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Ways Of Knowing: New Dance and the importance of movement, creativity and learning for young children

published by The Bluecoat

INHABIT is Bluecoat’s three year programme of new & improvised dance with Liverpool Improvisation Collective, funded by the Esmee Fairbairn ...

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Lord Mayor congratulates Bob and Joan Porter on 20 years at the Bluecoat

Lord Mayor congratulates Bob and Joan Porter on 20 years at the Bluecoat

Lord Mayor Councillor Sharon Sullivan visited us tonight to congratulate engraver Bob Porter and his wife Joan on 20 years work at the Bluecoat.

Hand on Crafts in our Screen Printing studio

Hand on Crafts in our Screen Printing studio

This week our Hand on Craft project headed up to our screen printing studios to work with printmakers Jen Fenner and Katie Whitfield. Time was tight, so Katie stayed with half the group to go through their work and help translate them into prints, whilst Jen took the other half to the print room to have a go at pulling their own screen print.

Come to a preview of A Universal Archive - William Kentridge as Printmaker

Come to a preview of A Universal Archive - William Kentridge as Printmaker

A Universal Archive - William Kentridge as Printmaker

Weaving week for Hand on Crafts

Weaving week for Hand on Crafts

This week, our Hand on Crafts project worked on some weaving with the artist Tania Oakshott and some volunteers from the weavers guild. Using simple wooden frames, they learnt how to attach the warp threads and start weaving. Tania took them through various techniques using different equipment and showed them this simple video to explain the basic principles of the technique http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbtKnvc_9No.

Hand on Crafts takes on Quilting

Hand on Crafts takes on Quilting

This week some of our young people started quilting with Annabel Little, a member of our creative community who has recently exhibited in Landbaby.

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