Courses for Children and Young People

Summertime Ceramic Sculptures with Julie Leaming

4 August 2022

10.30am–12.30pm (8–12 year olds)
1.30 and 3.30pm (13–17 year olds)


This workshop is part of our Creative Summer Children’s and Young Persons Programme. Book all 4 workshops in the series and get 15% off the price of one workshop.

Gift vouchers available

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

Who is this class suitable for?
This workshop is suitable for all abilities. The morning workshop is suitable for children 8–12 years of age and the afternoon of young people 13–17 years of age.

We kindly ask that you contact us inform of any accessibility needs at the time of booking.

Children/young people do not need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

What will be covered in the workshop?
Join artist Julie Leaming to make creative ceramic sculptures inspired by the summer season and the natural green spaces surrounding the Arts Centre. From sunflowers to bird life Julie will help you craft your summertime sculpture, using hand building techniques, and decorated with coloured slips.

What will participants leave the class with?
Each participant will have made a ceramic sculpture which will then be bisque fired in our kilns for collection at a later date. 

What will I need to bring?
All tools and materials are included. Participants will need to wear clothing suitable clothing for getting messy and closed toed shoes.

Ceramics Studio (ground floor with raised tables, narrow doorways).

Julie Leaming is an artist and sculptor working mostly in clay making ceramic sculptures and vessels for indoor and outdoor spaces. Her work is about form, space and movement looking at, lines, curves and shapes within a structure and distil them to their simplest form, to reveal a glimpse of the original.

Julie studied at the University of Hertfordshire completing a Degree in Fine Art in 2015 before focusing her work on ceramics. Presently working from a studio in Baldock, Hertfordshire she exhibits her work within galleries and events across the south of England

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* We offer a limited number of spaces on each course at a 30% discount for those in receipt of income support such as Universal Credit and Carers Allowance. Please contact us directly for to obtain a discount code to apply at checkout. (Proof of eligibility required).
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.

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