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The Royal West of England Academy are taking a selection of vibrant and colourful artworks from their permanent collection to community venues across Bristol in a pop-up exhibition while the building is closed for renovation.

The title of the exhibition, Varekai, is a Romani word meaning wherever. It comes from one of the paintings in the exhibition which depicts Le Cirque du Soleil performing a show of the same name.

See below for the details:

Easton Community Centre
18 June-2 Aug (family workshop 31 July 1.30-3.30pm)

Barton Hill Settlement
5 Aug-31 Aug

BCL South
1 Sep-24 Sep (family workshop 4 Sep 10.30am-12.30pm)

St Paul's Learning Centre:
25 Sep-28 Oct (family workshops, Sat 9 & 23 Oct, 10am-12.30pm)

Wellspring Healthy Living Centre
30 Oct - 26 Nov

Southmead Community Centre
27 Nov-6 Jan 2022 - dates TBC

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RWA (Royal West of England Academy)

Queen's Road, Bristol, Greater Bristol, BS8 1PX

01179 735129

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Temporarily closed - Opening 22 February

Closed until February 2022 for a major refurb 

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