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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
 
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.  
 
 
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Adults Beginners Pottery - Bensham Grove - Fridays 9.30-12 starts 15th September 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  Friday 11th August 2017 and another will be following at Christmas time.
 
Dream Catcher Workshop - 10am-11.00am                    Dreamcatcher Workshop 11.00am-12.00pm

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.
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
Wizard or Fairy Wand or Clay Pottery Workshops held at the Proper Food & Drink Festival, Bents Park, South Shields, 26th, 27th & 28th September 2017
 
We will be hosting workshops every hour on all 3 days of the event for children and adults.  Cost is a special offer of £7 per wand or £5 for clay pottery.
 
Feel free to contact us for more information
 
 
 
 
 
Coming soon from September 2017 - Tuesday and Thursday Night Craft Courses at Ashington School - details to follow
 
 
 
 
Dreamcatcher and Wizard or Fairy Wand Workshops at Stella's Loft Whitburn - 24th August 2017 1-3pm
 
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.
 
The wizard or fairy wand workshop is very creative and can be suitable for all ages.  Your design can be harry potter inspired or add glitter, sparkes and embellishments for a more fairy or enchanted wand creation.
 
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, 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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Family Mayhem Pottery (children over 4 years of age) Workshops - Bensham Grove, Gateshead - Over 3 Saturday afternoons 15th September, 22nd September and 7th October 2017 
 
 
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, £7.50 for adult and any further children in your party  An additional one off materials cost of £7 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 available are as follows and you can book a half day or full day
 
10th September 2017     24th September 2017    1st October 2017    8th October 2017 
 
 
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 12 (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.  Currently if you book all four half day sessions it is £35.00 + £3.50 materials cost per session.   Alternatively, you can book all four full days at £70.00 + £7 materials cost per session.
 
The material cost is 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

 
 
 
 
Enchanting Fairy or Hobbit Style Wooden Lantern Workshop - New dates coming Soon
 
 
Come along an create your own enchanting fairy or enchanting lantern.  Learn how to design your own unique wooden structure and shape, including doors and windows.  Once ready to decorative, you will have a choice of embellishments and pattern techniques made available to add to your lantern.  Once complete, it's then yours to light up and take home to enjoy!
 
Do I need experience?
 
No experience necessary all skill levels welcome as workshop can be adapted to suit.
 
Who is eligible ?
 
Children and adults welcome (children must be accompanied by an adult)
 
How Much?
 
The price per person is £10.95 + £2 material cost, payable when booking your place
 
Do I Need to Bring Anything to the Workshop?
 
All materials are included in the price
 
Venue and How to Book
 
Contact us at Light Source Art or lindsey at lindsey@lightsourceart.co.uk