Impact Arts’ Cashback for Communities-funded programme - entitled Cashback to the Future – this year will offer young people in Ayrshire, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Renfrewshire in in-depth creative workshops led by accomplished artists who offered masterclasses in visual arts music, performance and digital work.
Aimed at 12-19 year olds, these workshops offer free, safe and creative spaces for participants to be inventive and imaginative, with first-rate guidance on hand from skilled creative staff and volunteers.We are currently taking sign-ups and referrals for the summer programme, which will run from July 2nd until July 26th 2019. Find out more here on the CashBack 2019 page.
Cashback to the Future is funded by the Scottish Government's CashBack for Communities initiative, which backs projects supporting disadvantaged young people. Additional funding and support comes from National Museums Scotland, the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Glasgow Kelvin College.
Impact Arts are looking for care-experienced young people aged 14-25 to get involved in fun, fast-paced upcycling workshops!
Working with artist Ruth Switalski, you will explore upcycling, recycling and repurposing through workshops spanning drawing, collage, printmaking, painting and ceramics.
Discover how artists and arts organisations use upcyclung and repurposing to make new works, build communities and reimagine everyday ovjects. Looking ancient techniques like Japanese Kinstugi, the practice of fixing broken ceramics and gold-laced lacquer, we will explore repairing, fixing, modifying and reusing.
We're looking for care-experienced young people in North Ayrshire aged 14-25 to get involved in fun, fast-paced workshops in upcycling and furniture recycling.
Workshops are running now on a weekly basis, every Monday from 1pm - 5pm at Impact Arts' base in Irvine (60 Bank Street, KA12 0LP).
Interested in signing up or making a referral? Contact Kelly at Impact Arts on 01294 273 051 / 07976623552 or email email@example.com.
Express Yourself is a partnership project with North Ayrshire ThroughCare, with funding coming from Life Changes Trust and North Ayrshire Council.
Qi-gong classes in Linwood will give you the chance to take part in a Chinese exercise technique featuring slow, graceful movements and breathing exercises. Come along and exercise body and mind while trying something new!
Here's what's running:
- Qi-gong, Linwood: St. Conval's Church (Greenfarm Road, Linwood PA3 3HD); runs 13th May - 29th July 2019
Drop ins welcome, but if you would like to find out more, please call Alima on 0141 575 3001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This work is funded by the Scottish Government's People and Communities fund, and Linstone Housing.
Come along each week and join musician Michelle for fun, relaxed singing sessions! Enjoy some old favourites and rediscover forgotten classics, while having a cup of tea in good company. No need to book - Michelle will be sure to make you feel at home.
Here's what's running:
- Johnstone: Every Thursday, 10am - 12pm, at 7 Farrier Court, Johnstone PA5 8AQ; runs 2nd May until 18th July 2019
Drop ins welcome, but f you would like to find out more, please call Heather on 0141 575 3001 or email email@example.com.
This work is funded by the Scottish Government's People and Communities fund and Linstone Housing.
These workshops are funded and supported by Cashback for Communities, National Museums Scotland and the National Lottery Heritage Fund's Kick the Dust fund.
The team at Impact Arts work hard to secure over £1.5m of funding per year to provide life changing creative experiences for more than 5000 people.
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