What’s On Calendar 2019

 JANUARY

Photo0669Kids Pottery classes at ‘Craft at the Centre’, Stroud, Mondays 10-11.30am 5 week terms run throughout the year. £50/term

Suitable for anyone age 5 and upwards (adults very welcome too!) these pottery classes will teach the basics of using clay, glazing and firing through creative and experimental projects. Once competent students can follow their own projects. We might be digging our own clay or doing an exciting Raku firing (outdoors) too.

spring lanterns posterCelebrating Spring; Paperclay Lanterns 26th January, at ‘Craft@ the Centre’ Stroud, 10am-4pm. £70 (includes all materials and equipment)

Join us to learn about paperclay whilst creating a wonderful translucent porcelain lantern. There’s little better at this time of year than settling down for a day of making and experimenting with a cosy group of like-minded people, creating something to brighten up your home at the dark time of year.

more info…

 

FEBRUARY

botanical wall plaques posterBotanic Wall Plaques – 16th February, Craft@the centre, Stroud. 10am-4pm, £70 includes all materials and equipment.

This is an exciting new workshop in which you will be able to preserve and transform a beautiful bouquet of flowers or other plant material into an everlasting and detailed wall plaque. You’ll be able to spend a little time examining the plant material and creating a large collaborative ‘sampler’ as a test piece, then move on to your own highly individual compositions.

more info…

 

 

MARCH

Shadow Boxes date tbc, 10am-4pm Craft@ the Centre, Stroud. £70 includes all materials and equipment.

more details coming soon

 

 

APRIL

Photo1024Kids Pottery classes at the Lansdown Craft Centre, Fridays 3.15-4.45pm, terms run throughout the year.

Suitable for anyone age 6 and upwards (adults very welcome too!) these pottery classes will teach the basics of using clay, glazing and firing through creative and experimental projects. Once competent students can follow their own projects. We’ll be digging our own clay and doing an exciting Raku firing (outdoors) too.

 

 

MAY

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Periscope Open Studios Event, middle two weekends of May. 11am-5pm.

Periscope will be setting up an interactive, drawing based space at Stroud Valleys Artspace in Stroud for the two Open Studios Weekends. More details coming soon.

more info about Periscope…

 

 

 

 

 

JUNE

20160629_140357End of term Exhibition of Part-time courses at Stroud College

Your yearly chance to see the fantastic work made by students from all part-time courses at Stroud College. Incredibly high standard of work and display.

 

 

 

 

 JULY

20180915_094001Botanical Tiles in Porcelain, 13th, 10am-4pm, Victoria Works, Chalford.

Come and create a beautiful plaque from a bunch of summer flowers and foliage, which captures all the detail and form of delicate petals and stems. You can experiment with composition and also add text to your piece with letter stamps.

Learn about making impressions into clay and how to use specialist plaster to make a cast. Take home a finished gorgeous finished plaster plaque or two to be hung on the wall. All materials are provided and no experience is needed to enjoy this workshop.

 

 

AUGUST

20170618_112339Paperclay Masterclass, date tbc, 10am-4pm over two days. At Craft@ the Centre, Stroud. £120

More details to come

 

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

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Kids Pottery classes at the Lansdown Craft Centre, Mondays 10-11.30am, terms run throughout the year. £50/term

Suitable for anyone age 5 and upwards (adults very welcome too!) these pottery classes will teach the basics of using clay, glazing and firing through creative and experimental projects. Once competent students can follow their own projects. We’ll be digging our own clay and doing an exciting Raku firing too.

 

OCTOBER

20170703_171506Ceramic Sculpture term starts at Stroud College

The exceptionally well equipped craft room at Stroud College is an excellent venue for the adult ceramic sculpture courses that Emily runs on a termly basis. The course is aimed at people with a good grounding in either ceramics or sculpture and provides a loose structure in which students can either follow a set theme or develop their own personal practice.  The course provides excellent material and technical support. more…

 

Paperclay Shadow Boxes Saturday 12th October, 10-4pm Victoria Works Studios, Chalford. details coming soon…

 

20181021_115458Periscope event in Stroud Town Centre.

The Explorer’s Base Camp 1st-31st October

Periscope are excited to announce a month-long creative event based in an empty shop in Stroud and the SVA Gallery. Full details to come soon!

Plus ‘Questioning Art and Creativity’ Symposium, 26th October 2019.

 

 

 

 

November

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Paperclay Lanterns date tbc, Craft@ the Centre, Stroud. 10am-4pm, £70 includes all materials and equipment.

Join us to learn about paperclay whilst creating a wonderful translucent porcelain lantern. There’s little better at this time of year than settling down for a day of making and experimenting with a cosy group of like-minded people, creating something to brighten up your home at the dark time of year.

 

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