Heartspace Local Activities

2020 - 2021

African Drumming

African Drumming

with Tony West

Saturday 13th June, 14:30 – 16:30  , Bracklesham Barn

Join Tony for another fun-packed drumming session, learning how to make wonderful rhythms using a variety of African drums.

No experience necessary!

Come and join us on the day!

Silk Painting

with Nancy Froud

Wednesday 17th June, 13:30 to 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Stretching silk onto embroidery hoops to keep it taut, you will create your design either freehand or by tracing an image outline before completing your creation with watercolour silk paints.

Come and join us on the day!

Silk Painting
Decoupage

Decoupage

with Sue Cotten

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

Come and join Sue who will teach you the basics of decoupage, which is pasting specialist decoupage paper to any hard surface. In this workshop you will decoupage a plant pot to use later in our macrame pot holder session or, if you prefer, bring something you would like to decorate.

All materials supplied.

Come and join us on the day!

Beach Art

with Becky Dunn

Saturday 15th August, 11:30 – 13:30, Bracklesham Barn

Becky will lead a relaxed session creating unique works of art from a variety of materials found on local beaches.  Rummage through driftwood, shells, stones, flotsam and jetsam to find interesting pieces to create sculptures, hanging garlands or painted signs.

Come and join us on the day!

Beach Art
Circle Dancing

Circle Dancing and Singing

with Janet Ayers

Wednesday 19th August, 13.30 to 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Dancing in a circle to music is fun and enjoyable, yet calming and meditative exercise!  Everyone will be encouraged to participate with movement, precision and singing.  This activity can be either seated or standing, and dances are adapted for each group.

No experience necessary.

Come and join us on the day!

Painted Pebble Art

with Laurie Crisp

Wednesday 16th September, 13:30 -15.30, Bracklesham Barn

Create unique pieces of art using acrylic paints on pebbles.  No two pebbles are the same, so you will be able to make artwork to suit your imagination!

All materials supplied – but do feel free to bring your own.

Come and join us on the day!

Pebble Art
Candle dying

Candle Dip Dying and Carving

with Ganesh Kings

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

Take a plain white candle and dye by hand using three primary colours to create secondary colours and make a rainbow candle – full spectrum and sequence.  Candles are then hand carved to create wonderfully unique colourful candles.

All materials supplied.

Come and join us on the day!

Macrame

with Sue Cotten

Wednesday 18th November, 13.30 to 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Macrame is back in fashion again, come along to this fun workshop and learn the art of knotting to make a decorative macrame potholder.  Or, if you prefer, make a beaded macrame bracelet for yourself or as a gift.

All materials supplied.

Come and join us on the day!

Macrame
Wreaths

Wreath Making

with Becky Dunn

Wednesday 9th December, 13:00 to 15:00, Bracklesham Barn

As Christmas draws closer, it is time for some relaxed creativity, decorating wreaths.  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.

Come and join us on the day!

Christmas Crafting

with Sue Cotten

Wednesday 16th 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 some new ideas, including fabric robins and Christmas trees or book angels and Christmas cards.

Come and join us on the day!

Christmas Crafting
Willow Fish

Willow Fish Weaving

with Ganesh Kings

Wednesday 20th January 2021, 13:30 to 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Use locally grown willow to weave moving decorative fish, which would make lovely gifts or use to enhance your garden.  This session is designed to be easy on the hands!

All materials provided.

Come and join us on the day!

Stencilling and Printing on Fabric

with Nancy Froud

Wednesday 17th February, 13:30 to 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Simple hand printing and stencilling onto fabric.

Using block printing with foam stamps or stencils, you can experiment with fabric paints or fabric crayons to create an expressive art piece to take home.

Come and join us on the day!

Fabric Printing
Clay Leaf Bowl

Air Drying Clay Leaf Bowls

with Nancy Froud

Wednesday 17th March, 13:30 to 15:30, Bracklesham Barn

Inspired by nature, these beautiful clay leaf bowls are easy to make, finish off at home and paint any colour you like with acrylic paints.  These items are not only pretty and decorative – they are very useful!

Come and join us on the day!

Creative Writing or Intuitive Painting

with Becky Paton

Saturday 10th April,  11:30 to 13:30, 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.  No experience necessary!

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 paper.

All materials supplied.

Come and join us on the day!

Creative Writing

Lunch and Open Day

Wednesday 21st April, 13:30 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 with lively musical entertainment.

Booking is essential

Open Day

Scraper Art - POSTPONED

with Laurie Crisp

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

** THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS / COVID-19 **

Use scraper tools to scrape away dark surface ink to reveal light layers below, creating detailed, unique engraved-style art.

All materials supplied.

Come and join us on the day!

Scraper Art