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workshops and other training activities

Zero-Waste Origami Wallet/Purse Making workshop


Wed 11th September, 4pm – 6.30pm
POP Space, Piazza Shopping Centre, Paisley

Do you have an interest in fashion and creativity? Are you interested in learning about climate change and sustainability?

Join us for this hands-on workshop where you’ll learn how to make an origami wallet/purse and also learn about the impact of the fashion industry on the environment and what urgent steps we can take to help stabilize the planet for the future.

All materials supplied – no experience necessary.

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PACE Open Workshops

PACE Youth Theatre

Sun 8 September, 11am-4pm
The Wynd, 6 School Wynd, Paisley PA1 2DB

Open workshops in acting, directing and performing skills. These workshops are part of Renfrewshire Doors Open Day 2019 and are free, just drop-in!

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The Grand Parade of Lifeless Packaging

A live build performative installation by artist, Toby Messenger

Tue 3 – Sun 15 September 2019, 1.00pm – 6.00pm
POP, Unit 34-36, the Piazza Paisley, PA1 1EL

Running throughout the festival – Toby Messenger’s installation will transform POP into a teenager’s bedroom … with every component made from reclaimed cardboard.

From 3rd – 11th September, Toby will be working in POP building his cardboard bedroom as he goes. POP will be open from 1pm– 6pm with drop-in to join-in sessions running daily from 4pm; with opportunities to print album sleeves, create t-shirts and construct cardboard clothes to fill up Toby’s cardboard wardrobe.

Pop along any time after school to hang out, watch Toby at work, or get involved with helping him build, make and construct the room.

For more information: kate.drummond@renfrewshirew.gov.uk


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Stop Frame Paper & Ipad Animation workshop

Monday 9 September 2019, 4pm-6.30pm
POP, Unit 34-36, The Piazza, Paisley PA1 1EL

Join animator Eleanor Stewart of Clubhouse Animations to learn how to make stop-motion animation entirely from paper! Or get involved with Create Paisley’s iPad animation workshops exploring all stages of the film making process: developing your own storyboard, constructing a set, animating and editing a film. All finished animations will then be broadcast throughout the rest of the festival on a cardboard TV.

Organised by Renfrewshire Leisure https://www.renfrewshireleisure.com Create Paisley & Clubhouse Animations

Stop-frame with Clubhouse Animations – clubhouseanimations.com

iPad Animation with Create Paisley – createpaisley.org.uk/


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T-shirt & Poster Printing workshop

Thursday 5 September 2019, 4pm-6.30pm
POP, Unit34-36, The Piazza, Paisley PA1 1EL

Practice with different ways of printing and work with Create, ReMode and Toby Messenger to create t-shirts and album artworks that will become part of Toby’s installation. Materials provided.

Organised by Renfrewshire Leisure with Create Paisley and ReMode


Screenprinting with Create Paisley http://www.createpaisley.org.uk

Block printing with ReMode http://www.remode.youth.org


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Giant String Art workshop

Monday 2 September 2019, 4pm-6.30pm
POP, Unit 34-36, The Piazza, Paisley PA1 1EL

Try out the technique of string art – and help create the entrance artwork to the POP space for the Youth Arts Festival.

Organised by Renfrewshire Leisure with Create Paisley

For more info contact: kate.drummond@renfrewshire.gov.uk or Create Paisley – createpaisley.org.uk


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