Arts

Course List

  • Basic Pottery – Beginners 2

    For those with a basic understanding of creating straightforward pottery objects, we will aim, over five weeks, to gain confidence...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Tuesday 8 November 2022
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  • Basic Sewing – Beginners 2

    Have you completed the New to Sewing course, or are you a beginner sewer, having made simple items, wishing to...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Tuesday 8 November OR Wednesday 9 November 2022
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  • Basic Throwing on a Pottery Wheel – Beginners 2

    For those with a basic knowledge of throwing who can understand how to centre clay and wish to progress to...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Thursday 10 November 2022
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  • Ceramic Poppy Brooches Workshop

    The aim is to explore how to make your own remembrance poppy brooch which you will be able to use...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2.5 hours
    Start Date: Tuesday 1 November 2022
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  • Ceramics Advanced

    This course is intended to encourage the development of design skills through practical project planning and production. Learners continue to...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 10 weeks
    Start Date: Monday 19 September 2022
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  • Ceramics Master Class

    This course is designed to encourage the development of design skills through practical project planning and production. You will continue...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 10 weeks
    Start Date: Tuesday 20 September 2022
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  • Christmas Sewing Workshop

    Join us in preparing for the festivities by getting ahead in making a Christmas inspired patchwork stocking to decorate your...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2 hours
    Start Date: Monday 12 September OR Tuesday 1 November 2022
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  • Diwali Lamp Workshop

    The aim is to create a Diwali lamp using clay that can be used in celebration of the Festival of...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2.5 hours
    Start Date: Tuesday 13 September 2022
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  • Family Pottery for Home Schoolers

    This family orientated pottery course will run for ten weeks and is designed to offer the opportunity to learn new...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 10 weeks
    Start Date: Wednesday 21 September 2022
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  • Festive Centre Pieces Workshop

    The aim of this workshop is to use a range of mixed medias, using hot glue, dried natural materials, recycled...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2 hours
    Start Date: Tuesday 13 December 2022
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  • Further Your Pottery Skills – Intermediate 2

    This course is for those with a sound knowledge in the subject who can complete tasks with only limited support...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Wednesday 9 November 2022
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  • Further your Sewing Skills – Intermediate 2

    Have you completed the Improve your Sewing Skills course we offer,  or are you a keen sewer, having made some...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Tuesday 8 November OR Wednesday 9 November 2022
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  • Further Your Throwing Skills – Intermediate 2

    This course is for those with a good knowledge in the subject who can complete tasks with only limited support...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Thursday 10 November 2022
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  • Halloween Sugar Skulls Workshop

    Slow and relaxed is the aim of this workshop!  Sewing by hand helps reduce stress and anxiety and is a...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2 hours
    Start Date: Tuesday 13 September 2022
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  • Improve Your Pottery Skills – Intermediate 1

    This course is for those with a solid basic knowledge who feel confident in completing multi step tasks and activities....
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Wednesday 21 September 2022
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  • Improve your Sewing Skills – Intermediate 1

    Have you completed the three beginners sewing courses we offer? Or are you a sewer, having made some textile items...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Tuesday 20 September OR Wednesday 21 September 2022
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  • Improve Your Throwing Skills – Intermediate 1

    This course is for those with a good basic knowledge, who feel confident in completing multi-step tasks and activities on...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Thursday 22 September 2022
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  • Increase Your Basic Pottery Skills – Induction

    This course is for you if you have increased basic knowledge and are intending to work more independently. We will...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2 hours
    Start Date: Tuesday 13 December 2022
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  • Increase your Basic Throwing Skills – Induction

    For those with increased basic knowledge of throwing who are intending to work more independently to create taller vessels and...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2.5 hours
    Start Date: Thursday 15 December 2022
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  • NCFE Level 2 Award in Creative Ceramics

    If you would like to advance your practical skills in Pottery, Ceramics and Mixed Media, then the Level 2 Award...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 35 weeks
    Start Date: Tuesday 13 September 2022
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  • NCFE Level 2 Award in Textiles

    If you would like to advance your practical skills in fashion design and construction, then the Level 2 Award in...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 35 weeks (plus 30 hours of self-study)
    Start Date: Tuesday 13 September 2022
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  • New to Pottery – Beginners 1

    For those with no experience in the subject, or very basic knowledge, we aim to help you gain confidence by...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Tuesday 20 September 2022
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  • New to Sewing – Beginners 1

    Are you a total beginner who has never picked up a needle, fabric or pins? Would you like to learn...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Tuesday 20 September OR Wednesday 21 September 2022
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  • New to Throwing on a Pottery Wheel – Beginners 1

    For those with no experience in the subject, or very basic knowledge, over the course of five weeks we aim...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Wednesday 21 September OR Thursday 22 September 2022
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  • Overlocker Skills Workshop

    An overlock is a stitch that sews over the edge of one or two pieces of material and can be...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2 hours
    Start Date: Tuesday 13 September OR Tuesday 13 December 2022
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  • Patchwork and Quilting Workshop

    Patchwork and Quilting is a great way of recycling and reusing old clothes and household textiles and turning them in...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 1 day
    Start Date: Monday 31 October 2022
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  • Pattern Drafting Workshop

    This full day workshop will give you the skills and knowledge to make your own patterns. We’ll start the day...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 1 day
    Start Date: Monday 12 September 2022
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  • Poppy and Wreath Making Workshop

    Making wreaths for your home is a simple and effective way to celebrate seasons and holidays. This session will focus...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2 hours
    Start Date: Monday 31 October 2022
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  • Pottery Throw Down Workshop

    The aim of this workshop is to gain confidence by learning how to centre clay on the wheel, make small...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 1 day
    Start Date: Monday 12 December 2022
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  • Progress Your Pottery Skills – Induction

    If you have a good knowledge in the subject and wish to use your creative skills for personal development and...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2 hours
    Start Date: Wednesday 14 December 2022
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  • Progress Your Throwing Skills – Induction

    If you have a good knowledge in the subject and wish to use your creative skills for personal development and...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2.5 hours
    Start Date: Thursday 15 December 2022
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  • Pumpkin Party Workshop

    The aim is to hand build ceramic pumpkin lanterns using stoneware clay. We will also create pumpkin tea light holders...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 1 day
    Start Date: Monday 31 October 2022
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  • Raku Day Workshop

    The aim is to gain confidence by having an opportunity to learn how to fire and load Raku Kilns, apply...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 1 day
    Start Date: Monday 12 September 2022
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  • Reusable Christmas Wrapping Workshop

    Are you fed up with buying expensive wrapping paper and frustrated at the waste it generates each year? Making your...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2 hours
    Start Date: Monday 12 December 2022
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  • Sewing – Mixed Ability

    To enable both beginner sewists, and those with more experience, to develop their knowledge and understanding of sewing techniques and...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 10 weeks
    Start Date: Monday 19 September 2022
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  • The Great Avenues Transformation Sewing Challenge

    Did the Great British Sewing Bee inspire you? Why not join us for our very own Transformation Challenge. We will...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 3 hours
    Start Date: Monday 12 December 2022
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  • Working with Commercial Patterns Workshop

    Understanding patterns can sometimes be confusing and frustrating. This workshop will teach you the basics of pattern information, symbols, markings,...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2 hours
    Start Date: Tuesday 1 November 2022
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