Bookings for workshops are now being taken.
2017 WORKSHOPS @ Cley Village Hall
The Fairstead, Cley-next-the-Sea NR25 7RJ
An exciting range of workshops for adults (16+), students (14-18), carers and clients with special care needs, over 60's and families. Booking essential as places are limited and allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Download the Cley 17 brochure here
Booking form from firstname.lastname@example.org
Tea and coffee available throughout the day.
Bring snacks and a picnic lunch to keep you going.
Connecting Personal Histories: past and present - for Adults
Saturday 8 July, 10am-4pm
Tutors: Artpocket (Becky Tough and Hannelore Smith)
Within this workshop, we hope to make connections between your past and present selves. Using the exhibition as a starting point, participants will explore ways to show their connection and relationship with an object, through hand stitch, collage and print. Participants will bring copies of photographs of themselves in childhood and present day. For details email email@example.com COST: £35
New this year! Versatile Monoprinting - for Students (14-18 years)
Sunday 9 July, 10.30am - 3pm
Tutor: Sally Hirst
Monoprinting is a painterly way of printmaking – rolling layers of paint onto a plate and creating lines and textures by wiping, brushing, masking and stencilling. We will start with a visit to the exhibition for inspiration before diving into making art! With the help of an experienced artist you will leave with a pile of prints to work on with different media. A great day to help build your coursework portfolio! All materials will be provided. COST: FREE
Fun with Fabric – Fabric painting and sewing day – for Carers and Clients
Wednesday 12 July, 10.30- 3pm
Tutor: Caroline Lain
Have fun working with textiles! Create a personalised t-shirt using stencils, stamps and fabric paint. In a second project, work with recycled textiles to make a colourful place mat or wall hanging. You will use simple sewing techniques to embellish your work with beautiful fabrics, braids, ribbons, wool and threads. At the end of the day you will be able to take home your creations. Please bring along a white t-shirt, design ideas and different fabrics. For details email firstname.lastname@example.org COST: FREE BUT BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Vessels Made and Drawn – Expressive Drawing and Sculptural Workshop
Saturday 15 July, 10am-4pm
Tutor: Caroline Lain
A calm meditative day where we focus on recording the simple things we see. Beginning with making vessels from organic materials, we will think about vessels such as boats, nests etc and their connections to Cley's history and landscape. We will then develop expressive drawings to record their beauty. Paper and some drawing materials will be provided. Please bring a variety of organic materials and any art supplies you may have. This workshop is aimed at beginners and more experienced artists who are willing to experiment. For details email email@example.com COST: £35
Something Fishy! – for Families
Sunday 16 July, 2-5pm
Tutor: Sue Johnston
Wire is an expressive material and gives endless possibilities. Explore drawing with wire, and combined with paper and glue, learn how to create a fish sculpture. Suitable for both children and adults, encouraging them to work together, to have fun, resulting in a beautiful fish to take home! Suitable for ages 5+ if accompanied by an adult.
All materials provided.
For details email firstname.lastname@example.org
COST: £5 for 1, £8 for 2, £10 for 3, £12 for 4
Still Life using Water-based Oils- Micro and Macro – Over 60's
Wednesday 19 July, 10.30am–3pm
Tutor: Caroline Lain
Analysing and responding to objects through micro and macro scales is our theme. Spend an enjoyable day painting from still life as well as learning to work in amazing water-based oil paints. Caroline will introduce you to the still life paintings of Van Gogh, Matisse, Morandi and others. You will look at a unit or small area, working from flowers, fruit, vegetables, plants, fabrics, etc. Any other items you wish to bring, please do. Please bring along a set of water-based oils, a palette knife and brushes. Caroline will provide primed card as your support. For more details email email@example.com
Hand Paint/Print/Dye Velvet and Silk – Adults
Saturday 22 July, 10am–4 pm
Tutor: Lydia Haines
Draw, paint and print with pigments, dyes and relief stencils to create bold and richly coloured wall hanging designs. The silk acts like a sponge and soaks up colour whilst in contrast, colour sits on the surface of the velvet. Steam finish to cure. The theme of the workshop will be linked to the Church, exhibition and the coast. Particular focus on experimenting, mark making, composition and repeat design.
All materials and equipment provided.
For more details email firstname.lastname@example.org
Creative Collagraphy@Cley – for Adults
Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th August, 10am – 4pm
Tutor: Sally Hirst
This is a dynamic 2 day workshop where participants will be introduced to a range of approaches – materials and supports, various methods of plate construction, and advanced inking techniques There will be the opportunity to extend skills and ideas through chine colle, monoprinting and drypoint.
Suitable for both beginners or those with experience.
All materials provided and we will be using water solvent inks and no solvents.
Please download, complete and return booking form below.
Please send completed forms to
Kirsti Crofts, East End House, Billingford, Dereham, Norfolk NR20 4RD
Please contact Kirsti Crofts if you would like to be put on the waiting list for these workshops as we do occasionally have people drop out.
Download the booking form here, complete it, and then send this form and your cheque payable to NNEP to: Kirsti Crofts, East End Farm, Billingford, Dereham, Norfolk, NR20 4RA.and return to
Phone 01362 668641