Course Overview

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

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! The finished films will be available to watch online at the end of the day. Please note: This is a two day workshop, with the first session commencing on Wednesday 26th July 2017, students must enrol on both sessions. 


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.

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!

Drawing & Print 

Try something new and explore the fascinating world of printmaking using lino and collagraph printing.  You will learn about these timeless techniques and use them to to turn your drawings into contemporary and original prints ready to frame or display.

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!

Music Jamming Session 

Form a band, learn instruments including guitar, drums, bass and vocals – write songs, rehearse and play a gig – all in one day!  Feel free to bring your own instrument if you have one. All abilities welcome.

Musical Theatre Bootcamp
Do you love drama, dancing and singing and enjoy being on the stage? Maybe you are thinking of studying or working in the performing arts after school. Or maybe you just have a passion for it. This 3 day course will help you to learn techniques in singing, dancing and acting as you work towards an open performance of a mini musical on the final afternoon.
Please note: This is a 3 day workshop, students must enrol on all 3 sessions (25th, 26th & 27th July). Please wear lose clothes you can move in and dance pumps or trainers. If you already do dance please bring in dance shoes e.g. tap.


Please note the deadline for enrolments is Friday 14th July  2017


Equipment is supplied. Please wear workshop suitable clothing and closed toe shoes.
Please note the Summer 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