Stoke in Colour – Contrasts – Photo workshop

  • Event date: June 17, 2015
  • Event time: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

At the Art Stop, Church St, Stoke ST4 1BU

Come and work with photographers Tony Jones and Jenny Harper of the Photographers Collective North Staffs to create contrasting pairs of pictures of the Art Stop and its surroundings.

Art Stop photoBring a camera/phone if you have one – we have a small number for loan if you don’t. We will be able to print some of your pictures, and we hope to feature some of the images taken in a forthcoming Photographers Collective exhibition.

Part of London Road Festival.

walking, writing & Raspberry Pi

  • Event date: June 16, 2015
  • Event time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Join us for a special Adult Learners Week event in partnership with London Rd Festival and Letting in the Light

We will start with a walk down London Rd in Stoke from Boothen Gardens ST4 4BX at 6.30pm with Dave Parkes. Using old maps, history and serendipity.

photo of sign postA celebration of the street as urban folk museum, cabinet of curiosities, portal and place of wonder.

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At 7pm take part in a Creative Writing workshop with Caroline Butterwick at the Art Stop in Stoke town ST4 1BU

 

Try your hand and brain at Raspberry Pi computing with Karl Gimblett at 7pm in the Art Stop.

photo of computerRaspberry Pi computers are small and cheap. They are a great way to learn how to code and program, and to control devices.

 

Please book on eventbrite -click here 
or phone 01782 294793 as places are limited.

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Fringe parade costume making workshops

  • Event date: June 8, 2015
  • Event time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Event date: June 9, 2015
  • Event time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am
  • Event date: June 15, 2015
  • Event time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Event date: June 16, 2015
  • Event time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Join the Fringe Finale Community Parade Costume Making workshops with Cultural Sisters

Mondays at the Art Stop, Church St, Stoke town
Tuesdays at All Saints Church, Leek Rd, Joiners Square

costume making

No experience or sewing skills needed.

Only a few places so please book
email melanie.stace@theculturalsisters.org.uk
phone 01782 833488

Fantastic Fringe Finale 2015 – 20th June

  • Event date: June 20, 2015
  • Event time: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The Fantastic Fringe Finale Community Day is packed with activities for people of all ages.

The Fringe Community Parade led by B Arts, starts by the Children’s play area in Hanley Park at 11.45am and will go down Boughey Rd to the Leek Rd site of Staffordshire University to arrive at about 12pm.

There will be lots to see and do on Leek Road. Activities will take place at Staffordshire University and Stoke on Trent Sixth Form College. This is the plan for the day so far……

Get creative in the “make it” zones:

Face painting and Henna art

clay flowerWorkshops:

  • animation
  • clay flower-making with Rita from the British Ceramic Biennial,
  • hands on clay with Etruria Artists potters wheel
  • drumming
  • Jasmine flower garlands (1 to 2pm)

Check out the “entertainment” zones:

market

  • Live Final of #StaffsFringeTalent
  • local business and craft markets

 

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Family FILM show at 3pm – Big Hero 6

 

 

 

Afro-Brew band logoMusic from:

  • Afro-Brew
  • Steel for Stoke
  • Stoke on Trent Sixth Form College students

 

Have fun in the outdoor “action” zone:

sack race photo

  • bouncy castles – one for young children, one for older children
  • tombola
  • egg and spoon race
  • tug of war
  • sack race

 

Talk, listen and learn at the “Info” Zone:

people in communities

  • find out about the Community Plan for Shelton area and share your ideas
  • learn about Etruria Industrial Museum history from volunteers in Victorian dress
  • Give your views on the plans for Hanley Park
  • NHS health information
  • youth and adult education advice
  • meet the University Quarter Community Action Network
  • Look at the plans for Staffordshire University campus developments and have your questions answered.

art show posterView the exhibitions:

  • tours of the University’s student Show and Tell Art and Design show
  • Stoke on Trent Sixth Form College student Art showphoto of art exhibition

picnic

Grab an ice cream from the van!

Bring a picnic or a bit a money for refreshments.

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If you have got any questions about access please phone or email.

Tel: 01782 294415

Email: factnews @staffs.ac.uk

Photos from Fantastic Fringe Finale in previous years give you an idea of what to expect!

Come and Sing……Fringe workshop

  • Event date: June 7, 2014
  • Event time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Location: at the Art Stop Shop in Stoke town centre

Come and Sing is a friendly workshop for all ages!

singingIf you…

  • like to sing but people have said you are not good enough
  • don’t feel confident to sing on your own
  • used to sing but haven’t done it for years
  • just love singing
  • would like to learn some new songs
  • fancy singing in a group

There is no audition – everyone is welcome – all ages. You don’t need to read music. It’s just for fun. We will sing simple songs in different languages, maybe some harmonies and rounds. We will have the chance to sing outside on the London Rd Festival site in Boothen Gardens, if we want to.

Go on – give it a go! You know you want to….

group singing The workshop will be led by Fringe Festival coordinator Penny Vincent who has been in lots of choirs over the years. Penny has learnt from three excellent Natural Voice Choir leaders locally, including the wonderful Kate Barfield who runs Loud Mouth Women and Clay Chorus. Kate also plays and sings with the Boat Band who will be at the Beehive on Honeywall in Penkhull on Wednesday 4th June from 9pm.Guest singers,  fiddlers, dancers, poets and tragedians and any other contributors welcome. .

Coaching: Steps to the Future

  • Event date: June 19, 2014
  • Event time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Event location: Learning Exchange, Flaxman building, College Rd

Free. Book tickets

‘Coaching: Steps for the Future’ will explore peoples goals and aspirations for the future and help them to make steps towards achieving their goals using a coaching approach.

photo of sign to the futureThe session will be led by Sarah Page and Dr Barbara Emadi-Coffin from Staffordshire University’s Creative Communities Unit.

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