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Our local coastal wildlife : an introduction

Join local conservationist and tour guide Liza Cole for a seasonal exploration of Berwickshire’s coastal wildlifeThis course by Liza Cole will run for 5 sessions over 5 months to reflect the changing seasons on our coastline. Each highly illustrated session will run for 90 minutes to include a break and time for questions. No previous … Continue reading "Our local coastal wildlife : an introduction"

£22.50

Introduction to Drawing Architecture: Finding Clues

Conference Rooms, YHA Dewar’s Lane, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

We cover how to identify different architectural eras by looking for clues, and portray those decorations within your own artwork. In three sessions we cover how to identify different architectural eras by looking for clues, an insight into how you can portray those decorations within your own artwork, and also, how to place more complicated … Continue reading "Introduction to Drawing Architecture: Finding Clues"

£47.00

Stars and Constellations

A short course in practical and theoretical astronomy focussing on different stars, constellations and astronomical themes each week.A short course in astronomy by Dr. Adrian Jannetta Week 1: Orion, the Hunter The constellation Orion is prominent in the southern sky immediately after sunset. In this presentation you’ll learn about the brightest stars: Betelgeuse and Rigel. … Continue reading "Stars and Constellations"

£15.00

An Introduction to Ancient Eastern Civilisations

The Ancient Eastern Civilisations are those which rose in the Aegean and Mesopotamian regions in the period 3400BP to 1200BPThis is a course of six lectures by Prof Maria Chester on Thursdays at 4 pm.The Ancient Eastern Civilisations are those which rose in the Aegean and Mesopotamian regions: they are linked to what is known … Continue reading "An Introduction to Ancient Eastern Civilisations"

£18.00

An Introduction to Paleography

William Elder Building 56-58 Castlegate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

Reading historic documents from local archive materialThis is a series of 6 two-hour classes, led by Linda Bankier, Berwick Archivist, which will take place on Tuesdays from 10am to 12 noon in the William Elder Building. You can read our COVID precautions for in-person classes here. Attendance is limited to 16 people.This course will help … Continue reading "An Introduction to Paleography"

£36.00

The Art of the Foundling Hospital Collection

William Elder Building 56-58 Castlegate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

The course will consider key themes in the collection and their relevance to the work of the Foundling HospitalThis series of three lectures by Madeleine Ravetta is an exploration of Britain’s oldest Public art collection which was originally made up of donations from the foremost artists of the 18th Century, such as Willam Hogarth, Thomas … Continue reading "The Art of the Foundling Hospital Collection"

£18.00

Introduction to Drawing Architecture: Townscapes

Conference Rooms, YHA Dewar’s Lane, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

We look at how we can create successful and dynamic compositions of what seem on first appearances, to be quite complicated townscapesYour tutor is Gail Wareham, who won ‘Best in Show’ at the Art & Framing Industry Awards for her architectural representation of a Venetian staircase. You can see Gail's work by visiting her website http://www.gailwareham.com. … Continue reading "Introduction to Drawing Architecture: Townscapes"

£47.00

Wildlife Cruise to St Abb’s Head

RNLI Eyemouth Lifeboat Station Harbour, Eyemouth, East Lothian

Wildlife spotting boat trip from Eyemouth to St Abbs with local conservationist and guide Liza ColeCruise along the spectacular Berwickshire coastline to St Abb’s Head. Experienced guide, Liza Cole, will be on hand to tell you all about the seabirds, seals and any other wildlife we may encounter on the journey, as well as the … Continue reading "Wildlife Cruise to St Abb’s Head"

£32.50

Rubbing, scratching, etching, engraving: the printed line in the 20th c

Henry Travers Studio The Maltings, Eastern Lane, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

We explore the printing techniques used in the work of over fifty internationally known artists currently on display in the Granary GalleryMatisse, Picasso, Kokoshka, Giacometti, Auerbach, Vasarely: from France to Russia and from Italy to England...all of them are well-known and instantly recognised as leaders or part of a 20th century art movement. All of … Continue reading "Rubbing, scratching, etching, engraving: the printed line in the 20th c"

£6.00