What’s On

Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
An exhibition of original cartoons and paintings by the renowned Norman Thelwell (1923 – 2004). Norman Thelwell is one of the most popular cartoonists to have worked in Britain since the Second World War.  Although ... Read moreLaughter Lines
Nature in Art
10:00 am
We see objects because of light and in order to create realistic images of plants we need to fully understand light and observe how it reacts with our subjects to describe their shapes. In this ... Read moreFocus on Form, Creating Contrast, Highlighting Highlights and Deepening Darks – Ann Swan
Nature in Art
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
In today’s world of digital photographic manipulation, the idea of altering images is the norm. This exhibition features work by members of the Bromoil Circle using a process that involves changing images yet using a ... Read moreNature in Bromoil
Nature in Art
7:00 pm
“Whosoever pulls this sword from the stone is the rightful King of England”   Wizards, Magic Swords, Knights in Shining Armour, and the Throne of England. There are fights to be fought, Knights to be ... Read moreThe Sword in the Stone – Outdoor theatre performance by IK Productions
Nature in Art
10:00 am
The Course will focus on botanical painting, giving the learner the opportunity to work in either watercolour or gouache. The course will be taught by Simon Williams SBA. Gouache and watercolour are both water soluble ... Read moreBotanical Illustration in Watercolour/Gouache – Simon Williams
Nature in Art
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Focusing on joyful expression through art, this art workshop is all about discovering and reconnecting  with your creative side.  Offering  you the chance to loosen up creatively, without expectations, in a nurturing, fun and relaxing ... Read morePainting in the Moment – Frances Whitman
Nature in Art
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Rarely seen, yet glittering to behold, this is a display of gold, silver and metal thread embroidery to dazzle and delight, embracing nature in all its forms. All the pieces are made by members of ... Read moreGolden Threads of Life
Nature in Art
11:00 am
A great chance to have a go at some exciting experiments and discover some amazing scientific facts. Meet members of the Cheltenham Science Group who have some great ways of bringing science to life. You’ll ... Read moreFamily Discovery Day with Cheltenham Science Group
Nature in Art
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
    WyeSevern Textile Artists from Mid Wales are inspired by the natural world. Each member has their own dynamic way of interpreting the subject. A diverse range of styles and mixed media techniques are ... Read moreStitched on the Wildside
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Drawing is a fantastic way of exploring the world around us. This one day workshop is designed to be fun it will invigorate, excite and challenge.  The morning session will be a series of short ... Read moreExploring Drawing – Nik Pollard
Nature in Art
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Inspired by the landscape, flora and fauna in and around a working quarry by Esther Tyson Esther Tyson SWLA is at the forefront of contemporary wildlife art and a council member of the Society of Wildlife Artists ... Read moreAs the Crow Flies
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – Sep 15 @ 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 an Owl in Graphite Pencil – Jamie Boots
Nature in Art
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
With a natural history theme this is an introduction to various ink drawing tools and surfaces, with a focus on penning and brushing techniques. A look at creating high contrasts, shading, tones and line styles ... Read moreDrawing in Ink – Ian Coleman
Nature in Art
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Glass fusing is joining two or more layers of glass through heating in a kiln. There are several techniques that can be adapted to this basic principle some of which give surprising results. This 1-day ... Read moreGlass Fusing – Sharon Foley
Nature in Art
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 moreWolf Portrait, Coloursoft Pencils on Mountboard – Karen Coulson
Nature in Art
7:00 pm
Norman Thelwell: Celebrated cartoonist and artist An illustrated talk by Tim Craven Tim Craven is an artist, former Curator at Southampton City Art Gallery and well known to Nature in Art. This talk traces the life, passions ... Read moreNorman Thelwell: An Illustrated Talk by Tim Craven
Nature in Art
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Since January we have been delighted to have had Bella Lucchesi join us for a day a week as Nature in Art’s Curatorial Trainee. Bella is from the USA and is undertaking an MA in ... Read moreNature’s Code
Nature in Art
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
A Private View of the Nature’s Code exhibition exhibition and an opportunity to witness a Panel Discussion on the Fibonacci sequence by three leading experts in different fields of interest. Alongside the exhibition, this panel ... Read moreNature’s Code
7:00 pm
Preview Evening and Panel Discussion on the Fibonacci sequence by leading experts in different fields of interest. Join us for the preview evening of Nature’s Code including a fascinating discussion surrounding the Fibonacci sequence. Alongside ... Read moreNature’s Code – Preview Evening and Panel Discussion
Nature in Art
10:00 am
This is a two day course that will show you how to sketch buildings and architectural detail with waterproof black ink pen and watercolour wash. Using photos supplied by the tutor you will be shown ... Read moreSketching Buildings with Pen and Wash – Jonathan Newey
Nature in Art
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – Nov 17 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
A special selection of ceramic sculptures by Linda Heaton-Harris. See extremely detailed bird and other sculptures, life-size and miniature, presented with hand-built items demonstrating a more simplified approach. All capture the essence of the animal ... Read moreLinda Heaton-Harris Sculpture
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
An illustrated talk by Jackie Garner Jackie Garner takes us back to the times of the ancients, with images from her latest trip to Egypt. Take a glimpse into the tombs and temples and discover the variety ... Read morePainting the Past
10:00 am
This is a course for all abilities who have an interest in learning to paint the colour, energy and vitality found in a Garden Border. Working from photos that inspire, from views of your own ... Read morePainting a Garden Border with Perennials & Grasses – Rosalind Wise
Nature in Art
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Fresh from its launch in London, see the very latest exhibition of images from the British Wildlife Photography Awards celebrating the beauty and diversity of British nature and the talent, artistry and determination of the ... Read more2019 British Wildlife Photography Awards
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
A 2-day course on painting almost certainly one of our most popular, colourful and easily recognisable birds, the Kingfisher. Using acrylics on board we will be looking at sketching the bird in flight and trying ... Read moreKingfishers & Riverbeds in Acrylic – Martin Rumary
Nature in Art
10:00 am
This is a two day course that will show you how to paint impressionist style autumn and winter landscapes with acrylic paint. Using photos supplied by the tutor you will be shown how to paint ... Read moreImpressionist Autumn and Winter Landscapes with Acrylic – Jonathan Newey
Nature in Art
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
The glowing colour of traditional slide film is the perfect medium in which to celebrate the beauty and variety of Gloucestershire. Historian and renowned lecturer Tim Porter shows some choice examples, and shares some thoughts on ... Read moreGloucestershire Through the Lens
10:00 am
A rewarding 1-day where participants will use willow and other materials  to make stars, garlands, angels, reindeer and mini Christmas trees ready for the festive celebrations. By the end of the day you should have ... Read moreWillow Christmas Decorations – Helen Lomberg
Nature in Art
10:00 am
Maria Merian (1647-1717) was a true pioneer. As a young girl, she was passionate about two things – insects and art. Maria lived in a time when religious superstition and long-held traditions and rules about ... Read moreStudying and Painting Butterflies in Watercolour – Cath Hodsman
Nature in Art
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
An evening of festive songs and carols to celebrate the Christmas season with the Heart of Gloucester Community Choir under the leadership of Monika Murrell. Our usual hearty finger buffet will include mince pies and ... Read moreChristmas Celebration