Countdown to Christmas 

Design your own Advent Calendar and Christmas Stocking

Short Course

Saturday 30 November

Short Course

Gift vouchers available

Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.

What will be covered in the class?
Get ready for advent by spending the afternoon designing and decorating your own advent calendar and stocking. Start by using a range of drawing materials to design your own illustrated advent calendar ready to start the countdown to Christmas the following day! Then use a variety of materials including felt and fabric paint to embellish your own personalised felt stocking ready for the festive season.

Who is this class suitable for?
This class is suitable for children aged 5+.

Parents and guardians do not need to accompany children in this workshop, but grown-ups are welcome to book their own place to make their own advent calendar and stocking alongside their child.

What’s included?
All materials and tools are included. Lunch is not included; but drinks and snacks can be purchased from our on-site café.

What to bring?
You do not need to bring anything with you, but please bring any of your own drawing tools and materials if you have any that you would like to work with.
Jenny is an illustrator, community artists and educator who has created surface patterns for print companies, commercial illustrations for international clients and educational resources using her degree in Illustration from the University of Cumbria where she also trained in Graphic Design. She is passionate about sharing skills with others to build a brighter and more creative future. When she is not running freelance art workshops, Jenny creates her own illustrative collage work.

In response to Government advice regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19) and in consideration of the welfare of our community, Milton Keynes Arts Centre has made the sad decision to close as of Tuesday 17 March 2020. Find out more here ︎

Booking Terms and Conditions
Completing your booking with Milton Keynes Arts Centre signifies your agreement to the below terms of Refunds and Cancellation. All profits support our annual programme of exhibitions, events and charitable outreach projects.

Bookings are non-refundable and only transferable at the discretion of Milton Keynes Arts Centre. Any workshops that you are unable to attend cannot be refunded and cannot be reallocated.

Courses may be rescheduled/cancelled by Milton Keynes Arts Centre if the minimum number of required students is not met. Notification of a possible reschedule/cancellation will be sent to students three-working days before the first workshop of the term, in this instance only will refunds be issued in full if a course is rescheduled/cancelled.
Photographs and/or video will be taken during this course
As a registered charity, it can sometimes be necessary to share photos and videos of our community outreach in printed matter, social media, press releases and funding applications. By taking part in this event you grant Milton Keynes Arts Centre full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming to help achieve our charitable aims.

Milton Keynes Arts Centre
Milton Keynes
MK14 5DZ

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10am to 4pm
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