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Crochet for Beginners (online)

Led by Sophie Woods

Would you like to learn how to crochet? Join us for an online beginners crochet class - grab your hook, grab your yarn and let's learn how to crochet.

This is an interactive session where you will learn:

  • Basic crochet skills and techniques
  • How to create a granny square

Sophie will demonstrate the basic techniques, provide individual and group support and answer any questions you have.

Please ensure you have a crochet hook and yarn available for the class.

Mon 8 and 22 Jun
6pm - 7.30pm
£6 per session
Booking cut off time: 4pm on the day of each session


Click here to download the Crochet for Beginners information sheet.


How do our online classes work?

The classes will take place via a video stream on Zoom where you'll be able to use the camera and audio on your tablet, laptop or other device to see and hear the tutor and other participants.

You simply need to book on to your class or workshop of choice as normal by the cut off time. We'll then send you an email with a link to your session, password and a meeting ID. These will be emailed to you after the booking cut off time, shortly before the class begins.

If you'd like to learn more about joining a meeting on Zoom, click here for a handy guide.

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Norden Farm Youth Theatre (Seniors 2)

Led Karen Wallace-Jones and Jane Hibbs

Building on our devising skills from last term we will begin to develop our understanding of ensemble in performance. Using extracts from published texts we will use these as a starting point to create our own original Youth Theatre ensemble performance in the Spring.

School Years 7 - 11
Wed 13 Jan - 31 Mar (exc 17 Feb and 3 Mar) | Wed 13 Jan online only
6pm - 7.30pm
£97 per 10 week term

Please note that the session on Wed 13 Jan will take place online. The Zoom link to access the session will be emailed to students on the day.

In the event of us remaining in Tier 4, the sessions will go ahead online via Zoom.

Please prepare for your visit by reading our latest Visitor Information here. This includes important information about face coverings, social distancing and measures we have implemented to keep everyone safe when visiting Norden Farm.

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Zen Drawing (online)

Led by Amanda Schenk

Amanda Schenk is the visual artist behind Norden Farm's much-loved (and Instagrammed) glass corridor artwork in the school holidays. Join Amanda for this new drawing course, aimed at helping to create a sense of calm and relaxation through drawing patterns.

Suitable for all abilities, the workshops will focus on building confidence in your drawing abilities - concentrating on the soothing journey of the drawing experience, rather than the finished drawing.

In each session you'll explore how to produce different types of patterns in abstract drawings - looking at different designs each week.

You will need: paper (plain, no smaller than A5), lead pencil, eraser, sharpener, black fine liner or a pen. Optional is a black marker.

Tues 19 Jan - Tues 23 Feb (exc Tues 16 Feb)
11am - 12.15pm (online only)
£8 per class or £28 per 4 week course / £35 per 5 week course
Suitable for ages 18+ years
Booking cut off time: 9am on the day of each session

In the event of us remaining in Tier 4, this class will go ahead as planned online.

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Twilight Zen Drawing (online)

Led by Amanda Schenk

Amanda Schenk is the visual artist behind Norden Farm's much-loved (and Instagrammed) glass corridor artwork in the school holidays. Join Amanda for this new drawing course, aimed at helping to create a sense of calm and relaxation through drawing patterns.

Suitable for all abilities, the workshops will focus on building confidence in your drawing abilities - concentrating on the soothing journey of the drawing experience, rather than the finished drawing.

In each session you'll explore how to produce different types of patterns in abstract drawings - looking at different designs each week.

You will need: paper (plain, no smaller than A5), lead pencil, eraser, sharpener, black fine liner or a pen. Optional is a black marker.

Tues 19 Jan - Tues 23 Feb (exc Tues 16 Feb)
7.30pm - 8.45pm
£8 per class or £28 per 4 week course / £35 per 5 week course
Suitable for ages 18+ years
Booking cut off time: 6pm on the day of each session

In the event of us remaining in Tier 4, this class will go ahead as planned online.

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Yoga for Beginners (online)

Led by Julie Potter

Feeling the need to wind down and relax, have a little bit of time to yourself? Come along and enjoy some yoga and relaxation with Julie. Practice gentle spinal movements to relax and rejuvenate the nervous system, basic yogic breathing techniques and guided meditations.

These classes are suitable for everyone, with or without previous yoga experience. Please bring a blanket, a yoga/pilates mat, and wear loose comfortable clothing.

Wed 13 Jan - Wed 17 Feb (online only)
11am – 12.15pm
£10 per class | £42 per 6 week online course
Booking cut off time: 9am on the day of each session

In the event of us remaining in Tier 4, this class will go ahead as planned online.

Suitable for ages 18+ years.

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Six Artists: Very Different Flowers

Led by Jo Hall.

Watercolour and/or pastel

Explore floral works by a very different artist each week and then produce either your own version of one of their works or your own composition, but in the spirit of the artist.

The chosen artists are: Manet, Odile Redon, Van Gogh, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Emil Nolde, Georgia O’Keefe

Please bring your own reference, either live flowers and a pot for them or a photographic reference. We may not be able to share flowers.

Please bring your own materials and equipment.

Wed 13 Jan - 17 Feb (Wed 13 Jan online only)
11.30am – 3pm
£120 per 6 week course

Please note that the session on Wed 13 Jan will take place online only. You will find the link to access the session in your booking confirmation email.

In the event of us remaining in Tier 4, the sessions will go ahead online via Zoom.

Suitable for ages 18+ years.

Face coverings must be worn while participating in these sessions.

Please prepare for your visit by reading our latest Visitor Information here. This includes important information about face coverings, social distancing and measures we have implemented to keep everyone safe when visiting Norden Farm.

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Introduction to Calligraphy

Led by Stuart Maxwell

This course is intended as an introduction to calligraphy, both formal and modern. You will learn techniques to help develop writing skills and an appreciation of design elements.

You can book to take part live at Norden Farm (places are limited) or online via Zoom.

Thur 14 Jan - 18 Feb
2pm - 4pm
£72 for the 6 week course
Booking cut off time: 9am on Thur 14 Jan

In the event of us remaining in Tier 4, the sessions will go ahead online via Zoom.

Students to provide their own materials: Good quality smooth cartridge paper or similar A4 or larger; HB pencil. Ruler and eraser; Broad edge 2mm or larger calligraphy fountain pen plus ink or cartridges (Manuscript or William Mitchell recommended); 3.8mm Pilot Parallel pen if possible.

In line with current government guidelines, this event has a reduced capacity with socially distanced seating. This is subject to change as we monitor government advice. Seat numbers are also subject to change.

Please prepare for your visit by reading our latest Visitor Information here. This includes important information about face coverings, social distancing and measures we have implemented to keep everyone safe when visiting Norden Farm.

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