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Japanese Stab Binding: CREATE! Workshop – July

Sat 21 Jul 2018

Japanese Stab Binding: CREATE! Workshop – July

Day workshop Saturday 21st July 2018 11 – 3 £45.00 Running alongside our ‘Japan’ summer exhibition, this workshop will show you how to create a notebook using the traditional method of Japanese stab binding. The .....Read more

Stained Glass with Diane Mellor

Tue 10 to Tue 24 Jul 2018 (2 weeks)

Stained Glass with Diane Mellor

Our popular Stained Glass class returns for a 9 hour short course. Tutor Diane Mellor is an experienced stained glass artist and she will lead you through the basics of glass cutting, soldering and leading glass. You'll .....Read more

Quilling Course - July 2018

Thu 19 Jul to Thu 02 Aug 2018 (2 weeks)

Quilling Course - July 2018

Quilling Come along and learn the art of paper rolling! Quilling uses thin strips of paper, rolled up and shaped, to make intricate designs. Use your imagination or be inspired by a sketch or photo: to create a beau.....Read more

Batik Workshop - August 2018

Tue 24 Jul 2018

Batik Workshop - August 2018

Batik Workshop In this session you will learn how to do the ancient art of Batik. Batik is a textile surface pattern technique that's existed in many eastern cultures for hundreds of years and creates a distinct and .....Read more

Wire Jewellery Course- July 2018

Sat 21 Jul to Sat 11 Aug 2018 (3 weeks)

Wire Jewellery Course- July 2018

*Please be aware this is now a 3 week course- no session on 28th July* Wire Jewellery Course During this Wire Jewellery Course we will be producing the following: ● A basic swirl ● A chain ● Rings ● Pe.....Read more

Helping the young reluctant reader through making mischief

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Helping the young reluctant reader through making mischief

Do you know a young reluctant reader? Have you ever wondered why they don’t seem to love the written word? Maybe they’ve been told that they are dyslexic or have a reading impairment. Maybe you worry that they are a .....Read more

Beginners Crochet - Day Workshop - July 2018

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Beginners Crochet - Day Workshop - July 2018

Beginners Crochet Designed for complete beginners, come along and learn the basics you need to crochet from first knot to fastening off. Friday 27th July 10:30 - 15:00 Day Workshop *Ther.....Read more

Seasonal Oakwell - Summer Activity Trails

Sat 21 Jul to Fri 31 Aug 2018 (1 month)

Seasonal Oakwell - Summer Activity Trails

Explore, discover and enjoy the park and gardens with your family activity pack available from the Visitor Centre Shop. £1.50 per pack, available during normal shop opening times...Read more

Reluctant Readers... MISCHIEF (Adult/Child) *HUDDS*

Fri 27 to Sat 28 Jul 2018 (2 days)

Reluctant Readers... MISCHIEF (Adult/Child) *HUDDS*

Do you know of a 'Reluctant Reader'? Perhaps a child or teen who simply avoids reading, or has dyslexia or another reason for not reading (too much screen-time?!) This summer ALL children in the UK are being invited .....Read more

Warren Anstiss solo exhibition

Fri 08 Jun to Sat 21 Jul 2018 (1 month)

Warren Anstiss solo exhibition

Exploring the world of popular music through the medium of Acrylic Paint and Canvas. A showcase of fine art poster style portraits and compositions of the sounds of our time.. See your favourite recording artist brought .....Read more

Bunraku Puppet Workshop

Sat 28 Jul 2018

Bunraku Puppet Workshop

Age 8 – 14 Sat 28 July 2018 14:00 – 16:00 Work and play together as a family making table top puppets inspired by the Japanese tradition of Bunraku puppetry. Be inventive and learn to make moving parts with a vari.....Read more

Creative Photography with David Preston

Sat 09 Jun to Sat 28 Jul 2018 (2 months)

Creative Photography with David Preston

Join us for our creative photography evening working along side local photographer David Preston, in his introductory workshop which will start you on a journey to become more creative with your digital photography. Mod.....Read more

Product Design Workshop

Tue 24 Jul to Tue 21 Aug 2018 (1 month)

Product Design Workshop

An introduction to product customisation ideal for beginners and individuals looking to explore creativity, craft and product design. To be eligible for this course you must be over 19 years old, unemployed or self-emplo.....Read more

'Much More Than Meets The Eye' Exhibition

Fri 13 Jul to Mon 10 Sep 2018 (2 months)

'Much More Than Meets The Eye' Exhibition

You are here | Home | What's On | 'Much More Than Meets The Eye' Exhibition 'Much More Than Meets The Eye' Exhibition Community Art Exhibition Space Much More Than Meets the Eye Exhibition .....Read more

Mischief Lab

Mon 30 Jul 2018

Mischief Lab

Give the Bash Street Kids a run for their money by learning some cool science tricks with Love Science! Make slime to torment your family, create disappearing pictures and trick everyone with optical illusions—and tons o.....Read more

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