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.

SPRING EXHIBITION

Tue 26 March - Sun 28 April---- 9am - 5pm

Venue: ORIEL GALLERY

This is an eclectic group of artists from across the country, united by a love of art through fun and friendship, tutored by Janice Lightowler. They range in age from 11 to 80+ and include experienced artists and those who have had the opportunity to unleash their talent. Each artist is taught in their own style, subject and med

ium, including watercolour, oil on canvas, pastel, and even mixed media. Watch out for the artists working in the gallery Saturdays to Tuesdays during the exhibition.

Cost: FREE

LADIES INTRODUCTION TO GOLF

Tue 25 March - Tue 15 April---- 4pm - 6pm

Venue: ALLEN PARK

Interested in taking up a new sport? Golf is a great game for all ages. It’s fun, gets you fit and reduces stress . A round of golf can take you away from the hassles of everyday life and focus your mind. It’s great for having a laugh with friends aswell as making new ones.

Our PGA Professionals will help you to take your first steps in golf with a group coaching session with putting , chipping and long shot practice, and did we mention, it’s FREE!! All equipment is provided.

Mondays 4pm - 6pm, 20 places

To book E. david.mckee@antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk

Cost: FREE

LATIN AMERICAN DANCE

Thur 11 April - Thur 16 May---- 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Venue: BALLYCLARE TOWN HALL

An exciting new six-week programme of Latin American dancing. No experience necessary. The course will introduce participants to Merengue, Samba, Paso Doble, Rumba, Jive.

Cost: £19.00 & £17.00 (Concession)

REMBRANDT

Tue 16 April.---- 7.45pm - 10pm

Venue: COURTYARD THEATRE

Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other. Given privileged access to both galleries the film documents this landmark exhibition, whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story, with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. Exploring many of the exhibition’s key works, through contributions from specially invited guests including curators and leading art historians, this EXHIBITION ON SCREEN favourite makes a welcome return to the big screen. For many, Rembrandt is the greatest artist that ever lived and this deeply moving film seeks to explore the truth about the man behind the legend.

Cost: £11.00 & £10.00 (Concession)

LEAGALLY BLONDE Jr - WORKSHOP

Mon 22 April - Fri 26 April --- 10am - 5pm

Venue: THEATRE AT THE MILL

If your kids have a passion for dance, drama, and singing then sign them up for Theatre at The Mill’s Home Spun Youth Theatre School this Easter. The course offers young people the chance to perform in the award winning Broadway musical and smash hit comedy Legally Blonde Jr., and in a professional theatre with costumes, staging, and lights.

Our celebrated creative team returns with this fabulously fun tale of self-empowerment, expanding horizons and a score of instantly recognisable songs filled with humour, wit and sass. Legally Blonde Jr. features large, energetic dance numbers.

Age: 8 – 16yrs

Performance Fri 26 April at 7pm.

Tickets: £120 (includes 7 free tickets to the show)

HOME PRODUCE - FROM GARDEN to TABLE

Sat, 27 April.---- 10am - 4pm

Venue: ANTRIM CASTLE GARDENS & CLOTWORTHY HOUSE

Would you like to reduce your food miles even slightly? Would you like to know where your food has come from? It is possible to become a bit more self-sufficient and grow some of your own fruit and veg even in a very small area. In this workshop, we will look at all aspects of growing your own fruit & veg and also keeping livestock such as hens and beekeeping. We will also cover how to make your own home produce: jams, chutneys, yoghurt, and even homemade wine!

Tutor: Vanessa Drew
Age: 16 years+

Cost: £20.00 & £18.00 (Concession)

 

HIDDEN BEAUTY-PLANT LIFE UNDER the MICROSCOPE

Tue 30 April - Sun 23 June--- 9am - 5pm

ORIEL GALLERY

We are used to admiring the flowers and foliage in our gardens without realizing the hidden wonders of the structure of plants when viewed under the microscope. In this exhibition Steve Lowry reveals the detailed structure of plant buds, leaves and leaf hairs, wood, stems and roots when viewed using a light microscope. The range of textures is made even more spectacular by using polarized light to create a rainbow of stunning colours.

Cost: FREE

GENTS INTRODUCTION TO GOLF

Tue 26 March - Tue 16 April---- 12pm - 1pm

Venue: BALLYEARL ARTS AND LEISURE CENTRE

Interested in taking up a new sport? Golf is a great game for all ages. It’s fun, gets you fit and reduces stress . A round of golf can take you away from the hassles of everyday life and focus your mind. It’s great for having a laugh with friends aswell as making new ones.

Our PGA Professionals will help you to take your first steps in golf with a group coaching session with putting , chipping and long shot practice, and did we mention, it’s FREE!! All equipment is provided.

Tuesdays 12-1pm, 8 places

To book E. david.mckee@antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk

Cost: FREE

LADIES INTRODUCTION TO GOLF

Tue 25 March - Tue 15 April---- 4pm - 6pm

Venue: BALLYEARL ARTS AND LEISURE CENTRE

Interested in taking up a new sport? Golf is a great game for all ages. It’s fun, gets you fit and reduces stress . A round of golf can take you away from the hassles of everyday life and focus your mind. It’s great for having a laugh with friends aswell as making new ones.

Our PGA Professionals will help you to take your first steps in golf with a group coaching session with putting , chipping and long shot practice, and did we mention, it’s FREE!! All equipment is provided.

Mondays 4pm - 6pm, 20 places

To book E. david.mckee@antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk

Cost: FREE

FLAX FIELDS

Thur 4 April - Sat 27April---- 9am - 5pm

Venue: FLAX GALLERY

Master printmaker Josephine McCormick has created a series of artworks, some of which are embedded with the sound of flax being woven via QR codes. Not only can the viewer admire the stunning selection of etchings and cyanotypes, but they can also appreciate the hypnotic, rhythmic sound of the linen being woven. Inspired by linen and flax as the fabric of Ireland, every artwork created by Josephine McCormick in Flax Field is unique.

Her work has represented Northern Ireland at international exhibitions in Luxembourg, Japan, Munich and Melbourne and is in private collections in America, Japan, Germany and France. Further work by the artist can be viewed on her website: www.josephinemccormick.com.

Cost: FREE

ROCK REHAB 3

Thu, 11 April - Thu, 27 June --- 7pm - 9pm

Venue: EYRE STUDIO - Old Courthouse Theatre

A special series of 12 Rock Rehab workshop sessions with the added bonus of performing at our annual showcase gig in the Old Courthouse Theatre in Antrim on Thursday 4 July 2019.

Ideally participants would be free to attend all workshop dates and the showcase gig. A great opportunity to show your talents to family and friends.

Age: 16+

Cost: £60.00 & £54.00 (Concession)

ADVANCED FACEBOOK for BUSINESS

Thur 25 April.----6pm - 9pm

Venue: ANTRIM ENTERPRISE AGENCY

This 3 hour workshop will share practical insights, tips and tricks to supercharge your Facebook Business page. It is suggested that you have a Facebook page already established and that you post to it on a frequent basis to get the most out of this workshop.

This workshop will include:

•A review of the latest Facebook developments and what they mean
•Facebook Live explained
•Facebook Instant Experience explained
•Facebook Ads – going beyond boosted posts
•Facebook Insights
•Running competitions on Facebook
•Facebook content planning

Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is ideal for Business Owners, Marketing Managers, Sales Managers and Brand Managers who are already using Facebook and wish to boost performance on this platform even more. It will be expected that you will be using your Facebook Business page daily and have a good understanding of how it works.

Workshop Facilitator

Emma Gribben is an international digital marketing trainer, mentor and consultant working directly with clients around the globe on digital marketing projects. Emma delivers digital marketing training for Google across three of their digital programmes as well as delivering training for Facebook throughout Northern Ireland. Named as the Young Digital Person of 2018 as well as one of NI’s Top 40 Under 40, Emma has worked with a vast range of clients such as Pandora, Electrolux and Enterprise NI amongst many other brands, agencies and SMEs.

Cost: £36.00