Children and Young People Courses

On Saturdays our space is completely dedicated to young artists. Our tutors have years of experience inspiring, guiding and encouraging young people in a way that engages those of all abilities and backgrounds, and nurtures talent.

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Half term printmaking.

With: Katie Holliday

Spend a few hours printmaking using monoprint etching to handmade block printing.  We will experiment overlay colours using ink, paint and other materials to achieve repeat pattern, depth and texture resulting in a unique piece to take home.   Please […]

When: Wednesday, 10am - 3pm

Date: 19th February 2020

Price: £25 (no lunch) or £30 with lunch

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Shadow Puppets

With: Kay Mullett

Join artist Kay Mullett for a fun packed day of puppetry; make puppets, devise characters and tell stories. Do you like Drawing, Collage, Design, Storytelling, Model making and Putting on shows? Then this is for you. Parents – there will […]

When: Friday 10-3pm

Date: 21st February 2020

Price: £25 (no lunch) or £30 with lunch

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Big Canvas Painting ‘The Great Wave off Kanagawa’ by Katsushika Hokusai

With: Kay Mullett

Join artist Kay Mullett in recreating your version of Katsushika Hokusai’s ‘The Great Wave off Kanagawa’ Katsushika Hokusai was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. Born in Edo, Hokusai is best known as author of […]

When: Friday 10am - 3pm

Date: 17th April 2020

Price: £25 +Bkg fee

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Easter Art Days

With: Kay Mullett

WAW February Art Day, join artist Kay Mullett for a fun packed day of arts activity. Do you like Painting, Drawing, Collage, Textiles, Printing, Mask making, Design, Pottery, Model building and Mask making? Then this is for you. When:Tuesday 10am […]

When: Tuesday and/or Thursday

Date: 14th and/or 16th April 2020

Price: See Booking Page

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Animal Sculpting with Air Drying Clay, two day course.

With: Kitty Cazes

Try your hand at building an animal sculpture (a hare or a sheep) to learn about poses, proportions, texture and movement. Suitable for 8-14 year olds.

When: Monday and Tuesday 10am - 3pm

Date: 6th - 7th April 2020

Price: £50 +Bkg fee.

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Figure Sculpting 2 Day Course.

With: Kitty Cazes

Creating a human bust sculpture, you will learn about using slab techniques to build the sculpture,  investigating how to bring out the detail, pose and texture. Suitable to 8-14 year olds.  

When: Thursday and Friday 10-3pm

Date: 20th - 21st February 2020

Price: £50 +Bkg fee

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Pottery Throwing and Relief 2 Day Course.

With: Kitty Cazes

Spend two days learning about pottery-wheel techniques and bas-relief modeling with air-drying clay. Suitable for 8-14 year olds. Learn Throwing techniques: Clay preparation, wedging, centering, creating basic shapes, turning and decorating Bas-Relief: Learning about the history of relief decoration, building […]

When: Monday and Tuesday 10am - 3pm

Date: 17th and 18th February 2020

Price: £50 +Bkg fee

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Translucent Juniors Contemporary 8-11yrs

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A fun session that will build skill in contemporary dance technique, choreography and performance. The young people will experience set exercises to develop technical skill as well as working with the teacher to create performance pieces. The class will be […]

When: Saturdays

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Price: £4

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Translucent Mini Movers 5-8yrs

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A fun, high-energy dance class which will develop both physical skills and confidence. The session will develop technical skills through set exercises and creativity through improvisation and play. The class will be led by a highly experienced, qualified dance teacher […]

When: Saturdays

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Price: £4

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Post 16 Art Club

With: Andrew Clacher or Kay Mullet

Exciting and challenging Art Club for young people aged between 16 and 25. The course will be project led with a variety of techniques introduced over the weeks including opportunities to experiment with ideas and grow your artistic talents. The […]

When: Saturdays, 12.30 - 2.30pm

Date: See term dates in full description.

Price: See Booking Page

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Junior Art Club 8-11yrs

With: Katie Holliday

An opportunity for junior artists for develop their exiting skills and confidence using a range of art materials techniques. Working on a focused project each term whilst applying individual style and creativity to create unique pieces. When: Saturdays 2.45pm – […]

When: Saturdays, 2.45pm – 3.45pm

Date: See term dates in full description.

Price: See Booking Page

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Art Club for Young People (11-16yrs)

With: Andrew Clacher/ Kay Mullett/Claire Hilton

Keen to improve your painting and drawing? A fun and structured way to learn drawing sills; have a go at everything from screen printing, to acrylic painting or marbling. When: Saturdays 10am – 12pm Date: 11th January – 15th February […]

When: Saturdays, 10:00am - 12pm

Date: See term dates in full description.

Price: See Booking Page

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Junior Art Club 5-7yrs

With: Katie Holliday

If you love arts and crafts, join us for an hour for painting, drawing, collage and 3-dimensional creations – using a whole range of materials to get creative and ultimately have some fun. When booking, please enter the child’s name […]

When: Saturdays 1.30pm -2.30pm

Date: See term dates in full description.

Price: See Booking Page

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Advanced Pottery for Young Potters

With: Kitty Cazes

A more structured course for confident young potters. A chance to learn about a variety of techniques, the science behind pottery and use the potters wheel. When: Saturday 11:15am – 12:15pm Date:11th January – 15th February 2019 (6 weeks) Price: […]

When: Saturdays, Morning Session - 10:00am –11:00am Afternoon Session - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Date: See term dates in full description.

Price: See Booking Page

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Pottery Club 4-11yrs

With: Kitty Cazes

Get messy and creative at the same time! For anyone who wants to have some fun with clay and gain confidence through creating pottery items while learning basic pottery techniques. When booking, please enter child’s name and age in the […]

When: Saturdays, Morning session - 11:15am - 12:15pm, Afternoon session - 12:30am - 1:30pm

Date: See term dates in full description.

Price: See Booking Page

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Home Educators Group – Mixed media for younger children

With: Kitty Cazes

Come and enjoy two hours of fun with painting, collage making and air drying clay! There will be set projects prepared for each session to investigate and learn different techniques and styles. When – Thursdays 1pm – 3pm Dates – […]

When: Thursdays 1pm - 3pm

Date: 30th January, 6th February, 13th February 2020

Price: £13.33 + bkg fee

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Home Educators Group – Slab built decorative boxes

With: Kay Mullett

A series of clay workshops using slab building to make lovely decorated boxes with a lid. Suitable for 9-14 year olds.

When: Thursdays 10.30 - 12.30pm

Date: 23rd April - 7th May 2020 (3 Weeks)

Price: £40 + bkg fee

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Home Educators Group – Abstract Organic Sculpture

With: Kitty Cazes

We will explore different materials (nylon, metal, gesso) and create abstract sculptures inspired by the art of Henry Moore You can book your place from the 20th February 2020. When :Thursdays 10.30 – 12.30pm Date:19th March – 26th March 2020 […]

When: Thursdays 10.30 - 12.30pm

Date: 19th March - 26th March

Price: £27 + Bkg fee

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Home Educators Group – Light as a Feather

With: Kitty Cazes

Have you ever wondered about the beauty and the fragility of a feather? How can we mirror that in the art we create? In this course we will fly to the land of imagination by drawing, stamping,  painting and pouring. […]

When: Thursdays 10.30 - 12.30pm

Date: 30th January - 13th February 2020

Price: £40 + bkg fee

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Home Educators Group – Papier -Mache Sculpting

With: Kitty Cazes

A fascinating course using papier-mâché as a medium for sculpting animal busts. You can book your place from the 28th May 2020. When :Thursdays 10.30 – 12.30pm Date:25th June – 16th July 2020 (4 weeks) Price: £53 +Bkg fee

When: Thursdays 10.30 - 12.30pm

Date: 25th June - 16th July 2020

Price: £53+ Bkg fee

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Home Educators Group – Victor Vasarely and the optical art.

With: Kitty Cazes

Let’s explore optical illusions in visual art! We will create our own masterpieces through exploring the works of Vasarely You can book your place from the 16th April 2020. When :Thursdays 10.30 – 12.30pm Date:14th May – 21st May 2020 […]

When: Thursdays 10.30 - 12.30pm

Date: 14th May - 21st May 2020

Price: £27 + Bkg fee

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Home Educators Group – Abstract collage inspired by Matisse

With: Kay Mullett

A series of workshops exploring collage making techniques with acrylic painting to produce a piece of art inspired by Matisse. You can book your place from the 7th May 2020.

When: Thursdays 10.30 - 12.30pm

Date: Date: 4th June - 18th June 2020 (3 weeks)

Price: £40 + bkg fee

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Home Educators Group – Casting with Clay and Plaster

With: Kay Mullett

A series of clay workshops learning how to use slip cast, make your own clay stamp and cast a piece of nature art in plaster. Suitable for 9-14 year olds. When: Thursdays 10.30 – 12.30pm Date: 9th January – 23rd […]

When: When: Thursdays 10.30 - 12.30pm

Date: Date: 9th January - 23rd January 2020 (3 weeks)

Price: £40 + bkg fee

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Home Educators Group – Introduction to Drawing and Manga

With: Kay Mullett

A series of drawing workshops looking at drawing the face and some Manga techniques. Suitable for 9-14 year olds. You can book your place from the 30th January 2020. When :Thursdays 10.30 – 12.30pm Date: 27th February – 12th March […]

When: Thursaadys 10.30 - 12.30pm

Date: 27th February - 12th March (3 weeks)

Price: £40 + bkg fee

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Translucent Ballet Technique 16+

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Ballet technique for those currently in or having completed professional dance training. You will experience barre and centre exercises focusing on improving posture and placement whilst developing strength and musicality. 7 weeks – £28 (£4 per session) Contact translucentdancecompany@gmail.com

When: Thursdays, 7.00pm-7.45pm

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Price: £4 per session

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Translucent Contemporary Technique 16+

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An advanced contemporary class specifically for those in or having completed professional dance training. This high energy class focuses on strength and agility through centre, floor and travelling sequences in a dynamic movement styles including Graham, Cunningham and Dynamic Release […]

When: Thursdays, 7.45pm - 8.45pm

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Price: £5 per session

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Translucent Youth Dance Company 11-21 Years

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In this session dancers experience what it is like to be part of a professional dance company. Working with industry professionals, classes will focus on developing contemporary dance technique and performance skills. You will work with company choreographers to create and learn dance works […]

When: Thursdays, 5pm-7pm

Date:

Price: £10 per session

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