DRAWING DOGS – Sara Ogilvie

Drawing Dogs

Grab your pens and pencils in your paws for an event of stories and dog drawing fun with the award winning illustrator and printmaker Sarah Ogilvie.

In this fun-filled event Sara will show you how she created some of her well-known canine characters, including Julia Donaldson’s Detective Dog and Hospital Dog, and Biff from Anna Kemp’s Dog’s don’t do Ballet.

She will also help you draw some handsome hounds and perky pooches of your own… WOOF! 

Ages: 5+

Based in Newcastle, the multi-talented Sara Ogilvie has collaborated with many amazing authors gaining recognition on shortlists including The Roald Dahl Funny prize, Sainsburys Picture Book awards, and The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize.


  • Babies under 1 go FREE (must have a ticket). Under 12’s to be accompanied by an adult. Concession rates apply to under 16’s only.
  • Please note that a handling charge of 50p per ticket applies to bookings made in person or over the phone. No handling charges apply to online bookings.
  • Carers qualify for free ‘essential companion’ tickets. Wheelchair spaces are limited, please call the Box Office on 01434 652477 to book (booking fees will not apply).
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Booking for this event has now closed.



Location 2

Hexham Abbey Grounds


11 Jun 2022


11:00 am - 11:45 pm

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