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October 2018

Printmaking with Rachel Cadman

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 23, 2018

Peak, The Old School, Brecon Road
Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1DG United Kingdom
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£50
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Printmaking with Rachel Cadman   Artist Rachel Cadman brings over 25 years of experience of working in the arts and crafts industry. Over the four weeks of this course she will teach you a range of printmaking techniques, such as screen printing, drypoint etching, lino printing and collograph. TUESDAYS, 10am-1pm 2 – 23 Oct £50 for four weeks

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Life Writing with Renée Stanton

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 23, 2018

Peak, The Old School, Brecon Road
Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1DG United Kingdom
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£35
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Life Writing with Renée Stanton   Life Writing allows people to write about their own lives and not get bogged down in plot, character, beginnings and endings. Everybody has stories to tell, drawn from their own experience and Life Writing can give them a voice. We will explore and map our lives through different means such as objects, letters and historical moments. We will also read some examples of Life Writing together (poetry as well as prose) and share our…

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November 2018

Fearghus Ó Conchúir

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peak, The Old School, Brecon Road
Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1DG United Kingdom
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Free 23 tickets left

Fearghus Ó Conchúir Thurs 1 Nov, 6-8pm, Peak Studio, Crickhowell Presentation and Q&A at 6pm / Bring and Share supper at 7pm Fearghus Ó Conchúir is a choreographer, dance artist and the new Artistic Director of National Dance Company Wales. We are delighted to welcome Fearghus to the Peak studio for an informal presentation about his work and the role of ‘artist as leader’. www.fearghus.net www.ndcwales.co.uk   Photo credit: Teresa Elwes

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Botanical Illustration with Debbie Devauden

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Peak, The Old School, Brecon Road
Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1DG United Kingdom
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£45
Illustration of dock leaves

Botanical Illustration with Debbie Devauden   Tutor Debbie Devauden will guide you through the various techniques to achieve a detailed and accurate botanical painting. You’ll have the opportuntity to work in pen with a wash of colour or learn the methods to create a pure watercolour picture. Debbie is an experienced tutor, with a Diploma in Botanical Illustration from The English Garden School at the Chelsea Physic Garden. Debbie has exhibited widely, including with the Society of Botanical Artists at…

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Writing Workshop: Understanding Your Narrative

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Peak, The Old School, Brecon Road
Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1DG United Kingdom
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Free

Writing Workshop: Understanding Your Narrative   Bestselling author Helena Attlee will lead this half-day workshop for creative freelancers. Our stories define who we are and what we do. This workshop will help you to identify the story of your work and communicate it effectively to audiences, clients and communities. www.helena-attlee.com Tues 6 Nov, 10am-1pm   This a FREE workshop supported by The Royal Literary Fund.   Peak Collective The Black Mountains are home to a vibrant community of artists, writers…

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Life Drawing with Tony Tribe

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 27, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 17, 2018 at 10:00am

Peak, The Old School, Brecon Road
Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1DG United Kingdom
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£70
easel in artist studio

Life Drawing with Tony Tribe   A monthly class concerned with the importance of observation of the human figure. You will work directly from the life model with artist, Tony Tribe, on hand to provide individual guidance. The course will equip you with the technical and perceptual skills to competently render the human figure. Each session will feature a long pose of two or three hours length, although shorter poses are always incorporated into the day. Students will be introduced…

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Basket Making with Mary Zammit

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until November 26, 2018

Peak, The Old School, Brecon Road
Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1DG United Kingdom
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£220
willow basket weaving

Basket Making with Mary Zammit   Artisan Basket Maker and Willow Craftswoman, Mary Zammit, will introduce you to the skills and techniques of this ancient craft. Using locally grown willow you’ll learn how to design and construct your own basket from scratch. The classes allow opportunity to work on your own personal project under the expert guidance of Mary. You’ll need a sharp pocket knife, secateurs and a medium flat-headed screw driver. Suitable for beginners as well as those with…

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December 2018

TRIBE

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on November 10, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 2:00pm

Peak, The Old School, Brecon Road
Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1DG United Kingdom
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Free
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TRIBE   TRIBE is a monthly workshop for young artists and their families. These playful workshops run by professional artists explore a wide range of art and craft with a different focus each month. So far in 2018 we have experimented with printmaking, collage, textiles, drawing and painting, model-making and sculpture. The afternoon sessions provide a friendly, relaxed environment for children to create and learn. Parents and families of all kinds are encouraged to stay for refreshments and take part…

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Letterpress with Francesca Kay

December 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Peak, The Old School, Brecon Road
Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1DG United Kingdom
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£30

Letterpress with Francesca Kay Poet and letterpress printer Francesca Kay provides a hands-on introduction to letterpress printing. With a flatbed proofing press and lots of wonderful old wooden letters, Francesca shows how to set type and print in a process essentially unchanged since William Caxton’s time. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience. Sat 16th March 2-5pm £30 - materials and equipment will be provided

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Pottery with Martin Craddock

December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 14, 2018

Peak, The Old School, Brecon Road
Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1DG United Kingdom
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£305
Pottery class

Pottery with Martin Craddock   Concentrating on the making process this practical course introduces the fundamental techniques used in hand-built ceramics. Martin Craddock, our trained potter and tutor will guide you through coiling, slabbing and press-moulded dish making. There will also be plenty of opportunities to throw on the wheel. Participants will be able to work on their own personal projects under the guidance of Martin making items for your home, garden etc. Suitable for beginners as well as those…

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