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Impington Village College

Saturday Workshops

FAMILY WORKSHOPS - SATURDAY 29 JUNE 2019

Workshops for families to learn and have fun together!  One child (aged over 7 years old) free per paying adult.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

digital photography made easy

Saturday 29 June

10.00am – 12.30pm or 1.30pm – 4.00pm

£10 per adult

A family workshop where adults and children can have fun and learn together.  One child (age 7+) free per paying adult.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Brief Description:

Does your child enjoy taking photographs?  Would you like to make your photographs more interesting? In this fun session, there will be lots of tips and basic advice about how to improve your digital photography.

Course Aims:

  • Learn how to hold your camera correctly
  • Learn how to frame a picture and keep in focus
  • Experiment shooting in different modes – people, things & places
  • Gain confidence to produce own photographic work

Extra Costs:

None

What you need to bring to the first session:

Digital Camera

Notebook & Pen

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

Saturday 29 June – 1 session

 FLOWER ARRANGING FOR ALL

Saturday 29 June

10.00am – 12.30pm or 1.30pm – 4.00pm

£10 per adult

A family workshop where adults and children can have fun and learn together.  One child (age 7+) free per paying adult.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Brief Description:

Have fun with flowers by learning how to make an arrangement in floral foam. You’ll be shown how to condition and cut your flowers and how to place them in foam to make a pretty summer design. Then it’s your turn to have a go. Your arrangement is yours to take home.

Note: This workshops uses scissors, secateurs and knives. Adult supervision required.

Course Aims:

  • Learn how to cut and condition flowers correctly.
  • Learn how to use floristry tools and equipment
  • Learn how to make a simple floral arrangement
  • Learn simple principles of colour and floral design

Extra Costs:

Materials included.

What you need to bring to the first session:

An apron for both adult and child

A sturdy cardboard box to take your design home in.

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

Saturday 29 June – 1 session

 HEALTHY BANANA & RAISIN FLAPJACK

Saturday 29 June

1.30pm– 4.00pm

£10 per adult

Workshops for families to learn and have fun together!  One child (aged 7+) free per paying adult (19+).  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Brief Description:

Does your family enjoy spending time in the kitchen together?  Come along to our afternoon of baking! You will make a healthy banana & raisin flapjack from scratch.

What makes it healthy? The flapjacks are sweetened by using honey instead of sugar.  The extra sweetness comes from the bananas and raisins to make it a healthier snack.  They are also made with oats which are slow releasing carbohydrates which makes you feel fuller for longer.

Course Aims:

  • Learn how to make a healthy banana & raisin flapjack
  • Develop culinary skills and knowledge
  • Build confidence in the kitchen

Extra Costs:

Learners are required to bring their own ingredients.  An ingredients list will be sent out when the course is confirmed.  Please inform the Office of any dietary requirements and we will ask the tutor to suggest alternatives.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Ingredients

Apron

Container to take flapjack home in.

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

Saturday 29 June – 1 session

 HEALTHY FLAT BREAD & DIP

Saturday 29 June

10.00am – 12.30pm

£10 per adult

Workshops for families to learn and have fun together!  One child (aged 7+) free per paying adult (19+).  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Brief Description:

Does your family enjoy spending time in the kitchen together?  Come along and make a healthy flat bread and a dip from scratch. 

What makes it healthy? The flat breads are made with flour and low fat natural yogurt.  They are cooked in a non stick frying pan so no extra oil needed. You will add a tomato and balsamic topping and make a riata dip using yogurt, cucumber and lemon.

Course Aims:

  • Learn how to make flat bread and a dip from scratch
  • Develop culinary skills and knowledge
  • Build confidence in the kitchen

Extra Costs:

Learners are required to bring their own ingredients.  An ingredients list will be sent out when the course is confirmed.  Please inform the Office of any dietary requirements and we will ask the tutor to suggest alternatives.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Ingredients

Sharp knife

Apron

Containers to take food home in.

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

Saturday 29 June – 1 session

 MOSAICS TOGETHER

Saturday 29 June

10.00am – 2.00pm

£10 per adult

Workshops for families to learn and have fun together!  One child (aged 7+) free per paying adult (19+).  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Brief Description:

This fun activity is an excellent way of spending time together. Come and have a go at designing and making a decorative mosaic.  You will tile and grout your own picture or pattern on a coaster. 

Course Aims:

  • Design and make a mosaic picture or pattern
  • Learn basic mosaic tiling techniques
  • Consider how colours and shapes work together
  • Learn how to mix and apply grout to tiles

Extra Costs:

Materials to make one coaster are included.  Additional materials can be purchased direct from tutor at £3 to £4 per coaster.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Packed Lunch

Notebook

Pen

Wear old clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty

Container (e.g. tupperware or margarine tub) to carry finished item home in – around 12-15cm square

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

Saturday 29 June – 1 session

POTTERY TOGETHER

Saturday 29 June

10.00am – 1.00pm

£10

(Materials included)

A family workshop where adults and children can have fun and learn together.  One child (age 7+) free per paying adult.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Brief Description:

This fun activity is an excellent way of spending time together. Come and have a go at making simple ceramic structures using hand building skills. A variety of sample work, suitable for a range of abilities, will be on show to help stimulate your ideas.

(Items will be fired and collected at a later date.  Paint at home.)

Course Aims:

  • Create simple ceramic structures using hand building skills
  • Learn how to apply various surface decoration techniques

Extra Costs:

Materials are included.

What you need to bring to the first session:

It is advisable to wear old clothes.

Apron

Clean t-towel (used to roll clay out on)

Snack / drink

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

Saturday 29 June – 1 session

 

SCREEN PRINT A T-SHIRT

Saturday 29 June

10.00am – 12.30pm or 1.30pm – 4.00pm

£10 per adult

A family workshop where adults and children can have fun and learn together.  One child (age 7+) free per paying adult.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Brief Description:

Get creative by designing and printing a T-shirt together.  Learn how to make a simple paper stencil with small silk screens to create bold shapes and patterns that you will print on a T-shirt.

Course Aims:

  • Learn about basic screen print equipment for printing fabric
  • Learn how to make a simple screen print stencil of your design
  • Learn how to print your design onto a T-shirt

Extra Costs:

One child’s T-shirt is included in the fee.

What you need to bring to the first session:

Nothing to bring.

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

Saturday 29 June – 1 session