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Dare to Dabble 2020


Ever fancied yourself as an artist? Well here’s your chance to Dare to Dabble!

Designed completely around the absolute beginner, or those who just fancy a dabble, these sessions provide an opportunity to try out new art techniques and mediums.

Inspiration, materials, guidance and fun are all provided, and as all tasks should, we’ll begin with a brew! And all for only £10!

There are two separate sessions to choose from on each day – 10.00am – 12.30pm and 1.30- 4.00pm.

Please note that places must be booked in advance. To book click on the link below.

Friday 28th February 2020

Paper Mosaic

Inspired by Elizabeth Gray - we will be using scraps of paper to make a mosaic picture.

Friday 27th March 2020

Wet Felting Easter Eggs

We will use merino wool to practise the art of wet felting and make Easter Eggs to welcome the Easter bunny.

Tuesday 28th April 2020

Temari (Japanese Balls)

Temari Balls”hand balls” are a form of ancient Japanese art, using brightly coloured threads to create elaborate pattens.

Thursday 21st May 2020

Paper Flowers

April showers bring May flowers. Using paper, we will make flowers, that will brighten a room and last longer than cut flowers.

Tuesday 23rd June 2020


Explore different patterns and marks to create a Zentangle.

Friday 17th July 2020

Magazine Bowls

Upcycle unwanted magazines into bowls.

Monday 17th August 2020

Drawing in the Garden

Enjoy the peace and quiet of our garden while capturing it’s beauty through drawing/painting, Different media will be available for you to use.

Tuesday 29th September 2020

Silk Painting (without Gutta)

We will explore the art of silk painting - without using gutta to outline our designs and therefore giving the paint more freedom to move.

Thursday 22nd October 2020


Using different materials, to create texture and depth, we will make a collage of an animal or landscape.

Friday 27th November 2020

Experiment with Pastels/Chalk

Experiment with chalks and pastels to see the different effects they can have on your design.

Wednesday 16th December 2020

Linoprint Christmas Cards

We will make a stunning Christmas Card using the Lino printing. Learn the techniques involved in carving the lino and then printing your image.


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