Adult Education

Events in 'Adult Education'

We are firm believers that anyone and everyone can dance. Try our ‘Mature Movers’ class for over 60’s.

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Dance Fit

Tuesday | 18yrs+ | 7.30-8.30pm | 24 Apr -22 May |5 weeks | Max…

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Literature

Verbalise – May 2018

26th May 2018

A night for poets, novelists, song-writers, storytellers and anyone with something to say. Come and listen to spoken word from across the North West in the comfortable surroundings of the Warehouse.

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Jewellery Club

12th February 2018 – 4th June 2018

Mon 16 April to 21 May 2018 (no session 7 May) and Mon 4…

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Design Your Own Website With Squarespace

5th June 2018

This course is perfect for anyone wanting to get their own, professional looking presence up online, either a portfolio website or an e-commerce store.

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Become A Super Blogger

7th June 2018

Do you have a passion that you’d love to write about and also make it something that people would want to read? Get some great tips on how to set up your own blog.

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Brush Up Your Holiday Spanish

9th June 2018

Join us for a day of enjoyable conversation and refresh those essential holiday phrases in time for your Summer break.

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People & Places: Sketching In Cartmel

12th June 2018

There will be lots of ideas for developing your sketching, demonstrations of both line and wash techniques, individual tuition and opportunities to share work.

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Raku

12th June 2018

Raku at the Brewery offers an introduction to this exciting and dramatic firing process. You will make small sculptures and pots in suitable clay which will then be fired outside in The Brewery Garden on week two in a gas fired Raku kiln.

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Writing For Film & Tv – A Beginner’s Guide

12th June 2018

This workshop will get you started with the basic tools and skill needed to create a professional screenplay or television show.

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For advanced students this day (tout en français !) is a great opportunity to improve and develop confidence and fluency in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

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Enjoy an evening of Spanish tapas, film and lively debate in our relaxed film screenings in the Warehouse Café.

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Paint The Lakes

15th June 2018

Paint and draw by the shores of beautiful Lake Windermere. Be inspired by the wonderful views across the Lake towards the distant fells, with landmarks such as the Langdales. Using watercolour and pencil, develop skills to observe and record the landscape.

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Hand Tied Bouquets

16th June 2018

Come and learn to create a lovely hand-tied bouquet, one of the most important skills to master in floristry. A simple yet clever technique for making the most beautiful arrangement of flowers.

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Etching Taster Session

18th June 2018

Suiting those who like line drawing, this taster session will lead you through the various artistic and technical stages to produce a line etching using the ‘safer’ method of etching on zinc using copper sulphate solution.

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Improve your sketching skills along Kendal’s riverfront. Spend the mornings drawing on location, working on composition, simple sighting techniques and line quality. Studio time in the afternoon will be for exploring and developing watercolour techniques.

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Etching And Aquatint

19th June 2018

This all-day session will lead you through the various artistic and technical stages to produce a line etching and create a range of tones on the plate using the aquatint method.

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Drypoint Taster Session

19th June 2018

A perfect opportunity to try printmaking! Learn how to create a plate from card to make prints from your own designs and images on this Taster printmaking session.

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Experimenting With Collagraphs

20th June 2018

Using simple materials, collage and cut to create a card plate to make prints. Create landscape images, abstract forms and patterns easily using this exciting technique.

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For Intermediate students this day is a great opportunity to improve and develop confidence and fluency in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

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Write For Life

21st June 2018

You have a life time of experience, more than enough to fill a book. This friendly, informal workshop with award-winning author Janni Howker, is designed to help you put pen to paper to share your adventures, misadventures and memories.

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Etching – A Painterly Approach

21st June 2018

Experiment with sugar lift techniques to produce painterly tonal prints.

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Enjoy an evening of Spanish tapas, film and lively debate in our relaxed film screenings in the Warehouse Café.

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Fashion That Fits

21st June 2018

Do you like sewing your own clothes but find that the dressmaking patterns you buy don’t fit you as well as you would like? Over two evenings this short course will show you how to adapt your bought paper patterns to fit your measurements.

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Lino Printing

22nd June 2018

Make you own small edition of lino prints. Learn how to transfer a design onto a lino block and cut out the image, printing it using the reduction process to build up several layers of colours.

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Monotypes & Drypoint Printing

23rd June 2018

Make you own small edition of drypoint etchings, inking to create different effects. Then explore ideas combining the process with mono printed foliage, lace and other textures to create one-off images.

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Random Weave Hedgerow Baskets

23rd June 2018

Learn how to create a beautiful random weave basket from hedgerow materials and you’ll take home a unique sculptural piece you can be proud of.

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Improve your sketching skills along Kendal’s riverfront. Spend the mornings drawing on location, working on composition, simple sighting techniques and line quality. Studio time in the afternoon will be for exploring and developing watercolour techniques.

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Reupholstery Summer School

26th June 2018

You’ll learn the basics of how to upholster a footstool, modern dining or drop-in chair on this 3 day summer school.

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Sketching With Your Ipad

28th June 2018

Bring your iPad and achieve realistic digital versions of watercolour, charcoal or pastel sketches using the Procreate app. Fantastic results can be achieved if you are guided expertly and this six hour course will teach you the basics.

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Find Your Voice With Lizzie Curwen

29th June 2018

‘Find your voice’ with Lizzie Curwen is a fun based choral workshop for those who have never sung before. We will work on technique and performance, in a relaxed environment in the Warehouse Café. You will learn how to perform, harmonize and sing safely finding your own sound!

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Portraits In Watercolour

30th June 2018

30 June | Saturday | 10.30am – 4.30pm | Catherine MacDairmid | £59.00 |…

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Literature

Verbalise – June 2018

30th June 2018

A night for poets, novelists, song-writers, storytellers and anyone with something to say. Come and listen to spoken word from across the North West in the comfortable surroundings of the Warehouse.

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Creative Learning

Carving And Colour

4th July 2018

Create unique and useful hand carved items from beautiful pieces of wood. Learn to carve and colour them using traditional Swedish wood carving techniques.

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Make Art With Your Ipad

4th July 2018

4 & 5 July | Wednesday & Thursday | 6.30pm-9pm | with Pam Grant…

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Connect With Nature

7th July 2018

Create a deeper and more mindful connection with the landscape and the wildlife within it. This day is perfect for walkers, photographers, painters, gardeners and anyone who enjoys being outdoors.

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Feeling The Heat: Creative Bonding And Fusing

7th July 2018

Guided by artist, designer and lecturer Ailish Henderson, experiment with heat bonding techniques using a variety of materials to create unique 2D or 3D works of art.

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SACRED MEDITATION – LEARN TO MEDITATE

10th February 2018 – 7th July 2018

​For those who would like to experience the healing and transformational benefit of Sacred Meditation.

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German Language Day – Advanced

10th July 2018

Join us for a day of “just talking” using a variety of topics and activities. Gain confidence in expressing your views, discussing texts and getting to know others – herzlich willkommen!

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Short Stories

12th July 2018

The short story is one of the most versatile of literary forms. In this workshop with award-winning author Janni Howker you will have the opportunity to learn how this delicate mechanism can be constructed and explore the tools the writer requires for the job.

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Upcycling Your Home & Garden: Lampshades

12th July 2018

Upcycle your home or garden with a stunning new lampshade or transform an old chair into a summer planter.  In the morning you can learn how to make your own bespoke lampshade with fancy trimmings.

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Upcycling Your Home & Garden: Planters

12th July 2018

Upcycle your home or garden with a stunning new lampshade or transform an old chair into a summer planter.  In the morning you can learn how to make your own bespoke lampshade with fancy trimmings.

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Make Your Own Wine Crate Footstool

14th July 2018

Create your own funky footstool out of a wine crate. This course will show you how to make your own bespoke footstool out of a wine crate with decorative edging and useful storage.

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Landscape Photography Weekend

14th July 2018

On this two day workshop you will learn the key techniques to improve your landscape photography. We will look at composition, use of filters, long exposure techniques together with how to use a few simple steps in photo editing software to create stunning landscape images.

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The Art Of Charcoal

17th July 2018

Enjoy a day at the lovely location of the Footprint Building at St Catherine’s near Windermere, making your own charcoal and then using it to create drawings. 

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Make A Garden Trug

17th July 2018

Use this decorative and functional simple version of the well-loved garden trug to transport and display your garden harvest such as flowers, fruit or vegetables.

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Wed 18 Jul | 10.30am-4.30pm | with Irene Sanderson | £55 About the course:…

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Garden Sculpture

21st July 2018

Sat 21 Jul | 10.30am-4.30pm | with Chris Barnes | £59 About the course:…

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Self-publishing – Getting Started

21st July 2018

Sat 21 Jul | 10.30am-4.30-pm | with Helen Stringer | £55 About the course:…

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Creating Surfaces

28th July 2018

Sat 28 July | 10.30am-4.30pm | with Kay Leach | £59 About the course:…

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Literature

Verbalise – July 2018

28th July 2018

A night for poets, novelists, song-writers, storytellers and anyone with something to say. Come and listen to spoken word from across the North West in the comfortable surroundings of the Warehouse.

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Creative Learning

Life Drawing Summer School

31st July 2018

31 Jul – 2 Aug | 10.30am-4.30pm | with Cat MacDiarmid | £165 About…

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Sketching By The Riverside

4th August 2018

Sat 4 Aug | 10am-4pm | with Karen Lester | £59 About the course:…

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Introduction to Fashion Illustration

4th August 2018

NEW! Sat 4 Aug | 10.30am-4.30pm | with Nicki Smith | £55 About the…

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Painting With Wool

9th August 2018

Thu 9 Aug | 10.30am-4.30pm | with Caren Threlfall | £55 About the course:…

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Animals in Clay – From 2D To 3D

11th August 2018

Sat 11 Aug | 10.30am-4.30pm | with Chris Barnes | £59 About the course:…

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Contemporary Jewellery Summer School

13th August 2018

Mon 13 Aug 1.30-5.30pm, Tue 14th and Wed 15th Aug 10.30am – 5.30pm |…

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Silk Painting and Batik

21st August 2018

Tue 21 Aug | 10.30am-4.30pm | with Caren Threlfall | £55 About the course:…

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Experimental Mixed Media With Frances Winder

28th August 2018

Tue 28 August | 10.30am-4.30pm | with Frances Winder | £55 About the course:…

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