APPLY FOR WORKSHOPS

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APPLY FOR WORKSHOPS

The Creative Dimension Trust: COVID-19 Update

 

The Creative Dimension Trust Workshop Programme is continuing to evolve with Covid-19 developments.

 

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR A FULL AND VARIED PROGRAM OF AUTUMN WORKSHOPS.

Free 5-day workshops are offered either online or at venues with social distancing.

Online courses will run for 5 days and will consist of a series of demonstrations and one to one tuition with some of the best craft specialists in the UK.
You will use your time offline to create your own work.

 

TCDT won’t let COVID-19 stop your creative development, learning and fun.

We want to help you continue building your portfolio during these uncertain times.

We all need to stay positive, engaged and motivated.

 


 

Aged 14-19? 

Looking for pathways towards careers working with your hands?

We have some amazing opportunities for you!

Scroll down for further details of individual workshops. 

Eligibility Criteria can be found at the bottom of this page.  

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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

2020: MARBLING – ONLINE

Online
New Dates & Venue Change. This online workshop will run for four days from Monday 26th October 2020 until Thursday 29th October 2020. There are only 10 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.

2020: Jewellery Making

The Goldsmiths’ Centre, London
This workshop will run on Saturdays for five weeks from Saturday 7th November 2020 until Saturday 5th  December 2020. There are only 12 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.

2020: Weaving – Online

Online
This workshop will run on Saturdays for four weeks from Saturday 14th November 2020 until Saturday 5th  December 2020. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. Apply until 11/11/2020.

2021: Embroidery – Online

Online
This workshop will run on Saturdays for five weeks from Saturday 6th February 2021 until Saturday 6th  March 2021. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. Apply until 03/02/2021.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA, SELECTION, AND APPLICATIONS

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be

    • 14 years old prior to the beginning of the workshop, and not older than 19 years old for its duration. Please note that for some workshops you must be 16. See individual workshop pages for details.  
    • Able to make their own way to and from the venue throughout the workshop.
    • Available for the entire day, every day, for the duration of the workshop (workshops tend to run from 9-5, with some variations on timing).

 

Selection Criteria

Applicants must demonstrate

    • Passion for working with their hands
    • Talent, creative flair, and good hand-eye co-ordination
    • Interest in pursuing further study or a career in the craft sector, or another field (e.g. architecture, engineering) where skills offered would be beneficial
    • Commitment to attend every day of the course and work hard throughout. If you do not attend every day of the workshop this may affect your chances of being invited to attend any further workshops. World-leading craft specialist are giving their time to teach and there are more applicants than places, so successful applicants have a responsibility to make the most of the course

 

Applications

  • Applications are assessed by the Trust on an individual basis, and all decisions are final.
  • We are unable to provide individual feedback for rejected applications. 
  • Incomplete applications will be automatically rejected. 
  • Your personal statement should be between 250 - 500 words.
  • Decisions will be sent via email. Please ensure you check your email regularly, and that you also check your junk folder. 
  • If you are offered a place, but we do not hear from you within the deadline, your place may be given to somebody else.

 

Online Workshop Support

We are using Zoom to host our online workshops. To help make your experience as smooth as possible, see our Online Workshop Support page for workshop tips and answers to some frequently asked questions.

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