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Creative Pathways Barrhead (16-25 year olds)


9-week programme
Aimed at 16-25 year olds not in employment, education or training
16th April - 14th June 2019
The ARC, 64 Aurs Drive, Barrhead G78 2LW / Dunterlie Community Centre, Stewart Street, Barrhead, G78 1AL

Participants will get invaluable hands-on experience of environmental art, landscaping, designing greenspaces and growing and planting. They will also learn about biodiversity and gauge the local community's thoughts on green issues and how they affect quality of life.

Support for this programme comes from the National Lottery Community Fund's Our Bright Future initiative, which backs projects helping young people to lead progressive or environmental change in their communities. This programme is also funded by Skills Development Scotland's Stage 2 Employability Fund. Those taking part will get advice on CVs and job-hunting, and will have the chance to complete an SQA Stage 3 award in Employability.

Additionally, eligible participants will receive a £55 training allowance plus travel expenses.

Workshops start the week commencing 16th April 2019 and will run until 14th June 2019, Tuesday until Friday each week, 9.30am until 4pm. They will be based at:

Tuesday & Wednesday
The ARC, 64 Aurs Drive, Barrhead, G78 2LW

Thursday & Friday
The Dunterlie Community Centre, Stewart Street, Barrhead, G78 1AL.

If you are interested in making a referral or would like to find out more, please contact Impact Arts' Project Co-ordinator Aileen Lynn on 0141 575 3001 / 07384 465 576 or email alynn@impactarts.co.uk.

The programme is funded by Barrhead Housing Association, the Scottish Government's People and Communities fund, Our Bright Future and the National Lottery Community Fund.

CashBack to the Future: Summer 2019 (12-19 year olds)

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.

Creative Pathways Glasgow (16-17 year olds)


  • 12-week programme
  • 16-17 year olds not in employment, education or training (limited spaces for those 18+)
  • The Factory, 319 Craigpark Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow G31 2TB
  • Tuesday - Friday, 9.30am - 4pm

 

Participants will get invaluable hands-on experience of environmental art, landscaping, designing greenspaces and growing and planting. They will also learn about biodiversity and gauge the local community's thoughts on green issues and how they affect quality of life.

Support for this programme comes from the Big Lottery Fund's Our Bright Future fund, which backs projects helping young people to lead progressive or environmental change in their communities. This programme is also funded by Skills Development Scotland's Stage 2 Employability Fund. Those taking part will get advice on CVs and job-hunting, and will have the chance to complete an SQA Stage 3 award in Employability.

Additionally, eligible participants will receive a £55 training allowance plus travel expenses.

Workshops start the week commencing 8th April 2019 and will run until 28th June 2019, Tuesday until Friday each week, 9.30am until 4pm. They will be based at The Factory, 319 Craigpark Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow G31 2TB.

If you are interested in making a referral or would like to find out more, please contact Impact Arts' Project Co-ordinator Aileen Lynn on 0141 575 3001 / 07384 465 576 or email alynn@impactarts.co.uk.

The programme is funded by Skills Development Scotland, Our Bright Future and the National Lottery Community Fund.

CashBack Nights: Visual arts workshops, North Ayrshire


Free CashBack Nights workshops will offer 12-19 year olds the chance to work with artist Christine Novosel on fun arts and crafts workshops!

Workshops will involve printing patterns, working with card and textile, painting fabrics, mark-making and typography and painting ceramic tiles. You will learn about the socially and politically-engaged art, the cultural meaning of colour, and look at artwork from around the world.

Workshops are running:

  • Every Wednesday from 4pm until 6pm at Impact Arts, 60 Bank Street, Irvine KA12 0LP. Runs 17th April - 26th June 2019.

 

Interested? You can sign up here. If you have any questions, give Kelly at Impact Arts a call on 01294 273 051 or email kelly.espindola@impactarts.co.uk.

These workshops are funded and supported by Cashback for Communities, National Museums Scotland and the National Lottery Heritage Fund's Kick the Dust fund.

CashBack Nights: Performance & video workshops, Paisley


Free CashBack Nights workshops will offer 12-19 year olds are fun and lively video and character design sessions involving stop motion, green screen, acting, prop-making and costume design!

You will work with artists Gemma and Susie and others your age to create exaggerated characters inspired by heritage and identity. Taking cues from the excess of Ru Paul's Drag race and work by contemporary artist Rachel McLean, you will create vibrant and punchy short films to form part of a digital showcase.


We have workshops running:
  • Every Wednesday from 4pm - 6pm, at the Tannahill Centre (76 Blackstoun Road, Paisley PA3 1NT). Running 17th April - 26th June 2019

 

Interested? You can sign up here. If you have any questions, give Aileen at Impact Arts a call on 0141 575 3001 or email alynn@impactarts.co.uk.

These workshops are funded and supported by Cashback for Communities, National Museums Scotland and the Heritage Lottery Fund's Kick the Dust fund.

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