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. 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
Tuesday 28th November
Linocut Printing with Gill Thompson This class is an opportunity to spend a day designing, cutting and printing as you explore this simple method of relief printing from start to finish. Suitable for complete beginners or those wishing to develop their skills.
Tuesday 5th December
Harris Tweed bag-making with Chris Hammacott Make a Harris Tweed bag for yourself or as a thoughtful Christmas present. Your bag will be the size of your choice, lined, with a pocket and strap. Appliqué a few shapes to make it unique, you need to have a sewing machine and be able to thread the … Continue reading Harris Tweed bag making
Mondays 30th October – 4th December (6 weeks)
Life drawing with Sandra Kennedy and Jon Macleod This class will provide instruction to those wishing to learn more about drawing the human figure; as well as opportunities for more experienced artists to hone their skills. You will have the chance to draw short and longer poses using a range of materials (provided). Drawing from a … Continue reading Life Drawing evening class
Tuesdays from 31st October – 19th December (8 weeks)
Handbuilding Ceramics evening class with Carol Burgis This class is open to anyone with an interest in practising 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 … Continue reading Hand-building Ceramics evening class
Wednesdays 1st November – 6th December (6 weeks)
Japanese textiles with Chris Hammacott In this course you will learn a wide range of Japanese textiles techniques through quick projects including: a Sashiko cushion using an easy big stitch technique that’s both restful and very quick; an Omiage bag, again an easy technique that looks very impressive!; a stunning ‘Moon over the water’ wall-hanging using … Continue reading Japanese Textiles evening class