Training and Masterclasses

12th May 10am - 4pm Artists Masterclass

Carnival costume backpacks with Lewis Hunter

(Inspire Urself Carnival Troupe - EMCCAN)

Hull Carnival Arts - Scrapstore Studios HU3 5DB

Registration via Eventbrite recommended

Suitable for makers and carnival artists with an interest in large scale costumes, this practical masterclass will involve team work. An amazing full day hands on workshop hosted by Hull Carnival Arts featuring visiting carnival artist Lewis Hunter (Inspire Urself Carnival Troupe) and the EMCCAN team (East Midlands Caribbean Carnival Artists Network). The Workshop will cover the following skills:

  • Designing large costumes for dancer, and achieving movement/animation in them.

  • Backpacks and building simple large costume makes.

  • How to make big things that pack down - rodding & pipe technology.

  • Finishing and decoration techniques.

  • Short presentation/talk on large makes on castors and their design & construction.

This is a practical masterclass workshop, please wear appropriate clothing. Drinks will be available but you will need to provide your own lunch. Please let us know any access needs in advance of the workshop via hullcarnivalcrew@outlook.com

19th May 10am - 4pm Artists Masterclass
Carnival Mobility Scooter Floats with Can Samba
Hull Carnival Arts - Scrapstore Studios HU3 5DB
Registration via Eventbrite recommended 
Suitable for makers and carnival artists with an interest in large scale carnival makes this practical masterclass will involve team work, covering the following skills:
  • A short presentation/talk by Can Samba on their Mono-Floats, design & construction.
  • Hands on construction Mono-Float structures and how to rig to mobility scooters
  • How to make big things that pack down - rodding & pipe technology
  • Finishing and decoration techniques
This is a practical masterclass workshop, please wear appropriate clothing. Drinks will be available but you will need to provide your own lunch. please let us know any access needs in advance of the workshop via hullcarnivalcrew@outlook.com
Hull Carnival Crew is a project funded by Hull City Arts Development Unit and The Arts Council of England

Hull Carnival Arts is part of Apus Productions Ltd © 2019