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WORKSHOPS

We had two workshops to follow online this year, ready to create a beautiful Dreamcatcher or Windmill with Libby Esler. Thank you so much to all who took part to create our stunning community installation. If you would still like to create a Dreamcatcher or Windmill, feel free to join in with Libby below!

Make a Dreamcatcher with Libby esler

Make a WINDMILL with Libby esler

WORKSHOPS AT THE FESTIVAL

We were able to offer a real variety of workshops at the festival this year, it was fantastic to see so many creating, enjoying and learning something new!

ARCHERY LAWN WORKSHOPS

A TROLL IN THE PARK

Furzie felt

Saturday & Sunday

10.30am, 11.45am, 1.45pm, 3.00pm, 4.30pm

£15 inc all materials, and guidance (Ages 14+)


Instagram and Facebook: @furziefelt
www.furzie.co.uk

A Troll in the Park! For her fifth year at Art in the Park Furzie is really enjoying being out and about again. Take part in one of her popular hour-long workshops and make your own needle-felted Troll (10cm high). Kits will also be available to buy if you wish to do your Trolling at home. Furzie has been teaching the craft since 2015 and has taught over 1800 people, as well as selling commissions all over the world. Come and say hello, learn about the craft and see a display of her creations. Get details on commissioning a piece, joining a course or hosting a party in your own home.

The Jewellery Bench

beaded bracelet with a stamped charm or stamped cuff bangle

Saturday & Sunday

10am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.00pm, 4.30pm

£12 inc all materials, and guidance (Ages 10+)


Instagram and Facebook: @atthejewellerybench

www.thejewellerybench.uk

The Jewellery  making workshops for children aged 10+ Design and make either a beaded bracelet with a stamped charm or a stamped cuff bangle.  These are for you to take away with you on the day for yourself or give it to someone as a gift.

mill gardens WORKSHOPS

Artlab Creative Kids Corner

Saturday & Sunday

ALL DAY

FREE inc all materials, and guidance 

Art in the Park and friends is hosting a series of free drop in sessions throughout the whole festival weekend. EVERYONE can create art, all you need is your imagination! Art lab is a local collaborative, specialising in bringing artist experiences to the local public and experimenting with creativity. Available all weekend, Artlab is an inclusive, non-judgemental space where you can come and let your imagination run wild

Wall Weaving

Saturday & Sunday

ALL DAY

FREE inc all materials, and guidance

Come along and join the rest of the community at adding to our beautiful woven wall! The more fabric the better – we can’t wait to see how it looks at the end of the festival!

Kids Painting

Saturday & Sunday

ALL DAY

FREE inc all materials, and guidance

Children all over Warwickshire have been helping us to paint bunting to decorate the festival! Why not stop by and have a go? You never know, it might be on display in 2022!

TIE DYE

Saturday & Sunday

12pm, 1:30pm, 3:00pm, Drop in Session 11am, & 5pm

FREE inc all materials, and guidance

@artlabtry

Come along to our Tie Dye workshop where we have lots of different colours to make your own T-shirt, tote bag or even your very own bespoke piece of Tie Dye art!

STAMP MAKING

Saturday & Sunday

12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm, Drop in session 11am & 5pm

FREE inc all materials, and guidance

@artlabtry

Learn how to make your own stamp! These are great for your name, favourite saying, or you can get creative and make your own unique cool design.

Don’t fancy doing an activity now? Swing by and grab a bag of art supplies to make your own DREAMCATCHER at home!

AIKA ART

ARTFUL HENNA

Saturday & Sunday

10, 11:15am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 3:15pm, 4:30pm

£15 inc all materials, and guidance

@aikaarts

Aika Art is on a mission to bring Henna Art to the wider community and to teach the art to children and adults alike through the Henna Art Workshops. Pre booking is advisable.

RIVERSIDE WORKSHOPS

MODERN Calligraphy  Workshop FOR BEGINNERS

with The Crafters Gym 

Saturday & Sunday

10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm (DROP IN SLOT)

£30 inc all materials, and guidance (+16)


Instagram and Facebook: @thecraftersgym

Discover Modern Calligraphy with the right guidance and tools to take home with you

CURIOUS ODDITIES

CREATE A CREATURE

Saturday & Sunday

11am, 12:30pm,  2pm, 4pm

FREE inc all materials, and guidance

www.curiousoddities.co.uk

Creating a  fantastical creature making event. The Workshop is open to all ages and abilities and involves choosing a small clay creature, painting it, decorating it, naming it, giving it a home and creating a mythical story!

HIDDEN HISTORIES

BOOK MAKING WORKSHOP

Saturday & Sunday

10AM, 11am, 12:00pm, 1PM,  2pm, 3PM, 4pm, 5PM

FREE inc all materials, and guidance (Ages 8+)

www.hiddenhistorieswomenofcolour.com


Learn about women hidden in history, how to make a hardback notebook and have a go at experimental poetry. Participants will each be given a booklet which will guide them through the session with key information about Sophia Duleep Singh, book making, experimental poetry and examples of boarders to draw, to be used when decorating pages of the notebook

Childrens Wodden Craft Activity

Chase Meadow Crafts

Saturday & Sunday

10AM, 11am, 12:00pm, 1PM,  2pm, 3PM, 4pm, 5PM

FREE inc all materials, and guidance (Ages 3+)

Instagram and Facebook: @chasemeadowcraft

www.chasemeadowcrafts.co.uk

Chase Meadow Crafts are happy to provide children's craft kits and activities at Art in the Park again this year, embracing the theme of Connection. Our kits this year reflect our surroundings, be it a swan, a peacock or castle to decorate and keep. Our craft kits are designed to suit most abilities from ages 3 years plus, in a individually packaged format, so they may be enjoyed on the day or taken away. Especially suitable for those who have disabilities or extra needs, each kit contains everything needed for the activity so can be made wherever you choose, be it somewhere quiet or in the middle of your cheerful picnic!

THE CLOCK TOWER

RANGOLI Workshop

SUNDAY

pre book and drop in

Free

Join Ranbir to learn how to create your own Rangoli on a tile using coloured sand, pasta, different types of Lentils, rice and fresh flowers. Everything will be sanitized between sessions for your safety.

THE PROMENADE

EXTINCTION REBELLION

SATURDAY

10am - 4:30PM

FOLLOWED BY A PARADE AT 5Pm

Free - Including all materials and guidance

A workshop for both adults and children with a professional carnival artist. There will be a wonderful opportunity to make face masks of endangered animals and insects or get involved in helping make large model animals ready for a ‘Parade Against Extinction’ around Jephson Gardens at 5pm. 

There'll also be a Wildlife Quiz... with prizes! Plus information about Extinction Rebellion and other organisations campaigning to protect wildlife from extinction.

No need to book, just turn up and they will do their best to accommodate you. The parade will also be open to all especially to children wanting to show off their face masks or animal creations made earlier on in the day!

AFRICAN DRUMMING Workshop

Sunday

11am- 11.30am SEND Session

12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm

Free - Donations welcome.

Introductory Workshops led by Talented musicians, Vieux Bakayoko from Senegal, and Souleymane compo from Guinea. Masters of djembe and dunduns (traditional African Drums) they will introduce the art of playing the djembe drum a traditional West African Rhythm. Please remember that there are limited numbers due to covid restrictions, all equipment will be cleaned between sessions for your safety.

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DMAC

Bollywood Dance Workshop

Saturday

12:00pm

Free - Please book in advance.

Bringing to you the flavours of India with Bhangra-Bollywood fusion dance workshop. Giving you the taste of Northern spice-and-hip swings of Bollywood, we will learn a small routine on the latest trending Bollywood song. See you on the dance floor!

DMAC

Sabar Workshop

Saturday

1:45pm

Free - Please book in advance.

West African Dance Workshop with live Drums, with Batch Gueye. In this workshop, we welcome you to learn the traditional dance and energetic rhythms of Senegal. We are excited to share the joy, positivity and high energy together. Get ready, we are ready!!!! “ Sabar Rekk!!! “What is Sabar? Sabar is the most iconic and culturally recognisable musical and dance expression of Wolof people in Senegal and in the Gambia. Sabar is a dance form, it also refers to a social event, a musical genre and an orchestra of drums – consisting of a specific drum called a Sabar.

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Afro- Beat Workshop

Saturday

3:15pm

Free - Please book in advance.

A modern Afro Vibes class that will get you up, energised and dancing. Come and learn the latest Afro steps from around the African Continent. Covering Dance steps from Ghana (azonto and more), Nigeria (legwork), South Africa (amapiano) and much more. Not one to be missed!

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Salsa Workshop

Saturday

4:45pm

Free - Please book in advance.

There are some things in life that it is impossible not to smile about, and a Cuban-Style Dance Workshop with Alain Hernandez is one of them. The combination of Alain’s infectious smile, his unique teaching style that guarantees everyone’s success, whatever your dance ability .... combined with authentic Cuban movement and rhythms, makes these workshops an experience you simply do not want to miss.

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Street dance

Sunday

11am

Free - Please book in advance.

My Dance workshop will be focusing on snippets from the ‘Doris Dance Troupe’ performance. We will be covering a range of intricate routines that everyone can do! My class is aimed to be lots of fun, challenging and full of high energy that helps build stamina, performance skills and confidence!

THE TULU PRESENTS

Song writing ​ Workshop

SATURDAY

Drop in!​

Free

 

www.tulupresents.com

 

Ever wondered what it’s like to work in the commercial music industry?!

Find out  exactly what goes in to writing, releasing and promoting a music project with TULU Presents! With the help of their network of singers, rappers producers and more.

Try your hand at song writing, making an album cover, styling an artist as well as soaking up musical performances from some of the most exciting up and coming talent on the UK!