regular classes & events

MONDAYS

Claytime Playtime

2 - 4pm

Adult workshop  - A Journey In Clay

To discover your sculptural talents

Loyalty card membership scheme

Contact Rochelle 07974008120

Beach Creative Singers

8 - 9.30pm 

​a friendly ladies' choir based in Herne Bay. 
 

Led by Musical Director Jean Gatheral, the choir has built up a varied repertoire of sacred, secular, folk and classical songs. Concerts have helped to raise funds for the local Demelza children’s charity and the NSPCC. If you like to sing (or think you might do) you are always welcome to our Monday evening rehearsals. 

Please come along and join in, we look forward to singing with you. 
 

For more information contact Jean on jeangatheral@icloud.com or 01227 639707

TUESDAYS

Coastal Creative: Take Off

Fortnightly on Tuesday's from 2pm-4pm

A free course aimed at those who face mental health difficulties and isolation- to attend please contact office@takeoff.work

About Take Off:

Take Off provides ready-made social networks and also provide other peer support services as needed. When a need is identified, we will endeavour to design, develop and deliver a service to fill that void. We have a large group of sessional workers spread across East Kent. We believe peer support is a significant part of our recovery process and therefore has an economic value.

https://takeoff.works/

Creative Writers

10am-12pm 

 

Jantex85@yahoo.co.uk

(As this course is nearing the completion of a project, they will be starting again in September.)

The Sewing Club

7.30 - 9.30pm

 

thesewingclub@outlook.com 01227 861065

Life Drawing

7-9pm

Untutored Group

Come & join us!

 

Contact Penny 01227 741842

WEDNESDAYS

The Sewing Club

10am-12pm and 7.30-9.30pm

thesewingclub@outlook.com 01227 861065

Time for Art

10am-12pm

Would you like to learn how to paint & draw?
​Jacqui has over twenty-five years’ experience of drawing and painting, seven of which was within an art college environment.
​I would like to offer my experiences of how one can produce drawings and paintings. ​To me, art is not about pretty pictures or precisely measured drawings, it is about having the ability and confidence to produce art which express our individual personalities.
 The course is designed from experience, it is as difficult as you make it, or as enjoyable as a new lasting joy that you can add to your interests. ​During the course, we will experience different disciplines, different colours, materials and ways in which we can learn by every drawing, keeping us enthusiastic determined and confident. ​Hopefully you won’t be afraid to make mistakes because those made are part of the learning process, the negative turned into a positive approach. ​The main aim of the course is to have fun, to enjoy what you are achieving and to make the most of the time given, to learn with like-minded people. 

 

​Contact Jacqueline on 07751 22 11 50 to receive a detailed description of the course.

THURSDAYS

The Sewing Club

10am-12pm and 7.30-9.30pm

thesewingclub@outlook.com 01227 861065

The Sewing Club

4-5pm - After School Club

 

thesewingclub@outlook.com 01227 861065

Photogram Evening [monthly]

Thursday 26th March 7pm-9pm

​Thursday 23rd April 7pm-9pm

Booking is essential: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/the-darkroom-beach-creative-8923801383

Join The Darkroom at Beach Creative for an evening photogram workshop! only 4 spaces available!

This workshop is aimed at young adults & adults who who have an interest in print making, photography and art in general! No experience necessary!

FRIDAYS

ELEMENTAL - Creative Writing Course Feb/March

14th February - 20th March 2pm - 4pm

Using prompts, quick responses, exercises, feedback and voluntary home tasks inspired by fire, earth, air and water, this friendly course of 6 x 2 hour sessions is suitable for novice or experienced poets or prose writers. £80 payable at 1st session. To book a place contact Gary Studley c/o deadhoarsefestival@gmail.com

OTHER VOICES - Creative Writing Workshops April/May

10th April - 15th May 2pm - 4pm

Explore our use of dialogue, speeches and scripts, using prompts, exercises, feedback and voluntary home tasks. This friendly course of 6 x 2 hour sessions is suitable for novice or experienced poets or prose writers. £80 payable at 1st session. To book a place, contact Gary Studley c/o deadhoarsefestival@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/DeadHoarseWriters/

Art & Design Classes

10.30 - 12.30​ term 

An ongoing art/design course by sessional UCA tutor Sarah Lankester who will work with you and encourage you with whatever techniques and medium you would like to experiment with, including collage, painting, drawing, printing, no experience necessary.
£10 session, contact slank@outlook.com

Book Club

2.30 - 4pm Last Friday of the month 

BEACH CREATIVE BOOK CLUB - Contact - Jan Cook - jantex85@yahoo.co.uk OR Philippa Garsed - pgarsed@hotmail.co.uk

Room hire cost is shared between participants.

SATURDAYS

Guided 35mm Darkroom Printing [Monthly]

Saturday 21st March 11am-1pm

Saturday 28th March 11am-1pm

Saturday 4th April 11am-1pm

Saturday 9th May11am-1pm

Booking is essential: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/the-darkroom-beach-creative-8923801383

Join The Darkroom at Beach Creative for a guided 35mm printing workshop! only 4 spaces available! Bring ANY negative along!

This workshop is aimed at anyone who has an interest in print making, photography and art in general! No experience necessary!

The Sewing Club

Children’s Sewing Class The Sewing Club 9.30am - 11am


Children’s Sewing Class The Sewing Club 11.15am - 12.15pm

 


 

thesewingclub@outlook.com 01227 861065

SUNDAYS

Sound Lines: Spoken Word at Beach Creative

Fourth Sunday of every month! 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Open Mic for poetry, drama and short-prose, suitable for performers of any experience level and those who love to listen. 4th Sunday of each month* (*except December) from 6.30pm - 8.30pm. £5 for entertainment and refreshments, payable on entry. For more details, contact compere, Gary Studley c/o deadhoarsefestival@gmail.com

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COVID-19

In light of COVID-19, Beach Creative will remain closed until futher notice. All of our workshops, classes & events have been suspended. Please check back in the near future to see updates.

location

 

Beach House

Beach Street

Herne Bay

CT6 5PT

contact

beachcreativeinfo@gmail.com

Tel: 0300 111 1913

opening times

 

Mon-Sat 10am-4pm

Sun 10am-1pm

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

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