Hello everyone. It is glorious here at Stoke Lodge, sun shining, birds tweeting, it’s really starting to feel like summer at last! We are in the thick of 23/24 planning and as soon as we have a date for when next year’s courses are available, we’ll be letting you know right here, ‘in the loop’.
But no need to wait till then, here are some of the fantastic courses we have coming up in the summer term…
Textiles, Upholstery and Interior Design
Pattern Cutting For Beginners – 2 weeks from Fri 16 Jun, 9.30am-5.30 with Ann T18C
Learning To Sew-And More! – 5 weeks from Fri 9 Jun, 1pm-3.30pm with Marilyn T17F
Upholstery – 6 weeks from Tue 6 Jun, 6.30pm-9pm with Nicky T12F
Upholstery – 6 weeks from Mon 12 Jun, 1pm-3pm with Nicky T11F
Colour Interiors And Paint – 6 weeks from Tue 6 Jun, 6pm-9pm with Charles D72C
Painting and Printmaking
Oil Painting-Absolute Beginners – 6 weeks from Thu 8 Jun, 1.30pm-4pm with Warren D15F
Oil Painting-Improvers – 6 weeks from Thu 8 Jun, 10-12.30 with Warren D16F
Landscapes In Oil Workshop – on session on Sat 17 Jun, 10am-4pm with Warren D17F
Landscape Painting – 5 weeks from Wed 7 Jun, 6.30pm-9pm with Warren D17E
Acrylic & Watercolour: Space For Creativity – Sat&Sun 24/25 Jun, 10am-4pm with Laurel D28K
Printmaking – 6 weeks from Fri 9 Jun, 10am-12.30 @St Pauls with Barbara P20F
Floristry, Film Studies and Cookery
Arranging Flowers From Your Garden – one session on Fri 23 Jun, 10am-3.30 with Kathryn P23F
Art-House Summer Films – 4 weeks from mon 12 Jun, 4.30pm-6pm with Davide F21F
Cookery – Middle Eastern Mezze – one session Tue 20 Jun, 10am-2pm with Sharn COC11
Exhibitions at Stoke Lodge
The annual Bristol Stitchers exhibition will be taking place at Stoke Lodge on Friday 2 June, 10am-4.30pm and Saturday 3 June, 10am-4pm. There will be lots of work to see and buy. Admission is £4 for adults (children free). You can find out more on their website www.bristolstitchers.wordpress.com
BS9 Arts Trail
Then just one week later we will be once again hosting the BS9 Arts Trail. There are 14 venues in total on the trail with 87 artists taking part. You can see details of all the venues and artists on their website www.bs9arts.co.uk
You can see 10 of those amazing artists right here at Stoke Lodge.
And to add to that, we will of course have an amazing display of Stoke Lodge learners work in the foyer, so there will be heaps to see!
The Trail is open 10am-5pm on Saturday and Sunday the 10/11 June and admission is free.
Our very own embroidery tutor Debby Bird is not only exhibiting but offering people the opportunity to have a go at painting in a drop in workshop inspired by our Bristol Delph tiles. Pop by, say hello and have a browse.
Fancy Teaching With Us?
We are looking for people with a passion for their subject who want to deliver courses with us at Adult Learning.
We are looking for additional tutors who can offer: Watercolours, Drawing, Pottery, Relaxation/Wellbeing, Jewellery Making, Bookbinding, History, Willow Craft, Computers and Digital Technologies, Cookery, German, French and Italian. Plus we are open to offers!
We are looking particularly for tutors who can teach in the evening and Saturdays throughout the year.
If you are interested in teaching with us, please let us know by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Let us know the subject you are looking to teach and a summary of your skills and experience, we aren’t looking for a full CV at this stage.