Block 67 is the Creative Foundation’s studio space at 67 Tontine Street, the base for an exciting programme of artist led workshops, talks and events that embrace exploration, play and creativity. Block 67 encourages individuality, imagination and the exchange of ideas in a stimulating, supportive and fun environment. Working with artists from an array of disciplines Block 67 presents a programme of family drop in workshops, school workshops, artist talks and workshops responding to Folkestone Quarterhouse’s festivals, Folkestone Book Festival and Folkestone Triennial.
Block 67 will support local schools in the curation and exhibition of pupils’ art work, enabling them to experience the process from start to finish and realise their work to a professional level. Block 67 also supports artists by creating opportunities for them to gain teaching experience with the local community and schools.
For more more information please contact Tania McCormack at email@example.com or call 01303 769241
Block 67, 67 Tontine Street, Folkestone, CT20 1BN
Free Upcoming Workshops at Block 67 in 2018
OPEN QUARTER Wind-Mill Bay Masquerade
Saturday 16 June, 11am-3pm
Create your very own windmill mask at this year’s Open Quarter. Embrace the rituals of the seaside and amplify the great outdoors! This workshop will end with a parade around Payers Park.
OPEN QUARTER Lost and Found
Saturday 23 June, 11-3pm
Using found imagery, gold paint, gold foil and posca pens, make your own compositions in the style of local artist, Andrew Millar.
Projecting Nature with Naomi Eaton Baudains
Saturday 21 July, 11am-3pm
Be inspired by local nature to create large drawings on acetate. We will create an installation projection piece which will be on show for two evenings in the windows of Block 67.
Saturday 11 August, 11am-3pm
Design your own Emoji font & create your own secret language. Draw a picture representing each letter of the alphabet and communicate with your friends with your new designs via a super hi-tech emoji translation system!
Mini Chandeliers with graphic designer and maker Amber Dodds
Saturday 25 August, 11am-3pm
Ambers work consists of chandelier pieces that playfully substitute antique crystals for alternative, every day transparent objects.Using transparent objects, you will create your own beautiful chandelier.
The Young Animators Club are delighted to present a 6-week course at Block 67 on Saturdays.
Learn new skills from expert tutors, create new worlds in Stop Motion animation, write scripts, build sets and puppets, storyboard and create soundtracks for your films.
Each session will include fun and engaging practical activities and an opportunity to work on ongoing projects and discuss ideas and techniques. Share your favourite films, write reviews, show your work and create tutorials on the club’s dedicated webpage. We will end the term with a screening of your films for friends and family.
The course will begin on Saturday 21 April and will take place fortnightly on the following dates:
- 5 May
- 19 May
- 2 June
- 30 June
- 14 July
The club is suitable for children ages 8+ and will be held fortnightly on Saturdays from 10am – 12pm. This workshop is free but booking is essential due to limited capacity. Maximum of 6 children per booking.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
We invite schools to exhibit their work throughout the year please contact Tania McCormack for dates available.
Workers’ Educational Association Workshops
Six week course starting Wednesday 18 April – 23 May.
Open to all levels this course provides the support and opportunity to develop and explore personal creativity. Participants will be shown a variety of techniques and have time to experiment and build confidence in using them. Themes will be suggested but participants will also be welcome to choose their own. The course will feature how to make and use sketchbooks and include looking at other artists and art styles for inspiration. A range of materials will be available including acrylic paint, watercolours, charcoal, pencil and ink.
For more information Telephone: 0800 328 1060 www.wea.org.uk