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    6 sessions: 22 Feb, 1 Mar, 8 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 29 Mar

    This class is suitable for beginners and those students that are more advanced.

    We will be working on various projects, from rings to chain making, texturing metal, up-cycling your own old silver jewellery, we have something for everyone.

    For safety reasons, please ensure you wear enclosed footwear (no sandals/open toe) and tie long hair back. It is advisable that you wear clothes you do not mind getting dirty and/or an apron.

    For more details contact Violeta Corzo on 07788 743567 or email jewellery@silversilversilver.co.uk.

    Students must book in advance for this class, per half term.

    Sunday 26th March, 10am - 4pm
    with Helen Neighbour

    With Spring, Mother’s Day and Easter in mind you will have the chance to create some beautifully marbled handmade soaps.

    Learn how to create a marble effect within your soaps using two different coloured bases. You will be able to add a variety of cosmetic colours/scents/aromatherapy oils/herbs & flowers, to a plain base soap to create some wonderfully fragrant and lovely looking handmade soaps.

    This session will be a step on from the introduction workshop, but is still suitable for beginners.

    Materials included, with additional items available for sale on the day. Suitable for 15yrs

    Sunday 11th March, 10am-4pm
    with Pippa North

    Create a beautiful feather light Angel and golden wrapped baby, using a mixture of wools, silk and threads. Materials included.

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    Sunday 11th March, 10am - 4pm
    with Claire Steele

    The keys to our lives are hidden in our writing. The story reveals the purpose and the proper rhythm of our lives. Join me on this one day course to explore the abundant pleasures of writing together in a nurturing and creative environment.

    Guided writing exercises will provide the structure for you to embark upon your unique writing adventure. Everything you need to know is already within you; it just needs you to turn the key.

    For more details email dario@qpc.org or visit Unbound's Facebook page.

    This workshop is presented by Unbound, Queens Park's in-house programme of workshops and performances designed to create learning and practical opportunities for students of any level of experience in the fields of drama, creative writing and theatre studies.

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    Sunday 11th March, 10am-4pm
    with Charlie Butters

    Come and enjoy a special workshop and try your hand at Raku Kiln work. Using glazes or feathers & horse hair to create very special decorative finishes.

    PLEASE NOTE: You will need to bring pre-bisc fired work with you for this workshop.

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    Sunday 11th March, 10am-4pm
    with Anita Osborne

    Spring is on its way, and now is the time to get your garden ready for the new seasons growth.

    Come down to the centre to make a new garden structure to support those special blooms.

    Bring secuteurs, an apron and gloves,and ideas for where your structure will go.

    Working with willow and rush, beginners welcome.

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    Sunday 11th March, 10am-4pm
    with Jeremy Turner

    Make something useful and beautiful using drawknife, spokeshave and carving tools.

    Jeremy will,guide you through all the techniques necessary so that you can complete one or more of these items safely and neatly in one day. Jeremy will also supply the wood and the tools.The wood will come in various shapes and sizes

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    Sunday 11th March, 10am - 4pm
    with Nicholas Packham

    Visit a practising workshop and learn the basic techniques of blacksmithing to create either a poker, coat hook, bracelet, bowl or trivet.

    Class to take place at Nicholas’ workshop in Milton Keynes. Call 01296 424332 for address.

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    Sunday 11th March, 10am-4pm
    with Elizabeth Bond

    This is a leather workshop making soft leather purses and wallets.

    Spend an enjoyable day learning different techniques to hand sew leather to make simple, soft leather purses and wallets.

    No previous experience necessary. Patterns will be available to use on the day or could you be tempted to design your own?

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    Sunday 11th March, 10am-4pm
    with Polli Phippen

    In this day-long 'taster' of mosaics be inspired by beautiful materials, learning technical skills as you go – how to cut, shape and make your work flow. Expect to finish a piece about 15 x 20cm.

    £10 for materials payable to the tutor on the day. Bring an apron and an idea or two!

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    Sunday 8th April, 10am - 4pm
    with Claire Steele

    The keys to our lives are hidden in our writing. The story reveals the purpose and the proper rhythm of our lives. Join me on this one day course to explore the abundant pleasures of writing together in a nurturing and creative environment.

    Guided writing exercises will provide the structure for you to embark upon your unique writing adventure. Everything you need to know is already within you; it just needs you to turn the key.

    For more details email dario@qpc.org or visit Unbound's Facebook page.

    This workshop is presented by Unbound, Queens Park's in-house programme of workshops and performances designed to create learning and practical opportunities for students of any level of experience in the fields of drama, creative writing and theatre studies.

    Click here for Terms & Conditions

    Click for more info....Unbound - Facebook Page

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    Sunday 15th April, 10am - 4pm
    with Nicholas Packham

    Visit a practising workshop and learn the basic techniques of blacksmithing to create either a poker, coat hook, bracelet, bowl or trivet.

    Class to take place at Nicholas’ workshop in Milton Keynes. Call 01296 424332 for address.

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    6 sessions: 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 10 May, 17 May, 24 May

    This class is suitable for beginners and those students that are more advanced.

    We will be working on various projects, from rings to chain making, texturing metal, up-cycling your own old silver jewellery, we have something for everyone.

    For safety reasons, please ensure you wear enclosed footwear (no sandals/open toe) and tie long hair back. It is advisable that you wear clothes you do not mind getting dirty and/or an apron.

    For more details contact Violeta Corzo on 07788 743567 or email jewellery@silversilversilver.co.uk.

    Students must book in advance for this class, per half term.

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    6 Week Course with Julia Phillips
    Fridays, 10am - 12:30pm, 20 April - 25 May

    This six-week series of workshops will teach participants a range of skills that can be applied to other projects.

    Learn how to create textured backgrounds that can then be overprinted using Indian wooden blocks.

    Make a simple book, cushion cover and small wall hanging and embellish using beads, sequins and stitch. Bring along any materials that you would like to use.

    Payment Options
    Full Course - £75.00 for full six-week course, payable in advance
    Drop-in Session - £13.00 per week (ideal for students unable to attend every week)

    Three-week course: 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 2pm - 4pm

    This course will introduce you to beginner drawing techniques- looking at equipment, how to show depth through shading and perspective, and how to draw through identifying shape, form and texture.

    This workshop is aimed at beginners to drawing, and art in general, and those looking to improve their drawing skill. Adults (age 13 years +)

    Students should bring a selection of pencils (H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B), an A4 sketch pad, a rubber, a pencil charpener and a ruler.

    About the Tutor

    Leila Ward is a Tring-based artist who studied Art and Design at Loughborough University School of Art and Design. She has experimented with different mediums over the years, and particularly likes drawing/ painting animals, and using watercolour, acrylic, and printing techniques. Leila runs the Tring Art Society, and enjoys making art more accessible to others, showing people that anyone can create art.

    Places must be booked in advance for this course

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    Sunday 6th May, 10am - 4pm
    with Claire Steele

    The keys to our lives are hidden in our writing. The story reveals the purpose and the proper rhythm of our lives. Join me on this one day course to explore the abundant pleasures of writing together in a nurturing and creative environment.

    Guided writing exercises will provide the structure for you to embark upon your unique writing adventure. Everything you need to know is already within you; it just needs you to turn the key.

    For more details email dario@qpc.org or visit Unbound's Facebook page.

    This workshop is presented by Unbound, Queens Park's in-house programme of workshops and performances designed to create learning and practical opportunities for students of any level of experience in the fields of drama, creative writing and theatre studies.

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    Click for more info....Unbound - Facebook

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    Sunday 13th May, 10am - 4pm
    with Nicholas Packham

    Visit a practising workshop and learn the basic techniques of blacksmithing to create either a poker, coat hook, bracelet, bowl or trivet.

    Class to take place at Nicholas’ workshop in Milton Keynes. Call 01296 424332 for address.

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    7 sessions: 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 19 Jul

    This class is suitable for beginners and those students that are more advanced.

    We will be working on various projects, from rings to chain making, texturing metal, up-cycling your own old silver jewellery, we have something for everyone.

    For safety reasons, please ensure you wear enclosed footwear (no sandals/open toe) and tie long hair back. It is advisable that you wear clothes you do not mind getting dirty and/or an apron.

    For more details contact Violeta Corzo on 07788 743567 or email jewellery@silversilversilver.co.uk.

    Students must book in advance for this class, per half term.

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    Sunday 10th June, 10am - 4pm
    with Nicholas Packham

    Visit a practising workshop and learn the basic techniques of blacksmithing to create either a poker, coat hook, bracelet, bowl or trivet.

    Class to take place at Nicholas’ workshop in Milton Keynes. Call 01296 424332 for address.

    Click here for Terms & Conditions

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    Sunday 17th June, 10am - 4pm
    with Mike Budd

    Using acrylic paint and coloured tape to produce strong textural images.
    Without using mediums or water paintings are laid quickly and colours can be changed as desired with the coloured tapes.

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    Sunday 17th June, 10am - 4pm
    with Jeremy Turner

    Carve a small dish or simple relief panel.

    All tools and wood will be supplied. The wood offered will be the same size and format for either item, which will be 8” x 4” x1”/ 200 x 100 x 25 mm, and will be in Lime, Quebec Yellow Pine and Oak and available at reasonable cost.

    Jeremy will guide you through all the techniques involved so that you can make your piece neatly and safely in one day. There will be opportunity to paint and apply a final finish to your item once you have completed its final trim.

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    Sunday 17th June, 10am - 4pm
    with Charlie Butters

    Prepare to take your pottery wheel driving test! Learn the basic principles of throwing clay to make cylinders (the basis of most pots).

    Clay included, plus firing and glazing for one pot.

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    Sunday 17th June, 10am - 4pm
    with Claire Steele

    The keys to our lives are hidden in our writing. The story reveals the purpose and the proper rhythm of our lives. Join me on this one day course to explore the abundant pleasures of writing together in a nurturing and creative environment.

    Guided writing exercises will provide the structure for you to embark upon your unique writing adventure. Everything you need to know is already within you; it just needs you to turn the key.

    For more details email dario@qpc.org or visit Unbound's Facebook page.

    This workshop is presented by Unbound, Queens Park's in-house programme of workshops and performances designed to create learning and practical opportunities for students of any level of experience in the fields of drama, creative writing and theatre studies.

    Click here for Terms & Conditions

    Click for more info....Unbound - Facebook Page

    Sunday 17th June, 10am - 4pm
    with Pippa North

    Create a beautiful feather light Angel and golden wrapped baby, using a mixture of wools, silk and threads.

    Materials included.

    Click here for Terms & Conditions

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    Sunday 15th Jul, 10am - 4pm
    with Claire Steele

    The keys to our lives are hidden in our writing. The story reveals the purpose and the proper rhythm of our lives. Join me on this one day course to explore the abundant pleasures of writing together in a nurturing and creative environment.

    Guided writing exercises will provide the structure for you to embark upon your unique writing adventure. Everything you need to know is already within you; it just needs you to turn the key.

    For more details email dario@qpc.org or visit Unbound's Facebook page.

    This workshop is presented by Unbound, Queens Park's in-house programme of workshops and performances designed to create learning and practical opportunities for students of any level of experience in the fields of drama, creative writing and theatre studies.

    Click here for Terms & Conditions

    Click for more info....Unbound - Facebook Page

    Sunday 29th July, 10am - 4pm
    with Claire Steele

    Hand felt your blossoms, stitch and embellish, choosing from a beautiful range of materials. Maybe time for a little matching brooch too. Bring neck ribbon please. Materials included.

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    Sunday 29th July, 10am-4pm
    with Elizabeth Bond

    An introduction to leatherwork. Learn how to make a riveted belt, along with stamping, decorating and finishing leather.

    No previous experience needed - all materials provided.

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