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WORKSHOPS

Throughout the year we offer lots of creative learning opportunities for students of all ages. Your class can experience a live theatre show, enjoy world-class art exhibitions, or enjoy a creative workshop led by professional artists.

Working closely with the current curriculum, we’ve created a number of opportunities to support post-primary school learning at The Market Place Theatre, Armagh.

AUTUMN ’20 SEASON WORKSHOPS

CREATIVE CUSHIONS | Sat 3 Oct | 10.00am – 4.00pm | £30.00

In this class you will make 2 different cushions. One in a super cute dog shape and the other will be made out of a shirt. Both designs are easy and suitable for beginners. All patterns and materials will be provided, but if you have fabric or a shirt you would like to use feel welcome to bring it along. There will be a sewing machine made available by the tutor (Sewing machine provided by tutor will be cleaned and sanitised after each use) but please bring your own if you have one to avoid waiting.

Max: 8 | Tutor: Wendy Porter | Suitable for 16+

INTRODUCTION TO LEATHER WORK: MAKE AND DECORATE A LEATHER BELT | Sat 10 Oct | 10.00am – 4.30pm | £35.00

Turn a piece of raw leather into a beautiful and unique hand tooled and dyed belt under the expert guidance of award winning  Milliner, costume fabricator and textile artist Enda Kenny. This workshop with demonstrations will teach you how to handle and cut tooling leather, add designs and decoration to the leathers surface. Hand dye your leather belt and learn how to care for leather. You will complete your bespoke belt by adding a buckle for a good fit.

All materials and tools will be supplied. Please bring an overall, apron or old shirt to protect clothing from leather dyes and pigments.

Max No: 8 | Suitable for age 16+ | Tutor: Enda Kenny

PUMPKIN PAINTING | Thurs 22 Oct | 7.00pm – 9.00pm | £13.00

Create a stunning statement Halloween pumpkin this year to decorate your door-step or as a table centrepiece as you design and paint your pumpkin instead of carving it. Come along to this class and learn various paint techniques and how to decorate a pumpkin that will be a real talking point for all your visitors. Three different styles will be demonstrated and then you can choose which one you would like to paint. For this class you will need to bring either 1 large pumpkin or 2 or 3 small pumpkins (how many you get done depends on how fast you like to work), and a hairdryer. Paints brushes and sponges will be provided. Please wear old clothes or bring an apron.

Max: 8 | Tutor: Wendy Porter | Suitable for 16+

MAKE-UP MASTERCLASS WITH SAK DESIGNS – GLAM LOOKS | Thurs 19 Nov | 7.00pm-9.00pm | £20.00

Add a bit of sparkle to your Christmas party nights with multi award winning Makeup Artist Stacey Kilpatrick –SAK DESIGNS. Stacey will be show casing her flawless party looks including a smoky eye, highlighting/contouring, bold lip, glitters and lashes and most importantly teaching you the tricks of the trade to achieve perfect application so you can create these looks yourself.

Stacey is: UK Makeup Specialist 2016 at Professional Beauty Awards and Best Bridal Makeup Artist 2015 by Getting Married in NI Reader Awards.

Max: 15 | Suitable for 16+ | Stacey Kilpatrick SAK Designs

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