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Bookbinding and Printmaking Eve studio group – 1 Session a month

Posted on: 10 July 2019

By the end of each session you will have learned or practiced a number of bookbinding or printmaking techniques. Although the studio group is focused on individuals working on their own projects with technical support,… More

Bookbinding and Printmaking studio group – 1 Session a month

Posted on: 10 July 2019

By the end of each session you will have learned or practiced a number of bookbinding or printmaking techniques. Although the studio group is focused on individuals working on their own projects with technical support,… More

Christmas craft matters

Posted on: 11 July 2019

You will learn how to make salt dough, how to shape and decorate ornaments and how to make individualised Christmas cards. By the end of the course you will have made a selection of lovely… More

Christmas floristry creations

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Come and create a beautiful Christmas wreath. Be inspired by the vibrant colours and textures of seasonal foliage. You will learn to select appropriate foliage for the theme. Consider colour, texture, mass and void. Explore… More

Christmas stocking: crazy patchwork

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You’ll learn how to stitch fabric pieces onto a base fabric to create crazy patchwork. This will then be used as the front of your Christmas stocking. More

Crafting matters: Make a photo album in one session

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will completely design and construct your own photograph album by designing the cover and putting it all together. More

Digital skills: Virtual photo album

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Dressmaking: zips, buttonholes and darts

Posted on: 10 July 2019

During this workshop you will learn some dressmaking techniques. You will create some samples of zips, buttonholes and darts. More

English and maths matters

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will have extra time and support to practise English and maths skills through a variety of activities, often as a group. Learning in a safe, friendly and relaxed environment, amongst friends. More

English and maths matters intro

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Practising English and maths skills through a variety of activities, often as a group. This short course will assess your individual needs and levels in preparation for the longer qualification course. Learning is in a… More

English GCSE

Posted on: 10 July 2019

English GCSE

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will develop your skills in understanding, analysing and interpreting a variety of texts. Developing the ability to communicate clearly, accurately and effectively when writing. Learning how to use a wide variety of vocabulary, and… More

ESOL: English for speakers of other languages

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Experimental watercolours

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will have the chance to explore a variety of experimental techniques using watercolour. These will include using alternative paint brushes, combining media and working over prepared surfaces. More

Exploring abstracts through acrylics

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will have the chance to explore a range of painting techniques in acrylic which will encourage working with a more abstract approach. You will be experimenting with working on different scales and with a… More

Exploring oils workshop

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will have the chance to explore a range of painting techniques in oil paints which will help you gain confidence and further your personal artistic language. These include colour mixing and blending and brushwork. More

Free taster: Needle felt picture

Posted on: 10 July 2019

During this workshop you will create a small picture using wool roving in lots of colours. The fluffy fibres are laid onto a background piece of felt and then fixed into place by stabbing with… More

Free taster: pom pom sprouts

Posted on: 10 July 2019

During this course you will learn how to make perfect pompoms using a special pompom maker. Use these to create some Christmas sprouts in party hats! More

German: beginners 2

Posted on: 10 July 2019

The course is taught in a small, friendly supportive group where you will have the opportunity to gain confidence and make new friends. You will learn and practise useful language to enable you to talk… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your maths: join at any time

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include – • Numbers and their use in everyday problems • Use of mathematical notation • Simple equations and graphs • Shape and space • Symmetry • Area and Volume… More

Improve your maths: join at any time

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include – • Numbers and their use in everyday problems • Use of mathematical notation • Simple equations and graphs • Shape and space • Symmetry • Area and Volume… More

Improve your maths: join at any time

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include – • Numbers and their use in everyday problems • Use of mathematical notation • Simple equations and graphs • Shape and space • Symmetry • Area and Volume… More

Improve your maths: join at any time

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include – • Numbers and their use in everyday problems • Use of mathematical notation • Simple equations and graphs • Shape and space • Symmetry • Area and Volume… More

Introducing bookbinding studio group

Posted on: 10 July 2019

By the end of each session you will have learned or practiced a number of bookbinding or printmaking techniques. Although the studio group is focused on individuals working on their own projects with technical support,… More

Introducing printmaking studio group

Posted on: 10 July 2019

By the end of each session you will have learned or practiced a number of bookbinding or printmaking techniques. Although the studio group is focused on individuals working on their own projects with technical support,… More

Italian: beginners 1

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Learn and practise simple useful language from some of the following: Greet people and introduce yourself and others Order a drink or a snack Shop and find your way around Numbers, the alphabet, days of… More

Landscapes and seascapes in oils

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will have the chance to explore a variety of techniques to capture the atmospheric quality of Landscapes and Seascapes. You will explore how to encourage visual depth within a composition and how to alter… More

Learn to sew: curtains

Posted on: 10 July 2019

During this workshop you will learn how to calculate fabric quantities, how to cut out and construct a hand finished, lined pencil pleat curtain using a straight machine stitch and several hand stitches and how… More

Learn to sew: memory cushion cover

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You’ll learn how to thread up the machine and stitching techniques to create a square cushion cover with an envelope back. We’ll also practice buttonholes on the machine. More

Linocut and printmaking: Beginners

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will learn linocut cutting tecniques and how to print your image using core Printmaking skills. The emphasis of the course is on skills development and experimentation More

Maths GCSE

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will develop your skills, learn and explore mathematical topics and improve understanding. The course follows the syllabus for the foundation tier of Edexcel GCSE Mathematics (2015). The latest GCSEs have a new grading system… More

Maths GCSE

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will develop your skills, learn and explore mathematical topics and improve understanding. The course follows the syllabus for the foundation tier of Edexcel GCSE Mathematics (2015). The latest GCSEs have a new grading system… More

Maths GCSE

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will develop your skills, learn and explore mathematical topics and improve understanding. The course follows the syllabus for the foundation tier of Edexcel GCSE Mathematics (2015). The latest GCSEs have a new grading system… More

Monthly Digital Workshop for iPads

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Each session will have opportunities for group and individual learning 8th January – Working with Text and Images on Microsoft Word 5th February – Make a virtual photo album with Microsoft Powerpoint 5th March –… More

Monthly digital workshop: Getting to know your Ipad/tablet

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Monthly digital workshop: Ipad basics and navigating windows

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Monthly digital workshop: Ipads and phones

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Each session will have opportunities for group and individual learning 24th September – Troubleshooting iPhones and iPads 29th October – Keeping in touch with email and Skype 12th November – Navigating and troubleshooting Windows on… More

Monthly digital workshop: Keeping in touch using email and skype

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Patchwork cushion

Posted on: 10 July 2019

During this workshop you will learn how to make half square triangles which will then be sewn together to make a cushion cover with a plain envelope back. More

Preparation for English GCSE

Posted on: 10 July 2019

We will look at the requirements of GCSE and consider the writing section, the reading section and also the speaking & listening element. We will look at using language specific vocabulary, compare texts and ways… More

Reuse: Embroidery, create a picture workshop

Posted on: 10 July 2019

During this workshop you will create a fabric picture using fabric scraps and simple embroidery stitches. More

Sashiko Japanese embroidery workshops: coasters

Posted on: 10 July 2019

During this workshop you will learn how to stitch using the Sashiko method to create a coaster which you can keep. More

Signs of Autumn matters

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will be looking for the first signs of Autumn and following the season with paintings and drawings. You will look at how the artists Gustav Klimt, Georgia O’Keefe and Wassily Kandinsky made Autumn artworks.… More

Spanish: beginners 1

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Learn and practise simple useful language from some of the following: Greet people and introduce yourself and others Order a drink or a snack Shop and find your way around Numbers, the alphabet, days of… More

Spanish: improvers

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Continue to build on, learn, extend and practise real life communication from some of the following: Greet people, introduce yourself and others Order drinks, snacks and meals Shop and find your way around Read information… More

Upcycle/ reuse: gifts create strawberry pin cushions

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You’ll learn how to stitch by hand and also some hand embroidery stitches to create some gifts from vintage fabrics. These items can be taken home and you will have the skills to create more! More