Bowland Revealed launch free artistic workshops

Bowland Revealed free artistic workshops programme.
Bowland Revealed free artistic workshops programme.

Arts programme Bowland Revealed has launched a free artistic workshop event to take place over the next two months.

The programme will run across the six districts which are home to the Forest of Bowland to celebrate the golden anniversary of the Forest of Bowland, being awarded Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty status.

The workshops will each run by a professional artist and cover areas such as ceramics,photography, textiles, drawing and environmental art and design.

The first workshop held at Garstang Academy, featured stone carver and artist Lucy Cortese, giving a short demonstration of stone carving techniques and a step-by-step guide to enable participants to produce a small plaque of their own.

The next workshop on photography will run on October 18 in Eldroth Church from 10am until 4pm. Bowland Revealed is described as ‘a creative journey of artistic discovery’ with ‘50 years in the making’ and is managed by Green Close of Melling on behalf of Lancashire County Council, The Forest of Bowland AONB and Ribble Valley Council. Bowland Revealed is an opportunity to meet artists and take part in high quality art experiences plus the “Landmarks” commission, a programme of ambitious temporary artworks within the landscape.

For more information please visit www.greenclose.org. Limited places are available so booking is essential.