What’s On

Nov 6 2018 @ 10:00 am – Jan 6 2019 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
The first out-of-London showing of the very latest exhibition of images from the British Wildlife Photography Awards, celebrating the beauty and diversity of British wildlife and the talent, artistry and determination of the photographers who ... Read more2018 British Wildlife Photography Awards
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Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
This is a two day course that will show you how to sketch landscapes and architecture with waterproof black ink pen and watercolour wash. Using photos supplied by the tutor you will be shown how ... Read moreSketching with Pen & Wash – Jonathan Newey
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Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join us for a Christmas celebration with an evening of festive music, readings and carols with the Gloucester and District Christian Choir. Mince pies and mulled wine included in the buffet. An evening not to ... Read moreChristmas Celebration
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Jan 15 @ 10:00 am – Mar 17 @ 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, London. Chosen from 45,000entries from 95 countries, these amazing images reflect nature’s beauty, diversity and fragility.  
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Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
GSBI was founded 25 years ago by teacher, botanist, writer and illustrator, Michael Hickey.GSBI specialises in botanical illustration as distinct from flower painting. It includes a number of RHS medal winners. This show includes works ... Read moreGloucestershire Society for Botanical Illustration
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Feb 15 @ 6:30 pm
6:30 pm
Join members of the Cotswold Astronomical Society to spend an evening of stargazing from the grounds of Wallsworth Hall. If you have your own equipment,please bring it with you. If not, you will be able ... Read moreStargazing Night
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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 an Elephant in Graphite Pencil – Jamie Boots
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Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Add impact to your paintings with this acrylics course that focuses on the big and the bold. Imagine the piercing stare of a Golden Eagle: how much more powerful would it be on a giant ... Read moreAcrylics with Attitude – Jackie Garner
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10:00 am
Inspired by the decorative works of the golden age of illustration and the Arts and Crafts movement, this course will show you how to include gold-leaf with your paintings. It can be used very versatile, ... Read moreEmbellishing your Paintings with Gold-leaf – Claudia Hahn
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7:00 pm
An illustrated talk by wildlife photographer Michael Leach Michael tells of his time high in the forest with the mountain gorillas of Rwanda,gathering first-hand material for his book – Faces in the Mirror. There are ... Read moreIn the Midst of the Gorillas
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Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – Mar 17 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Another Beastly Art exhibition features woodcut prints by Nat Morley, jewellery by Hazel Morris and ceramics and textiles by Jane Vernon.All three are Gloucestershire based artists inspired by nature and, in particular, animals.In this show ... Read moreAnother Beastly Art Exhibition
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10:00 am
Energy, improvisation, gesture, spontaneity and chance are all characteristics of the Monotype / Monoprint. This two day workshop will give participants the opportunity to further their experience and skills in printmaking. This course is aimed ... Read moreAn Introduction and Exploration of Monoprinting – Nik Pollard
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10:00 am
This subject contains endless possibilities for creating sculptures in clay that feature toads, frogs or even newts and salamanders.  It could be toads peeping out from under a mossy log (‘ toads in the hole’!), ... Read moreToads and Frogs and Mossy Logs (Ceramic sculpture) – Jill Moger SWLA
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Mar 20 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
6:45 pm
See and hear about Jill Moger‘s amazing  6 foot high sculpture of a hydrothermal vent (sometimes called a ‘sea chimney’) which recently won the top award at the Society for Wildlife Artists exhibition in London. ... Read moreJill Moger SWLA
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10:00 am
This course is a wonderful introduction to the world of coloured pencil techniques. Learn the art of layering and blending Derwent Coloursoft Pencils whilst using different pencil strokes to create the textures required for the  ... Read moreScottish Wildcat Portrait, Coloursoft Pencils on Mountboard – Karen Coulson
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10:00 am
This course is a wonderful introduction to coloured pencil and water colour pencil techniques. One method of using watercolour pencils will be explored for the watery background. Learn the art of layering and blending assorted  ... Read moreUnderwater Turtle, Coloured Pencils on Mountboard – Karen Coulson
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Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
The Langley Mill Pottery, Derbyshire was in operation from 1865 – 1982 producing a wide range of stoneware ranging from salt glazed ink bottles, utilitarian items and tableware to high quality and original art pottery. ... Read moreLangley Mill Pottery
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7:00 pm
 An illustrated talk by Simon and Carol Trapnell Come and get a fascinating glimpse of three Middle East countries – Jordan, Yemen and Oman. Personal stories of travels in Arab nations steeped in history and ... Read moreThe Last Resort of Yesterday in the World of Tomorrow
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Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
On this 1-day course you will make Plant Climbers, Plant Supports, Trellises and decorative Garden Hurdles, all out of willow grown in Somerset and here in Gloucestershire. Helen will guide you through each stage of ... Read moreWillow Garden Structures – Helen Lomberg
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Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Eight textile artists, under the aegis of Jean Littlejohn, explore the diversity of nature.Their varied interpretations are revealed by a mixed media approach and a broad range of work. A variety of techniques and combinations ... Read moreBolt Textiles
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Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
This one-day workshop which will introduce you to Sumi-e, the ancient art of creating Japanese ink pictures, or Japanese brush painting. Traditionally, these paintings feature subjects from the natural world such as flowers and birds. ... Read moreJapanese Brushwork – Takumasa Ono
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10:00 am
The first of two one day Workshops to help you leave Auto Mode and make the most of your Digital SLR/Bridge camera. If you have only used Auto mode, or tried other settings on your ... Read more‘Get Off Auto’ – Digital Photography Workshop 1 – Alan Law
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Apr 16 @ 10:00 am – May 12 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
The colour blue is generally associated with the sky and the oceans but is oddly rare in nature. It has different meanings in different cultures and was the first man-made colour pigment in 2,200 B.C. ... Read moreInto the Blue
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Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – Apr 28 @ 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 Cheetah in Graphite Pencil – Jamie Boots
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10:00 am
The second of two one day Workshops to help you leave Auto Mode and make the most of your Digital SLR/Bridge camera. Build on your Workshop 1 experience or if you are comfortable using Manual ... Read more‘Get Off Auto’ – Digital Photography Workshop 2, Developing Your Skills – Alan Law
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May 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
This workshop is a riot of paper play – folding a multitude of clever, intriguing and practical little books, wallets and envelopes or wraps.  Have a lot of fun making them for yourself or as ... Read moreNatty Little Folded Books – Josie Brown
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May 11 @ 10:00 am – May 12 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Silk paintings are created on white silk, using brilliantly coloured dyes . These dyes can be contained to certain areas by the use of gutta, which forms a resist . Over the weekend we will practise drawing ... Read moreSilk Painting – Jackie Cox
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10:00 am
Creating iridescent feathers in watercolour, the subject is the peacock one of the most colourful birds. By using vivid colour and light Valerie hopes that this 2 day workshop will be fun as well as ... Read moreCreating Iridescent Feathers in Watercolour, The Peacock – Val Briggs
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May 25 @ 10:00 am – Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Watercolour paintings by Derek Robertson based on his researches into bird migration and visits to refugee camps in Calais, Sicily, Cyprus and Jordan. The work overlays depictions of refugees and migrants with studies of migrating ... Read moreThe Wildlife Art Society
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10:00 am
During the course we will explore how to achieve realistic detail and texture, using a controlled, multi-layered approach to working in pastel.
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