Whats on at Nature in Art

Nov 7 2017 – Jan 7 2018 all-day
12:00 am
Just a week after its launch, see all the winning images from this famous competition focusing on British fauna and flora. Stunning photographs and awe-inspiring nature. Image: Detail from ‘Hitchhikers’ (lions mane jellyfish) by George Stoyle (overall winner ... Read more2017 British Wildlife Photography Awards
Nov 7 – Nov 19 all-day
12:00 am
Gordano Textile Artists return once more with a fresh and vibrant exhibition of textile art based on the natural world with many pieces taking a theme from the objects selected for the popular CROWD exhibition ... Read moreNatural Selection
Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Josie Brown 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 This workshop introduces the currently very popular modern script which is quick and easy to learn, fun and light-hearted to do and useful for ... Read moreModern Lettering
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Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
 Join us to view and talk about some of the amazing images in the very latest British Wildlife Photography Awards. The exhibition at Nature in Art opens on 7th November, the day after the launch ... Read moreWAG: Photography Night
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Helen Lomberg 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 A rewarding 1-day where participants will use willow and other materials  to make stars, garlands, angels, reindeer and mini Christmas trees ready forb the ... Read moreWillow Christmas Decorations
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Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
7:00 pm
An illustrated talk by Simon Trapnell. Our 2016 exhibition CROWD focused on some of the wonderful objects in our collection. Now that we are in our 30th anniversary year, tonight we look afresh at some ... Read moreLooking at Pictures
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Jonathan Newey 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 This is a two day course that will show you how to draw African wildlife portraits with coloured pencil. Using photographs supplied by the ... Read moreAfrican Wildlife in Coloured Pencil
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Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Jammie Boots 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 On this 2-day course you will learn all about working with graphite pencil from experienced artist Jamie Boots. Graphite pencil can be used to ... Read moreGraphite Pencil Drawing, Big Horn Sheep
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Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
An evening of life drawing with a model under the guidance of Rosemary Harvey. Please bring your art materials and a monetary donation for the model. (Some materials may be available for loan of needed).
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Trevor Smith 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 This 2-day course will cover basic bird anatomy, sketching methods and techniques, the use and handling of watercolour and composing a picture. For the ... Read moreSketching Birds using Pencils and Watercolours
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7:00 pm
Christmas social. SORRY THIS HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL THE NEW YEAR DUE TO THE WEATHER.
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
7:00 pm
An evening of carols, festive music and words with one of the three choirs led by Monika Murrel. Preceded by festive snacks, mince pies and mulled wine. Part of the proceeds to help the homeless.
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
A Passion for Nature – a film about Peter Scott.
Meet in Coffee Shop
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
All the latest winners in the world’s most prestigious wildlife photography competition organised by The Natural History Museum. Chosen from almost 50,000 entries from 92 countries, these amazing images reflect nature’s beauty, diversity and fragility. ... Read moreWildlife Photographer of the Year
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Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Viewing of and discussion about Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Meet in Coffee shop
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
Learn how to sculpt and manipulate paper to create a beautiful bouquet of hyacinths.
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10:00 am
This is a two day course that will show you how to draw animal portraits with coloured pencil on black paper. Using photographs supplied by the tutor you will be shown how to draw the ... Read moreAnimal Portraits with Coloured Pencil on Black Paper – Jonathan Newey
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Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
 An evening with woodturner Paul Hannaby
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Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
On this 2-day course you will learn all about working with graphite pencil from  experienced artist Jamie Boots. Graphite pencil can be used to produce so much more than just a sketch. Jamie will show ... Read moreHow to Draw a Lion in Graphite Pencil – Jamie Boots
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Feb 21 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
Simple yet effective. These yarn balls are easy to make and will add a bit of colour to your room. CLICK HERE TO BOOK
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Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
WAG exhibition appreciation night
Meet in Coffee Shop
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
These little garden bird mosaics are designed to interact with their environment, reflecting and refracting light so that they change throughout the day. On this one day workshop you will produce a stained glass mosaic ... Read moreMosaic Garden Birds – Yvette Green
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Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Following the death of David Shepherd last year, we will watch an interview with David about his life and work. Also… After our Christmas get together was postponed due to the bad weather, tonight is ... Read moreDavid Shepherd Night
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Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Energy, improvisation, gesture, spontaneity and chance are all characteristics of Monoprinting This two-day workshop is designed to introduce printmaking to the beginner whilst allowing more experienced participants to further explore the possibilities of monoprinting. Printmaking ... Read moreThe Art of Monoprinting – Nik Pollard
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10:00 am
Needlefelting  works woolen fibers into the surface of a fabric backing to produce “pastel” like images with the wool fibres. By the end of the day you will have a fabulous life like bird picture, ... Read moreNeedlefelted Bird Pictures – Kirsten Hill-Nixon
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Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – Apr 15 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
The first ever ‘Harris Dynasty’ exhibition, showcasing 50 years of unique studio glass designs by the late Michael Harris and his two sons, Timothy and Jonathan, both independent glassmakers, world-renowned for their own unique and ... Read moreThe Harris Dynasty
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Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
This is a practical evening focussing on using metal leaf, embossing powder and gilding wax. Small additional charge for materials.
Meet in the Coffee Shop
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – Mar 25 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Otters, wildfowl, kingfishers, waders on the shoreline, animals at a waterhole.…anyone wanting to paint wildlife in its natural habitat will sooner or later need to tackle painting water. Wildlife may use water to swim, drink, ... Read moreReflections of Nature – Jackie Garner
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Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Darren Rees received the Artist in Residency honour from the Friends of The Scott Polar Research Institute, travelling to the Antarctic Peninsula. This display presents some of his sketches and paintings executed in situ, plus ... Read moreIce Bound
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Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Come and learn how to make a simple basket out of hedgerow material to hold all your Easter eggs or just to enjoy for the rest of the year.  You will be using a variety ... Read moreHedgerow Easter Baskets – Helen Lomberg
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