PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other! No experience needed. Your event at Urban Meadow will be themed around Gordon Bruces lovely Autumn Walk scene! Have fun playing with rich and saturated colours to create your own dream landscape! Since 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places people meet on an every day basis. You will be guided step by step by a practicing artist, while you drink, paint and create your way to becoming an artist for the night!
Immerse yourself in the calm and meditative process of Yin Yoga. Held in atmospheric candlelight this restoring yoga session will help you to release any stagnated energy, as well as helping to improve flexibility, relaxation and general well-being. As you lie to rest in your final savasna after the 40 minute yin yoga practice you will be guided on a musical journey by Tibetan and crystal singing bowls. The sound vibrations will tickle your gi and release any stagnated energy and waken you deep within your chakras. Leave feeling nourished and relaxed.
The perfect introduction to bridge, starting from absolute scratch and assuming you have no knowledge of the game. Take a complete course in a weekend. Learn by playing hands at the table. Practical experience is the best way to learn and improve!
Take some time out to breathe, taste and get body connected during this belly calming session of meditation and hot chocolate! This workshop is a gentle session focused on soothing your body and helping you feel connected with your senses.
Learn the art and craft of building natural walls without mortar. A one day, hands-on practical sorting material, laying foundations, assessing use of different shapes and sizes, placing through stones, building corners and placing top stones! It is also a practical introduction to the heritage and the craft. In addition, you also receive an extensive discussion overview, packed with 'How to' tips and information regarding the construction of other dry stone walling features. At the end of the workshops you will be able to safely and confidently, set out and construct a dry stone wall or other basic feature, understand DSW heritage and terminology used, distinguish various stone shapes, material and it's uses.
Felting is the process of compressing and matting fibres together to create a dense form, it is also one of the oldest known fibre crafts. Thousands of years ago our ancestors felted wool to create basic footwear, blankets, clothing and yurts.
The workshop will start with an introduction to the History of Coffee. From the legendary goat that discovered coffee in Ethiopia to the first coffee farm. A cup of coffee is the result of 3 characters: the farmer, the roaster, and the barista. We are going to discover step by step each of them: The farmer. We will have a glimpse of the coffee journey from bean to cup (i.e. the coffee tree, fruit, and the process). Duration: 10-20 min The roaster. The importance and impact roasting has on the quality of the coffee and what differentiate specialty coffee. Duration: 10-20 minutes The barista. I will introduce different coffee beans from different regions and different methods of brewing using different coffee tools (i.e. V60, Chemex, Aeropress, Syphon, etc). We will end with a blind coffee tasting which will be paired with bites/snacks that enhances the notes of the coffee.