Creative learning courses

Drop In / If your timetable is unpredictable or you’d like to test the waters trying something new, then pop along to our drop in classes any time.

 

Drop in sessions January - April

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  • Independent Life Drawing

  • 9 January – 10 April (except 26 December, 2 January)
  • £4.50 concession per session
  • Tutor: Jeremy Webster
  • Drop in whenever it suits you to practice your life drawing in a supportive environment, developing your own self-led practice.
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  • Indian Music Appreciation

  • Thursdays, 7pm – 8pm
  • 31 January
  • 28 February
  • Pay as you go course, £4 concessions
  • Tutor: Sitar Music Society
  • Discover the depth and beauty of Indian music with expert artists through monthly sessions. Learn to listen and appreciate Indian music from a new perspective by understanding its fascinating foundations and key feature
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January

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  • Small Scale Character Heads in Clay

  • Saturday 26 January, 10am - 4pm
  • £23 concession for 1 session
  • Tutor: Austin Orwin
  • A fun filled day working with clay exploring character and expression, using simple techniques to build up an imagined character head.
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February

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  • Geometric Notebooks

  • Saturday 9 February, 10am – 3.30pm
  • £26 concession for 1 session
  • Tutor: Phiona Richards
  • Discover how to turn everyday shapes into geometric designs for notebooks.
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March

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  • Introduction to Sculpture

  • Saturday 2 March, 10am - 4pm
  • £23 concession for 1 session
  • Tutor: Austin Orwin
  • Ever fancied being the next Henry Moore or Barbara Hepworth? This introductory day may be just what you need to start things off and explore those hidden talents. We’ll focus on the generation of design ideas, practical exercises, and the techniques of maquette making.
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  • Make a ring in a morning

  • Saturday 9 March, 10am – 12.30pm, £26 concession for 1 session
  • Tutor: Kate Bajic
  • Try your hand at jewellery making and learn some basic metal working skills by making a soldered silver ring and an open wrap around ring, each made-to-measure and unique to you.
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Unwind with creativity once a week

January

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  • Social Tango

  • Mondays, 7pm – 9pm
  • 28 January – 4 March (except 18 February)
  • 11 March – 8 April
  • £25 concession for 5 sessions
  • Tutor: Steph Knowles
  • Encounter the rich culture of tango as a social dance, learn to improvise movement to beautiful music by connecting with each partner - dance together and feel your heart lift!
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  • Latin American Dance for Beginners

  • Tuesdays, 6pm – 7.30pm
  • 28 January – 9 April (except 19 February)
  • £38 concession for 10 sessions
  • Tutor: Maggie Munoz
  • Get on your feet and have a go at this fun, energetic and exciting dance style. Improve your health, fitness and wellbeing. For adults interested in learning the basic skills, this informal course led by an experienced dance facilitator requires no specialist clothing or footwear.
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  • Investigating Drawing

  • Tuesdays, 6.30pm – 9pm
  • 29 January – 26 March (except 19 February)
  • £53 concession for 8 sessions
  • Tutor: Steph Knowles
  • For the curious, the adventurous, the out of practice and those who simply want more drawing in their lives. Broaden your approach to drawing through experiment and sheer inventiveness. No particular experience necessary.
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  • Pen & Ink

  • Thursdays, 7pm – 9pm
  • 31 January – 11 April (except 21 February)
  • £53 concession for 10 sessions
  • Tutor: Steph Coley
  • Explore the use of pen and ink within your art. Push your artwork further and discover the work of other artists using this popular medium.
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March

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  • Leicester in Print

  • Mondays, 6pm – 8pm
  • 4 March – 8 April
  • £41 concession for 6 sessions
  • Tutor: Johanna Shearer
  • Explore the iconic buildings of Leicester through relief, mono and lino printing and experiment with the printing process.
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  • Marbling Paper Art

  • Tuesdays, 6pm – 9pm
  • 5 March – 9 April
  • £51 concession for 6 sessions
  • Tutor: Gulizar Subay
  • Come and have a go with a new medium in a friendly environment. Experiment with traditional techniques in Marbling Art (Turkish Ebru Art) to develop your own style.
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