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Composing from Photographs

Led by Jo Hall.

Use photographs as memory aids or starting points for drawing and painting. Explore several techniques to find successful compositions.

Spring
Tues 20 Feb – 20 Mar (exc 27 Mar)
10am – 1pm
£18 per class or £82.50 for 5 week course

Suitable for 18+ years.

Click here to download the Composing from Photographs Information Sheet.

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John Percy: Metaphorically Speaking

In this exhibition, the artist presents paintings that explore choice, decision and chance as a metaphor for the process of living in a modern, complex world.

The aim is to make enigmatic, poetically powerful, contemplative objects expressing a sense of the continual struggle between necessary order and desirable anarchy.

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Acoustic Guitar - Beginners

Led by Richard Lee.

Always wanted to learn guitar but never got around to it? Want to trade your air guitar skills for real guitar skills? It is never too late to learn. Learn guitar right from the beginning. These are fun and informative lessons from a guitarist with over 20 years’ experience.

Spring
Wed 9 Jan – 13 Feb, 27 Feb – 27 Mar and 3 Apr – 8 May (exc 6 and 10 Apr)
8.15pm – 9.15pm
£40 per 5 week course

Thur 10 Jan – 14 Feb, 28 Feb – 28 Mar and 4 Apr – 9 May (exc 7 and 11 Apr)
7pm – 8pm
£40 per 5 week course

Suitable for 18+ years.

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Introduction to Jewellery Making

Led by Grant Forsyth

Learn the fundamentals of jewellery making and design, including mark making and stone setting. Advanced students are welcome to join and expand their skills and create their own design led work. Materials cost to tutor £28 (approx).

Spring
Thur 10 Jan - 7 Feb, 14 Feb - 14 Mar and 21 Mar - 9 May (exc 4, 11, 18 Apr)
10am - 11.30pm and 12pm - 1.30pm
£63 for 5 week course

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Soft Pastels: Which Surface?

Led by Jo Hall.

Each week we will experiment with a different pastel support for soft pastels. With such a variety of coloured and textured papers for pastel available, it can be hard to choose. This course will enable you to try a variety of papers and how to prepare some of your own surfaces.

Please bring your own pastels and equipment. Materials cost to tutor approximately £7.

Tues 5 Mar – 9 Apr
10am – 1pm
£99 per 6 week course

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Take Root

Quest Family Fest: Schools and Community Exhibition

Continue your festival exploration in the gallery. Complete a Quest. Encounter towering plants, roots in the undergrowth and creepy crawlies above and below the surface as GIANT crops grow!

Visual artists Raphaella Sapir and Amelia Pimlott have worked with students and the local community to create an environment inspired by The Enormous Turnip a re-potted version of this world-famous and much loved children’s story!

Norden Farm Gallery

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Yoga - Intermediate

Led by Julie Potter

These Friday morning classes are intended for all ages and abilities and levels of experience, although beginners are advised to attend the later class. We will practise traditional breathing techniques (pranayamas), general yoga postures (asanas) with some relaxation.

Spring
Fri 11 Jan – 15 Feb, Fri 1 Mar – 12 Apr and Fri 26 Apr – 24 May
9.30am – 10.45am
£35 per 5 week course
£42 per 6 week course
£49 per 7 week course
(£10 per week drop in price available for 11am beginners’ session)

Suitable for 18+ years.

Please bring a mat.

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about 3 hours ago Catch two top comedy acts for the price of one – Flo and Joan are joined by Rob Auton for a night guaranteed to have you belly laughing. Catch them previewing their latest work ahead of this year’s Edinburgh Festival on Wed 5 June. Tickets £12 --> https://norden.farm/events/flo-joan-and-rob-auton

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about 11 hours ago Meet Kate: a physicist in the male-dominated labs of the 1980s. Inspired by the work of female scientists, Flux uses extraordinary puppetry, an electrifying set and a filmic score. Follow Kate as she discovers what it means to be a woman in a world of men in drama Flux on Thur 16 May --> https://norden.farm/events/flux-46

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