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17 events
  • Art Investigator Max Loading...
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    Art Investigator Max

    Saturday 01 December - Saturday 30 March

    Creative Saturday afternoons at Djanogly Gallery. Whatever your age or ability  come along to AIM as an Art Investigator to enjoy the exhibitions and take part in related arts and crafts activities led by University of Nottingham students.

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    Paint Your Park: Winter Challenge

    Thursday 24 January

    Do you paint for pleasure? Why not come and join us and use Highfields Park as inspiration to create a piece of art.

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    Mixed Media Wallpaper

    Sunday 27 January

    Join Debbie Bryan to see demonstrations of papercutting, printing, pencil transfer and gilding.

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    Big Birdwatch

    Monday 28 January

    Big Birdwatch is the world’s biggest bird survey, providing us with a vital snapshot of the UK’s birds each winter. 

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    Medieval Embroidery

    Saturday 16 February - Saturday 06 April

    Join Tanya Bentham from Threads in Time and learn the techniques of medieval embroidery using authentic naturally dyed threads. 

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    Super Food Super Heroes?

    Tuesday 19 February

    Carve and sculpt fruits and vegetables to create your own edible superfood heroes, then see if they can power an LED light.

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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. 

  • Monoprints for Beginners Loading...
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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.