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Kaleidoscope: Journey Through a Lens

Kaleidoscope Photography Group makes a welcome return to Norden Farm. Six locally based photographers formed Kaleidoscope 13 years ago. This exciting new exhibition showcases their individual styles, techniques, specialities and delivers their own interpretation of a ‘Journey’. Their photographic ‘Journey’ is not only one of time, place or person but also a reflection of their inspirations, influences and creativity.

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Messy Play

Led by Laura Parkinson

Exciting and fun art activities with a very messy finish! New themes every week – from The Hungry Caterpillar to Letters and Numbers, Animal Farm to Pirates and Fairies.

In line with the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Suitable for ages 6+ months

Mondays (exc 13 Feb, 3, 10 and 17 Apr) | 10am – 11am | £6.50

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Soft Pastel over Watercolour

Led by Jo Hall

Tues 21 Feb - 21 Mar
10am - 1pm

Using pastel over washes of watercolour is a long established technique, suitable for all kinds of subjects. Explore using complementary colours and also dark toned under layers of watercolour in studies of landscape and of figures from photographic reference.

Some paper available from the tutor at cost.
Please bring your own materials.

£82 for 5 week course or £18 per class
Suitable for 18+ years

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Candle Lamp Making

Led by Natalie Griffin-Smith

Tues 21 and 28 Feb
7pm - 9pm

Make three beautiful handmade fabric lanterns that can be used safely at home. Use them to create a relaxing atmosphere, mood lighting for a dinner party, night lights for the children or outdoor lighting in the garden.

£35 for 2 week course plus £2 materials fee

Suitable for 18+ years

  •  28 Feb
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Art Adventures: Weighty Drawings

Led by Amanda Schenk

Explore all the possibilities of playing with art materials to build up your drawing skills. Experiment with chalk pastel, charcoal, ink and oil pastel to name just a few.

Discover how to make your drawings look more realistic. Explore how to make objects appear 3D by examining shape, weight and volume by looking at the drawings of Henry Moore.

Suitable for ages 7+ years.

Thurs 2, 9 and 16 Mar | 4pm - 5.15pm | £30 per 3 week course

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Bold Expressive Landscape

Led by Karen Carter

Fri 3 Mar | 10.30am - 3.30pm | £38 per class

Be prepared to free up and let go! Work on a large scale to encourage dynamic painting using energetic and expressive mark-making and a bold approach to landscapes. Bring own materials.

Suitable for 18+ years

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Life Drawing

Led by Harriet Brittaine

Explore the complexities of the human form by working from a professional life model. With a variety of short and long poses, learn both traditional charcoal drawing methods and new experimental techniques!

Sat 4 Mar | 2pm – 5pm | £25
Sat 11 Mar | 2pm – 5pm | £25
Sat 22 Apr | 10am – 3pm | £34

Suitable for ages 18+ years.

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Spare Tyre: Blue Skies

Spare Tyre artists worked creatively with a group of women from Solace Women's Aid. The project was designed for the women to share their aspirations and explore what it meant to dream, hope, aspire and eventually turn their dreams into reality. The project culminated in the women developing their perspectives through the lens of a camera.

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Experimental Textiles - Supersize Me

Led by Amanda Schenk

Thur 2 Mar - 23 Mar
10am - 1pm

Use textile techniques in a creative and inspirational way. Push the boundaries of traditional methods to create exciting and original artworks. Create a large scale artwork on fabric or paper by exploring mixed media, paper and stitch. Students will develop their supersized artwork over the duration of the course.

£15 materials fee

£68 per 4 week course
Suitable for 18+ years

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Botticelli Inferno (TBC)

96 mins

An art documentary focusing on an undisputed master of the Renaissance – Sandro Botticelli. Explore the mysteries behind the artist’s 102 meticulous drawings of Dante’s Divine Commedia - including the intriguing Map of Hell centrepiece, as featured in Ron Howard’s recent film Inferno.

WHY? Filmed in stunning historic locations such as the Uffizi Gallery and the Vatican

£15 (£12 conc)

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Paint, Print and Layer

Led by Karen Carter

Fri 10 Mar | 10.30am - 3.30pm | £38 per class

Use the work of Shirley Trevena and Emma Davies as inspiration to create colourful still life studies. Look at colour, pattern and line to produce interesting and vibrant pictures. A basic knowledge of acrylics is desirable.

Suitable for 18+ years.
£1.50 materials fee.

  •  10 Mar SOLD OUT
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Make Silver Jewellery - Workshops

Led by Janet Richardson

Sat 7 Jan, 11 Mar and 29 Apr
10am – 4pm

Learn traditional metal working techniques whilst making a ring and bangle set or you can make all rings or all bangles. Whatever you make will look professional and you will be proud to wear it as well as gaining skills.

Materials are provided by Janet and paid to her by weight of what you make, therefore the more bangles the more it will cost. As a guide a ring would be between £2 - £5 depending on the thickness of metal.

£50 per session plus materials fee.
Suitable for 18+ years.

  •  11 Mar SOLD OUT
  •  29 Apr SOLD OUT
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Drypoint Etching by Hand

Led by Karen Carter

Fri 17 Mar | 10.30am - 3.30pm | £38 per class

Try low-tech drypoint etching – printing without a press or chemicals. From your initial drawings, scratch the images into acetate and perspex to create permanent plates.

Suitable for 18+ years.
£5 materials fee.

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Mosaic Art Wall Mirror

Led by Caroline Crawford.

Learn the art of mosaic making and create a beautiful wall mirror using ceramic and glass tiles. Explore pattern and mark making from worldwide cultures make a unique piece.

£7 materials fee payable to the tutor.

Suitable for ages 18+years

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Layered Relief Prints

Led by Karen Carter

Fri 24 Mar | 10.30am - 3.30pm | £38 per session

Use a combination of lino, polystyrene and high-density foam to create unique layered prints.

Suitable for 18+ years.
£5 materials fee.

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Colour Therapy: Psychology of Colour

Led by Caroline Robey

Sat 25 Mar 10.30am – 4.30pm | £36 per session

Colour Therapy 1 - Learn about the Psychology of Colour’s and what they Reveal about You.

This workshop will include:
A brief history of colour & how it is used for colour therapy.
The colours you particularly like highlighting the positive & negative traits of the chosen colours.
The psychology of colours you choose to wear & what it says about your personality.
How colour can help your moods on a daily basis.
How to use colours for healing.

Finishing with an interactive quiz designed for fun and to test the knowledge you have learnt, prizes will be awarded.

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Multicultural Mosaics Mirror Art Day

Led by Caroline Crawford

Sat 1 Apr | 10am – 3pm | £30 (plus £8 materials, payable to the tutor)

Make a unique and fun mosaic wall piece. Explore pattern and mark making from worldwide cultures to inspire your design.

Suitable for ages 7 – 11 years

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Jump In! Art Daze

Calling all budding artists and young creatives!

Immerse yourself in three whole days of arts and crafts. Be inspired by letters, words and numbers to create individual and collaborative pieces both in 2D and 3D. Use playing cards, old books and Scrabble pieces to make car licence plates, thermometers, signs and classic phones plus lots more.

Suitable for age 8+ years.

£85 for 3 days (£75 with Advantage Card)

Tues 11 – Thur 13 Apr | 10am – 4pm

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Art Adventures: Making Illustrations

Led by Amanda Schenk

Explore all the possibilities of playing with art materials to build up your drawing skills. Experiment with chalk pastel, charcoal, ink and oil pastel to name just a few.

Combine drawing with storytelling and play, to create artworks which bring your own stories to life.

Suitable for ages 7+ years.

Thurs 20, 27 Apr and 4 May | 4pm - 5.15pm | £30 per 3 week course

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Colour Therapy: Optimum Health and Wellbeing

Led by Caroline Robey

Sat 29 Apr 10.30am – 4.30pm | £36 per session

Colour Therapy 2 - Learn about Colour’s for Optimum Health & Well-being.

This workshop will include:
Colour Therapy to learn the significance of energy flow on the major chakras in the human body.
Find out about the colours you eat and what the benefits are for optimum health and well-being.
Learn the benefits of utilising herbs & spices and how they can support optimum health.
Solarised water the benefits of it, and how to make it.
An interactive fun type quiz to test the knowledge you have learnt, prizes will be awarded.
Spiritual energy and healing that can be used for health, meditation, spiritual enhancement and personal development.
A colour therapy meditation to end the workshop that will enable you to go away feeling totally relaxed, cleansed and revitalised.

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