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DARE TO DABBLE!

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!


Please note that places must be booked in advance.


For more information or to be added onto the Dare to Dabble! mailing list please email our Education Officer, Catherine who is more than happy to help you book online if you require assistance.

All sessions begin with a brew in the Education Centre at either

10.00am until 12.30pm or 1.30pm until 4.00pm.



To book a place please click BOOK NOW

We have had a fantastic year dabbling with new ideas.

Here’s what is in store for the next year:

Wednesday 30th January.

Piece by Piece.

We will be creating mosaic art, using a variety of materials.


Tuesday 5th March.

Acrylic Flowers.

In this session we will be experimenting with different tools and techniques

that can be used with acrylic paints and then using our new skills

we will attempt to paint flowers.


Friday 29th March.

Decorate an Easter Egg.

With Easter just around the corner, we will be decorating eggs

that can be hung on an Easter bush or around your home.


Wednesday 24th April.

Silk Painting.

Back by popular demand! Using a resist and specific paints, we will make

elegant pictures on silk.


Thursday 23rd May.

Clay Vessel.

Clay is fantastic to use because it can be “moulded and manipulated”

into various shapes and designs. We will be looking at different

techniques to making bowls/jugs.


Tuesday 25th June.

It’s all Dotty.

Using Georges Seurat’s paintings and Aboriginal art as inspiration we will

experiment with the effects of using dots to make a picture.



Activities to be decided for the following dates:

Tuesday 23rd July.

Friday 27th September.

Tuesday 22nd October.

Thursday 28th November.

Christmas Quilling.

Friday 18th December.