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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 Arts 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

10.30am until 1pm or 2pm until 4.30pm.

To book a place please click BOOK NOW

Upcoming Sessions:

Wednesday 23rd May

String Art - To make these beautiful pictures, we will use nails to outline our template and then weave the centre using string/wool.

Tuesday 19th June

Painted Feathers - We will attempt to  paint a picture on to a feather - or decorate a feather using patterns.

Tuesday 24th July

Marbling - In this session we will experiment with various marbling techniques.

There will be no session in August due to Summer Holidays.

Wednesday 26th September

Mark Making - We will explore different techniques and effects using a variety of materials.

Thursday 18th October

Autumn Crafts - Come and try out a variety of activities - wire sculpture, batik etc - based on an Autumn theme.

Wednesday 21st November

Styrofoam Flower Balls. Start preparing for Christmas by making these simple, yet effective, styrofoam balls.

Friday 14th December

Christmas Wreath Making- With Christmas just around the corner we will make a stunning wreath to be hung for all to admire.