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The Creative Dimension Trust: COVID-19 Update

 

WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT 4th JUNE 2020

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 SUMMER AND 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: ARCHITECTURAL MODEL MAKING

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects, London
Two Model Making workshops will run over the course of two weeks with a place for only one student at each workshop. Applications for this course are now closed. Interviews will be arranged for those interested in attending this workshop. First workshop 20th July – 24th July 2020 Second workshop 27th July – 31st July 2020

2020: PARTNER A CONSERVATOR

Windsor Castle, Berkshire
This workshop will run for five days from Monday 27th July 2020 until Friday 31st July 2020. There are only 4 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. The application deadline will be the end of June, as interviews will need to be arranged for those interested in attending this workshop.  

2020: PENWORK – ONLINE

Online
This online workshop will run for five days from Monday 27th July 2020 until Friday 31st July 2020. There are only 10 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. Students will develop art works that they can make at home and to add to their portfolios.   Apply until 20/07/2020.

2020: Embroidery – Online

Online
This online workshop will run from Monday 27th July 2020 until Friday 31st July 2020. There are only 8 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. Apply until 20/07/2020.

2020: UPHOLSTERY – Online

Online
This online workshop will run from Monday 3rd August 2020 until Friday 7th August 2020. There are only 4 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.   Apply until 27/07/2020.

2020: Weave It! Weave It! – Online

Online
This online workshop will run from Monday 3rd August 2020 until Friday 7th August 2020. There are only 8 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. Apply until 27/07/2020.

2020: THEATRICAL MASK MAKING – Online

Online
This workshop will run for five days from Monday 10th August 2020 until Friday 14th August 2020. There are only 8 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. Apply until 03/08/2020.

2020: GILDING ON TEXTILES – Online

Online
This workshop will run from Monday 10th August 2020 until Friday 14th August 2020. There are only 8 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. Apply until 03/08/2020.

2020: PUPPET MAKING – ONLINE

Online
This online workshop will run from Monday 17th August 2020 until Friday 21st August 2020. There are only 8 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. Apply until 10/08/2020.

2020: Geometric Drawing – Online

Online
This online workshop will run from Monday 24th August 2020 to Friday 28th August 2020. There are only 10 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. Apply until 17/08/2020.

2020: Stencilling – Online

Online
This online workshop will run from Monday 24th August 2020 to Friday 28th August 2020. There are only 8 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. Apply until 17/08/2020.

2020: WOOD TURNING

Building Crafts College, London
NEW DATES. This workshop will now run over the October half term from Monday 26th October 2020 until Friday 30th October 2020 from 10am to 4:30pm. There are only 5 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. Apply until 19/10/2020.

2020: STONE CARVING

Building Crafts College, London
NEW DATES. This workshop will now run over the October half term from Monday 26th October 2020 until Friday 30th October 2020 from 10am to 4:30pm. There are only 12 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. Apply until 19/10/2020.

2020: MARBLING

Dulwich College, London
New Dates. This workshop will run for one week from Monday 26th October 2020 until Friday 30th October 2020. There are only 10 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. Apply until 19/10/2020.

2020: SIGNWRITING ON SKATEBOARDS

Dulwich College, London
NEW DATES. This workshop will now run from Monday 26th October 2020 until Friday 30th October 2020. There are only 12 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. Apply until 19/10/2020.

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. Apply until 02/11/2020.
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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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