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FREE CREATIVE WORKSHOPS

February 19, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

FREE CREATIVE WORKSHOPS

Thursday 19th February

 Tickets are FREE but MUST be booked prior to the workshop date, on the Tamar Trails website   tamartrails.co.uk

Tin Smelted Tamar Treasures: Age range 11 plus

Session 1 10am -11am

Session 2 11am-12noon

Working with local Jeweller and Head of Jewellery at Plymouth College of Art- Maria Whetman:

Use casting sand, designing and molten tin to make small metal tokens and treasures, to your own designs, using metals that were once found in the Cornish Mining Heritage Sites and heritage metal casting processes.

Each workshop is for 1 hour, and is limited to 8 students. All students must be accompanied by an adult.

Please book one of 2 Morning Sessions;

(PLEASE NOTE:YOU CAN ONLY BOOK FOR ONE SESSION)

Ceramics with Copper Oxide; Age range 5-12

Session time; 14.00-15.30

Working with local ceramic artist, Rosie Fierek, make 2 stoneware tiles using impressions of leaves and natural forms from the Tamar Valley, and exclusive letter and design templates from Rosie’s collection.

They will be taken for firing and returned to school for copper oxide decoration and glazing

We will ask that, once they are glazed and fired again,  you choose one tile to take home, and one tile to be left to be permanently exhibited at Tamar Trails in a group display.

Please arrive at 13.30, in order to collect leaves and natural materials from Tamar Trails outdoor spaces. This will not be supervised

All participants must be accompanied by an adult.

Workshops are free and are sponsored by Cornish Mining World Heritage and Golden Tree.

 

Please book tickets on Tamar Trails website.

tamartrails.co.uk

 

Tickets are free of charge

Parents/carers only need to book a ticket for each child. Adults must accompany, but do not need a ticket.

Details

Date:
February 19, 2015
Time:
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organiser

Unnamed Organizer
Email:
info@tamartrails.co.uk