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2023 Work Experience Opportunities

The Creative Dimension Trust is very excited to announce that our Work Experience Programme is being relaunched in 2023.     From January 2023, TCDT will reboot the work experience programme halted by COVID-19. Opportunities include: Architecture with Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architecture with Allies & Morrison Architecture...

2023 Lectures

The Creative Dimension Trust is excited to announce our next unique lecture, Ceremony and Splendour – A History of Coronation Dress and Jewels.   ROYAL COLLECTION TRUST / © HIS MAJESTY KING CHARLES III 2022 Hosted by The Deputy Surveyor of The King's Works of Art, Caroline de...

TCDT Mini Foundation Courses

In Autumn 2022, 11 students and 3 teachers from Maria Fidelis School in Kings Cross, London will participate in TCDT’s first mini foundation course. Lead by TCDT tutors, world-renowned fresco painter Sarah Hocombe and decorative surface conservator/artist Jane Wallis, students and teachers will learn skills in...

TCDT Transferable Skills – Science

In the final episode of our transferable skills series, we spoke to Carol Gamble, Head of Science at Maria Fidelis FCJ Catholic School in London, about how the skills students learn during a wide variety of The Creative Dimension Trust (TCDT) workshops can be applied to...

TCDT Transferable Skills – Medicine

In this second instalment of our transferable skills blog series, we spoke to Dr Roger Kneebone to hear more about how the skills learned by students who participate in The Creative Dimension Trust (TCDT) workshops can be applied to further studies and careers in medicine. After many years as...

TCDT Transferable Skills – Architecture

In this exciting new blog series, we hear from experts about how many of the skills learned by students who participate in The Creative Dimension Trust (TCDT) workshops are applicable to their area of work. In the first episode of the series, we spoke to Peter Morris, co-founder...

2021: Stone Carving and Wood Turning

In 2021, two exciting workshops were held at the Building Crafts College in London. Some students worked with renowned stone carver, Nancy Peskett, to produce wonderful stone carved pieces while others learned the craft of wood turning. [embed]https://youtu.be/SHeRmjBbJlE[/embed] See photos from the Wood Turning workshop here, and...

2021: Enamelling and Flower Making with Metal

In this workshop, students were taught techniques including shaping, bending, hammering, sawing, soldering, texturing and enamelling. Materials used included silver, copper and brass. Enamel is a material made by fusing powdered glass to a substrate by firing, usually between 750 and 850 °C. The powder melts,...

2021: From Dream to Product

During this multidisciplinary, four day workshop at Zone Creations in London, students designed and made perspex candlesticks which were used as part of the window display at Fortnum & Mason in September 2021. [embed]https://youtu.be/mqnsqRYw5XY[/embed] See photos from the workshop here....