72_DPI_Colour_RGB

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

Block 67, 67 Tontine Street, Folkestone, CT20 1BN

 

Free Upcoming Workshops at Block 67 in 2018

 

 

bag thing

Seabird Sack Costumes with Erica Parrett

Saturday 28 April, 11am-3pm

Mix together photographs and mixed medias drawings to create fabulous feather paper costumes.

 

 

Heather
Mindful Macrame with designer Heather Orr

Saturday 12 May, 11am-3pm
Learn to Macramé a mini macramé character wall hanging using square knots and spiral knots, using recycled materials.

 

 

IMG_119

Scribble Like No One’s Watching with The Dirty Pen

Saturday 26 May, 11am-3pm

Draw from floor to ceiling to cover Block 67 with your illustrations! Scribble, draw and doodle to your heart’s content!

 

 

Summer Half term

HALF TERM WORKSHOP

Tuesday 29 May 11-3pm

Crazy Kites with Maddy Jones

Learn how to build your own unique kite and take it to the beach to fly.

 

 

Matt windmills

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.

 

 

andrew

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.

 

 

 

Young Animators Club at Block 67square_block67_Club

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.

Click here to book your place now

For more information please contact taniamccormack@creativefoundation.org.uk

 

School Exhibitions

 

005

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.

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.

For more information Telephone: 0800 328  1060 www.wea.org.uk