Past events

OutHouse: Create a Shoal at Southside Shopping Centre

19 April 2014

11:00am – 4:00pm

11am - 4pmFree drop in workshop for all ages.On the Saturday 19th April, art and architecture practise DPQ will be running a free drop in workshop for people of all ages to come at Southside Shopping Centre.  …

OutHouse: Southside Toddle - A Photographic Exhibition in Southside Shopping Centre

5 April 2014&emdash;6 April 2014

11:00am – 4:00pm

11am - 4pmFree, drop in event for all ages.On the 5th and 6th April, an empty shop unit in Southside Shopping Centre will become a photographic hub, complete with a photographic exhibition, hands on workshop …

Sunday Social: Mother Tongue

30 March 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

12 noon - 4pmTransfer everyday phrases into typographical patterns to make an imaginative and colourful piece of art.On Mother's Day, create a unique picture to take home using with various printing techniques.   Celebrate…

Sunday Social: Body Narratives

23 March 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

12 noon - 4pmJoin artist Tanya Kaprielian and experiment with different mark making and drawing techniques.  Capture movement and explore how we use our body to draw; move quickly, move big, move slowly - what different marks…

Sunday Social: I always wanted to be….

16 March 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

12noon - 4pmI always wanted to be.....a super hero with the ability to be invisible …...someone who could fly through the sky and do their homework by winking their eye! In this workshop we can be anything! …

Printed Interior

15 March 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

Inviting adults to drop in to a skills based workshops with artist collective Think Make Do.  Join Think Make Do to explore different printing techniques with a choice of two free workshops.Handprinted LampshadesUsing a variety of hand…

Sunday Social: Henna Tattoos

9 March 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

12noon - 4pmDraw inspiration by Patel’s Eva Series, a create your own henna tattoo.  Combine traditional henna patterns with comic book images, and create your own henna print on fabric to take home.Free drop…

Sunday Social: Word of Mouth

2 March 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

12noon - 4pmDo your words define you?An opportunity to explore art and language through sound and spoken word. In this drop in session, join spoken word artist Yussef Mrabty and be challenged to rediscover language and your…

Gallery Event: Hetain Patel Artist Talk

1 March 2014

2:00pm – 3:00pm

2 - 3pmHetain reveals the thought processes behind his work and explains how items displayed in the Reading Project have influenced his creativity.…

Sunday Social: Who am I?

23 February 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

12noon - 4pmFancy a bit of illustration?   Join artist Eleanor Shipman to explore inventive collage and illustration techniques, and apply them to create your own self-portrait to take home.   Drawing on symbolic imagery from your own life,…

Sunday Social: Unravel

16 February 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

12noon - 4pmUnravel is an epic project that will create a hand painted film that correlates in length with the 874 miles between John O'Groats and Land's End - taking each metre between these two edges of mainland…

Gallery Event : Advice Archive

15 February 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

12noon - 4pmThink you know better? Or did you always take good advice?Inviting adults to enjoy a cup of tea and illustrate your own alternative Advice Cards with artist Eleanor Shipman.  Join Eleanor to share…

Teacher’s Private View

10 February 2014

3:30pm – 5:30pm

3.30pm - 5.30pmThe Pump House Gallery is delighted to host a private view dedicated for teachers of Hetain Patel's exhibition 'At Home'.   Alongside our exhibitions, the gallery offer workshops and tours for schools…

Sunday Social: Motion Picture

9 February 2014

12:00pm – 4:00pm

12noon - 4pmJoin artist Matthew Kay and use LEDs and photography to turn yourself into a kinetic sculpture. Drop in and build body extensions covered in LED lights.  Attach onto your fingers, legs, arms, and…

Christmas Do

22 December 2013

11:30am – 3:30pm

11.30am - 3.30pmClosing the year, this final workshop with creative Think Make Do will bring a celebration of the holidays with activities for everyone and Christmas treat.  Drop in and create a scarf to take home using…

Christmas Craft

15 December 2013

11:30am – 3:30pm

11.30am - 3.30pmEscape the Christmas shopping and join local creative hub The Old School for the opportunity to create presents with your friends and family.…

Stitching Wood

8 December 2013

12:00pm – 4:00pm

Join us for a fantastic embroidery wood workshop with artist Ella Robinson. Learn how to embroider using beautiful driftwood and colourful threads to create wonderful, thrifty Christmas gifts!…

Open to All!

1 December 2013

11:00am – 3:00pm

Get creative and meet local artists on our first workshop of December in preparation for the holidays. Perfect to start making your presents. …

Not everyday

10 November 2013

11:30am – 3:30pm

On the final day of the exhibition Everyday Objects, artist Jason Taylor will be in and sharing his work.  Learn how to design and create your own quirky sculpture from everyday object. …

Diwali Mobiles

3 November 2013

12:00pm – 4:00pm

Join us on Diwali for a workshop celebrating light and colour.  Artist Helen Bridges will be sharing techniques in transforming acetate, recycled plastic and everyday office stationary into colourful and bright sculptural mobiles.    …