Early Years

Highly Strung

Ukulele For Beginners (Music - 3-5 yrs)

Tuesday 23rd July 10am - 12pm / 1.30pm - 3.30pm (£20)

Join us on this fun-filled introduction to the instrument, learning all about it. Participants will learn to play a few easy songs, improvise and join in with some general musicianship games. All levels are welcome. Ukuleles can be hired for the session free of charge. SEE BELOW FOR MORE DATES!

Tutor: Jay Hammond

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EY Art 4

Matisse Cut-Out Frames (Art, 3-5 yrs)

Tuesday 23rd July, 10am - 12pm (£20)

Be Inspired by Matisse paper cut outs and ‘draw with scissors’ following his techniques. Inspired by summer nature along with images of his work, we will use scissors, cutting, tearing and layering coloured paper to create a piece of work and a colourful display to decorate a frame.

Tutor: Sue Harris

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EY Art 3

Rainbow Fish (Art, 3-5 yrs)

Tuesday 23rd July, 1.30pm - 3.30pm (£20)

We’ll create our own shiny rainbow fish through painting and printing using everyday materials like silver foil. We will also create somewhere for it to live using techniques of marbling and wax resist.

Tutor: Sue Harris

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Highly Strung 2

Ukulele For Beginners (Music - 3-5 yrs)

Thursday 25th July, 10am - 12pm (£20)

Join us on this fun-filled introduction to the instrument, learning all about it. Participants will learn to play a few easy songs, improvise and join in with some general musicianship games. All levels are welcome. Ukuleles can be hired for the session free of charge. SEE BELOW FOR MORE DATES!

Tutor: Jay Hammond

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EY Art 5

The Strawberry Thief (Art, 3-5 yrs)

Thursday 25th July, 1.30 - 3.30pm (£20)

The Strawberry Thief is one of William Morris’ most famous wallpaper and textile prints. Inspired by his work, we will explore different ways of making prints, using repeating patterns, stencils and learn what the terms ‘drop’ and ‘half drop’ mean in terms of pattern making!

Tutor: Sue Harris

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Highly Strung

Ukulele For Beginners (Music - 3-5 yrs)

Friday 26th July, 1.30pm - 3.30pm (£20)

Join us on this fun-filled introduction to the instrument, learning all about it. Participants will learn to play a few easy songs, improvise and join in with some general musicianship games. All levels are welcome. Ukuleles can be hired for the session free of charge.

Tutor: Jay Hammond

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EY Art 6

Dinosaur Romp (Art, 3-5 yrs)

Friday 26th July, 10am - 12pm (£20)

We will look at and talk about the significance of cave paintings drawn by the earliest living artists. We can make our own mark making materials and do some painting in our own cave, using clay to make a fossil to take home. Charcoal, chalk, stones, paint, clay and torches are some of the materials we will explore.

Tutor: Sue Harris

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EY Art 3

Egyptian Mummy (Art, 3-5 yrs)

Friday 26th July, 1.30pm - 3.30pm (£20)

Where is my Mummy? The Egyptians are fascinating subjects. We will make our own wall mural based on ourselves, and a sarcophagus, keep it safe in a tomb. Also we’ll create colourful Egyptian jewellery using foil, plaster, clay and paint.

Tutor: Sue Harris

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EY Art 4

Slither, Gallop & Dance?! (Art, 3-5 yrs)

Wednesday 31st July, 10am - 12pm (£20)

What is moving in the jungle? What are the different ways animals move? We will be taking a line for a walk and thinking about how artists depict movement. Make a dancing creature with moving limbs!

Tutor: Sue Harris

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EY Art 4

Mapping Your Move (Art, 3-5 yrs)

Wednesday 31st July, 1.30pm - 3.30pm (£20)

Are you going away in the summer? You will need a map to help you! We will discuss symbols and make our own maps, telescopes, and make pictures of where we might go; to the city? Up a mountain? On the seas? Using junk modelling materials, and a variety of artist techniques, let’s explore!

Tutor: Sue Harris

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EY Art 5

Van Gogh In Britain (Art, 3-5 yrs)

Thursday 1st August, 1.30pm - 3.30pm (£20)

Van Gogh spent time in London and was inspired by the bridge he crossed every day and the view of the Thames. We will explore colour and light, reflections using a variety of techniques and brush strokes. With reference to impressionism we will create our own paintings in the style.

Tutor: Sue Harris

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EY Art 5

Space Travel (Art, 3-5 yrs)

Thursday 8th August, 1.30pm - 3.30pm (£20)

The wide blue yonder, Space- the final frontier, Up, up and away... With reference to outer space and looking at different children’s book illustrations we will use a variety of effects to create the illusion of deep space. Using chalks, paint, bleeding tissue, and collage to design some imaginary creatures who live there.

Tutor: Sue Harris

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EY Art 6

The Mixed Up Chameleon (Art, 3-5 yrs)

Thursday 15th August, 1.30pm - 3.30pm (£20)

We will talk about camouflage, make our own creature and create surroundings in which it can hide using printing and painting techniques. We will also be cutting and sticking to make a collage of an imaginary mixed up mythical creature.

Tutor: Sue Harris

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Storytelling

Puppet Making! (Drama, 4-7 yrs)

Tuesday 27th August, 9.30am - 3.30pm (£50)

Join us for a Puppet Making surprise, as we get our creative hands at the ready and make our own puppets come alive. Through the combination of art and storytelling, we introduce a unique way to open up our imaginations, through artwork and drama combined. A fantastic chance for your child to explore a range of art forms in just one day!

Tutor: Amber-Rose May

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BYT Kids

Treasure Chest Adventure (Drama, 4-7 yrs)

Wednesday 28th August, 9.30am - 3.30pm (£50)

Join us for a Treasure Chest Adventure, as we work together to crack the code to open up the box of treasures on Coconut Island. Meet the Pirates, Captain Coconut, Barnacle Busters and the Sugar Tree Sailors. Through imagination, exploration, fun, drama games and stories we travel together on a journey like no other. A fantastic way to develop confidence, communication and storytelling skills through musicality, drama and movement.

Tutor: Amber-Rose May

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EY Drama 3

The Big Friendly Giant (Drama, 4-7 yrs)

Monday 5th - Friday 9th August (£190 or £50 per day)

"I is a nice and jumbly giant! I is the only nice and jumbly Giant in Giant Country! I is THE BIG FRIENDLY GIANT! I is the BFG. What is your name?" – The BFG Join us on Roald Dahl’s BFG Adventure, as we open up the story book of wonder and surprise. Through imagination, exploration, fun and drama games we will tell the story of the BFG! Come along for 1, 2 or all 5 days. A fantastic way to develop confidence, communication and storytelling skills through musicality, drama and movement.

Tutor: Amber-Rose May

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The Little Art-Venture Club

Little Art Venture Club (Art, 6 mths - 2yrs)

25th July / 1st, 8th & 15th August 9.30am - 10.15am (£28 for 4 weeks)

The Little Art-Venture club will introduce your child to art making alongside a parent/carer in a safe and fun environment. Your child will learn new skills on a week-by-week basis and gain more confidence in the vocabulary they use to describe what they see and feel.

Tutor: Sue Harris

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The Little Art-Venture Club 2

Little Art Venture Club (Art, 2-4 yrs)

25th July / 1st, 8th & 15th August 10.30am - 11.30am (£36 for 4 weeks)

The Little Art-Venture club will introduce your child to art making alongside a parent/carer in a safe and fun environment. Your child will learn new skills on a week-by-week basis and gain more confidence in the vocabulary they use to describe what they see and feel.

Tutor: Sue Harris

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