Making Giant Puppets – Children’s Workshop

With creator of ‘A Pirate’s Life for Me’, Jo Munton of Vagabondi Puppets. Come and help create a giant dragon puppet and have ... more >

Creating a Scene Film Season: The Red Shoes (cert. U), dir. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger

Cert. U  Dir. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger A young ballerina is torn between love and her ambition to become a prima ballerina in this ... more >

Summer Holiday Art Club – Creating a Scene!

Led by Helen Kennedy Six sessions of holiday fun based on the exhibition Creating a Scene. Sessions will explore popup books, ... more >

Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1686 625041
Fax: +44 (0) 1686 623633
Email: desk@orieldavies.org
Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Free Admission

Workshops & Courses

Booking

Booking for all workshops is essential and early booking is advised. Telephone the Gallery on 01686 625041 or email: desk@orieldavies.org to book.

Making Giant Puppets – Children’s Workshop

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

With creator of ‘A Pirate’s Life for Me’, Jo Munton of Vagabondi Puppets. Come and help create a giant dragon puppet and have fun seeing him/her scaring passers by!  Bring your imagination and please wear clothes and hands that you don’t mind getting messy.  Suitable for children ... more >

Family Workshop

Summer Holiday Art Club – Creating a Scene!

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Led by Helen Kennedy Six sessions of holiday fun based on the exhibition Creating a Scene. Sessions will explore popup books, illustrating stories, making puppets and masks, exploring illusion and dioramas.    Wednesdays, 10.30am – 12.30pm 23 & 30 July, 6, 13, 20 ... more >

Family Workshop

Puppet and Scenery Making – Children’s Workshop

Saturday, 9 August 2014

With creator of ‘A Pirate’s Life for Me’, Jo Munton of Vagabondi Puppets. Come and make your very own puppet with its very own scenery.  From pirates to princesses, monkeys to monsters – bring your characters to life and take them home to live with you at the end of the day!  ... more >

Family Workshop

Puppet and Animation Workshop – for Young Adults

Thursday, 21 August 2014

With creator of ‘A Pirate’s Life for Me’, Jo Munton of Vagabondi Puppets. Come and explore the strange world of puppetry and animation.  The mission is to experiment with different styles of puppetry, make your own characters and shoot a simple animation film.  Please wear clothes that ... more >

Life Drawing

Saturday, 6 September 2014

Fun, tutored sessions encouraging individual strengths, using a variety of materials in a relaxed and creative atmosphere. Materials provided. Beginners very welcome Led by Caroline Ali Saturday mornings, 10.15am – 1.30pm £15 (£13.50 ... more >

ARTIST ROOMS Masterclass: Life Drawing for Young People

Saturday, 22 November 2014

  Spend a whole day drawing from a live model, taking inspiration from Francesca Woodman’s photographs, use of light & shadow, movement and props. Materials provided. Lead by artist Caroline Ali. Especially for young people aged 14-25. Saturday 22 November, 10.15 am – 4 ... more >

Dress up and Draw

Saturday, 13 December 2014

  Explore your identity by making a life-size cut-out self-portrait.  Bring along some fun props and ideas. Family workshops with Artist Helen Kennedy Helen Kennedy returns to Oriel Davies to lead workshops which are inspired by Francesca Woodman’s ... more >

Family Workshop

Developing your Creative Non-Fiction with Chris Kinsey

Friday, 16 January 2015 - Friday, 27 March 2015

  Course take place at Oriel Davies in association with the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, School of Education and Lifelong Learning.  www.aber.ac.uk For further information and course bookings, please contact the University direct on 01970 621580 or email: more >

Writing Short Stories with Lara Clough

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - Wednesday, 1 April 2015

  Course take place at Oriel Davies in association with the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, School of Education and Lifelong Learning.  www.aber.ac.uk For further information and course bookings, please contact the University direct on 01970 621580 or email: more >

Collage a 3-D Fantasy World

Saturday, 31 January 2015

  Bring lots of pictures to use and swap – such as photos of family and pets as well as fictional characters or pictures from magazines. Family workshops with Artist Helen Kennedy Helen Kennedy returns to Oriel Davies to lead workshops which are inspired by Francesca ... more >

Family Workshop