Saturday October 5th 2019
Farlingaye High School IP12 4JX
DISCOVER THE MYSTERIES OF NORSE RUNES 09.00-12.00 CODE:615
Tutor: Julie Wheeler £27.60
Rune comes from the ancient Norse word for mystery, over time these symbols developed into a modern alphabet however these enigmatic symbols have kept their mystical properties. Most commonly carved in wood due to the element’s importance in Norse mythology, but often in bone or stone, runes were used as a protective symbol, a warning, and sometimes a curse!
WEFT OVER WARP CONTEMPORARY TAPESTRY WEAVING 9.00-12.30 CODE:616 Tutor: Pamela Booker £36.00
Tapestry is one of the oldest forms of woven textile. In this beginners workshop you will be provided with a frame with warp installed, and using black and white wefts with a flash of colour you will produce a striped tapestry sample to use as a small table mat or wall hanging. Ideal for those with an interest in textiles, colour and texture. Creating a tapestry requires nimble fingers and a lot of concentration, but results in a textile as individual as your own handwriting. All materials supplied.
MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP 9.00-12.00 CODE:617
Tutor: Ken Ashton £27.60
Ever wondered what Mindfulness is all about ? Want to learn more ?
Want to achieve a deeper sense of the ‘Here & Now’ ? Want to learn how ?
Are you experiencing Stress & Anxiety ? Want to understand why ?
This 3 hr. workshop will give answers to the above questions......plus much more.
SLR CAMERA – BEGINNERS 9.00-12.00 CODE:618
Tutor: Rob Spray £27.60
What makes SLR (and the Compact System Cameras) different from compact cameras? They can be more creative and more baffling. They have the potential for better portraits, beautiful landscapes and jargon overload. We’ll explore the controls and opportunities all SLRs offer and you’ll leave eager to move off the Auto setting! If you aren’t sure whether your camera is suitable for this workshop then please feel free to contact us for more information.
EXPERIENCE THE POTTERS WHEEL
Traditional Techniques Working with Clay
Tutor: Katharine “Katie” Gleeson
With a wheel each and just two students per session, during your taster session Katharine will demonstrate the preparation of clay, centering on the wheel and throwing a pot. Students will then create a pot or vase on the wheel under guidance from Katharine. The principles of decorating, glazing and firing will be explained
09.15 - 10.00 CODE: 619 £32.00 10.15 - 11.00 CODE: 620 £32.00
11.15 - 12.00 CODE: 621 £32.00 12.15 - 13.00 CODE: 622 £32.00
STAINED GLASS MOSAIC 9.30-15.30 CODE:623
Tutor: Louise Ferrier £60.00
Enjoy a day of creative mindfulness becoming acquainted with the magical medium of stained glass in it’s simplest form. We will recycle off-cuts of coloured glass to create small panels of mosaic art using the
applique technique. No cutting required so suitable for complete beginners. All materials and tools provided.
Please bring along a packed lunch.
ORSON WELLES’ SHAKESPEARE TRILOGY 9.30-16.00 CODE:624
Tutor: David Read £55.20
Film Studies – Orson Welles ’Shakespeare Trilogy. Welles’ Macbeth, Othello and Chimes at Midnight are among the greatest Shakespeare films ever made, despite the difficulties he faced in getting them to the screen. This course will examine the ways in which Welles transformed Shakespeare’s poetic themes into stunning cinematic imagery. Please bring along a packed lunch.
AUTHENTIC FRENCH COOKING – Les recettes de ma Grand-mère 10.00-16.00 CODE:625
Tutor: Catherine Godet £67.20
You will be transported into the Vendée countryside as you learn to cook two authentic French dishes from Catherine’s grandmother’s recipe book: boeuf bourguigon and crêpe Suzette. This is a step-by-step practical course with opportunities for students to develop their cooking skills and confidence in an informal and supportive setting as well as take home a 2-course meal to share. Extra cooking demonstration at lunchtime if time permits. Besides enhancing their culinary skills, those attending the course will have the chance to get acquainted with the French way of life and maybe learn a few French words along the way. Please bring a sharp knife, an apron and a packed lunch on the day and let us take care of the rest!
FIGURATIVE SCULPTURE 10.00-15.30 CODE:626
Tutor: Andrew Howell £56.00
From the iconic imagery of Auguste Rodin’s “Kiss” to Michelangelo’s “David” artists have used the human figure to tell their story. During this workshop we will look at how figure sculpture has changed over history. We will create armatures and use these to sculpt from a live model, building dynamic poses and telling a story. You will also create your own figurative sculpture using clay. This is for all abilities and will give you a unique opportunity to sculpt from a model. Please bring along a packed lunch.
UKULELE TASTER 12.30-14.00 CODE:627
Tutor: Zoe-Anne Wadey £13.80
Play in a day; it’s easier than you think – bring along your ukulele and we will learn to accompany a
selection of well-known songs using two chords; this includes: learning to read chord windows, strumming, and simple finger picking, and singing and playing at the same time.
This taster session will prepare you for joining a beginner’s ukulele course.
THE RISE OF EAST ANGLIAN LANDSCAPE – ART HISTORY 13.00-16.00 CODE:628
Tutor: Mark Beelsey £27.60
Gainsborough, the Norwich School and Constable transformed landscape as a subject for art. They also changed the status of artists and the relationship between London and provincial towns as artistic centres. This workshop examines their work, what influenced it and puts it into the context of 18th and early 19th century society.
NEEDLE FELTED BUGS AND BEES 13.00-16.00 CODE:629
Tutor: Rachel Glover £31.60
Come along and have a go at making cute and colourful three dimensional ‘Bugs’ and ‘Bees’ while learning how to needle felt. No experience necessary and all materials are provided. The technique does require that you have some strength in your wrists.
Pruning – What, When and How 13.00-16.00 CODE:630
Tutor: Susannah Sharman £27.60
Get confidence with your pruning! Learn how to maintain your trees and shrubs, understand the reasons, techniques and tools required for you to keep your garden in order….. and may even lessen your workload! Powerpoint presentation and demonstration with time for questions and discussion.
MAKE YOUR OWN FLORAL CHRISTMAS CENTERPIECES 14.00-16.00 CODE:631
Tutor Jacinth Duncan £25.40
In this taster workshop you will construct a modern design with flowers, berries, twigs, bark etc., giving you techniques and knowledge to recreate or refresh your design ready for Christmas. All materials provided and included in the cost of this workshop.
MANDOLIN TASTER: Play in a Day 14.15-15.45 CODE:632
Tutor: Zoe-Anne Wadey £13.80
This workshop is for plucked stringed instruments in fiddle tuning: E A D G, this includes mandolin, bouzouki, mandola and tenor banjo. In this short workshop we shall learn to play three chords, and two melodies.
Music will be supplied in tablature, however, we will be learning by demonstration rather than by reading.
These beautiful instruments are surprisingly easy to play and make a great sound. Your own instrument is required.