The friendly team at The Artworks will run a range of practical art activities to inspire you with new ideas and techniques to enrich a creative curriculum!

Refreshments and materials will be provided.

·       Increase your skills and confidence in teaching Art and Design

·       Learn practical art techniques that can support subjects across the curriculum.

Discover innovative ways of using materials you already have in school.

·       Gain ideas for extension and development and creative ways of displaying artwork.

·       See examples of art projects run in other schools

·       Tour of building, including Artist’s Studios.

·       Receive written resources to take back to school

·       Discover how The Artworks can support you and your school through projects, workshops and staff training.

Some of the activities may be messy, so please wear suitable clothes.

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If coming from Halifax town centre, go past the B+M store on your left and up Shaw Hill towards the Shay Football Stadium. Opposite the entrance to the Shay, you will see a tower block on your left. Turn left here onto Simmonds Lane. Ahead, you will see a tall chimney, which reads ‘Shaw Lodge Mills’. 

Keep following the road round and you will see the entrance to our car park up to the right. You can park here and walk down the steps, or carry on and hope for a free parking space outside The Artworks, although it can be tricky to turn around, if these are taken. There are 4 parking bays outside our main entrance.

We look forward to seeing you soon!