Workshops
Needlefelted dogs with Janet Tuesday 2 December, 11am-3pm, £35
Learn how to needlefelt a little dog using simply sheep fleece and a special needle.  Once you have learnt the basic techniques, you’ll add characterful details to your new best friend!
Shisha mirrorwork embroidery with Carol Tuesday 2 December, 6.30-9pm, £20
Learn how to sew on these small round mirrors, Indian-style, and add them to your handmade Christmas decorations. Play with colourful threads.
Hanging decorative bird with Helena Saturday 6 December, 10.30am-12.30pm, £22.50
This workshop will give you the chance to practise your sewing skills and learn new ones while you make an individually crafted textile decoration using sequins, ribbons, bright colours and decorative fabrics.
Felting with Carol Saturday 6 December, 1.30-5.30pm, £20
Make your own felt teacosy or hot water bottle cover using colourful sheep fleece, soap and water.  Fast results with lovely, tactile materials – great makes for Christmas gifts.
Textile jewellery with Joan Sunday 7 December, 11am-4pm, £35
Learn contemporary textile jewellery making techniques using colourful fibres, yarns, threads and beads.  Select colours and textures to match your wardrobe or experiment with something new.
Stitching and beading with Helena Sunday 7 December, 2.30-6pm, £35
An extension of Helena’s Saturday class to develop stitch and bead work and explore your own ideas.  The aim is to make one complete bird decoration to hang on your tree or give as a handmade gift.

 

Women of the Cloth

1 - 10 December 2014, daily from 10am

Private View Monday 1 December 6-9pm

 

Workshops

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Tuesday 2 December, 11am-3pm, £35

Learn how to needlefelt a little dog using simply sheep fleece and a special needle.  Once you have learnt the basic techniques, you’ll add characterful details to your new best friend! 

Shisha mirrorwork embroidery with Carol Tuesday 2 December, 6.30-9pm, £20
Learn how to sew on these small round mirrors, Indian-style, and add them to your handmade Christmas decorations. Play with colourful threads.

Hanging decorative bird with Helena Saturday 6 December, 10.30am-12.30pm, £22.50
This workshop will give you the chance to practise your sewing skills and learn new ones while you make an individually crafted textile decoration using sequins, ribbons, bright colours and decorative fabrics.

Felting with Carol Saturday 6 December, 1.30-5.30pm, £20
Make your own felt teacosy or hot water bottle cover using colourful sheep fleece, soap and water.  Fast results with lovely, tactile materials – great makes for Christmas gifts.

Textile jewellery with Joan Sunday 7 December, 11am-4pm, £35
Learn contemporary textile jewellery making techniques using colourful fibres, yarns, threads and beads.  Select colours and textures to match your wardrobe or experiment with something new.

Stitching and beading with Helena Sunday 7 December, 2.30-6pm, £35
An extension of Helena’s Saturday class to develop stitch and bead work and explore your own ideas.  The aim is to make one complete bird decoration to hang on your tree or give as a handmade gift.

Upcyclying with sisters Anna and Lilly of Afroretro 8th December, 18.30-21.00, £15 

 In this workshop Anna and Lilly with teach you printing techniques to upcycle an unloved tee into a statement piece ready for the festive season.  Upgrade your old wardrobe through print, embellishment and design - lots of sequins, colour and fun!


 

 

Workshops by Gill Stockbridge

“Copycats”

£2 per head.

29th/30th August,11am – 5pm

5th/6th September,11am – 5pm

Drop-in workshops all day on both Fridays and Saturdays, offering an opportunity to ‘have a go’ at painting with acrylics.  There will be images provided to copy if required.  

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Glorious fields of poppies in Kent, city images of Paris and summer sea breezes from Greece!

Gill’s popular children’s quilts will also be available for sale.

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Tel: 020 3583 2423

Web: GillsArt.co.uk

 



 


 
 

Architecture Workshops by Ayca Cutts

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Green thinking: Designing to survive
04 June 2014 Wednesday 19:00‐ 21:00
Adult Workshop
(wine & nibbles provided)
Slide show and talk about sustainable architecture and climate change
Workshop: Addressing climate change through architecture and creating your own futuristic eco‐vision. (Group Study: design charrette ,sketching)
examine original drawings and models by some of the greatest architects the world has ever seen.
SW17: Yesterday & tomorrow
07 June 2014 Saturday 10:00 – 12:00
Family workshop: (taster) ( 1 or 2 hours )
Slide show and talk about change in the built environment and how our surroundings have been transformed over the time.
Workshop: Looking at the today’s architecture and re‐imagining buildings around us.
(Design charrette , sketching, model making)
Shaping the buildings
14 June 2014 Saturday 10:00 – 12:00
Family workshop ( 1 or 2 hours )
OPTION 1: On- site drawing sessions. or
OPTION 2: Sketching and model making
Sketching or model making after studying original drawings, models and photographs of
famous buildings.
Model making of imaginary buildings, cities (cardboard, foam blocks and lego)

Green thinking: Designing to survive

04 June 2014 Wednesday 19:00 21:00

Adult Workshop (Taster/Pilot Workshop) 

(wine & nibbles provided)

Slide show and talk about sustainable architecture and climate change

Workshop: Addressing climate change through architecture and creating your own futuristic ecovision. (Group Study: design charrette ,sketching)

examine original drawings and models by some of the greatest architects the world has ever seen.

 

SW17: Yesterday & tomorrow

07 June 2014 Saturday 10:00 – 12:00

Family workshop: (Taster/Pilot Workshop) ( 1 or 2 hours )

Slide show and talk about change in the built environment and how our surroundings have been transformed over the time.

Workshop: Looking at the today’s architecture and reimagining buildings around us.

(Design charrette , sketching, model making)

 

 

Shaping the buildings

14 June 2014 Saturday 10:00 – 12:00

Family workshop (Taster/Pilot Workshop) ( 1 or 2 hours )

 

OPTION 1: On- site drawing sessions. or

OPTION 2: Sketching and model making

 

Sketching or model making after studying original drawings, models and photographs of

famous buildings.

Model making of imaginary buildings, cities (cardboard, foam blocks and lego)


 

 

 

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Art and Making Workshops at Sprout Arts,
74 Moyser Road, SW16 6SP

Lion and dragon collage

Sir Owain slays the Ferocious Dragon and befriends the lion.

Thursday 24 April, 3 to 5pm

5-14 years + mums/dads/carers

Hobby horses and knights’flags

What is the code of honour most befitting the Knights of the Round Table?

Friday 25 April, 3 to 5pm

5-14 years + mums/dads/carers

Story telling workshops

Learn how to tell parts of this wonderful tale. Participants must come to both workshops. Saturday 26 April and 3 May,

10am to 1pm

Two sessions: 12 years and above

Black Knight and animal placards

Who dares to challenge the Black Knight?

Saturday 26 April, 2 to 4 pm

5-14 years + mums/dads/carers

Celebration poles for Pageant

Summer is a coming in... let’s celebrate.

Thursday 1 May, 3 to 5pm

5-14 years + mums/dads/carers

Story telling workshops

Learn how to tell parts of this wonderful tale.

Saturday 26 April and 3 May, 10am to 1pm

Two sessions: 12 years and above

FanSHEN- The Apple Cart workshop

An interactive experience for all!

Saturday 3rd May 2-5pm at Sprout Community Arts 74 Moyser Road SW16 6SQ

In this workshop you will learn how to use drama techniques to tell a story without using words, focusing instead on using the body and sound effects. Spend the afternoon being creative and having fun with FanSHEN one of Wandsworth’s leading theatre companies.

The workshop is suitable for anyone aged 7 and upwards.

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Drama Workshop with fanSHEN Theatre Company
Saturday 3rd May 2-5pm at Sprout Community Arts 74 Moyser Road SW16 6SQ
In this workshop you will learn how to use drama techniques to tell a story without using words, focusing instead on using the body and sound effects. Spend the afternoon being creative and having fun with one of Wandsworth’s leading theatre companies.
The workshop is suitable for anyone aged 7 and upwards.
For more information contact theapplecart(AT)fanshen.org.ukDrama Workshop with fanSHEN Theatre Company Saturday 3rd May 2-5pm at Sprout Community Arts 74 Moyser Road SW16 6SQ In this workshop you will learn how to use drama techniques to tell a story without using words, focusing instead on using the body and sound effects. Spend the afternoon being creative and having fun with one of Wandsworth’s leading theatre companies. The workshop is suitable for anyone aged 7 and upwards. For more information contact theapplecart(AT)fanshen.org.uk

7 years + mums/dads/carers

 

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