Course Overview

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


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.

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 second session running on Thursday 27th July 2017, students must enrol on both sessions. 


Digital Photography

If you love photography or want to find out more about how to make the best of your digital images – this is the workshop for you.  Our specialist tutors will be on hand to guide you through all the tricks of the trade so you can turn your images into great photographs!

Urban Art 

Inspired by popular music culture, explore the transient urban art of street artists – experience the urgency of creating authentic individual and group examples of stencilled urban art using a variety of media.


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.

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.

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!  All abilities welcome.  Feel free to bring your own instrument if you have one.


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