Easter Workshops

Book now for our egg-citing Easter Workshops!

April 10 – Easter Arts

There will be 3 workshops on today, all offering the same crafts, aimed for children from 4-12yrs. Each workshop runs for
1 1/2 hrs and costs £7.50 per child.
Choose and book your slot now –  contact 07985777293 AND pay in full.
(Only 6 spaces in each workshop)
Times are as follows
10-11.30
12-1.30
2-3.30
Children under 7 will need to be accompanied by an adult.

April 11 – Textiles Workshops

There will be 3 workshops on today, all offering the same crafts, aimed for children from 4-12yrs. Each workshop runs for
1 1/2 hrs and costs £7.50 per child.
Choose and book your slot now – contact 07985777293 AND pay in full.
(Only 6 spaces in each workshop)
Times are as follows
10-11.30
12-1.30
2-3.30
Children under 7 will need to be accompanied by an adult.

April 12 – Ceramics Workshops

There will be 3 workshops on today, all offering the same crafts, aimed for children from 4-12yrs. Each workshop runs for
1 1/2 hrs and costs £7.50 per child.
Choose and book your slot now – contact 07985777293 AND pay in full.
(Only 6 spaces in each workshop)
Times are as follows
10-11.30
12-1.30
2-3.30
Children under 7 will need to be accompanied by an adult.

April 13 – Fine Art Workshops

There will be 3 workshops on today, all offering the same crafts based on an Easter theme, aimed for children from 4-12yrs. Each workshop runs for
1 1/2 hrs and costs £7.50 per child.
Choose and book your slot now – contact 07985777293 AND pay in full.
(Only 6 spaces in each workshop)
Times are as follows
10-11.30
12-1.30
2-3.30
Children under 7 will need to be accompanied by an adult.

 

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Half Term Halloween Workshops

Get organised for this Half Term with our haunting Halloween Workshops for children from 4 to 12 yrs and teens 12yrs+!  We’ve got arts and crafts, musical theatre, games and an amazing not to be missed Theatrical Make Up Course! Read on to find out more about our three workshop opportunities for Half Term!

‘Movie Villains’
Spook-tacular Halloween Musical Theatre & Stage Art Workshop

Monday 24th – Friday 29th October 10 am – 2 pm
£65 per child, £55 for siblings

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Which movie villain are you?   Bring out your inner villain with our fantastic Musical Theatre workshop taking place this Autumn Half Term!

Taken by our very own musical theatre teacher Leah Lloyd of Princess Party Entertainment and Friends, Stage Art will be taken by Art Academy’s owner Donna Holmes.  Make-up and costumes will be provided by our senior students.  Show day takes place on  Friday 28th October, 2.30 pm, a great chance for parents to see your skills in action! Suitable for children aged 6-12 years.

 

Hocus Pocus Halloween Games with Arts & Craft for Kids

Sunday 23rd October, 12 – 2.30 pm
£12.50 per child
Suitable for children aged 4-12

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Horror Halloween Theatrical Make-up Course

Monday 24th – Thursday 27th October 2.30 pm – 4 pm, Friday 28th October 10 am – 3 pm
For Senior Students aged 12+ years
£40 per student

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If you’re over 12 and want to learn how to use latex and face paints to create realistic looking wounds and scars then this is the course for you! All materials provided.   Students will get the opportunity to put what they’ve learnt into practice by helping our team prepare out younger students for their musical theatre show on Friday 28th October.  This is a fantastic opportunity, not to be missed!   Photo shoot included for portfolio purposes.

Interested in any of the above workshops? Then get in touch to find out more or book! You can use the below contact form or call Donna on 07985 777 293 or email theartacademyportsmouth@gmail.com.

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Summer Workshops and Activities at The Art Academy Portsmouth

The Summer Holidays are fast approaching and they always go better when you have a plan! Get ahead this summer by booking the kids onto one (or more!) of our fun summer workshops.  We’re also running some free taster sessions for new classes that we’ll be running from September, so it’s the perfect time to come and try something new. If you book new classes at the taster session you will get your first class half price!

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To book a summer holiday workshop or free taster session, get in touch via our Facebook Page, by calling 07985 777293 or by using the below contact form.

Week 1 – 25th July – 29th July

Arts and Crafts Club – Monday 25th to Friday 29th, 10 am – 11.30 am
£7.50 per session, per child or £6 if all 5 sessions booked.
Children only aged 7+

Monday 25th July
Free Taster Sessions: Sing Academy! – POST-PONED – LOOK OUT FOR THE NEW DATE COMING SOON!
Choose from 12.30 pm – 1 pm, 1 pm – 1.30 pm or 1.30 pm – 2 pm.            Children aged 6-14 yrs

 

Tuesday 26th July

Sand Art  12 noon – 1.30 pm £4.50                Children aged 2 years +

 

Week 2 – 1st August – 5th August

Monday 1st August
Free Taster Sessions as follows:

10 am – 1o.30 am – Baby Music Makers (0-3 years)

10.30 am – 11 am – Baby Music Makers (0-3 years)

12 noon – 12.30 pm –  Ukulele (5-10 years)

12.30 pm – 1 pm – Ukulele (5-10 years)

Workshops

1.30 pm – 3 pm – Decoupage Project (10+ years) – £10 per child

Tuesday 2nd August

Arts & Crafts Club 10 am – 11.30 am, £7.50 per session, per child. Children only aged 7+.

Musical Theatre Summer School

Three Day Summer School for children aged 6-12 years.  Taking place 12 noon – 3 pm on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th between 12 noon and 3 pm and Friday 5th August 12 noon 4 pm including a final show for parents!  £55 for the course per child.

Week 3: Monday 8th August – Friday 12th August

Monday 8th August

10 am – 11.30 am  – Arts & Crafts Club, £7.50 per session, per child. Children only aged 7+.

1 pm – 1.30 pm – Free Art Sessions, 6-11 years

1.30 pm – 2 pm – Free Art Sessions, 6-11 years

2 pm – 2.30 pm – Free Art Sessions, 6-11 years

Tuesday 9th August

10 am- 11.30 am – Arts & Crafts Club, £7.50 per session, per child. Children only, aged 7+.

1 pm – 2. 30 pm  – Sketching Workshop, £8.50 per child. Children only, aged 8+.

Wednesday 10th August

10 am – 1 pm – Paint your own canvas, £25 per child. Bring a photo or a favourite picture. 10 years+.

Thursday 11th August

10 am – 3 pm – Clay Sculpture Workshop,  working with armature wire mounted on a wooden base.                Bring your own packed lunch,  £30 per child, 10+ years.

Friday 12th August

10 am – 12 noon – Dolly Dress Making Workshop, includes doll, £25 per child, 7+ years.

1 pm – 3 pm – Dolly Dress Making Workshop, includes doll, £25 per child, 7+ years.

Week 4: Monday 15th August – Friday 19th August

Arts and Crafts Club – Monday 8th to Friday 12th, 10 am – 11.30 am and 1 pm – 2.30 pm
£7.50 per session, per child or £6 if all 5 sessions booked. Children only aged 7 +

Week 5: Monday 22nd August – Friday 26th August

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Sand Art Drop In Sessions Now After School Too!

Due to popular demand,  Kids Bee Happy Sand Art Sessions will take place on Thursdays between 4 pm and 5 pm so older kids can now have a go after school!  Sessions will also continue on Tuesdays from 10 am – 11 am.

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Sand art is bright, colourful tactile fun, and with the huge range of colours available, no two pictures will ever be the same.  Your child’s pictures will be as individual as they are.

Every child receives a welcome pack with a folder to bring to every session they attend.  There’s special offers for parents, stickers, free to enter competitions and lots more.

It costs just £5 per child per session.

Special Offer – Why not bring a friend along to a session.  Pay for one place and get another half price!

Click here to book!

Walking in a Winter Wonderland Exhibition

Winter Wonderlandpolar bearCome take a walk through our Winter Wonderland and see our students work on display, information on classes and workshops will be available too!

Christmas arts and crafts sessions run throughout our exhibition times too. Lots of craft activities to choose from.  We’ve got individual craft packs available. Choose from festive decoupage, sew felt ornaments, do some ceramic painting – maybe make a gift for loved ones, or make ornaments, the choice is yours. All packs are individually priced, either sit and make them in the studio in our Christmassy atmosphere, or take them home.  Packs start from just £2, pocket money prices!

We’ll also have a table full of free activities, so come along and have a go!

The event takes place on Sunday 6th December from 2 pm – 6 pm at The Art Academy and is open to all, students, families and anyone who wants to come and enjoy a fantastic exhibition of all our students hard work and effort.

Take a look at some of the hard work that’s been taking place:

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Book a party with The Art Academy Portsmouth!

The Art Academy Portsmouth offers some great Party Packages.

Our Studio can be booked for parties between our usual timetabled classes,
You can have a maximum of 8 children. (price is the same for less than 8)

Times available for parties to be held:-
Tuesdays 4-7pm
Fridays 6-9pm
Saturdays 4-6pm
And some Sundays

Choose one Category and one age group

Ceramic Painting 6-8yrs 8-12yrs 12+ Adults

Create and Make (crafting with fabric) 6-8yrs 8-12yrs 12-15yrs 16+ Adults

Fashion Designing (2 hrs) 8-10yrs 10-12yrs 12-15yrs 16+*

Fashion Designing and photoshoot 12-15yrs 16+**

Sew Cool (Using our sew cool machines) 6-8yrs

Stitch n Bitch Adult Themed

Pottery “Pinch pot” method 6-8yrs

Pottery “Coil” method 8yrs+

Woodcraft 6-8yrs 8-10yrs 10+

Bonkers for beads 6-8yrs 8-10yrs 10-12yrs 12-15yrs 16+

See party folder for more information on what we offer.

All parties are run by the academy staff and are CRB/DBS checked.
Each party will be 1 hour 30 minutes long (fashion design 2 hours)
Each child will receive a goodie bag and certificate to take home as well as their creations too.

COST

£150 per party (price is the same for less than 8)
* Fashion Designing £200
** Fashion Designing and a Photoshoot £300

Please note: NO FOOD IS ALLOWED IN THE STUDIO…McDONALDS is 5 minutes walk away 🙂

WANT MORE INFORMATION?

Pop in to see Donna and have a look at our party packages folder.

Summer Workshops

If your children are missing their routine, or you simply want them to have some fun activities to do, then why not book onto one of our fantastic summer workshops?

Junk RobotsWe’ve got lots planned to suit boys and girls – so have a look through our timetable below and pick something you think they’ll enjoy.  The sessions run Monday – Friday throughout the holidays from 10 am – 12 noon, and all cost £6.50 including materials.  To book all you need to do is drop in to the studio or call 07985 777 293 or message us through our Facebook page. Payment in full secures your child’s place.

Summer Crafts

THURSDAY 30th July – Sock Puppet Madness

FRIDAY 31st July – Windmills and Wind chimes

MONDAY 3rd August – Happy Potters Pottery fun

TUESDAY 4th August  – Bonkers for Beads Jewellery making

WEDNESDAY 5th August – Wood craft  workshop

THURSDAY 6th August –  Mermaid and Dragon Art, pencils and paint.

FRIDAY 7th August –  Seaside Arts and Crafts

MONDAY 10th August – Wood Craft

TUESDAY 11th August  – Decoupage Decorating

WEDNESDAY 12th August – Modelling dough/clay  workshop

THURSDAY 13th August –  Mask Making

FRIDAY 14th August –  Windmills and Wind Chimes

MONDAY 17th August –  Design a dream catcher

TUESDAY 18th August –  Fun with fabric paint

WEDNESDAY 19th August – Make your own no sew Tutu

THURSDAY 20th August – Bonkers for Beads

FRIDAY 21st August – Wood Craft

MONDAY 24th August – Make a cushion cover

TUESDAY 25th August – Summer garden Arts

WEDNESDAY 26th August – Sock puppet madness

THURSDAY 27th August – Basket weaving

Make a Teacher’s Thank You Present

It’s nearly the summer holidays, and the kids are looking forward to the end of term. Children often grow attached to their teachers and want to thank them, and what better way than by making them something personal.  Why not drop in to The Art Academy any time before the end of term between 10 am – 8pm Monday to Fridaythank you teacher.

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