Course Overview

Choose to come along for one or two days and work alongside our expert teaching staff and access our specialist resources!


Tuesday 20th February 

Animate! Make a Film 
Jump into the magical world of stop-frame animation in this fun taster workshop!  Find out how to use professional animation equipment with all the tricks of the trade.  You will write, create a storyboard and animate a short film, and finally create a sound track with sound effects – all in the same day! 

Learn to Sew 
Explore the creative world of sewing, learning techniques such as hand embroidery and how to use a sewing machine. Create a picture collage from scraps of fabric, ribbon, lace and buttons. Take your finished masterpiece home and put it in a frame or attach it to your favourite bag.

Fantasy Make Up 
Be a theatrical make-up artist for the day – learn the art, techniques, secrets and tips using the professional materials for the stage and screen.  You will have great fun creating some amazing visual effects; from zombie make-up to gruesome wounds!

Lights, Camera, Action!
Join us in front, or behind of the camera to explore acting for TV. You will create story boards, work from scripts & add lights to create atmosphere and drama.

Drawing Character Creations 
Learn how to draw fictional characters you have created yourself! Starting with a story of who they are, where they are and what they like to do, you will experiment with collage to change your characters features, finishing by drawing or tracing them onto your own character sheet.


Wednesday 21st February 

Learn to be a Potter 
Get messy with clay!  Be a potter for the day and learn the techniques and skills needed to design and create your very own piece of pottery.   Experiment with different applications and pick up professional tips.

Digital Studio Photography
This workshop explores the creative possibilities of digital studio photography. Many different special effects can be achieved using a range of techniques such as multiple exposures, strobe flash and painting with light.

Painting Fantasy Landscapes 
A twist on traditional landscape painting – explore the principles of mixing colours and the basics of a landscape image and styles before designing fantasy landscapes ranging from space to below the ocean!

3D Workshop – Make & Create
Get creative in the 3D workshop and make something amazing. This workshop combines all the elements of design, processing and making, using 21st Century technology.

DIY Printmaking
In this workshop you will have a go at a creating your own lithographic print using just a sheet of tin foil a pencil and some cola! its a great mix of chemistry and creativity that you can then do at home.


Please note the deadline for enrolments is Friday 9th February 2018


Equipment is supplied. Please wear workshop suitable clothing and closed toe shoes.
Please note the Spring Workshops terms and conditions below.
You must complete and return the booking form together with payment.

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Entry Requirements

For children aged 11 -16 at secondary school


Please bring a packed lunch, snacks and drinks are available.