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Gloucester / Arts and Crafts

Illustration Wanted! with Thomas Brown

Illustration Wanted with tutor Thomas Brown The Pirates are coming, stealing our rum and causing general mayhem… the people of Gloucester must be warned! Join Thomas Brown (professional illustrator and possible pirate) to learn about pirate history and gain skills in storytelling, drawing and making. Create eye-catching ‘Wanted’ posters which will be posted around the […]

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Art Shape

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Online / Arts and Crafts

Illustrated Maps with Kate Townley

Illustrated Maps with tutor Kate Townley Dive in and start exploring through illustration! On this course you will discover different styles and materials, try out new techniques and begin to creatively map your local area. There will also be an opportunity to have your final illustration displayed as part of an exciting exhibition across Gloucestershire […]

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Art Shape

Added 2 days ago

Gloucester / Literature and Writing

Develop Your Writing with Gemma Bolwell

Develop Your Writing with tutor Gemma Bolwell This course is intended for writers with any degree of experience, who have a work-in-progress, or an idea for writing a work of fiction they would like to realise. You might have finished the first draft of a novel, written an outline of a short story, or simply […]

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Art Shape

Added 6 days ago

Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Social Interest Groups

Telling Stories Through Textiles with Trudi Price

Telling Stories Through Textiles with tutor Trudi Price Would you like to try out creative textiles but don’t know where to start? During this course you will be able to make a textile collage using fabrics, recycled clothing and basic stitching. You will learn how to use abstract colours and patterns to tell a story […]

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Art Shape

Added 6 days ago

Online / Arts and Crafts

Grunge, Grime and Glitches with Warren Day

Grunge, Grime and Glitches with tutor Warren Day Celebrate the visual potential and beauty in imperfections by exploring a variety of mixed media techniques to achieve some gorgeous decayed and distressed outcomes using a selection of techniques and paint effects such as modelling paste, acrylic resists, vintage montage, digital glitch drawings and more! Learn Online […]

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Art Shape

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Gloucester / Social Interest Groups - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing - Youth

Super1s Inclusive Cricket at Gloucester

Super1s cricket gives young people with a disability aged 12-25 the chance to play regular cricket while improving confidence and independence. We run weekly sessions at Gloucester Cricket Club on a Tuesday 5pm – 6pm. during the summer, starting April 30th. Sessions provide young people the chance to compete against their peers, learn new skills whilst giving […]

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Gloucestershire Cricket Foundation

Added 3 weeks ago

Gloucester / Performing Arts

Showtime with Keziah Benbow

Showtime with tutor Keziah Benbow Come and join us on this exciting drama course – take part in fun drama games that will get you moving, thinking and working with other people. Create your own characters, and bring them to life using improvisation and story telling techniques. Work with others to devise and develop your […]

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Art Shape

Added 3 weeks ago

Gloucester / Performing Arts

VIA Dance Company with Nirvana Warner-Hughes

VIA Dancy Company with tutor Nirvana Warner-Hughes VIA is a community-based, inclusive, intergenerational dance company which consists of wheelchair users, learning disabled dancers, and non-disabled dancers. Join these training sessions to explore inclusive dance, collaboratively choreograph exciting pieces, and take part in performances around the country. Mondays 4.45pm-7pm at Milestones School, Gloucester This course will […]

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Art Shape

Added 3 weeks ago

Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Festivals and Seasonal - Social Interest Groups

Steam Pirates on Parade with Sue Condie-Gardner

Steam Pirates on Parade with tutor Sue Condie-Gardner Come and join a creative group designed to construct amazing 3D structures as part of the parade for the forthcoming Tall Ships Festival in Gloucester. Work closely with an artist to learn how to realise ideas from research and sketches to large scale impressive displays. Take inspiration […]

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Art Shape

Added 4 weeks ago

Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Festivals and Seasonal - Social Interest Groups

Steampunk On Show with Warren Day

Steampunk On Show with tutor Warren Day Fancy getting ARRRty? In this course the steampunk adventure becomes airborne and you will have the opportunity to create a variety of ‘steampunked’ items to coincide with the ‘Tall Ships’ festival in Gloucester where you will be able to see your work in a shop window for all […]

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Art Shape

Added 4 weeks ago

Stroud / Arts and Crafts - Museums and Galleries

Memory Threads with Sue Condie-Gardner

Memory Threads with tutor Sue Condie-Gardner Most of us keep and treasure everyday objects inherited from family members or collect things that mean something to us. Using these objects as inspiration, come and join us at The Museum in The Park to discover creative ways of documenting the stories they hold. Bring photos and/or objects […]

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Art Shape

Added 4 weeks ago