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Design, Make, Display!

This course is all about making hand-crafted items that include bags, keyrings, candles and decorations. You will work with the tutor to decide on the project you would like to create using different techniques such as sewing. This course will help you develop fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination and tool…(more)

Thu, Apr 18, 2019 to Thu, Jul 04 2019
10:30 AM to 3:00 PM (5 hours) at Barkston House
Provided by People Matters (West Yorkshire) CIO

Creative Story-telling

Using a range of creative styles that are right for you such as art, writing, music, film and photography; you will explore create and express a short story that has been built from your own ideas and imagination. (more)

Tue, Jun 04, 2019 to Tue, Jul 09 2019
10:30 AM to 2:30 PM (4 hours) at Barkston House
Provided by People Matters (West Yorkshire) CIO

Introduction To Sewing

This course provides an opportunity for learners to make a garment using machine and hand sewing techniques. It is suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience. Learners will build confidence, read patterns, measure accurately, cut cloth and research guides and techniques online. (more)

Mon, Apr 15, 2019 to Mon, Jul 15 2019
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Asha Neighbourhood Centre
Provided by Vera Media

(ACL) Improvers Crochet - Term 3 Fri am

This is an intermediate level class for learners who have a knowlege of crochet techniques and wish to improve their existing skills. (more)

Fri, Apr 26, 2019 to Fri, May 24 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) Beading and Jewellery Making Term 3 - Mon AM

This is an entry level class introducing learners to beadwork (more)

Mon, Apr 29, 2019 to Mon, Jun 24 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) Beauty - Introduction Thur am Term 3

This course is for anyone that has a genuine interest in developing basic skills and knowledge in beauty therapy treatments (more)

Thu, May 02, 2019 to Thu, Jun 27 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) Advanced Crochet - Term 3 Fri am

This is an advanced level class for learners who have an extended knowlege of crochet techniques and wish to improve their existing skills. (more)

Fri, Jun 07, 2019 to Fri, Jul 05 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Learn to Draw from Scratch! (The Reginald Centre)

Always wanted to develop your drawing skills but not been sure how? This course will help you learn to draw in a friendly, supportive context. On the course, you'll: \bullet draw from scratch, \bullet use line, tone and texture, \bullet try out new drawing materials, \bullet draw from still life…(more)

Tue, Apr 16, 2019 to Tue, Jun 25 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at The Reginald Centre
Provided by East Street Arts

Making Art in the Gallery (Leeds Art Gallery)

This course offers the opportunity to create artwork within a fantastic and interesting venue. Take inspiration from your surroundings and ultimately exhibit your work in the Leeds Art Gallery education area. On this course, you'll: \bullet experiment with materials, including acrylics, pastels and inks, \bullet make drawings in the gallery…(more)

Wed, Apr 17, 2019 to Wed, Jun 26 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Leeds Art Gallery
Provided by East Street Arts

Basic Woodwork

For complete beginners and those looking for a refresher, you will learn about the safe use of common hand tools, how to measure wood for a project and simple joints and fixings. The course is taught by a time-served carpenter and you will complete: - A bird box - A…(more)

Fri, Apr 26, 2019 to Fri, May 24 2019
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (6 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

Learn Painting and Drawing Techniques (Inkwell)

This course is aimed at beginners and people with some experience. We will be looking at artists and referencing their work. Learners will be experimenting with new materials and these include pastels (oil and soft), acrylic on canvas, watercolour painting, drawing techniques and other materials and techniques. We will also…(more)

Tue, Apr 16, 2019 to Tue, Jun 25 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Inkwell
Provided by East Street Arts

Textiles and Sculptural Forms (Leeds Art Gallery)

Bring your ideas to life, from sketch to sculpture, in a fantastic venue. This course is for anyone who wants to explore two creative disciplines. On this course, you'll: \bullet take inspiration from sculptures in the Leeds Art Gallery collection, \bullet use sketchbooks for ideas, \bullet make a small maquette…(more)

Wed, Apr 17, 2019 to Wed, Jun 26 2019
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (2 hours) at Leeds Art Gallery
Provided by East Street Arts

Mindful Textiles: Printing onto Fabric (Feel Good Factor)

Combine mindfulness techniques with creative craft in this course exploring textiles. Be inspired by nature and the Feel Good Factor community garden to create work to take home. On the course, you'll: \bullet use the community garden for inspiration, \bullet print onto fabric, including simple eco and block printing, \bullet…(more)

Thu, Apr 18, 2019 to Thu, Jun 27 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Feel Good Factor
Provided by East Street Arts

Textile Arts (Inkwell)

Expand your skills and create new work using fabric printing techniques in friendly surroundings. On this course, you'll: \bullet learn new methods, including eco and block printing, \bullet print onto fabric, \bullet make decorative or wearable pieces, \bullet work to personal themes or ideas, \bullet make pieces to take home. (more)

Fri, Apr 26, 2019 to Fri, Jul 05 2019
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (2 hours) at Inkwell
Provided by East Street Arts

Introduction to Needle Craft - Little London Primary School

During this course you will experiment with several techniques in needle crafts such as embroidery, hand sewing, crochet, knitting, rag rugging, patchwork and needle felting and make usable items with different purposes such as pin cushions, bookmarks, key rings, wall hangings, brooches, small bags or pouches. (more)

Mon, Apr 15, 2019 to Mon, Jul 01 2019
9:15 AM to 11:15 AM (2 hours) at Little London Primary School
Provided by Cardigan Centre

Women - Make a Simple Website

This course will guide you through the basic principles of creating websites with HTML and CSS at a pace that is comfortable for you, in a supportive environment. It can be used as an introduction to a follow on course that looks at different methods of using CSS to style…(more)

Wed, Apr 17, 2019 to Wed, Jun 26 2019
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (2 hours) at Leeds Central Library
Provided by East Street Arts

Sewing HW T3

This course is for students living near Hawksworth Wood who want to learn and develop basic sewing skills and techniques. It will give students the opportunity to develop both hand and machine sewing skills. (more)

Wed, Apr 24, 2019 to Wed, Jul 24 2019
9:15 AM to 11:15 AM (2 hours) at Hawksworth Wood Ymca
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Sewing Compton T3

This course is for students living near Harehills who want to learn and develop basic sewing skills and techniques. It will give students the opportunity to develop both hand and machine sewing skills. (more)

Wed, Apr 24, 2019 to Wed, Jul 24 2019
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM (2 hours) at Compton Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Introduction to Pottery T3

This course is for students with disabilities who attend Osmondthorpe Resource Centre. It is an int r oduction to pottery class that allows students to discover the world of pottery and make pots, vases and various individual projects. (more)

Thu, Apr 25, 2019 to Thu, Jul 25 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Osmondthorpe Resource Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Community Pottery T3

This pottery course is for learners in the community who want to learn basic pottery making techniques. (more)

Thu, Apr 25, 2019 to Thu, Jul 25 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Osmondthorpe Resource Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Ceramic Painting T3

This course is for students with disabilities that attend Osmondthorpe Resource Centre. It is a ceramic painting course that allows students to decorate their own work using a variety of techniques. (more)

Wed, May 01, 2019 to Wed, Jul 31 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Osmondthorpe Resource Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Jewellery Making - Hillcrst Academy

You will learn the art of jewellery making and use your creative flair to make you own pieces of jewellery. The aim is for students to learn basic jewellery making techniques and finish their own unique piece of jewellery. Learners will develop skills in using appropriate tools, equipment and techniques…(more)

Fri, May 03, 2019 to Fri, Jul 05 2019
9:15 AM to 11:15 AM (2 hours) at Hillcrest Academy
Provided by Cardigan Centre

Cooking on a Budget - Lane End

A fun and practical course giving you the opportunity to create tasty, nutritious meals within a budget. You will develop a new outlook for a balanced diet and tips and tricks for using leftovers. (more)

Tue, Apr 16, 2019 to Tue, May 21 2019
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (3 hours) at Lane End Primary School
Provided by Leeds City Council

Spring Gardening Wednesday

Aimed at beginners or those who want to learn to garden in an environmentally friendly way. TCV's gardening courses will take place throughout the year focussing on different aspects of the gardening calendar. This might involve how to grow and overwinter plants in our polytunnel, planting up containers for different…(more)

Wed, Apr 24, 2019 to Wed, May 22 2019
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

Spring Gardening Fridays

Five short sessions exploring simple seasonal garden tasks including what to sow and harvest in early summer. Come and join us in our beautiful garden. (more)

Fri, Apr 26, 2019 to Fri, May 24 2019
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

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