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A Taste of Art: Japanese Stab Binding

The Courthouse Thirsk
Wednesday 29th January

With all materials included and each workshop suitable for beginners, our Wednesday morning Taste Of... sessions give the perfect introduction to a range of artistic styles and techniques.

Create your very own hand-decorated and hand-bound book, to be used as a sketchbook, journal or to be given as a gift. This workshop will introduce you to the the traditional technique of bookbinding. You will begin by marbling your own paper to be used as a cover for your book. You will then learn the technique of Japanese stab binding and once you have bound your book you will have the option to decorate it further with stitching, painting or calligraphy.

Suitable For: All abilities.

Materials: All materials provided.

Other Info:

  • Please bring an apron or wear old clothing.
  • Please note we do not issue physical tickets, please use your email confirmation as proof of purchase.

 

Wednesday 29th January, 10.30am-12.30pm , Rural Arts, The Courthouse Tickets Available: 0
Tickets 12.00
Description

'Taste of Art' workshops are creative sessions that are friendly, informal and good fun and aim to provide an introduction to a technique or art form. Lasting an hour and a half they are run by qualified tutors and artists and aim to give you an insight into a craft and inspire you to do more.

You don't have to be a creative person to take part as the sessions are aimed at all levels and the focus is on experimentation. Most of our sessions use materials and equipment that are accessible and low cost and we always try to provide ceramic activities that utilise our kiln.

'Taste Of Art' sessions will provide you with an opportunity to make new friends and meet up with other budding creatives.

'Taste of Art' sessions run during the school term and a detailed programme is released on this website.

Please bring an apron. 

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Disability Access

Car Parking

The Courthouse offers disabled parking for Blue Badge owners. If you will be needing to use the disabled parking please contact us prior to arrival so we can reserve you a place in our carpark. 

Wheel Chair Access

The Courthouse has wheel chair access into, and throughout, the building. There is a lift providing access to the second floor and disabled toilet.

If you are coming to a workshop or performance please let us know in advance so we can allocate a space for you in the audience or studio.

Carers

If you have purchased a place on a workshop or to one of our performances at The Courthouse and are bringing a carer with you, please let us know when you book your place. Carers are welcome to attend the activity, but if they wish to participate they will need to book a place. 

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs are allowed in the building.

 

How To Find The Venue

Planning Your Visit

  • A short walk from Thirsk Market Place
  • Local parking
  • Disabled parking, access and toilet
  • Games, books and activities for children
  • Children’s menu
  • Baby changing facilities
  • High chair

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