Fundays and Events

Here at 20-21 Visual Arts Centre we offer a number of events and Fundays throughout the year. These are often linked to our exhibitions and are often family orientated. As well as our ARTivities, we have many different activities, often with exhibiting artists.

For further information on any of our upcoming events, email or call 01724 297070.

Exhibition Opening Event – Totem Stacks and Kindly Acts!

Abstract painting of a rabbit.
Saturday 29 June, 2pm to 4pm
You are invited to the opening preview of ‘Totem Stacks and Kindly Acts’. The new exhibition by Fabric Lenny!
Refreshments will be served
plus a live DJ set from Dom (No Hands)
Fabric Lenny produces distinctive and playful paintings, drawings,
installations, animations, sculptures, moving image and much more.
A prolific image-maker and serial collaborator, he has been working
creatively throughout the UK in a variety of art forms for over
20 years.
Consisting of both new and recent work, Totems, Stacks and Kindly
Acts includes paintings, augmented reality artworks, sculpture, vinyl
drawings and hand drawn white-line images on the gallery windows.
The event is free and there is no booking required! Come and take a look!

Discover Family Fun Day.

cartoons of kids playing

Saturday 6 July 10am to 4pm


A free family fun day held in and around Queen Elizabeth Gardens in Scunthorpe’s Church Square, will launch the 2024 Summer Reading Challenge – Marvellous Makers.


The year’s theme is designed to get youngsters involved in creative experiences, firing up their minds, increasing confidence and inspiring them to tell their own stories, and think about future skills and careers.


At 20-21 we shall be joining in the fun with workshops with artists Fabric Lenny, with Fabric Lenny, Stem Punx and Kerry Gibson.


There will be dozens of events, exhibits and hands-on activities designed to get five to 13-year-olds playing, participating and thinking.



Kickback Youth

Cartoons of teenagers and the title Kickback Youth

Teenagers! Join us Kickback Youth! This event is designed for young people aged 12-18 to come together and participate in various exciting activities. We have music, snacks, crafts, art and special guests with a different theme every month. Keep your eyes on our social media for updates!

The events are free to attend, and there’s no need to book. Just drop by and enjoy the fun!

2024 Dates – 5pm to 7pm

Friday 12 July

Friday 13 September

Friday 13 December