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.
Join Tanya Bentham from Threads in Time and learn the techniques of medieval embroidery using authentic naturally dyed threads.
Carve and sculpt fruits and vegetables to create your own edible superfood heroes, then see if they can power an LED light.
In this workshop you’ll be able to draw to noisy rhythmic music, alongside some very peaceful and sotto voce mark-making.
See the night sky and navigate through the constellations inside the wonderful world of Inflativerse, the University of Nottingham’s inflatable planetarium.
Let your imagination go wild and create your own craft creatures inspired by the parkland around Lakeside.
Join Photographer Jon Legge to explore Highfields Park and University Park Campus.
Join us to learn about various approaches including stencilling and colour blending, and then mass produce your own creations.
Follow in the footsteps of the craft makers of the past to make a coil pot or pinch pot.
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.
Come along and create mini beast hotels, to encourage the wildlife into Highfields Park. Wear old clothes as it can get messy.
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.