Adult Art Classes and Events

Painting from beginning to end

Ever wanted to know how to stretch a canvas? Prime a board? How to prepare a surface to paint on? Ever wondered how to layer up a painting so that it has depth of light and colour? Learn how to prime boards, stretch canvas and paint from life in this friendly class suitable for all abilities.


6, 13, 20, 27 November 2019 - 9.30am to 11.30am

4, 11 December 2019 - 9.30am to 11.30am


Prime surfaces and introduce different materials as a base for work, with traditional and modern materials. Learn why the knowledge of a picture’s structure can be fundamental to its success and longevity. Work on short paintings and a longer composition, over a few weeks from life.





Christmas Wreath Making

Tuesday 3rd December 9.00-11.00am 


Make your own wreath to take home. We will be using a wire frame and moss with a selection of berries, dried fruit, ribbons and more to decorate.

Tickets £25 per person


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Christmas Bauble Decorating

Tuesday 10th December, 9.00am -11.00am 


Decorate your very own Christmas glass baubles with paint and glitter to hang on your Christmas tree.

Tickets £20 per person.


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All materials provided plus tea and biscuits. 

Discounted rates for course booking but individual classes can also be booked.

£5 concessions are available on all regular art classes for students and over 60's.