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On Saturdays our space is completely dedicated to young artists. Our tutors have years of experience inspiring, guiding and encouraging young people in a way that engages those of all abilities and backgrounds, and nurtures talent. 
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February half-term Workshops


Pre-school pottery
with Kitty Cazes

Pre-School Pottery Session (3-5 years) parents / carers must accompany children at this introductory workshop for pre-schoolers. During this session the children will be able to create inspiring and fun play dough models  with CBeebies tunes playing as they work. Date: Thursday 21st February Time: 12pm -12.45 pm Price: £5 each session Age group suitable for: 3-5 years

Thursday

Saturday Workshops


Pottery Club 4-11yrs,
with Kitty Cazes

Get messy and creative at the same time! For anyone who wants to have some fun with clay and gain confidence through creating pottery items while learning basic pottery techniques.

When: Saturdays, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Date: 2nd March - 13th April 2019 (7 weeks)



Advanced Pottery for young potters,
with Kitty Cazes

A more structured course for confident young potters. A chance to learn about a variety of techniques, the science behind pottery and use the potters wheel.

When: Saturdays, 10:00am –11:00am
Date: 2nd March - 13th April 2019 (7 weeks)



Art Club for Young People (11-16yrs)
with Andrew Clacher, Kay Mullet and Claire Hilton. There will always be a mixture of 2 of these tutors at each session

Keen to improve your painting and drawing? A fun and structured way to learn drawing sills; have a go at everything from screen printing, to acrylic painting via marbling.

When: Saturdays, 10:00am - 11:30am
Date: 2nd March - 13th April 2019 (7 weeks)


Contemporary Dance Workshops


Translucent Youth Dance Company 11+

A dynamic, high-energy dance class led by an experienced practitioner.  Students will encounter a wide variety of exercises that develop posture, strength, agility and performance techniques. In the second half of the session dancers will work with company choreographers to produce dance pieces that are performed at various professional venues throughout the Spring and Summer terms.

When: Thursdays
Time: 4.45pm-6.15pm
Cost: £7.50 per session



Translucent Technique and Performance 16+

An intermediate / advanced contemporary class specifically for those in or with professional dance training. This high-energy class focuses on strength and agility through centre, floor and travelling sequences in a released / dynamic movement style.

When: Thursdays
Time: 6.30-7.30pm
Cost: £5 per session



Translucent Youth Touring 16+

In this session dancers experience what it is like to be part of a professional dance company. Working with company choreographer and Artistic Director Anna Lines, they create and learn dance works which will be performed as part of a regional tour. This class is suitable for experienced dancers with excellent dance and performance skills.

When: Thursdays
Time:7.30pm-8.30pm
Cost: £5 per session


Home Educator’s Workshops


Home Educators time travel through art history - Impressionism, Expressionism and Cubism
with Kitty Cazes

We will explore different eras of Art History learning about famous artists and their period of history and culture. We will create our own artwork reflecting what captures our imagination from these eras using mixed media. Please be sure to add child's age to the booking form.

When: Thursdays, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Date: 10th January to 24th January 2019
Cost: £40.00 for all three sessions



Home Educators time travel through pottery – Egypt
with Kitty Cazes

We will travel back in time to explore the ancient Egyptian culture learning some of their history, geography and art. We will create our own ceramic and or paper mache items reflecting what we like the most about this mysterious and magnificent culture. Please be sure to add child's age to the booking form.

When: Thursdays, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Date: 28th February to 14th March 2019
Cost: £40.00 for all three sessions



Home Educators screen printing
with Kay Mullet

Design and print your own 2-3 colour t-shirt print. Please be sure to add child's age to the booking form.

When: Thursdays, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Date: 31st January to 14th February 2019
Cost: £40.00 for all three sessions



Home Educators buildings from slabs
with Kay Mullett

Design, make and build your own fantasy building using clay. Please be sure to add child's age to the booking form.

When: Thursdays, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Date: 21st March to 4th April 2019
Cost: £40.00 for all three sessions