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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10:00 am
This unique two-day watercolour painting workshop will use insects specimens, microscopes, magnifying glasses and macro photos to explore the hidden, beautiful, magic and unseen world of insects – To find out how insects use their ... Read moreStudying & Painting Insect Colour & Pattern – Cath Hodsman
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10:00 am
Using woolen fibres and specialist felting needles, you will sculpt your choice of whale or fish. Starting with simple shapes, then making fins and tails we will join all the parts smoothly adding colour and ... Read moreNeedlefelting Fish or Whales – Kirsten Hill-Nixon
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Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – Nov 25 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Wildflower meadows look complicated and difficult to paint. My aim in this course is to show an easy way to construct a meadow, making it look natural, through layering the different grasses and flowers. The ... Read morePainting a Wildflower Meadow – Rosalind Wise
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Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Design a unique printed wrap scarf and learn print techniques which can be applied to fabric and paper projects. Use natural objects as inspiration for a printed design Learn to make a variety of printing ... Read morePrinted and Embellished Textiles – Liz Robertson
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Nov 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
7:00 pm
 Mountains of the Moon – An illustrated talk by Steve Russell The Ugandan Rwenzori Mountains with their glaciers, rocky  outcrops and unique varieties of plants and animals are like nowhere else on Earth. This range was ... Read moreMountains of the Moon
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10:00 am
A workshop to introduce the ancient and mysterious art of drawing with metal wire – it was how masters such as Dürer, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael drew before the pencil arrived.  Metal won’t make ... Read moreMetalpoint Drawing & Lettering Techniques – Josie Brown
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10:00 am
Light, colour and reflections of the sun can change the landscape dramatically. Working with lots of coloured organza’s to give light and colour to the picture, metallic fabrics to give the sparkle to the water. ... Read moreApplique Textile Sunset, Sky & Water – Kathleen Matthews-Saunders
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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
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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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