These workshops are designed specifically for those who are attending high school, and love the arts. Whether it’s painting and drawing, design, media, or music, these workshops aim to provide a creative outlet for young people during the summer holidays. Working alongside our expert teaching staff and accessing our specialist resources: each workshop provides an opportunity to learn new skills and make like-minded friends.

Please note there are sperate offers for years 7 to 9, and 10 to 11. View our Creative Summer Workshops for years 10 to 11 here.

There will be a variety of workshops to choose from for each day. The day will be split in to a morning and afternoon session.

Time:
9.30am – 3pm

Cost:
£25 per day

Venue:
Folly Lane Campus

Paper Stencil Screen Printing with Amy Pegler

We will be hand cutting our own designs into stencils, we will then be printing them onto fabrics. Do bring a t-shirt if you would like to print on your own top.

Digital Photography with Matt Davies       

Learn the fundamentals of digital photography using a DSLR and some fun with studio portraiture using off-camera flash.

Teenage Kicks- Music performance with Phil Wyard

Whether you are a solo artist, a duo, or a band. Whether you play folk, rap, r’n’b, alternative or heavy metal. Whether you sing, play the drums, guitar or keyboards this workshop will focus on teaching techniques and skills that will enhance stage performance. If you’ve never performed in front of an audience before, or have some experience of playing live, the day will incorporate influences from all genres to maximise confidence, self esteem and stage craft. The aim for the day, is to get one song completed and then performed in front of your contemporaries.

 

 

Rock Workshop with Pete Thorogood

Learn & perform songs as part of an ensemble

Paper Stencil Screen Printing with Amy Pegler

We will be hand cutting our own designs into stencils, we will then be printing them onto fabrics. Do bring a t-shirt if you would like to print on your own top.

Learn to make a Box Bottomed bag with Sally Kingston

Learn to use a sewing machine and make a box bottomed lined bag. If time allows, add appliqué to your bag.

 

Digital Photography with Matt Davies       

Learn the fundamentals of digital photography using a DSLR and some fun with studio portraiture using off-camera flash.

Paper Stencil Screen Printing with Amy Pegler

We will be hand cutting our own designs into stencils, we will then be printing them onto fabrics. Do bring a t-shirt if you would like to print on your own top.

Textiles: Fusing/Embossing/Melting with the Heatpress with John Sanders

By exploring unconventional materials that are first collaged and then fused / embossed / melted via a heat press, you will be able to develop a collection of samples that will challenge the preconceived idea of what textile is and what it can be. This workshop will help develop design ideas and push design aesthetics to another level. Please feel free to bring some reference material/inspiration images from which you might like to work.

Digital Photography with Matt Davies       

Learn the fundamentals of digital photography using a DSLR and some fun with studio portraiture using off-camera flash.

Paper Stencil Screen Printing with Amy Pegler

We will be hand cutting our own designs into stencils, we will then be printing them onto fabrics. Do bring a t-shirt if you would like to print on your own top.

Rock Workshop with Pete Thorogood

Learn & perform songs as part of an ensemble.

Paper Stencil Screen Printing with Amy Pegler

We will be hand cutting our own designs into stencils, we will then be printing them onto fabrics. Do bring a t-shirt if you would like to print on your own top.

Jewellery Making- Learn the basics of Silversmithing with Nicola Lillie

An introduction to jewellery making, having a go at different samples with the aim of making a final set of earrings!

Textiles: Fusing/Embossing/Melting with the Heatpress with John Sanders

By exploring unconventional materials that are first collaged and then fused / embossed / melted via a heat press, you will be able to develop a collection of samples that will challenge the preconceived idea of what textile is and what it can be. This workshop will help develop design ideas and push design aesthetics to another level. Please feel free to bring some reference material/inspiration images from which you might like to work.

Paper Stencil Screen Printing with Amy Pegler

We will be hand cutting our own designs into stencils, we will then be printing them onto fabrics. Do bring a t-shirt if you would like to print on your own top.

Textiles: Fusing/Embossing/Melting with the Heatpress with John Sanders

By exploring unconventional materials that are first collaged and then fused / embossed / melted via a heat press, you will be able to develop a collection of samples that will challenge the preconceived idea of what textile is and what it can be. This workshop will help develop design ideas and push design aesthetics to another level. Please feel free to bring some reference material/inspiration images from which you might like to work.