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Tag: Arts

Freehand Machine Embroidery
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Wednesday 10th July 2024

Freehand Machine Embroidery. Rural Arts, The Old Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. Artist Linda Breckon will introduce you to freehand machine embroidery. Explore techniques, create samples, and unleash creativity in this relaxing and inspiring workshop. You will learn various techniques of freehand machine embroidery, including applique, ...

Bold Birds in Mixed Media
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Wednesday 24th April 2024

Bold Birds in Mixed Media. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. In this workshop you will create a beautiful bird illustration by combining an assortment of mediums and techniques. Choose from watercolour, acrylic or gouache to paint your bird. Then add pen, pencil or oil pastel to create additional detail within your piece. 10:30 am - 12:30 ...

Exhibition The Arts Collective
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Tuesday 2nd to Saturday 13th April 2024

Exhibition: The Arts Collective. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Come and enjoy an excellent selection of artwork by our Open Studio scheme participants who produce prints and ceramics. The artwork is made by The Arts Collective. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Free Entry. For more info click ...

Organic Ceramic Forms
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Wednesday 10th April 2024

Organic Ceramic Forms. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. You will explore a variety of ceramic techniques including creating pinch pots and joining using slip. Glazing and finishing techniques will also be explored to finish off your piece. 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. For more information click ...

Spring Ribbon Wreath Workshop
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Tuesday 9th April 2024

Spring Ribbon Wreath Workshop. East Thirsk Learning and Resource Centre YO7 1SL. A relaxed 2 hour session where you will make a Spring wreath by measuring out lengths of pretty ribbon. All the materials are provided and you will take home a wreath that will last for years. 10am. FREE. For more information click ...

Thirsk Hall Local Residents' Day
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Saturday 6th April 2024

Thirsk Hall Local Residents' Day. Thirsk Hall Sculpture Garden, Kirkgate, Thirsk. YO7 1PL. Experience Thirsk Hall Sculpture Garden. Our Gallery Shop will be serving a selection of snacks & refreshments & you are welcome to bring your own picnic. Open to all Thirsk & Sowerby residents with proof of Post Code. Up to 2 adults & 3 children ...

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Thursday 4th April 2024

Decorate a Butterfly. Thirsk Library, Meadowfields, Chapel St YO7 1TH. Spring is here and colours are everywhere. Aimed at children 6-13, with their parents/carers joining in/helping. Younger siblings can be given other activities to do alongside. Drop in any time 10.30am-12.30am. For more information click ...

Mowbray Singers Stainer's Crucifixion
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Sunday 24th March 2024

Mowbray Singers: Stainer's Crucifixion. St Oswald's Church, Front St, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. The Easter-time favourite which includes the dramatic chorus 'Fling Wide the Gates' and the moving a Capella chorus 'God So Loved the World'. The choir will be accompanied on the organ. 7.30pm. £8, Under 16s free. For more info click ...

Experimental Textiles
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Saturday 23rd March 2024

Experimental Textiles. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Participants will be introduced to the technique of free hand machine embroidery and have opportunity to experiment with heat guns to create colourful and textured textile pieces inspired by rock pools. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. £40. For more info click ...

Copper Wire Hare
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Tuesday 19th March 2024

Copper Wire Hare.The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Join Wendy from Twigs & Sprigs to learn how to create a 15cm high copper wire hare for indoor display only. Wendy will guide you through the process of creating this cute wire sculpture in small steps and you can add your own personal touches . For more info click ...

Spring Fused Glass
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Friday 15th March 2024

Spring Fused Glass. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Design and make your own glass panel based on landscape and floral images with fusible sheet glass and other compatible glass products.The basic skills of scoring and breaking glass will be covered as well as some simple theory of the principles of glass fusing using a kiln. For more ...

Thirsk Exhibition Power Through Performance
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Exhibition: Power Through Performance. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Celebrating International Women’s Day (8th March) we have curated a series of short film screenings, from young filmmakers and digital artists, that reveal the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Free Entry. For more ...

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Wednesday 6th March 2024

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club. The Courthouse,4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. The spring return of our pop-up comedy club. Ant Dewson performs at the top comedy clubs in the country and has shared the stage with some great comedians including Mickey Flanagan, Lee Mack and Noel Fielding. For more info click ...

A Taste of Art Linocut Printed Cards
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Wednesday 6th March 2024

A Taste of Art: Linocut Printed Cards. The Courthouse,4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Learn the traditional process of relief printing. Print your design onto a range of cards to share. You will draw your design, transfer it to your lino and then cut out of the linoleum surface with a sharp knife, a V-shaped chisel or gouge. For more info click ...

Capturing The Everyday
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Saturday 2nd March 2024

Capturing The Everyday. The Courthouse,4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Learn all about digital camera techniques and photography composition to get the best out of your camera and you! Photograph every day moments, to capture the beauty of evolving stories of ordinary family life. For more information click here

Ceramic Tableware
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Wednesday 13th September 2023

A Taste of Art: Ceramic Tableware. Rural Arts, The Old Courthouse, 4 Westgate, YO7 1QS. Create your own condiment dishes, herb shredders and garden labels in this 2 hour workshop. Use a selection of herbs, leaves and flowers to decorate your pieces, as well as letter stamps to add a personalised touch. You will explore a variety of ceramic techniques ...

Othello At Rural Arts
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Thursday 18th May 2023

Rural Arts, The Courthouse , Thirsk are hosting Othello - an extraordinary new production of Shakespeare’s most enduring tragedy, directed by Clint Dyer with a cast that includes Giles Terera (Hamilton), Rosy McEwen (The Alienist) and Paul Hilton (The Inheritance). She’s a bright, headstrong daughter of a senator; elevated by her status but stifled ...

The Marriage of Figaro
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Friday 19th August 2022

Thirsk Hall Festival kicks off with Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. Semi-staged performance of the Mozart comedy classic. Directed by Sarah Helsby-Hughes of Heritage Opera and conducted by Benjamin Ellin. Features festival chorus of singers from across the region.St Mary’s Church, Thirsk, 19:00 Tickets: Adults: £15 U16s: £7.50. For more info call ...

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