Art for Kids

SATURDAY ART CLUB: Let's Get Arty!

Commencing: 1 June for 4 weeks

Saturdays 10.30am – 12.30pm

Facilitated by Shauna McGowan,
Assisted by Judith Moore


Fees: £32

Suitable for 6 – 10 years

The aim of these 4-week art sessions is to inspire young minds to grow their artistic talent and practical skills while encouraging imagination and creativity. Most of all - it's about having fun while creating wonderful artworks to take home!

Materials and expert guidance are provided. Please bring along an art shirt or wear old clothes.

Early booking advised to avoid disappointment. Enrolment opens on Wednesday 8 May 2019, 9am - 5pm.

 

 

CERAMICS FOR KIDS

Commencing: 1 June for 4 weeks

Saturdays 1.30pm – 3pm

Facilitated by Emma Hawthorne
Assisted by Judith Moore


Fees: £32

Suitable for ages 7 – 12 years

If you want to bring your imagination into real life, then this class is for you!

We will explore hand building and decorating techniques to produce a range of different and exciting sculptures and models.  By taking inspiration from stories and the world around us, we will build, squish, roll, construct and paint, to produce permanent memories of our creativity.

Materials and expert guidance are provided. Please bring along an art shirt or wear old clothes.

Early booking advised to avoid disappointment. Enrolment opens on Wednesday 8 May 2019, 9am - 5pm.

 

EASTER ART SCHEME

Ards Arts Centre

Wednesday 24 April

10am – 3pm

Fees: £20

Suitable for ages: 6 – 12 years

Calling all Easter bunnies who want to get creative over the holidays! Put down that chocolate egg and hop along to Ards Arts Centre to enjoy a whole day of arts, drama and clay activities.

Including painting, crafting, modelling and games, this is a funfilled creative day that everyone will enjoy.

Additional Information

  • Pre-booking is essential. Please book early to avoid disappointment.
  • Participants will be required to bring their own pack lunch plus a snack for breaks. Please also wear old clothes or bring an apron/old shirt.
  • Suitable for ages: 6 - 12 years - Children must be aged between 6 - 12 years on the date of the scheme.

 

ARDS ARTS SUMMER SCHEME

Venue:           Ards Arts Centre

Date:              Monday 15 – Friday 19 July

Times:            10am – 4pm

Ages:              6 - 9 yrs and 10 – 13 yrs                                        

Price:              £90 (10% discount for second child in same family) 

 

Ards Arts ever popular creative arts summer scheme runs from 10am until 4pm from Monday to Friday, meaning that you get a full week jam-packed with fun, creative activities!

Each day will be broken up into several different workshops combining art, pottery and drama so that each child gets the opportunity to learn and develop skills with different tutors in a range of activities.

At the end of the busy week, children will perform a small show for parents and will also have several amazing art creations to bring home.

The week is designed to be fun and friendly with a relaxed atmosphere, ensuring that every child gets a unique, inspiring and enjoyable experience.

Over the week, children will be introduced to a range of art activities and will have some wonderful creative pieces to take home.

Participants will be supervised by an adult at all times, with additional activities provided during breaks.

Suitable for ages: 6 - 9 years and 10 - 13 years (please note that age groups will be seperated into the two different age groups)

Additional Information

  • Pre-booking is essential. Please book early to avoid disappointment
  • Participants will be required to bring their own pack lunch plus a snack for breaks. Please also wear old clothes or bring an apron/old shirt
  • Suitable for ages: 6 - 9 years and 10 - 13 years - please note that age groups will be seperated into the two different age groups
  • Children must be aged between 6 - 13 years on the date/s of the scheme
  • Participants must be able to attend each day of the scheme - booking per day is not possible

DONAGHADEE ARTS SUMMER SCHEME

Venue:            Donaghadee Community Centre

Date:               Monday 5 – Friday 9 August

Time:              9.30am-1pm

Ages:              6 - 11yrs                                

Price:              £50 (10% discount for second child in same family) 

 

Working with professional artists, these workshops are intended to inspire creativity and develop skills and confidence in art and craft.

These fun arts based workshops will include various different types of art activities, ensuring that each child gets the opportunity to learn and develop a range of creative skills.

Suitable for ages 6 - 11 years

Additional Information

  • Pre-booking is essential. Please book early to avoid disappointment
  • Please wear old clothes or bring an apron/old shirt
  • Suitable for ages: 6 - 11 years
  • Children must be aged between 6 - 11 years on the date/s of the scheme
  • Participants must be able to attend each day of the scheme - booking per day is not possible

COMBER ARTS SUMMER SCHEME

Venue:           Comber Leisure Centre

Date:               Monday 13 – Friday 17 August

Time:              9.30am-1pm

Ages:              6 - 11yrs                                

Price:              £50 (10% discount for second child in same family)  

Working with professional artists, these workshops are intended to inspire creativity and develop skills and confidence in art and craft.

These fun arts based workshops will include various different types of art activities, ensuring that each child gets the opportunity to learn and develop a range of creative skills.

Suitable for ages 6 - 11 years

Additional Information

  • Pre-booking is essential. Please book early to avoid disappointment
  • Please wear old clothes or bring an apron/old shirt
  • Suitable for ages: 6 - 11 years
  • Children must be aged between 6 - 11 years on the date/s of the scheme
  • Participants must be able to attend each day of the scheme - booking per day is not possible

ROCKTECH CREATE WEEK

Venue:           Portico, Portaferry 

Date:              Monday 12 - Friday 16 August

Time:              11am - 2pm

Age:                8 – 18 yrs

Price:              £70

What happens when you combine kids, iPads and music? They get creative! Join Ossia Music School at Portico for a week of creative fun culminating in a short concert on Friday evening for friends and family.

Ossia Music School has been providing a safe environment for all ages and abilities to explore, learn and grow as musicians for 25 years. Everyone is welcome from rock strummers to shredders, jazz heads, tech heads and whatever else! Ossia provides instruments and equipment but you can bring your own too if you like.

Suitable for ages: 8 - 18 years

Supported by Ards and North Down Borough Council.

Additional Information

  • Pre-booking is essential. Please book early to avoid disappointment
  • Suitable for ages: 8 - 18 years
  • Children must be aged between 8 - 18 years on the date/s of the scheme
  • Participants must be able to attend each day of the scheme - booking per day is not possible

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