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I am a qualifed BA Hons Artist and teacher and hold a current DBS check.
 
I love to teach and offer art, pottery and crafting sessions thoughout the year for all ages., both independantly, in groups and for organisations, such as Gateshead Council, Bensham Grove, Mortimer School Community Centre, Cruise Crew Charity and Fred Olsen Cruises.
 
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
 
Listed below are current workshops available and how to book.  
 
 
 
 
 
Adults Beginners Pottery - Bensham Grove - Fridays 9.30-12 starts 30th April 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
 
 
 
 
 
 
Over 50s/60s Social Craft Classes  - Tuesdays 10.30 - 2.30 (lunch included in price)
 
 
This course fun and relaxing and great for learning a new craft and socialising whilst doing so.  There is also a beautiful hearty lunch included, along with tea and coffee.   Each class varies from week to week and can cover a variety of crafts such as textile art, watercolours, pottery, glazing, pebble art, decoupage and lots more.
 
 
Do I need experience?
 
No experience necessary.  All skill levels welcome, including improvers in any craft.  You also do not need to be able to draw or paint.
 
Who is eligible ?
 
Adults, mainly over 50 or 60 upwards.
 
How Much?
 
The course is currenty being partially funded so costs can be kept low.  The price per person is £1.50, payable on arrival.
 
Do I Need to Bring Anything to the Workshop?
 
All materials are included in the price. 
 
Venue and How to Enquire or Book
 
This is a flexible course, so no need to book your place.  Just turn up on the day and feel free to bring a friend.  Numbers in the classes varies week to week, depending on each persons' availability.
 
The venue is Mortimer Community Centre, Reading Road, South Shields, NE33 4UG 
 
 
Contact Donna at Mortimer Community Centre  on 0191 4566680 or lindsey at lindsey@lightsourceart.co.uk
 
 
 
 
 
Enchanting Wizard & Wand Decorating workshop & Dreamcatcher workshop - Stella's Loft, 3 East St, Whitburn, Sunderland, SR6 7BY - Wednesday 31st May 2017
 
Enchanting & Wizard Workshop - 10-11.30am                    Dreamcatcher Workshop 12.30-2.00pm

Family fun crafting workshops for adults and children. No experience necessary. 
 
For the wand workshop, choose your wand shape and design, then colour and decorate it.  For boys, girls, teenagers and adults, there is a wand to suit different ages.   
 
The dreamcatcher workshop is suited to adults and children with different fabrics, threads, charms and embellishments available that can be added to suit your tast 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 Stella's Loft 3 East St, Whitburn, Sunderland, SR6 7BY Tel 0191 5293376 to book your place or call lindsey on 07527047062 or email lindsey@lightsourceart.co.uk
 
 
 
 
Family Pottery (children over 4 years of age) Fairy & Elf Doors Pottery Workshops - Bensham Grove, Gateshead - Over 3 Saturday afternoons 6th May, 13th May & 3rd June 2017 - ALL DATES FULLY BOOKED
 
 
This popular course may continue again in the 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 £10 for 1st child, £7.50 for adult and any further children in your party.  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 Pottery Fun Days - Varies 'One Day' Dates, Sunday 30th April, 11th June and 25th June 217  Times are 10-3.30 - LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE
 
 
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.
 
There is a £6 material cost, payable to 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