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Creative Learning: Art & Crafts

Art & Crafts

Pottery – Beginners And Improvers – 1.30pm

28th September 2021

Tue 28 Sep – Tue 7 Dec | 1.30-4.30pm | £199 (9 weeks) | 16 + | Tutor Chris Barnes | Art Room 2

A great way to relax, learn a new skill and make something beautiful! This course is for both beginners and those with some experience who wish to develop their work with an opportunity to try throwing pottery on the wheel and learn hand-building skills.

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Art & Crafts

POTTERY – BEGINNERS AND IMPROVERS – 6pm

28th September 2021

Tue 28 Sep – Tue 7 Dec | 6-9pm | £199 (9 weeks) | 16+ | Tutor Chris Barnes | Art Room 2

Pottery – Beginners and Improvers is a great way to relax, learn a new skill and make something beautiful!

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Art & Crafts

Drawing For The Terrified

28th September 2021

Tue 28 Sep – Tue 19 Oct | 7-9pm | £60 (4 weeks) | Tutor Catherine MacDiarmid | 16+ | Art Room 1

Creating art can have a positive effect on our wellbeing and yet sometimes it is hard to know where to start.

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Art & Crafts

Life Drawing

29th September 2021

Wed 29 Sep – Wed 15 Dec | 10.30-1pm | £180 (9 weeks) | Tutor Catherine MacDiarmid | 16 + | Art Room 1

A traditional skill that increases accuracy within observational drawing, life drawing feeds into all areas of art practice. An opportunity for people of all abilities to develop drawing direct from a life model. 

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Art & Crafts

Stained & Fused Glass

29th September 2021

Wed 29 Sep –  Wed 8 Dec | 7-9pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Sarah Walkley | 16+

Learn all the skills you need to make a stunning stained glass window and make beautiful objects out of kiln-formed glass including decorations and 3D objects.

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Art & Crafts

Portrait Drawing

1st October 2021

Fri 1 Oct – Fri 17 Dec | 10.30am to 12.30pm | £135 (9 weeks) | Tutor Catherine MacDiarmid | 16+ | Art Room 1 

Observing from life is the perfect discipline to improve your drawing skills.  This course will provide an opportunity for people of all abilities, specific to beginners, to develop their drawing skills through the discipline of portraiture.

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Art & Crafts

Portraits in Watercolour

1st October 2021

Fri 1 Oct – Fri 22 Oct | 1-3pm | £60 (4 weeks) | 16+ | Tutor Catherine MacDiarmid | Art Room 1

Free up your watercolour techniques in this short portrait painting course. It will cover the basic techniques and some helpful colour mixes, alongside exercises designed to develop your confidence in painting a portrait in watercolours.

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Art & Crafts

Reconnect: Drawing in Nature

4th October 2021

Mon 4 Oct Sep – Mon 6 Dec | 10am-12.30pm | £185 (10 weeks) | Tutor Karen Lester | 16+ | Footprint building and woodland at National Trust St Catherine’s Estate, Windermere

Immerse yourself in the natural world finding inspiration at the beautiful location of Footprint, Windermere.

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Art & Crafts

Learn to Draw

2nd November 2021

Tue 2 Nov – Tue 14 Dec | 7 – 9pm | £75 (5 weeks) | Tutor Catherine MacDiarmid | 16+ | Art Room 1

Drawing is a fundamental skill instinctive from an early age, however, for whatever reason, a lot of people give up when they are young.

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Art & Crafts

Portraits in Oils

5th November 2021

Fri 5 Nov – Fri 17 Dec | 1-3pm | £75 (5 weeks) | 16+ | Tutor Catherine MacDiarmid | Art Room 1

An opportunity to develop portrait painting in oils while working directly from a model.  The course will cover good oil painting practice and learning to use different oil painting techniques for portraiture, including tonal painting and limited colour palettes. 

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Creative Learning: Health & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

Mature Movers

28th September 2021 – 7th December 2021

Tue 28 Sep – Tue 7 Dec | 11.30-12.30pm | £45 (9 week) | £6.50 pay as you go | 60+ | Tutor Emily Davies | Studio 

An open dance class for all abilities, aimed at over 60s. The class involves moving together to a variety of music, exploring different styles, sometimes creating movement, but always in a fun, supportive and sociable atmosphere.

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Creative Learning: Language

Language

French Advanced Conversation

27th September 2021

Mon 27 Sep – Mon 6 Dec | 2-4pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Dominique Pluskwa | 16 + | Warehouse

A course for advanced students with a very good knowledge of spoken French. 

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Language

Advanced Spanish: Getting To Know Spain

28th September 2021

Tue 28 Sep – Tue 7 Dec | 10.15am-12.15pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Pilar Valera | 16+ | Warehouse

A course for those who can hold a conversation in Spanish and would like to converse more freely about history, art, culture, social events, economic issues and Spanish politics today.

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Language

German Advanced

28th September 2021

Tue 28 Sept – Tue 7 Dec | 11.30-1.30pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Dorothea Williamson | 16 + | Room 14

A course to develop your confidence in speaking, revises and expands aspects of German grammar and vocabulary.

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Language

German Conversation

28th September 2021

Tue 28 Sep – Tue 7 Dec | 2-4pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Dorothea Williamson | 16 + | Warehouse

Practise your German conversational skills by discussing current affairs and German culture and traditions in our friendly class.

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Language

Beginners Italian

28th September 2021

Tue 28 Sep – Thu 7 Dec | 6.30-8.30pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Cath Bond | 16 + | Warehouse

For absolute beginners or those wishing to start again from scratch.

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Language

Beginners Spanish

28th September 2021

Tue 28 Sep – Tue 7 Dec | 6.30-8.30pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Neil Stanley | 16+ | Warehouse

An introduction to speaking and listening in Spanish for complete beginners.

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Language

French Advanced

29th September 2021

Wed 29 Sep – Wed Dec | 10.30am-12.30pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Dominique Pluskwa | 16+ | Room 14

French advanced is for students who have studied French for at least 6 years, have a rusty A-level or have lots of experience of the language. The class is run “tout en français!”

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Language

Italian Intermediate 1

29th September 2021

Wed 29 Sep – Wed 8 Dec | 1-3pm | £122 (9 weeks) | 16+ | Tutor Cath Bond

If you would like to extend your knowledge of Italian, begin to learn more colloquial phrases, look in greater detail at aspects of grammar, and also clarify some of the basics, this course is for you.

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Language

French Year 5 – Wednesday

29th September 2021

Wed 29 Sep – Wed 8 Dec | 1.30-3.30pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Dominique Pluskwa | 16+ | Room 14

French Year 5 concentrates on spoken French in a friendly atmosphere. It is for students who have studied French for at least 5 years or have some experience of the language.

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Language

Getting Back To Spanish

29th September 2021

Wed 29 Sep – Wed 8 Dec | 6.30-8.30pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Pilar Valera | 16+ | Warehouse

This course is for those who have been learning Spanish for a year or two but Covid put a spanner in the works, and now you want to get back to it!

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Language

Italian Intermediate 2

30th September 2021

Thu 30 Sep – Thu 9 Dec | 10.30-12.30 | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Cath Bond | 16 + | Venue Warehouse

This course gives plenty of opportunity for speaking Italian, refining your grammar and improve your accuracy in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

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Language

Advanced Spanish

30th September 2021

Thu 30 Sep – Thu 9 Dec | 1-3pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Pilar Valera | 16+ | Room 14

This course is for those who can hold conversations in Spanish but want to feel more confident in their own abilities. You would like to express and justify your opinions and own ideas and manipulate the language to do so.

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Language

Getting Back To Italian

30th September 2021

Thu 30 Sep – Thu 9 Dec | 1.30-3.30pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Cath Bond | 16 +| Warehouse

Learnt Italian in the past but feeling rusty? Want to revive your skills in a relaxed and friendly class? If you have covered some of the basics and can get by in some simple conversations such as introducing yourself and ordering food this course will be perfect.

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Language

Intermediate Spanish

30th September 2021

Thu 30 Sep – Thu 9 Dec | 6.30-8.30pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Pilar Valera | 16+ | Room 14

You can hold a conversation in Spanish and want to be able to say what you think and justify your opinions. You also need to consolidate the grammar and develop listening, speaking, reading & writing skills.

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Language

French Year 5 – Friday

1st October 2021

Fri 1 Oct – Fri 10 Dec | 10.30am-12.30pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Florence Tourne | 16+ | Warehouse

Use your French freely and creatively to discuss relevant topics as well as help consolidate your grammar in our relaxed and friendly class with native speaker Florence Tourne.

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Creative Learning: Music Classes

Tues 28 Sep – 30 Nov | 7-8.30pm | £72 (8 weeks) | Tutor Wendy Sharrock | 16+

Found your voice during lockdown but fed up of singing on your own? We’re re-starting our community choir face to face sessions, so join our sociable group who just want to sing for fun.

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Music

Brew-kulele Ensemble

30th September 2021

Thu 30 Sep – Thu 9 Dec | 7.15-9.15pm | £120 (9 weeks) | Tutor Steve Moss | 16+ | Warehouse

A great opportunity for ukulele players who know some chords and can read a simple melody written in tab or standard notation to join an ensemble to practice and perform in a fun and relaxed environment.

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Creative Learning: Workshops & Classes

Art & Crafts

Pottery Throwing Workshops – October

2nd October 2021

Sat 2nd Oct | 11.15am-12.45pm | 1.15-2.45pm | 3.15-4.45pm | 5.15-6.45pm | £45pp per session | Tutor Chris Barnes | Art Room 2

This is a fun intensive throwing workshop that will concentrate on improving your throwing technique on the potter’s wheel. Suitable for any ability, whether you’ve never tried it before, or want to hone your existing pottery skills.

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Art & Crafts

Discover Printmaking: Gelli Plate Printing

9th October 2021

Sat 9 Oct | 1.30-4.30pm | £45 (includes refreshments) | 16 + | Tutor Karen Lester | Art room 1 and Print Room

Come and join us to explore the magic of printmaking. No experience is needed, just come along to have fun, learn something new and make something beautiful!

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Art & Crafts

Life Drawing Evening

13th October 2021

Wed 13 Oct | 7.30-9.30pm | £12pp per session | Supervised by Catherine MacDiarmid | 16 + | Art Room 1

Our life drawing evening is an opportunity for people with some experience to develop drawing and/or painting direct from a life model.

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Art & Crafts

Discover Drawing With Charcoal

23rd October 2021

Sat 23 Oct | 1.30-4.30pm | £45 (includes refreshments) | 16 + | Tutor Karen Lester | Art room 1

Want to do something creative with like-minded people? Come and spend a relaxing afternoon exploring drawing with charcoal. No experience is needed, just come along to have fun and learn something new.

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Art & Crafts

Art In The Bar – November

3rd November 2021

Art in the Bar | Wed 3 Nov | 7-8.30pm | £15 per session (includes pizza and materials) | Tutor Various

Join us for a relaxed evening of sketching and drawing in the Brewery bar. Whether you’ve not picked up a pencil since school, or are a regular sketcher, everyone is welcome as you’ll be guided by an expert artist tutor.

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Art & Crafts

Pottery Throwing Workshops – November

6th November 2021

Sat 6 Nov | 11.15am-12.45pm | 1.15-2.45pm | 3.15-4.45pm | 5.15-6.45pm | £45pp per session | Tutor Chris Barnes | Art Room 2

This is a fun intensive throwing workshop that will concentrate on improving your throwing technique on the potter’s wheel. Suitable for any ability, whether you’ve never tried it before, or want to hone your existing pottery skills.

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Art & Crafts

Life Drawing Evening

10th November 2021

Wed 10 Nov | 7.30-9.30pm | £12pp per session | Supervised by Catherine MacDiarmid | 16 + | Art Room 1

Our life drawing evening is an opportunity for people with some experience to develop drawing and/or painting direct from a life model.

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Art & Crafts

Discover Printmaking: Collagraph

13th November 2021

Sat 13 Nov | 1.30-4.30pm | £45 (includes refreshments) | 16 + | Tutor Karen Lester | Art room 1 and Print Room

Come and join us to explore the magic of printmaking. No experience is needed, just come along to have fun, learn something new and make something beautiful!

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Art & Crafts

Pottery Throwing Workshops – Christmas

27th November 2021

Sat 27 Nov | 11.15am-12.45pm | 1.15-2.45pm | 3.15-4.45pm | 5.15-6.45pm | £45pp per session | Tutor Chris Barnes | Art Room 2

This is a fun intensive throwing workshop that will concentrate on improving your throwing technique on the potter’s wheel. Suitable for any ability, whether you’ve never tried it before, or want to hone your existing pottery skills.

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Art & Crafts

Discover Painting With Watercolour

27th November 2021

Sat 27 Nov | 1.30-4.30pm | £45 (includes refreshments) | 16 + | Tutor Karen Lester | Art Room 1

Want to do something creative with like-minded people? Come and spend a relaxing afternoon exploring watercolours. No experience is needed, just come along to have fun and learn something new.

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Art & Crafts

Art in the Bar – December

1st December 2021

Wed 1 Dec | 7-8.30pm | £15 per session (includes pizza and materials) | Tutor Various

Join art in the bar for a relaxed evening of sketching and drawing in the Brewery bar. Whether you’ve not picked up a pencil since school, or are a regular sketcher, everyone is welcome as you’ll be guided by an expert artist tutor.

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Sat 4 Dec | 1.30-4.30pm | £45 (includes refreshments) | 16 + | Tutor Karen Lester | Art room 1 and Print Room

Come and join us to explore the magic of printmaking. No experience is needed, just come along to have fun, learn something new and make something beautiful!

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Art & Crafts

Life Drawing Evening

15th December 2021

Wed 15 Dec | 7.30-9.30pm | £12pp per session | Supervised by Catherine MacDiarmid | 16 + | Art Room 1

Our life drawing evening is an opportunity for people with some experience to develop drawing and/or painting direct from a life model.

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Creative Learning: Youth Learning

Art & Crafts

Art Explorers

28th September 2021

Tue 28 Sep – Tue 7 Dec | 1 – 2.30pm | £68 (9 weeks) | Tutor Ciara Heaton | 7-11yrs | Art Room 1

A creative art and craft class for young people in the home education community. A great opportunity to expand the imagination, develop new skills and experiment with lots of different materials and techniques.

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Art & Crafts

Artseen Tuesday

28th September 2021

Tue 28 Sep – Tue 7 Dec | 4-5.30pm | £68 (9 weeks) | Tutor Sophie Martin/ Amy Williams | 8-16 yrs | Art Room 1

A fun and lively class where you can develop your skills in art, craft and design. Explore lots of different materials and techniques and be inspired by a wide variety of artists and cultures.

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Dance

Contemporary Dance

28th September 2021

Tue 28 Sep – Tue 7 Dec | 4.15-5.45pm | £63 (9 weeks) | Tutor Emily Davies | 11-14 yrs | Studio

This class develops skills in contemporary dance, building techniques, whilst focussing on creativity. Be part of a fun and exciting group, with opportunities to perform on stage and elsewhere with your friends. A step up from our younger “Creative Dance” class.

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Dance

Brewery Youth Dance

28th September 2021

Tue 28 Sep – Tue 7 Dec | 6 – 7.30pm | £63 (9 weeks) | Tutor Emily Davies | 15+ | Studio

This class has a strong foundation in contemporary dance, exploring creative movement, choreography, technique and performance. It is perfect for dancers looking to widen their knowledge and experience of dance.

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Drama

Act on Camera (NEW!)

29th September 2021

Wed 29 Sep – 8 Dec | 4.30-6pm | £63 (9 weeks) | Tutor Emily Baxter | 12+ | Studio

3,2,1 ACTION!
Ever wanted to be a star on the big screen? Come and learn TV & film secrets on how to create truthful characters, be in your very own soap opera and engage an audience through the lens of a camera.

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Art & Crafts

Artseen Wednesday

29th September 2021

Wed 29 Sep – Wed 8 Dec | 4.30-6pm | £68 (9 weeks) | Tutor Amy Williams | 8-16 yrs | Art Room 1

Artseen is a fun and lively class where you can develop your skills in art, craft and design. Explore lots of different materials and techniques and be inspired by a wide variety of artists and cultures.

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Dance

Creative Dance

30th September 2021

Thu 30 Sep – Thu 9 Dec | 4-5pm | £54 (9 weeks) | Tutor Emily Davies | 7-11 | Studio

A fun and inclusive class centred on creative and contemporary dance. You and your friends are at the heart of the work you create, plus lots of performance opportunities! 

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Drama

Junior Drama

30th September 2021

Thu 30 Sep – Thu 9 Dec | 4-5pm | £54 (9 weeks) | Tutor Laura Higgins | 7-11 | Warehouse

A fun session for those who love to act, explore and use their imaginations.

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Art & Crafts

Makers Club

30th September 2021

Thu 30 Sep – Thu 9 Dec | 4-5.30pm | £68 (9 weeks) | Tutor Amy Williams/Chris Barnes | 7-11 | Art Room 1 / 2

Immerse yourself in a number of art projects over the term, taught by different makers with expertise in their field. An opportunity to invent, make and build with different materials and realise your ideas in different mediums.

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Drama

Young Actors

30th September 2021

Thu 30 Sep – Thu 9 Dec | 5.15-6.45pm | £63 (9 weeks) | Tutor Laura Higgins | 11-14 yrs | Warehouse

Explore who you are and the world around you through drama activities, productions and games.

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Dance

Boys Dance (NEW!)

30th September 2021

Thu 30 Sep – Thu 9 Dec | 5.15-6.30pm | £63 (9 weeks) | Tutor Philomena Dickson | 7-14 yrs | Studio

Expect a fun, energetic class where you can make friends and perform the work you create. A class grounded in contemporary and creative dance but with a real focus on those identifying as male, and how they want to move.

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Drama

Brewery Youth Theatre

30th September 2021

Thu 30 Sep – Thu 9 Dec | 7-8.30pm | £63 (9 weeks) | Tutor Emily Baxter | 15 + | Studio

If you are young and serious about theatre, committed to productions and developing skills and techniques (whilst still having lots of fun), this group will help you be the best you can be.

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