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Watercolours - Beginners & Intermediate - Summer School

This course will guide you through a series of practical watercolour techniques and exercises to give you a good grounding in this versatile medium.

01/08/2022 - Mon, Tue, Wed (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £128.00 - C01759-212204
05/09/2022 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £281.00 - C01759-222301
09/01/2023 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £306.00 - C01759-222302
17/04/2023 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £306.00 - C01759-222303

Wax Carving and Casting for Jewellery

Most jewellery casting today uses a variation on the lost wax method developed in ancient Egypt.

This Course will teach you how to model/carve and mould wax. The wax will then be cast into silver using the ‘Lost wax casting process’

During the day you will have a chance to cast silver using ‘Cuttlefish’ and ‘sand casting’. These cast elements could then be used on their own, or be used as an element on another piece of jewellery. (this can be discussed on day)

27/10/2022 - Thu (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £66.00 - C02024-222301
16/02/2023 - Thu (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £66.00 - C02024-222302
01/06/2023 - Thu (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £66.00 - C02024-222303

Ways into Creative Writing: Poems and Short Stories

This short 4-week course is an introduction to some of the important ingredients you need to create poems and short stories. We will explore where ideas come from and key tools and techniques that can help you write more effectively, such as structure, imagery and sound.

Each week you will be given writing exercises (sharing the results can be rewarding but it will always be optional!). You will also be encouraged to read other writers and poets to see how they do it.

* In Week 1 we will consider the power of poems and short stories and what they mean to us. We will also...

30/09/2022 - Fri (10:00-12:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 4 weeks - £72.00 - C02832-222301

Ways into Creative Writing: Poetry

This course is suitable anyone who would like to kickstart a creative journey into writing poetry and to explore the powerful role it can play in our lives. If you are already writing, these workshops may help you to take your work in new directions.

Throughout the five weeks you will be introduced to key elements, such as language and sound and form and structure. We will look at what poetry means to us and how reading the work of contemporary poets can help us write our own.

Each week you will produce a poem from an exercise, and in a supportive group setting we will...

12/01/2023 - Thu (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £89.00 - C02802-222301

Ways Into Creative Writing: Short Stories

In this short course you will learn how to turn on your creative brain and find ideas for stories, to evaluate and develop them. You?ll discover structuring techniques, look at voice, language and use of setting. By the end you will have planned a story and started to write it.

06/10/2022 - Thu (14:00-16:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C02792-222301
11/01/2023 - Wed (19:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C02792-222302
19/04/2023 - Wed (19:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C02792-222303

Web Design - Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills OCNLR

This is a hands-on, project-based course that will give you confidence with web design and web development while gaining employability skills. The course is suitable for those interested in working in web design, either full-time or as an additional source of income. The course has also been successfully completed by managers who work with, and need to communicate, with web designers.
The course consists of four interconnected modules which lead you through the process of building a series of websites of increasing complexity, the final one being a responsive website which is data...

21/02/2023 - Tue (09:30-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £370.00/FREE - B01254-222301

Web Design Intermediate - Wordpress

This second course in the WordPress series focuses on turning a blog into a fully fledged website. This course will help you create a cost effective website for business or personal use. No existing web design knowledge is required.

WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web, powering over 60 million websites worldwide. A "website in a box", it can be customised for almost any purpose through a wide variety of plugins and templates to create e-commerce sites, online galleries and much more.

WordPress is "open source" software, which means it is...

10/06/2023 - Sat (09:30-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 2 weeks - £78.00 - B00669-222303

Woodwork - Beginners/Improvers

This course will give students a thorough grounding in the practice and theory of woodwork, the emphasis being largely on practical work. The correct application and use of hand and power tools is covered in detail and students will be encouraged to design and make an original piece of work.

13/09/2022 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £331.00 - C00122-222301
10/01/2023 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £281.00 - C00122-222303
18/04/2023 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £306.00 - C00122-222305

Woodwork - Design & Make Wooden Furniture

This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to design and make original items of furniture. You will be given demonstrations on woodworking techniques and guidance on your own unique project.

17/09/2022 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £444.00 - C00882-222301
14/01/2023 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £281.00 - C00882-222302
22/04/2023 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £306.00 - C00882-222303

Woodwork - Intermediate / Advanced

This woodwork course is for you if you are a more experienced and confident student, to help you develop your own projects in class.

15/09/2022 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £331.00 - C02310-222301
12/01/2023 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £306.00 - C02310-222302
20/04/2023 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £306.00 - C02310-222303

Work in Adult Social Care (Introduction)

This two day course is suitable for those who are undecided about a career in Adult Care and want to find out more about the work and what is involved in caring for adults either in residential or domiciliary care.

28/09/2022 - Wed (09:30-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 1 weeks - £25.00/FREE - S01130-222301
08/02/2023 - Wed (09:30-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 1 weeks - £25.00/FREE - S01130-222302
10/05/2023 - Wed (09:30-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 1 weeks - £25.00/FREE - S01130-222303

Working with Others

26/01/2023 - Thu (16:00-18:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £0.00 - B01467-222302

Write a Flash Fiction Story in One Day

Very short fiction has come into its own in the age of the internet. Flash fiction is a wonderful art form, as well as being many writers? first foray into publication.
You will explore how to find ideas, to build a picture and create the all-important ending for your own mini-story. By the end of the day you will have written the first draft of a 500 word story.

12/11/2022 - Sat (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £49.00 - C02855-222301

Write a Sketch in One Day

You dont need an Oxbridge degree to write comedy. This course is suitable for anyone who has an itch to write comedy - those with no experience of comedy writing and those who want to reengage their skills. It will also appeal to creative writers who want to expand their range into humour or writing scripts.
In this one-day course you will learn some vital techniques:
mind mapping ideas;
turning the raw material into comedy nuggets;
and structuring it into a three-minute piece.
On the way you will study some classic clips. By the end of the day you will have...

08/10/2022 - Sat (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £52.00 - C02854-222301

Writing from Life

Do you have a story to tell? Do you want to explore your own personal narrative? Perhaps you want to narrate your own life experiences, record family history or explore self awareness through writing.

27/09/2022 - Tue (12:30-14:30) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £166.00 - C00831-222301
10/01/2023 - Tue (12:30-14:30) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £166.00 - C00831-222302
18/04/2023 - Tue (12:30-14:30) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £166.00 - C00831-222303

Writing Magazine Articles and Blogs

You will get direction for your freelance writing. You will learn the basics of freelance writing to enable you to begin planning, researching, writing and pitching articles to Editors at magazines and newspapers.

09/01/2023 - Mon (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - L00104-222302

Writing Poetry: Playing with Words and Form

Poetic forms are wonderful, playful tools and this creative workshop course will help you build words, sounds and shapes into the structure of traditional and more contemporary styles. From the small but intensely felt Haiku to the powerful repetition of the villanelle form, understanding and using form can help you turn your ideas into poems and enhance their meaning.
Over this 6-week course you will learn different technical frameworks and practice the challenges of rhythm, stanza and pattern.

Engaging with the rules can be demanding but it is also rewarding, fun and...

20/04/2023 - Thu (19:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £89.00 - C02803-222302

Yoga

You will learn basic steps leading to classical yoga postures. You can expect to enhance your flexibility, co-ordination and strength. You will improve your breathing through breath awareness and will learn relaxation techniques to promote and encourage inner harmony.

13/09/2022 - Tue (12:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 12 weeks - £88.00 - S00111-222304
22/09/2022 - Thu (12:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £88.00 - S00111-222301
10/01/2023 - Tue (12:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 12 weeks - £88.00 - S00111-222305
12/01/2023 - Thu (12:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £88.00 - S00111-222302
20/04/2023 - Thu (12:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £88.00 - S00111-222303
25/04/2023 - Tue (12:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 12 weeks - £88.00 - S00111-222306

Yoga for Mindfulness

A gentle Yoga course, to help stretch the body, improve the breathing and still the mind. It will aid stress relief and relaxation.

22/09/2022 - Thu (10:45-11:45) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £88.00 - S01000-222301
12/01/2023 - Thu (10:45-11:45) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £88.00 - S01000-222302
20/04/2023 - Thu (10:45-11:45) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £88.00 - S01000-222303

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