Enrolment Day for the Autumn / Winter 2013 term will be on Wednesday 11th September
Call into the Arts Centre between 9am - 5pm to enrol in person, or call 028 9181 0803 to pay over the phone. Classes fill up quickly, so please book early on the day to avoid disappointment.
Classes commence the week beginning 23rd September and will run for 10 weeks unless otherwise stated.
PLEASE NOTE: Classes and workshops are non-refundable
With even the most basic of skills you'll be amazed at the parchment pictures and cards you can produce - you will be so proud you will want to keep them all for yourself!
Explore the various hand-building methods and surface decoration techniques of clay in this Figurative Ceramic class facilitated by Julie Scott.
Join artist Ray Elwood on his ever popular watercolour classes for painting or drawing.
Textiles with a difference! Learn how to make animals and birds using tradtional textile techniques and skills in a modern and innovative way. Facilitated by Lauren Scott
Playing along with your favourite song or learning how to write your own is easier than you think!
This course is a writer's workshop, led by the participants who have undertaken Creative Writing - Level 1.
Learn the different techniques to create your own luxurious bath and beauty products!
Develop your own individual style of illustration by sketching/drawing using the simple technique of pen and watercolour wash.
This course covers all aspects of the popular craft of patchwork and quilting, from traditional methods to more innovative techniques.
Experienced teacher and artist, Donald will be able to teach you techniques of your preference to allow you to make any object you wish.
Have you browsed through interiors magazines, watched all the DIY programmes in TV and thought you'd love to be more creative? I would guess many of you have... Here's your chance to do just that.
Learn to make traditional, modern and contemporary floral arrangements in a friendly atmosphere.
These classes aim to assist students to develop strong drawing skills and a visual voice.
Students will gain confidence with acrylics, learning how to create exciting and interesting paint effects with this very versatile medium, which can be handled like oil or watercolour.
This class provides a friendly environment which supports and encourages the novice, and creatively challenges those who want to improve their drawing.
The 10th century Carolingian Style which was used to scribe the Grand Vaal Moutier Bible is the study for this session.
This class will explore the various forms of writing, from short stories, to poetry, to novels and beyond.
This class explores shade and line, scale and texture, light and subject. All abilities welcome.
These practical workshops will teach you techniques for creating interior and exterior mosaics project during the 10 week course.
Using silver lined seed beads and fire polished crystals you will aim to make a delicate necklace, bracelet and earrings that you will be proud to wear.
Avoid the carrier bag levy - whip up a fashionable chunky knit tote bag for yourself or as a special Christmas gift!
Try something a little bit different with textiles and learn how to make your own bird using traditional textile techniques and skills in a modern and innovative way.
A weeky singing group for those who love to sing but who dont read music and are intimidated by the thought of a formal choir!
10am-12noon, Every Tuesday
Are you a keen knitter? Do you fancy a good natter while you knit?
Every 3rd Wednesday, 7.30-9pm
Are you an avid reader? Ards Arts facilitates a Book Club for those passionate about sharing their reading experiences.
Rooms in Ards Arts Centre can be hired by members of the public for a variety of uses including meetings, conferences, and events.
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