Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Your Name - Anime Film Screening and Workshop

We are delighted to present a pilot film programme for young people aged 14-18 years, funded by National Lottery funding awarded by the British Film Institute (BFI) and administered by QUB and Film Hub NI

Your Name

Saturday 23 November 12noon

Free admission

A Japanese animated romantic fantasy drama film written and directed by Makoto Shinkai, Your Name tells the story of a high school girl in rural Japan and a high school boy in Tokyo who swap bodies. Receiving widespread critical and public acclaim, it became a major commercial success and was hailed as a dazzling new work of anime.

Duration: 1 hr 46 mins, 2016

Post-screening Anime Workshop with Corrina Askin & Charlie Smyth from 2.15-4.15pm.

In this follow up workshop, participants will explore in-depth animation apps and software more, with Charlie & Corrina and develop their own stories. Free but places are limited to 15 and must be booked in advance. Suitable for ages 14-18 years.

Book now on 028 70831400


Floristry

FLORISTRY

Make + Do for Young People & Adults

Autumn Term Recreational Classes - enrolment opens from Tuesday 3rd September 2019. Just call the reception desk on 028 7083 1400 to book and pay by phone or pop in to pay at the counter.

Monday 16 September for 10 Weeks 7- 9pm.

£55 or £50 concession

A structured class to suit students of all abilities, from absolute beginner’s to the more advanced student, with new tips on technique and design to learn. Ask for the “Starter Kit Check List” when enrolling for this class. To secure your place and avoid disappointment, pay on booking. Numbers are strictly limited to a max of 12 students and it fills quickly.


Kiln Formed Glass

KILN FORMED GLASS - Improvers and Advanced Level

Monday 16 September for 6 Weeks / 2-5pm OR 6-9pm

£105 or £95 concession per course

Ease the fee - pay in two instalments - £50 & £55 or £50 & £45 concession

A class aimed at the intermediate and advanced level students, working in warm glass using Slumping & Fusing techniques. The fee covers the cost of firing & slumping, essential workshop materials (Kiln Paper & Megatekta glass) and tools. Students buy their own choice of coloured Bullseye glass at reduced rate through the Arts Centre. Order glass to cover the 6 week course only on advice from the tutor.

KILN FORMED GLASS – Continuation Classes

Monday 4 November for 6 Weeks,

2-5pm OR 6-9pm £105 or £95 concession per course

Ease the fee - pay in two instalments - £50 & £55 or £50 & £45 concession

A continuation course for those students who have undertaken the Improvers/Advanced course.

Autumn Term Recreational Classes - enrolment opens from Tuesday 3rd September 2019. Just call the reception desk on 028 7083 1400 to book and pay by phone or pop in to pay at the counter.





Creative Writing - Fully Booked

Creative Writing with Anne McMaster

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

Autumn Term Recreational Classes - enrolment opens from Tuesday 3rd September 2019.Just call the reception desk on 028 7083 1400 to book and pay by phone or pop in to pay at the counter.

Wednesday 18 September for 10 Weeks 7-9pm

£55 or £50 concession

This very popular creative writing class with the inspirational Anne McMaster returns. Anne will give tips and direction on writing techniques, style and form as well as hugely encouraging students to write their own masterpieces. Suitable for all levels.The last class will be an open reading night held in the Gallery.


Patchwork Classes - FULLY BOOKED

DUE TO EXCEPTIONAL DEMAND THESE CLASSES ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED

Autumn Term Recreational Classes - enrolment opens from Tuesday 3rd September 2019. Just call the reception desk on 028 7083 1400 to book and pay by phone or pop in to pay at the counter.

PATCHWORK 1

Tuesday 10 September for 10 Weeks (no classes on 24 Sept & 1 Oct)

2- 4.30pm.

£55 or £50 concession

This class is for those patch-workers who have more advanced skills and meet as

a class to continue improving their and sharing in this heritage craft As usual bring

your kit (pencil, paper, paper scissors, thread, fabric scraps and a ruler) and of

course your sewing machine. Suitable for Beginners. Max 13 places

PATCHWORK 2

Wednesday 11 September for 10 Weeks (no classes on 25 Sept & 2 Oct)

2 - 4.30pm

£55 or £50 concession

Another class for those patch-workers with more advanced skills and can’t

meet on Tuesday As before students continue improving their and sharing in this

heritage craft As usual bring your kit (pencil, paper, paper scissors, thread, fabric

scraps and a ruler) and of course your sewing machine. Suitable for Beginners.

Max 13 places.



Yoga - Fully Booked

YOGA - This class is now fully booked

Autumn Term Recreational Classes - enrolment opens from Tuesday 3rd September 2019. Just call the reception desk on 028 7083 1400 to book and pay by phone or pop in to pay at the counter.

Wednesday 18 September for 10 Weeks

7.30-9pm £65

The ancient art of yoga consciously links body, mind and breath. Learn to live

in the moment and nourish your mind,body and breath. We move gently and mindfully and as long as you are breathing, you can do yoga! (Just bring a blanket and come in comfortable clothing).

Max 14 places.


The Pleasure Of Painting - Both class now fully booked

THE PLEASURE OF PAINTING - Both classes are now fully booked

A Multi Medium Painting Class

Wednesday 18 September for 10 Weeks 7-9pm

Thursday 19 September for 10 weeks 2- 4 pm

£55 or £50 concession per course

Designed for beginners and Improvers, learn new painting techniques working in watercolour, oils or acrylics or just improve your painting skills. Bring any materials you have to the first class and advice will be given. Beginners ask for the “Basic Equipment Check List” when enrolling.

Autumn Term Recreational Classes - enrolment opens from Tuesday 3rd September 2019. Just call the reception desk on 028 7083 1400 to book and pay by phone or pop in to pay at the counter.


Clay Days!!

CLAY DAYS

Monday 23 September for 10 Weeks

12-3pm

£112 or £100 concession per course

Ease the fee, pay in two instalments (£56 x 2 or £50 x 2 concession)

Learn to make sculptural, hand built ceramics or how to throw on the potter’s wheel. Techniques are demonstrated to help develop your skills. Basic Materials - Clay and basic slips/stains and glazes are all supplied. Beginners and experienced students are welcome.

Your Kit: Bring a large lidded plastic box to carry your work, a hand towel and a little tool kit (sold in the Centre at a reduced rate).

Autumn Term Recreational Classes - enrolment opens from Tuesday 3rd September 2019. Just call the reception desk on 028 7083 1400 to book and pay by phone or pop in to pay at the counter.



Silver Stacking Rings - FULLY BOOKED


SILVER STACKING RINGS WITH

DIANE LYNESS - This class is now fully booked

Saturday 16 November, 10am–4pm.

£50 full or £45 concession

By popular request another one-day workshop with jeweller Diane Lyness.

Learn the essential jewellery techniques of soldering, shaping, piercing, texturing and polishing to make a finished set of silver stacking rings to take home. No previous

experience necessary. All materials are provided and included in the cost. All you need to bring is an apron and plenty of enthusiasm!

Maximum 10 places.

Autumn Term Recreational Classes - enrolment opens from Tuesday 3rd September 2019. Just call the reception desk on 028 7083 1400 to book and pay by phone or pop in to pay at the counter.



Christmas Wreath Making - NOW FULLY BOOKED

DECORATIVE CHRISTMAS WREATHS WITH ELAINE TAYLOR

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

Saturday 7 December

10.30am–1.30pm £20

On the run up to Christmas be prepared to decorate inside and outside the home (or give as a gift) with a beautiful handmade Christmas Wreath. Award winning florist Elaine Taylor will make this an exceptional class. Most materials will be supplied.

Maximum 10 places.

Autumn Term Recreational Classes - enrolment opens from Tuesday 3rd September 2019. Just call the reception desk on 028 7083 1400 to book and pay by phone or pop in to pay at the counter.


Friday Art Club Studio Day

FRIDAY ART CLUB – STUDIO DAY

Every Friday 10.30-12.30pm. £5 per day

Flowerfield Arts Centre has a specially designed well-appointed, Painting Studio on the first floor featuring the painter’s dream- Clear Northern Light. Fridays are reserved as an open studio morning for all artists who would like to come and use the facility or meet and share ideas, find inspiration, discuss techniques and enjoy a studio-based painting day.


Clay School!!

CLAY SCHOOL for ages 8-12 years

Saturday 12 October for 3 weeks 10.30am-12.30pm.

Cost: £30 including all materials.

Introducing our brand new Clay school, taught by experienced local potter Fiona Shannon children will explore a range of techniques each week in a fun a relaxed environment. Children will create a number of exciting clay projects based on the “Technique of the week” and will complete Clay School with a number of mini master pieces as well as making lots of new friends along the way. Clay School is not only fun but improves children’s creative skills, self-expression, collaboration, confidence and dexterity.

Week 1: Hand building – What can we create with just our hands?

Week 2: The Pottery Wheel – The super messy part!!

Week 3: Decoration techniques – using different techniques to add a splash of colour.

10 places maximum, please make sure your child wears clothes you won’t mind getting a bit messy!


Corrina Askin Artist in Residence - Open Studio Days

The Springhall Artist in Residence 2019

Dreamer’s Space - Corrina Askin

Artist, Illustrator and animator Corrina Askin was awarded our first Springhall Artist in Residence opportunity earlier this year. Since she commenced her residency with us in June, Corrina has been developing Dreamer’s Space, which will consist of various artworks and subtle site-specific illustrations throughout the Arts Centre and Flowerfield Park.

Corrina is also undertaking a series of public engagement activities as part of her residency, which are open and free to the all – residents, visitors schools and community groups.

Corrina's Open Studio Days

Call in and have a look at the artist in her studio space, work in progress and the processes she uses to create her work. All welcome!!

Wednesday 4 September / 12noon-1.30pm

Saturday 5 October / 10–11.30am

Saturday 30 November / 1-2pm


Corrina Askin Artist in Residence - Family Workshops & Tours

The Springhall Artist in Residence 2019

Dreamer’s Space - Corrina Askin

Artist, Illustrator and animator Corrina Askin was awarded our first Springhall Artist in Residence opportunity earlier this year. Since she commenced her residency with us in June, Corrina has been developing Dreamer’s Space, which will consist of various artworks and subtle site-specific illustrations throughout the Arts Centre and Flowerfield Park.

Corrina is also undertaking a series of public engagement activities as part of her residency, which are open and free to the all – residents, visitors schools and community groups.

Dreamers Space Exhibition - Family Workshops and Tours

Join Corrina for some creative playful fun and take a tour of Dreamers Space, her exhibition, artworks and installations created as part of her residency here at Flowerfield. The tours will be in and outside, touring all the amazing interventions created specifically for the centre and influenced by the landscape, surroundings, our creativity and Corrina's interactions with the local community and residents.

Saturday 11 January 11am to 12.30pm

Saturday 18 January 11am to 12.30pm

Saturday 25 January 11am- to 12.30pm


Outreach Classes at Ballymoney - Patchwork For Adults - FULLY BOOKED

Flowerfield Outreach Courses

At Ballymoney Town Hall

Due to exceptional demand these classes are now fully booked

To enrol using a credit card please contact the Receptionist at Flowerfield Arts Centre T: 028 7083 1400 or call down in person to pay by card or cash

Cash/cheque payments can still be made at Ballymoney Town Hall.

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PATCHWORK FOR ADULTS

Beginners Monday 9 September for 10 weeks 7- 9pm

(no classes on 23 & 30 Sept)

Improved Tuesday 10 September for 10 weeks 7- 9pm

(no classes on 24 Sept & 1 Oct)

£55 or £50 concession

Patchwork course with Anne Rickerby for both beginners and advanced.

Please bring your own materials and projects to work on.

Please note: Monday Class Max 10 students only.




Coleraine Arts Society Life Drawing Classes

Coleraine Arts Society Life Drawing Classes

The life drawing workshops will be facilitated by Raymond Kennedy, and are aimed at developing skills of observation and drawing as well as the use of colour and materials. The workshops run on the second Wednesday of each month from 7.00pm to 9.30pm. These practical workshops will feature a life model. The tutor will lead workshops participants in the representation of the human form using different approaches and techniques. Bring your own media. Boards and easels will be provided.

11th September 2019, life drawing, quick poses, charcoal and pencil.

09th October 2019, life drawing, quick and long poses, charcoal and pencil.

13th November 2019, life drawing, tonal studies.

11th December 2019, life drawing, colour studies.

08th January 2020, life drawing, movement.

12th February 2020, life drawing, long pose.

11th March 2020, life drawing, long pose.

Membership - The workshops are free to Society members and all levels of abilities are welcome. New members are always welcome and joining is easy. Simply come along to one of our evenings and pay your membership then. You can request a membership form by contacting the Coleraine Arts Society on Facebook, or by emailing colerainearts@gmail.com or following them on twitter @colerainearts or instagram at coleraineartsociety. Membership fees for the year are Adults £20, Families £30 and Students £15.


U3A Mixed Media Painting Classes

U3A MIXED MEDIA PAINTING

Monday 9 September for 12 weeks, 10.30am-12.30pm

Wednesday 11 September for 12 weeks, 10.30am-12.30pm

Cost £80

To book contact info@causewayu3a.co.uk

See here for more details on the U3A



Corrina Askin Artist in Residence Talks

The Springhall Artist in Residence 2019

Dreamer’s Space - Corrina Askin

Artist, Illustrator and animator Corrina Askin was awarded our first Springhall Artist in Residence opportunity earlier this year. Since she commenced her residency with us in June, Corrina has been developing Dreamer’s Space, which will consist of various artworks and subtle site-specific illustrations throughout the Arts Centre and Flowerfield Park.

Corrina is also undertaking a series of public engagement activities as part of her residency, which are open and free to the all – residents, visitors schools and community groups.

Corrina Talks About…

A series of artist talks led by Corrina about her work, influences and the development of the residency. The afternoon session are suitable for primary and secondary school groups. Call Flowerfield on 028 7083 1400 to book

Wednesday 11 September / 7-8pm / Creatives and general public

Wednesday 2 October / 2-3pm / Secondary Schools

Wednesday 2 November / 2-3pm / Secondary Schools & General public

Wednesday 27 November / 11-12 noon / Primary Schools


Outreach Classes at Ballymoney - Painting For Adults

PAINTING FOR ADULTS

Beginners Wednesday 18 September for 10 weeks 10.30am-12.30pm

Improved Wednesday 18 September for 10 weeks 7-9pm

£55 or £50 concession

A popular Painting course with Freda McKeown designed for both beginners and advanced students. Please bring your own materials to class.

New student? - Contact Flowerfield Reception at 028 7082 1400 for advice on materials.

To enrol using a credit card please contact the Receptionist at Flowerfield Arts Centre T: 028 7083 1400 or call down in person to pay by card or cash. Cash/cheque payments can still be made at Ballymoney Town Hall.


Outreach Classes at Ballymoney - Calligraphy

CALLIGRAPHY

Monday 23 September for 10 weeks 2-4pm

£45 or £40 concession

A course suitable for all abilities, students will covers a range of topics and techniques from basic strokes, letter grouping to page layout, planning verse lines, space fillers and simple borders. No previous experience required. Some materials are supplied.

Students must bring a calligraphy pen / kit (available at most good bookshops or stationers).

To enrol using a credit card please contact the Receptionist at Flowerfield Arts Centre T: 028 7083 1400 or call down in person to pay by card or cash

Cash/cheque payments can still be made at Ballymoney Town Hall.



Outreach Classes at Ballymoney - Halloween Fantasy Flowers

HALLOWEEN FANTASY FLOWERS

Unfortunately this class has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Full refunds are available. Please contact your point of payment for details - Flowerfield Arts Centre or Ballymoney Town Hall

Saturday 26 October

10.30am-12.30pm.

Flowerfield Arts Centre T: 028 7083 1400 or call down in person to pay by card or cash

Cash/cheque payments can still be made at Ballymoney Town Hall.



Outreach Classes at Sheskburn House, Ballycastle - Painting For Adults FULLY BOOKED

PAINTING FOR ADULTS

Sheksburn House , Ballycastle - This class is now fully booked

Thursday 19 September for 10 weeks 7-9pm.

£55 full or £50 concession

This painting course offers participants an opportunity to try out various mediums in an informal, relaxed atmosphere with tutor Louie Winward. Beginners are welcome. Students should bring their own materials and details and advice will be given on enrolment. To enrol please contact the Receptionist at Flowerfield Arts Centre T:028 7083 1400. Maximum 14 places.

Booking Office 028 70831400 or call into Flowerfield Art Centre, Portstewart



Make and Do - Splish Splosh Club

SPLISH SPLOSH CLUB FOR 3-5YRS

Saturday 5/12/19 October 10.45am-12.15pm

Saturday 9/16/23 November, 10.45am-12.15pm

£20 FOR EACH 3 WEEK SESSION

Craft workshop for the youngest artists to get hands on and make, paint, cut and stick to their heart’s content. It could be anything from sea monsters, to Flying Saucers, but whatever it is, it will be amazing! Wear old clothes as it’s messy! Booking required.

Make + Do for Children Now enrolling for Saturday & Seasonal Workshops. Just call the reception desk on 028 7083 1400 to book and pay by phone or pop in to pay at the counter






Mini Masterclass - drawing & painting

Children's Painting and Drawing Classes

Saturday 2nd November 10.30am-12pm
£6 each session. Suitable for children 8-14 yrs.

Learn the skills of drawing and painting with Elaine. A requested workshop to help prepare young students for their future art qualifications by giving a basic grounding in the use of drawing and painting techniques.

Booking required. Call 028 7083 1400


Totally Creative Christmas

TOTALLY CREATIVE CHRISTMAS

Saturday 23 November, 4-6pm

Class 1 for ages 3-5 years

Class 2 for ages 6-10 years

Cost: £6

Whilst you do some festive shopping at our Christmas Craft Market Launch, sign your little ones up for these fantastic Christmas themed arts workshops. Max 12 per class.


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