Vinyasa Yoga with Kat Tsaousi.
Vinyasa Yoga with Kat Tsaousi.
HOURS is temporarily re- purposed. The space where so many different things have usually happened has become quiet and restful. Events and classes, meetings and dance lessons, yoga and training sessions are all gone for now. As you may know, HOURS is just a couple of hundred yards from the Bristol Royal Infirmary. Through a… Read more »
New paintings by Andrew Hardwick RWA. A series of paintings, especially for HOURS. The painter uses unconventional materials, as well as paint to suggest the rawness of the landscape. Clouds, rain and sun race across deeply textured and broken landscapes. There is a related poetry workshop with Dawn Gorman.
This is an 8-week mindfulness based stress reduction course for anyone interested in being more present, less stressed, and better able to tune into life a bit more. No meditation experience is necessary and all ages and abilities are welcome. This will be a small class of 10 people so book early. Runs for 8… Read more »
A two hour untutored session. It doesn’t matter what your skill, come along, unwind from a busy day and draw.
Writing skills and ideas, with Luke and Vik.
You will explore the craft of writing poems about wild animals and the extraordinary power they can bring into poems, but we will also consider domestic animals and the important roles they can have in our lives.
An opportunity for local poets to share one of their poems – or someone else’s – at our friendly lunchtime open mic. Hosted by Colin Brown.
Public Speaking – The Essentials provides you with a practical tool kit to transform your relationship with public speaking, get over any fears and enable you to shine when you do a speech or presentation.
New date to be arranged With Harriet Popham In this workshop you will be working with soft carve lino and creating A5 prints. All materials and equipment provided including 3 pieces of A6 lino which once turned in to stamps and tiles you’ll be able to reuse at home for years to come. Harriet’s workshops… Read more »
As part of the Bristol Poetry Festival, LYRA 2020, Matthew Caley, Tim Cumming and David Briggs will read from their new collections. Since his debut – Thirst [Slow Dancer, 1999] – was nominated for The Forward Prize for Best First Collection, MATTHEW CALEY has published four more collections, latterly with Bloodaxe, taught for The Poetry School and… Read more »
A delve into the complex minds and thought processes behind the art we make. Each persons personal journey, and how this runs through their veins into creating a design. A collective group of artists in the making, explore the process of expressing themselves through their creations. Fern- A venture into the colliding worlds of human… Read more »
Poetry workshop with Dawn Gorman Explore your own response to landscape, taking inspiration from Andrew Hardwick’s exhilarating landscape paintings in his exhibition Ground at HOURS. The painter uses unconventional materials, as well as paint, to suggest the rawness of the landscape – can we adopt related techniques in our writing? Sometime in October, to be… Read more »
This series of six sessions is designed to help you develop a piece of creative prose writing – short stories, novel extracts and memoir all welcome.