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Saturday Art Club 2015 - 2016

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The Saturday Art Club offers students in Year 10 and 11 the chance to enhance their creative skills, learn new art and design techniques and exhibit their work in London and at NTU.

  • From: Saturday 7 November 2015, 12 am
  • To: Saturday 2 July 2016, 12 am
  • Location: City site, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
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Students in Year 10 and 11 are invited to join the Saturday Art Club, which runs in conjunction with the Sorrell Foundation.

Over twenty three Saturday workshops, students will develop their creative skills in:

  • costume design
  • portraiture
  • architecture
  • jewellery design
  • experimental drawing
  • photography
  • laser cutting
  • typography
  • graphic design
  • screen printing
  • and much more.

At the end of the year, participants will also exhibit their work at Somerset House in London and as part of our Degree Show Festival here at NTU - all free of charge.

Throughout the year pupils will also attend a number of masterclasses with professional artists and designers at both the NTU City site and at Backlit Gallery, Nottingham.

This year students who attend the Saturday Art Club will have the chance to work towards their silver or bronze Arts Award.

The Saturday Art Club runs from November 2015 to July 2016, please see the programme tab above for more information about the dates and workshops.

This programme is a fantastic opportunity for young people to develop their creative skills, meet new people and be inspired by professional artists and designers.  For further information, please email Sarah Barkley or call +44 (0)115 848 6588.


DateWorkshop description
7 November 2015Introduction and theatrical costume design
14 November 2015Theatrical costume design and props
21 November 2015Portraiture and photography
29 November 2015 (Sunday)Trip to London
5 December 2015Architecture and visit to the 'In Place of Architecture exhibition at Bonington Gallery.
12 December 2015Architecture
9 January 2016Typography - text design
16 January 2016Experimental drawing and a visit to the 'Drawology' exhibition at Bonington Gallery.
23 January 2016Typography - text design part 2
30 January 2016Workshop with a professional artist at Backlit Gallery
6 February 2016Masterclass with a professional artist or designer at NTU
27 February 2016Graphic Design
5 March 2016Screen Printing 1
12 March 2016Screen Printing 2
19 March 2016Screen Printing 3
23 April 2016Creating final designs for London exhibition
30 April 2016Laser cutting
7 May 2016Ceramics
14 May 2016Puppets
21 May 2016Puppets
11 June 2016TBC
25 June 2016National Saturday Art Club exhibition at Somerset House, London.
2 July 2016Exhibition of work at NTU or Backlit Gallery, Nottingham. Students designs will be on sale to the public in the form of card and posters.

* Please note that this a provisional timetable.  Dates and workshops may change due to arrangements for the masterclasses.

Booking information

To book your place, please contact Sarah Barkley.

Location details


City site


Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street

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