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.
We work closely with partner organisations to bring accessible opportunities to groups. An Lanntair is at the forefront of innovative intervention for people living with Dementia. And ‘Picking up the Pieces’ is a large scale visual arts project for marginalised adults. If you are someone who needs extra help to get into, see or understand any of An Lanntair’s programme, let us know.
Contact Joe Mahony email@example.com to find out more.
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
Wednesdays 26th April – 31st May (6 weeks)
In this evening class with Gill Thompson you can explore a variety of printmaking techniques – mono-print, linocut, etching and collagraph. Suitable for those who have some experience of printmaking or for complete beginners. If you have never done printing before this will be an introduction to basic methods. Gill will lead you through a … Continue reading Printmaking : making your mark evening class
Tuesdays from 18th April - 6th June (8 weeks)
This class with ceramicist Carol Burgis is open to anyone with an interest in working with clay, both beginners and those who have worked with clay before. The skills we will practise are traditional hand building methods: pinching, coiling, slabbing and modelling. This will also involve some 2Dimensional design work and learning about some of … Continue reading Hand-building Ceramics evening class
Thursdays from 27th April - 1st June (6 weeks)
Over 6 weeks, Catherine Myles of ‘Stornoway Vintage’ will lead you through designing and creating a bespoke bag. Starting with a design and planning session you will consider the elements of the bag you wish to make. You will create a mood board containing details of fabric, finishing and flourishes and choose the shape, closure, … Continue reading Bespoke Bag Design evening class
Sat 29 July
This workshop, facilitated by designer/maker Martin Campbell of Glasgow’s Rag and Bone Workshop will give you an introduction to some basic furniture making techniques. Participants will be guided through the making of a contemporary design, based on a milking stool or alternatively a traditional Scottish stool known as a ‘Creepie’, which they will be encouraged to customise … Continue reading Milking it! Stool making with Martin Campbell
Thursday 27th and Friday 28th of April 2017,
In this workshop, Jeanette Sendler will teach you to construct a paneled under-bust corset made of Harris Tweed in standard sizes. You will use boning and a fitted lining with a simple but effective system of ties or a zip for fastening. You will explore how Harris Tweed behaves and will construct it in … Continue reading Private: Harris Tweed Corsetry with Jeanette Sendler