Activities

Events, Workshops, Clubs & Societies

Mixed Media Art Classes with Midge

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 Mixed Media Art Classes with Midge
 Mixed Media Art Classes with Midge
 Mixed Media Art Classes with Midge
 Mixed Media Art Classes with Midge

ENCAUSTIC & COLD WAX STILL LIFE & NATURE PAINTING - a fantastic opportunity to learn techniques of working with encaustic & cold wax with mixed media.

Theme - Abstracting nature & still life MARCH 8.15.22.29 (4 wks) 2018 - 7 -9pm

Build Your Own Guitar Weekends - (BYO)

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Come along and build your own guitar.  This is a full weekend activity dates available are:-

 

July 8th & 9th

July 22nd & 23rd

October 7th & 8th

 

 

 

Price on enquiry:  info@mg-guitars.co.uk or phone 07748 112214

Life Drawing with Roland Brandom

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Drawing By Anne Bonner

THERE WILL BE NO LIFE DRAWING ON 30th JUNE. IT WILL START AGAIN FOR A 3 WEEK BLOCK ONLY BEFORE THE SUMMER (7TH, 14TH, 21ST JULY 2018 - £25 for the 3 week block)  AFTER SUMMER LIFE DRAWING WILL BE STARTING AGAIN ON 8TH SEPTEMBER

Life drawing with Roland.  

These classes are run either in the morning starting at 10.00 am until 12.00, then the afternoon starts at 12.30  until 2.30 pm.  Roland is a very experienced artist and holds an informal and friendly class.  Life models are present. 

no materials are provided
£35.00
Kim Horton
+44 (0)1928 735 832

WULYDERMY - Louise Worthington

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WULYDERMY - Louise Worthington
WULYDERMY - Louise Worthington

Louise holds needle felt workshops all year round, give her a call and find out when she is next here.

 

Cost of these workshops is £40.00 per person and this includes everything you need to make your own felt. There are limited places to booking your place is essential. 

Louise uses mainly British & rare Breed Wool & her products are accredited by the Rar Breeds Survival Trust.

email: louisedarlington@btinternet.com
£40.00
Louise Worthington - mobile 07971086239

Watercolour with Roland Brandom

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Watercolour with Roland Brandom

Watercolour workshop with Roland.  

This workshop is held Thursday's from 10am to 12pm and is a friendly and informal group.

 

Roland Brandom

MUSIC@GALLERY1

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MUSIC@GALLERY1

MUSIC@GALLERY1

 

8th June - Bellemonte Swing formerly les Foulards Rouges - Jzz singer with band (Tickets £5.00)

 

12th July - The Amarone Trio - An evening of light classical music, informal chat with artists & a glass of wine (Tickets £12.00)

 

28th July - Claude Bourbon - Medieval Spanish Blues - (Tickets £10)

 

8th September - Gordon Giltrap - Acclaimed Guitarist - (Tickets £15)

 

Kim Horton
+44 (0)1928 735 832

Eddisbury Artists

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The Eddisbury Artists is a group of artists from North West Cheshire who meet together throughout the year on a Thursday evening to draw and paint and to develop their artistic skills and interests.

 

FESTIVAL IN THE PARK - SUNDAY 1st JULY

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FESTIVAL IN THE PARK - SUNDAY 1st JULY

Want to have a FREE portrait sketch/drawing by professional artist Midge? As a self-taught mixed media artist Midge will be demonstrating a number of portraiture mixed media drawing/painting techniques in Gallery 2 at Castle Park Arts Centre during the festival. She is inviting people to come along and sit for her or just come and watch the demo to discover some useful tips on portraiture drawing/painting.

Willow Weaving with Caroline Gregson

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Willow Weaving with Caroline Gregson

Spend a day creating a willow sculpture with artist Caroline Gregson.  Bring a packed lunch or eating in the cafe.  For more info or to book contact Caroline 01829 741322

mail@carolinegregson.com
Caroline
+44 (0)1829 741 322

The Amarone Trio

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The Amarone Trio

Limited spaces, ticket required.  Please phone 01928 735832 for card sales, or call in at the Arts Centre, Castle Park Frodsham or Dandelion, Church Street, Frodsham

Claude Bourdon

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Claude Bourdon

Limited spaces available please call 01928 735832 for tickets

£10.00

Church Group

All welcome

Held every Sunday in the centre 10.00am to 12.00pm

Write for Growth

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Research is increasingly confirming what many have discovered:  Writing is good for you.  It can support your well-being, enhance your development and help grow your creativity.

 

No previous experience is needed, just writing materials, plus a desire to write and discover where words might take you.  We enjoy discussing our responses to the exercises, but you do not have to share what you have written unless you wish.

Next workshop here - 21st October 2017

juliamcg@creativeconnectionscheshire.co.uk
£20.00
Julia McGuiness
+44 (0)7787 116 603

Frodsham & District Photographic Society

This group meet every Monday from 7.30 pm to 10.00 pm

If you would like more information about the group please visit their website

www.frodshamphoto.org.uk.

 

Chairman - Mr Vince Scriven

Secretary - Mrs Elizabeth Pearce

 

Meetings starting again from September 2017

Recorded Music

This group meet once a month, on the first Tuesday of the month at 7.00 pm to 10.00 pm

Traditional Oil Workshop with Christopher Jackson

This workshop is not generally taught (in this country) traditional oil workshop, where glazes are applied and layers are built up to give a depth of colour.  

This is a 10 week course costing £75.00 to be held on Thursday afternoons, starting in the Autumn. For more details phone Chris on 07519277705.

MG Custom Guitars - Saturday Setup Workshops

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Come along and setup your own guitars with Michael.  10am to 2pm cost per person £65.00

 

September 9th

October 28th

December 9th

Children's Drama Group

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Andrew Curphey Theatre Company

 

Drama & Performances Classes for 6 to 14 year olds

These drama classes may be extended to include up to 19 years old - Youth Threatre Classes

Classes start from 4.45 onwards 

 

For all details please call Andrew on 07590529115 or

email: andrewcurphey@gmail.com

www.actheatrecompany.co.uk

Knit and Knatter

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Fancy catching up on that knitting project and having a chat, then why not coming along and meet people with the same frame of mind.

Join Julia and friends on Friday mornings 10am - 12 noon - everyone welcome.

Wednesday Art Group

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Repeats every week until Wed Feb 03 2010 .

The Wednesday Art Group, are a group of people keen on art and who meet up each Wednesday 10am to 12 noon at the Art Centre.  The group currently has places available.  If you are interested and no matter what your level of experience then come along and join them.  There is no teacher and everyone can do whatever interests them.  We all support each other, share ideas, as well as socialize.

We are please to announce that we are now selling original watercolours & silk paintings.  These are mounted and are available in the foyer at the Centre.

bring your own materials, what ever you use.
£10.50
John Graven
+44 (0)1928 710 500

Castle Park Writers

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Are you aged 50 years or over?

Are you retired, and have some time to give something back to yourself?

Do you like writing poetry?

Do you like reading poetry?

Do you enjoy writing or reading generally?

Do you ever have the desire to put your thoughts onto paper?

Would you like to give it a try?

If you can answer "yes" to any of the above, & whatever your starting point, why not come & join us, a friendly group of like-minded, ordinary local people with a desire to put pen to paper.

North Cheshire Speakers Club

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North Cheshire Speakers Club meet at Castle Park Arts Centre on every 2nd & 4th Tuesday from Sept till May at 7-30. Visitors welcome ...Speak with confidence, find out how...... email hilaryrylands@talktalk.net

Watercolours for Complete Beginners with Jane Beech

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Have you thought of trying to paint with watercolours but not sure what to do?  Come along and with and with expert tuition, learn all the basics you need to know to be able to paint with confidence. We will be looking at different materials available, how to put together simple landscapes, composition, sky effects and much more.  With step by step demonstrations I will be teaching you the tricks of the trade and giving individual help throughout the course.  

 

Courses are running throught the year please get in touch for details

£54.00
Jane Beech
+44 (0)151 339 3435

Read to Feel Good & Give Memories a New Lease of Life?

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Take time out in a small group to unlock the memories in your photos & clothes, and use them to help you feel good.

I'll teach you to create a beautiful patchwork memory cushion from your photos & clothes.  Something to treasure forever, and a skill to use again and again to create cushions for you, your family and friends.

 

Over 5 weeks you will:

Workshops with Les Darlow

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Les is doing various workshops during the course of 2018. 

 

Pastel workshop to be held on 29th April, all pastels supplied, please ring Les for more details.

 

There will be a further workshop on 25th November, details to follow or for more information get in touch:-

 

 

lesdarlow@sky.com - www.lesdarlow.com
Les Darlow - mobile 07900 576840

MUSICAL MONDAY - Back by Popular Demand

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Back by popular demand, the Monday Music is starting again from February 12th 

 

 

Come along and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with music and refreshments, in a friendly atmosphere.

£3.00 per person, includes refreshments.  Starts 2pm to 3.45pm


 


Helsby Mountain String Band

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Helsby Mountain String Band

Helsby Mountain Spring Band are back again.  This lively trio are back to entertain and amuse the audience.

 

Tickets are £6.00 available from Castle Park Arts Centre, call in or phone Kim on 01928 735832 or Jim on 07914794039. On the night there will be a bar available.  The doors open at 7.30pm and the band will start at 8.00pm.

 

Please note that the band had donated their performance to help raise funds for the Arts Centre, refurbishment.

£6.00

Knife Painting Workshops - with SARAH MORLEY - 2nd workhop

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Knife Painting Workshops - Seascapes - with SARAH MORLEY
Knife Painting Workshops - Seascapes - with SARAH MORLEY
Sat, 11/08/2018 - 10:30am - 3:00pm

Due to the demand for places on the last course Sarah is running a second workshop.

Knife Painting Workshop - Seascapes, Saturday 11th August 10.30 - 3pm.  Sarah will be demonstrating different knife painting techniques with a variety of palette knives. You will then try out a range of knives and techniques to create an 'abstract' piece. Then following a further small demonstration you will create your painting of a seascape in this style.

Please bring:

1. sketch or other image of a favour seascape

2. oil or heavy body acrylic paint and a jam jar.

If you do not have paint, knives or board Sarah can supply these for £5. or £1.00 per board .0
£35.00
email: artscentreincastlepark@btinternet.com
+44 (0)1928 735 832