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Led by Jo Hall
Paint a blackbird or a cheeky robin or other small bird on white or tinted paper.
Gouache is particularly useful for working on coloured papers but watercolour and a tube of permanent white gouache will work just as well.
We will be painting on paper as small as three by four inches up to about five by seven inches or similar size square formats.
Some photo reference will be provided or bring your own.
Please bring the following
Watercolours pan or tube, brushes, palette, water pots, paper towel, small sponge, pencil
Drawing board, block of wood about 2 x 2 x 6 inches to tilt the board (may be better than a table easel for this workshop), masking tape
Watercolour paper - hot or cold pressed surface and about 300gsm, or small Khadi paper
If you are bringing quarter size watercolour paper or A3 please bring a 12 inch ruler to mark out the painting areas.
There is no need to purchase small papers especially for the workshop.
Spare paper or small sketchbook for composition sketches
Some paper will be available at cost from the tutor including some handmade Indian paper (Khadi). Additional photo reference will also be available.
Sat 10 Dec
11am - 4pm
Led by Creative Eye.
Norden Farm's Crafternoons are relaxed crafting sessions for older people.
Get crafty with a range of activities, or bring along your own projects to work on with support from tutor Kayleigh Robinson.
You can learn new skills, meet new people and try something new, a cup of tea is included with the ticket price. If you are unable to attend in person you can log on from home to chat and join in the session.
Wed 29 Nov Christmas Cards
Wed 6 Dec Christmas Gnome Hanging Ornament
Wed 13 Dec Salt Dough Ornament
Wed 20 Dec Fabric Tree Ornament
Wed 10 Jan Mini Wooden Boxes
Wed 17 Jan Rock Cactus
Wed 24 Jan Scrap Fabric Wreaths
Wed 31 Jan Wooden Squirrel Feeder Box
Wed 14 Feb Button Flowers
Wed 21 Feb Wooden Bookmarks
Wed 28 Feb Wooden Hanging Sign Decoupage
Wed 6 Mar Squeegee Art
Wed 13 Mar Mug Decorating
Wed 20 Mar Mini Scented Pouches
Wed 27 Mar Easter Wreath
Wed 3 Apr Wooden 3D Bird Hanging Decoration
Wed 10 Apr Magnets
Wed 17 Apr Wire Tree
Wed 24 Apr Paper Fans
There will be no session on Wed 7 Feb
Social Arts Crafternoons is a partially funded project run by Norden Farm with support from The Berkshire Community Foundation.
Suitable for ages 60+ years.
2pm - 3pm
£5 per session, including a cup of tea
These are blended sessions, where you can take part in person at Norden Farm or online via Zoom.
If you need transport to Norden Farm for this session please contact Jess Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org / 01628 682563 to talk through your requirements.
Led by Sue Bridge
These sessions are suitable for those with some prior experience of drawing and painting (either previous study or art course participation).
As with the preceding course "Transform your Sketchpad" these 3hr studio sessions will be wide ranging both in terms of media and subject matter. Over the duration of the course you will gain experience in a range of media, acrylic/watercolour, pen and ink and collage. Some sessions will be one off activities other topics may spread over a couple of weeks.
Students to provide their own materials.
Artist Amelia Pimlott is back at Norden Farm this Christmas working with local schools and community groups on our Miki themed art installation.
This SEND friendly space will be a wash of gentle light and colour, a calm space where children can relax on a bean bag and soak up the atmosphere.
Featuring work created by:
The Autism Group
Thames Valley Adventure Playground
Boyne Hill School
Alwyn Infant School
With music from Miki by Slot Machine Theatre.
The exhibition will also feature entries from our art competition for local children, inspired by our Christmas show Miki. Come on down to catch the winning entries and to see if you can spot your masterpiece!
Saturday 2 December – Saturday 30 December
The Gallery at Norden Farm
Entry is Free
Led by Julie Potter
This class is particularly suited to beginners, those returning to yoga having had a break, those with specific injuries or conditions or even those that consider themselves to be of a ‘certain age’ that might need a less challenging approach. We will cover general breathing practises, the basic and gentler postures, together with general information and possible discussion around movement and the potential difficulties we might come up against.
The aim will be to relax and enjoy.
The yoga I teach is an evolution of nearly 30 years of practice and study, with a broad experience of many styles and teachers. In recent years I have been moving away from ‘external’ evaluation of the postures and moving towards an ‘internal’ sense of the postures, moving away from the more used traditional approach of systemised yoga to a more experiential and ‘felt’ approach, influenced by teachers who have been inspired by the teachings of Vanda Scaravelli.
Please bring a blanket, a yoga / Pilates mat, and wear loose comfortable clothing
1 Nov - 13 Dec (7 weeks)
£12 per session | £63 per 7 week course
This class will take place both in person and online via Zoom.
You will find the link to access the session in your booking confirmation email
Led by SalsaStyle
Specialising for twenty years in providing individual attention to help you develop dance techniques and grow in confidence. SalsaStyle will ensure everyone feels welcome no matter what level.
20 Oct - 17 Nov (5 weeks)
24 Nov - 22 Dec (5 weeks)
12 Jan - 9 Feb (5 weeks)
16 Feb - 15 Mar (5 weeks)
22 Mar - 26 Apr, exc 29 Mar (5 weeks)
8.15pm - 9.15pm
£12 per session | £50 for 5 weeks
Don't forget to stay for the Salsa Social from 9.15pm - 10pm: stay after the class for a dance and drink!
Box Office closes at 8pm but online booking is still available.
Click here for more information about SalsaStyle.
Led by Seann Wilkinson
A non-audition community choir open to all. Working on everything from Madonna to Les Mis, from gospel to pop - this is an opportunity to meet people, learn some harmonies and sing your hearts out. No experience required. Enthusiasm absolutely necessary!
Tues 5 Sept - 19 Dec (exc 24 Oct)
7.30pm – 9pm
£11 per session | £150 per 15 week term