Events, classes and workshops

EVENTS

Summer Serenades at Williamson Art Gallery. The concerts are every Sunday at 2pm and are free but donations welcomed.

    09.08 Richard Casey, piano
    16.08 Perri & Neil, voice & guitar
    23.08 Tom Verity, clarinet
    30.08 Heather Heighway, soprano
Venue: Williamson Art Gallery and Museum

Saturday Morning Family Drop in Workshops
We will be running family workshops so come, have fun and get messy with Pamela Sullivan, our artist in residence. 11am –3pm in the Art Room at the Williamson FREE
Dates: 8/8/15, 22/8/15, 12/9/15, 26/9/15, 10/10/15, 24/10/2015, 7/11/15, 21/11/15, 5/12/15, 12/12/15 (possibly also 31st of October and 28th of November)
Venue: Williamson Art Gallery and Museum

Summer Art Workshops with Wirral Methodist Housing and the Friends of the Williamson returns to the Williamson Art Gallery in August for a fourteenth year, four lead artists will present a different take on the theme for 4 mornings throughout August for children aged 8-15. To book in FREE for blocks of 4 sessions, Tuesdays to Fridays 10:15am to 12:30pm at The Williamson Art Gallery, Slatey Road, Birkenhead. CH43 4UE Tel: Cathy on 0151 652 2192 or Email: FriendsWilliamson@gmail.com
Venue: Williamson Art Gallery and Museum (VERY FEW PLACES LEFT)

Adult Art Classes
Autumn Drawing Classes
The course is designed for beginners, those who want to brush up on existing skills and also for those who just want a relaxing space to draw with the benefit of advice and support from the tutor and the group.  We will be using our specially designed and equipped art room for some sessions but will also be drawing on gallery and visiting other venues such as Birkenhead Priory, Lady Lever Gallery and exploring some of the events and happenings going on in Liverpool.

Autumn Painting Classes for All Abilities
The course is designed for beginners, those who want to brush up on existing skills and also for those who just want a relaxing space to create with the benefit of advice and support from the tutor and the group. We will be using our specially designed and equipped art room for some sessions but will also be working on gallery and visiting other venues such as Birkenhead Priory and Lady Lever Gallery

To book a place on either (or both courses) or for general enquiries contact Pamela Sullivan at The Williamson Art Gallery 0151 652 4177. pamelasullivan@wirral.gov.uk.
Cost: £50 for ten weekly sessions

Dates: The courses begins Thursday 24th September for ten weeks every Thursday

Times: 10am to 12 noon (Drawing), 1pm – 3pm (painting)

Venue: Williamson Art Gallery and Museum


Coming Soon Up for Crafts - Socks, Pin Cushions and Stories
A heritage project focusing on the women of WW1, their crafting skills and their unsung support for the troops on the frontline, working with BBC Radio Merseyside as part of Up for Arts output.
Date: 13/9/2015
Times: 11:00 - 15:00. Free.

Venue: Williamson Art Gallery


Birkenhead Priory
Summer Holiday activities

Block Stories

Build a papercraft Mineraft model and invent stories. Supported by SureStart, The National Lottery, Heritage Lottery Fund and Wirral Council.
Date: Friday mornings throughout the summer holidays
Venue: Birkenhead Priory
Times: 11am until 1pm

Puppet Making workshops

Come to the Priory to make a puppet with artist Jess Keeler.  Supported by SureStart, Heritage Lottery Fund and Wirral Council. FREE
Date: Friday Afternoons throughout the summer holidays
Venue: Birkenhead Priory
Times: 2pm until 4pm

Event: Birkenhead Priory Craft Fair

Date: 25/10/15

Venue: Birkenhead Priory
Times: 11am – 5pm

Classes:
Birkenhead Priory stitch group, drawing on the rich history of the priory, participants will be taught various embroidery techniques which will be brought together in a collaborative exhibition at the end of the year. The course consists of ten workshops, that will take place once a month at Birkenhead Priory, these workshops are free and all materials are provided. This group is full but will reopen in MAY 2016 for ten sessions.
Venue: Birkenhead Priory

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