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National Trust Talk

“Iron Age Drop Loom Weaving” by Nancy Grace from the National Trust, Friday 13th Jan 10am – 12 noon.

This is part of the Crochet/knitters Friday drop in sessions (Cost £2:50 a session to include tea/coffee and cake)

 Also take a look at our list of courses for the New Year!

‘Rocky Road’ Live Music Event under the barn Wed 11th May

Rocky Road - DCCA

Rocky Road @ DCCA, Wed 11th May 2016

Dynamic Dolphin Productions present:

‘Rocky Road’ Weymouth College Acoustic Summer Tour

Dynamic Dolphin Productions – a production company formed by Level 3 Music students at Weymouth College – have joined forces with the Weymouth College Student Union to offer ‘Rocky Road’ – the Weymouth College Acoustic Summer Tour 2016. The six venue tour will feature an exciting range of acoustic flavoured original music and cover versions from artists ranging from Stevie Wonder to Jefferson Airplane!

Tickets are available on the door or in advance from The Bay Theatre Box Office (01305 208702) priced at £5.00 for standard, and £3.50 for concessions.

Open Studios – Saturday 16th April 9am

Come and join us on 16th April for a taste of what we have to offer at DCCA.

One day courses in Viking Knit Jewellery Basic Wet Felted Vessel and Tools for Creative Writing.  Please book online for theses courses.

Demonstrations and Have-a-Go activities including The Dorset Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers, Beadwork, Traditional Bear Making, Airbrushing, Raku Pottery, Basket Making, Wood Carving, Stonemasonry plus Banner Painting and Bronze Casting with the Ancient Wessex network.

Notarianni Glass Open Studios

Exhibition and sale of prints from ALT-P print group

Open Studios - Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts

Open Studios – Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts

For more details please contact us.

Please see the map below for directions (click to enlarge).

Open Studios - Directions to the DCCA

Latest courses on offer

Welcome to DCCA!

We offer both short and regular courses in a relaxed and creative environment.

For the latest courses go to CURRENT COURSE LIST

For sessions being held these week see the CLASS TIMETABLE.  From here you will be able to filter courses based on the subject that most appeals.

Alternatively use the Search field to the right.

Course List – January 2016

For the latest course offerings please look through this list by date, use the search form or press on the CLASSES menu above.

For a printable version of this information click here

Please note Weymouth College handle the online payments for this course and you will be redirected to the Weymouth College website after clicking the Apply button

Coaching and Crits for your Creative life with Nancy J Clemance
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6 wks Wed, 6th Jan 6-8.30pm £85  Ethical Coaching - DCCA
Introduction to Tiffany style stained glass with Angela Woodhouse
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10 wks Thurs, 4th Feb 7-9pm £120  Tiffany Stained Glass - DCCA
Airbrushing with Andrew Mason
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8 wks Mon, 29th Feb 6-8pm £115  Airbrush - DCCA
Narrative Image and Sequential Illustration with Ella Burfoot
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6 wks Mon, 1st Feb 6.30-8.30pm £75  Narrative Image - DCCA
Acrylics with Anissa Lee
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10 wks Mon, 1st Feb 6.30-8.30pm £140  Acrylic Painting - DCCA
Intro to Wood Carving with Mark Vyvyan-Penney
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5wks Tues, 12th Jan 10am-1pm £85  Wood Carving - DCCA
Guitar Beginners with Chris Taylor
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10 wks Tues, 2nd Feb 2-4pm £120  Guitar lessons - DCCA
Investigating Surface and Texture through art & textiles Melanie Draper
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6 wks Tues, 2nd Feb 2-4pm £75  Surface Texture - DCCA
Guitar Intermediate with Chris Taylor
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10 wks Wed, 3rd Feb 2-4 pm £120  Guitar lessons - DCCA
Adobe Photoshop with Andrew Mason
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6 wks Wed, 13th Jan 6-8 pm £75  Photoshop - DCCA
Introduction to Basketry with Mark Vyvyan-Penney
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5 wks Thurs, 4th Feb 10am-1pm £85  Basketry - DCCA
Self-Publish your first book for fun or profit Linda Parkinson Hardman
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8 wks Thurs, 4th Feb 6.30-9pm £130  Book Marketing - DCCA
Intro. Certificate in Counselling Award Level 2 CPCAB (5QCF Credits)
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10 wks Thurs, 4th Feb 10am-1pm £260  Counselling - DCCA
Basic Wet Felted Vessel
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1 day Tues, 19th Jan 9.30am-12.30 £25  Wet Felt Vessel - DCCA
Introduction to Screen Writing the 10 minute play
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10 wks Wed, 27th Jan 10am-1pm £150  Screen Writing - DCCA
Watercolours with Anissa Lee
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10 wks Tues, 26th Jan 6.30-8.30pm £140  Watercolours - DCCA
Stone carving with Sarah Klopper
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10 wks Tues, 26th Jan 6-9pm £150  Stone Carving - DCCA
Screen writing for TV – a 30 minute play
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10 wks Tues, 26th Jan 10am-1pm £150  Screen Writing - DCCA
Creative Marketing seminar with Linda Parkinson-Hardman
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1 day Wed, 27th Jan 3-5pm £15  Book Marketing - DCCA
Life drawing with Sam Jukes and life model
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10 wks Wed, 27th Jan 6-8.30pm £140  Life Drawing - DCCA
Making a stained glass panel with Jackie Hunt (Course A)
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2 days Wed, 27th Jan 9.30am-4.30pm £140  Stained Glass - DCCA
Discover the Ancient Techniques of Bronze Casting
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1 day Fri, 29th Jan 11am-5pm £95  Bronze Casting - DCCA
Paper Cutting with Anissa Lee
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6 wks Fri, 29th Jan 1-3pm £75  Paper Cutting - DCCA
Hot lime plastering demonstration day for industry
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Introduction to Felt making with Clare Hughes
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6 wks Mon, 1st Feb 9.30am-2.00pm £130  Felt Making - DCCA
Intermediate Drawing with Tara Harland Viney
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10 wks Wed, 3rd Feb 1.30-3.30pm £120  Drawing Intermediate - DCCA
Beginners Drawing with Tara Harland Viney
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10 wks Tues, 2nd Feb 1.30-3.30pm £120  Drawing Beginners - DCCA
Creative Art course with Tara Harland Viney
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10 wks Thurs, 4th Feb 1.30-4.30pm £160
Nuno felting with Clare Hughes
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2 days Thurs, 25th Feb 9.30am-2.00pm £55  Nuno Felt - DCCA
Making a stained glass panel with Jackie Hunt (Course B)
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2 days Wed, 9th Mar 9.30am-4.30pm £140  Stained Glass - DCCA
Recipe for a story- story telling and art session for 3-7 year olds
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1 day Sat, 26th Mar 10am-2pm £40  Storytelling - DCCA
Viking Knit Jewellery with Will Brown
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1 day Sat, 16th Apr 10am-1pm £40  Viking Jewellery - DCCA
Mosaic Taster Day with Angela Woodhouse
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1 day Sat, 16th Apr 10.00am-4.00pm £65  Mosaic design - DCCA
Managing money for your small business
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Creating a business plan for your small business
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Marketing planning for your small business
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The art of adaption– adapt a play for film and TV
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Developing Sellable ideas for film and TV with Hester Schofield
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1 day Sat, 26th Mar 10am-4pm £65  Sellable Ideas for TV - DCCA
Tools for creative writing with Hester Schofield
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1 day Sat, 16th Apr 10am-4pm £65  Creative Writing - DCCA

DCCA Course List Jan 2016
Download a PDF version here Course List January 2016 Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts