In October, our activities concentrate at weekends and during half term. See below for detail links to the specific workshop/activity
Sat 1st October – Funky Felt and Leaves with Wendy Lloyd
8th October – Art Shed with Rachel Cheer
9th October – Poetry Gathering with Donna Lewis
23rd October – Apple Pressing day with Claire Struthers-Semple
24th October – Decopatch with Helen Mortimer
25th October – Arty Science with Donna Lewis
27th and 28th October – Halloween special with Kayleigh Eve
29th October – Bookbinding with Donna Lewis
30th October – Silk painting with Sarah Moorcroft
Two days of Horrifying Halloween Activities and Freaky Festive Fun on 27th and 28th October 2016 with Kayleigh Eve
Dust off your brooms, don’t wash your hair and grab your cat to join the spooky, ghastly and devilish volunteers running this event, this October half term!!
This event will take place over 2 days, with 2 sessions per day.
* Petrified Pebble Painting
* Scary Mask Making
* Putrid Pumpkin Carving
* Mummy Wrapping (make sure you bring your mum)
* Haunted Maze
* Spine-Chilling Stories
* Ooozing Donut Bobbing
~ Cost: £6 per child
~ Age: All ages (all children must be supervised)
~ Session Times: 10am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm
~ Maximum 20 children per session
~ Halloween Treats will be on sale
~ Face Painting by Sunny Faces
For more information and to book your place (early to avoid disappointment), please email: email@example.com
Please let us know you are coming on our Facebook Event.
On 23rd October, from 10 am to 3pm everything is going to be very “appley”!
This is a Fundraising event for City Arts to help us raise funds for the renovation of the Wesleyan Methodist chapel that we have our base on.
Come and help us create some City Arts apple juice for a day and experience all thing appley!
Bring us your unwanted apples and get a discount token (dependent on weight of apples donated).
Chop and press some apples into juice on the day.
The bulk of the collected apples will be pressed and bottled locally and will be on sale at City Arts for £2.50.
On the day, tea, coffee and apple-based goodies will be on sale…
*Tell us you are coming: email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Venue: 10 Hampton Road, Newbury, RG14 6DB
Saturday 8th October, 10am – 12pm
**The Art Shed is for Everyone**
The Aim of the Morning is to:
~ Introduce Youngsters to Art
~ Get Creative and have Fun with Your Kids
~ Expand on Existing Skills & Build Confidence
*During the session, children will have the opportunity to:
~ Draw & Colour
~ Chalk the Wall
~ Make Posters
~ Create a Junk-Art Masterpiece
So, make sure you all **Dress for Mess**
~ Age: All Ages
~ Cost: £1 (on the door)
~ Refreshments: £1
~ Dop-in Event (no booking required)
**PLEASE NOTE: You Must Supervise Your Children, At All Times, During the Event**
Sunday 9th October, 2pm – 3pm
City Arts is hosting its Free Poetry Gathering…
This is a very informal, friendly gathering, for people who enjoy poetry in all its forms. There isn’t a strict format to the event – participants may share their own poetry, or the work of a known poet, or simply listen to the readings and join in the discussions
~ Cost: Free
~ Age: Adults (younger people will be considered, based on experience)
*For more information, please email: email@example.com
Coming October Half Term, Tuesday 25th October, 10am – 12pm
Do you have a budding scientist who likes to experiment?
Here at City Arts we like to explore creativity, in all its forms!
Well, this October Half Term Workshop, with Donna Lewis, will be packed with experiments all related to the theme of Art & Science. The experiments will be full of light, colour and mess!!
Children will be experimenting with fire, foam and lots of other materials – learning about science and the part it plays in art. So, bring along your safety goggles, tie your hair back and no baggy clothes!!
~ Age: Adults, Teens & Kids 8yrs+ (with Adult)
~ Cost: £12.50 each
*Please bring your own Safety Goggles!
*Booking Your Place, email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 29th October, 10am – 3pm
This workshop, with Donna Lewis, is an introduction to the Screw-post Book-binding technique.
This workshop is for all abilities; you will be working at your own pace and receive the guidance you need to produce a successful book.
During the workshop, you will be given a demonstration of the technique, the tools you will be using and the different papers that you will be working with.
You will then design and construct your own Screw-post Book.
~ Age: Adults & Teens 13+
~ Cost: £35 (all materials included)
*If possible: you will need to bring your own Awl or Screw Punch – these can be picked up online or in a diy/ craft store…
For more information and to book your place, please email: email@example.com