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  • Paint Your Park: Spring Challenge & Summer Challenge Loading...
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    Paint Your Park: Spring Challenge & Summer Challenge

    Thursday 12 April - Tuesday 31 July

    Do you paint Landscapes for pleasure? Why not come and join us, use Highfields Park as inspiration.

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    Micro to Magnificent

    Friday 13 April

    Have a look at our Scaling the Sublime exhibition to see how contemporary artists interpret landscape, and then enjoy a hands-on geology session. Suitable for all.

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    Landscape Monoprints

    Sunday 29 April

    Inspired by our Scaling the Sublime exhibition, you will explore a range of visual possibilities and mark-making within the monoprinting process. 

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    Ceramics Evening Class

    Tuesday 01 May - Tuesday 22 May

    Katrin Moye specialises in contemporary decorated slipware and you are invited to join her for this popular four week course to learn about the process. 

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    Workshop: Storyboarding Picture Books

    Wednesday 09 May

    Author-illustrator Carol Adlam will take you through the building blocks of creating a picture book for children, focusing on storyboarding and producing thumbnail layouts for your work.

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    Autism Reimagined

    Thursday 24 May

    An exploration of how autistic people perceive, experience, and communicate differently, through art and drama. 

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    Expedition

    Wednesday 30 May

    Artists are often inspired by expeditions, investigative walks, or even Grand Tours. In these workshops with artist Gina Mollett, participants will be venturing out into the landscape of Highfields Park and University Park Campus to collect ideas and make observations.

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    CANCELLED: Scenic Screenprints

    Sunday 17 June

    In this workshop you will spend a day with Nichola Hingley creating stencil screenprints inspired by our Scaling the Sublime exhibition.

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    Lake Enders Public Sharing

    Wednesday 27 June

    Lake Enders is Lakeside’s theatre arts company for adults with learning difficulties and disabilities. Join us to watch their public sharing at the end of term.

  • Invisible Storytellers: the remarkable role of translators in British Children's Literature Loading...
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    Invisible Storytellers: the remarkable role of translators in British Children's Literature

    Thursday 05 July

    Gillian Lathey, Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Roehampton London, will introduce some of these invisible storytellers and pay homage to their neglected craft.

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    Ancient Craft: Stone Carving

    Saturday 07 July

    Join Alan Micklethwaite, former Head Carver of Lincoln Cathedral, to be introduced to the basic techniques, tools and principles of stone carving, and work to complete a decorative carved relief motif in stone. 

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    Hedge Portraits

    Saturday 28 July

    Using Claire Morris-Wright’s Hedge Project in the Wallner Gallery as a starting point, the artist and participants will explore the grounds in Highfields Park, gathering clippings and sourcematerial.