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FAMILY WORKSHOP SCHEDULE –

ART CLUB: SCULPTURE WORKSHOP
Sunday 18 Aug | 10:30–11:30am, 12–1pm + 1.30–2.30pm | Suitable for ages 5+ | Education Suite

We are running a Make It Harewood Art Club special this August! Experiment with the art of sculpture by crafting your very own masterpiece using polystyrene shapes and recycled materials. Under the guidance of an experienced art teacher, construct your shape and then decorate it with a pop of colour.

Ticket Price: £7 per child
(all under 18s must be accompanied by an adult)

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MODEL MAKING WORKSHOP WITH JIM PARKYN
Workshops taking place on: Saturday 24, Sunday 25 + Monday 26 Aug
Workhop times: 11.30am–12.30pm, 1.30–2.30pm + 3.30–4.30pm
Suitable for ages 4+ | Education Suite

Ticket Price: £15 per person
(all under 18s must be accompanied by an adult)

Join sculptor, model maker and character designer Jim Parkyn for a special model making workshop where you can make your very own Harewood creature!

With over 25 years in the animation industry, Jim has been involved in many best loved animations for Aardman Animations, the BBC and many other clients.

As a sculptor, model maker and character designer Jim is the helping hand behind many classic characters including Wallace and Gromit, Shaun The Sheep, Creature Comforts and animated feature films and commercials.

Suitable for all the family, all workshop participants will follow Jim Parkyn through a step-by-step demonstration as you craft your very own model some of Harewood’s most well known wildlife creatures!

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ADULT WORKSHOP SCHEDULE –

CECILIA CHARLTON: BARGELLO EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP
Sunday 18 Aug | 11am–1pm | Suitable for age 15+ | Courtyard Overflow Café

Ticket Price: £40 per person

Join artist Cecilia Charlton discover the craft of Bargello Embroidery.

In this workshop, you will learn the three fundamental principles of bargello — colour, stitch length, and stitch groupings — that work together to create dynamic imagery. Each participant will be guided through a sample piece of embroidery, and then supported by Cecilia to create their own bargello design. You will leave the workshop with all the necessary materials to finish your bargello embroidery project at home.

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*All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult

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ROSA HARRADINE: BRUSH MAKING WORKSHOP
Saturday 31 Aug | 10.30am–1.30pm | Suitable for age 18+ | Education Suite

Ticket Price: £80 per person

Create/Elevate Artist Rosa Harradine, and learn first hand how she creates her beautiful brushes, which can be seen on display as part of our Biennial Exhibition.

Rosa will discuss the techniques and history of brush-making and you will learn how to make three different brushes using tampico, arenga and broomcorn fibres. These will be bound with nylon cord and finished with a cotton strap for hanging. You will have the chance to experiment with different colours and come away with three brushes by the end of the session.

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ROSA HARRADINE: COBWEB BROOM MAKING WORKSHOP
Saturday 31 Aug | 2–5pm | Suitable for age 18+ | Education Suite

Ticket Price: £80 per person

Join Create/Elevate Artist Rosa Harradine, and discover the craft of cobweb broom making.

The cobweb broom is the broom you never knew you needed! Perfect for cobwebs in high-up ceiling corners, but also other hard-to-reach places like underneath the dishwasher, behind the fridge or radiator, in between blinds or on top of curtain rails. You will learn how to make one cobweb broom using broomcorn fibre. A selection of wooden broomsticks and a variety of colours of nylon thread will be provided for you to choose from. You will learn how to sort the broomcorn, prepare the wooden broomstick, weave the stalks onto your broom handle and how to stitch the fibres together.

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