Spring Flowers

Tuesday, 9 February 2021 - 10:30am to Tuesday, 16 March 2021 - 11:30am

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Tuesdays
9th February - 16th March 2021
10:30 - 11:30am
With a relaxed and open, mindful attention, we will observe, explore, share and enjoy the unfolding of this particular Spring together. We will record what captivates both our senses and our imaginations, in individual ways, including through words. Short writing exercises and prompts will be given throughout the course to help with this. We will look at different examples of nature-writing together, and share our own creations, be they poems, nature notes, song lyrics, short stories or flash fiction. You will also be encouraged to explore another medium to complement your written pieces – drawing and painting, clay work or photography, for example. Everyone will be given a small, native tree in a pot to plant during the course, recording this in your own way. In this way by the end of the course we will have planted our own small but creative copse!
Costs: £30 for a six week course (this includes all materials, resources and weekly zoom sessions).
Concessions: Courses are FREE for people with disabilities or for people with fewer than 5 GCSE’s (level 2).
Enrolment: To express your interest in a place, please email sue@artspacecinderford.org and provide your name, telephone number and the title of the course you are interested in and we will get back to you. Please note that staff are currently working from home and we are all part-time, so if you don’t get an immediate response, please don’t worry, we will get back to you.
Distance Learning – How Does it Work?
1hr Zoom Workshop: Enjoy face-to-face interaction with your tutor and other ‘classmates’ over zoom. We will email you a zoom invite/link beforehand (we can help you with this if you have never used Zoom before, we may also be able to loan you some IT equipment if you don’t have access to a computer, please contact us to discuss). During the Zoom call, the tutor will explain the creative activities that you will explore during the week. It’s your chance to ask questions and to be inspired! The zoom session is followed by;
Independent Work Time: Work on your artwork in your own time, from the comfort of your own home… but don’t worry, we will be on hand to help you with;
Follow-up Support: We will contact you over the telephone during the week to ask how you are getting along and to answer any questions you might have. You can also contact us, via Facebook, or by email at our distancelearning@artspacecinderford.org

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