Spring Bank Holiday At The Mount

FREE, fun and creative activities return to the Mount Pavilion in Fleetwood. This beautiful building hosts a week of wonderment during May Spring Bank Holiday, starting on Saturday 28th May.

Workshops range from kaleidoscopes to paper kittens; this varied programme of children?s workshops will be an opportunity to be creative, not to be missed!

LeftCoast is a not for profit organisation dedicated to bringing amazing arts to Blackpool and Wyre. We work hard to secure funding to bring workshops to The Mount, but we need your help to make sure that these can continue.? Although the workshops are free, a donation from you will help us to develop and continue to bring great creative activities to Fleetwood.

< Saturday May 28

Whippersnapper Photography Workshop // 1-4pm

Learn the basic features and functions of a modern day camera and find out how to get that perfect shot!? Try your hand behind the lens with help from professional photographers Jill Reidy. You are encouraged to bring your own camera if possible but a limited selection will be available for loan on the day.

Recommended age: 7 ? 14 years

Two 75 minute sessions: starting at 1pm & 2.30pm prompt

Please note: this workshop has limited numbers of 8 places per session

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<Monday May 30

Felt Monster Workshop? ?// 1-4pm

Aunty Social return with their highly popular felt monsters. Create your very own scary monsters to take home, using pre- prepared patterns, googly eyes and felt.? Be crafty and create some crazy creatures!

The workshop is suitable for all age groups and abilities.

Two 75 minute sessions: starting at 1pm & 2.30pm prompt

 

< Tuesday May 31

Abstract Adventures Art Workshop //1-4pm

Explore new and exciting ways to make abstract art with this swirly twirly mark making workshop. There are lots of different materials to experiment with so it may get a bit messy!

The workshop is suitable for all age groups and abilities.

Two 75 minute sessions: starting at 1pm & 2.30pm prompt

Please note: this workshop may get messy!

 

 

<Wednesday June 1

Animal Book Folding Workshop // 1-4pm

Come and create your very own cheeky puppy complete with lead or how about a cute kitten with a big bow all created from recycled books. What will you name your new pet?

Recommended age: 5 years +

Two 75 minute sessions: starting at 1pm & 2.30pm prompt

Please note: younger children may need some assistance with this activity

 

 

< Thursday June 2

Urban Dance Workshop? ?//1-4pm

Show off your creative side and express those dance moves as Skool of Street bring it to the Mount with their workshop on all things urban. Focusing on urban theatre, drama and hip hop dance, this will get you ready to hit the streets.
Suitable for ages and abilities.

Due to high demand there will be two 75 minute sessions: starting at 1pm & 2.30pm prompt

Please bring a drink with you to this session

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< Friday June 3

Scopeo Kaleidoscope //1-4pm

Inspired by the magic of the kaleidoscope, artist Angie Thompson invites you to play with pattern and watch colours collide!

Explore the maths of mandalas, examine your design through the Skopeo kaleidoscope, and take home a wonderful artwork!

Recommended age: 3+ years

Two 75 minute sessions: starting at 1pm & 2.30pm prompt

 

< Saturday June 4

Light Catcher Workshop ?//1-4pm

Be inspired by the seaside as we explore colour-mixing, mark-making and collaging different materials to create colourful transparent artworks that come to life in the light. Join artist Michiko Fujii in this cheerful exploration of colour, light, and transparency as we brighten up the Mount with our awesome artworks. A perfect way to colour in a grey or rainy day!

NOTE: recommended age 3+ years. Two sessions with times 1pm and 2.30pm start

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