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Courses & Workshops

Family Art Workshop - Make your own shadow theatre

7 February – 21 February 2021

10:00 – 11:00

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Join our resident family artist for February, Sarah-Jane Mason, and explore the wonders of storytelling through the magical world of light and shadow.

Starting on Sunday 7th February, Sarah-Jane will be live online for sessions throughout February, taking you on an exploration of light and shadow through storytelling, designing, making, and puppeteering; all whilst having fun with lots of other families.

In these online workshops, you'll learn how to create an incredible shadow theatre and put on your very own collaborative performance.

Please see below for information on all five of our February workshops, and to book your place on one of our shadow theatre sessions.

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Resources

If you just simply can't wait to get started on your shadow theatre, we've got you covered! Below you will find Sarah-Jane's how-to video, to guide you through the process of making a shadow theatre and give you ideas on creating performances.

You can also find a copy of her activity worksheet here.


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Things you'll need:

Essential

  • A light source eg. a lamp or torch
  • Plain white paper
  • Pencil

Optional

  • Scissors
  • Sellotape
  • Card
  • Greaseproof paper/tracing paper
  • Coloured cellophane

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Book your place

Sunday 7th February 10 am - Shadow Theatre Workshop for 1 to 5-year-olds

SOLD OUT

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Tuesday 16th February 10 am - Shadow Theatre Workshop for all ages

SOLD OUT

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Thursday 18th February 10 am - Shadow Theatre Workshop for all ages

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Friday 19th February 10 am - Shadow Theatre Workshop for all ages

 Book now!

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Sunday 21st February 10 am - Shadow Theatre Workshop for 6 to 11-year-olds

 Book now!

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Can't make it? Don't worry!

If you can't make it to one of our online workshops, you can still join in the fun. Simply follow the how-to video above and use the activity sheet to guide you!

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Family Artist of The Month

This session will be delivered by Sarah-Jane Mason, a mixed media artist based in Yorkshire, UK and Punta Mujeres, Lanzarote. Sarah-Jane works as a Creative Practitioner & Educator for a range of galleries and museums across Yorkshire including, Leeds Art Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Barnsley Museums.

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Help to support The Tetley

We're offering this event for free to ensure as many people as possible can take part but we ask those who can afford it to help us cover the costs with a recommended donation of £5. You can add a donation to your basket today!

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