LEARNING & EVENTS
Take a look at our upcoming activities below
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Coastal Christmas Show + Shop
1 - 7 December The Coastal Christmas Show and Shop will have local Artists' work on the walls, loving crafted vintage homewares, great cards, gorgeous Christmas decorations and beachcombed wonders marking the season. You'll find that special something for that special someone to take home from us. Sarah Baulch decorates the space with dried flowers & fauna collected from the nearby Downs. Alison Drewett creates collages of local landmarks such as the old Pier head, whilst Merike Sein combs the shores for jetsom & flotsam she can see will make great little sculptures. Zoe Spencer sits & sews her cushions, pot-holders & Christmas scented bags from her much loved collection of vintage fabrics, often featuring the sea. We have other Artists and Makers taking part too! Contact: email@example.com Sarah Baulch 07949 170381
Mixed Media Art Journaling
Next Session : 5 December Join us for three hours of mixed media fun creating an art journal page. Each month we learn different techniques using all sorts of paint and ink. £20 per workshop with everything included. Our workshops are designed to enable anyone and everyone to attend a one off workshop or attend regularly Workshops will run on the first Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday of each month. December: 05.12.23 : 10:00-13:00 07.12.23 : 13:00-16:00 09.12.23 : 10:00-13:00 Email Debs using the button above or telephone on 07811196340 IG @debspaintythings FB DEBS PAINTY THING
Wreath Making Workshop
Thursday 7 December 18:30-20:00 Join us for a Festive Wreath Making Workshop! £25 to include all materials. Booking essential – 01227 371063/ 07735454690
Christmas Art and Craft Market
Sunday 10th December 11:00 - 15:00 Come have a drink and a bite, shop and be merry! Beach Creative will be hosting a festive makers market where you can expect to find unique, handcrafted items for the perfect Christmas gift! Hot drinks, mince pies and light bights will be available from café TOAST to get you in the festive spirit!
Shell Painting workshop
Thursday 21 December 10.30 - 12.30 All materials are supplied in this lovely workshop with Susan Tomkins in which you will create a beautiful painted shell on the theme of seascapes or sea creatures. Donations appreciated! Book using the button above or by calling 0300111 1913
Christmas Grotto and Family Activities
Saturday 16 + Sunday 17 December 10:00-15:00 Join us at Beach Creative as we get a visit from Father (and Mother!) Christmas at our Christmas Grotto for children and families + FREE gifts! On Sunday we will be hosting a drop-in christmas themed activities session.
Creativity & Healing
Starting Tuesday 9 Jan Rediscoveryour inner child through creative processes! Tuesdays 14:00-16:00 This two hour session will run throughout January 2024 on the 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th. Find joy and meaning in this time of uncertainty, join our small group where we will experience and share our inner selves through story telling, Tarot cards, drawing, painting and working with clay. Helen is a registered psychotherapist. £15 / session - to book, contact Helen on 07361363814
Monday's, Wednesday's + Saturday's Visiting us weekly on the following days Monday 9:30-4pm Wednesday 9:30-4pm Saturday 9.30-1.30pm Here to help you with anything from money management and financial health, to buying or improving your home
Memoir Writing Group
Mondays (Monthly) Running on the first Monday of each month, these informal and welcoming sessions are a mix of writing time with prompts if required, sharing your work and receiving feedback (for those that wish to experience this) and the opportunity to ask Marnie about your project or more general memoir questions. Beginners welcome! Session time: 19:00-20:30 Session cost: £16.00 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Instagram and Twitter @MarnieMemoirs www.yourmemoir.co.uk
Monday's (Monthly) A friendly book club, open to everyone! Book club takes place on the last Monday of every month Start time : 13:00 For further information call Theresa on 07973 985 457 or use the contact button above to email.
Living in the moment workshops
Call for interest! This workshop will cover: -Holding on and learning to let go -Anxiety/depression -Acceptance of self -Healing our inner child -Living in the moment -Endings and new beginnings This also includes relaxation techniques and encourages self awareness which benefits our well-being. Julie's workshop has been delivered across Kent and has changed lives. It is run in a very relaxed safe environment and encourages self belief and creates a healthy way of living. If people would like to join, Julie will have a one to one with them first to explain more about the group and to make sure they would benefit from the group. Contact Julie to find out more on 07961764195
Tuesday's (Weekly) A small and friendly untutored group attended by people of mixed ability but with an enthusiasm for the subject. Classes run in the gallery space at Beach Creative on Tuesdays, 19:30 - 21:30. Professionally run with a range of models. Cost £10.00 Per Session. Booking is not required but there is a waiting list on occasion, come along! Contact Eric Honzek for any further information on 07468 535332
Clay Figure Making Workshops
Wednesday's Class times : 19:00 - 21:30 Steve Postgate is continuing his popular clay workshops at Beach Creative for just £25 per session with use of tools, clay and kiln firing included. Get in contact directly to book by the email button abobve or by phone 07888701049
Meditate & Recalibrate
Wednesday's (Fortnightly) Class times : 18:30 - 19:30 In this class you will explore the transformative power of meditation and pranayama (breath-work). Collectively you will dive deeper into meditation and breath techniques exploring many different schools of thought that you can implement in your own practice. All welcome. No previous experience necessary! Pre booking online is essential due to space in class. Bookings are made online via the button above or www.floatingyoga.co.uk/joinaclass Costs: £9.50 for bookings made up to 48 hrs of the class time £10.50 for bookings made within 48 hrs of class time For further information contact Lucy: email@example.com 07411775150 FB: @floatingyogaforall IG: @floatingyogagirl www.floatingyoga.co.uk
Carers' Support Group
Thursday's (Monthly) The Carer's Support Group runs on the third Thursday of every month at Beach Creative. The group meets 10:00 - 11:30 Do you look after a relative or friend who can't manage without your support? You are a carer and our services are here for you!
Create : The Art Club
Friday's (Term Time) 16:00 - 17:00 CREATE is a new art club for children aged 7 - 11 years. Through a themed topic, we will explore (in the most fun way possible!) skills and techniques that encourage independent creativity and exploration. Block 1: 15.09.23 - 13.10.23 (inc) Block 2: 10.11.23 - 08.12.23 (inc) Create is run by Debbie, a passionate and experienced teacher and creative business owner. Press 'Book' for more information and booking details or contact Or contact Debbie at: firstname.lastname@example.org www.cygninicrafts.com FB @cygninicrafts IG @grow_a_creative_c hild
Macular Society Support Group
Friday's (Monthly) A group for anyone living with a macular condition (central vision loss). Join us to meet others and to gain information and support. We would love to meet you. The group meet up will take place on the third Friday of every month from 17 March 2023, 1.00pm – 3.00pm in the Rossetti Room at Beach Creative. Please use the contact button above or email us directly : Stella.email@example.com Alternatively you can call us on 01306 644908 Click here to watch '5 years through the eyes of a mum' from Macular society
HBYA is emerging from our Youth Board. Funded by the KCC Arts Investment Fund, HBYA is a pro-active and creative group of young people aged 14 -24 who are developing their own product lines and learning how to market and run their own projects in our space. We want to expand this group, so if any young people in Herne Bay are interested in joining, just drop Gill an email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Cultural Ambassadors Course
This FREE ten-week course is available to adults 18+ The only criteria for attending are that you should NOT have a degree in any subject. The course focuses primarily on exploring materials, techniques and processes and will suit beginners or returners, experience not really necessary. It is not a formal course to study drawing or painting. It’s fun, a place to meet new friends in a relaxed environment. The course will be split in to two groups which run either: Sundays, from 24.09.23, 13:30 - 16:30 OR Thursdays, from 28.09.23 14:00-17:00 For details and an application form, email Gill – email@example.com
Creative Writing Group
Call for interest A creative writing group which will be a forum for support. Perhaps you are new to creative writing? Or perhaps you’ve thought about writing a novel or story but have never got around to it? Have you been writing but are struggling to progress or would simply like some feedback from others about your writing and to share ideas with like-minded people? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join in!
The First Ron Woodward Memorial Art Competition
Deadline: 21 February 2024 Calling 15-19 year old artists!!! The Rotary Club of Herne Bay and Beach Creative announce the first ever Ron Woodward Art Competition! Why do we need to protect our planet? What do you want to see happen? How do you see OUR future? How can WE take action through Art? The theme for this first Art competition centres on the environment and why we must preserve the beauty and life on Earth, and combat the threat to the eco-system and our very existence on our amazing planet.
Round Hand Classes
Call for interest! Are you interested in joining this new group. If so why not sign up and try your hand. The cost for a 4 week course is £80, which includes all materials. Classes at Beach Creative, Herne Bay. For more information:- contact Graham on 07765034908 or use the button above to email.
After School : Open Music Hour
Call for interest Come and meet our music coach Tim who has had many years experience teaching fun music to children and is DBS checked. Join us on 3 September at 3pm and see what he has planned! For any questions - contact Tim 07974235637.
Make a memory
Bring a friend to an art session! Explore painting or drawing in an introduction to creativity. Have fun whilst seeing what you are capable in just two hours. Teaching in abstract or direct observation with a choice of materials. Oil or acrylic paint or charcoal drawing. The choice is yours. Two hour sessions am or pm Some weekends available Please contact Jacqueline on 07751 221150 Or email email@example.com Www.jacquelinenewbury.co.uk