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Eye Arts Club

General Details

Provide a leisure activity for disabled and able bodied children in a isolated rural area. The arts club organises projects for up to 20 people aged 7-17, with and without additional needs, including dance, movement, puppets, film, animation, masks, costumes & visual art.

Who to contact

Name
Liz Waugh McManus (tutor). Pat Brightwell
Position
Tutor. Secretary
Telephone
01379 668464 or 01379 870100
Email
lizwaugh@btinternet.com
Website
https://www.facebook.com/EyeArtsClub/
Social Media
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Additional contact

Name
Liz Waugh McManus
Position
Artist/Puppeteer
Email
lizwaugh@btinternet.com
Additional Website
www.lizwaughmcmanus.co.uk

Where to go

Name
Eye Arts Club
Address
The Dove Hall or the Chapel
The Vine Church
Dove Lane
Eye
Suffolk
Postcode
IP23 7BD
Area served
Eye
Transport
Parking is available in nearby Church Street near the library. Car park has disabled parking spaces.
Restrictions to access
Children between ages of 7 to 17.
Notes

The venue has been set up to be Covid-secure (e.g. hand sanitizer dispensors, regular cleaning/foogging etc) We will be meeting in the Vine Church chapel at the current time rather than the Dove Hall as it is larger and so better for social distancing.

Days & Times

Usually 5 to 7 sessions per term, Saturday morning from 10am - 12 noon or till 1pm for Arts Award participants. Please telephone for future dates.
Time of day
Morning
Session Information
Sat 10 till 12 Noon 15th May 2021 Sensational! project, The Town Moors Eye (if weather good)
Sat 29th May 2021 10 till 12 Noon Sensational! project, The Vine Church building, Church Street, Eye, IP23 7BD
Sat 19th June 2021 10 till 12 Noon ensational! project, The Vine Church building, Church Street, Eye, IP23 7BD
Sat 26th June 10 till 12 Noon ensational! project, The Vine Church building, Church Street, Eye, IP23 7BD
Sat 10th July 2021 10 till 12 Noon ensational! project, The Vine Church building, Church Street, Eye, IP23 7BD
Having spent so much time watching screens recently, we plan to run the next project in the real world and focus on all our senses to create new art and movement. We will focus and celebrate our physical experience and presence in the world, reflecting on vision, hearing, smell, taste and kinaesthetic experience to inspire the creation of artwork and movement. As well as making things, and developing confidence in performing, there will be opportunity to continue learning animation skills. We plan to meet in the Vine Church Chapel itself as it a large space better for social distancing and set up to be Covid-19 Secure,with sanitizer dispensers etc. We will send out full details Covid-security protocols and risk assessment to participants who sign up this term. For the first session, if the weather is not rainy, we will meet at the Town Moors in Eye, to find inspiration in the natural space through fun arts exercises we will lead. This would be a family activity and primary school aged children would need to be accompanied by an adult. The dates for this term are Saturdays 10 to 12 noon, 15 May (Eye Town Moors tbc), 29 May, 19 June, 26 June and 10 July (The Vine Church Chapel in Eye). The cost (towards tutors, materials, venue etc.) will be £10 per person per session or £40 for the whole project, (£8 per session for Concessions or those registered with Activities Unlimited). Please could anyone who would like to book in for the project let us know as soon as possible so that you can reserve a place

Other details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£10 per individual sessions £40 for 5 sessions
£8 per session for Activities Unlimited members
Cost Details
Reduction for 2 children from the same family
Referral required?
No
Age Groups
Children (5-11), Young people
Accessibility
Wheelchair Access, Adapted Toilet, Audio Description
Notes

The children and young people have the opportunity to make masks & puppets, paint, draw, use photography, film, animation,  music and dance.  There is access to cameras and computers with editing and animation software. Sessions run by professional artists/ experienced at working with people with additional needs,  (owing to learning or physical disability, sensory impairment, autism, health issues or in care). Young people are also assisted by volunteer helpers. Pre-booking is required.

Service users involved in planning
Yes
Yes Children and Young people are consulted on projects
Last Updated
05/05/2021

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Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

Eye Arts Club provides a sympathetic and supported setting for children and young people with additional needs, owing to learning or physical disability, sensory impairment, autism, health issues or in care, to socialize, have fun and participate in arts and performance activities.  Tutors are professional arts practitioners with experience of working with people with additional needs, trained in disability awareness and sensory activities.  Siblings and without without additional needs can enjoy activities together.

Contact
Liz Waugh McManus
Telephone
01379 668464
Email
lizwaugh@btinternet.com
Links
https://www.facebook.com/Eye-Arts-Club-285976594779961/

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