What's On February - August 2013 guide. Download PDF copy
New Creative learning April - September 2013 guide
Music: Parkin Presents
Saturday 22 June at 8pm
£6 / £4
Come and enjoy the unique Parkin Presents experience. Cherry picked, piano pop that is frightfully good. Featuring bands: Cats Who Fish Collective, You Me Us, Demons Of Ruby Mae.
Special event: Open House
Saturday 29 June,
12 noon – 4.30pm, FREE
- Fun for all the family
- Try some taster arts, crafts and dance sessions
- Visit our crafts market featuring makers from across the region
- Find out more about our exciting creative courses and workshops
- Enjoy music at lunchtime and much more!
Visual art: Meet the artist: Graham Ensor
In residence at Embrace Arts Monday 19 - Friday 30 August
Pop in to meet Graham every Thursday and Friday between 11am - 2pm, to talk about his work, whilst he spends time developing his own diverse practice, from drawing to readymade sculpture.
Look out for the new Creative Learning guide coming out on Monday 24 June, with over 100 courses and 50 workshops, running between September 2013 - September 2014.
Personal, postal and telephone bookings open Monday 1 July at 10am and online from Monday 8 July .
Visual art: Life drawing for complete beginners
Fridays, 2pm - 4.30pm
26 July - 27 September
Tutor: Scott Bridgwood
£128 / £65 for 10 sessions
An opportunity for absolute beginners to life drawing to find out how to render the human figure accurately and confidently.
Family: Family fun with stories
Saturday 13 July, 2pm - 3.30pm
Tutor: Lindsey Warnes Carroll, £7 per child (accompanying adult free)
Sessions for all the family to enjoy. Listen to some wonderful stories and join in the fun, creating the crafts, movement and songs they inspire.
Visual art: Life drawing: Portraiture
Saturday 6 July, 10am - 3.30pm
Tutor: Scott Bridgwood, £40 / £22 Gain a better insight into the making of a portrait. Study and draw from a live model in innovative ways, and use tried and tested methods to learn how to look at and depict the portrait step by step.
Photography: Practical landscapes
Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 July, 10am - 3.30pm
Tutor: Robert Hall, £60 / £30
The two days combine practical sessions at Watermead Country Park and the University of Leicester’s Botanic Garden with evaluation back in the studio.
Jewellery making and crafts: The art of origami
Saturday 27 July, 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Phiona Richards, £40 / £22
Experience the delights of the gentle art of origami, producing useful and interesting items from folding both decorative and reclaimed paper.