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Stained Glass Tuesday Morning

Start date: 17-09-2024 | Day: Tuesday | Time: 09:30 - 12:30

This mixed-ability course is friendly, supportive and caters for everyone from total beginners (for whom this may be the first taste of a craft course) through to those who have attended previous courses and wish to develop the skills and techniques further.

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Studio Pottery Thursday Evening

Start date: 18-04-2024 | Day: Thursday | Time: 18:00 - 21:00

Intermediate level course in hand building, sculpture, body casting and throwing on the potters wheel.  Decorate with texture and glazes to create unique and individual pieces to take home. This course runs for 9 weeks between 18/4/24 to 18/7/24. (Please see the course information sheet for dates not included)   

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Life Drawing Tuesday

Start date: 17-09-2024 | Day: Tuesday | Time: 13:00-15:30

Tutor led life drawing class for mixed ability learners. Students will be studying a variety of poses. Drawing techniques will be explored in combination with a variety of mediums; charcoal, pastel, ink and washes.

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Bookmaking & Restoration Evening Session

Start date: 26-09-2024 | Day: Thursday | Time: 19:00-21:30

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

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Exploring Abstract Art

Start date: 20-09-2024 | Day: Friday | Time: 10:00 - 12:30

An 11 week course suitable for all levels including beginners who would like to explore abstract art making for the first time and those looking to progress to making independent work.  Please see course information for further details.

 

 

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Life Drawing Monday

Start date: 16-09-2024 | Day: Monday | Time: 10:00 - 12:30

Tutor led life drawing class for mixed ability learners. Students will be studying a variety of poses. Drawing techniques will be explored in combination with a variety of mediums; charcoal, pastel, ink and improve their technique.

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Sewing for Pleasure - Tuesday

Start date: 17-09-2024 | Day: Tuesday | Time: 10:00 - 12:30

A general sewing course for all abilities. Make your own clothes, alterations and much more.  We have a range of sewing machines and over lockers for enthusiastic sewers to use. The format is not a  structured lesson but a supervised sewing bee. 

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Upholstery Friday

Start date: 20-09-2024 | Day: Friday | Time: 09:30-12:30

An all levels upholstery class, to work on individual projects at a suitable pace.  Certain materials such as calico, horse hair, cord etc can be purchased from the centre.  Beginners must start with a small piece such as a foot stool or a drop in seat.

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Bookmaking & Restoration Beginners

Start date: 03-10-2024 | Day: Thursday | Time: 13:00 - 15:30

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

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Studio Pottery Monday Morning

Start date: 16-09-2024 | Day: Monday | Time: 09:30 - 12:00

Mixed ability course in hand building, sculpture, body casting & throwing on the potters wheel. Decorate with texture & glazes to create unique & individual pieces in clay.

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Watercolours, Intermediate

Start date: 12-09-2024 | Day: Thursday | Time: 13:30 - 16:00

This course is suitable for anyone who has completed the Beginners class or those who have had previous experience in watercolours. We will focus on improving on different ways of applying paint, uses of brush strokes and techniques, along with colour mixing and composition.

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Bookmaking & Restoration Afternoon Session

Start date: 03-10-2024 | Day: Thursday | Time: 16:00-18:30

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

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Sewing for Pleasure - Monday

Start date: 16-09-2024 | Day: Monday | Time: 10:00 - 12:30

A general sewing course for all abilities. Make your own clothes, alterations and much more.  We have a range of sewing machines and over lockers for enthusiastic sewers to use. The format is not a  structured lesson but a supervised sewing bee. 

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Upholstery Monday Afternoon

Start date: 07-10-2024 | Day: Monday | Time: 12:30 - 15:00

A mixed ability class, to work on individual projects at a suitable pace.  Certain materials such as calico, horse hair, cord etc can be purchased from the centre.  Beginners must start with a small piece such as a foot stool or a drop in seat.

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Mixed Media

Start date: 18-09-2024 | Day: Wednesday | Time: 18:00 - 20:30

Experiment with a wide range of art media to include watercolours, acrylics, gouache, ink, oil pastels wax crayons, and fibre tip pens, in endlessly inventive combinations.  

With a diverse range of subject matter to comprise sgraffito, line, and wash on wash off technique, textural collage, and more.

 

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Stained Glass & Simple Fusing - Wednesday

Start date: 18-09-2024 | Day: Wednesday | Time: 19:00-21:00

Mixed Ability - Beginners will learn how to cut glass & be introduced to basic methods of assembly, making a small apprentice piece. More experienced can learn the advanced techniques of painting, firing, fusing & slumping. There will be an additional charge for materials. 

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Upholstery Next Steps

Start date: 16-09-2024 | Day: Monday | Time: 09:30 - 12:00

An 11 week course where students will work on individual, small project at their own pace, with a tutor on hand for guidance.  Certain materials such as calico, horse hair, cord etc can be purchased from the centre.

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Stained Glass Thursday Morning

Start date: 19-09-2024 | Day: Thursday | Time: 09:30 -12:00

Mixed Ability - Beginners will learn how to cut glass & be introduced to basic methods of assembly, making a small apprentice piece. More experienced can learn the advanced techniques of painting, firing, fusing & slumping. 

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Watercolours, Beginners

Start date: 18-09-2024 | Day: Wednesday | Time: 10:00 - 12:00

This course is suitable for anyone new to watercolour painting or those who wish to refresh their skills. Demonstrations, examples and individual help will introduce students to the core watercolour washes and brush strokes. These techniques will be put into practice in exercises and paintings starting from a variety of subject matter.

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Moving On In Sewing: Make Do and Mend

Start date: 01-07-2024 | Day: Monday | Time: 13:30 - 16:00

The "Moving On in Sewing" Some sewing experience is necessary. 

This workshop will help you learn to repair and alter your existing clothes.  Please see course information for further details.

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Studio Pottery Monday Evening

Start date: 15-04-2024 | Day: Monday | Time: 18:00 - 21:00

Mixed level course in hand building, sculpture, body casting and throwing on the potters wheel.  Decorate with texture and glazes to create unique and individual pieces to take home.   There will be an additional charge for materials. 

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Sewing for Pleasure - Wednesday

Start date: 18-09-2024 | Day: Wednesday | Time: 10:00 - 12:30

A general sewing course for all abilities. Make your own clothes, alterations and much more.  We have a range of sewing machines and over lockers for enthusiastic sewers to use. The format is not a  structured lesson but a supervised sewing bee. 

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Stained Glass Thursday Eve

Start date: 19-09-2024 | Day: Thursday | Time: 19:00 - 21:00

This 11-week course is friendly, supportive, and aimed at total beginners, or those wanting a refresher on basic techniques.

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Studio Pottery Wednesday Evening

Start date: 18-09-2024 | Day: Wednesday | Time: 17:30 - 20:15

Intermediate level course in hand building, sculpture, body casting and throwing on the potters wheel.  Decorate with texture and glazes to create unique and individual pieces to take home.    There will be an additional charge for materials. 

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Stained Glass Thursday afternoon

Start date: 19-09-2024 | Day: Thursday | Time: 12:30 - 15:00

Mixed Ability - Beginners will learn how to cut glass & be introduced to basic methods of assembly, making a small apprentice piece. More experienced can learn the advanced techniques of painting, firing, fusing & slumping. 

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Stained Glass and Simple Fusing - Tuesday

Start date: 17-09-2024 | Day: Tuesday | Time: 13:00 - 15:00

This mixed-ability 11-week course is friendly, supportive and caters for everyone from total beginners, through to those with experience.

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Watercolours, soft pastels and acrylic short course

Start date: 19-09-2024 | Day: Thursday | Time: 10:00 - 12:30

This course will be dedicated to the exploration of watercolour washes and soft pastels.

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Studio Pottery Thursday Morning

Start date: 19-09-2024 | Day: Thursday | Time: 10:00 - 13:00

A mixed ability class where students will be able to pinch, coil, slab, use the wheel or throw pots depending on what is appropriate for their individual chosen project and ability.  There will be an additional charge for materials. 

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Studio Pottery Monday Afternoon

Start date: 16-09-2024 | Day: Monday | Time: 13:00 - 16:00

Mixed ability course in hand building, sculpture, body casting & throwing on the potters wheel. Decorate with texture & glazes to create unique & individual pieces in clay.

Course Full

Studio Pottery Wednesday Afternoon

Start date: 18-09-2024 | Day: Wednesday | Time: 13:00 - 16:00

Intermediate level course in hand building, sculpture, body casting and throwing on the potters wheel.  Decorate with texture and glazes to create unique and individual pieces to take home.    There will be an additional charge for materials. 

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Pottery for All - Friday afternoon

Start date: 20-09-2024 | Day: Friday | Time: 13:00-15:00

A mixed ability class where students will be able to pinch, coil, and slab or throw pots depending on what is appropriate for their individual chosen project and ability. There will be an additional charge for materials. 

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Pottery for All - Tuesday Afternoon

Start date: 17-09-2024 | Day: Tuesday | Time: 13:45-16:00

The course is suitable for people of all abilities. This is a workshop-based course, each student is taught on a one-to-one basis according to ability and interest. When appropriate, group teaching of specific skills may be undertaken, e.g., demonstration of throwing on the potter’s wheel or using stencils for decorating. Students will be able to pinch, coil, and slab or throw pots depending on what is appropriate for their individual chosen project.

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Portrait Drawing -November

Start date: 11-11-2024 | Day: Monday | Time: 13:30 - 16:00

This is a mixed-ability group, where everyone will be welcome, however, a basic understanding of drawing and watercolour is preferable.  

This course aims to help you to develop confidence, improve existing skills and realize your potentials.

You will be shown how to use a variety of materials and methods, focusing on a different topic each week.

 

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Beginners Drawing

Start date: 20-09-2024 | Day: Friday | Time: 13:30 - 16:00

Suitable for beginners and those with some experience. These instructed sessions comprise aerial perspective drawing, tonal values, and the grey scale, automatism, drawing from life, composition, zentangle, still life, and more.

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Introduction to Sewing

Start date: 16-09-2024 | Day: Monday | Time: 13:30 - 16:00

The objective of this class is to give a basic grounding to enable you to feel confident to tackle your own projects or to join a sewing group or more intermediate class with confidence.

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Bobbin Lace Making Monday

Start date: 16-09-2024 | Day: Monday | Time: 10:00 - 12:00

This course aims to cover the basic techniques to make bobbin lace. Those with more experience will build on existing skills to make more complex pieces.

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Silver Jewellery, Intermediate

Start date: 18-09-2024 | Day: Wednesday | Time: 09:45- 12:15

This course is suitable for all those with experience of silver jewellery making & aims to build on the existing skills such as soldering, filing, forming & finishing.  This course runs for 11 weeks. 

You will be able to work on your own individual projects, or choose from a range of set projects, and the tutor will be on hand to guide and develop your learning and understanding of silver jewellery making in a relaxed atmosphere.

 

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Silver Jewellery, Beginners

Start date: 18-09-2024 | Day: Wednesday | Time: 12:45 - 15:15

This 11 week course will introduce you to silver jewellery making and is suitable for beginners. This course is designed to introduce you to silver jewellery making and is suitable for complete beginners. Your tutor will guide you through the steps to make a range of items.  Design skills will also be embedded throughout the course to encourage you to explore your own ideas through a variety of set projects. Projects will be taught through demonstration.

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Introduction to Abstract Art

Start date: 19-09-2024 | Day: Thursday | Time: 19:00 - 21:30

An 5 week course suitable for all levels including beginners who would like to explore abstract art making for the first time and those looking to progress to making independent work.  Please see course information for further details.

 

 

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Upcycling Course

Start date: 25-11-2024 | Day: Monday | Time: 13:30-16:00

A two week course brimming with ideas and tips on using up pre-loved garments and textiles! Ideas and examples of new clothes, household articles, toys, slippers and more!

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Make Your Own Skirt Block and Pattern

Start date: 04-11-2024 | Day: Monday | Time: 13:30-16:00

This short course is suitable for those with some sewing experience. (Not beginners)

You will learn:

How to make a straight skirt pattern block, using your own measurements.

 

 

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