Arts Derbyshire


Deaf Gals Arty Party

Deaf-initely Women are very proud to present you with an Autumn/ Winter 22/23 programme. We are showcasing a range of exciting Art workshops to learn more about how to:
◗ act
◗ draw
◗ create fabric prints
◗ make a Japanese knot bag
◗ make jewellery
◗ do an oil painting and much more!

We are grateful to the Arts Council who have kindly funded our arts-based activities enabling freelance artists who are deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing women to teach our peers.

17 September

Japanese Knot Bag / Printing On
Fabric Workshop
Saturday 17th Sept | 10-4pm
Nottinghamshire Deaf Society
Forest Road West, Nottingham NG7 4EQ

Bhabhinder Kaur Gill, Artist

Come join like-minded women, who are all keen to refuel their creativity. It will be a fun sewing and printing Workshop. Let’s make a Japanese Knot bag together.

3 October

Seeing Things Differently
Monday 3rd Oct | 10-4pm
West Studios
Sheffield Road, Chesterfield S41 7LL

Samantha Jane, Artist

This workshop aims to change the way you see the things around you. Its about looking deeper, seeing the little things that most people overlook.
“Being partially deaf I understand first hand how it’s easy to get lost in the crowd, when really we were born to stand out.”

3 November

Fun Drama Workshop!
Thursday 3rd Nov | 9-3pm
Mansfield Palace Theatre,
Leeming Street, Mansfield NG18 1NG

Donna Mullings, Actress

Fun Drama Workshop brings out the best in you, using an imaginative creative skill that you have on your hands, your mind and your body language

2 December

Boho Vibe Earrings Crafts
Friday 2nd Dec | 10-4pm
Quad Derby,
Cathedral Quarter, Market
Place, Derby DE1 3AS

Angela Saltekins, Artist

Learn how to make unique, hand-crafted earrings, and wear them with confidence as a proud, vivacious deaf woman.

12 January

Beginners’ Oil Painting
Workshop With
Thur 12th Jan | 7-8.30pm
Online Zoom

Emily-Rose Corby, Artist

A fun simple tutorial and a good start on techniques, materials and a complete step by step demonstration.

3 February

Fun Embroidery Workshop!
Friday 3rd Feb | 10-3pm
Quad Derby,
Cathedral Quarter, Market Place,
Derby DE1 3AS

Rebecca Vaughan, Artist

You’ll learn how to sew to create a lovely decoration for your home or a gift for your loved ones!

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