Led by Kate Spencer-Millan.
A great class for any level of artist, learning together the creative capabilities of these inks. Each week is a different theme/subject, so you can explore all the possibilities. The class will teach a combination of techniques, with the opportunity to play and discover the inks for yourself.
Wed 6 Mar – 27 Mar
10am – 12.30pm
£60 for 4 week course, £16 materials cost to tutor
Led by Sophie Woods.
Do you like to crochet or knit? Or have you ever wanted to learn? A relaxed and creative get together over a drink of your choice.
Suitable for all levels of experience.
Please bring your own project along. Some spare needles and wool will be available for if you just wanted to give it a go!
Sun 27 Jan, 24 Feb, 24 Mar and 28 Apr
4pm – 5.30pm
£5 includes a drink from the bar
Led by Angela Mitchell.
An informal social painting class for people who like to relax with a drink as you paint with step by step guidance. Each class will feature a different painting.
Perfect for total beginners, everything you need will be provided. Just turn up in your comfy clothes, grab a drink at the bar and then choose your seat.
Tuesday 22 January - Snow Angels
Tuesday 5 February - Birch Trees in the Sun
Tuesday 12 March - Flower Frenzy
Tuesday 23 April - Leap of Faith
Tues 22 Jan, 5 Feb, 12 Mar, 23 Apr
7.30pm - 10pm
£25 per session, £5 materials cost to tutor
Author of online sensation Peter and Jane, Gill Sims is the number one best-selling author behind Why Mummy Drinks, its follow up Why Mummy Swears and the recently announced Why Mummy Doesn't Give a...
Join Gill as she is interviewed about her blog, books, character and much more! There will be readings from her books and also a chance to ask Gill questions from the audience. Books will be available to purchase and sign as well.
Why Mummy Drinks spent over six months in the Sunday Times bestsellers Top Ten and was the number one bestselling debut hardback novel of 2017. Gill's second book Why Mummy Swears, published in early 2018, was a Number One Sunday Times bestseller for seven consecutive weeks and has spent a total of 18 weeks in the Top Ten. Since publication of her first book just over a year ago Gill has sold over half a million books.
Mummy has an idea... when she can get away from all the other ideas, that the world is full of mums who go to advanced yoga classes, get tiddly on a half glass of white wine, and attend polite book clubs.
Mummy does not want to go quietly into that good night, of women with sensible haircuts who live only for their family and stand in the playground trying to trump each other by bragging about their offspring's academic achievements, extracurricular activities, and their latest overseas holidays.
Instead, she clutches a large and full glass of wine, muttering 'FML' over and over again, until she remembers that great idea...
Suitable for ages 16+ years.
In this exhibition, the artist presents paintings that explore choice, decision and chance as a metaphor for the process of living in a modern, complex world.
The aim is to make enigmatic, poetically powerful, contemplative objects expressing a sense of the continual struggle between necessary order and desirable anarchy.
Led by Richard Lee.
Always wanted to learn guitar but never got around to it? Want to trade your air guitar skills for real guitar skills? It is never too late to learn. Learn guitar right from the beginning. These are fun and informative lessons from a guitarist with over 20 years’ experience.
Wed 9 Jan – 13 Feb, 27 Feb – 27 Mar and 3 Apr – 8 May (exc 6 and 10 Apr)
8.15pm – 9.15pm
£40 per 5 week course
Thur 10 Jan – 14 Feb, 28 Feb – 28 Mar and 4 Apr – 9 May (exc 7 and 11 Apr)
7pm – 8pm
£40 per 5 week course
Suitable for 18+ years.
Led by Grant Forsyth
Learn the fundamentals of jewellery making and design, including mark making and stone setting. Advanced students are welcome to join and expand their skills and create their own design led work. Materials cost to tutor £28 (approx).
Thur 10 Jan - 7 Feb, 14 Feb - 14 Mar and 21 Mar - 9 May (exc 4, 11, 18 Apr)
10am - 11.30pm and 12pm - 1.30pm
£63 for 5 week course
Craft activities to keep the little ones entertained.
The crafts vary so you can create something new every day!
Sessions are 45 minutes.
Crafts for February Half Term:
Monday 18 February: Space – UFO and Rocket Picture
Tuesday 19 February: Birds – Parrot & Owl
Wednesday 20 February: Duck and a Rowing Boat
Friday 22 February: Toadstools and Gnomes
Age guidance: 5-8 years.
£5 per child
By Sara Hurley
Sara Hurley presenting a selection of her drawings on paper and canvas. Her subject matter is visitors of galleries and museums where they form a relationship with an art work; they become the art themselves.
You are invited to a Meet the Artist event with Berkshire based artist Sara, taking place in our Gallery on Sunday 3 February between 11am -4pm.