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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 taniamccormack@creativefoundation.org.uk or call 01303 769241

 

Upcoming Events at Block 67 in 2017

 

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Free Family drop in workshops are running every weekend throughout  the Triennial.

For Further information please visit the Triennial website. http://www.folkestonetriennial.org.uk/events/category/family-workshops/

Book Festival workshops

Ali Fogg Workshop

Draw a Story with artist Ali Hodgkinson Fogg

Saturday 18 November, 11am – 3pm

Drawing objects by torchlight adds a touch of magic to your work and allows a story to unfold. This workshop will build on children’s drawing skills while setting their imaginations free.

 

Jom Lockey

Capture Your Story with artist Jim Lockey

Saturday 25 November, 11am – 3pm

Explore the bizarre world of early digital photography with Jim Lockey and a Game Boy Camera. Get your hands on a piece of history to learn core principles of photography, shoot some crazy pictures and customise them. Capture your story in a miniature book of drawings and photos.

 

Christmas workshop

Jumping Jack

Jumping Jacks with Astrid Goldsmith

Saturday 16 December, 11am-3pm

Join animator Astrid Goldsmith and make your own festive jumping jack puppet to take home with you. Create a character from jointed card pieces and then pull the string to animate!

 

School Exhibitions

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We invite schools to exhibit their work throughout the year please contact Tania McCormack for dates available.

 

 

 

Workers’ Educational Association Workshops

WEAimageOpen 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.

Art course with Deborah Crofts
The next course starts on April 19 2017
for more information Telephone: 0800 328  1060 www.wea.org.uk