What opportunities will this course give me?
Come along to our FREE clay coil pot workshop based at Eastleigh College. Whether you are experiencing loneliness, mental ill health, or just want to try out a new hobby, our aim is to create an inclusive and supportive environment, providing a safe social space for you to meet new people in the community, and learn new skills.
The benefits of creativity are huge! Artistic activities can be a great stress reliever, boosting confidence and resilience, and helping you to stay well. Studies have shown that creating art stimulates the release of dopamine, a natural chemical that can make you feel happy and relaxed.
Please take a look at our other free wellbeing courses running later in the year which form part of our Community Learning Programme.
Eastleigh College offer a variety of leisure courses to suit all interests - please browse the website for further details.
What will I be learning?
In this workshop, you will be shown step by step how to make an air dried clay coil pot. We will be creating clay coil pots, shaped by hand, and embossed with a decorative pattern of your choice.
You will learn through demonstration, discussions, observation and practice.
Why is this course for me?
Whilst you will not gain a professional qualification on this course, this is a great way to try something new as a taster session.
There will be plenty of opportunity to explore and be creative with your materials, learning in an environment with other enthusiastic and like-minded individuals.
How will my learning be enhanced?
You will be supported by a qualified art tutor who will help you to design and produce a clay pot which you can take home at the end of the session.
Your tutor will be both friendly and accommodating, ensuring your experience on the course is stimulating and stress-free.
Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?
Here at Eastleigh College, we are proud of our comfortable, welcoming learning environment and community venues. You will be alongside other learners who are keen to learn the same skills, opening you up to individuals with similar interests and mind-sets to you.
There is absolutely no pressure or expectations; we just want our learners to have the best time possible and leave feeling proud of their new skills.
What do I need to sign up?
There are no formal entry requirements in respect of this course. All beginners or those learners with some knowledge most welcome. The course is suitable for all adult learners aged 18 and over.
Is there anything else I need to know?
All materials will be supplied as part of the course.
There are no costs anticipated in respect of this course.
Please fill in an application form which is available to complete online, from your careers advisor or direct from the Information, Advice and Guidance team, Eastleigh College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5FS. Telephone 023 8091 1299. *Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team.
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