Classes and Workshops
Join one of Dean Smith's Art Classes.
A view from the glassblower's gallery.
Join one of Dean Smith's Art Classes.
Beauty and Holistic Therapy Courses
Escape Training Academy offer a wide range of one day Accredited Diploma training courses in a relaxing and informal environment. Courses are offered to both beginners wanting to learn something new and also established therapists who want to expand their knowledge and treatment list. All our courses are accredited with: The Guild of Beauty Therapists, The Guild of Holistic Therapists and The Guild of Nail Technicians.
Please see our website for more information and to book a course: www.beautyandholistictraining.co.uk
One to one tuition for piano, keyboards, Violin, cello, woodwind and all styles of guitar including bass. Exams offered through The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music and Rock School with 100% pass rate to date. Or just play for fun. Beginners through to experienced players are welcome from age to 6 to infinity. Free Violin loan for beginners up to 3/4 size. Exciting classes held through out the summer.
Rainbow Music, Studios 7, 12 & 13
For more information please call; Terry 01268 441099 or visit www.rainbowmusic.org.uk
Children's Art Classes
Non-curriculum, after school group art classes. Running weekdays and Saturdays mainly aimed at 10-15 year olds who would like get creative, develop their own style and have fun. Group classes run Tuesdays to Thursday 4.30pm to 5.30pm and Saturdays 2pm to 3.30pm. Sunday lessons 2pm to 3.30pm will start in March 2013. School holiday classes also available.
Art of the Imagination, Studio 52
For more information please call; Graham 07956 102998 or email email@example.com
Improve your artistic skills in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
The classes we run are specially tutored to cater for all levels and abilities, using our simple pop art process even the absolute beginner can produce stunning paintings. We teach all styles of painting that will help you to develop your drawing and painting skills.
As well as our usual classes we also offer, Life Classes, Watercolour Classes, Bob Ross classes and specific art classes for young adults (10 to 15 year olds).
We hold pop art workshops within the studio for school visits, our tutors also go into schools to hold pop art workshops.
Dean Smith Art, Studio 41
For more information please call: 01268 522973 or 07730 611994.
Full listing of class times at www.deansmithart.com
Dance and fitness
Billericay Dance Centre offer 'Bokwa Fitness' classes on Tuesday mornings from 10am to 11am. Bokwa is the newest dance fitness craze and as participants go at their own pace it is suitable for everyone from beginners to those that are super fit. They also offer Toddler Classes aimed to give little ones a fun start in Ballet, Modern Dance and Tap on Wednesday afternoons from 2pm to 3pm. Want to learn Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Singing, Street Dance, Breakin, Ballroom or even Belly Dancing? Classes are also available! Billericay Dance Centre is at Unit 44. www.billericaydancecentre.co.uk
Pitter Patter Products hold Zumba classes every Monday and Wednesday evening from 7pm to 8pm in the Education Room. Suitable for men and women aged 14 of all experience and fitness levels (from beginners to advanced). Classes are £5 per class (pay-as-you-go) or discounted to £3.75 per class if you pay in advance for a 6 week (consecutive) block course. Booking is not always necessary but advisable as classes can be full. Email firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01268 285059.
Fabric art workshops
Workshops are suitable for beginners or those wishing to extend their skills. They include techniques such as embroidery; Hardanger, French knots, chain stitch, couching, canvas work, crochet, stump work and cross stitch, with mixed media techniques including bead and button making, using Angelina fibres, Tyvek© and Lutradur©. Metal embossing, transfer printing and dyeing are also included, as well as many other techniques. For information call Craft Arena, Studio 48.
For more information please call: 01268 523780.
Full listing of class times at www.craftarena.co.uk
Glass art workshops
Classes in - glass cutting, traditional leading, fusing, copper foiling, terrarium and jewellery box making, enamelling, glass casting, lampworking - (glass bead making) and mosaicing. Taster days on Saturdays, regular classes at weekdays and evenings. Participants take pieces home. Age over 14.
Glass from the Past, Studios 22, 27 & 28.
For more information please call: 07792 475085 or visit www.glassfromthepast.co.uk
Paper Craft Workshops
Card making and scrapbooking lessons are available throughout the week and most weekends. They cater for all levels from the beginner to the more advanced, in a fun and friendly environment.
Pinnacle Crafts Studios 31, 32 & 37.
For information please call: 01268 285585 or visit www.pinnaclecrafts.co.uk
Paper Craft Workshops
Bringing you the best and latest from the scrapbooking and cardmaking industry. Come and join in and be inspired.
Sugar and Spice, Studio 40.
For information please call: 01268 530933 or visit www.sugarandspicecrafts.co.uk
Patchwork and quilting classes for all ages and levels.
Patchwork classes are held Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays during the day and Thursday evenings. Children’s classes on Saturday. Lacemaking classes Wednesday afternoons and others TBA.
Tylers Patch, Studio 24 & 29.
For more information please call: 01268 530071 or email email@example.com
Pottery painting and potter’s wheel.
Hazle’s offers a very wide selection of fired ceramic ware for painting - all ages welcome….!
It's a very relaxing and absorbing activity for anyone. Great talent or skill is not required. They have stencils, sponges and carbon paper for creative and less-creative alike and members of Hazle's team of skilled painters are on hand. You can have as much or little guidance as you need.
When you have finished painting we glaze the work and fire it in our kilns ready for you to collect approx. one week later.
Have a go session on the potter’s wheel two Sundays per month and every week day during school holidays.
Potters Wheel & Hand-building courses for Adults on selected dates, see website.
Hazle’s Pottery Barn, Studios 33-35
For more information please call: 01268 270892 or visit www.hazle.com