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Art, Pottery & Craft Workshops / Courses

Courses
 
 
I am a qualifed BA Hons Artist and teacher and hold a current DBS check.
 
I love to teach and offer art, pottery , textile and crafting sessions thoughout the year for all ages.  These can be independantly, in groups and for organisations.  Some of the organisations I work with are Gateshead Council, Bensham Grove, Mortimer School Community Centre, Ashington School, Cruise Crew Charity, WI Groups, Cappucino Kids, Stella's Loft, Fred Olsen Cruises , The Food & Drink Festivals,  Chilli Fest and lots more
 
I also host and organise Dog Paw Print Keepsake events independantly and through doggie cafes and parlours.
 
If you are interested in us hosting, organising or gettng involved in an event, please feel free to get in touch, by using the form in the contact us section or emailing lindsey@lightsourceart.co.uk
 
Below is our photo gallery along with a selection of current workshops running and how to book.  
 
 
 
 
 
Adults Beginners Pottery - Bensham Grove - Fridays 9.30-12 starts 12th January 2018 for 10 weeks - FULLY BOOKED
 
 
This course continues throughout the year.  It covers learning skills and techniques in clay, such as, pinching, coiling, hand-building, slab building, throwing and turning on the wheel and glazing. 
 
Spaces fill up fast, so it is adviseable to put your name on the reserve list for any future classes or  in case any new courses become available .
 
 
Do I need experience?
 
No experience necessary, all skill levels welcome, including improvers.
 
Who is eligible ?
 
Adults
 
How Much?
 
The price per person varies depending on your circumstances.  Bensham Grove can advise you on the current cost either via their website or telephone.
 
There is a £32 material cost, payable to tutor when you start the course for to cover glazes and clay and can be paid over a number of weeks
 
Do I Need to Bring Anything to the Workshop?
 
A sketchbook or notebook is adviseable to bring, to document your research and techniques but not esssential.  A pinafore can also be good thing to bring along but we have spare ones too.
 
Venue and How to Book
 
 
Venue is Bensham Grove, Sidney Grove, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 2XD

Contact Bensham Grove Admin on 0191 4336450  or lindsey at lindsey@lightsourceart.co.uk
 
 
 
 
 
Dreamcatcher workshops - Cappuccino Kids,  Unit 1, Sea Winnings Way, Westoe Crown Village, South Shields, NE33 3PE  Thursday 14th February 2018 - theme is valentine Hearts / Unicorns.
 
Dream Catcher Workshop - 11.00-12pm                    Dreamcatcher Workshop 12.30-13.30pm

Family fun crafting workshops for adults and children. No experience necessary. 
 
 
The dreamcatcher workshop is suited to adults and children with different fabrics, threads, charms and embellishments available that can be added to suit your taste or design, including hearts and unicorns
 
Spaces fill up fast, so booking is required.
 
 
Do I need experience?
 
No experience necessary, all skill levels welcome.  Suitable for adults and chidren.
 
Who is eligible ?
 
Children over 4 years (must be accompanied by an adult)
 
How Much?
 
 
£8 per adult and/or child who is crafting.  Materials are covered in the cost of the course.
 
 
Do I Need to Bring Anything to the Workshop?
 
No
 
Venue and How to Book
 
 
Venue is Cappuccino Kids, (address above) .  You can book inside the Cafe or with us direct by calling lindsey on 07527047062 or email lindsey@lightsourceart.co.uk   £4 deposit is required to book your place.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unicorn Headband and Brooch Children's Workshops at Stella's Loft Whitburn - 2 sessions available on 16th February 2018 
 
Family fun crafting workshops for adults and children. No experience necessary. 
 
 
The uniocorn workshop is suited to children of all ages (with a minimum age of 4 and over)  with different fabrics, threads, charms and embellishments available that can be added to suit your taste or design.
 
 
Spaces fill up fast, so booking is required.
 
 
Do I need experience?
 
No experience necesary, all skill levels welcome.  Suitable for adults and children (over 4 years)
 
How Much?
 
£8 per adult and / or child who is crafting.  If a parent wishes to sit with a child whilst they are making a craft, please let us know at the time of the booking so we can allocate space.
 
Materials are covered in the cost of the course.
 
 
Do I Need to Bring Anything to the Workshop?
 
No
 
 
Venue and How to Book
 
 
Venue is Stella's Loft Shop, 3 East St, Whitburn, Sunderland, SR6 7BY. Just enter the shop and the workshops will be in an adjoining room.   You can book inside the shop or with us direct by calling lindsey on 07527047062 or email lindsey@lightsourceart.co.uk   £4 deposit is required to book your place.
 
 
 
 
Dog and Cat Ceramic Pawprint Keepsake Event at Stella's Loft Shop, Whitburn - No booking necessary as it is a drop in sessions from 10.30  - 3.30 Saturday 17th February 2018
 
Bring your furry friends along to this fabulous ceramic paw print event.  We will imprint your pet's paw on a clay tile that will be kiln fired and a name / small message can be added.   
 
How Much?
 
£20 per tile
  
 
Venue and How to Book
 
 
Venue is Stella's Loft Shop, 3 East St, Whitburn, Sunderland, SR6 7BY. Just enter the shop and the workshops will be in an adjoining room.   You can book inside the shop or with us direct by calling lindsey on 07527047062 or email lindsey@lightsourceart.co.uk  
 
 
 
 
 
Family Daisies & Dinosaurs Pottery (children over 4 years of age) Workshops - Bensham Grove, Gateshead - Over 3 Saturday afternoons  20/1/18, 27/1/18 and 10/2/18 2-4pm   - FULLY BOOKED
 
 
This popular course returns again this Autumn.  It covers adults and children learning hand building and slab builing skills and techniques in clay that have a magical mystery or enchanting theme.  Create things such as fairy or hobbit doors, small wizard hats or toadstools, or indoors or out.  Glaze your items on the last week of the course and pick them up at a later date.
 
Spaces fill up fast, so it is adviseable to put your name on the reserve list for any future classes or  in case any new courses become available .
 
 
Do I need experience?
 
No experience necessary, all skill levels welcome, including improvers.
 
Who is eligible ?
 
Children over 4 years (must be accompanied by an adult)
 
How Much?
 
This course has received some funding towards it so the cost has been kept low.  The price per person / child varies depending on your circumstances.  Guidelines are £25 for 1st child/adult then £7.50 for  any further adult or children in your party  An additional one off materials cost is payable, which is £7.50 (applies to all those who paid £7.50 to book).  This is also payable direct to the tutor at the 1st session which covers all 3 sessions. Bensham Grove can advise you on the current cost either via their website or telephone.
 
Materials are covered in the cost of the course.
 
Do I Need to Bring Anything to the Workshop?
 
A sketchbook or notebook is adviseable to bring, to document your research and techniques but not esssential.  A pinafore can also be good thing to bring along but we have spare ones too.
 
Venue and How to Book
 
 
Venue is Bensham Grove, Sidney Grove, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 2XD

Contact Bensham Grove Admin on 0191 4336450  or lindsey at lindsey@lightsourceart.co.uk
 
 
 
 
 
Family Goblins, Unicorns and Fairies Pottery (children over 4 years of age) Workshops - Bensham Grove, Gateshead - Over 3 Saturday afternoons  24/2/18, 2/3/18 and 17/3/18 2-4pm   - FULLY BOOKED
 
 
This popular course returns again this Autumn.  It covers adults and children learning hand building and slab builing skills and techniques in clay that have a magical mystery or enchanting theme.  Create things such as fairy or hobbit doors, small wizard hats or toadstools, or indoors or out.  Glaze your items on the last week of the course and pick them up at a later date.
 
Spaces fill up fast, so it is adviseable to put your name on the reserve list for any future classes or  in case any new courses become available .
 
 
Do I need experience?
 
No experience necessary, all skill levels welcome, including improvers.
 
Who is eligible ?
 
Children over 4 years (must be accompanied by an adult)
 
How Much?
 
This course has received some funding towards it so the cost has been kept low.  The price per person / child varies depending on your circumstances.  Guidelines are £25 for 1st child/adult then £7.50 for  any further adult or children in your party  An additional one off materials cost is payable, which is £7.50 (applies to all those who paid £7.50 to book).  This is also payable direct to the tutor at the 1st session which covers all 3 sessions. Bensham Grove can advise you on the current cost either via their website or telephone.
 
Materials are covered in the cost of the course.
 
Do I Need to Bring Anything to the Workshop?
 
A sketchbook or notebook is adviseable to bring, to document your research and techniques but not esssential.  A pinafore can also be good thing to bring along but we have spare ones too.
 
Venue and How to Book
 
 
Venue is Bensham Grove, Sidney Grove, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 2XD
Contact Bensham Grove Admin on 0191 4336450  or lindsey at lindsey@lightsourceart.co.uk
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Family Adult & Youth Pottery Fun Days - Varies 'One Day' Dates, Sundays - Dates are below. Children aged 10 or over
 
23rd , 24th, 25th, 26th and 27th July 2018  - times to be confirmed 10-3 
 
 
Course covers learning skills and techniques in clay, such as, pinching, coiling, hand-building, slab building, throwing and turning on the wheel and glazing. 
 
Spaces fill up fast, so it is adviseable to put your name on the reserve list for any future classes or  in case any new courses become available .
 
 
Do I need experience?
 
No experience necessary, all skill levels welcome, including improvers.
 
Who is eligible ?
 
Children over 10 (with an adult) and Adults of all ages.
 
How Much?
 
The price per person varies depending on your circumstances.  Bensham Grove can advise you on the current cost either via their website or telephone.  There is a small material cost  payable to the tutor when you arrive.
 
 
Do I Need to Bring Anything to the Workshop?
 
A pinafore can also be good thing to bring along but we have spare ones too.
 
Venue and How to Book
 
 
Venue is Bensham Grove, Sidney Grove, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 2XD
Contact Bensham Grove Admin on 0191 4336450  or lindsey at lindsey@lightsourceart.co.uk