June Newsletter


Well, hello there!

How have you all been?

We have another Work Experience student with us this month and he has very kindly put a short newsletter together for us. Take it away, Oliver!

June Newsletter

Here is an update on what is happening up at West Studios in June.

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Life Drawing with John King

As always we have another amazing set of evening sessions with John King coming up, these sessions will take place on both the 1st Tuesday & 3rd Wednesday of every month (you choose which you would like to attend). Join John in his working studio as he guides you through portraiture in various media as you develop and progress with your skills in his tuition. Each session costs £17.50 and runs from 6pm - 9pm.

If you do wish to attend these sessions, please contact John King by email: John@wallspacevisualarts.co.uk or by phone: 07795804793.

West Studios Summer Workshop Event

Our West Studios Summer Event will include a range of workshops with Petit Booche, Sombrero Printmaking, Sparky Ink Studio, Ray Castleton and many more to be confirmed.  

It will be taking place on Saturday 17th August 10am until 3pm at West studios, Sheffield Road, Chesterfield, S41 7LL. 

The prices are from £7.50 - £12 per session; please book your place early so you are guaranteed a place in these sessions.  

And any enquiries or questions please contact us by email: hello@weststudios.co.uk or by phone: 01246 500799

More details to follow…

More details to follow…

Pomegranate Youth Theatre

The Pomegranate Youth Theatre & Gekkota Arts offer weekly drama workshops at a low cost. If you love acting and preforming this is suitable for you, all participants will develop a range of performance skills within these workshops, including physicality, script, confidence, improvisation and movement. Even if you do not want to take part but love drama why not come down and watch these mind blowing performances.

Here are a few performances that will be taking place

If you have any enquiries about upcoming events and where they take place, please visit their website to learn about everything you need to know.

Derbyshire Young Artist of the Year

Chesterfield college launched their yearly competition where they find out who the next Derbyshire Young Artist of the Year is.

This year, students from Year 4 and Year 13 were invited to have fun and produce a painting, photography, collage or sculpture on the theme “Environment and Me” .

The judging is currently underway and we can’t wait to see who is successful!

The finalist’s artwork will be exhibited in West Studios professional gallery space to inspire and share the wonderful piece to students and members of the public. The young artists will also be invited to a special ceremony where the winners will be announced and presented with prizes to congratulate them on their hard work.

Without Malice or Ill Will; a play by Ray Castleton

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Come and join to see a story about a man working as a coal miner and then becoming a police officer 10 years later, he then faces his old friends across the picket lines during the year-long strike and has to face a dilemma of facing the choice between family, friends, community and the duty to his oath and uniform.

Come down to West Studios to purchase tickets to this wonderful play, tickets will be £10.00 and the play will be on the Wednesday 19th June 2019 and located at the recital room at Chesterfield College with entrance via West Studios.

The start time will be 7.30pm.

Give us a call if you need any further information or to purchase some tickets.

Contact & Tickets: 01246 500799     We do hope to see you there.

Courses starting in September 2019

Here are some courses that will be starting in September 2019 up at West Studios, even if you want to pick up a new skill or if you having been working in the industry for years these courses are fit for you and anyone else at any level (Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced)

Here are the courses we offer through West Studios:

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Video Editing
Visual Effects
Studio Photography
Clothing Making and Design

To find out any dates, prices and any other information that has not been mentioned please click the links above and they will take you to the courses we offer.

…last, but not least…

West Studios Shop has had a little move around

Just a quick update, the West Studios shop has had a little move around and also stocked up on amazing goods, we hope to see you come down and browse the wonderful things we sell and we hope you enjoy the rest of your day.

Thanks, Oliver!

Chatty and informative, I’m sure you’ll agree.

The boy done good!