Workshops and Lectures

Floral Topiary Cone Workshop

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Tutor: Helen Allen
Saturday 12th May from 10:00 to 13:00
Cost £38

A fashionable floral cone topiary in a pot including early summer flowers, moss and succulents. You will learn some gluing and wiring skills as part of the design. All materials are included in the course fee. You just need to bring strong scissors, a Binbag and wipes for your hands. An apron is advisable. Note: please let us know of any plant allergies or medical needs when you enrol The images are for general reference. The completed design will vary due to materials available on the day.

Further Monoprinting using Textures and Found Objects

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Tutor: Curwen Print Study Centre Tutors
Saturday 12th May from 10:00 to 15:00
Cost £70

Learn how to use found textured objects and materials to create original multi coloured and layered A4 sized image. Experiment with ghost or shadow prints, masking, reduction prints, counter proofs and building layered images for unique results. Learn how to add Drypoint pieces to produce hybrid prints. Suitable for all abilities. Cost includes all materials. To enrol visit: www.curwenprintstudy.co.uk or call 01223 892380

Wirework and beaded jewellery

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Tutor: Sarah Lamb
Saturday 19th May from 10:00 to 12:30
Cost £25

Make a bracelet and pendant/keyring using colourful copper coated wire by threading, twisting and wrapping to display beads in a different way. You will be able to choose from an assortment of coloured wire and a variety of beads and will use a wire coiling tool and basic jewellery tools. No previous experience required. Course fee includes all materials.

Felt making for Beginners

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Tutor: Lucy Sugden
Tuesday 22nd May from 10:00 to 12:00
Cost £30

Learn how to make felt. This workshop is suitable for students who want to learn how to make felt using the wet felting process. During the workshop you will learn how to construct a piece of felt and make your own nature inspired felt art work. Course fee includes all materials.

Carry On Scoring: Eric Rogers and the Legacy of Light Music

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Tutor: Christopher Budd
Wednesday 23rd May from 10:30 to 12:30
Cost £10

Composer, conductor and organist Eric Rogers must be best known for his 1960s and 70s scores for 22 Carry On films. His love of light music, an overlooked and underappreciated musical genre, led him to define a signature style for the Carry Ons, while keeping the movies close to their music hall roots. Explore and enjoy the work of Eric Rogers with writer, teacher, composer and avowed Carry On fan Christopher Budd.

Glassy Garden Bunting

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Tutor: Jane Ducarreaux
Saturday 2nd Jun from 10:00 to 13:00
Cost £35

As spring approaches and attention turns to your outside space, why not add colour and individuality to your garden with some decorative glass bunting for your summer house, fencing, greenhouse or gazebo? You will cut triangles of glass (pre-cut triangles will also be available) that you can take your time designing and preparing for firing in the kiln. No previous experience required. Course fee includes all materials.

Cardboard Cut Printing

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Tutor: Curwen Print Study Centre Tutors
Saturday 13th Jul from 10:00 to 15:00
Cost £70

Investigating the qualities of card for relief printing by cutting and tearing the board to make your own unique print. Use the layered textures to print beautiful varied and subtle images. Print by hand or use the press. Cost includes all materials. To enrol visit: www.curwenprintstudy.co.uk or call 01223 892380