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Art Workshops

Sat 17th July @ 10:00 am - Sun 18th July @ 4:00 pm

Denise Cliffen Painting of Tramway Museum Workshop

Have Fun and Get Creative! Come and be inspired by the amazing views towards Crich Stand.

We’re hosting a series of art workshops to celebrate Cliff Quarry, Crich, by offering free admission in July to all Crich residents. Proof of address will be needed on entry.
There will be a series of workshops during the weekends in July for anyone who wishes to create a piece of art work or learn new art techniques. The theme is capturing the character and beauty of Cliff Quarry and the Tramway environment.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Willow Sphere

Willow Sphere

All workshops will take place in a quiet grassy area above the Bandstand opposite the quarry face.

Margaret Bazely, Willow Sculptor. Saturday July 17th. 2.00pm- 4.00pm.
This will involve sculpting with natural willow where participants can make items such as a small animal, a sphere, plant support, a wreath or tension trays.

Price is £20 including materials and printed instructions. 6 places are available.
To book please contact: margaretbazely@aol.com

David Hunns, Artist. Saturday July 17th and July 24th. 10.00am – 12.00pm and 1.00pm – 3.00pm.
Price: £3 per person or £10 per family.
Drop in Sessions where individuals have the freedom to explore and create their own artwork under guidance. Materials provided. Booking not necessary, just turn up during the available time.

Dr. Andrew Smith. Geologist. Saturday July 17th – 4.00pm – 5.00pm.
This is a talk Geologist Talkcalled a “Slice through Time”. It focusses on the formation of Cliff Quarry over millions of years. Fossils will be on display and available to photograph and make rubbings. Price: Free. Booking is not necessary.

Denise Cliffen, Artist. Sunday 18th July. 2.00pm – 4.00pm.

A painting of the Crich Tramway workshop by Denise is shown above.
This is an introductory workshop to pastel painting landscapes. There will be a demonstration of how to work in pastels, focusing on the quarry, followed by a practical workshop session. All Materials provided.
Price: £10 per person. 10 places available.
To book please contact: denise.cliffen@gmail.com

Looking Ahead: 
Jonathan Amos, Photographer. Sunday 25th July, 2 workshops: 1.00pm- 2.30pm and 3.00pm – 4.30pm
How to use light and shade in landscape photography. Bring your own camera.
The participants will be able to photograph aspects of Cliff Quarry and features around the
Tramway Village such as the woodland walk, views over Derwent valley and the Tramway Museum.
Price: £2 per person. 10 places available. To book please contact: jamos@waitrose.com
Further information can be found on Facebook, Art Share Crich, local advertising and on www.crichstandard.org

Details of the Art Share Exhibition, October 2021 can be found on Crich Art Share Facebook. Closing dates for entries is September 30th. Photographs of entries may be emailed to clarelimb68@gmail.com

 

Crich Tramway Village is a brand name for the National Tramway Museum (Accredited with Arts Council England), solely owned and operated by The Tramway Museum Society, incorporated in England with liability by guarantee (no. 744229). Registered charity number 313615. Our ICO number is Z6700136.

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