Afternoon events, Workshops

811 events

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Wentworth Leisure Centre, Hexham

Tue 21 Oct

Small Pool

£5.15 ( £3.90; £12.20–£16.15; Children £3.10) / 01434 611754

Wed 22 Oct

Small Pool

£5.15 ( £3.90; £12.20–£16.15; Children £3.10) / 01434 611754

Thu 23 Oct

Small Pool

£5.15 ( £3.90; £12.20–£16.15; Children £3.10) / 01434 611754

…and 38 more dates until 30 Nov

Art Maker

Art Cart has had a makeover and is now Art Maker! Drop in to the gallery and make your own masterpiece using materials provided. Go four times and you can earn a badge. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Art Maker Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Christmas Wreath Making: Workshop

Join our gardener for a hands on workshop to make your own fresh, foliage wreath ready to take home for Christmas. All materials are provided and ticket includes lunch.

National Trust: Nostell Priory, Wakefield

Sun 7 Dec

£15 adv booking required / 01924 863892

National Trust: Nymans Garden, Haywards Heath

Fri 28 Nov

£30 inc tea/coffee, adv booking required / 01444 405250

Sat 29 Nov

£30 inc tea/coffee, adv booking required / 01444 405250

Sun 30 Nov

£30 inc tea/coffee, adv booking required / 01444 405250

…and 2 more dates until 4 Dec

Line Dancing

Line dancing class.

Arts Centre Washington

Fri 24 Oct

£3 / 0191 219 3455

Fri 31 Oct

£3 / 0191 219 3455

Brampton Manor Country Club, Chesterfield

Tue 21 Oct

Phone for prices / 01246 277 760

  • 15:00 – 16:00 Line Dancing Brampton Manor Country Club, Chesterfield

Tue 28 Oct

Phone for prices / 01246 277 760

  • 15:00 – 16:00 Line Dancing Brampton Manor Country Club, Chesterfield

Tue 4 Nov

Phone for prices / 01246 277 760

  • 15:00 – 16:00 Line Dancing Brampton Manor Country Club, Chesterfield
…and 3 more dates until 25 Nov

Galtres Centre, Easingwold

Wed 22 Oct

Phone for prices / 01347 822472

Wed 29 Oct

Phone for prices / 01347 822472

Wed 5 Nov

Phone for prices / 01347 822472

…and 3 more dates until 26 Nov

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Saturday Life Drawing Class

Artist Graham Flack leads this drawing workshop; learn how others have portrayed the human figure, and then practise drawing from a life model yourself. Materials are supplied; suitable for all levels of experience. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 15 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 13 Dec

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

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Stargazers

A show in the planetarium exploring the night sky. Learn how to find your way around the sky using the stars, spot seasonal constellations and identify other naked-eye objects. Best for under 7s.

Glasgow Science Centre

Tue 21 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Wed 22 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Thu 23 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

…and 7 more dates until 30 Oct

Abs/Blast: Workshop

Fitness session.

The Venue, Lincoln

Tue 21 Oct

£2 / 01522 583761

Tue 28 Oct

£2 / 01522 583761

Tue 4 Nov

£2 / 01522 583761

…and 3 more dates until 25 Nov

The Experimentrics

An interactive show full of discoveries mixing live experiments, inventions and physical theatre with practical jokes and lots of mess.

Pontardawe Arts Centre

Tue 21 Oct

£6 / 01792 863722

Generation by Night

Early evening talks, demonstrations, hands-on art-making sessions, live music and other creative responses to the Generation art programme.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

An artist's talk from Ross Sinclair and a site-specific DJ set from Loops Haunt. Part of Generation.

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Julie Roberts talks about how institutional constraints on the female body affect her work. Part of Generation.

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Ciara Phillips, Claire Barclay and Kate Davis discuss their work. Part of Generation.

Introduction to Dressmaking

If you've always wanted to make your own dresses, this course gives you the chance to learn the necessary sewing techniques (including those tricky zips and sleeves) and know-how in adapting patterns to make your very own couture masterpiece. With instructor Hazel Lethaby.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 25 Oct

£200 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs Saturdats, 6 Sep–8 Nov, 2014.

Sat 1 Nov

£200 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs Saturdats, 6 Sep–8 Nov, 2014.

Sat 8 Nov

£200 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs Saturdats, 6 Sep–8 Nov, 2014.

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Art Cart Adventures

Create badges and coloured spectacles in response to the exhibitions on show.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01382 909900

Part of Discovery Film Festival.

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01382 909900

Part of Discovery Film Festival.

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01382 909900

Part of Discovery Film Festival.

…and 2 more dates until 9 Nov

Christmas workshops: Wreath making

An opportunity to create your own festive decoration with the greenery and expert tuition provided, plus items such as ribbon, candles and silk flowers are available for you to buy on the day.

National Trust: Cliveden, Maidenhead

Tue 2 Dec

£35 / 01628 605069

Wed 3 Dec

£35 / 01628 605069

Countless Hedgehogs: Workshop

Find out more about hedgehogs through conservation tips, storytelling, and opportunities to make a craft hedgehog.

New Walk Museum And Art Gallery, Leicester

Wed 22 Oct

£2.50 for activities / 0116 225 4900

Crafty Mondays @ Naked Bean Cafe

Adult Art and Craft Courses every Monday throughout November

Gallery Oldham

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0161 770 4653

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 0161 770 4653

Mon 17 Nov

Free / 0161 770 4653

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 0161 770 4653

Creative Art Classes

Workshops for teenagers in all sorts of visual art disciplines, from t-shirt printing to pottery. Materials are included, and participants may use the classes as a space to work on an independent project. Ages 11–16.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Sat 25 Oct

£36 for 6 week session (£30) / 0300 300 1210

Sat 1 Nov

£36 for 6 week session (£30) / 0300 300 1210

Sat 8 Nov

£36 for 6 week session (£30) / 0300 300 1210

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Dundee Science Centre Free Family Fun Day

Visit Dundee Science Centre to experience a wide range of science activities – including exciting shows, hands-on workshops and interactive exhibits. Find out more about the fascinating research conducted right on your very doorstep. Featuring: • Help Scientists Beat Cancer Have you ever wondered what it would be like to…

Dundee Science Centre

Sun 2 Nov

Free Booking required / 01382 868608

Part of Dundee Science Festival.

Emma Noble/ Kat Henderson

Theatre-themed art and craft workshops.

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Tue 4 Nov

£7 / 02392 828282

Tue 11 Nov

£7 / 02392 828282

Tue 18 Nov

£7 / 02392 828282

…and 2 more dates until 2 Dec

Enamelling

Bonnie Mackintosh leads an enamelling workshop. Use various techniques and fuse glass to copper. Suitable for beginners.

Riverhouse, Walton-on-Thames

Tue 21 Oct

£87 / 01932 253354

  • 12:00 – 14:00 Enamelling Riverhouse, Walton-on-Thames

Tue 28 Oct

£87 / 01932 253354

  • 12:00 – 14:00 Enamelling Riverhouse, Walton-on-Thames

Flamenco Dance/Percussion Course

New learners of all ages, genders and levels are welcome to come and learn some flamenco moves.

Alba Flamenca, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£6.50–£8 / 07540 335270

Sat 1 Nov

£6.50–£8 / 07540 335270

Sat 8 Nov

£6.50–£8 / 07540 335270

…and 5 more dates until 13 Dec

Gentle Dance: Workshop (Over 55s)

A relaxed dancing workshop for the over 55s, looking at ballroom dancing, Latin and other forms of social dancing. All abilities welcome.

Trinity Centre, Bristol

Mon 27 Oct

£3 donations welcome

Mon 3 Nov

£3 donations welcome

Mon 10 Nov

£3 donations welcome

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Karma Jewellery Workshop

Learn some of Karma's techniques for creating bespoke jewellery using locally sourced and ethical materials.

Black Box, Belfast

Tue 28 Oct

Phone for prices

Life Drawing Workshops with Dilip Sur

Acclaimed Indian artist Dilip Sur returns to the Arts & Humanities Festival for a second year, offering a series of free life drawing workshops. The sessions will take place in the Anatomy Museum.

King's College, London WC2R

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7836 5454

Mini French Music

Sing, play and story sessions with toys and games to teach French to wee ones aged 0–4..

Marchmont St Giles' Church, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Oct

£35 / 0131 447 4359

Please note: This course runs 23 Oct – 27 Nov.

Wed 5 Nov

£35 / 0131 447 4359

Please note: This course runs 23 Oct – 27 Nov.

Wed 12 Nov

£35 / 0131 447 4359

Please note: This course runs 23 Oct – 27 Nov.

…and 2 more dates until 26 Nov

Monkey Drama

Fun and developmental classes for little ones, based on the notion that enjoying drama and the creative arts is good for children's social and emotional well-being. Suitable for ages 2–5.

Juniper Green Parish Church Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Oct

£6 per session; block of five £27.50; block of ten £50

  • 15:30 Monkey Drama Juniper Green Parish Church Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 3 Nov

£6 per session; block of five £27.50; block of ten £50

  • 15:30 Monkey Drama Juniper Green Parish Church Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Nov

£6 per session; block of five £27.50; block of ten £50

  • 15:30 Monkey Drama Juniper Green Parish Church Hall, Edinburgh
…and 7 more dates until 29 Dec

RSNO Community Orchestra

Perth Community Orchestra is a new initiative from Scotland’s National Orchestra, the RSNO, in partnership with Horsecross Arts. This is an orchestra geared for those who play anything from grade 1 to grade 4 standard. Whether you played an instrument at school and haven’t picked it up in years, or are a beginner…

Perth Concert Hall

Sun 30 Nov

Norie Miller Studio

£4 (£3) / 01738 621031

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