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Young Arts | Holiday Club August 2024

Arts University Plymouth’s Young Arts programme was established in 1988. Young Arts feature the university's renowned Saturday Arts Clubs and for over 30 years has worked to bridge the gap in arts provision for young people created by increasingly limited access to creative activity in schools.

<p dir="ltr">For this three day holiday club we are partnering with Plymouth Arts Cinema and using the movie ‘Marcel the Shell With Shoes On’ as our theme. </p> <p dir="ltr">The club will include lots of different creative activities that will come together as a showreel. This will be screened on the final afternoon as a mini feature, before the full film ‘Marcel the Shell With Shoes On’ is shown on 15 August.</p> <p dir="ltr">In this three day holiday club you will work on:</p><ul><li>Character design</li><li>Merch making</li><li>Storyboarding</li><li>Animation</li><li>Costume design</li></ul> <p dir="ltr">Your work will be shown on the big screen at Plymouth Arts Cinema, before the showing of ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On’. Your film ticket is included but you will need to purchase any further tickets for family and friends at £4 each. We will provide a link for purchasing extra tickets before and during the course. <br /></p> <p dir="ltr">No previous experience or skill level is required, the emphasis will be on your ideas and helping you to create successful visual outcomes. All materials are provided on each day.</p> <p dir="ltr">Age range is 9-15 yrs so some activities will have different levels of difficulty to engage all levels of experience. You will be placed into age related groups (9-11 yrs &amp; 12-15 yrs) so that you can be a studio area with others your own age.<br /></p> <p dir="ltr">If you are attending with a friend or sibling who is a different age, please let us know so we can keep you together.<br /></p> <p dir="ltr">To register, click the <strong>BOOK NOW</strong> link at the top of the page.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Venue:</strong> Palace Court, Pre-Degree Campus, Buckwell Street, Plymouth, PL1 2DA</p> <p dir="ltr">Other Young Arts courses can be found at<strong> <a href="https://www.aup.ac.uk/courses/young-arts">aup.ac.uk/courses/young-arts</a></strong><br /></p>

Marcel The Shell, a film from director Dean Fleischer-Camp and starring Jenny Slate, Isabella Rossellini, and Lesley Stahl.

Start Date

Tuesday 13 August 2024

End Date

Thursday 15 August 2024

Day of the week

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday


Each session will run from 10:00am - 3:30pm


Palace Studios, Pre-Degree Campus, Buckwell Street, Plymouth, PL1 2DA


£90 for 3 days (single day tickets may be made available at a £35 per day, but to secure your place with a discount for the whole club, book now)

The course fee includes the student's cinema ticket, further tickets can be purchased at £4.

  • Becky Lawton: Costume Design, Merch making
  • Laura Brooks & Clare Shortcook: Character design, Merch making, Storyboarding
  • Stephen Green: Animation
<p>No previous experience or skill level is required, the emphasis will be on trying a new technique and helping you to create fantastic outcomes. </p>
<p>All materials and equipment are provided. </p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Please bring a packed lunch (containing no nuts).</strong><br /></p>
<p dir="ltr">To make an application to this course please click the "BOOK NOW" button at the top of the page to be redirected to the Google booking form. <br /></p> <p dir="ltr">For further information, to discuss a particular child's needs or to request information in an alternative format, please email <a href="mailto:youngarts@aup.ac.uk"><strong>youngarts@aup.ac.uk</strong></a>.<br /></p>