Eastville Project Space offers a range of creative courses. It aims to provide opportunities for people to learn new skills, share ideas and meet other like-minded people, creating a great place for art and culture in Yeovil. Our current and upcoming course between 2017 -18 is funded by SS&L Community Learning Partnership and Arts Council England.
FREE of charge, booking is essential.
Apron Making Workshop (Sign up now!)
What? A 2-days workshop to make your own apron using printmaking and textile. The workshop encourages participants to use their imagination and creativity, learn to use simple printmaking and sewing techniques and to design and make your own apron for whichever job you are doing; cooking, gardening, painting, electronics, woodworking, DIY and more!
This workshop is for age 18 and above.
Tutor: Fiona Winning
Fiona is an artist, a qualified educator and facilitator who has more than 20 years experience in working in adult education and community environments. Fiona creates work that combines conversations, social events and art workshops.
Material: We will provide all the basic material you need. If you prefer using your own choice of fabric, please bring 1-1.5 meters of material depending on the size of apron you wish to make.
Equipment requirements: Please note that we provide a sewing machine for sharing, but you are more than welcome to bring your machine from home. If you’d like to bring your home machine, please remember to bring the manual (and foot pedal/power cord).
Sunday 13th & 20th May (12noon – 4pm)
It is totally FREE, including material.
How to sign up?
Limited to 10 participants
Creative Technology (Sign up now!)
Yeovil Hacker Space workshops
Covers basic electronic theory, practical soldering skills and encourage experimentation, our Creative Technology workshops will introduce the idea of prototyping electronics circuits, using capacitors, resistors, light emitting diodes (LEDs), potentiometers and integrated circuits. It will work towards building controllable sound instruments and lighting devices. It will also cover the principles of simple audio amplification circuits.
Our workshops are designed to suit individuals with different level of skills and experiences. You can choose to attend one day workshop or a number of 2hrs workshop sessions dependent on your needs and availability.
Workshop sessions take place on Every Friday and Saturday 2 – 4pm, starts from 20 April.
If you are interested to join, please contact us now to register your interest or attend the introductory session on Saturday 24 March, 12noon – 4pm.
To register your interest and find out more, please contact us:
Food Glorious Food
Food is a subject that everyone can talk about.
Let’s talk about your favorite recipe.
How might you describe the taste, smell and texture?
Food connects to our family traditions, special occasions and memories.
Over a series of workshops, you will
- Share ideas, stories and the cultural background about food
- Learn to use a range of art-making skills, including writing, drawing, collage and printmaking.
- Meet a group of people who share similar interest
- Build the confidence in communication
Come and enjoy sharing your love of food, learn art-making skills and create your own artwork to take home.
‘FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD’ supports learners on building communication, art-making skills and creative thinking through the common interest in food.
During the course, learners will be encouraged to share their ideas, stories and the cultural heritage associated with the recipe of their choice. They will also be guided to communicate their thinking through discussions and to expressing their idea through writing, drawing, collage and printing.
Towards the end of the course, learners will be equipped with the skills required to create new recipes with visually appealing artworks. All the work will be assembled in a recipe book, learners will be able to take away a copy at the end of the course and share their recipes through the celebratory event.
This is part of ‘Let’s Build’ Project, a new collaborative art project of Eastville Project Space to celebrate arts and cultures in Yeovil.
Tutor: Fiona Winning
Fiona is an artist, a qualified educator and facilitator who has more than 20 years experience in working in adult education and community environments. Fiona creates work that combines conversations, social events and art workshops. Her work often provides a positive impact in terms of building community and instilling a sense of place for the different residents.
Fridays 12noon – 2.30pm: 2nd, 9th & 23rd February or
Saturday 12noon – 2.30pm: 3rd, 10th & 17th March (cancelled due to weather condition. Please contact us for new dates)
How to sign up?
- Email us firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call us on 07887379388 (Wed, Thur & Friday 9am – 5pm)