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It's All About You
A series of one-day all inclusive events that gives you the
opportunity to experience a new hobby or learn a new skill. Your
day is lead by a highly skilled expert, who will guide you
through the creative process and help you create your own
individual creation. We have some of the best and most accomplished
teachers in their field in jewellery design, story writing,
painting and much more.
All materials are included* in the cost of the day and your
creation is yours to keep and take away with you.
Take time out for yourself and immerse yourself in something
new, or why not get a group of friends together and make a social
event. These events are also perfect as a gift.
All courses are held at our wonderful adult education
building in the heart of beautiful Rochester. Parking and public
transport near by, and only five minutes walk from the train
station. Your full day event starts at 10.30am where you will be
introduced to your course tutor. Your day finishes at
4.30pm. Lunch is included in the price of your event.
Our next event day is Saturday 18 March 2017
Courses available on this date include:
Watercolours a step-by-step guide to encourage creativity and
responsiveness in the use of watercolours. Through active
participation, you'll gain a solid introduction to the core
elements of drawing: line, tone, colour, perspective and
composition. Your course tutor Noureen Englefield, is regarded as
one of Pakistan's foremost printmakers and fine artists. You will
be provided with a sketchbook that will be yours to keep.
Jewellery making and design
Let you imagination run free. Perfect for anyone wanting
to learn the basics of jewellery making. You will have
the opportunity to create a textured silver ring or pendant. This
includes being able to personalise your piece and create
something that is unique and beautiful. All materials are included
and you take away the item you have made.
A welcoming and inclusive experience, this inspiring
workshop will introduce participants to the art and craft of
writing faerie tales. We'll be exploring the strange world of the
Faerie, with helpful guidance of tales both ancient and modern.
You'll be making your own stories through the use of creative
writing and storytelling exercises.
Craft bunting for celebrations
Having selected your fabrics and tape, your expert tutor will
guide you through the process of creating fabulous bunting for use
at any celebration - birthdays, garden parties, anniversaries, BBQ,
fayres. They will also share tricks of the trade to help with
planning and speedy completion for those last minute events.
Calligraphy in colour*
Your tutor will guide you through the process of creating a
beautiful and colourful design on watercolour paper. Using masking
fluids, watercolours, gouache, double pencils and brushes.
*Participants should bring their own art/work box and something
to protect and carry their work home in. Other items may be
required so please refer to full course details or speak to one of
This is a practical course for anyone who enjoys (or dreads!)
public speaking, or simply wants to become more articulate and
confident. This course will help participants learn how
to harness the feeling of confidence, how to
use breathing techniques to help you relax, how to overcome
your fears and improve your general communications skills.
Book your space
To make a booking or for more information contact the team on
01634 338400 or via our