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

  • Life drawing - pencil drawing of a lady from behind
  • Independent Life Drawing

  • £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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June

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  • Pimp your jeans

  • Saturday 29 June, 10am – 4pm
  • £33 / £23
  • Tutor: Phiona Richards
  • Personalise a pair of your jeans or trousers using a range of embroidery stitches. Draw up some simple designs and transfer them onto your jeans. Then embellish your design with a range of embroidery stitches which you will be shown during the day.
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July

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  • Make your own Summer headdress

  • Sunday 7 July and Sunday 15 Aug, 1pm – 4pm
  • £22 / £15 per class
  • Tutor: Jasia Mcardle
  • Create a beautiful and unique decorative headdress using fresh floral materials, ribbon, beads and found natural materials using traditional and contemporary wiring techniques.
  • Book now for July

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August

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  • Make your own summer bunting

  • Saturday 17 August, 10am – 4pm
  • £33 / £23
  • Tutor: Phiona Richards
  • Create some beautiful handmade bunting for your home, garden or party. You’ll get to make up to to 3m single sided bunting and with time permitting, you have the opportunity to personalise your bunting using bondaweb, hand stitching, or appliqué lettering.
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  • Beginners bookbinding

  • Sunday 18 August or Saturday 21 September, 10am – 4pm
  • £33 / £23 for 1 session
  • Tutor: Phiona Richards
  • Create three different book structures using styles of pamphlets, concertina, soft binding or stab binding. Learn about the grain of the paper, how to cut without using a paper cutter and how to sew pages together including a cover.
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  • Patterns on silk

  • Saturday, 10am – 3pm
  • 24 August
  • Age Range
  • £22 / £6
  • Tutor: Andrew Wynne
  • Experiment using safe and effective paste to discharge colour from dyed silk to create pattern and texture.
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  • Putty planet

  • Saturday, 10am – 1pm
  • 24 August
  • £18 / £5
  • Tutor: Andrew Johanna Shearer
  • Embrace the use of soft dough and develop motor skills by rolling, squeezing, pressing, shaping and creating new fun shapes.
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