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16 December 2018
Clore Learning Studio

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Every Sunday
Drop in 10am - 1pm & 1.30pm - 3pm
Clore Learning Studio
Free with admission

No space at home to be messy? Drop in to our family friendly Make Space every Sunday. From printmaking to painting and sewing to sculpture, families can explore different kinds of materials and making, with a new activity every week.


You're never too young or too old to be creative

The Make Space is suitable for all ages.


Event Details



Sunday 16 December:

Children's Christmas Party: Collect a party bag and join us for festive activities. Decorate a crown and Christmas cracker. Create your own decoration out of clay and cut out paper snowflakes to hang up at home.


Listen to Christmas stories and join in with traditional Christmas Party Games.


Christmas Stories and Games will run every hour. Starting at 10.30am (10.30am. 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm) in Limnerslease House.


Sunday 23 December:

Pop-up cards: Cosmos and starry skies inspired pop-up cards.


Sunday 30 December:

Paperweights: create your own beautifully designed glass paperweight. Use templates to create a winter or Christmas inspired design.


Sunday 6 January:

Wintry landscape painting: Paint your own magical winter scene onto a canvas


Sunday 13 January:

Decorative lettering: Using your initials design your own Celtic inspired font. Take inspiration from the beautiful fonts used by Christina Rossetti.


Sunday 20 January:

Bookmaking: Take inspiration by the beautiful books displayed in the Christina Rossetti: Vision & Verse exhibition. Learn basic book binding skills to create your own book.



Sunday 27 January:

Bird feeders and bird collage (in partnership with RSPB): Get creative by hand making bird feeders, finding colours within nature and make a mixed media bird collage. With over half a million people taking part, the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch is the largest wildlife survey in the world.


All over the UK, RSPB ask members of the public to record sightings of wildlife in their gardens or local parks for 1 hour, in order to provide vital information of many different species. Why not complete your Birdwatch here at The Watts Gallery – Artists' Village.





Sunday 3 February:

Gelli plate printing: Learn how to create textures and patterns using this simple but effective technique.


Sunday 10 February:

Valentine puzzle poems: Make your own fold out pocket poem


Sunday 17 February:

Paper daffodils


Sunday 24 February:

February Half Term


Sunday 3 March:

Felt tile collages


Sunday 10 March:

Drawing with everyday objects

Sunday 17 March:

Odds and ends jewellery


Sunday 24 March:

Stained glass-effect suncatchers


Sunday 31 March:

Flower pot painting

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