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
Montrose Composers’ Club
Saturday 27 January, 11am-3pm
Try something new in 2018! Even if you’ve never done it before, come and make some music with the Montrose Composers’ Club. Our ‘mini studio’ will provide everything you might need to create weird and wonderful sounds.
Drawing Robots with Gwen Ramsay
Saturday 10 February, 11am-3pm
Come along and combine felt tips and motors to create robots in disguise. Who will your new drawing creature be? Give it a face and watch it go!
Inflatable Architecture with Daniel Tollady
Saturday 24 February, 11am-3pm
This workshop will help participants construct a large inflatable structure that will fill the Block 67 workshop space! How can everyday materials, such as plastic bags and tape, become a piece of sculptural architecture!
Young Animators Club: Big Brickfilm Buildathon with Lydia Hibbert
Saturday 10 March, 11am-3pm
Create, populate and animate a collaborative Lego world!Learn how to animate your character or vehicle, build structures and explore our new world. The collaborative stop motion animation will be edited and uploaded for you to watch shortly after the workshop.
We invite schools to exhibit their work throughout the year please contact Tania McCormack for dates available.
Workers’ Educational Association Workshops dates for 2018 to be announced
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