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  1. Sculpture: inspired by Giacometti
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 29 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Martin Hanson
    A bronze by Swiss sculptor Giacometti recently sold at auction for £65,000,000. Create your own by researching



    materials, building an armature, sculpting directly in plaster and colour your sculpture to a realistic bronze finish. All



    abilities welcome.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
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  2. WordPress: introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 29 Jan 2023 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Julian Holden
    Learn the essential skills required to create a website and/or blog using the world's most popular content management system - WordPress.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    92% of 100
  3. Developing photography skills
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 12 Mar 2023 (and 6 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Photography Studio

    Tutors:  Michael Harding
    Already know the basics of photography but want to take things further? Refresh your knowledge, learn more advanced skills and develop your creative ideas, with an established professional photographer on hand for technical guidance and creative inspiration.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
  4. Assertiveness
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 15 Jan 2023 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Debora Collister
    Would you like to be more assertive? Develop the skill of communicating effectively and on equal terms with others in these practical workshops designed to help you gain self esteem and confidence.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
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  5. Anatomy and physiology: workshop
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 28 May 2023 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Doe Warnes
    Ever wondered what your insides look like? This fascinating class offers an understanding of our body and the amazing way it works. Ideal for anyone with a general interest as well as those hoping to progress to higher level courses.
    Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £159.00
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  6. Reiki 1 Certificate
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 5 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Oge Okoh
    Learn how to channel the gentle healing energy of Reiki, Japanese for 'universal energy'. Ground, centre and protect yourself, and learn a variety of treatments to practise on friends and family.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £179.00 Concession £179.00
  7. Group Facilitation
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 5 Feb 2023 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Dennis Carney
    Learn how to lead groups and develop your facilitation skills through an exploration of group roles, hidden dynamics, facilitator styles, methods of intervention and stages of group development. This course is both experiential and theory based. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
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  8. Screenprinting: experimental techniques
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 19 Feb 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rolina Elsje Blok
    Enjoy being guided through inspirational and experimental screenprinting methods. You'll try a variety of mixed media techniques that will energise and enliven your artwork - a great way to expand your image making practice and your portfolio.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £116.00
  9. Nonviolent Communication Foundation Training (NVC)
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 5 Mar 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Tracy Seed
    Nonviolent Communication Skills (NVC) helps people communicate with respect, compassion and honesty. It leads to people being heard and understood, finding increased clarity in communication, and feeling connected to self and others.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £103.00
  10. Oil painting: focus on portraiture
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 12 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Brian Sayers
    Learn to draw and paint portraits using traditional methods of observation, composition and mark making. Working from a variety of professional portrait models you will start with pencil and charcoal and progress on to oil painting.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
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  11. Sculpture: personal project
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 19 Mar 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Annie Attridge
    Realise your personal project in 3D. Come with an idea and you will be supported through your making to a final



    piece. Learn how to structure your idea from inspiration to reality. Ideal for students with previous experience or



    students who may need extra workshop time and guidance to complete a project.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
  12. Craft focus: introduction to novel plotting
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 15 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Jonathan Barnes
    If you've made a start on your novel, but need help getting it into shape, this course provides a flexible template that will help you to overcome the obstacles ahead.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £100.00
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  13. Nutrition for your neurons: brain food
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 7 May 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Ellie Holly
    Do you want to feel more energised and motivated? Find out how diet and nutrition can support clear thought, concentration and memory. Discover how you can reduce apathy and protect your brain cells.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £127.00 Concession £111.00
  14. Experimental sculpture in plaster and clay
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 7 May 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Valerie Merlo
    Explore the possibilities of modelling in clay and plaster. Taking inspiration from contemporary sculpture, work from



    found objects to develop your imagination, explore techniques of modelling, casting and transform forms according to your imagination. All levels of experience welcome.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
  15. Introduction to painting still-life
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 7 May 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Learn the essentials of Still-life painting from paint handling and colour theory to composition.



    Dedicate some time to developing your painting in a series of controlled steps. Learn to select and prepare surfaces and materials, build a composition around a still-life and make supplementary studies to guide your colour application. For absolute beginners.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00

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