Friday, 22 November 2013

New Courses for 2014

 Arts on Prescription are back with
new courses as well as old favourites starting in the New Year!

Here is the full list of all the courses we are running in the New Year from January 2014 to July 2014. If you want to do one of these just get in touch:
Call: 01282 661784
Text: 07815 962 190
All our courses are suitable for complete beginners and open to people who haven’t already been on an Arts on Prescription course before.
At the moment you can only come along and do a course once, so you need to choose the one which suits you best. If you need any help just call, text or email us.

Creative Journaling

12 week course

This course uses a mix of creative writing and art techniques to make your own very personal and visually pleasing book.
You will learn basic bookbinding techniques, how to distress and alter images, how to sew photographs into pages and creative lettering.
This journal will be your own project and you can choose to make a photo-journal or a book of poems or even a collection of favourite stories.

Tutor: Karen Alderson
Venue: Burnley Tennis Club
Start Date: 14/01/14
Times: Tuesdays, 09:30 – 12pm
End Date: 01/04/2014
Address: 30 Lower Ridge Close, Burnley, BB10 4BW

Creative Cookery  - Around the world in 10 dishes

10 week course

Ever fancied yourself as the next Nigella or Jamie Oliver, but never had the chance to learn how to cook dishes from around the world?
Or maybe you feel as though your cookery skills could be improved upon, but don’t know where to begin?
Then this is the course for you, you will be taken on a journey around the world learning how to cook popular one pot dishes from scratch with the help of a cookery tutor.
What’s more, you can then take the meal home and enjoy a scrumptious tea!

Tutor: Jayne Theaker
Venue: The Family Tree Children’s Centre
Start Date: 17/01/14
Times: Fridays, 09:30 – 12:30pm
End Date: 28/03/2014
Address: Tunstill Square, Brierfield, BB9 5SN

Creative Photography  - Making Pictures with a Camera

12 week course

Explore how we see the world around us; look at the ordinary in new ways.
You can use your Smartphone (if you have one) or our film cameras and you will even get the chance to learn how to develop your own black and white film – no darkroom needed!
Then make your images into books, posters, cards, blogs or whatever you like.

Tutor: Anita Burrows
Venue: The Ace Centre
Start Date: 30/01/2014
Times: Thursdays, 1pm – 3:30pm
End Date: 08/05/2014
Address: Cross Street, Nelson, BB9 7NH

Exploring Arts and Crafts

12 week course

Tutors: Karen Alderson, Anita Burrows, Beverley Chapelhow and Karen Redmayne

This course is designed to let you try a bit of everything on offer through Arts on Prescription. It’s ideal if you have read this brochure and wanted to try every single course. You will cover glassmaking, printing, sculpting and textiles and each topic is taught by an expert.
You will be taught by 4 different tutors over the 12 week course.
During the other sessions you will get to try making paper, printing using a printing press, creating patterns, making felted jewellery, wire and plastic bead making, appliqué, transfers onto fabric and other sewing techniques, card making, basic bookbinding and using simple glassmaking techniques to make key-rings and coasters.
This course is suitable for complete beginners and we recommend this course if you are unsure which course suits you.

Running in Whalley:
Venue: Whalley Village Hall
Start Date: 21/01/14
Times: Tuesdays, 1pm – 3:30pm
End Date: 29/04/2014
Address: Accrington Road, Whalley, BB7 9TD

Running in Pendle:
Venue: The Ace Centre
Start Date: 04/03/2014
Times: Tuesdays, 1pm – 3:30pm
End Date: 10/06/2014
Address: Cross Street, Nelson, BB9 7NH

Running in Burnley:
Venue: Burnley Tennis Club
Start Date: 18/03/2014
Times: Tuesdays, 1pm – 3:30pm
End Date: 24/06/2014
Address: 30 Lower Ridge Close, Burnley, BB10 4BW

Fused Glass

12 week course

You will learn how to design, cut and make fused glass key rings, coasters and bowls.
You will learn various glass techniques such as painting on glass and produce high quality work.
Your pieces will be fired after each session and returned.
This course is suitable for complete beginners but book fast, our glass courses are incredibly popular and fill up quickly.
Maybe we are all a bit like magpies and just like shiny things!

Tutor: Karen Redmayne
Venue: Clitheroe Fire Station
Start Date: 13/03/14
Times: Thursdays, 12:30am - 3pm
End Date: 19/06/14
Address: Princess Avenue, Clitheroe, BB7 2AL

If you have any friends or family members who haven't been on an Arts on Prescription course, but you think they would benefit from coming on one, please let them know about us. We really want to help as many people as we can.

Anyone who is interested in booking on a course, or has any questions, contact

Best wishes!

Carmela & Kirsty

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