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23 events
  • Drawing Energy Loading...
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    Drawing Energy

    Tuesday 19 February

    In this workshop you’ll be able to draw to noisy rhythmic music, alongside some very peaceful and sotto voce mark-making.

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    Out of this World

    Wednesday 20 February

    See the night sky and navigate through the constellations inside the wonderful world of Inflativerse, the University of Nottingham’s inflatable planetarium.

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    Create Your Own Woodland Creature

    Thursday 21 February

    Let your imagination go wild and create your own craft creatures inspired by the parkland around Lakeside.

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    Campus Photography

    Thursday 21 February

    Join Photographer Jon Legge to explore Highfields Park and University Park Campus. 

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    Monoprints for Beginners

    Friday 22 February

    Join us to learn about various approaches including stencilling and colour blending, and then mass produce your own creations.

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    Pottery Making

    Friday 22 February

    Follow in the footsteps of the craft makers of the past to make a coil pot or pinch pot. 

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    Ancient Craft: Relief Wood Carving

    Saturday 23 February

    With gouge, chisel and mallet in hand you’ll learn the art of traditional relief wood carving with local maker Martin Sommerville (By Our Hands), and at the end of the day take away your own tactile piece of artwork.

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    World Wildlife Day

    Sunday 03 March

    Come along and create mini beast hotels, to encourage the wildlife into Highfields Park. Wear old clothes as it can get messy.

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    Constructed Drypoints

    Sunday 03 March

    Using the intaglio drypoint technique to create shape, line and form structurally, you will draw your image onto acetate, then ink and print using a press. 

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    British Science Week

    Saturday 16 March

    Take part in an exciting journey of discovery on this science-themed morning! Part of the British Science Week, running between 8-17 March.

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    Experimental Photography

    Sunday 24 March

    Taking inspiration from the Homage to Bauhaus exhibition, this workshop offers participants the chance to be playful with photograms and explore the styles of experimental photography pioneered by Schad, Moholy-Nagy and Schwitters.