Life Drawing from the Nude Form (5-week course)
Sep
17
to 15 Oct

Life Drawing from the Nude Form (5-week course)

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

Have you been wanting to give Life Drawing a try? Or is it something you do or maybe you haven’t done for ages? It can be pretty daunting starting Life Drawing Classes but at Yardley Arts the classes are friendly, open and fun. This course run by Sara Myers is suitable for both total beginners and those with experience (aged 16 years and above).

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MBCT Mindfulness with Art taster (2 hours)
Sep
18
10:00 am10:00

MBCT Mindfulness with Art taster (2 hours)

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

When we are mindful we are paying regular, calm attention to the present moment. This taster workshop will help you to understand more about mindfulness and give an opportunity to practice a number of different mindfulness meditations, using a focus on paintings to help with this process.


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Untutored Life Drawing - Long Pose (2 half-day sessions)
Sep
20
10:00 am10:00

Untutored Life Drawing - Long Pose (2 half-day sessions)

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

Long pose sessions, once a month. Come and draw – in a great space – relaxed, easy going and untutored. You will have a single long pose over a two and a half hour session, during which you can draw or paint (non-toxic low odour paints only). Each session will have a different set up and those attending can help determine the pose. You will have access to a variety of great models and tutor Sara Myers.

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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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MBCT Mindfulness with Art taster (2 hours)
Sep
26
7:00 pm19:00

MBCT Mindfulness with Art taster (2 hours)

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

When we are mindful we are paying regular, calm attention to the present moment. This taster workshop will help you to understand more about mindfulness and give an opportunity to practice a number of different mindfulness meditations, using a focus on paintings to help with this process.


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Silver Jewellery Making (1-day workshop)
Oct
5
9:00 am09:00

Silver Jewellery Making (1-day workshop)

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

Ring or Bracelet Making (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 patterned 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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Untutored Life Drawing - Long Pose (2 half-day sessions)
Oct
19
10:00 am10:00

Untutored Life Drawing - Long Pose (2 half-day sessions)

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

Long pose sessions, once a month. Come and draw – in a great space – relaxed, easy going and untutored. You will have a single long pose over a two and a half hour session, during which you can draw or paint (non-toxic low odour paints only). Each session will have a different set up and those attending can help determine the pose. You will have access to a variety of great models and tutor Sara Myers.

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Untutored Life Drawing - Long Pose (2 half-day sessions)
Nov
15
10:00 am10:00

Untutored Life Drawing - Long Pose (2 half-day sessions)

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

Long pose sessions, once a month. Come and draw – in a great space – relaxed, easy going and untutored. You will have a single long pose over a two and a half hour session, during which you can draw or paint (non-toxic low odour paints only). Each session will have a different set up and those attending can help determine the pose. You will have access to a variety of great models and tutor Sara Myers.

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Untutored Life Drawing - Long Pose (2 half-day sessions)
Dec
7
10:00 am10:00

Untutored Life Drawing - Long Pose (2 half-day sessions)

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

Long pose sessions, once a month. Come and draw – in a great space – relaxed, easy going and untutored. You will have a single long pose over a two and a half hour session, during which you can draw or paint (non-toxic low odour paints only). Each session will have a different set up and those attending can help determine the pose. You will have access to a variety of great models and tutor Sara Myers.

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Festive Silver Jewellery Making Taster (3-hour workshop)
Dec
12
6:30 pm18:30

Festive Silver Jewellery 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 pendant or earrings and add a touch of gold foil. 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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Silver Jewellery Making for Adults (10-week course, Monday evenings)
Jan
6
to 16 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 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)
Jan
8
to 18 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 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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MBCT Mindfulness with Art (8-week course)
Jan
15
to 18 Mar

MBCT Mindfulness with Art (8-week course)

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

The 8-week MBCT course is a well-established and scientifically-proven way of training your ‘meditation muscles’ by offering a programme which helps you understand and develop the wellbeing benefits of mindfulness. It provides a structured process with a group of people supported by regular practice, using paintings as a focus to help with the process.


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Untutored Life Drawing - Full Length Portrait (2 half-day sessions)
May
10
10:00 am10:00

Untutored Life Drawing - Full Length Portrait (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 Friday at Yardley Hastings with tutor Sara Myers on hand to advise and guide.

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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.

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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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