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Mitzi Cunliffe (1918 - 2006): Man-Made Fibres

Public Art Short: Hidden Threads - Textile Tour

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Date: Wednesday 25 May 2016

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 12:45 - 1:15

Cost: Free, no booking required

A short walk with Public Art Officer Nicola Stephenson

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Join Nicola for a tour of some of the public art works on campus which have a less obvious but particular relationship with the themes of 2016's Yorkshire Year of the Textile. Highlights of the walk will included permanent works, such as the works by William Chattaway, here through the patronage of Stanley Burton of the Burton tailoring family.

Sketch Club

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Date: Friday 27 May 2016

Location: Meet at The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 12:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free, drop-in activity

Drop in and draw with us every Friday afternoon in the Gallery.

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Whether you can stay for ten minutes or the full three hours, the free Gallery Sketch Club is open to everyone and all materials will be provided.

Each week, we will have a different 'Friday Focus' so you can pull up a stool and enjoy looking at works you may never have noticed before.

Use your time to hone your sketching skills, chat with fellow art appreciators or simply indulge your creativity in a calm, inspiring atmosphere.

No need to book in advance. Just turn up and draw!

Sculptural Interpretations: Hand-built Ceramics Workshop

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Date: Saturday 28 May 2016

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 13:30 - 16:00

Cost: £12.50, booking required

Join Sunderland-based ceramic artist Mark Burns Cassell to take part in this exciting interpretive workshop.

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Take inspiration from the Gallery's Michael Lyons: Freeze Frame sculptural exhibition to create interpreted sculptural hand built pieces. During this ceramic workshop the focus will be on texture, scale and concepts of 'void spaces' in your work.

At the end of the session Mark will take all work produced to his studio for kiln firing, to be returned to the gallery for participants to take home with them.

Suitable for ages 16 +

Please note there is a £12.50 charge for this workshop, all materials will be provided.

To book your place, please visit our online booking system:


For further information please contact the Gallery by email: gallery@leeds.ac.uk or telephone: (0113) 343 2778