mac offers children and families the opportunity to get creative and learn something new this Easter

Fri 31 March 2017

This Easter -10th-23rd April, mac Birmingham puts on another exciting array of courses to keep children and families learning and entertained over the holidays. Choose from any of our one day courses in everything from working with inks and collage to making your own digital music or enrol the children in a mac Camp for a four day programme of creative education with professional supervision.

The two mac camps this Easter, are Animation and Film, where children aged 6-11 can learn how to use stop frame animation to make their own animated film and InfuseDANCE Multiarts, which offers a series of creative workshops in dance, film and visual arts led by experienced professionals. The cost of £144 covers care from 8.30am to 5.30pm daily, along with breakfast, snacks and a post-workshop film screening and mac are also offering to provide lunch for participants for the all-inclusive price of £126.

Anyone interested in a one day course is also in luck, as mac put on a series of opportunities to try something new and get creative. Courses include An Introduction to Sewing, where children can make a soft toy, bag or fashion accessory, Draw Something KS2, learn about and emulate people who drew in interesting ways and Creative Writing, where they can pen their own stories.

mac explorers also returns, with 10am – 3pm workshops in Costume Making, Textile Toys, Drama and Musical Theatre as well as themed days like the Easterish Eggstravaganza and Spring has Sprung, with whole days of art and craft activities in celebration of the season. Whether children are interested in the nature-inspired creativity of Wild Artor making Papier Mâché Masks, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Young people from the ages of 11-17 also have an exciting selection of courses to choose from at mac, from classics like Textiles and Creative Writing to the weird and wonderful: learning anatomical drawing to create your own monsters in Art & Design: Creatures and Sci-Fi, producing beats and basslines in Digital Music and even the art of Book Making.

To see all the courses on offer for children and young people this Easter at mac visit here.