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ARTS & CULTURE WORKSHOPS AUGUST - DECEMBER 2017 applaud // engage // create // discover


ANTRIM CASTLE GARDENS Randalstown Road, Antrim, BT41 4LH FOR BOOKINGS:

T. 028 9448 1338 or online theoldcourthousetheatre.com

AUGUST - DECEMBER 2017

CLOTWORTHY HOUSE

Randalstown Road, Antrim, BT41 4LH

CLASSES AND COURSES GENERAL INFORMATION

Advance booking is essential for all courses and classes. Concessionary prices will apply to anyone who is registered as disabled, those who are 60 years old and over, those in receipt of unemployment benefit and students. Any carer accompanying a person with a disability will be admitted free of charge. Enrolment will not be refunded other than for a medically certified illness or at the Manager’s discretion. In the unfortunate event of the course or class being cancelled by the Council, participants will be refunded in full. If you have any particular access needs please contact the individual venue directly for assistance. For certain courses and classes participants will be asked to bring along specific materials to work with. Details will be available from the individual venues. Lunch will not be provided for all day classes, however light refreshments are available in both The Garden Coffee Shop located at Antrim Castle Gardens and Yarn’s Bar located at Mossley Mill.

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FOR BOOKINGS:

T. 028 9448 1338 or online theoldcourthousetheatre.com

EYRE STUDIO

Randalstown Road, Antrim, BT41 4LH FOR BOOKINGS:

T. 028 9448 1338 or online theoldcourthousetheatre.com

POGUE'S ENTRY

Church Street, Antrim BT41 4BA FOR BOOKINGS:

T. 028 9448 1338 or online theoldcourthousetheatre.com

MUSEUM AT THE MILL

Mossley Mill, Carnmoney Road North, Newtownabbey, BT36 5QA FOR BOOKINGS: T. 028 9034 0202 or online theatreatthemill.com

BALLYEARL

85 Doagh Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 5RZ FOR BOOKINGS: Book in person at the Box Office, Theatre at The Mill or online theatreatthemill.com

BALLYCLARE TOWN HALL The Square, Ballyclare, BT39 9BB

FOR BOOKINGS: T. 028 9034 0202 or online theatreatthemill.com


Mini Beasts

Sat 26 Aug

Home Produce

Sat 2 Sept

Winter Wildlife

Sat 16 Sept

Berry Bliss

Sat 30 Sept

Garden Bird Feeders

Sat 14 Oct

Introduction to Stone Carving

Sat 21 Oct

Autumn in Your Garden

Sat 28 Oct

Traditional Spoon Carving

Sat 4 Nov

Traditional Potato Basket

Sat 18 Nov

Garden History Talk & Walk

Sat 25 Nov

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MINI BEASTS Tutor: Park Ranger Team Sat 26 Aug // 10.30am - 1pm Cost: Free // Age: Families

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Families are invited to join our Park Rangers on an activity packed and fun-filled half-day workshop focussing on the amazing world of insects. Join us for a rummage around Antrim Castle Gardens to see and learn about the many different mini beasts that live right under our noses.

FOR BOOKINGS: T. 028 9448 1338 or online theoldcourthousetheatre.com

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HOME PRODUCE Tutor: Vanessa Drew Sat 2 Sept // 10am - 4pm Cost: £20 & £18 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+ Would you like to reduce your food miles even slightly and find out where your food has come from? This workshop will help you become a little more self-sufficient, even with limited space, and cover growing your own fruit and vegetables, keeping livestock such as hens and making your own jams, chutneys, yoghurt, and even homemade wine!

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WINTER WILDLIFE

GARDEN BIRD FEEDERS

Tutor: Park Ranger Team Sat 16 Sept // 10.30am - 1pm Cost: Free // Age: Families

Tutor: Clive Lyttle Sat 14 Oct // Time: 10am - 4pm Cost: £55 & £49.50 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Join the Park Rangers for a half-day workshop consisting of an indoors presentation as well as a guided excursion around the grounds.

Spend the day with expert willow weaver and basket-maker, Clive Lyttle from Welig Heritage Crafts, creating woven willow bird feeders for the garden.

Focus will be on our wildlife species big and small, including the many fascinating ways in which they are able to deal with surviving through the harsh winter months.

Participants will have the chance to use basket-making skills to produce the feeders in a number of designs.

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BERRY BLISS

INTRODUCTION TO STONE CARVING

Tutor: Marian Partridge Sat 30 Sept // 11am - 1pm Cost: £15 & £13.50 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+ Come and join herbalist Marian Partridge to wild harvest the fruits of the autumn and learn to make herbal tonic conserves and cordials, robs and wines.

Tutor: Marc Kelly Sat 21 Oct // Time: 10am - 4pm Cost: £70 & £63 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

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Learn everything from health and safety practices, carving techniques, sharpening tools, drawing designs, stone categories, finishing styles and displaying a finished work. Also try letter carving, high and low relief work right up to 2D/3D sculpting on local sandstone. Personal protective equipment, a variety of tungsten tipped carving chisels, a stone carvers mallet, measuring/ drawing equipment and sandstone will be provided.

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AUTUMN IN YOUR GARDEN

TRADITIONAL POTATO BASKET

Tutor: Vanessa Drew Sat 28 Oct // Time: 10am - 4pm Cost: £20 & £18 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Tutor: Clive Lyttle Sat 18 Nov // 10am - 4pm Cost: £55 & £49.50 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

There is a lot of gardening that can be done in autumn. In this workshop we will look at pruning techniques. We will work out a manageable maintenance routine for your garden and look at low maintenance alternatives for hard and soft landscaping. We will also discuss how to get colour in your garden all year round.

These harvesting baskets were once made in vast numbers around the shores of Lough Neagh primarily at Gawley's Gate, Aghagallon and Aghalee with the larger versions used to collect and harvest potatoes and the smaller versions which we will be making, used to 'teem' and serve potatoes.

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TRADITIONAL SPOON CARVING

GARDEN HISTORY TALK & WALK

Tutor: Clive Lyttle Sat 4 Nov // Time: 10am - 4pm Cost: £55 & £49.50 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Tutor: Park Ranger Team Sat 25 Nov // 10.30am - 1pm Cost: Free // Families

Join Clive Lyttle from Welig Heritage Crafts to carve your own cherrywood spatula from locally grown native hardwood and/or carve a spoon from various native timbers.

Join our Park Rangers as they discuss the evolution of the Gardens' design and history. Followed by a historic tour of Antrim Castle Gardens.

Using axes, drawknives, carving knives and other devices we will work and shape the timber into its specific form. No previous experience necessary, all tools and materials are provided.

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CLOTWORTHY HOUSE

CLOTWORTHY HOUSE Introduction to Digital Photography

Tue 12 Sept

Art for Complete Beginners

Tue 12 Sept

Junior After School Art Club

Tue 12 Sept

Dressmaking Level 2

Thurs 14 Sept

History of Art - The Human Figure

Thurs 21 Sept

Art Station

Sat 23 Sept

Silver Stacking Rings

Sat 14 Oct

Intermediate Digital Photography

Tue 24 Oct

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INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Tutor: Carrie Davenport Tue 12 Sept for 6 weeks // 7 - 9pm Cost: £60 & £54 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+ Starting with the basics on setting up a camera and using the menus and modes, this course will build up to framing up better photographs and improving photography skills to create great photos while also covering saving, editing and making photo gifts.

Senior After School Art Club Tue 7 Nov Silver Necklace or Earrings

Sat 25 Nov

FOR BOOKINGS: T. 028 9448 1338 or online theoldcourthousetheatre.com

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ART FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

Tutor: Amanda Montgomery Tue 12 Sept for 6 weeks // 7 - 9pm Cost: £52 & £47 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+ A natural progression from previous Level 1 and 2 courses, participants, new or returning will be encouraged to concentrate on their personal chosen mediums and areas of interest in a fun and relaxed atmosphere and will have the opportunity during each class to opt in or out of an intense master-class session. Participants should bring their own materials.

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JUNIOR AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB

HISTORY OF ART

Tutor: Emma Andrews Tue 12 Sept for 6 weeks // 3.30 - 5pm Cost: £30 // Age: 5-7 years

Tutor: Amanda Croft Thurs 21 Sept for 6 weeks // 7 - 9pm Cost: £50 & £45 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

The coolest after school club in town is back as Emma brightens up your week with this fun and messy art workshop filled with arty style.

The human figure has been examined and defined, manipulated and interpreted by artists from medieval times to the present.

With different activities each week, you will have great fun, make new friends and create some very cool art.

By looking at classical, gendered, mortal, moving, performing, naked and nude figures, we will investigate how artists have responded to the body from a variety of aesthetic, social and historical perspectives.

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DRESSMAKING LEVEL 2

ART STATION

Tutor: Angela Turkington Thurs 14 Sept for 8 weeks // 7 - 9pm Cost: £80 & £72 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Tutor: Amanda Montgomery Sat 23 Sept for 4 weeks // 2 - 4pm Cost: £20 // Age: 10-16 years

Are you up for the challenge to custom sew this flattering panelled dress with optional topstitching, sleeve and pocket variations with a concealed zip in the centre back in 8 weeks?

A fun mixed media art class for young people that mixes a quick tour of the art galleries with design, working with a range of two and three dimensional materials.

We will be using McCalls M7464 as our sewing pattern. Previous garment construction experience essential.

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These include paints, papers, markers, clay, found and recycled materials, and exploring art techniques and their place in art history before creating a wild and wonderful piece of art to keep! Note: no class on 7 Oct.

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SILVER STACKING RINGS

SENIOR AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB

Tutor: Diane Lyness Sat 14 Oct // 10am - 4pm Cost: £45 & £40.50 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Tutor: Emma Andrews Tue 7 Nov for 4 weeks // 3.30 - 5pm Cost: £20 // Age: 8-11 years

Spend a day of fun in the workshop and make a pair of silver stacking rings. Each participant will be taught traditional jewellery making techniques such as piercing, soldering, shaping, texturing and polishing to create a beautiful piece of jewellery to take home.

The coolest after school club in town is back for slightly older kids as Emma brightens up your week with this fun and messy art workshop filled with arty style. With different activities each week, you will have great fun, make new friends and create some very cool art.

No previous experience is required, just bring an apron!

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INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

SILVER NECKLACE OR EARRINGS

Tutor: Carrie Davenport Tue 24 Oct for 6 weeks // 7 - 9pm Cost: £60 & £54 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Tutor: Diane Lyness Sat 25 Nov // 10am - 4pm Cost: £45 & £40.50 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Aimed at those with a bit more photography experience or who have a digital SLR or camera with a fully manual shooting mode and want to improve their skills and technical abilities.

Design and make a unique silver necklace or earrings. Each participant will be taught traditional jewellery making techniques such as piercing, soldering, shaping, texturing and polishing to create a beautiful piece of jewellery to take home.

You will explore shooting in the raw, working with shutter speed and aperture, using your camera in manual mode and editing and sharing pictures.

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No previous experience is required, just bring an apron!


HOME SPUN YOUTH DRAMA

SCHOOL Calling all budding Carey Mulligans, Kristen Stewarts, David Tennants and Tobey Maguires‌ Home Spun Youth Drama School offers weekly tuition throughout the year in the form of three 10-week semesters with a limited 20 places on each course to ensure participants develop their acting and music skills in the most beneficial learning environment.

Theatre at The Mill & The Courtyard Theatre

T. 028 9034 0202 www.theatreatthemill.com

The Old Courthouse Theatre & Eyre Studio

T. 028 9442 8331 www.theoldcourthousetheatre.com


RETURNING TO ANTRIM CASTLE GARDENS DECEMBER 2017


FOR BOOKINGS:

Tutor: Tommy McMeekin Thurs 7 Sept for 12 weeks // 5.30 - 6.30pm Cost: £60 & £54 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+ Have you bought yourself a guitar and want to learn to play? Tommy will have you learning and playing chords to your favourite songs in no time at all. Bring your own instrument. Tutor will contact you prior to class to discuss your needs.

EYRE STUDIO

EYRE STUDIO

GUITAR CLASSES

T. 028 9448 1338 or online theoldcourthousetheatre.com

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JAM CLUB Tutor: Tommy McMeekin Thurs 7 Sept for 12 weeks // 7 - 9pm Cost: £60 & £54 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+ Dust off that guitar, pick up those drum sticks, warm up those vocal chords and drop in to our ‘rock rehab’ for adults. Playing new songs and restyling popular classics, our tutors will have you playing in no time. Open to all adults but particularly those who haven’t played in a while.

FOR BOOKINGS: T. 028 9448 1338 or online theoldcourthousetheatre.com

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PAPERMAKING Tutor: Bill McBride Sat 23 Sept // 10am - 4pm Cost: £30 & £27 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+ Following a brief outline of the history of papermaking and the relevance of papermaking in the Antrim area, the workshop will guide you through the simple processes and let you make your own pieces of paper to take home. Materials will include rags of linen, cotton and wool, dried and pressed flowers and herbs.

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MUSEUM AT THE MILL

MUSEUM AT THE MILL Arty Party

Thurs 14 Sept

Clay Day

Sat 16 Sept

General Art

Mon 18 Sept

Introduction to Digital Photography

Mon 18 Sept

Art for Complete Beginners

Tues 19 Sept

Painting with Water - Based Wed 20 Sept Media Artfully Yours

Sat 7 Oct

Mask Making: Horrid Halloween Masks

Sat 21 Oct

Silver Necklace Making

Sat 28 Oct

Intermediate Digital Photography

Mon 6 Nov

Paint Portraits Like Picasso

Sat 11 Nov

Felted Angel Making

Sat 18 Nov

Draw Like Raymond Briggs

Sat 2 Dec

Make a Christmas Garland

Sat 16 Dec

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ARTY PARTY Tutor: Amanda Montgomery Starts Thurs 14 Sept // 10 - 11am Cost: £40 & £36 (Concession) // Age: 0-5 years This one hour workshop is where arty mess rules! A fun relaxed workshop where little ones will enjoy exploring colour and textures through washable paints, markers, crayons, modelling materials and clay. Remember - come dressed for mess! Takes place on Thurs 14 Sept, Thurs 12 Oct, Thurs 9 Nov and Thurs 14 Dec.

FOR BOOKINGS: T. 028 9034 0202 or online theatreatthemill.com

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CLAY DAY Tutor: Amanda Montgomery Sat 16 Sept // 2 - 4pm Cost: £10 // Age: 4-11 years In this fun workshop children will be taught to roll, pinch and sculpt using air hardening clay. They will also be invited to create an object of their own design, a fantasy creature or a Minecraft character or even all three! They shall take the end products home to allow to dry and then paint. Remember - come dressed for mess!

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GENERAL ART

ART FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS

Tutor: Anne Colwell Mon 18 Sept for 12 weeks // 10am - 12pm Cost: £60 & £54 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Tutor: Amanda Montgomery Tue 19 Sept for 12 weeks // 10am - 12pm Cost: £104 & £94 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

This course will cover general art techniques including watercolour, acrylic and water soluble dry media (graphite, coloured pencil and pastel).

A natural progression from previous Level 1 and 2 courses, participants, new or returning will be encouraged to concentrate on their personal chosen mediums and areas of interest in a fun and relaxed atmosphere and will have the opportunity during each class to opt in or out of an intense master-class session.

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

Please bring along your own choice of the above materials to work with. Beginners welcome. Note: no class on 30 Oct.

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INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

PAINTING WITH WATER-BASED MEDIA

Tutor: Carrie Davenport Mon 18 Sept for 6 weeks // 1.30 - 3.30pm Cost: £60 & £54 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Tutor: Anne Colwell Wed 20 Sept for 12 weeks // 10am - 12pm or 2 - 4pm Cost: £60 & £54 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Starting with the basics on setting up a camera and using the menus and modes, this course will build up to framing up better photographs and improving photography skills to create great photos while also covering saving, editing and making photo gifts.

This course will cover general art techniques including watercolour, acrylic and water soluble dry media (graphite, coloured pencil and pastel). Please bring along your own choice of the above materials to work with. Beginners welcome. Note: no class on 1 Nov.

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ARTFULLY YOURS

SILVER NECKLACE MAKING

Tutor: Amanda Montgomery Sat 7 Oct // 2 - 4pm Cost: £10 // Age: 8-14 years

Tutor: Diane Lyness Sat 28 Oct // 10am - 4pm Cost: £40 & £36 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

This fun two hour workshop encourages young people to design their own artwork from the wide range of mixed media supplied. Both two dimensional and three dimensional materials ranging from paints, markers, various papers, found objects, clay and recycled materials will be available.

Design and make a unique silver necklace. Each participant will be taught traditional jewellery making techniques such as piercing, soldering, shaping, texturing and polishing to create a beautiful piece of jewellery to take home. No previous experience is required, just bring an apron!

They shall take their own creations home. Remember come dressed for mess!

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MASK MAKING: HORRID HALLOWEEN MASKS

INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Tutor: Kim Montgomery Sat 21 Oct // 11am - 1pm Cost: £10 // Age: 4-11 years

Tutor: Carrie Davenport Mon 6 Nov for 6 weeks // 1.30 - 3.30pm Cost: £60 & £54 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Your little ones will use collage techniques to cut, stick and create their very own ‘Horrid Halloween’ mask.

Aimed at those with a bit more photography experience or who have a digital SLR or camera with a fully manual shooting mode and want to improve their skills and technical abilities.

Make sure you bring protective clothing and dress for mess at the spooktacular workshop.

You will explore shooting in the raw, working with shutter speed and aperture, using your camera in manual mode and editing and sharing pictures.

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PAINT PORTRAITS LIKE PICASSO

DRAW LIKE RAYMOND BRIGGS

Tutor: Kim Montgomery Sat 11 Nov // 11am - 1pm Cost: £10 // Age: 4-11 years

Tutor: Kim Montgomery Sat 2 Dec // 11am - 1pm Cost: £10 // Age: 4-11 years

Learn how to paint in the style of Pablo Picasso and recreate your very own masterpiece using acrylic paint. Don’t forget to dress for mess!

Learn how to draw in the style of Raymond Briggs, illustrator of children’s modern classic Christmas tales ‘The Snowman’ and ‘Father Christmas’.

ILLUSTRATOR OF ‘THE SNOWMAN’

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FELTED ANGEL MAKING

MAKE A CHRISTMAS GARLAND

Tutor: Debbie Young Sat 18 Nov // 10am - 4pm Cost: £25 & £22.50 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Tutor: Julianne Skillen Sat 16 Dec // 11am - 2pm Cost: £45 & £40 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Debbie will take you through the process of making felt from raw materials and shaping it into your own heavenly messenger in time for the Christmas season. Bring an apron.

Using fresh materials, ribbons and other accessories make and take away your own beautiful festive garland for your home. All materials included in fee. Bring an apron.

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BALLYEARL

BALLYEARL Patchwork, Applique & Soft Furnishings

Mon 4 Sept

Patchwork & Applique

Mon 4 Sept Tues 5 Sept Thurs 7 Sept

Tapestry, Embroidery & Crochet

Mon 4 Sept

PATCHWORK & APPLIQUE

Soft Furnishings

Mon 4 Sept

Bobbin & Lace

Tue 5 Sept

Sugarcraft

Tue 5 Sept

Scrapbooking

Wed 6 Sept Thurs 7 Sept

Tutor: Anne Scott Mon 4 Sept for 30 weeks // 10am - 12pm ● Tue 5 Sept for 30 weeks // 1.30 - 3.30pm ◆ Thurs 7 Sept for 30 weeks // 10am - 12pm ✚ Thurs 7 Sept for 30 weeks // 7.30 - 9.30pm ✚ Cost: £150 & £135 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Beadmaking & Crochet

Wed 6 Sept

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This class caters for both the beginner and the experienced sewer. It is necessary that you bring your own sewing machine and fabrics to the class. The tutor will have samples of work and provide help with various projects. The tutor will contact you before the course starts.

FOR BOOKINGS: Enrolment will open on Sat 26 August, 10am.

Classes can be booked in person at the Box Office, Theatre at The Mill or online theatreatthemill.com

split over 3 terms: Mon 4 Sept for 10 weeks, Mon 8 Jan for 10 weeks and Mon 16 Apr for 10 weeks.

◆ split over 3 terms: Tue 5 Sept for 10 weeks, Tue 9 Jan for 10 weeks and Tue 17 Apr for 10 weeks. ✚ split over 3 terms: Thurs 7 Sept for 10 weeks, Thurs 11

Jan for 10 weeks and Thurs 19 Apr for 10 weeks.

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PATCHWORK, APPLIQUE & SOFT FURNISHINGS BEGINNERS COURSE Tutor: Valerie Johnston Mon 4 Sept for 10 weeks // 5.15 - 7.15pm Cost: £50 & £45 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+ This class offers you an introduction to soft furnishings and patchwork in a friendly atmosphere for beginners. You will learn the basics to help you create something for your home. It is necessary that you bring your own sewing machine and fabric for the class. The tutor will contact you before the class to discuss your options.

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TAPESTRY, EMBROIDERY & CROCHET Tutor: Dorothy Kerr Mon 4 Sept for 10 weeks // 2 - 4pm Cost: £50 & £45 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+ This class welcomes both the experienced and beginner. Traditional and creative crafts are covered throughout the course including tapestry, embroidery and crochet.


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These classes will offer you a step by step guide to using your own fabric to make furnishing for your home.These can include curtains, bedding, cushions and loose covers. It is necessary that you bring your own sewing machine and fabric for the class. The tutor will have samples of work and will provide help with various projects.

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Tutor: Valerie Johnston Mon 4 Sept for 10 weeks // 7.30 - 9.30pm Cost: £50 & £45 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

BOBBIN & LACE Tutor: Unagh McCullough Tue 5 Sept for 10 weeks // 7.30 - 9.30pm Cost: £50 & £45 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

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Bobbin lace making is a craft which dates back centuries. This course will provide detailed tuition in the basics of bobbin lace making. For the more experienced lace maker, there will be opportunity to try out advanced techniques including design. For beginners a kit can be purchased from the tutor.

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Tutor: Shirley Kernoghan Tue 5 Sept for 10 weeks // 7.30 - 9.30pm Cost: £50 & £45 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+ An introduction to cake decoration using marzipan and icing, with basic piping skills. Suitable for beginners and intermediate levels. Note: no class on 24 Oct.

SCRAPBOOKING Tutor: Jacqui Milliken Wed 6 Sept for 10 weeks // 1.30 - 3.30pm or 7 - 9pm Thurs 7 Sept for 10 weeks // 7 - 9pm Cost: £50 & £45 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

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Scrapbooking is a creative way of displaying cherished photographs and enhancing them with colour, fibres, journaling keepsakes, ribbon, buttons and much more. It captures a moment in time, telling the story of a photograph and keeping memories alive with creativity and imagination.

BEADMAKING & CROCHET Tutor: Unagh McCullough Wed 6 Sept for 10 weeks // 7.30 - 9.30pm Cost: £50 & £45 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

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Make your own piece of jewellery using a range of beads and thread. Sample pieces will be available to help you choose the method you want to use and all materials can be purchased from the tutor - just bring a small pair of sharp scissors. All types of crochet, including hairpin, broomstick and Irish crochet, can be attempted by all levels of abilities. ARTS & CULTURE WORKSHOPS // August - December 2017

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BALLYCLARE TOWN HALL

BALLYCLARE TOWN HALL Introduction to Digital Photography

Mon 4 Sept

Scrapbooking

Tue 5 Sept

Ballroom Dancing

Tue 19 Sept

Boogie Babies

Fri 22 Sept

Sensory Storytelling

Fri 29 Sept

Festive Flower Arranging

Thurs 16 Nov

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INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Tutor: Carrie Davenport Mon 4 Sept for 6 weeks // 7 - 9pm Cost: £60 & £54 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+ Starting with the basics on setting up a camera and using the menus and modes, this course will build up to framing up better photographs and improving photography skills to create great photos while also covering saving, editing and making photo gifts.

FOR BOOKINGS: T. 028 9034 0202 or online theatreatthemill.com

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SCRAPBOOKING Tutor: Jacqui Milliken Tue 5 Sept for 10 weeks // 1.30 - 3.30pm Cost: £49 & £44 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+ This relaxing afternoon course for both the experienced and beginner will help turn your favourite photos of special life experiences into handcrafted, unique pages of memories and creative works of art ideal for your home or as unique gifts for friends and family.

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BALLROOM DANCING

SENSORY STORYTELLING

Tutor: Victoria Barkley Tue 19 Sept for 6 weeks // 7.30 - 8.30pm Cost: £30 & £27 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

Tutor: Caitlin O’Neill Starts Fri 29 Sept // 9.30 - 10.30am Cost: £3 per child // Age: 2-6 years

Learn to Ballroom dance at Ballyclare Town Hall with its glitter ball and original sprung dance floor. This is your chance to join in with the new ‘Strictly’ season!

Going on an imagination adventure - where will we go today? This storytelling session is complete with puppets, costume, props and sensory toys. Stories like never before!

This recreational course will culminate in a fun ‘Strictly’ style dance off! Ideal for both absolute beginners and those with experience.

Dates: Fri 29 Sept, Fri 27 Oct, Fri 24 Nov and Fri 22 Dec (Individual Sessions).

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BOOGIE BABIES

FESTIVE FLOWER ARRANGING

Tutor: Caitlin O’Neill Starts Fri 22 Sept // 9.30 - 10.30am Cost: £3 per child // Age: Babies & Toddlers

Tutor: Ross McGookin Thurs 16 Nov for 5 weeks // 7 - 9pm Cost: £49 & £44 (Concession) // Age: 16 years+

A sensory experience for babies and toddlers filled with movement, rhythm and rhyme. Get your little ones grooving with our songs complete with puppets, parachutes and props!

Practical demonstrations each week will enable you to create designs for your home and special occasions. Materials included for first week only. To encourage personalisation and creativity, participants will be asked to bring along their own plant materials for the remainder of the course.

Dates: Fri 22 Sept, Fri 20 Oct, Fri 17 Nov and Fri 15 Dec (Individual Sessions).

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COMEDY

Tue 5 - Sun 31 Dec 2017

Box Office: 028 9034 0202 www.theatreatthemill.com

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