Arts and Media

Now is the ideal time to try something new or rekindle an old hobby.

We are currently delivering short online creative arts courses to Lancashire residents. More information to follow.

  • Art History for Beginners (Online)
    Art History for Beginners (Online) (Arts)

    In this taster session learners will have an introduction to Art History by focusing on ‘Top 10 Contemporary Artists’ which have influenced the definition of art and each been at the pinnacle of the art world through experimentation, exploration and controversy. This taster session will enable learners to understand different art forms, cultures and conceptualisation of such artists work through open discussion with tutor and peers, interactive hand outs and visuals throughout.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      WED - 22-Apr
      10:00AM to 12:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Creative Writing (Online)
    Creative Writing (Online) (Humanities)

    On this course you will learn how to unleash your creative side and develop your writing in an original style. You will learn the principles of writing fiction, poetry, autobiography, monologues and short play scripts. You will learn how to develop characters, establish a sense of place and time in your writing, use dialogues and experiment with writing styles.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      WED - 22-Apr
      1:00PM to 2:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
    • Online Provision
      THU - 23-Apr
      1:00PM to 3:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Creative Writing Beginners (Online)
    Creative Writing Beginners (Online) (Humanities)

    On this course you will learn how to unleash your creative side and develop your writing in an original style. You will learn the principles of writing fiction, poetry, autobiography, monologues and short play scripts. You will learn how to develop characters, establish a sense of place and time in your writing, use dialogues and experiment with writing styles.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      WED - 22-Apr
      6:00PM to 8:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
    • Online Provision
      FRI - 24-Apr
      10:00AM to 12:00PM
      9 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Drawing and Painting Beginners (Online)
    Drawing and Painting Beginners (Online) (Arts)

    For anyone who is a complete or near beginner or worked at home on their own art work this course will expand your knowledge of basic techniques and enable you to learn new techniques and develop your artwork. During the course you will learn how to use a range of drawing materials which will include pencils, charcoal and pastel. You will also learn about the use of colour and basic painting techniques.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      THU - 23-Apr
      1:00PM to 3:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
    • Online Provision
      FRI - 24-Apr
      1:00PM to 3:00PM
      9 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Drawing and Painting Beginners Plus (Online)
    Drawing and Painting Beginners Plus (Online) (Arts)

    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      TUE - 21-Apr
      1:00PM to 3:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Drawing and Painting Improvers (Online)
    Drawing and Painting Improvers (Online) (Arts)

    If you are interested in dabbling, drawing and painting, this course is for you. You may have attended “Drawing and Painting for Beginners” or “Beginners Plus” in which you will have built up a bank of skills through practical exploration of techniques and media. In this course, you will look at a range of different artists and learn how to use the techniques and media they use. You will plan and execute a small number of pieces in which you will demonstrate your acquired knowledge and skills in the style and media of different artists. You will be able to build on your practice in a range of materials and techniques.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      THU - 23-Apr
      10:00AM to 12:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
    • Online Provision
      MON - 27-Apr
      10:00AM to 12:00PM
      9 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Philosophy for Improvers (Online)
    Philosophy for Improvers (Online) (Humanities)

    This course consists of lectures and debate on a selection of key philosophical themes. We will consider key, thought provoking ideas on the nature of knowledge, ethics, perception, the mind, what it is to be a person and whether we can argue for the existence of God. We will discuss the importance of these ideas in society. We will engage with some famous philosophers such as Descartes, David Hume, Bertrand Russell, Aristotle, Immanuel Kant and Plato.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      THU - 23-Apr
      10:00AM to 12:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Sewing and Dressmaking Beginners (Online)
    Sewing and Dressmaking Beginners (Online) (Arts)

    This course is for you if you have an interest in sewing and dressmaking and some basic knowledge in the subject. This course will enable you to further develop your skills and learn new processes and stitches needed to make different garments.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      FRI - 24-Apr
      1:00PM to 3:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Sewing and Dressmaking Beginners Plus (Online)
    Sewing and Dressmaking Beginners Plus (Online) (Arts)

    This course is for you if you have an interest in sewing and dressmaking and some basic knowledge in the subject. This course will enable you to further develop your skills and learn new processes and stitches needed to make different garments.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      WED - 22-Apr
      6:00PM to 8:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Sewing and Dressmaking Improvers (Online)
    Sewing and Dressmaking Improvers (Online) (Arts)

    This course is for you if you have an interest in sewing and dressmaking and some basic knowledge in the subject. This course will enable you to further develop your skills and learn new processes and stitches needed to make different garments. On this course you will be able to complete one or two garments of your choice from start to finish.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      WED - 22-Apr
      9:30AM to 12:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
    • Online Provision
      FRI - 24-Apr
      9:30AM to 12:00PM
      9 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Social History (Online)
    Social History (Online) (Humanities)

    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      WED - 22-Apr
      10:00AM to 12:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Tudor and Stuart Lancashire (Online)
    Tudor and Stuart Lancashire (Online) (Humanities)

    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      MON - 20-Apr
      10:00AM to 12:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE

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