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Creative Days

It's All About You

A series of one-day all inclusive events that gives you the opportunity to experience a new hobby or learn a new skill. Your day is lead by a highly skilled expert, who will guide you through the creative process and help you create your own individual creation. We have some of the best and most accomplished teachers in their field in jewellery design, story writing, painting and much more. 

All materials are included* in the cost of the day and your creation is yours to keep and take away with you. 

Take time out for yourself and immerse yourself in something new, or why not get a group of friends together and make a social event. These events are also perfect as a gift.

All courses are held at our wonderful adult education building in the heart of beautiful Rochester. Parking and public transport near by, and only five minutes walk from the train station. Your full day event starts at 10.30am where you will be introduced to your course tutor. Your day finishes at 4.30pm. Lunch is included in the price of your event.

Our next event day is Saturday 18 March 2017

Courses available on this date include:

Inspiring landscapes

Watercolours a step-by-step guide to encourage creativity and responsiveness in the use of watercolours. Through active participation, you'll gain a solid introduction to the core elements of drawing: line, tone, colour, perspective and composition. Your course tutor Noureen Englefield, is regarded as one of Pakistan's foremost printmakers and fine artists. You will be provided with a sketchbook that will be yours to keep.

Jewellery making and design

Let you imagination run free. Perfect for anyone wanting to learn the basics of jewellery making. You will have the opportunity to create a textured silver ring or pendant. This includes being able to personalise your piece and create something that is unique and beautiful. All materials are included and you take away the item you have made.

Faerie Tales

A welcoming and inclusive experience, this inspiring workshop will introduce participants to the art and craft of writing faerie tales. We'll be exploring the strange world of the Faerie, with helpful guidance of tales both ancient and modern. You'll be making your own stories through the use of creative writing and storytelling exercises.

Craft bunting for celebrations

Having selected your fabrics and tape, your expert tutor will guide you through the process of creating fabulous bunting for use at any celebration - birthdays, garden parties, anniversaries, BBQ, fayres. They will also share tricks of the trade to help with planning and speedy completion for those last minute events.

Calligraphy in colour*

Your tutor will guide you through the process of creating a beautiful and colourful design on watercolour paper. Using masking fluids, watercolours, gouache, double pencils and brushes.

*Participants should bring their own art/work box and something to protect and carry their work home in. Other items may be required so please refer to full course details or speak to one of our team.

Public speaking

This is a practical course for anyone who enjoys (or dreads!) public speaking, or simply wants to become more articulate and confident. This course will help participants learn how to harness the feeling of confidence, how to use breathing techniques to help you relax, how to overcome your fears and improve your general communications skills.

Book your space

To make a booking or for more information contact the team on 01634 338400 or via our course finder.