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Uxbridge - Howick's Creative Centre

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Uxbridge is an arts centre located in the heart of Howick. We have a Theatre, Gallery, Studio teaching spaces, cafe and rooms for hire. For 25 years we have offered courses, exhibitions, events and performances for the enjoyment and edification of the community. Once again we offer you a fantastic array of classes covering all aspects of the Arts. There is always something new to learn, to expand your experience and stimulate the mind. There are many activities to choose from, with classes and workshops which are held in the daytime, evenings and weekends.

Collection Type
Art


Contact Details
Postal address iconPO Box 38 591, Howick, Manukau
Telephone number icon09 535 6467
Web address iconhttp://www.uxbridge.org.nz
Email address icon info@uxbridge.org.nz


Visitor Information
Physical address icon35 Uxbridge Road, Howick, Manukau, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconMon - Fri 9am - 4pm, Sat 10.30am -3pm. Closed Public Holidays.


Facilities
Wheelchair accessCafeParkingShopFunction SpacePublic Programmes



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Holiday Workshop - Crazy Clay

Get ready to get messy! Create unique items while learning essential clay forming techniques. Attend a Monday session and have your art bisque fired. Register for a clay work and glazing session at the same time. Glazed ...

Region:Howick
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Photomarathon

A Photomarathon is a photographic competition with a twist: you have 10 hours to take 10 pics on 10 given topics. Your immense creativity, fab originality and your natural eye for a great image will get you through ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 27-Oct-2017

Nutrition for The Soul

Spring has sprung! Revitalise and refresh yourself from the inside, out. Your body needs more than food to thrive; it is fed or starved, nourished or poisoned by your thoughts and actions too You spring clean your home: ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 28-Oct-2017

Little Wild Music Story Nights

What’s the perfect recipe for unforgettable story nights? Take a handful of little munchkins, aged 2-8, slip them into some comfy jammies, add a dash of blanket and a smidge of soft toy, wrap them all up in music and ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 31-Oct-2017, 05-Dec-2017

Languages: German Beginners

Travelling or working in Europe? Hosting an international student? Expanding your horizons? German is a great addition to your list of skills. Germany itself is naturally beautiful & rich in history, art and music ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 26-Oct-2017, 02-Nov-2017, 09-Nov-2017, 16-Nov-2017, 23-Nov-2017, 30-Nov-2017 View more sessions

Garden Safari

Spring is coming & the Uxbridge Garden Safari is back! For one day only the gates of East Auckland’s best gardens are flung wide to receive you. Discover local treasures, be inspired by gorgeous townhouse gardens, ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 03-Nov-2017

Spanish for Travellers

Jetting off to Spain or South America on a whim? Booked a trip ages ago but never thought about learning the lingo? Don’t panic, this ‘crash course’ is perfect for anyone travelling to a Spanish-speaking country ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 03-Nov-2017

Dinner Plates In a Day

A great intro to clay: yes, you can make your own set of gorgeous, unique dinner plates… in a day! Roll them out, let them sit, from the edges and decorate… and they are ready for firing and glazing. Eloise ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 03-Nov-2017

Cast Glass Introduction

This is an introductory ‘mini-workshop’ on the wonderfully creative world of cast glass. You will learn all the processes involved in making glass objects and you will make your own beautiful crystal tile of ‘your ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 04-Nov-2017, 18-Nov-2017

Photography (2)

Stride boldly into the fascinating but underrated and misunderstood world of portraiture. Using different lighting, social commentary, abstraction or close-ups, challenge yourself to do more than merely capture images… ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 30-Oct-2017, 06-Nov-2017, 13-Nov-2017, 20-Nov-2017, 27-Nov-2017, 04-Dec-2017 View more sessions

Photography (1)

Reach your photographic creative potential! Do you know what your camera can do? Do you want to discover the full range of your D-SLR’s capabilities? Join us as we experiment and discuss composition, landscape ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 30-Oct-2017, 06-Nov-2017, 13-Nov-2017, 20-Nov-2017, 27-Nov-2017, 04-Dec-2017 View more sessions

Distilling With Brewers Coop

Whether your favourite spirit tipple is a rum, bourbon, limoncello or a nice little-flavoured schnapps, you now have the option of joining thousands of home brewers and, in true Kiwi-number-8-wire style… “to do it ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 06-Nov-2017

Harry

What do you get when you mix a cup of renowned pianist, Terry Crayford, and a litre of singer-violinist Hannah Fraser and blend them together cleverly? You get Harry! Terry, who has toured with The Seekers, Barbara ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 11-Nov-2017

Softstone Sculpture

The soft stone method is easy to learn. Work as the block hardens and complete a sculpture in one rewarding day. First timers and experienced artists love it! Create a simple but beautiful garden sculpture to keep or ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 11-Nov-2017

Cast Glass Advanced

Silicon moulds allow you to literally clone an object over and over again. Start with your object (handmade ornament, toy or natural item) and hand build your silicon mould. When it’s dry, make a wax model and then ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 10-Nov-2017, 11-Nov-2017, 18-Nov-2017

Fill Your Bowl

What’s better than art and food? Food you can eat in your piece of art! Pick a bowl made by our talented, resident potters, Raewyn Neale and Eloise Worrall-Bader, and then let Xacuti fill it with ladles of ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 13-Nov-2017, 13-Nov-2017

The Jubilation Choir

A unique beast, Jubilation is an acapella gospel choir with a rock & roll heart. The choir’s diverse ensemble includes several professional musicians, a psychologist, a builder, a maker of super yachts, a handful of ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 18-Nov-2017

Languages: Italian Language & Culture

Use this workshop as a ‘crash course’ on how to survive your next trip to Italy. In this very interactive class, you will experience the essentials of the language and culture of this amazing country and get tips on ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 17-Nov-2017

Chinese Painting (Level 1 & 2)

Chinese Painting (1) Follow multi-award-winning watercolour artist Ginette stroke by stroke and learn how to paint a beautiful Chinese painting. Each step is explained and demonstrated. In this workshop, you will also ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 17-Nov-2017

Craft Beers First Step With Brewers Coop

To say that the NZ craft beer explosion has made heroes of all things hoppy would be a vast understatement. The trend just goes on and on, but like all things faddy, it comes at quite a price. Now you can brew your ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 20-Nov-2017

Flowers for My Home

Intimidated by irises? Rattled by roses? Confused by carnations? Flummoxed by florists’ tape? Clueless about Oasis? You’ll never have to pay someone to ‘do’ your event, occasion, Xmas flowers again. Part ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 20-Nov-2017

Craig Smith: Wonky Donkey Show

What only has three legs and one eye; likes to listen to country music; was quite tall, slim and smelt really, really bad? A stinky dinky, lanky, honky tonky, winky, wonky donkey of course! Craig Smith is a well-known ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 24-Nov-2017

Essential Oils: Mood

Learn about essential oils, make and then take home 3 x 10ml rollerballs of your choice from any workshop you attend. Focusing on babies, children and mood, learn where oils come from, how purity and potency are ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 25-Nov-2017

Tutors, Are Your Classes Fun?

Do you currently tutor or facilitate groups? Are your sessions a snooze-fest? Sick of yourself but stuck for ideas? Learn how to use all that fabulous digital technology out there to make your class the one everyone ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 24-Nov-2017, 01-Dec-2017

Jewellery: Silver Clay Leaf Pendant

Precious silver clay is a non-toxic, user-friendly substance that, once dried and fired, turns into pure silver. Make a beautiful leaf pendant in this workshop and while it’s firing why not create another small, ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 25-Nov-2017

Glass Fusing

This introduction to the fascinating and beautiful art of glass fusing will teach you how to safely cut glass and then, using hot glass and dichroic glass, make jewellery of your own design. If there is time, we will ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 25-Nov-2017

Unplug & Unwind

Christmas is coming! Stop, pause, breathe… it doesn’t have to be this way. Mindfulness is about being fully present. So, before the silly season runs away with you (or tramples you), let’s train your brain to ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 02-Dec-2017

Craft Beers Next Step With Brewers Coop

Who knew that barley plus hops, yeast and water equals “pure goodness!” Experience the magic that is brewing a beer from its raw ingredients. Learn to make beer just like the breweries do, by mashing grains. ...

Region:Howick
Dates: 02-Dec-2017