Saturday 22 September - IN CONVERSATION AND WORKSHOP EVENT - Join award-winning ceramicist Tessa Eastman for a special event. Tessa will talk about her recent work and upcoming exhibition at Aspex Gallery and lead a ceramic workshop looking at the iconic organic forms which feature prominently in her work - Talk: £10 at 11am -12noon - twenty places - Workshop: £62 (inc. materials) at 1- 4.30pm - ten places - Combined price of £67 if both the talk and workshop are booked.

Thursdays 22 & 29 November - FESTIVE PRINTMAKING TWO-DAY SHORT COURSE With Mary Dalton - Get ready for Christmas! Mary will teach a variety of print techniques and you’ll be able to create a collection of printed cards, wrapping and paper craft decorations - £150 (inc. materials)10am-3pm - twelve places

Starting w/c Monday 17,  Tuesday 18 and  Thursday 20 September - TEN WEEK SILVER JEWELLERY COURSES - with Sharon Justice / Sarah Macrae - Our on-going jewellery courses are open to all levels of abilities and participants can pursue their own design projects. £133 (exc. materials) 7-9pm - ten places

Thursdays 20, 27 September, 4, 11, 18 October and 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 November - FIVE-WEEK CERAMIC COURSES - With Peter Levy & Val Stacey - These back-to-back ceramic courses give you the choice to sign up for five or ten weeks. The first five weeks will use nature as inspiration to create sculpted ceramic forms exploring various techniques and glazes.  The second five weeks will continue with the theme but will focus on slab building & throwing whilst exploring the decorated surface - five week course - £147, ten week course  - £250  (inc. materials and firings) - 7-9pm - twelve places

Mondays 17, 24 September, 1, 8, 15 October - FIVE-WEEK EXPLORATION OF TEXTILES - With Hilary Charlesworth - Explore a different textile technique each week including Kumihimo (Japanese braid making), Locker Hooking, Wet and Dry felting and making a wool wrapped coil pot! £147 (inc. materials)| - 10am-12noon - twelve places

FIVE-WEEK SEW INSPIRING COURSE - Thursday 11, 18 October, 1, 8, 15 November - With Vicki Brown - Inspired by the return of the Great British Sewing Bee, learn how to make something you want to wear using paper patterns and material you love! £99 (exc. materials) - 10am-12noon - eight places

ADULT SATURDAY WORKSHOPS - Saturday 13 October - WHITE GOLD EGLOMISÉ GILDED MIRROR With Richard Walker - Learn how to transform a large mirror using Eglomisé, a form of glass gilding. Various decorative effects will be used to create a beautiful unique item for your home. - £76.50 (inc. materials) -10am-3pm eight places

Saturday 13 October - SILVER CHARM BANGLE - with Emma Burfoot - Learn how to solder, pierce and polish! Design and create a beautiful silver bangle adorned with a charm, which is hand pierced out of sheet metal - £76.50 (inc. materials)10am-3pm - ten places

Saturday 27 October - FUSED GLASS BOWLS - with Kate O’Connell - Learn how to cut, layer and design a beautiful piece of glass, which will then be fired and fuse together and then slumped into a bowl form. - £80 (inc. materials and firings) 10am-3pm - twelve places

Saturday 24 November - PRINTED TEXTILES - with Kathryn Green - Explore a variety of printmaking and mark making techniques. Work towards a unique printed scarf or a length of material, perfect for transforming into a cushion cover or tote bag! £76.50 (inc. materials) - 10am-3pm - twelve places

Saturday 27 October - CASTING FOR JEWELLERY - with Sarah Macrae - In this introductory session participants will learn the basic principles of cuttlefish casting, how to create a mould, which will then be used to create a pewter casting. - £41 (inc. materials) - 10am-12noon - ten places

Saturday 24 November - CROCHET INTRODUCTION - with Melanie McDowell - Perfect for beginners! Discover different yarns and types of hooks available before learning everything you need to know to start your own projects at home. - £41 (inc. materials) - 10am-12noon - ten places

Saturday 15 December - STRINGING BEADS - with Sarah Macrae - Learn the art form of stringing beads for jewellery. Bring along your own glass beads/stones/pearls to work with or use plastic beads provided - £41(inc. materials) - 10am-12noon - ten places

Saturday 15 December - FESTIVE PENDANT - with Emma Burfoot - Create a large festive decoration or a collection of smaller charms. Utilise a range of techniques including piercing, texturing, hammering and stamping. - £41 (inc. materials) - 1.30pm-3.30pm - ten places

Tuesdays 18, 25 September, 2, 9, 16, 30 October, 6, 13, 27 November
NINE-WEEK YOUNG DESIGNERS - with Ami Hyde - Cover a variety of creative projects including illustration, accessories, design, construction & customisation. Work towards an end of term show in July 2019. £83 - 5.30-7pm - twelve places - 11-16yrs
Four subsidised places are available to Leigh Park young people in receipt of free school meals. Parental contribution £33.20, the remaining 60% has kindly been covered by The Arts Society Portsdown.

Monday 22 October - WORKSHOPS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE HALLOWEEN CERAMICS - with Peter Levy - Get ready for Halloween in this fun half-term workshop.  Learn how to make a hollow ceramic pumpkin and other spooky sculptures - £18.50 - 10am-3pm - twelve places - 7yrs+

Thursday 25 October - WILLOW FLOWERS - with Jacqueline Rolls -  Learn how to transform willow into a beautiful flower for your garden or home. Children will make a flower assisted by their parent/s. £20.50 child/adults Free -10am-1pm - eighteen places in total. (Max two children: one adult) 5yrs+

Saturday 15 December - FESTIVE PAINTED PAPERCRAFT - With Ami Hyde - Get ready for Christmas in this fun crafty workshop. Work together as a family to design and make your own festive cards, wrapping paper, gift tags and decorations! £20.50 child/adults Free - 10am-1pm - eighteen places in total. (Max two children: one adult) 5yrs+

More information on all courses and online booking available on the Making Space website or by getting in touch.
makingspace.org/courses - 023 9247 2491 admin@makingspace.org Making Space, 2 Bishopstoke Road, Leigh Park, Havant, PO9 5BN

Posted on Wed, 15/08/2018 - 08:20