Free creative classes for seniors in East Belfast - Artful Ageing by Eastside Arts
Eastside Arts have a number of Artful Ageing creative workshops available for seniors this Learn-uary. All workshops are free to attend during #LearnuaryNI, which runs from January 1 to February 14. January 18 & 25 and February 1: Crochet Workshops  Needles and hooks at the ready for some yarn based fun in C.S. Lewis Square in East Belfast. Learn knitting and crochet skills, have some fun with pom-poms, finger knitting and yarn-wrapping with Yarn Forward. Experts welcome but no experience necessary! Materials supplied. Venue: Eastside Visitor Centre Time: 2pm – 4pm Trainer: Ali Fell Light refreshments are provided. February 8: Ceramics Workshop As part of #LearnuaryNI you could join in this free five-week programme where you will learn basic pottery techniques of hand building and decoration using coloured slips. Workshops will be delivered in a relaxed atmosphere and will suit all abilities. The classes will centre on making cups, saucers and plates decorated with images linked to life in East Belfast; both its industrial heritage (bakeries, Inglis biscuits, Sirocco tea and Belfast ‘Delft’ pottery) personal stories and shared memories. Venue: Eastside Visitor Centre Time: 2pm – 4pm Trainer: Eleanor Wheeler Light refreshments are provided.   After the #LearnuaryNI campaign (which ends 14 February) other learning opportunities are available, right up until June 21 in Textile Art, Painting and Digital Fabrication. Book to attend or find out more by contacting Jacqueline at Eastside Partnership. From diet and nutrition to digital marketing, cyber security, photography, coding, editing videos and more you can find lots of inspiration for your #LearnuaryNI journey in our Find a Course section or on our blog pages.  

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