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Summer at Stotfold Summer and District at Children's Centre Summer at will Stotfold be busy and with District the following events taking Children's Centre Stotfold and District Children's Centre will be busy with the place: following events taking will be busy with the following events taking place: place: For more information on any of the above please contact the team on 01462 730623 info@stotfoldanddistrictchildrenscentre.co.uk For more information on any of the above please contact the team on www.stotfoldanddistrictchildrenscentre.co.uk 01462 730623 We look forward to seeing you! info@stotfoldanddistrictchildrenscentre.co.uk For more information on any of the above please contact the team on www.stotfoldanddistrictchildrenscentre.co.uk 01462 730623 info@stotfoldanddistrictchildrenscentre.co.uk We look forward to seeing you! www.stotfoldanddistrictchildrenscentre.co.uk Letchworth Settlement, July 2017 – Wots On? Chinese Brush Painting - Crash Technique Saturday 1st July from 10:00 to 16:00 Cost £38 This workshop is suitable for those with some experience of Chinese brush painting. This technique was developed in the Song dynasty in China and was used to represent the patina on bronze vessels and the texture of the bark on pine trees. Once mastered, it can be applied to large leaves, vases, branches, flowers and landscapes. Icing animals and more We look forward to seeing Thursday 13th you! Jul from 19:15 to 21:15 The Ideal City - the Thoughts Behind the Planning from Renaissance Italy to the Modern Age Friday 7th Jul from 10:00 to 12:00 Cost £9 The ideology of a perfect city first came to popularity in Renaissance Italy. Cities such as Ferrara, Urbino and Pienza were all structured developments built on existing cities. In this talk our experienced tutor Annalisa Conway discusses the evolution of the ideal city in Renaissance Italy and delves into the architecture that ‘the Ideal City’ inspired in the following centuries. Cost £20 including materials This sugar craft workshop is for those who want to be taught how to make icing animals, perfect to top birthday cakes and cupcakes. From penguins, dogs, monkeys to birds, this workshop will guide you through. Within two hours you will learn basic modelling and sugar craft techniques and how to effectively use colourings to create the perfect result. Enjoy crafting and a slice of cake with our tutor Tracey! Twilight Talk Field Notes – Textile Art & Music with Matthew Harris July 21st –Doors open at 7.30pm for 7.45pm Tickets are priced at £10 which includes a glass of wine. The colourful worlds of textiles and music creatively collide together during a special ‘twilight talk’ with the celebrated textile artist Matthew Harris. Inspired by ancient maps in Shrewsbury the talk takes you through a symbiotic collaboration by composer Howard Skempton and Matthew Harris. If you have an interest in music, textiles or walking this talk may well appeal. Tickets available to all these events via our office on 01462 682828 or via our website www.letchworthsettlement.org.uk 14 on the button issue 59 July 2017 | 01462 834265 | onthebutton.online@gmail.com | www.on-the-button.co.uk