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Events at Weston Artspace

Social Thursdays - every week from 6pm

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Meet artists, share stories, develop ideas, have a laugh...

Every Thursday evening this summer Weston Artspace will throw open its doors for members and friends to get together. Sometimes we'll have organised activities (paint jam, quiz, theatre games) and sometimes we'll simply meet up to chat or work on our own things with company.

If you'd like to find out about becoming a member at Weston Artspace, there will be someone there each week to run inductions.

Any questions please email hello@terrestrial.org.uk

Writing for Wellness - Friday 9th & Friday 23rd August

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We are a supportive group with a primary focus towards promoting wellbeing alongside developing an aptitude for writing.

This is a community-led group with no fees or requirements to join. Anyone with experience of mental health, either in themselves or others, is welcome to participate. There will be the chance to share with others what you have written if you would like to.

The group runs twice-monthly, with our first session on Friday 9th August.

Sessions will be facilitated by Alistair Todd and Will Ash, who both have experience with wellness in a therapeutic environment.

Contact:
Alistair: alistairtodd91@outlook.com
Will: willamash@hotmail.co.uk

Tabletop Photography Workshop - Saturday 17th August, 10am-4pm

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Following on from his successful season of workshops with Big Worle, Peter Goodrum is running a series of photography workshops here at Weston Artspace. In this session the focus will be on tabletop photography. Wanting to get into food or product photography? Are you an an artist or craftsperson wanting to learn how to photography your pieces to show them off at their best? This workshop will equip you with the skills to take professional looking photos for a variety of uses.
All abilities welcome, and you can use a phone or camera to take photos, Peter will show you how to get the best from whatever kit you have!

The session runs from 10am to 4pm with a break for lunch (bring your own) and the suggested donation for taking part is £10, payable on the day. Teas and coffees will be available. Make sure you sign up early for these workshops as numbers are limited.

Do Yoga & Mindful Art - Saturday 24th August, 1.30-3.30pm

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 Join Emma from Do Yoga and friends from the creative community at Weston Artspace for a Saturday afternoon of mindful movement, Yoga and Art.

We'll begin with some gentle stretches to release tension and help us to get grounded. Emma will lead a short yoga session, no experience necessary. Then Susannah will lead us in some of the mindful art experiences, and we'll see how we feel!

Access your creativity and use techniques from Yoga to find yourself in relaxed awareness. Mindful drawing can be a wonderful tool to bring us back to the present moment.

Take some time out for yourself and enjoy the experience of making art without anxiety!

No experience necessary
Professional instructors, each with decades of experience
All materials provided
Meet new people and find out what's happening inside Weston's creative Hub!
Tickets: £10 (if you would really like to take part and this cost would be a barrier to you, please contact Terrestrial who have bursaries for events at Weston Artspace - hello@terrestrial.org.uk)

Terrestrial Sunday Singing - Sundays from 8th September, 3.30-5pm

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Terrestrial's pop-up choir is back, and we've got a new project...

On Sunday afternoons this Autumn, composer Verity Standen will lead a series of fun singing workshops at Weston Artspace - our community studio on Weston-super-Mare's High Street. As well as sharing some a cappella music from around the world, Verity will work with the group to rehearse some brand new material inspired by stories she has gathered from people in Worle.

We will be working towards a performance in November, but the first few sessions are drop-in, no commitment.

These workshops are designed for adults. You don't need any previous singing experience, and Verity teaches everything by ear so there's no written music. There will be opportunities for people to take on more complex parts as the new compositions develop.

Weston Artspace has step-free entrance and toilet facilities. If you have any access requirements, please let us know and we will do our very best to meet them.

More about Terrestrial: https://www.terrestrial.org.uk

More about Verity Standen: http://veritystanden.com/