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.

Fully booked

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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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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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Open Studio Sessions (drop-in)
Jun
21
10:00 am10:00

Open Studio Sessions (drop-in)

Feeling creative and want to meet up with similar-minded people? Come along to our regular open studio sessions on the last Friday of every month (except for this month - the date has been changed to avoid clashing with our Summer Exhibition). You can work in any medium (bring what you like) and there's always someone on hand to give advice.

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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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Silver Jewellery Making for Adults (10-week course, Monday evenings)
Sep
23
to 2 Dec

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.

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Silver Jewellery Making for Adults (10-week course, Wednesday afternoons)
Sep
25
to 4 Dec

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 Ring or Bracelet Making Taster (3-hour workshop)
Oct
10
6:30 pm18:30

Silver Ring or Bracelet Making Taster (3-hour workshop)

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

A relaxed silver jewellery making evening with soft drinks and nibbles. In this taster session you can choose between making a silver bracelet or a textured wide ring. You will learn how to apply texture to sheet silver, planish, form a wide ring, form bracelet links in wire, make a clasp, solder and polish.

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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.

Only three spaces left

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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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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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