The Poly

24 Church St, Falmouth : 01326 319461
The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society

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Workshops // Coming up // Create and Bloom - Making Workshops with Aspire Arts
23 March

Create and Bloom - Making Workshops with Aspire Arts

Aspire Arts, in response to the Arts Council initiative 'Get Creative', will run flower making workshops at the Poly, as part of Falmouth's Spring Festival. You can come for an hour or all day to create blooms from recycled materials. Qualified artist educators will help you stick, sew and construct colourful, intricate, delicate, theatrical, and covetable flora. The results will form a colourful display around the vicinity of The Poly. The workshop is for anyone who wants to explore their own creativity. No prior knowledge of making required.

 The workshops are on Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd at:




but feel free to just drop in or stay all day!

To book, please follow this link: .


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

This workshop is open to all ages and abilities.


What can I bring into the event?

We will be using recyled materials, donations of plastic bottles and colourful fabrics / plastic sheet / ribbon / waterproof adhesive and plant canes would be gratefully received. Bright spring colours favoured.


Aspire Arts :

Organiser of Create and Bloom


Aspire Arts is Jane Chetwynd and Sarah Hayes who are passionate about supporting aspiring artists and designers and through Careers Advice, Portfolio advice  and Short Art Courses they aim to support learners in developing their visual and critical thinking. They run courses in schools, at art centers and in other culturally relevant venues. 

Jane has  an MA in Contemporary Fine Arts, a BA Hons in Textiles Fashion and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has extensive experience within the FE & HE Arts Education sector specialising in Art and Design.

Sarah has an MA in Creative Education and a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy and has extensive experience within the FE & HE Arts Education sector specialising in Art and Design.


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