Getting creative with the Christian Arts Festival

Published: Tuesday May 11, 2021

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The Cheltenham Christian Arts Festival is putting on a series of free, online, creative workshops to help people improve their mental health and overall wellbeing.

This week, tutor Temi Manning (left) will be teaching brush lettering – calligraphy; how to turn scripture and quotes into beautifully hand lettered modern artwork, chalkboards and signs to encourage, bring hope and inspire joy in Christ.

Temi, is the owner and artist behind Living Letter Designs. She is based in Hampshire, and has been creating calligraphy and art professionally for the past 5 years.

As well as this being a useful skill for church members, to help them to design posters for churches and display Bible quotes in a beautiful manner, it also is a chance to try something new and be creative.

The Inspires workshops listed below are aimed at adults and the Octopus sessions are aimed at children. All are available online to view from the release date and time and will remain online after the date of the session.

Find out more and get the links on the Christian Arts Festival website.

If you would like to make a donation towards the cost of putting on the workshops, you can donate here.

Sunday 16 May 3pm Temi Manning (Inspires) Brush Lettering
Saturday 12 June 10am Niki Kent (Inspires) Mono-printing
Sunday 13 June 2pm 4 Front Theatre (Octopus) Challenges for Older Teens
Sunday 13 June 5pm Tim Martin (Octopus) Graffiti and  Illustration for Older Teens
Thursday 17 June 10am Richard Rochester (Inspires) Charcoal Drawing
Saturday 19 June 10am Rob Westall (Inspires) Worship Song-writing
Saturday 19 June 2pm Matt Pritchard (Inspires) Optical Illusions
Saturday 19 June 4pm April Perrot (Octopus)  Musical Theatre Songs
Saturday 26 June 10am Camille Cowe (Octopus) Theatre, Drama for 8 – 11 yrs.


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