LEGO ANIMATION WORKSHOP (AGES 7 - 10 YRS)

Start Date: Friday 27July 2018 End Date: Friday 27July 2018
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Venue: BALLYCLARE TOWN HALL

Create your own animated Lego mini film with Can Do Academy! ?? You will learn about the basics of film making, how to storyboard and different animation techniques. You will be able to create your own storyline and learn the do's and dont's of effective animation which you can apply at home. ? Construct and animate your own worlds in front of the camera! Each participant will receive a copy of their film at the end of the workshop by email. Ipads are supplied.

Participants interested in this workshop must book in advance. Cost: £10 (2 hr workshop)

(This workshop is an additional date added due to demand).

To book: Tel 028 90340202 or book online.

 

ART FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS

Tue 10 September - Tue 3 December 10am - 12 pm

Venue: MOSSLEY MILL

This class welcomes beginners as well as those wishing to learn new artistic skills. Amanda will encourage each individual to concentrate on their personal chosen mediums and areas of interest in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. As well as being tutored in their specific medium, participants will have the opportunity during each class to opt in or out of an intensive master-class session. Participants should bring their own materials.

Tutor: Amanda Montgomery

Adm: £90 & £85 (Concession)- - - -Book Now

GARDEN HISTORY WORKSHOP

Sat 14 September 10.30am - 1pm.

Venue: ANTRIM CASTLE GARDENS & CLOTWORTHY HOUSE

Come along and experience an informative half-day workshop led by our Park Rangers, commencing with an overview of garden history from the beginning of civilization, from the ancient Roman Gardens to modern day spectacles. The workshop will end with a historical tour of Antrim Castle Gardens, emphasising our significance within landscape gardening history.

Age: 16 years+

Adm: FREE- - - -Book Now

JUNIOR AFTER SCHOOLS ART CLUB

Tue 17 September for 5 WEEKS 3.30pm - 5pm.

Venue: ANTRIM CASTLE GARDENS & CLOTWORTHY HOUSE

The coolest After Schools club in town is back for younger kids as Emma brightens up your week with this fun and messy art workshop filled with arty style. With different activities each week, you will have great fun, make new friends and create some very cool art.
Tutor: Emma Andrews
Date: Tue 17 Sept for 5 weeks
Time: 3.30pm – 5pm

Age: 5 - 7 Years

Adm: £30- - - -Book Now

IMPROVE YOUR DRAWING AND PAINTING SKILLS

Thur 19 September - Thur 28 November 7pm - 9pm.

Venue: ANTRIM CASTLE GARDENS & CLOTWORTHY HOUSE

This 10 week course will pursue many aspects of observational drawing including scale, perspective and plotting. and will also be exploring some techniques used in watercolour, pastels and oil/acrylic painting. Please bring whatever paints, pencils, pens you have and wish to be more expert with and the class provides basic drawing equipment and paper. Suitable for beginners and people wanting to refresh their skills.

Tutor: Sorrel Wills

Age: 16+

Adm: £80 & £72 (Concession) - - - -Book Now

IMPROVE YOUR DRAWING AND PAINTING SKILLS

Thur 19 September - Thur 28 November 7pm - 9pm. (10 Weeks)

Venue: ANTRIM CASTLE GARDENS & CLOTWORTHY HOUSE

This 10 week course will pursue many aspects of observational drawing including scale, perspective and plotting. and will also be exploring some techniques used in watercolour, pastels and oil/acrylic painting. Please bring whatever paints, pencils, pens you have and wish to be more expert with and the class provides basic drawing equipment and paper. Suitable for beginners and people wanting to refresh their skills.

Tutor: Sorrel Wills

Age: 16+

Adm: £80 & £72 (Concession) - - - -Book Now

Wed 25 September 9am - 12.15pm.

Venue: TITANIC CENTRE BELFAST

With Brexit approaching we have secured the services of specialist advisers to help you understand how well prepared your business is.

The workshop will cover the following important topics: •Customs, tariffs and taxation: changes to the current regime, export market reviews, use of free trade agreements, potential changes to VAT arrangements, and other taxation issues.
•Transport and logistics: analysis of current routes and the alternative options, and cost reduction opportunities.
•People, movement and immigration: the movement of people and the UK immigration policy post EU Exit, employment contracts and visas, and measures to ensure staff are fully aware of their immigration status post EU Exit.
•Exploring new markets: the advantages and challenges of exporting to key markets, the sectoral opportunities and the support available to export for your business. Expert and practical guidance on how to break into overseas markets.
The workshops will provide the latest information and advice on these topics and how they will affect businesses going forward. You will also hear from local businesses on the actions they have taken to prepare for Brexit.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in a wide ranging question and answer session before a networking lunch.

Adm: FREE - - - -Book Now

CREATE YOUR OWN WEBSITE

Tue 10 September - Tue 24 September 10am - 1.41pm.


Venue:
ANTRIM ENTERPRISE AGENCY

As a small business it is important to build your brand awareness by making your business visible to as many potential customers as possible. HOW? By having your own website. These days building a website is easier than ever: it does not cost much money, you do not have to know how to code or design, you are not restricted to business hours, and it is one of the best means of free advertising.

Having a small business website is not just about selling your goods and services, it is also about providing something of value to potential customers. So there is no excuse to keep putting it off. Or, maybe there is.... because you are not sure how to go about it.

Well, look no further as this 3 week "Create Your Own Website" course is for you.

Adm: £150- - - -Book Now

Tue 17 September 8am - 3pm.


Venue:
LA MON HOTEL and COUNTRY CLUB

The Heathrow Business Summit NORTHERN IRELAND is one of the 10 Regional Business Summits during 2019. The event provides a great platform for SMEs to get a foot in the door and capitalise on the business opportunities available at Heathrow
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have helped build the Heathrow of today – delivering major projects like Terminal 2 and 5 – and will prove vital in building the future, expanded airport. That’s why we’re committed to using our position as a national asset to support the growth of British SMEs.

Why attend?

•Promote your business to Heathrow’s supply chain through face-to-face appointments on the day
•Meet and network with other businesses visiting the event
•Meet and network with exhibitor partners including chambers of commerce, and business organisations
•Hear from senior Heathrow colleagues about our plans for expansion and the business opportunities this could provide
•All exhibitors actively support and guide businesses on how to connect and build trade relations into new supply chains at Heathrow
Heathrow have run the successful Business Summits for over 20 years, providing a platform for SMEs to meet face-to-face with some of their largest suppliers – and connecting them to new contacts, advice, and supply chain and exporting opportunities.

Adm: FREE- - - -Book Now

CROCHET

Tue 17 September - Tue 29 October 7pm - 9pm.

Venue: ANTRIM CASTLE GARDENS & CLOTWORTHY HOUSE

With a different project to try every week, each session will help participants develop essential skills to crochet with confidence. From holding your hook and reading patterns to creating beautiful, versatile granny squares, zigzag blankets and jar cosies. We will also explore techniques for working with recycled materials like tshirts and plastic bags. Participants should bring along their own choice of ‘double knitting’ wool. skills.

Tutor: Hannah Ferguson

Age: 16+

Adm: £50 & £45 (Concession) - - - -Book Now

A LIFE OF CRIME (Writing) - AN INTRODUCTION TO CRIME FICTION WRITING

Thur 19 September - Thur 31 October 7pm - 9pm. (6 Weeks)

Venue: ANTRIM CASTLE GARDENS & CLOTWORTHY HOUSE

Obsessed by TV Crime Drama? Can’t wait for the next book featuring your favourite detective? Ever fancied having a stab at Crime Fiction or have a killer story to tell?
Join Antrim based Crime Fiction Writer, James Murphy, as he takes you through everything you need to know about writing Crime Fiction and the business of becoming a Crime Fiction Author.skills.

Tutor: James Murphy

Age: 16+

Adm: £50 & £45 (Concession) - - - -Book Now

IMPROVE YOUR DRAWING AND PAINTING SKILLS

Sat 21 September 10am - 4pm.

Venue: ANTRIM CASTLE GARDENS & CLOTWORTHY HOUSE

Learn everything from health and safety practices, carving techniques, sharpening tools, drawing designs, stone categories, finishing styles, and displaying a finished work. Also, try letter carving, high and low relief work right up to 2D/3D sculpting on local sandstone.
Personal protective equipment, a variety of tungsten tipped carving chisels, a stone carvers mallet, measuring/drawing equipment and sandstone will be provided.

Tutor: Marc Kelly

Age: 16+

Adm: £70 & £63 (Concession) - - - -Book Now

DESIGNING YOUR GARDEN FROM SCRATCH

Sat 28 September 10am - 4pm.

Venue: ANTRIM CASTLE GARDENS & CLOTWORTHY HOUSE

Have an area of garden that’s a bit neglected? Or is your garden a blank canvas and you don’t know where to start? Vanessa will give you ideas on choosing a layout and style to suit the site and look at getting the balance between hard landscaping products, grass and planting in order to achieve colour and harmony and reduce maintenance. Please bring along photos and measurements of your garden and we will look at possible solutions to transform it.

Tutor: Vanessa Drew

Age: 16+

Adm: £28& £25 (Concession) - - - -Book Now