This is the page where you’ll be able to find out about our weekly and monthly classes for children and young adults (our holiday workshops are on a separate tab).

We run monthly art classes for children aged 7-11 and for young adults ages 12+. There will be an exciting project each month that will teach children new skills and how to use different materials. We also run weekly art sessions for children which is great for those who enjoy being creative and want to become better artists. They will learn drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramic painting, how to work with clay, glass fusing and more. 

Cancellation policy

We all know that sometimes despite our best intentions 'life' occasionally gets in the way. If you have booked a workshop and can no longer make it we can refund your booking if you let us know 14 days before the date of the workshop.  If you have to cancel less than 14 days unfortunately we cannot offer a refund as we will have bought materials and arranged tutors. 

If you would like to discuss art classes for your child please call 01622 735312. 


Young Adults Art Class: Expressing Yourself through Art

Sunday 20th October 2pm-5pm

This workshop will be all about learning how to express yourself in your art. You’ll be using diverse artistic techniques to create a beautiful portrait of yourself celebrating the things you love and what makes you, you.

This workshop costs £30 and is suitable for ages 12+. Please bring a snack.

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Children's Art Class: A lesson in Marbling

Saturday 26th October 10am-1pm

This class is all about marbling. Marbling is a really fun technique and you will make your own marbled paper and create a marbled design onto ceramics. The ceramic item will be ready to collect after 1 week. 

The class costs £30, please bring a packed lunch. 

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Children's Class: Creating Reflections

Saturday 16th November 10am-1pm

During the course of this exciting class you will learn how to create reflections using acrylic paint and palette knives. We’ll teach you how to use light and dark and colour to create dramatic and beautiful effects.

This workshop is suitable for ages 7+ and costs £30. Please bring a packed lunch.

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Young Adult's Class: Creating Collages

Saturday 16th November 2pm-5pm

During this unique class you’ll be learning all about the amazing skill behind creating an impactful collage and how to tell a story through your art. Enjoy designing and creating your own canvas painting using diverse images, textures and colours.

This workshop costs £30 and is suitable for ages 12+. Please bring a snack.

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Children's Art Class: Painting the Northern Lights

Sunday 8th December 10am-1pm

Enjoy learning how to shade, blend and create contrasts during this exciting class. You’ll be using watercolours and acrylics to celebrate the northern lights sky with dramatic and beautiful results.

The class costs £30, please bring a packed lunch. 

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Young Adult's Class: A lesson in winter landscapes

Sunday 8th December 2pm-5pm

Enjoy learning how to draw and paint a snowy winter scene onto a canvas. Learn how to add shadows, depth and light to create a fun wintery landscape to hang on your wall or give as a Christmas gift. 

This workshop costs £30 and is suitable for ages 12+. Please bring a snack.

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How we teach...

Most children love art. They are brave about it too, with very little inhibitions about what they make and no fear of a blank canvas. We aim to keep it that way. 

We work with each child to help them develop their artistic skills with small prompts such as “have a look out of the window…can you see how the sky touches the ground? Now have another go and try to get the blue sky to meet the green grass” and with the older ones “Think about the bone structure inside the animal you are drawing, the poor horse has his knee bending the wrong way.” We like to have fun with the children whilst getting them to pick up a whole variety of knowledge to help them become better artists.

Confidence is something we work on as well. It is one of the most important attributes to making great art. We encourage the children to be positive about their art, not to panic about mistakes and to give things a try.  


Describing an art lesson...

Each lesson the children work on a project. We present the children with an idea and show them the technique. We then encourage them to develop their idea through sketches to work out a good composition.

For example:

The theme for this course was 'Places' and the project was about vanishing points and perspectives. 

The children were asked to find the vanishing point on these images.

They were shown how to create a 3D city with a vanishing point and had to come up with a monster to attack the city 'Godzilla' style. This was a two week project and here are the results….

If you have any questions or would like to find out more about our art classes please call on 01622 735312