SPRING AND SUMMER 2017... 

Forthcoming classes - see below for more details on each and how to book

LAND AND SKY –SUMMER PASTELS  with Jenny Purrett Saturday  8 July, 10–4 

BUILD A CERAMIC SLAB VESSEL With Sara Jane Palmer Saturday 2 September & Saturday 16 September 10– 4

LEISURE LEARNING CLASSES AT THE HEARTH WITH NORTHUMBERLAND COLLEGE see their website for details

HARVEST TIME - AUTUMN PASTELS with Jenny Purrett Sat 23rd September and Sat 14th October 10 - 4, 

 

 

LAND AND SKY –SUMMER PASTELS  

With Jenny Purrett

Saturday  8th July 2017, 10am–4pm

  
A day of landscape drawing focusing on creating drama and atmosphere in this class exploring the vibrant, intense hues of Unison Colour Pastels with artist and teacher, Jenny Purrett. 

‘The structure of the day was excellent with a good pace that kept us moving on to ensure we tried lots of techniques. I really enjoyed it and will recommend this to others’ ‘Great teaching, good company and challenge, brilliant day!’ Comments from Unison Pastels classes 2016 

Cost £50 to include all materials. 

To book onto the class on 16th June, please email Jenny directly on jenny.purrett@gmail.com 

Further enquiries or to book onto the class on 8th July, email  office@thehearth.co.uk

 

BUILD A CERAMIC SLAB VESSEL

With Sara Jane Palmer

Saturday 2 September and Saturday 16 September 10am – 4pm

  

This 2-day class, led by Hearth Artist Sara Jane Palmer, is suitable for beginners and intermediates.   You will learn how to make a vessel out of clay slabs by rolling slabs and joining them to make a plate, a bowl or vase.  You are welcome to bring a vessel you would like to use as a mould, or build your pot freestyle.  Clay, slips and glazes will be provided.

Your work will be fired for you to decorate the second session.

Tea and coffee are provided, and delicious lunches are available from the Hearth Café (not included), or bring your own packed lunch.

Cost £85 for both days, tools and materials included.

For more information or to book Email sarajanepalmer@live.com  Phone 07917626687

 

CLASSES with Northumberland College

Northumberland College’s Leisure Learning programme continues with classes in the Hearth Hall.   For more information about each class and how to book please visit their website.

 

HARVEST  TIME- AUTUMN PASTELS

 

Saturday 23rd September 2017, 10am – 4pm

 

Saturday 14th October, 10am – 4pm

  

A day of observational drawing celebrating the colours, shapes and textures of the autumn harvest in this class exploring the versatile, soft hues of Unison Colour Pastels with artist and teacher, Jenny Purrett.

WHY NOT OFFER A PLACE ON ONE OF THESE CLASSES AS A GIFT?

Cost £50 to include all materials.

Further enquiries, phone 01661 852 545,  email office@thehearth.co.uk

 

REGULAR CLASSES

Creative Drawing

With Jenny Purrett

Thursdays 9.30am-12.00noon, and 1pm - 3.30pm

Creative Drawing is a regular class which aims to explore a variety of different approaches in order to enable you to develop your drawing skills. Each week, Jenny plans specific activities which focus on a particular theme so, whilst the course aims to build your skills, each week is a stand alone workshop. It is a relaxed, friendly group and Jenny is a knowledgeable and experienced tutor.

If you would like to join the group, there are places. Have a trial session and then decide whether you would like to sign up for the rest of the term. Cost: £15 per session including all materials and refreshments.  If you would like more information or want to book, contact Jenny here or phone 07512023040 

 

 

 

Tuesdays, 7 - 8.30pm

Iyengar Yoga classes 

Join yoga teacher Jenny Channon for this class which is suitable for all abilities. £6 per class. Please contact Jenny for further info: jennysyoga@hotmail.co.uk or 0797 125 2205.  Find me on Facebook ww.facebook.com/jennysyogaandbowen 

 

The Hearth Wool Group

Whatever your woolly interest (knitting, spinning, weaving, crochet, sheep, feltmaking) or level of skill, bring along some of your own work and spend a couple of hours with like-minded people to chat, skill-share, network.  This is a drop-in session, not a formal class or course. 

The Hearth Wool Group will meet in the Hearth's hall on the SECOND and FOURTH Tuesday of each month, 1.15pm - 3.15pm, beginning 14th April.  Please come along - we'd love to see you.  There will be a £3.50 charge towards hall hire and refreshments.

Enquiries to Ellie: slackhousefarm@fleecewithaltitude.co.uk

 

David Holliday - Watercolours

Please visit www.davidhollidayart.co.uk for further details.

Ellie Langley - Feltmaking

Feltmaking workshops with British wool specialist feltmaker Ellie Langley.  Please see here for further details. 

Sara Jane Palmer Ceramics workshops

Sara Jane holds occasional ceramic classes in her studio.  If you would like more information about these please email her here 

Mandy Pattullo - Textiles

In addition to her classes for Horsley Printmakers, Mandy teaches textile workshops in her studio at the Hearth and in Jesmond, Newcastle.  For more information, please see her website here

Jill Stewart - Jewellery making

Jill holds occasional jewellery-making classes in her studio.  If you would like more information about these please email her at jillmetal@tiscali.co.uk 

Singing Babies & Squeaky Feet

Singing Babies & Squeaky Feet with live music, songs and a variety of instruments. Sessions stimulate and engage young babies and children. Parents, grandparents & child minders can all enjoy the chance to take part, and afterwards socialise over fresh coffee and carrot cake.

Singing Babies is designed for babies in their first years, whilst Squeaky Feet focuses on the confident walkers. 

 

 

 


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