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    4-week course: 8 - 29 Jun, 11:00am - 11:45am

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    It’s time to roll out your yoga mat and discover the combination of physical and mental exercises.

    Course Description:

    This four week yoga course for beginners will cover all the basics of starting your yoga practice.

    Each class will being with a gentle warmup and then move into breaking down some key postures. Every week will be focused on a different aspects of the physical mental, emotional and spiritual practice.

    Week one: standing postures, exploring your connection to the earth to gain confidence and balance.

    Week two: forward bending or forward folding, working on hamstrings, hips and spin mobility. Lengthening the back body.

    Week three: focus on back bending, and spine mobility, helping to release tightness through the front body.

    Week four: bring it all together and then turning up side down. Working with inversions will help blood circulation, help us see thing in a new way as well as bring all the four week work together in once lovely class having learn and implemented lots.

    Roberta Zamborlin spent most of her childhood in the discipline of Classical Ballet where she danced for many years exploring different styles. Once she moved to London she started on her yoga quest to find out what it’s all about. Her quest took her all over India staying at ashrams and living with Gurus to try and better understand what the practices of yoga could really do for people. After years of studying with teachers in London she finally did her yoga training that has set her up to the great teacher she is today. With a deep desire to help people she now volunteer for charities and teaches yoga as lifestyle that bring her great joy.

    You will need a yoga mat or towel.

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    Tuesday 9 June, 10:00am - 11:30am

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    Come and join us for a relaxing and enjoyable online drawing class where you will learn to draw a poppy flower, with tutor Leila Ward.

    Suitable for beginners.

    Make sure you have plain paper and a selection of pencils such as HB, 2B, 6B (HB most important) and a rubber (+ putty rubber if you have one).

    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.

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    Tuesday 9 June, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    Come and join us for a relaxing and enjoyable online drawing class where you will learn to draw a poppy flower, with tutor Leila Ward.

    Suitable for beginners.

    Make sure you have plain paper and a selection of pencils such as HB, 2B, 6B (HB most important) and a rubber (+ putty rubber if you have one).

    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.

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    3-week course: 10-24 June, 10:30am - 11:30am

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    Join Charles Butters for a live hand building pottery course.

    Over three weeks learn how to make pots in different ways using the coiling technique, slab building and pinching.

    You will learn the basic techniques which you can carry on applying in your own time.


    Materials

    You course fee includes 6kg of clay, which can be collected from QPAC ahead of the course. Clay is easy to clean from surfaces, and is non-toxic.

    Click here for details of our Click & Collect service.

    Materials you will need to have in order to attend the class – easily found in any household:
    - Various bowls of different shapes
    - Old plastic bags
    - Water sprayer (e.g. old cleaning product bottle sprayer)
    - Sharp pointed knife
    - Wooden spatula or wooden lollipop stick
    - Sharp nail/pin/sharp pencil
    - Wooden rolling pin
    - Various cardboard tubes (e.g. toilet roll, kitchen roll, pringles container)
    - Old newspapers
    - Piece of wood to place your work on
    - Piece of old fabric to roll clay on (e.g. old pillow case)
    - Water
    - Small sponge
    - Old brushes

    Once the course is finished, you will need to contact QPAC to book a delivery slot to bring the pots you have made in for firing.

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    4-week course: 16 Jun - 7 Jul, 10:00am - 11:30am

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    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 15 years +)

    Students should bring a selection of pencils (H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B), an A4 sketch pad or regular paper, a rubber, a putty rubber, a pencil sharpener 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.

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    4-week course: 16 Jun - 7 Jul, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    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 15 years +)

    Students should bring a selection of pencils (H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B), an A4 sketch pad or regular paper, a rubber, a putty rubber, a pencil sharpener 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.

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    Wednesday 17 June, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    One off taster session designed for beginners and returning crocheter!

    This class covers the basics of crochet; with these simple techniques and a bit of practice, you can go on to crochet almost anything!

    In this session you will learn how to chain and how to make some of the basic stitches, including double crochet and half trebles.

    The course includes tuition only. You will need to purchase the materials separately using the links below:

    100g DK wool x1
    https://www.lovecrafts.com/en-gb/p/west-yorkshire-spinners-colourlab

    Crochet hook 4 and 5mm (one each)
    https://www.lovecrafts.com/en-gb/p/knitpro-waves-crochet-hook-15cm-6

    PLEASE NOTE: Deliveries from LoveCrafts take 2-4 working days, depending on your delivery options

    This session is an ideal preparation for the upcoming crochet projects.

    If you feel one session is not enough for you, please contact info@qpc.org in order to arrange an additional one-to-one session.

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    3-week course: 18 June - 2 Jul, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    Join Charles Butters for a live hand building pottery course.

    Over three weeks learn how to make pots in different ways using the coiling technique, slab building and pinching.

    You will learn the basic techniques which you can carry on applying in your own time.


    Materials

    You course fee includes 6kg of clay, which can be collected from QPAC ahead of the course. Clay is easy to clean from surfaces, and is non-toxic.

    Click here for details of our Click & Collect service.

    Materials you will need to have in order to attend the class – easily found in any household:
    - Various bowls of different shapes
    - Old plastic bags
    - Water sprayer (e.g. old cleaning product bottle sprayer)
    - Sharp pointed knife
    - Wooden spatula or wooden lollipop stick
    - Sharp nail/pin/sharp pencil
    - Wooden rolling pin
    - Various cardboard tubes (e.g. toilet roll, kitchen roll, pringles container)
    - Old newspapers
    - Piece of wood to place your work on
    - Piece of old fabric to roll clay on (e.g. old pillow case)
    - Water
    - Small sponge
    - Old brushes

    Once the course is finished, you will need to contact QPAC to book a delivery slot to bring the pots you have made in for firing.

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    4-week course: 24 Jun - 15 Jul, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    Come along and learn to knit a cosy shawl. This course is suitable for beginner (basic crochet skills needed) and returning crocheters. You will need to know the basics of crochet. If you are a complete beginner, there is a one off taster session on Wednesday 3rd June you can join.

    This is a four week course, but you may need to do some work at home if you wish to complete your shawl within the four weeks. I will ensure that you have all the skills you need to finish your shawl on your own and I will be available by email if you have any queries.

    The course includes tuition and pattern (emailed to you upon booking).
    You will need to purchase the materials separately – this is what we recommend:

    Wool – choose the colour you prefer, you will need 2 100g balls (200g total)
    https://www.lovecrafts.com/en-gb/p/west-yorkshire-spinners-signature-4-ply

    Alternatively, if you cannot wear wool, this cotton yarn is lovely too! You will need to buy 4 50g balls of this one (200g total)
    https://www.lovecrafts.com/en-gb/p/yarn-and-colors-must-have

    Crochet hook 4.5mm
    https://www.lovecrafts.com/en-gb/p/knitpro-waves-crochet-hook-15cm-6

    Tapestry/darning needle to weave in ends
    https://www.lovecrafts.com/en-gb/p/hemline-size-18-tapestry-needles-6

    PLEASE NOTE: Deliveries from LoveCrafts take 2-4 working days, depending on your delivery options

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    Sunday 28th June, 10am-4pm

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    The keys to our lives are hidden in our writing. The story reveals the purpose and the proper rhythm of our lives. Join Claire Steele 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.

    Places must be booked in advance for this course.

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

    Feedback for our Creative Writing classes:
    "Inspiring, challenging and lots of fun"
    "A magical creative alchemy"
    "Really interesting and a totally new way of being creative."


    PLEASE NOTE: This workshop will be hosted by the tutor's Zoom account, not the QPAC account. By booking this class you agree for your email address to be shared with the tutor to facilitate the class.

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

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    3-week course: 1-15 July, 10:30am - 11:30am

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    Join Charles Butters for a live hand building pottery course.

    Over three weeks learn how to make pots in different ways using the coiling technique, slab building and pinching.

    You will learn the basic techniques which you can carry on applying in your own time.


    Materials

    You course fee includes 6kg of clay, which can be collected from QPAC ahead of the course. Clay is easy to clean from surfaces, and is non-toxic.

    Click here for details of our Click & Collect service.

    Materials you will need to have in order to attend the class – easily found in any household:
    - Various bowls of different shapes
    - Old plastic bags
    - Water sprayer (e.g. old cleaning product bottle sprayer)
    - Sharp pointed knife
    - Wooden spatula or wooden lollipop stick
    - Sharp nail/pin/sharp pencil
    - Wooden rolling pin
    - Various cardboard tubes (e.g. toilet roll, kitchen roll, pringles container)
    - Old newspapers
    - Piece of wood to place your work on
    - Piece of old fabric to roll clay on (e.g. old pillow case)
    - Water
    - Small sponge
    - Old brushes

    Once the course is finished, you will need to contact QPAC to book a delivery slot to bring the pots you have made in for firing.

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    Thursday 2 July, 10:00am - 11:30am

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    Come and join us for an enjoyable and relaxing online workshop where you will learn to paint a lovely colourful floral wreath in watercolour. Suitable for beginners.


    Materials

    For an additional charge of £28 you can purchase a materials bundle, which can be collected from QPAC ahead of the course. The bundle includes:

    - Watercolour paint set (including two brushes)
    - White gouache
    - Watercolour A4 pad
    - Masking fluid

    Click here for details of our Click & Collect service.

    In addition, students will need to provide:
    - Water pot
    - Masking tape
    - Paper towels
    - Mixing palette (a plate is sufficient)
    - Small painting sponge
    - Pencil
    - Rubber
    - 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.

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    Thursday 2 July, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    Come and join us for an enjoyable and relaxing online workshop where you will learn to paint a lovely colourful floral wreath in watercolour. Suitable for beginners.


    Materials

    For an additional charge of £28 you can purchase a materials bundle, which can be collected from QPAC ahead of the course. The bundle includes:

    - Watercolour paint set (including two brushes)
    - White gouache
    - Watercolour A4 pad
    - Masking fluid

    Click here for details of our Click & Collect service.

    In addition, students will need to provide:
    - Water pot
    - Masking tape
    - Paper towels
    - Mixing palette (a plate is sufficient)
    - Small painting sponge
    - Pencil
    - Rubber
    - 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.

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    4-week course: 9-30 July, 10:00am - 11:30am

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    This course will give you an introduction to watercolours.

    It is suitable for beginners, those returning to using watercolours, or those wanting to try out different techniques.

    You will learn some of the basic techniques such as blending, washes, and wet on wet to paint a range of subjects.


    Materials

    For an additional charge of £28 you can purchase a materials bundle, which can be collected from QPAC ahead of the course. The bundle includes:

    - Watercolour paint set (including two brushes)
    - White gouache
    - Watercolour A4 pad
    - Masking fluid

    Click here for details of our Click & Collect service.

    In addition, students will need to provide:
    - Water pot
    - Masking tape
    - Paper towels
    - Mixing palette (a plate is sufficient)
    - Small painting sponge
    - Pencil
    - Rubber
    - 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.

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    4-week course: 9-30 July, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    This course will give you an introduction to watercolours.

    It is suitable for beginners, those returning to using watercolours, or those wanting to try out different techniques.

    You will learn some of the basic techniques such as blending, washes, and wet on wet to paint a range of subjects.


    Materials

    For an additional charge of £28 you can purchase a materials bundle, which can be collected from QPAC ahead of the course. The bundle includes:

    - Watercolour paint set (including two brushes)
    - White gouache
    - Watercolour A4 pad
    - Masking fluid

    Click here for details of our Click & Collect service.

    In addition, students will need to provide:
    - Water pot
    - Masking tape
    - Paper towels
    - Mixing palette (a plate is sufficient)
    - Small painting sponge
    - Pencil
    - Rubber
    - 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.

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    Sunday 19th July, 10am-4pm

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    The keys to our lives are hidden in our writing. The story reveals the purpose and the proper rhythm of our lives. Join Claire Steele 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.

    Places must be booked in advance for this course.

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

    Feedback for our Creative Writing classes:
    "Inspiring, challenging and lots of fun"
    "A magical creative alchemy"
    "Really interesting and a totally new way of being creative."


    PLEASE NOTE: This workshop will be hosted by the tutor's Zoom account, not the QPAC account. By booking this class you agree for your email address to be shared with the tutor to facilitate the class.

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

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    4-week course: 22 Jul - 12 Aug, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Click here for information on how to take part in our online workshops (including Terms & Conditions).

    Come along and learn to crochet a cosy blanket. This course is suitable for beginners and returning crocheters.

    Each week you will learn how to make and join 4 different squares. You can then repeat these as many times as you wish to make the blanket as big as you would like it to be.

    This is a four week course, but you will need to do some work at home if you wish to complete your blanket within the four weeks. I will ensure that you have all the skills you need to finish your blanket on your own and I will be available by email if you have any queries.

    The course includes tuition and pattern (emailed to you upon booking).
    You will need to purchase the materials separate – this is what we recommend:

    DK yarn,
    https://www.lovecrafts.com/en-gb/p/west-yorkshire-spinners-colourlab

    Crochet hook 4.5mm
    https://www.lovecrafts.com/en-gb/p/knitpro-waves-crochet-hook-15cm-6

    PLEASE NOTE: Deliveries from LoveCrafts take 2-4 working days, depending on your delivery options