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Ceramics, Pottery & Mixed Media

Art Journaling Course cost: £35.00
Day: SaturdayTime: 11:00-16:00Start date: 04/11/17Duration: 1Tutor: Lisa Tilley

Explore design & sketchbook processes by learning how to collect inspiration, experiment with mixed media materials & techniques to draw & develop design ideas.

Autumn & Christmas Flower Arrangements 01 Course cost: £160.94
Day: MondayTime: 19:00-21:30Start date: 18/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Julia Endersby

Decorate your home for Christmas or make arrangements for family and friends! All levels welcome.

 

Autumn & Christmas Flower Arrangements 02 Course cost: £160.94
Day: TuesdayTime: 19:00-21:30 Start date: 19/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Julia Endersby

Decorate your home for Christmas or make arrangements for family and friends! All levels welcome.

Beginners Crochet 01 Course cost: £36.00
Day: SaturdayTime: 10:00-16:00 Start date: 21/10/17Duration: 1Tutor: Steph Phillips

This 1 day workshop will cover the basics to get you hooking & introduce you to basic pattern reading.

 

 

Beginners Crochet 02 Course cost: £36.00
Day: SaturdayTime: 10:00-16:00 Start date: 05/11/17Duration: 1Tutor: Steph Phillips

This 1 day workshop will cover the basics to get you hooking & introduce you to basic pattern reading. 

 

Beginners Pottery Workshop Course cost: £135.00
Day: See detailsTime: See detailsStart date: 24/09/17Duration: See detailsTutor: Mandy Caldon

Sessions 1 & 2 - Learn the basic skills, such as, pinching, coiling, slabbing, throwing & decorating to make your own pottery. Session 3 - come back & glaze your creation! - Materials are included.

Saturday - Sunday 23-24/09/17 Glazing Day 07/10/17 10:00-16:00 Course cost £135.00 Tutor: Mandy Caldon

Bobbin Lacemaking 01 Course cost: £87.00
Day: MondayTime: 10:00-12:00Start date: 18/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Annette Thomas

Learn basic techniques to make bobbin lace & build on existing skills.

This course is full
Bobbin Lacemaking 02 Course cost: £87.00
Day: FridayTime: 19:00-21:00Start date: 22/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Annette Thomas

Learn basic techniques to make bobbin lace & build on existing skills.

 

Friday 22/09/17 19:00-21:00 10 weeks Course cost £87.00 Tutor: 

Bookmaking & Restoration 01 Course cost: £87.00
Day: ThursdayTime: 16:00-18:30Start date: 28/09/17 Duration: 8Tutor: George Davidson

A traditional course designed to show you how to work in the traditional craft of book binding, construction, renovation & repairs.

Bookmaking & Restoration 02 Course cost: £87.00
Day: ThursdayTime: 19:00-21:30Start date: 28/09/17 Duration: 8Tutor: George Davidson

A traditional course designed to show you how to work in the traditional craft of book binding, construction, renovation & repairs.

Christmas Crochet Course cost: £36.00
Day: SaturdayTime: 10:00-16:00Start date: 02/12/17 Duration: 1Tutor: Steph Phillips

If you have mastered the basic crochet stitches come and spend a day crocheting decorations, including wreaths and festive bunting to "Deck Your Halls!"

Christmas Wreaths & Festive Arrangements  Course cost: £51.50
Day: SaturdayTime: 10:00-16:00Start date: 02/12/17Duration: 1Tutor: Julia Endersby

All levels welcome.

Copper Etching Course cost: £33.00
Day: SaturdayTime: 10:00-16:00 Start date: 02/12/17Duration: 1Tutor: Carla Sealey

Suitable for complete beginners, this course aims to teach you one technique for etching copper.

Develop your Drawing Course cost: £89.00
Day: WednesdayTime: 10:00-12:00Start date: 20/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Jackie Gooding

For those with some previous drawing experience. the class aims to improve existing skills and help students realise their potential whilst developing their confidence.

Discover Lino Printing Course cost: £30.60
Day: SaturdayTime: 07/10/17 Start date: 10:00-15:30Duration: 1Tutor: Katie Churchill

Learn how to make a black & white lino print.

Drawing for Improvers Course cost: £89.00
Day: TuesdayTime: 10:00-12:00Start date: 19/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Francesca Gagni

A class for those who feel that they could do with some direction/inspiration to maintain a solid working practice.

Fashion & Dressmaking Skills Course cost: £130.50
Day: MondayTime: 18:30-21:30Start date: 18/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Pam Allen

Make your own clothes & small household items. Suitable for all levels.

Further Techniques in Soldering & Shaping Course cost: £33.00
Day: SaturdayTime: 10:00-16:00Start date: 04/11/17Duration: 1Tutor: Carla Sealey

For intermediate to advanced learners, who have completed the beginners course - Explore advanced techniques in soldering, filing & making 3D shapes in silver & copper. Additional costs for materials will be applicable.

Hand Weaving for All Course cost: £87.00
Day: TuesdayTime: 10:30-12:30Start date: 19/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Lisa Tilley

Suitable for those wishing to develop or learn the art. Learners will try a mixture of techniques in hand weaving with tapestry & table looms, using various experimental materials, wind warps & set up looms.

 

How to Sew 01 Course cost: £174.00
Day: MondayTime: 10:00-14:00Start date: 18/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Linda Radley

A general sewing course for all abilities. Make your own clothes, alterations & much more.

This course is full
How to Sew 02 Course cost: £130.00
Day: TuesdayTime: 10:00-13:00Start date: 19/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Linda Radley

A general sewing course for all abilities. Make your own clothes, alterations & much more.

This course is full
Improvers Crochet Course cost: £36.00
Day: SaturdayTime: 10:00-16:00Start date: 18/11/17Duration: 1Tutor: Steph Phillips

A follow on from the beginners workshop to develop your skill level.

Introduction to Drawing 01 Course cost: £89.00
Day: MondayTime: 19:00-21:00Start date: 18/09/17 Duration: 10Tutor: Lynette Briggs

For those with little or not knowledge or would like to develop their skills further.

Introduction to Drawing 02 Course cost: £44.50
Day: ThursdayTime: 10:30-12:30Start date: 21/09/17Duration: 5Tutor: Katie Churchill

For those with little or not knowledge or would like to devlop their skills further.

Life Drawing 01 Course cost: £132.30
Day: TuesdayTime: 13:00-15:30Start date: 19/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Francesca Gagni

Tutor led life drawing class for mixed ability learners. Study a variety of poses, try new materials & improve on existing techniques.

 

Tuesday 19/09/17 13:00-15:30 10 weeks Course cost £132.30 Tutor: Francesca Gagni

Life Drawing 02 Course cost: £132.30
Day: FridayTime: 10:00 - 12:00Start date: 22/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Francesca Gagni

Tutor led life drawing class for mixed ability learners. Study a variety of poses, try new materials & improve on existing techniques.

This course is full
Make a Silver Bracelet Workshop Course cost: £33.00
Day: SaturdayTime: 10:00-16:00Start date: 21/10/17Duration: 1Tutor: Carla Sealey

Suitable for all levels. Learn simple soldering and texturing techniques to create your own individual silver bracelet.

No Solder Silver Necklace Workshop Course cost: £33.00
Day: SaturdayTime: 10:00-16:00Start date: 07/10/17Duration: 1Tutor: Carla Sealey

Suitable for all levels. Come and learn simple cold forming and hammering techniques to create your own individual piece.

Oil & Acrylic Painting Course cost: £89.00
Day: MondayTime: 16:00-18:00Start date: 18/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Lynette Briggs

Come & learn basic methods of oil & acrylic painting. A good understanding of drawing is necessary for this course.

Photography Workshop Course cost: £33.00
Day: SaturdayTime: 10:00-16:00Start date: 21/10/17Duration: 1Tutor: Lynette Briggs

This 1 day workshop will give learners an overview on photography & using their camera to its full potential.

Pottery For All 01 Course cost: £90.00
Day: FridayTime: 10:00-12:00Start date: 22/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Shan Edwards

A general ceramics & pottery course designed to show you how to work in the crafts of coiling, slabbing, throwing & decoration in clay & glazes.

This course is full
Pottery For All 02 Course cost: £90.00
Day: MondayTime: 13:00-15:00Start date: 22/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Shan Edwards

A general ceramics & pottery course designed to show you how to work in the crafts of coiling, slabbing, throwing & decoration in clay & glazes.

This course is full
Pottery Summer School Course cost: £166.68
Day: MondayTime: 10:00 - 16:00Start date: 11/09/2017Duration: 1Tutor: Mandy Thurland

This is a general ceramics summer course designed to show you how to work in the studio and develop skills fundamental to the making process. Learning the techniques of pinching, coiling, slabbing, throwing and decoration with clay and glazes.

Screen Printing Course cost: £30.60
Day: SaturdayTime: 10:00-15:30Start date: 18/11/17Duration: 1Tutor: Katie Churchill

Discover the basics of screen printing using paper stencils. Learn about materials and inks, build up designs with multiple layer aret prints. Perfect for beginners or those wanting a refresher.

Sculptural Handbuilding Workshop Course cost: £67.50
Day: See detailsTime: 10:00-16:00Start date: 04/11/17Duration: 1Tutor: Mandy Caldon

Information to follow.  Saturday - Sunday 04 - 05/11/17  

Sewing Bee Course cost: £174.00
Day: WednesdayTime: 10:00-14:00Start date: 20/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Linda Radley

Simple sewing techniques to advanced, learn how to use your own sewing machine to its full potential.

This course is full
Sewing For All Workshops Course cost: £33.00
Day: SaturdayTime: 10:00-16:00Start date: 23/09/17Duration: see belowTutor: tbc

A general sewing course for all levels. Combination of 1-7 sessions can be booked.

Stained Glass & Simple Fusing 01 Course cost: £96.00
Day: WednesdayTime: 19:00-21:00 Start date: 20/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Norma Wall

Beginners will learn to cut glass and have an introduction to basic methods of assembly. More experienced learners will learn advanced techniques. Some materials included - but not glass.

 

Stained Glass & Simple Fusing 02 Course cost: £120.00
Day: ThursdayTime: 09:30-12:00Start date: 21/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Michelle Mativi

Beginners will learn to cut glass and have an introduction to basic methods of assembly. More experienced learners will learn advanced techniques. Some materials included - but not glass.

 

This course is full
Stained Glass & Simple Fusing 03 Course cost: £120.00
Day: ThursdayTime: 12:30-15:00Start date: 21/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Michelle Mativi

Beginners will learn to cut glass and have an introduction to basic methods of assembly. More experienced learners will learn advanced techniques. Some materials included - but not glass.

Stained Glass Weekend Workshop Course cost: £72.00
Day: SaturdayTime: 10:00-16:00Start date: 18-19/11/17Duration: 1Tutor: Norma Wall

 - Design and make a small, simple panel (15cms sq) using traditional & non traditional methods -  materials included in the price.

 

 

Studio Pottery 01 Course cost: £135.00
Day: MondayTime: 13:00 - 16:00Start date: 18/09/17 Duration: 10Tutor: Mandy Caldon

Handbuilding, sculpture, body casting & throwing for Beginners to Improvers.

This course is full
Studio Pottery 02 Course cost: £135.00
Day: MondayTime: 18:15 - 21:15Start date: 18/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Mandy Caldon

Handbuilding, sculpture, body casting & throwing for Beginners to Improvers.

This course is full
Studio Pottery 03 Course cost: £135.00
Day: WednesdayTime: 13:00 - 16:00Start date: 20/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Mandy Caldon

Handbuilding, sculpture, body casting & throwing for Beginners to Improvers.

This course is full
Studio Pottery 04 Course cost: £135.00
Day: WednesdayTime: 18:15-21:15Start date: 20/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Mandy Caldon

Handbuilding, sculpture, body casting & throwing for Beginners to Improvers.

Studio Pottery 05 Course cost: £90.00
Day: ThursdayTime: 19:00-21:00Start date: 21/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Mandy Caldon

Handbuilding, sculpture, body casting & throwing for Beginners to Improvers.

This course is full
Watercolours Course cost: £89.00
Day: WednesdayTime: 16:00-18:00Start date: 20/09/17Duration: 10Tutor: Lynette Briggs

Suitable for all levels. this course is designed to allow students to explore techniques at their own pace and develop an individual style.

 

  10 weeks Course cost £89.00 Tutor: 

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