Author Archives: Tom Bailey

ByTom Bailey

Craft Cafe

We welcome people of all ages, abilities and background providing a fully inclusive craft session. Here at Inkwell we have a  warm, friendly and welcoming environment, in fact, everything you need to feel and be inspired! Crafts available to try range from Jewellery Making, Pottery, Sewing, Felting, Card Making, Glass Painting, Batik and much more. Whatever you want to create, we will do our utmost to help.

When: Every Thursday afternoon  2-4pm

Where: Inkwell, 31 Potternewton Lane, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3LW

Costs: Your entrance fee of just £3.50 will buy you all your materials for the session.
We have a wide range of art and craft materials available to use and you get to take home whatever you make on the day.

Contact: Telephone: 0113 3070108 / email: inkwell@leedsmind.org.uk

ByTom Bailey

Inkwell Open Classes

Inkwell run a range of classes that are open for anyone to join which do not require a referral. Classes and workshops in various visual arts and performance arts are available throughout the week.

When/ What?

Tuesday mornings: Art & Design/ Sewing Group

Tuesday evening: Drumming Class

Wednesday evening: Sewing Circle/ Salsa

Thursday evening: Ceramics

Friday morning: Felting

Saturday: Ceramics/ Visual Arts

Where: Inkwell, 31 Potternewton Lane, LS7 3LW

Costs: Vary

Contact: See Inkwell’s Website for more details

 

 

 

ByTom Bailey

Ukulele (Beginner) Course

From Cloth Cat, this course is an introduction to playing the ukulele. This is a fun light-hearted course designed to get complete beginners to music playing familiar songs in a variety of styles. No previous experience needed. The tutor is Jess Bowie.

When: Tuesdays, 7 – 8pm

Where: Bramley Lawn Social Centre, Rossefield Lawn, Bramley, Leeds, LS13 3RU

Costs: £60 / free if you receive means tested benefits

Contact: Ring Mike on 0113 2442773 or email mike@clothcatleeds.org.uk to reserve your place. More info online.

ByTom Bailey

Cloth Cat

We are a charity based in inner-city Leeds that uses music training to help local people improve the quality of their lives. We help people to gain control over their lives and find avenues into employment by providing the opportunity to learn a variety of skills and to develop their musical talent. By doing this, we also provide a basis for empowerment, confidence building and making music contacts that will become ever more useful as their abilities continue to grow towards their future. We offer a wide range of 11 week music courses in subject such as beginners guitar, ukelele, music production, singing, song-writing, and many more. See our website for current courses. No experience is needed, The courses are all practical, with friendly and supportive tutors that will help you learn new skills and have fun!

When: Varies, 11 week courses run on termly basis

Where: Variety of community centres such as Swarthmore; Cardigan Centre; and Bramley Lawn.

Costs: People on means-tested benefit: Free/  Waged: £73 for 11 week course

Contact:

Mike Jolly: mike@clothcatleeds.org.uk / 0113 244 2773 / www.clothcatleeds.org.uk

 

 

ByTom Bailey

Swarthmore Education Centre Creative Courses

Due to the nature and environment at Swarthmore people feel safe and welcome. We have a wide selection of classes including pottery, jewellery, watercolours, drama and creative writing.

When? Classes take place morning, afternoon and evening. Please check out our latest brochure online.

Where? Swarthmore Education Centre 2-7 Woodhouse Square Leeds LS3 1AD

Costs: Variable

Contact: Reception, Swarthmore Education Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds LS3 1AD, info@swarthmore.org.uk, 0113 243 2210

“It’s absolutely fantastic.”

“The course and college has helped my emotional wellbeing”

“Did courses at Swarthmore 20 years ago- great to see that Swarthmore still has its lovely ethos”

ByTom Bailey

Leeds Survivors Poetry

We’ve been meeting for workshops and performances since 1994. We are completely survivor run, and provide a safe space where people can explore their creativity through poetry and other creative writing.

We don’t have regular workshops at the moment but please get in touch for more information about future events.

Email: tezbeulah@phonecoop.coop to join our mailing list.

ByTom Bailey

Creative Afternoons

Creative Afternoons is run by Arts & Minds members, for Arts & Minds members. The idea is to get together to do something creative on a Sunday afternoon. A different member runs each session and it could be craft, drawing, painting, photography, weaving… We meet at 1pm in the bar, and at 2pm up on Floor 2 Workshop Room.

When:

2nd Sunday of every month

Where:

The Tetley, Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ

Cost: Free

Contact:

Telephone: 0113 2623128
Email: info@artsandmindsnetwork.org.uk

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