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The Saturday Art Club has been a feature of the Chapel Gallery since it was established in 2001. Professional artists facilitate the Art Club, which is planned and developed in partnership with the Gallery.

We now have an additional Art Club based in the Sandy Lane Centre, Skelmersdale. For more information on the Sandy Lane Art Club, please see below.

Chapel Gallery: Young Explorers, Age 8 12

A group for young people who want to explore their imaginations!

Facilitated by professional artists who will help you develop your skills and creativity.

 

Chapel Gallery: Creative Explorers, Age 13 18

This is for young people who have already identified a keen interest, offering a greater challenge and skill-based approach in visual arts.

 

Sandy Lane Centre: Young Explorers, Age 8 – 12

A group for young people who want to explore their imaginations!

Facilitated by professional artists who will help you develop your skills and creativity.

 

Venue: Unit 63, Sandy Lane Centre, Skelmersdale, Lancashire WN8 8LH
Dates: Starts Saturday 14 May for 6 alternate Saturdays: 28 May,
11 June, 25 June, 9 July, 23 July.
Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm.
Cost: £5 per session.

 

If you'd like to attend the Sandy Lane Art Club, please download, complete and return the forms below:


Registration Form.doc

Booking Form.doc

 

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Aims of the Saturday Art Club are:
• provide greater access for young people to the visual arts within West Lancashire.
• enable young people to work with professional artists and educators.
• develop the creativity, skills and interests of young people.
• provide an exciting and fun learning environment.
• opportunity to gain accreditation for the skills they have developed.


The Art Club Sessions

Morning Session: 10am – 12 noon.
Afternoon Session: 1 – 3pm.
Sandy Lane Sessions: 1.30 - 3.30pm.

Information for Parents/Carers
Click here to download useful info: Information for Parents/Carers

Fees
Chapel Gallery Young Explorers 7.50 per child per session
Chapel Gallery Creative Explorers 10.50 per child per session
Sandy Lane Centre Young Explorers £5 per child per session
• Fees are payable in blocks of at least 4 sessions in advance. Discounts are available for early payment.

The Art Club is a non-profit making service. The fees allow us to employ a professional Artist to facilitate the workshops and provide a range of materials.

Please note: Art Club staff are only responsible for your child/children’s welfare between the session times stated only on the session days.

Arts Awards Accreditation SchemeThe Chapel Gallery is now a registered centre for the Arts Council England, Arts Awards Accreditation Scheme. These awards are aimed at young people between the ages of 11 – 25 years old and are a step forward in developing their artistic skills and beginning a fruitful career in the Arts. The Awards can be taken at bronze, silver and gold level, these correspond to the levels 1, 2 and 3 on the National Qualifications Framework. Young people continue through the awards to become Art Leaders and explore employment options.

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Booking a place
If you are interested in booking a place please contact:
Chapel Gallery, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QR
Telephone: 01695 571328
Email: jenni.ashcroft@westlancs.gov.uk