What’s On

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 ... 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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Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
Come on a journey with David as he explores the questions: Why do so many people like art? Why isn’t all art beautiful? What is the basis of beauty in nature? Is there a link ... Read moreIs Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder?
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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 21 @ 10:00 am – Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
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 birds, ... Read moreMigrations
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May 23 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Migrations – A Field Study in Adversity: an illustrated talk by Derek Robertson   £8 including finger buffet and access to galleries Derek Robertson has been a professional artist for over 30 years and his paintings have won ... Read moreMigrations
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May 25 @ 10:00 am – Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
The Wildlife Art Society International’s annual exhibition of wildlife art. Around 300 paintings, drawings, original prints, photogrpahs and sculptures by professional and part-time members of this active organisation will be on display, the majority for ... Read moreThe Wildlife Art Society
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May 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
11:00 am
Come and meet Daphne Neville and her otter Rudi! For over 50 years Daphne has been a film and TV actress. Since the 1980s she has combined this with her conservation work with otters. This ... Read moreOtter Family Day
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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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Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Heart&Soul Community Choir      £6 including light snacks and access to museum and Wildlife Art Society exhibition Under the inspirational leadership of Hilary Davies, Heart&Soul Community Choir will be lifting our spirits with a varied repertoire covering traditional ... Read moreHeart&Soul Choir
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Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Using natural leaves, you will learn how to use the heat press, stencils and foil to create stunning, unique textile designs. You will experiment with using pre prepared dye  paper, and be shown how to ... Read moreBotanical Printing, 3 Ways – Clare Walsh
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Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
An in-depth introduction to creating art, graphics and illustrations on your iPad with Procreate. All the subjects will be of Natural History. We will create various examples in styles that utilize the amazing variety of ... Read moreiPad Nature Illustration – Ian Coleman
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7:00 pm
An illustrated talk by Charles Dewhurst      £8 including finger buffet and access to all the galleries Some of the world’s most beautiful butterflies are the swallowtails and birdwings,  includes our own very localised British Swallowtail. Possibly the ... Read moreQueen Alexandra Birdwing Butterfly
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Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
On this 2 day course participants will master the fast drying time of acrylic paint, tackle details and a variety of textures found in nature and leave with a better grasp of this very versatile ... Read morePainting Wildlife in Acrylics – Kim Thompson
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Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
A day of hands-on linoprinting which will include the use of the different cutting tools, creating and transferring a design onto the lino block and cutting to leave a relief surface.  The cut block can ... Read moreLino-printing Wildlife – Richard Jarvis
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Jul 1 @ 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm
6:45 pm
 A guided tour/talk to see the stunning exhibition of woodturned items making up the special exhibition ‘Art from the Tree‘. Doors open 6.45pm for 7pm start. No charge, but donation appreciated. Coffee/tea available beforehamd.
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Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Over 300 items by members of the Association of Woodturners of Great Britain. Artistry and craftsmanship come together in wonderful items exploiting the varied qualities of wood. From the traditional to contemporary, a diverse show ... Read moreArt from the Tree
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Jul 6 @ 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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Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Discover nature’s pattern book in this course inspired by the shapes, colours and textures of natural objects. Take inspiration from Nature in Art’s extensive collection of shells, feathers, seeds, bark, leaves, and pebbles. We will ... Read morePattern in Nature – Jackie Garner
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10:00 am
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 more ambitious, there will be the opportunity to have a go ... Read moreSketching Birds using Pencils & Watercolours – Trevor Smith
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Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
11:00 am
A fantastic opportunity to meet a variety of magnificent birds of prey, from owls and hawks to falcons and eagles. The friendly team at Walks with Hawks have an inexhaustible enthusiasm and knowledge of birds ... Read moreFamily Fun Day – Walks with Hawks
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