Heartspace Local Activities

2019 - 2020

Painting on Bunting

with Katrina Wakefield

Wednesday 15th May, 13:30 – 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Paint your own unique piece of artwork onto a bunting shaped canvas, using your creativity and acrylic paints.  Together we will produce a colourful string of bunting to brighten our community space.

Come and join us on the day!

Bunting Web
Beach Art

Beach Art

with Becky Dunn

Saturday 25th May, 11:30 – 13:30, Bracklesham Barn

Becky will lead a relaxed session guiding you to create unique works of art from a variety of materials found on local beaches.  Rummage through driftwood, shells, beach glass or stones to find interesting pieces to create sculptures, hanging garlands or pictures.

Come and join us on the day!

Silk Painting

with Nancy Froud

Wednesday 19th June, 13:30 to 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Make a silk painting, using your own design traced onto the silk or from our stock of pictures.  You then have the option to frame your silk, make a card or fill another page of your art journal.

Come and join us on the day!

Silk Painting
Mono Printing

Mono Printing

with Nancy Froud

Wednesday 17th July, 13:30 -15.30, Bracklesham Barn

Rolling paint onto a glass or similar plate and then scribing an image onto the paint is a very simple way of producing your own unique piece of art.  This can be framed for your wall, used to make a card for someone special or put into an art journal.

Come and join us on the day!

African Drumming

with Tony West

Saturday 27th July, 11:30 – 13:30  , Bracklesham Barn

Be guided to play a simple rhythm on an African drum to make community music.  There is no simpler instrument than a drum and much pleasure in playing together to make sweet African sounds.  Drums provided but if you have a djembe do bring it along.

Come and join us on the day!

African Drumming
Origami

Origami

with Katrina Wakefield

Wednesday 21st August, 13:30 – 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

The art of Japanese paper-folding helps hand-eye coordination, mental concentration and can feel relaxing with satisfying end results. Try lotus flowers, cranes and butterflies using colourful craft paper.

Come and join us on the day!

Circle Dancing and Singing

with Janet Ayers

Wednesday 18th September, 13.30 to 16:00, Bracklesham Barn

Dancing in a circle to music is fun and enjoyable exercise, encouraging all to participate with movement and singing.  This activity can be either seated or standing, and dances are adapted for each group.

After the dancing we will move outside for half an hour or singing by our Willow Dome in the grounds of Bracklesham Barn.

Come and join us on the day!

Circle Dancing
Memory Book

Memory Books

with Sue Cotten

Wednesday 16th October, 13.30 to 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Making memory books is a lovely way to spend a couple of hours.  You can choose to decorate pages in your Journal or make a little book which can be finished off a home with some of your photographs.  Sue will provide tips and techniques to finish your project.  All materials and tools supplied.

Come and join us on the day!

Decoupage

with Sue Cotten

Wednesday 20th November, 13:30 – 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Come and join Sue who will teach you the basics of decoupage, which is basically pasting specialist decoupage paper to any hard surface. In this workshop you can choose to decoupage your Journal book cover or bring along any hardback notebook you would like to decorate.  All materials supplied.

Come and join us on the day!

Decoupage
Christmas Angel

Christmas Crafting

with Sue Cotten

Wednesday 11th December, 13:30 to 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Christmas is just around the corner – it’s creative craft time!  Work with a range of materials to make your own cards or try out a paper angel or Christmas tree by folding a novel!  All materials supplied, but if you have something you’d like to bring along please feel free.

Come and join us on the day!

Christmas Wreath Making

with Becky Dunn

Sunday 15th December, 13:30 to 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

As Christmas draws closer, it is time to put the finishing touches to your Christmas displays, decorating wreaths and candle lanterns for Christmas.  Material and foliage will be provided, but feel free to bring along your own greenery (holly, ivy, fir or laurel) and any other festive additions such as ribbons, dried fruit or nuts if you wish.

Come and join us on the day!

Wreath Making
Indian Block

Indian Block Printing

with Nancy Froud

Wednesday 15th January 2020, 13:30 to 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Join us in an enjoyable fabric painting session using antique Indian and other block prints to create patterned backgrounds.  Then layer your own design over the top with stencils or freehand to create beautiful art on textiles.

Come and join us on the day!

Creative Writing or Intuitive Painting - you choose!

with Becky Paton and Katrina Wakefield

Wednesday 19th February,  13:30 to 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Creative writing workshop for pleasure, self-expression or to support existing projects.  This workshop will offer you exercises and prompts to aid your creative flow through words.

Should writing not be your thing, try your hand at intuitive painting using poems or stories to inspire a response of colour shapes and feelings through art on canvas or acrylic paper.

All paints, paper and pens will be supplied.

Come and join us on the day!

Creative Writing
Story Telling

Life Music and Storytelling

with Becky Paton and Katrina Wakefield

Saturday 22nd February, 11:30 to 13:30, Bracklesham Barn

A creative journey combining storytelling and music, we shall embark on a creative adventure of stories and sound.  We will provide percussion instruments and if you would like to bring short story or poem, written by you or an old favourite, it would be most welcome.

Come and join us on the day!

Lunch and Open Day

Wednesday 18th March, 13:00 to 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Join us for a buffet lunch, a display of artwork created by Heartspace members over the last year and celebrate Heartspace’s community spirit, accompanied by lively musical entertainment.

See how the Willow Dome has grown as it celebrates its first birthday.

Booking is essential

lunch
Glass Painting

Glass Painting

with Jenny Sapseid

Wednesday 15th April, 13:30 to 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Create colourful images using the beauty of light shining through paint on glass.  Whether the paintings are abstract or lifelike, making pictures on old jam jars or other glass items will produce Spring lanterns and decorative bottles or framed art.

Come and join us on the day!