-do from home, photographic exercise. 

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Draw Like a Renaissance Master

Revisit The Encounter exhibition and learn about Renaissance and Baroque drawing methods and materials.

Improve your technique