Programme

We are rolling out the festival programme throughout the year.
In the meantime, if you would like some challenges to inspire your creativity, please enter our Tyca Challenge Competitions!

Tyca Programme of Events

As they unfold, you will be able to see some of the amazing events we are staging here - now virtually!

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Wednesday 8th July 11am

Visual Arts WorkshopsWith Go CreateLive Webinar/Q & A Feedback sessions 2pm and 6pm

Workshop 1 - –‘The Functional Mask’ – design/make a mask for a specific purpose - to protect, to disguise, to amuse or to frighten…

+Explore and develop ideas through investigations, sketches, research into relevant artists’ work. Be inspired to collect images, refine ideas and plan a playful design for a welder’s mask, or a face-covering to reflect your personality!

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Thursday 9th July 11am

Spoken Word WorkshopsWith Jackie Clementines Live Webinar/Q & A Feedback sessions 2pm and 6pm

Workshop 1 - What is spoken word? An introduction to the art form and your first steps towards creating original material.

Illustration

Thursday 16th July 11am

Spoken Word WorkshopsWith Jackie Clementines Live Webinar/Q & A Feedback sessions 2pm and 6pm

Workshop 2 - History whose story? This session will focus on your own unique voice and how you can use it to communicate your vision for the future.

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Wednesday 22nd July 11am

Visual Arts WorkshopsWith Go CreateLive Webinar/Q & A Feedback session 6pm

Workshop 3 - ‘The Cultural Mask’ – create artwork - painting, printing, sculpture or textiles inspired by cultural masks from around the world and artists work…

+Study forms of masks and embellishments used around the world, learn about the symbolism behind masks in certain cultures and combine these with media experimentation and paint techniques to produce exciting artwork.

Illustration

Thursday 23rd July 11am

Spoken Word Workshops With Jackie Clementines Live Webinar/Q & A Feedback session 6pm

Workshop 3 - Let’s get down to business! In this session we will construct our own performance piece using material we generated in sessions 1 and 2.

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Thursday 30th July 11am

Spoken Word WorkshopsWith Jackie Clementines Live Webinar/Q & A Feedback session 6pm 

Workshop 4 - Polishing and performance. In our final session we get our work stage-ready to perform digitally and/or live!

Illustration

Wednesday 5th August 11am

Visual Arts Workshops
With Go Create
Live Webinar/Q & A Feedback session 6pm 


Workshop 3 - ‘Beneath the Mask’ – create a series of drawings, photographs, or prints - inspired by the facial expression of emotions…

+Explore through artists work and facial study, how art can portray, even draw out hidden emotions…discover the work of artists ahead of their times and consider stereo-typing and its portrayal in art.

Illustration

Wednesday 19th August 11am

Visual Arts Workshops
With Go Create
Live Webinar/Q & A Feedback session 6pm 


Workshop 4 - ‘Freedom from the Mask’ – create artwork in your choice of media, inspired by the freedom to be who/what you really are.

+Pull together elements from the previous three sessions to create artwork in the media or mixed media of your choice. Your artwork will be your expression of the ‘you’ facing the world after lockdown. Will you still wear a mask, or will you show the world your true self?
The choice is yours.