Workshops

BRUSH PAINTING WORKSHOP

Sunday 17th June
10.30-12.30pm

£30

We are pleased to announce that Francisca Ting author of “Chinese painting – the complete self-tutor” will be hosting a workshop to share her skills and knowledge in the art of Chinese painting.

The focus will be on Brush painting using foliage as inspiration. In a few single strokes this expressive technique and gives immediate results that you’ll love!

Everything provided just turn up and have a play. Note that the price of this workshop includes 1 brush and a pot of ink that you can take home.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

WE ARE 10: LETS PARTY

Saturday 23rd June 6-9pm

To thank you all for supporting us this past 10, and rather incredible years, we are serving up a night of celebration and we invite you, our bowery family to join us! to also mark this joyous occasion

We are pleased to announce the night will highlight the launch of our first publication ‘then and now’ focusing on a decade of artists, who have exhibited in our gallery. please come and celebrate on SATURDAY 23RD JUNE 6-9PM here at the bowery, bring friends or bring yourself,

ALL WELCOME AS USUAL.

 

DRINK ANDS DRAW SPECIAL
RAWSOME VEGAN FOOD WORKSHOP

Friday 29th June
6:00 - 8:00pm

Want to try your hand at making and eating ‘raw food’ but finding yourself stuck beyond a simple salad?  Learn how to create healthy, energy-boosting fare on one of our interactive and immersive food workshops. Spend a fun and sociable few hours slicing, dicing and even rolling your way to becoming a vegan ‘raw food’ culinary artist.  

You eat what you make...so that’s dinner sorted!

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

In collaboration with The Happy Caterpillar

£18

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or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

PLANT BLOCK PRINTS

Saturday 30th June
10.30-12.30pm

£25

Produce your own triptych of block prints, perfect for any wall. This fun and experimental workshop is ideal for beginners and those new to printing.

Everything provided, just turn up and have a play.

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Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

DRINK AND DO - ORIGAMI PAPER LAMPSHADES

Friday 13th July
6:00 - 8:00pm

£12

Due to the huge success of our Drink and Draw, we’ve come up with a once a month crafting session for all those who would prefer to make. The tutor will guide the sessions so you can just turn up and enjoy a glass or two of wine, listen to the music and get creative! The class is suitable for everyone...even the more advanced

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)
or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

COFFEE SCHOOL

Friday 13th July
6:00 - 8:00pm

£30

This workshop is pitched at beginners and is run by our head barista Ged. Whether you want to understand a little more about how coffee is made or how to get the most out of your machine at home, we will take you through the basics. Within the 2 hour workshop you will understand how to grind coffee, make key drinks on the menu, steam and foam milk as well as having a go at trying to master latte art.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)
or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

PHOTO WALK WORKSHOP

Saturday 14th July
10.30-1.30pm

£30

Photo Walk Workshop Join Kathy on her walk along the Meanwood Valley Trail. She will be sharing her skills and techniques to help you take a better picture. The class is very much aimed at beginners but all welcome to join the walk. Bring your digital camera with you. Everyone will start and finish at the Bowery.

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Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

WRITING WORKOUT

Saturday 21st July
10:30 -4:30pm

£50

Get your creative juices flowing with this one-day creative writing workout. Whether you are just starting out or have years of writing experience, you'll develop new ideas and gain new insights into the craft of writing fiction in this fun, friendly and interactive workshop.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)
or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

DRINK AND DRAW – CREATURE CREATIONS WITH ARTIST RACHEL JOHNS

Friday 27th July
6:00 - 8:00pm

£10

If you’ve always wanted to have a go at creating a piece of artwork but are too nervous to join a class, then why not come along for an informal evening of drawing, painting & printing. The tutor will guide the sessions so you can just turn up and enjoy a glass or two of wine, listen to the music and get creative!

The class is aimed at beginners but all levels welcome.

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED, NO EXPERIENCE NECCESSARY

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)
or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

CONCRETE PLANTERS

Sunday 29th July
10:30 - 12:30pm

£25

Learn to make geometric moulds to cast your very own concrete planters with designer-maker Katie Bentley. This workshop is perfect for beginners introducing you to the technique of cast concrete. Everything provided just turn up and get started

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or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

DRINK & DO - ‘STAMP IT UP' – CREATE YOUR OWN STAMP

Friday 10th August
6:00 - 8:00pm

£12

Due to the huge success of our Drink and Draw, we’ve come up with a once a month crafting session for all those who would prefer to make. The tutor will guide the sessions so you can just turn up and enjoy a glass or two of wine, listen to the music and get creative! The class is suitable for everyone...even the more advanced

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)
or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

PAINTING REALISM WITH ARTIST CHRIS CAMPBELL

Saturday 18th August
10:30 - 2:30pm:

£45

Using his work as a source of inspiration local artist Chris Campbell will share his knowledge of how to sketch & paint  more accurately. Chris combines acrylics and oils, so both will  be used on the day.

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or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

Bowery Out & About ‘Art into August’ - inspired by Andy Holden Exhibition LeedsArt Gallery

EXPERIMENTAL MONO PRINTING ’NESTING'

Saturday 18th August
1:00 - 3:00pm:

£15

Sketch in situ to gain inspiration and source material from the Andy Holden exhibition before heading back to the studio to develop these into exciting and experimental prints for all the admire! We will guide you through using Gelli plates to create over layered shapes and textures, following which you will focus on mark making and line.

Note: All adults classes are U&ME friendly so they are available to children from 12yrs and above when accompanied by a participating adult / All classes are aimed at beginners but all welcome / All materials and equipment provided so you can just turn up and get started!

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

PLEASE NOTE THIS WORKSHOP TAKES PLACE AT LEEDS ART GALLERY

Bowery Out & About ‘Art into August’ - inspired by Andy Holden Exhibition LeedsArt Gallery

WATERCOLOUR WORKOUT ‘BIRDS OF A FEATHER’

Sunday 19th August
1:00 - 3:00pm:

£25

Sketch in situ to gain inspiration and source material from the Andy Holden exhibition before heading back to the studio to complete a series of wall worthy paintings. In this workshop you will learn watercolour techniques, shade and tone & colour mixing.

Note: All adults classes are U&ME friendly so they are available to children from 12yrs and above when accompanied by a participating adult / All classes are aimed at beginners but all welcome / All materials and equipment provided so you can just turn up and get started!

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

PLEASE NOTE THIS WORKSHOP TAKES PLACE AT LEEDS ART GALLERY

COFFEE SCHOOL

Friday 31st August
6:00 - 8:00pm

£30

This workshop is pitched at beginners and is run by our head barista Ged. Whether you want to understand a little more about how coffee is made or how to get the most out of your machine at home, we will take you through the basics. Within the 2 hour workshop you will understand how to grind coffee, make key drinks on the menu, steam and foam milk as well as having a go at trying to master latte art.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)
or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

DRINK AND DRAW - MATISSE

Friday 31st August
6:00 - 8:00pm

£10

If you’ve always wanted to have a go at creating a piece of artwork but are too nervous to join a class, then why not come along for an informal evening of drawing, painting & printing. The tutor will guide the sessions so you can just turn up and enjoy a glass or two of wine, listen to the music and get creative!

The class is aimed at beginners but all levels welcome.

All materials provided, no experience necessary

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)
or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

DIY RE- UPHOLSTERY

Saturday 25th August
10:00 - 6:00pm

£65

Re-vamp your home by learning how to do basic re-upholstery. Forage for a lovely footstool or dining room chair (with a drop in seat) and learn how to glam it up to take pride of place in your home.
Please don't bring anything more complicated to the session, as you won’t get it finished!!

Note:

  • Equipment, staples, and tacks provided.
    Materials to complete your chair will need to be bought direct from the tutor on the day.
  • Outer fabric – Measure your chair and allow 20cms all the way around.
  • Just phone us if you are struggling to source outer fabric or chair...we would be happy to help.

You can buy lunch from the café or bring a pack up.

Level: Beginners

Click here to book on-line(subject to booking fee)
or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)