Address: Valence House Lawns, Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, RM8 3HTTo mark the completion of Chad McCail’s new mural inspired by life on the Becontree Estate we are delighted to invite you to a launch event at Valence House Museum & Archives. Please join us for an afternoon of free activities to celebrate this new work of public art.
Free drop-in activities include:
- Family art workshops – Join Scribble and Smudge to create a model of the Becontree Estate
- Historypin’s Becontree Memory Box – Join Historypin to enjoy local films, photos and stories
- Meet the artist – Chat about Becontree’s new mural with artist Chad McCail
Chad McCail’s new mural is part of the This Used to be Fields, a new digital archive of photos and stories from the people of Becontree.
This Used to be Fields is a collaborative project delivered by Historypin and Create. The project has been commissioned by the Barbican, with funding from the Arts Council of England and additional support from Creative Barking and Dagenham.