Arts-Based Dementia Friendly Community
Whether you’re looking to develop your skills or take up a new hobby, An Lanntair’s Education and Outreach programme has something for you. Evening classes are available in a wide range of art-forms giving you opportunities to be creative, develop skills and meet new people.
Arora is a project initiated by An Lanntair, founded on the core values of community care, creative spirit and shared culture. It is born of a community, shaped and defined by its history, language and unique culture. We proactively promote the Gaelic language and explore the role bilingualism has in relation to dementia. Locally, people … Continue reading Arts-Based Dementia Friendly Community
Thursdays 10 May - 14 June (6 weeks)
Japanese textiles with Chris Hammacott In this course you will make an Omiage flower shaped bag, a small wallhanging with either a kimono or ginger jar design, try some silk painting that can be quilted and beaded to make a cushion, and finish with a shibori session for a stunning scarf. No experience is required. The … Continue reading Japanese Textiles evening class
An Lanntair invites proposals from Artists of all art-forms who are interested in teaching a series of evening classes. Our evening classes allow adults to learn diverse new skills in a wide range of art-forms. Whether you are a dancer, musician, visual artist, designer or actor, we’d love to hear from you if you have … Continue reading Proposals to teach an adult evening class
Tuesdays 8 May - 3 July (except 29 May)
In this 6 week ceramics class you will practice traditional hand building methods: pinching, coiling, slabbing and modelling. This will also involve some 2Dimensional design work and learning about some of the processes involved to create a 3Dimensional piece of twice fired and glazed ceramic ware.
Wednesdays 23 May - 27 June (6 weeks)
In this series you will explore a wide range of techniques using drawing, painting, printmaking and collage with a variety of textured materials and found images and objects.
Wed 9 May for 8 weeks
This Eight Week Mindfulness Course is based on the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn. The core skill that you will learn is mindfulness: a way of paying attention on purpose and non-judgementally to what goes on in the present moment in your body, mind and the world around you. Scientific research into mindfulness … Continue reading Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Programme (MBSR)
Mondays 7 May - 25 June (8 weeks)
Learn how to draw the head by studying proportions and anatomy.
Thursday 31 May
On location at Gallen Head, Aird, Uig, with Artists Margaret Uttley and David Knight, produce a small hand-made sketchbook of drawings and an abstract drawing / painting.
Wed 18 July
HebCelt and An Lanntair workshops : Gaelic song with Mischa Macpherson From lullabies and laments to marches and strathspeys, Mischa Macpherson will teach an array of Gaelic song in this special singing afternoon. Suitable for both native speakers and learners, the pros and complete beginners; bring along your voices to raise An Lanntair’s roof and start … Continue reading Gaelic song workshop with Mischa Macpherson
Fri 20 July
HebCelt and An Lanntair workshops : Cape Breton Step Dance with Neil and Lilly Pearlman No experience necessary! Bring your closed-toed shoes of any variety and get ready to learn the basic Reel, Jig and Strathspey steps for Cape Breton step dancing. The basics of this social yet individual percussive dance are easy start picking up … Continue reading Cape Breton Step Dance workshop with Neil and Lilly Pearlman
Thurs 19 July
HebCelt and An Lanntair workshops : Tunes and songs from Orkney with Saltfishforty Douglas Montgomery and Brian Cromarty will teach this energetic workshop to intermediate to advanced players of any instrument (grade 3 +) including singers. The participants will split into groups to work on a small selection of traditional Orkney tunes, then come together to … Continue reading Tunes and songs from Orkney : workshop with Saltfishforty