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The Guildford Institute and Guildford Arts are pleased to welcome you to visit their next exhibition from two talented local artists: PEG MORRIS Painter and printmaker Peg Morris explores dilapidation, decay, solitude, erosion and changing light conditions; processes which transform our surroundings. Fascinated by process, Peg uses different media; drawing, painting, etching, collagraphy, monotype, lithography […]
Devdan will guide students through Part 2 of the traditional long form of the Yang style. Students are expected to have completed Part 1, or achieved a similar level before enrolling. If you are unsure of the suitability of the level, please contact the tutor via the Institute. Students are advised to wear comfortable clothing […]
Tai Chi provides core balance, harmony and wellbeing. Although considered a martial art, Tai Chi is also meditative and an energising exercise. Continuing through Part 3, Devdan will guide students through the progression of the 108 movements of the traditional long form of the Yang style of Tai Chi. Students are expected to have completed […]
Tai Chi provides core balance, harmony and wellbeing. Although considered a martial art, Tai Chi is also meditative and an energising exercise. Literally meaning ‘Life Energy Cultivation’, Qigong has its roots in Chinese medicine, martial arts and philosophy. It is a holistic system of coordinated body posture, movement and breathing, beneficial for health and meditation, […]
Tai Chi provides core balance, harmony and wellbeing. Although considered a martial art, Tai Chi is also meditative and an energising exercise. Devdan will guide students through Part 1 of the traditional long form of the Yang style. If you are unsure of the suitability of the level, please contact the tutor via the Institute. […]
Beginners Italian is perfect if you want to start from scratch or already know a little of the language. You will learn basic grammar structures and aspects of Italian culture. Emphasis is given to pronunciation and the sound of the language. In a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, you will share the experience with fellow students.
After the austerity of the post-war years, the 1960s was a time of great political and cultural change. Liberalisation of society, feminism, family life and the cultural revolution will be among the topic examined in this course. Student participation in discussions of the impact of change in society during the fascinating decade will be encouraged!
In this course you will continue to develop your communication skills. You will consolidate and learn more grammar structures, as well as improve your fluency and confidence in speaking while better understanding Italian culture. In a relaxed atmosphere you will speak about your experiences and discuss topics including art, film, music and contemporary life.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, this course will now be held 2pm – 5pm on Tuesday 5 December. On 2nd March 1969 a new shape took to the skies – the superbly elegant Concorde – an aircraft seemingly effortlessly able to carry around 100 passengers in safety and comfort at speeds above Mach 2. Just a […]
Founded in 1879, the Art Institute of Chicago played an important part in the reconstruction of Chicago as a creative and progressive city, following the city’s devastating fire in 1871. As a global museum, the collection of paintings reflects a diverse range of artists from Rosalba Carriera (1675-1757) to Grant Wood (1891-1942) and Gerhard Richter […]
Try out try this unique drawing technique! You will learn to outline the shape and mass of an object or subject without looking at the paper. The subject’s main details and features are outlined, but finer details are omitted. Come and have a go! All levels welcome. A list of materials will be sent for […]
Christmas at Kew is an unmissable opportunity to herald the start of Christmas. Visit this 330-acre botanical world and follow the 2km illuminated trail brimming with seasonal cheer. You will discover glittering tunnels of light, dancing lakeside reflections and trees drenched in jewel-like colour. Highlights include the light & sound shows on the Temperate House […]
Join tutor Laura for a morning full of fun, creativity and painting! In this workshop, you will be making your own Christmas tree decorations. Laura will guide you step by step to make sure you achieve a beautiful end product! All materials are included in the cost of this workshop. Suitable for all abilities.
These two sessions will help you write your memoirs/autobiography. The first session will look at capturing the people and places important in your story. We will cover techniques to keep your readers engaged. A homework task will be set. The second session will hear everyone’s homework with feedback from your fellow students and your tutor […]
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