Events

Young Roots at the LBT

Fantastic art experience for 12 to 19 year olds exclusively this summer!

This summer we are collaborating with Lawerence Batley Theatre on an exciting heritage art project.  Only for 12 to 19 year olds and free to take part in - places are extremely limited, we have just 10 places, so booking is essential!

Why get involved in Young Roots?  You will be creating fantastic artwork based on the dramatic Grade II* listed building - home to the Lawrence Batley Theatre! As a Globe Arts Young Creative you’ll have opportunities to team up with LBT Young Leaders to explore the history and heritage of the building; contribute towards your next Arts Award level; Exhibit your artwork as part of an interactive event at the LBT on 18th August. Plus, you'll develop your research and creative making skills using Photography; Drawing; Painting and Printmaking

Times/Dates:  Saturday 15th & 22nd July at Lawrence Batley 10am to 1pm                                                               Wednesday 2nd, 9th, 16th August 10am to 1pm at Globe Arts Studio                                                                              Exhibition on Friday 18th August 10am to 4pm at Lawrence Batley Theatre                

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Creative Digital Photography for Children aged 10 plus

David Preston returns with his Creative Digital Photography workshop but this time it's just for the kids!  Aimed at children aged 10 years plus who are keen to increase their camera skills - bring your own digital SLR or we have 2 available to loan.

David says you'll "learn the basics of digital photography and get more from your camera. As well as understanding the basics of good composition and lighting you will learn how to use your camera to become creative and experimental. After the course you will be on your way to creating your own unique images. Email support is provided after the course if you have any further questions or just want to share your images or have them critiqued.

Times/Dates:  10am to 1pm Saturday 22nd July and Saturday 23rd September

Costs:  £40

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Bricks4Kids Summer Builder Workshops

Summer Holiday Dates 4th and 30th August

We have a 2 hour Builder Workshop for the enthusiastic lego builder!  This fun workshop is aimed at children aged 5 plus who love to construct and there will be lots of opportunity to build a host of moving models of increasing levels of complexity and challenge (so suitable for the early builders to those with more experience).

Bricks4Kids are experts in the delivery of builder workshops, and run our term time after school club too.  So, book your children in for a morning of making - and you can go and enjoy a couple of hours me time!

Jurassic Brick World... creating a world of dinosaurs on 4th August

Pirate Adventure... building and exploring a treasure island on 30th August

Dates/Time:  Friday 4th August 2pm to 4pm and Wednesday 30th August 10am to 12pm Create Space (entrance on New Street)

Cost:  £10 per person

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Wednesday Workshops – Summer programme

Our popular Wednesday Workshops return this summer in a series of afternoon and evening workshops, giving you the opportunity to try out a range crafts from screen printing to fused glass, and go home with a unique finished masterpiece.

Each workshop includes guided demonstration, materials, use of specialist equipment, light refreshments.

Screen Printed Tote Bags - 26th July                                                                                                                                        Silk Painted Pictures (includes frame) - 2nd August                                                                                                              Batik Cushion Cover - 9th August                                                                                                                                               Fused Glass Window Hanging - 16th August                                                                                                                           Decoupage Trinket Boxes - 23rd August                                                                                                                                   Lino Print Cards - 30th August

Times/Dates:  2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm Wednesdays 26th July; 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th August

Cost:  £15 includes finished item e.g. tote bag, frame, cushion cover.

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Summer School Safari – Tuesdays for Kids

This summer, visual arts meets bushcraft in our unique Summer School adventure, Tuesdays during the summer holidays here in Slaithwaite.   We've teamed up with BeMoreOutdoors (Babes in the Wood)  to bring together a fantastic opportunity for children to immerse themselves in both the arts and outdoors.

We will be providing high quality arts experiences for all ages encouraging creativity and building confidence.  Our arts workshops will explore creativity through drawing, painting, print making and 3D sculpture. 

Be More Outdoors is a well-established forest school who focus on engaging with the outdoors to promote personal development.  Our bush craft session will offer den building, fire lighting and lots of power tools!  All outdoors at our unique setting at the Horsefield on the edge of Slaithwaite village.

Sessions for 6 to 9 years & 10 to 14 years

Typical Day:

8.15am drop off (extra) – Wake Up Yoga                                                                                                                      9.30am -12pm –Bush Craft                                                                                                                                                12pm – 1pm – Camp Fire lunch at the Horsefield                                                                                                                 1pm – 3.30pm – Art workshop                                                                                                                                                  4pm – 5pm (extra)  - Wind down Mindfulness

Dates/Times: Tuesday 25th July; 1st; 8th; 15th and 22nd August - 9.30am to 3.30pm – ask about early drop and late pick up

Cost:  £30 includes lunch – early drop off/late pick up add £10

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Make a Cake Stand Fused Glass Workshop

Inspired by the fused glass classes and workshops we run?  Love to entertain and would like create your own bespoke cake stand?  Our 1 day workshop this summer is the perfect day for you....

Perfect for those new to fused glass as we'll over the basics, or those with more experience.  In the morning, you'll learn the basics, design and make the top layer of your cake stand, following a buffet lunch you'll spend the afternoon making the base layer of the cake stand.

All tuition, materials (including the cake stand) and lunch are included - please note that we will need to fuse and have the stand holes drilled after the workshop, so we will need some time to complete each stand.

Times/Dates:  10am to 4pm Monday 14th August

Cost:  £125 fully inclusive

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Personal Practise Life Class

Our two day personal practice workshop is aimed at students preparing/returning for University, artists wishing to enhance their own practice and for those who want to re-engage and further their practice in a studio setting.

Mornings are focused guided/tutored workshops - day one life drawing; day two drawing for print.  Both afternoons give you the freedom to progress your own pieces.

The workshop is held in our Create Space, New Street which is a large studio space. 

All tuition and materials are provided and use of equipment and light refreshments included.  You are welcome to bring your own sketchbooks, brushes etc. if you prefer to work with your familiar things.

Times/Dates:  10am to 4pm Thursday 24th and Friday 25th August

Cost:  £60 per day

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OPEN DAY – September 6th from 1pm

Wednesday 6th September 1pm to 9pm

FREE EVENT

We are hosting an open day this September, giving you the opportunity to visit the Studio, meet tutors, find out about courses and workshops and have a try at a few art and craft activities

We'll be open between 1pm and 9pm, with a demonstrations and tasters running throughout the day/evening.

There will be chance to sign up to Autumn courses and exclusive discounts on the day!!!!

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Drawing and Painting Mondays

Weekly art class during term time. Develop a range of skills using wet and dry media, progress from beginner to intermediate. We theme the course such as still life, portraiture, landscape, or you are welcome to work on your own project if you prefer - contact us to find out what we are currently working towards.

All tuition, materials and light refreshments included.

Date/Time: Mondays 10am to 11.30am term time only Autum classes return from September 11th

Cost: Half term block at £7.50 per session; or pay weekly £10 per session

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Fused Glass Monday Evening

Learn the basic techniques of fused glass making, or develop your skills further in our term time evening class - perfect to experiment and create your own small project pieces.  You will learn a variety of fusing methods and materials including frits, confetti, stringer and inclusions.

Suitable for beginners and those will some fused glass experience, and includes all tuition, equipment, materials (significant glass stock included with the option to purchase additional glass if needed for large projects). 

Dates/Time:  Mondays term time 6.30pm to 8pm.  Autumn classes begin from 11th September

Cost:  £18 per session if booked as a half term block or £20 pay weekly

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Dry Stone Walling in Miniature Monday Evening

Our exciting new course in dry stone walling is led by building and masonry expert Lance Gilbert. Learn all the skills needed to build your own dry stone wall and more.

The 6 week course includes everything included - equipment, materials, tuition and refreshments!!!  Plus you take home your own to scale models.

Time/Dates: Wednesdays 7pm to 9pm from 11th September


Cost: £150

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Life Drawing Tuesday Evening

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Develop a wide range of fundamental techniques using wet and dry media.  Friendly atmosphere, small class size, experienced tutor, and a variety of models, all abilities welcome from beginners to those wishing to develop their practise.  All tuition, materials and equipment are provided. 

 

Date/Time: Tuesdays at 6.30pm to 8.30pm term time Autumn classes begin from September 12th

Cost: £18 weekly or £15 equivalent when booked as a block.

 

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Ceramics – Wednesday evening

Our Ceramics course is the perfect opportunity to unwind whilst working with clay.  You will learn a variety of techniques, including pinch, coil and moulded forms, creating your own small pieces to decorate with slips and glazes. 

This term we will be trying out some new surface techniques, learning about different stages of clay, construction and adding detaisl like handles and feet. We will  be trying slip decoration on raw clay, adding under-glazes to bisque ware and trying some wax resist glazing. We will be making objects that are a mixture of function and fun.

 Ammie has worked clay in large scale public projects and taught ceramics for over 25 years. She is a resident in the new Globe Arts studio workspaces.

Suitable for beginners and those who enjoy working with clay. All materials, equipment, firing and tuition is included.  We limit our class sizes to ensure a relaxed, friendly environment with plenty of one to one support available.

Dates/Times:  Wednesday term time from 7pm to 9pm running till 26th July and restarts 13th September

Cost:  Half term blocks at £18 per session or pay weekly at £20 per session

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Wednesday Workshops – Afternoon and Evening

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New dates for Summer released!

Our Wednesday Workshops are the perfect mid-week wind down.  Join us for an afternoon or evening of art and craft, each session we will be a new technique, and the two hours gives you time to try out the technique - a great introduction to a new skill and go home with your own finished piece!

All tuition, materials (tote bag; frame; cushion cover etc.), use of specialist equipment and light refreshments are included at the session.  Come along with a friend or on your own for an creative, calming session.  We've Screen Printing; Silk Painting; Batik; Fused Glass and Decoupage

Times/Dates: Wednesdays 2pm to 4pm OR 6pm to 8pm

Screen Printed Tote Bags (26th July); Silk Painted Framed Pictures (2nd Aug); Batik (9th Aug); Fused Glass Window Hanging (16th Aug); Decoupage Tricket Boxes (23rd August)

Cost:  £15 per person

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The Art Class – Thursday morning

The Art Class is a great class for those looking to explore their creativity through the exploration of a range of art and craft techniques.  Jackie Harrowsmith, is a talented and experienced artist and Art teacher and she will ensure that you build confidence to try different techniques from drawing, painting, print-making and textiles.

An enjoyable, social class aimed at those wanting to return to art as well as providing challenge for those with more experience.

Dates/Times:  Thursdays 10am to 11.30am summer classes to 20th July and returns from 14th September

Cost:  £12 per week or £10 per session if booked as a block

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Stained Glass Thursday Evening

Our brand new Stained Glass evening class begins this Autumn.  Tutor Diane Mellor is an experienced stained glass artist and she will lead you through the basics of glass cutting, soldering and leading glass.  You'll design small projects to be enjoyed at home, beginning with a window panel A4 to A3 in size suitable for hanging.

Each class includes full tuition, use of specialist equipment, a generous glass allowance and light refreshments.

Times/Dates:  Thursdays 6.30pm to 8.30pm from 14th September - term time

Cost:  £20 per week or £18 equivalent if booked as a block

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ArTalk and Class Thursday Evening

Dr Tom Ratcliffe returns this Autumn with a series of one hour Art History talks, each talk will be followed by a practical class inspired by the topic of the talk.

Fantastic new course for the art lover to immerse themselves in the history of art and try out the techniques and style of the great masters.

Times/Dates:  6.30pm to 8.30pm Thursday 14th September to 19th October

Costs:  £15 weekly or £12 equivalent if booked as a block

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First Saturday Workshop – Monthly Specialist Workshop

Our First Saturday workshops are the perfect opportunity to develop a new skill each month, working alongside a talented, local artist.  The half day sessions give an insight into each artists specialist technique, giving you chance to explore and experiment their techniques.

Each 3 hour workshop includes all tuition, materials, use of specialist equipment and light refreshments.

Book all 5 workshops at once and receive a thank you discount by getting one free (enter 544 discount code at the checkout)

August 6th (Sunday) - Papercut Pictures with Leanne Schofield

Leanne will show you how to transform an obervational picture into an intricate papercut with pattern work layered over maps to compliment the tones of the animal.  At the end of the session you'll be well on the way to completing your own unique papercut animal.

September 9th - Screen Printing with Dan Booth;                                                                                                       October 7th - Porcelian Ceramics with Ammie Flexen;                                                                                                  Novemeber 4th - Headwear with Ruth of Hope Bespoke

Times/Dates:  10am to 1pm July 8th; Aug 6th; Sept 9th; Oct 7th; Nov 4th

Costs:  £40 per workshop

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Preschool Programme at Create Space

Autumn Classes begin week commencing 11th September

We've a fabulous programme of baby and preschooler activities all held in our Create Space on New Street, it's anan exciting programme of engaging, inspiring and creative activites.  Each session is delivered by experienced and specialist provision to ensure you and your child have a high quality and fun experience that enhances your child's development.

Sessions are for under 5s and most are suitable for babies to preschoolers....

Mondays at 3.55pm from 11th September - Little Linguists North  - book at littlelinguistsnorth@yahoo.com 

Tuesdays at 10.30am - Rhythm Time Huddersfield - book at https://rhythmtime.net/classes?doSearch=1&franchise=49

Thursdays from 10.45am - Mini Professors Huddersfield - book at Huddersfield@miniprofessors.co.uk

Fridays from 10am (6-18mths) and 11.30 (19mths-5yrs) - Arty Adventures - message Lorna direct via the facebook link

Please note - sessions are brought to you by independent organisations and to book please follow their own links above.

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Create Art Club – Wednesday afternoon for Kids

Our after school art class for over 5s  runs term time every Wednesday after school, for children aged 5 plus.  We'll be creating and introducing a whole host of art and craft techniques - class starts at 4pm to 5pm, but you are free to drop you child from the school run from 3.30pm.  We aim to introduce new skills and activities, and ensure each child has their own masterpieces to take home, as well as creating collaborative pieces to celebrate the Create Art Club too.  Book individual classes or for the half term.

Time/Dates:  4pm to 5pm Wednesdays in term time - next block begins Wednesday 13th September

Cost:  £6 per session if booked weekly (book a block for equivalent of £5 per session)

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Bricks4Kids Lego Club – Wednesday after school

Look out for our Summer Holiday Workshops...

Fantastic after school club led by Bricks4Kids returns from September 2017

Bricks4Kidz classes provide an extraordinary atmosphere for children, where we learn, we build, we play… with LEGO® Bricks. Programmes are built around our proprietary model plans, designed by engineers and architects, with exciting themes such as space, construction, and amusement parks.  Their specially designed project kits and theme-based models provide the building blocks for the Bricks4Kidz approach to educational play.

Time/Dates:  4pm to 5pm from Wednesdays term-time (doors open at 3.30pm)

Cost:  £5 per session

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Junior Saturday Art Club – term-time

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Weekly, term-time art club for children 4 to 14 years.

We run term time, developing technical art and craft skills, all children have the option to work towards Arts Award Explore which provides a broad structure to the art club (there is a separate charge for certification).  We ensure the children create alongside merging artists who inspire and enthuse.  Our staff include experienced teachers, with DBS and first aid.

All Autumn Classes return Saturday 16th September from 9.30am

Mini Junior - 4 to 7 years:  Saturdays 9.30am to 10.30am (£7 per session)

Junior - 8 to 9 years: Saturdays 11am to 12.30pm  (£8 per session)

Young Creatives - 10 years plus:  Saturdays 11am to 1pm (£9 per session)

NO ART CLUBS 25TH NOV - CHRISTMAS FAIR

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Young Creatives – 12 to 16 years

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Our brand new art class specifically for young people.  Perfect for those who love getting creative and those working towards their GCSE Art.

The 2 hour weekly sessions give time and space to get creative, access specialist equipment, work alongside experienced artists and art tutors, as well as learn new skills and develop creative confidence.

Why not try our half term afternoon session to really boost your portfolio?

Time/Dates:  Saturdays term time 11am to 1pm - next block begins Saturday 29th April

Cost:  £8 per session (can be booked in half term blocks or pay weekly)

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Family Workshops

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Family friendly sessions are an opportunity to make and create together.  We run them most months and we try out a different medium each workshop - could be ceramics or felting or drawing or 3D...

We explore a different technique at each session, so there is always new things to try.  It's a great way to spend an afternoon together and there is always something to take home!

Times/Dates:  Saturdays 2pm to 3.30pm - 20th May print making; 8th July felted florals

Cost:  £6 per person, big or small (3s and under go free)

 

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Family workshops with Jane Howroyd

Jane Howroyd of Arts4All, returns this year with a series of family and adult workshops introducing a host of craft activities:

29th July 10am to 11.30am (£6 per person) Storying Telling Stones - as a family make a collection of storytelling stones and a chance to have a go at telling stories using them, as well as the chance to make summer inspired crafts and images including rainbow collages.

21st October 10am to 11.30am  (£6 per person) Votive Tealight Holders - get together as a family and create some Halloween inspired votive tea light holders as well as other Halloween crafts

23rd December 10am to 11.30am (£6 per person) Family Christmas wreath making session and other Christmas activities.  Create a wreath using natural materials and other Christmas crafts including the chance to do some fun Christmas painting and collage using real spices

1st and 8th December 6.30pm to 8pm (£20 per person) Adult wreath making workshop.  A relaxing evening making your own wreath using natural materials as well as the chance to learn how to make willow stars for decorating your wreath; topped off with mince pies and hot drinks!

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Parties & Private Hire

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Enjoy exclusive use of our Studio space, along with an art or craft activity of your choice.  Suitable for children, teens, adults and groups.

We can offer parties from age 4 years and above - prices start from £120 for up to 8 people with add on options for catering and party bags.

Contact us for more information.

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Gift Voucher

Globe-Logo-Icon-(Grey) 1Looking to treat someone special (or yourself)?  Not sure which course to go for?

Our gift vouchers are a flexible option, redeemable against any class, course, workshop or private party and valid for 12 months from your date of purchase.  Simply purchase the number of "tickets" you would like and any special message, in multiples of £10 and we will send you a printed voucher.

Cost:  £10 per "ticket"

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Schools

"Explore the language of art"

We deliver visual art workshops from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 5, tailored to your curriculum needs, aimed at increasing confidence, skills and expertise. We offer flexible programmes from full day, ½ day, after-school, inset and holiday provision to teacher CDP. Each workshop is fully planned, delivered and evaluated to achieve maximum impact. We are accredited to deliver Arts Award Explorer to Silver and can contribute additional hours to your existing Arts Award provision, or develop a full programme. Guide price £250 for a half day workshop plus materials.

Benefits of an arts-rich school environment:

  • Encourage positive attitudes and behaviour, and increase attendance levels
  • Develop life skills such as critical thinking, self discipline, self-efficacy and teamwork. As well as understanding that your own behaviour has consequences.
  • Integrated arts across the curriculum show higher average reading and maths scores compared to similar school who have not
  • Students from low income families who take part in arts activities at school are x3 more likely to get a degree than those who don’t
  • High school students who engage in the arts at school are twice as likely to volunteer than those who don’t engage, and are 20% more likely to vote as young adults
  • Employability of students who study arts subjects is higher and they are more likely to stay in employment
 
School pictures

"staff thought it (Building Bridges) was stunning and the impact was good and caused discussion"

Community Courses

"Build a healthy, strong community"

We specialise in fused glass, printing, life drawing, as well as painting and drawing techniques using a wide variety of media. We offer evening and day-time classes, weekend workshops, family sessions, gallery visits and more in our seasonal calendar. All our classes include full tuition, materials and equipment on the day. Prices start from £10. Benefits of participating in visual arts:

  • Learn new skills and keep the synapses active
  • Generally improve your health and well-being
  • Reduce stress and anxiety and improve your own performance
  • Meet new people and connect as part of a creative community
 
Community Courses

"Absolutely brilliant. Wonderful tutors, atmosphere and it's such fun"

Business

"Affect change, motivate and inspire your staff through visual art"

We offer visual art sessions, which focus on the process to develop recognition, self-esteem, team working and community building. Contact us for a free taster session to experience our work and how this can impact of positive thinking and productivity. Sessions are tailored for your organisation’s objectives and individual’s needs and can be delivered in one to one, small group work, or larger team sessions. Guide price £250 for a half day workshop plus materials.

Benefits of creativity in the workplace:

  • Decrease the negative impact of stress and emotional difficulties. In 2013, 23.5 million days were lost to work-related ill health, with stress, depression and anxiety accounting for 50% of lost days (averaging 23 days).
  • Provide the opportunity for staff to get to know each other and build stronger teams and your workplace community
  • Explore organisational issues, develop strengths and move forwards
  • Add value by contributing to your corporate social responsibility aspirations
 
Business

"At first I was apprehensive and nervous... I had no need to worry, Jackie really brought my confidence out"

Young People and Vulnerable Adults

"Develop life skills"

Our visual art workshops, classes and courses aim to inspire and enthuse young people, using a wide variety of media from painting and drawing, textiles, 3D to fused glass work. We can develop bespoke sessions to meet the specific objectives of your organisation and the needs of your young people. Guide price £250 for a half day workshop plus materials Benefits of art participation:

  • Learn new skills and expertise
  • Encourage positive attitudes and behaviour
  • Help to process emotions and feelings that you are struggling with
  • Develop life skills such as critical thinking, self discipline, self-efficacy and teamwork. As well as understanding that your own behaviour has consequences.
 
Young People

"I was particularly impressed with their ability to engage the young people in discussion in an empathetic and considered way"

Teacher Training

Enhance your CPD

Whether you are a new or seasoned teacher, continuing your professional development is important for you, your school and your pupils. Our courses give you the time and space to focus on your personal practice; to learn new and enhance existing skills and to develop new was of delivering topics using a variety of accessible equipment and medium, as well as providing opportunities for collaboration and networking. We have courses available for Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 5 staff and these are delivered by experienced, qualified teachers.

Twilight CPD - from £25 per person

After school, twilight sessions at our own Studio or in your school setting. These sessions can be tailored to suit your specific needs or be a more general introduction to a particular medium such as silk painting.

Full Day Courses - from £90 per person

Our one day courses focus on the develop skills using key medium such as printing, fused glass and life drawing, as well as traditional drawing and painting skills. Each course includes full tuition, materials and lunch.

Art Education Conference - June - £50 per person (25% early bird discount)

Our first (annual) conference is an excellent opportunity to meet local artists and art suppliers; discuss current hot topics in Art education and take part in practical workshops.  
Teacher Training

"fantastic, experienced tutors who have great skill with description and explanation of the task at hand"

Jackie and Rebecca are able to

work collaboratively to meet

personalised need and are flexible

and dynamic in their approach

Andrew Ketterick, Director of Education at Pivot Educational Consultancy

About Us

We set up Globe Arts Education in May 2014 with the aim of building confidence and inspiring creativity within young people, their families and the wider community, through the delivery of high quality visual art courses and events.

We have over 25 years of secondary teaching and subject leadership experience in the fields of Visual Art and Business and Enterprise. We want to use our professional experience to narrow the gaps in confidence, expertise and facilities within visual arts.

The Building Futures project helped

to show "I am a different and

changing person"

Tom

Aims for the Aspire Higher project were "to

gain my confidence back after the holidays,

this activity today has helped me"

Charlotte


Our partners

Arts Award Centre

Arts Award inspires young people to grow their arts and leadership talents: it's creative, valuable and accessible.

www.artsaward.org.uk    

Family Arts Standards

www.familyarts.co.uk    

The Foundation for Social Impact

   

Creative Kirklees

http://creativekirklees.com/    

Huddersfield University – Architecture, Art and Design Department

Hosting Summer School

www.hud.ac.uk    

Kirklees Council

www.kirklees.gov.uk    

IYSS

   

Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing

   

Batley Girls High School

   

Royds Hall High School

http://www.roydshall.org/    

Ryburn Valley High School

www.rvhs.co.uk    

Rastrick Sixth Form College

www.rastrick.calderdale.sch.uk    

Pivot Educational Consultancy

www.pivot-care.co.uk    

The Building Bridges installation "had children

and staff stopping and talking, it suddenly

being there, staff thought it was stunning and

the impact was good and caused discussion"

(Mr Vayro, Deputy Head, Golcar Junior, Infant & Nursery)

Globe Arts Studio

Carr Lane
Slaithwaite
Huddersfield HD7 5AG

Email: info@globearts.org.uk

Tel: 01484 842887

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