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    PLEASE NOTE: There will be no classes on 27 Mar, 10 Apr & 17 Apr

    For 10 - 14 years

    Fancy learning to sew? An informal environment that aims to let you work at your own pace, giving you skills and confidence to use a sewing machine and to have a go at making your own clothes /accessories.

    Aims and Content
    This workshop aims to give young people the opportunity to learn basic construction skills and sewing machine techniques.
    During the workshop students will learn by constructing a messenger bag, the tutor will demonstrate and teach techniques such as seams, reading a pattern, tacking, patchwork and hand sewing. Following the initial project students can choose to continue and use their own shop bought pattern to construct an item of their choice.

    Additional costs will be for threads, fabrics and patterns, there are a limited number of sewing machines for student use.

    This is a drop-in, pay-as-you-go class - no need to sign up or pay in advance, just come along on the day and join in!

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    PLEASE NOTE: This class is going to be moved on Tuesday 4-5pm after May half term.

    Ages 11+ (Boys & Girls): 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    An invitation to learn and experience Yoga and Mindfulness to build and improve your:

    • Your overall physical, emotional and mental well- being.
    • Self- confidence / esteem and Self- discipline / Positive Body image
    • Resilience and ability to manage stress and challenges in your life
    • Flexibility and strength
    • Relationship with yourself, everyone around you and nature

    You will have great opportunity to have fun, cultivate friendship, connections and a sense of community, discover yourself in the process.

    This is a drop-in, pay-as-you-go class - no need to sign up or pay in advance, just come along on the day and join in!

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    For ages 13+

    Create your own piece of ceramic work using hand building techniques. No experience is necessary - please bring an old shirt or apron. All materials will be available in class (the price of clay and firing is dependent on the weight of the piece).

    Make bowls, mugs, plates and vases or sculpt interesting pieces of ceramic work for you art portfolios. Bring along your ideas and the tutor will guide you in realising them.

    This is a drop-in, pay-as-you-go class - no need to sign up or pay in advance, just come along on the day and join in!

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    Two-week course: 4 Jun & 11 Jun, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Tutor: Erika Sanderson

    For ages 16+

    This drama class (which caters to all levels of experience) offers a whistle-stop tour of creating and developing characters on stage.

    Through a series of guided exercises professional actor and director Erika Sanderson will show you how to create a character, give them a voice and physicality, and then examine a script to determine their background, needs and motivation.

    Places must be booked in advance for this course

    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 23rd 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.

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

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    One-day class: 2 Jul, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Tutor: Pete Benson

    For ages 16+

    A special one-off class exploring the amazing skills and techniques of mask theatre, led by professional tutor Pete Benson.

    Whether working with masks for the first time or revisiting the skill, this class is perfect for all experience levels.

    Places must be booked in advance for this course

    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 Page

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    One-off class: 9 Jul, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Tutor: Dario Knight

    For ages 16+

    This one-off class is a perfect opportunity for actors to brush up on their script technique.

    Working together on a scripted scene, we'll look at ways of analysing and interpreting a script to understand its mechanics and motivations, before using this analysis to build up to a performance at the end of the night.

    Places must be booked in advance for this course

    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 14th July, 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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    Five-day course: Tue 30 Jul - Fri 2 Aug (+ additional date, TBC), 10:00am - 2:00pm
    with Helen Neighbour

    For ages 15+

    PLEASE NOTE: There will be four days in the studio and a another day to glaze all work produced during the week - this will be arranged with the tutor during the course.

    Come and enjoy the opportunity to create some larger interesting hand build pieces, or develop and practice your throwing skills.

    The course is ideal for novice potters looking to spend quality time learning additional skills. Cake included!

    Wear an apron and bring a packed lunch!

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    Three-day course: Tue 6, Thu 8 & Fri 9 Aug, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    with Charlie Butters

    For ages 15+

    Learn how to create a ceramic teapot with an experienced tutor.

    Please note: this course is only suitable for those with experience throwing a cylinder.

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