Adult Workshops

Latin for Beginners

Adult Day School with George Sharpley

Tuesday 5 December, 10-4pm

Join George Sharpley of the LATIN QVARTER and spend a day exploring Latin, the classical writers and their lives. Hear the language read aloud and read some ancient and medieval stories in Latin. George will present an introduction to how the language works, and discover Latin words behind so many English ones, all in one fun day.

George Sharpley is a Latin teacher and author of ‘The Complete Latin Course’ (Routledge 2014) and ‘Get Started in Latin’ (1997, latest ed. 2014). George presents courses in cathedrals and Roman sites around the country on Latin, Roman poets and Roman history. www.latinqvarter.co.uk

Cost: £45 per adult, £40 concessions and season ticket holders

Booking recommended, call 01285 655611 to book. Suitable for ages 16 and above

 

Calligraphy – Illuminated Lettering

Adult Workshop with Adele Dark

Thursday 22 February, 10-1pm

Explore book clasps and writing implements from the Corinium Museum collections. Be inspired by medieval art through objects and manuscripts. Why were medieval books so highly decorated inside and out? You will spend the morning working with artists Adele Dark to create your own illuminated letter and, in turn, learn about medieval design.

Adele Dark, Artist and Calligrapher, is a fully qualified teacher who has worked with museums, art centres and schools both in Jersey and the UK. Adele is member of the Society of Scribes and a printmaking graduate. Visit adeledark.squarespace.com

Cost: £25 per adult, £22 for season ticket holders

Booking essential, call 01285 655611 to book.

 

Creative Writing – Words as Images

Adult Workshop with Adele Dark

Thursday 15 March, 10.30-12.30pm

The poem by Beowulf was written by an Anglo Saxon, thousands of years ago. How would it be written today in the year 2017?  Soak up the life and times of the Anglo Saxons surrounded by objects displayed in the Anglo-Saxon gallery, then dip into this poem and create a poem of your own set in our times.

Adele Dark, Artist and Calligrapher, is a fully qualified teacher who has worked with museums, art centres and schools both in Jersey and the UK. Adele is member of the Society of Scribes and a printmaking graduate. Visit adeledark.squarespace.com

Cost: £20 per adult, £18 for season ticket holders

Booking essential, call 01285 655611 to book.