Ceramics (Hand Building)

Ceramics (Hand Building)

> Location: Art Studio 1 & 2
> Wellbeing Network Course
> Tutor: Rebecca Cresswell
> Skill Level: All Abilities

Learn how to work with your hands to create sculptures, ornaments, tiles, plates and bowls through different forms of clay. Develop your pottery and ceramics skills from design, glazing and firing through to exhibiting.

Learn basic techniques in preparing clay, and develop your skills in coiling, pinching, slabbing, and wedging. Make impressions and textures into clay, exploring 2D imagery. Develop your 2D images into 3D workable designs.

You will use Buff Stoneware and Terracotta Earthenware clay, and learn how to apply coloured stains to decorate raw ware. Try biscuit firing and understand how glazes behave on fired ware.

Stimulate your ideas through gallery and museum visits, artbooks and online research, engage in group discussion and share your artistic knowledge.

You will understand the nature of clay, glazing and the concept of how ceramics function from the raw stage to the fired finished product. You will produce your own ceramic artwork independently. You will have the opportunity to exhibit and learning to price work for sale.

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Event Hours(1)

  • Thursday

    02:00 pm – 05:00 pm

    Tutor: Rebecca Cresswell
    (Art Studio 2)

Core Sport offers different styles of yoga and relaxation classes to suit different needs. All classes help to improve flexibility, posture and create a greater sense of relaxation and stress relief. In addition to these benefits, regular participation leads to relief from pain, better range of motion around the joints and enhanced muscular co-ordination.

These classes are ideal for those seeking a more gentle approach to exercise that not only has physical benefits, but also supports mental well-being; in particular for those suffering from depression, anxiety and insomnia.

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  • Saturday

    12:00 pm – 01:00 pm

    (Core Arts Hall)

 

> Skill Level: All abilities

Come and spend the day at Core’s nursery and Growing Space in Whitechapel, Learn how to grow and care for a wide variety of plants and grow your own veg and herbs to take home. Enjoy a wide range of gardening and horticultural experiences in this relaxed setting in the open air.

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Event Hours(1)

  • Thursday

    01:30 pm – 03:00 pm

    Structured horticultural tutored seasonal workshops
    (Whitechapel Garden and Nursery)

> Tutor: Craig Shaw
> Skill Level: All abilities

Have you ever thought about playing the harmonica? Come along and learn to play in a fun way! Blues, Country,
Folk, Reggae, Rock & more… Step by step guidance from the beginning and your be jamming with others!

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Event Hours(1)

  • Tuesday

    10:30 am – 11:30 am

    Tutor: Craig Shaw
    (Core Arts Hall)

> Skill Level: All welcome

Develop your Creative Computing skills and become more proficient using a Mac. Learn how to use software including Photoshop and iMovie to edit your creative visual, sound, video and written work. You can manipulate work digitally to create new visual, sound or animated work.

Upload your artwork and create your own digital portfolio to share online. Upload your music to sites, which offer a platform to share your music and invite valuable feedback.

Upload your creative writing in a book format to self publish online and in print.

Learn how to design and create your own blog and website, or publish online. Design your own marketing materials including press designing CD and DVD covers, flyers, postcards and posters also learn to write your online biographies and press releases. Represent and promote yourself through online platforms and creative networks. Enhance your creative recognition through a well thought out web presence as an artist.

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Event Hours(1)

  • Wednesday

    10:00 am – 02:00 pm

    (ICT Suite)

> Skill Level: All abilities
> Tutor: Collin Chase

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Event Hours(1)

  • Thursday

    04:00 pm – 05:00 pm

    Tutor: Collin Chase
    (ICT Suite)

> Tutor: Chris Brierley
> Skill Level: All abilities

Turn your words and poetry into lyrics and learn how to construct a song in this focused songwriting group.

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Event Hours(1)

  • Friday

    12:30 pm – 01:30 pm

    Tutor: Chris Brierley
    (Studio 1)

> Skill level: Beginners & Advanced

Core Sport offers table tennis and badminton as part our sport provision. These sports are a great way to improve fitness, hand-eye co-ordination and to help find future playing partners. Benefits include using up excess energy, improved concentration and focus. Whether you like a friendly rally or a bit of competition, these groups offer it all.

All sessions are perfect for beginners and the more advanced.

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Event Hours(1)

  • Tuesday

    02:30 pm – 06:30 pm

    (Core Arts Hall)

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> Tutor: Romain Malan
> Skill Level: All levels

All are welcomed, free and not part of your hours or day

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Event Hours(1)

  • Friday

    03:30 pm – 04:45 pm

    Tutor: Romain Malan
    (Hall)

> Tutor: Lorraine Haywood
> Skill Level: All levels

Enter in a fully equipped, ready to record studio. Explore the instrument that is your singing voice and strengthen your vocal chords through enjoyable studio sessions exploring popular songs. Musicians will be on hand to provide the music.

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Event Hours(1)

  • Thursday

    02:00 pm – 05:00 pm

    Tutor: Lorraine Haywood
    (Studio 1)

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