What’s On Calendar 2017

APRIL

dot-matrix-printer-and-paperEaster Periscope Event, 20th-22nd April, 11am-4pm The Museum in the Park, Stroud. Free, drop-in.

Join Periscope for a participatory, immersive event looking at the new growth of Spring through the eyes of a computer! Explore building blocks, repeated patterns and random generations of imagery. Programme, print and create with paper and scissors. more…

cath graham paperclayPaperclay Masterclass – April 29th and 30th, The Lansdown craft Centre (contact Emily direct)

Paperclay is a wonderful, expressive and flexible material that allows you to break all the rules of working with ‘normal’ clay. more…

Photo1024Kids Pottery classes at the Lansdown Craft Centre, Fridays 4-5.30pm, term starts 28th April (FULLY BOOKED)

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

joy-e-3Dr Elizabeth Hodson talk 14th May, Stroud Valleys Artspace. 2pm.

Elizabeth Hodson will be presenting her research into drawing and imagination as part in the 5 year Knowing from the Inside research project headed by Anthropologist Tim Ingold at the University of Aberdeen. Free talk part of the Open Studios programme. more…

JUNE

poster fossil hunterThe Fossil Hunter’s Field Tent’, A Periscope event 1st-4th June, at the Museum in the Park, Stroud.

Periscope will be presenting an immersive, theatrical environment in which to encounter strange objects and make exciting creative interventions, supporting the solo show by artist Adam White in the main Museum gallery. more…

Photo0669Kids Pottery classes at ‘Craft at the Centre’, Stroud, Fridays 4-5.30pm, 5 week term starts 9th June

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.

 

paperclay masterclass 2017 posterPaperclay Masterclass – June 17th and 18th, The Lansdown craft Centre ( LAST SPACES AVAILABLE!! To book please contact Emily direct)

Paperclay is a wonderful, expressive and flexible material that allows you to break all the rules of working with ‘normal’ clay. more…

 

 

 

JULY

Paperclay sketchbooks-imageSketchbooks – July 8th, The New Brewery Arts, Cirencester booking here

This is a perfect introduction to working with Paperclay; you’ll be encouraged to explore and play, making a truly unique ad beautiful 3d porcelain sketchbook of ideas and techniques. more…

 

20160629_140357Exhibition of Part-time courses at Stroud College

June 27th – 29th

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. More…

 

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Ceramic Sculpture at Stroud College term ends July 3rd.

 

 

AUGUST

sketchbooksPaperclay Sketchbooks – Aug 5th, Victoria Works, http://www.victoriaworksstudios.co.uk

A second Paperclay sketchbooks workshop for those of you in the North of the county, in the wonderful Victoria Works Studios.

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999Botanic Wall Plaques – Aug 19th, The New Brewery Arts, booking here

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.

SEPTEMBER

Emily will be away enjoying a well-earned holiday during September!

OCTOBER

2Ceramic 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…

 

28‘The Animator’s Studio’, A Periscope/Big Draw event

Bring your drawings to life and help the animator research the animation processes. An interactive, immersive creative event from Periscope. Free, drop-in and suitable for all ages.

October 10th, the Museum in the Park, Stroud

More information here.

 

 

20151119_141710Paperclay Lanterns – October 21st, Victoria Works Studios, Chalford. (http://www.victoriaworksstudios.co.uk/)

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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