Events

Inspired by Life Exhibition

MEET THE ARTISTS 5TH MAY AND 2ND JUNE.

An exciting exhibition of figurative art and portraits by Abi Anderson and Kevin Threlfall.

Exploring past and present, the exhibition combines classical traditions of portraiture with experimental contemporary representations of the human body.

Highlighting remarkably varied approaches, the exhibition features highly detailed paintings as well as studies from life drawing sessions and sketchbooks. During the show Kevin and Abi will be painting in the gallery on 5th May and 2nd June, allowing visitors to see how work develops and changes over the course of the exhibition.

Whether intense, dramatic or quietly intimate, all of the works in this exhibition encouraged visitors to change the way we think about and perceive art’s oldest subject: the human form.

Time/Dates:  10am to 3pm Monday to Thursday and Saturdays 5th May to 2nd June

Cost:  Free event - no need to book

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Creative Photography with David Preston

Join us for our creative photography afternoon working along side local photographer David Preston, in his introductory workshop which will start you on a journey to become more creative with your digital photography.

Modern digital cameras are very sophisticated and produce technically excellent photographs, but good photography needs to express your vision of the scene or object and it should be your unique interpretation of what you are seeing.

During the workshop, you get out and about around Slaithwaite village, learning the basic principles of setting up a great image, utilising settings on your camera and using readily available software to edit the final image.

Bring your own SLR or bridge camera to learn how to get the best from it... minimum requirement is some manual control to adjust shutter speed and aperture. If in doubt, get in touch with the model of your camera.

The workshop will also cover some editing techniques including mobile phone and tablet apps so please bring these along too if you have them.

We have 2 workshop dates - 9th June for over 16s and 28th July for 10 - 15 years.

Find out more about David on his website http://photography.davidpreston.com/

Time/Date:   10am to 1pm Saturday 9th June and 28th July

Cost: £40

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Make a Ring with Mia Calderisi

 

Mia Calderisi of Designs by Mia is an amazing contemporary jeweller and experienced tutor.  We are delighted that she joins us for a series of workshops through 2018 into 2019.

In this workshop you will choose from a selection of techniques to make a series of rings such as texturing, stamping, twisting, sawing etc. You will learn to measure your ring size and then make up a ring to fit. You will leave at the end of the day with a unique silver ring and a good foundation of skills in jewellery making.

To find out more about Mia and her work see her facebook page DesignsbyMia and her website www.designsbymia.co.uk

Image:  Under the Sea range

Time/Dates:  10am to 4pm Saturday 30th June and Tuesday 20th November

Cost:  £70 includes full tuition, use of specialist equipment, materials and buffet lunch

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Candle Making with Kim Searle

Kim Searle of Darn it Workshops returns with her popular candle making workshop.  All materials included, and you'll have an opportunity to make several candles - you are welcome to bring your own small vessels like vintage teacups etc.

We are running 2 workshops, one on Tuesday 28th August and a further workshop on Wednesday 10th October - why not join us for both!

Time/Dates:  11am to 1pm Tuesday 28th August and 6.30pm to 8.30pm Wednesday 10th October

Cost:  £20

 

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Rocking Family Workshop

Find, paint and hide pretty painted pebbles in our Rocking Family Workshop.  Have you ever been out and about in Slaithwaite and found a pretty pebble? Did you know you can give them a home or re-hide them for some other lucky person?

We'll introduce you to this fun family activity - you'll have the chance to paint your own selection of pebbles, head out into Slaithwaite to explore and (fingers crossed) find some pebbles and if you like, hide your own.

Check out Colne Valley Rocks to find out more about this fun activity.

Time/Date:  Saturday 26th May 10am to 12pm

Costs: £2 per person

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Artist Led Specialist Workshops

Our artist led workshops are the perfect opportunity to develop a new skill, 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.

For our final summer workshop, join Howard Asher, Holmfirth based artist for an acrylic painting workshop.  Be inspired by Howard's use of colour and geometric patterns to create your own canvas piece.

Following a lifetime of working with colour and pattern in his career as a textile designer working primarily in the United States and Europe designing woven and printed fabrics for fashion and the home, and exhibiting his work in France, Germany, Italy, the US and latterly in Shanghai.

He now works in acrylics on block canvases beginning with colour washes over which are laid multi layers of colour, patterns and textures. The imagery use comes from a lifetime creating patterns, and combining inspiration from Japan, Indis, Art Deco and many ethnic cultures

Times/Dates:  Saturday 23rd June 10am to 1pm 

Costs:  £40 per workshop

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Drawing and Painting Monday mornings

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 2018 classes return 8th January

Cost: £10 per session - book weekly or by half term block

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Fused Glass Monday Day & Evening

Learn the basic and advanced 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 with more 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.  Day classes begin from 16th April 2018

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

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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 Winter classes begin 31st October

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

 

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Craftanoon Wednesday afternoons

Craftanoon is our relaxed afternoon of crafting - it's a time to try out craft skills and create your own handmade uniques pieces.  Each term, we cover a range of drawing and crafting skills such as weaving, paper cutting; felting; collage and bookbinding, linked to classic and contemporary artists work.

This is a weekly class that you can dip in and out of to suit your availability,

 

Time/Date:  1pm to 3pm Thursdays from June 7th 

Cost:  £10 per week 

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Ceramics Wednesday evening & Thursday morning

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

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 evening 7pm to 9pm and Thursday daytime 10am to 11.30am

Cost:  Day class £15 weekly; Evening Class £20 weekly - discount for block booking available

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Wednesday Workshops monthly evenings

Our Wednesday Workshops are the perfect mid-week wind down.  Join us for an 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 crafted-by-me finished piece!

All tuition, materials, 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. Programme includes:                     

May 16th - Wire Sculptures
June 20th - Felted Florals
July 18th - Screen Printed Totes

Times/Dates: Wednesday 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Cost:  £15 

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Stained Glass Tuesday Short Course

Our popular Stained Glass class returns for a 9 hour short course.  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 have the opportunity to design and create your own 2D project.  Our extended class really gives the chance to get to grips with each part of the process, and the small group size ensures there is plenty of individual guidance and advice.

Each day is 3 hours and  includes full tuition, use of specialist equipment, a glass allowance and light refreshments.

Times/Dates:  Tuesday 10th, 17th and 24th July 10am to 1pm  THEN 9th, 16th and 23rd October

Cost:  £90

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Landscape Drawing & Painting Thursday evening

Join Maggie O’Keeffe for our summer Landscape Drawing & Painting course. 

Explore Slaithwaite village with it's diverse environment of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, River Colne, mill architecture and vibrant village life.  Maggie is a practising artist and Mindful Drawing tutor with a breadth of experience and a gentle approach to her classes.  Suitable for absolute beginners to the more experienced, this is a great all round class to immerse yourself in drawing and painting techniques whilst enjoying the summer evenings outdoors (fingers crossed!), weather dependent.

Times/Dates:  6.30pm to 8.30pm from 7th June to 19th July excluding 28th June (6 weeks).

Cost:  £15 per session or £12 equivalent if you book the block

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Play with Clay Wednesday after school

Ammie Flexen is our resident ceramicist and experienced art tutor.  This New Year she is bringing her tutoring skills to this specialist after school class aimed at creative children aged 6 plus.

The children will learn a variety of techniques such as including pinch, coil and moulded forms, creating your own small pieces to decorate with slips and glazes which are a mixture of fun and function.

Ammie has worked with all ages for over 25 years, teaching and creating fabulous clay work with children exploring imagination and skills in clay. She explains "Clay is a fun and calming material to explore, helping to develop fine motor skills, concentration, coordination and confidence. As well as the oldest craft, clay is all about science and transformation into gorgeous glazes. We will be exploring exciting techniques and learning new skills. Everything will be fired and glazed so they can bring it home. This class is for all skills levels, suitable for beginners and children who have some."

All materials, equipment, firing and tuition is included. Please be aware that not all processes can be complete in one session, so we recommend booking the block if possible.

Time/Dates:  Wednesday 4pm to 5.30pm restarts 7th March

Cost:  £10 per session

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Create Art Club Thursday after school

Our after school art class for over 5s  runs term time every Thursday 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.

MOVING TO THURSDAYS FROM 19th April 2018

Time/Dates:  4pm to 5pm Thursdays in term time

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

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Junior Art Club Saturdays

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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 2018 classes return Saturday 13th January 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)

ART VISIT SATURDAY 20TH JANUARY

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Young Creatives 10 years plus

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Our Saturday 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 13th January

Cost:  £9 per session (can be booked in half term blocks or pay weekly)

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Family Workshops

MAY 19TH FAMILY WORKSHOP - BEAUTIFUL BUNTING!

Family friendly sessions are an opportunity to make and create together.  We run them termly and in the school holidays and we try out a different medium each workshop - could be felting; decoupage; frottage; printing and maybe a bit of egg blowing thrown in!!!!  

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!

In our Beautiful Bunting workshop we'll be using frottage (rubbings) and marbling to create splendid patterns which you can string into bunting - work together to create a really long piece.

Times/Dates:  Saturdays 2.30pm to 4pm 19th May

Cost:  £7 per person, big or small (3s and under go free)  

 

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Preschool Programme at Create Space

We've a fabulous programme of baby and preschooler activities all held in our Create Space on New Street, it's an 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....

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

Mondays, Tuesdays and 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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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

Looking 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 (single) printed gift voucher.  We post just one gift voucher to the value of the purchase, unless specifically requested.

Cost:  Form £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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