The Pound, Pound Pill, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9HX
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ACTIVITIES AT THE POUND
WORKSHOPS | CLUBS | OPPORTUNITIES
Come and expand your knowledge and develop new skills in our weekly clubs and holiday workshops, from music and theatre to visual arts and crafts.

See below for a list of workshops and classes.
TAKE PART ADULTS: PAINTING WITH NATURE WITH HELEN GARRETT
Wed, 3 May 2017 - Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Using paint and some natural materials, landscape artist Helen Garrett will guide you in techniques, drawing and observational work with still life and landscape. This popular course is suitable for beginners.
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TAKE PART ADULTS: PAINTING WITH BIRDS WITH CAROLINE RUDGE
Fri, 5 May 2017 - Wed, 22 Mar 2017
Join artist in residence Caroline to paint beautiful birds. Working from taxidermy, feathers, eggs and skulls, Caroline will expand on concepts from her egg tempera workshop and explores a variety of techniques to portray avian life. Suitable for those with some painting experience.
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DRYPOINT PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP
MON, 8 MAY 2017
Monday 8 May, 10am to 3.30pm (including 30 minutes lunch)

Come and explore the world of printmaking using drypoint on plexiglass. This medium originally used copper plates and has been popular with artists for centuries.
TAKE PART ADULTS: CERAMIC SUMMER PLANTER WITH LIBBY BALLARD
FRI, 26 MAY 2017
Come and make your very own planter for your home or garden. In this one-off session you will hand build a ceramic planter using durable stoneware clay. Each planter will be constructed using the slab building method and coloured slips added. You will be shown various pattern techniques to decorate them and each planter will be fired and glazed afterwards to take home.
TAKE PART SCHOOL'S OUT! ...AND CUT! - MOANA PRE-FILM ACTIVITIES
TUE, 30 MAY 2017
Tuesday 30 May, drop in 10.30am-1pm
£1.50

Join our Take Part team as we head on an exciting and creative voyage through a series of activities inspired by Moana. Fun and simple but wonderful activities based on the new Disney film. Don’t forget to grab a ticket for the film which will be screened in the afternoon!
TAKE PART SCHOOL'S OUT! BRICKING IT
THU, 1 JUN 2017
Thursday 1 June, drop in 10.30am-12.30pm
£1.50

Become a builder at The Pound. We’ll provide a mountain of Lego, you provide the creativity. Bring your family and friends along for some Lego fun.
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP - TAKE BETTER PHOTOS OF YOUR KIDS
FRI, 2 JUN 2017
Friday 2 June, 10am & 11am
£28 per family (2 adults and up to 3 children)
Join professional photographer Robert Auckland for a family workshop for those interested in improving their photos of their family. Bring your camera!
All proceeds to Barnardos.
TAKE PART ADULTS: ART SONG WITH HELEN GARRETT AND GUEST TUTORS
TUE, 6 JUN 2017 - TUE, 11 JUL 2017
Tuesdays 6 June to 11 July, 12pm-2.20pm
£100 for six weeks

Art Song is a new six-week course in which you can explore your creative abilities through a variety of art forms and dialogue. A fantastic opportunity to explore a variety of art forms while improving well-being. All materials included.
TAKE PART ADULTS: CERAMICS THROW DOWN WITH LIBBY BALLARD
TUE, 6 JUN 2017 - TUE, 11 JUL 2017
Under the expert guidance of artist in residence Libby, take part in your own pottery throw down. The course aims to improve hand building techniques and will include an introduction to using a pottery wheel and glazes. Suitable for beginners and those who have previously attended.
TAKE PART ADULTS: GARDEN FUN WITH SUSAN EARLY
THU, 22 JUN 2017
Join basket maker Susan Early for the follow up session to Garden Structures in a session which uses English Willow to make beautiful, unique and fun additions to your garden. Willow balls, Dragon Flies or Stunning Willow Flowers - what will you make?
TAKE PART ADULTS: STAINED GLASS DREAM CATCHERS WITH ANNIE MULHOLLAND
FRI, 7 JUL 2017
Join Annie to create beautiful, stained glass dream catchers. Based on the Tiffany Method you will use the copper foil technique to create a stunning one-off piece with handmade glass. A wonderful, traditional addition to your home, and a fascinating workshop.
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP - GET OFF AUTO
FRI, 14 JUL 2017
Friday 14 July, 7pm to 9pm
Cost: £90

Aimed at serious amateur photographers and club photographers who are keen to make the most of their camera, join professional wedding photographer Rob Auckland for this 2 hour workshop.
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BLUE SKY FESTIVAL
Tuesday 13 - Sunday 18 June 2107
Austentatious, Bella Hardy, Lucy Porter, Grace Savage & The Blue Sky Choir, and much more...
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The Pound, Pound Pill, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9HX
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