Creative ESOL: Learn English Through Art

18th January 2021 - 25th February 2021

QUAD in Derby has launched a new project to engage with communities where English is a second language through creative activities. 

Each session will focus on practical activities including; cooking and sharing recipes, stories, photography and filmmaking, sculpture and textiles. Those taking part will be encouraged to share their culinary and creative skills with others while improving their confidence in using English.

The free sessions will take place via Zoom on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 11:00am to 12:15pm, from 5th Janaury to 25th February 2021. The sessions are open to anyone aged nineteen and above, all levels of ability in English are encouraged.

In January, Cooking with English is a chance to learn to cook new recipes while practising your English and improving your vocabulary. You can share your favourite recipe & make a short film so that others can learn how to make your favourite dish!

In February, Storytelling with Photography and Filmmaking is chance to learn photography and filmmaking as you improve your English. Tell your story with a short film, during our world famous, Format Photography Festival in March.

In March, Sculpture/Textiles are sessions to make a table lamp from start to finish using recycled materials and textiles.

To sign up for the sessions or for more information please contact Kajal Patel at QUAD by e-mailing: 

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