Silver Jewellery Making for Adults (10-week course, Wednesday afternoons)
Apr
24
to 3 Jul

Silver Jewellery Making for Adults (10-week course, Wednesday afternoons)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Whether you are new to jewellery making or would like some workshop time to improve your skills, this course run by Beccy Gillatt is for you. It's a multi-session course where you will work on your own project and be guided with 1:1 support and demonstrations each week.

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Silver Jewellery Making for Adults (10-week course, Monday evenings)
Apr
29
to 8 Jul

Silver Jewellery Making for Adults (10-week course, Monday evenings)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Whether you are new to jewellery making or would like some workshop time to improve your skills, this course run by Beccy Gillatt is for you. It's a multi-session course where you will work on your own project and be guided with 1:1 support and demonstrations each week.

Only one space left

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Drawing Enhancement (5-week course)
Jun
5
to 3 Jul

Drawing Enhancement (5-week course)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A ‘refresher’ or ‘get you started’ course in five parts, which builds on and develops skills you may have previously learnt. You’ll experiment with a variety of mediums and different applications, and the enjoy the introduction of colour to drawing. It’s a drawing course designed to increase your confidence - be prepared to make lots of mistakes and do lots of practice.

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Develop your Photography Skills I: Aperture, Shutter Speed and Composition (3-week course)
Jun
6
to 20 Jun

Develop your Photography Skills I: Aperture, Shutter Speed and Composition (3-week course)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Get ready for summer! Looking at aperture, shutter, speed and composition, this practical course aims to cover some of the fundamentals of digital photography, enabling you to gain a better understanding of how your camera works and providing you with techniques to improve your image-making.

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Untutored Life Drawing - Single Pose Saturday (2 half-day sessions)
Jun
8
10:00 am10:00

Untutored Life Drawing - Single Pose Saturday (2 half-day sessions)

Is there anything better than a bit of Untutored Life Drawing? Getting lost in a drawing or having time for a painting study can be a unique and wonderful thing - we can offer you the opportunity on Saturday at Yardley Hastings with tutor Sara Myers on hand to advise and guide.

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Portrait Sculpture (3-day course)
Jun
10
to 12 Jun

Portrait Sculpture (3-day course)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Always wanted to try your hand at portrait sculpture? Working from the model, you will create a 3D life-size portrait sculpture in clay at this 3-day course led by Clare Abbatt, a classically trained sculptor. You will learn measuring techniques to help achieve a likeness. Modelling stands, armature, clay and tools are provided.

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Introduction to Landscape Acrylics (1-day workshop)
Jun
18
10:00 am10:00

Introduction to Landscape Acrylics (1-day workshop)

Are you interested in learning to paint in acrylic? Do you want to make paintings that can be strong and bold or subtle and calm? Do you want to enjoy the ease and freedom of making adjustments that acrylics give? Are you keen but terrified? Then this course by Chris Richbell is for you.

Fully booked

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Inaugural Summer Exhibition Launch and Fundraiser
Jun
27
6:00 pm18:00

Inaugural Summer Exhibition Launch and Fundraiser

To celebrate our inaugural Summer Exhibition at Yardley Arts, we are hosting a special launch evening and fundraiser on Thursday 27 June, from 6 to 9.30pm. Many of the artists taking part in the exhibition will be on hand to talk to you about their work, whilst you enjoy a glass of wine. Please come and support us in our lovely space.

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Silver Jewellery Making (5-hour workshop)
Jul
20
9:00 am09:00

Silver Jewellery Making (5-hour workshop)

Be guided through all the techniques needed to enable you to create a piece of silver jewellery with round cabochon stone with tutor Beccy Gillatt. You can choose from a pendant or ring but your design is your own. The day is very relaxed and everyone will go home having made a piece of jewellery to treasure forever.

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Amazing Animation Part Two (half-day or full-day workshop)
Apr
15
10:00 am10:00

Amazing Animation Part Two (half-day or full-day workshop)

Ever wanted to make a mini Wallace and Gromit, Charlie and Lola - model or cut out animation? Come and have a play on this fun, hands-on half or full day animation workshop with Clinton from Animation Station. Bring your characters to life on screen before your very eyes using iPads and animation software using iMacs and rigs.

Only one space left

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Feast of Fools
Apr
11
7:00 pm19:00

Feast of Fools

Back by popular demand! The Feast of Fools encourages oral storytelling in Northamptonshire, bringing excellent professional storytellers and providing a platform for local ones, and musicians. There will be a licensed bar too, so come and enjoy an evening of farce and fun with us at Yardley Arts.

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Untutored Life Drawing - Single Pose Saturday (2 half-day sessions)
Apr
6
10:00 am10:00

Untutored Life Drawing - Single Pose Saturday (2 half-day sessions)

Is there anything better than a bit of Untutored Life Drawing? Getting lost in a drawing or having time for a painting study can be a unique and wonderful thing - we can offer you the opportunity on Saturday at Yardley Hastings with tutor Sara Myers on hand to advise and guide.

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Watercolours part two - by popular demand (2 half-day workshops)
Apr
4
to 5 Apr

Watercolours part two - by popular demand (2 half-day workshops)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Already attended a beginners course in watercolours? Then this is the course for you, led by Chris Richbell and created due to demand. We will be building on your skills from the earlier course and developing them further by analysing and using subtle colour mixes.

Only one space left

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A look at the First Impressionist Exhibition with art historian Elaine Kilmurray
Mar
21
7:30 pm19:30

A look at the First Impressionist Exhibition with art historian Elaine Kilmurray

Are you interested in the Impressionist movement? Artists such as Edgar Degas, Eduoard Manet, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Alfred Sisley. Then come along to this fantastic talk being given by respected art historian Elaine Kilmurray.

Fully booked

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Introduction to Acrylics (1-day workshop)
Mar
12
10:00 am10:00

Introduction to Acrylics (1-day workshop)

Are you interested in learning to paint in acrylic? Do you want to make paintings that can be strong and bold or subtle and calm? Do you want to enjoy the ease and freedom of making adjustments that acrylics give? Are you keen but terrified? Then this course by Chris Richbell is for you.

Fully booked

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Untutored Life Drawing - Single Pose Saturday (2 half-day sessions)
Feb
9
10:00 am10:00

Untutored Life Drawing - Single Pose Saturday (2 half-day sessions)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Is there anything better than a bit of Untutored Life Drawing? Getting lost in a drawing or having time for a painting study can be a unique and wonderful thing - we can offer you the opportunity on Saturday at Yardley Hastings with tutor Sara Myers on hand to advise and guide.

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Silver Jewellery Making (1-day workshop)
Feb
2
10:00 am10:00

Silver Jewellery Making (1-day workshop)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you’ve always wanted to try jewellery making, this one-day workshop run by Beccy Gillatt is for you. You will make a beautiful piece of silver jewellery to take away with you and treasure forever. During the course of the day, you will learn all the traditional techniques needed to complete either a bracelet or ring/pendant/earrings with a stone setting.

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Silver Jewellery Making for Adults (10-week course, Wednesday afternoons)
Jan
16
to 27 Mar

Silver Jewellery Making for Adults (10-week course, Wednesday afternoons)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Whether you are new to jewellery making or would like some workshop time to improve your skills, this is the course for you. Over the 10 weeks, under the tuition of Beccy Gillatt, you will make a range of samples in copper, using the techniques shown and complete a workbook of processes. You will also complete at least two pieces of wearable silver jewellery.

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Silver Jewellery Making for Adults (10-week course, Monday evenings)
Jan
14
to 25 Mar

Silver Jewellery Making for Adults (10-week course, Monday evenings)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Whether you are new to jewellery making or would like some workshop time to improve your skills, this is the course for you. Over the 10 weeks, under the tuition of Beccy Gillatt, you will make a range of samples in copper, using the techniques shown and complete a workbook of processes. You will also complete at least two pieces of wearable silver jewellery.

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Silver Jewellery Making (3-hour Christmas workshop)
Dec
20
6:30 pm18:30

Silver Jewellery Making (3-hour Christmas workshop)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you’ve always wanted to try jewellery making, this three-hour Christmas workshop run by Beccy Gillatt is for you. You will make a beautiful piece of silver jewellery to take away with you and treasure forever. You’ll also get to enjoy a mince pie and glass of something festive.

Fully booked

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Silver Jewellery Making (3-hour Christmas workshop)
Dec
18
6:30 pm18:30

Silver Jewellery Making (3-hour Christmas workshop)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you’ve always wanted to try jewellery making, this three-hour Christmas workshop run by Beccy Gillatt is for you. You will make a beautiful piece of silver jewellery to take away with you and treasure forever. You’ll also get to enjoy a mince pie and glass of something festive.

Fully booked

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Silver Jewellery Making (1-day workshop)
Dec
8
10:00 am10:00

Silver Jewellery Making (1-day workshop)

  • Yardley Arts, The Old School Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you’ve always wanted to try jewellery making, this one-day workshop run by Beccy Gillatt is for you. You will make a beautiful piece of silver jewellery to take away with you and treasure forever. During the course of the day, you will learn all the traditional techniques needed to complete either a bracelet or ring/pendant/earrings with a stone setting.

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Life Drawing 'Untutored' (2 half-day sessions)
Nov
9
10:00 am10:00

Life Drawing 'Untutored' (2 half-day sessions)

Studying the nude human form, these two untutored sessions allow you to practice your life drawing in a supportive environment, developing your own self-led practice. There will be a variety of quick warm-up poses at the beginning leading to a longer pose for the second half of each session. There will be different models for each session, which will be led by Polly Parrish.

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