Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Online Creative Writing

HEREFollowing on from our pilot online writing course in July, we’re delighted to support emerging and established writers this wonderful 8 week creative writing course for adults with writer Anne McMaster.

Anne will send participants weekly exercises each Wednesday between 12noon-1pm. In addition to corresponding with participants via email, Anne will also be facilitating individual and group sessions via zoom, depending on individual preference.

At the end of the eight week course, we will host and promote an online ‘gallery’ of participant writing, with permission of individuals.

TO BOOK, VISIT HERE


Halloween Creepy Clay Lantern Workshop CANCELLED

Halloween Clay Lantern Class for kids aged 8-12 yrs
Saturday 24 October

10.30am-12noon

***THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW CANCELLED DUE TO OUR TEMPORARY CLOSURE**


In this one-off workshop with local Ceramic Artist Fiona Shannon you will design and make creepy creative and innovative Halloween clay lanterns using air drying clay.
Designed for beginners and improvers this class will be a fun creative environment to get crafty using a range of clay techniques. This workshop is not only fun but improves children’s creative skills, self-expression, collaboration, confidence and dexterity. You will be able to take your lantern home at the end of the workshop to paint so please bring a box with you to carry your lantern home in.



Covid Safety measures:
*Max 4 students per class to adhere to 2 metre social distancing in the classroom
*All participants will have their own table and equipment so no one has to share.
*Please wear a mask in all communal areas including reception, galleries, corridors and bathrooms.
*You are not required to wear a mask during the class however if you feel more comfortable wearing one you are welcome to do so.
*The class tutor will be wearing either a facemask/visor and hand sanitiser stations will be provided.
*Your details may be passed on to the Public Health Agency should they enquire due to Track & Trace.


Simple Ceramics for the Autumn Table POSTPONED

Saturday 7 November
10.30am-12.30pm

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This workshop is specifically designed for beginners; participants will learn how to create a range of hand built pots using a stoneware clay. In this exciting hand building workshop you will learn how to hand roll, form and decorate a range of pots suitable for a cosy autumn table. Fiona will demonstrate how to create stunning simple ceramic mini dishes, centrepiece plates and small cake stands, perfect to enjoy some home baked treats beside your fireside. Participants can choose to create two of their own unique ceramic centrepieces (plate/cake stand or cheese board) as well as two mini pots which will then be fired and glazed for you, to be collected at a later date.

The cost of £45 includes all materials and two kiln firings.

Please bring an apron to wear, an old towel and mask along with any refreshments of your own you may wish to consume.


Covid Safety measures:

*Max 4 students per class to adhere to 2 metre social distancing in the classroom

*All participants will have their own table and equipment so no one has to share.

*Please wear a mask in all communal areas including reception, galleries, corridors and bathrooms.

*You are not required to wear a mask during the class however if you feel more comfortable wearing one you are welcome to do so.

*The class tutor will be wearing either a facemask/visor and hand sanitiser stations will be provided.

**Your details may be passed on to the Public Health Agency if requested to aid their track & Trace.


Hanging Garden Planter Ceramics POSTPONED

Saturday 14 November
10.30am-12.30pm
Tutor: Fiona Shannon

CLICK HERE TO BOOK

This workshop is specifically designed for beginners/intermediates; participants will learn how to create hand-built ceramics hanging planters. Fiona will demonstrate how to create a number of different hanging planters. Participants will create two of their own unique hanging planters and other small garden ceramics including one mini bud vase and ceramic flowers which will then be fired/glazed for you (to be collected at a later date).

The cost of £45 includes all materials and kiln firing.

Please bring an apron to wear, an old towel and mask along with any refreshments of your own you may wish to consume.


Covid Safety measures:

*Max 4 students per class to adhere to 2 metre social distancing in the classroom

*All participants will have their own table and equipment so no one has to share.

*Please wear a mask in all communal areas including reception, galleries, corridors and bathrooms.

*You are not required to wear a mask during the class however if you feel more comfortable wearing one you are welcome to do so.

*The class tutor will be wearing either a facemask/visor and hand sanitiser stations will be provided.

*Your details may be passed on to the Public Health Agency should they enquire to aid Track & Trace.



​Kids Christmas Craft

Kids Christmas Craft

Saturday 12th December

12 - 12:30pm via Facebook @roevalleyarts and @flowerfieldarts

Join us for an afternoon of festive paper craft led by artist Natasha Duddy. Natasha will show you how to create a brilliant Christmas garland and super snowman card using paper that you can find at home.

Send us in pictures of your paper craft creations decorating your home to @roevalleyarts and @flowerfieldarts Facebook messenger so we can share them online and spread some creative Christmas cheer!

What you'll need:

  • Paper (white and coloured paper)
  • Glue
  • Scissors - ask your parents to help you use them
  • Colouring pencils or pens
  • Ribbon

This project is receiving financial support through Council’s Good Relations Programme. The purpose of the event / activity is to bring people together, using creative arts as a method of connecting people from different community and cultural backgrounds using shared spaces (whether online or in a specific location) so that we can build positive relations using the medium of the creative arts.


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