What’s On

Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
This is a two day course that will show you how to paint impressionist style landscapes with acrylic paint. Using photos supplied by the tutor you will be shown how to paint summer landscapes and ... Read moreImpressionist Landscapes with Acrylic – Jonathan Newey
Nature in Art
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
You will create beautiful, natural soap using the finest essential oils, vegetable oils and herbal ingredients. Gain the knowledge and understanding of this amazing  alchemic process, techniques and troubleshooting. Learn how to build recipes, select ... Read moreNatural Soap Making – Kelly Allan
Nature in Art
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Zoologist, illustrator and camouflage expert Hugh B Cott (1900-1987), looked at nature with a naturalist’s curiosity, an artist’s eye and a military mindset. This is a unique exhibition of Cott’s work, highlighting a life of ... Read moreLife, Lines & Illusion
Nature in Art
10:00 am
Using just needle, thread and beads create a pretty case to house your favourite little sewing scissors inspired by the vibrant colours and form of a butterfly. A colour chart will be supplied for you ... Read moreA Beaded Butterfly Scissor Case – Sally Boehme
Nature in Art
Sep 29 @ 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
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 moreGiraffe Portrait, Coloursoft Pencils on Mount Board – Karen Coulson
Nature in Art
7:00 pm
An illustrated talk by Katrina van Grouw When Charles Darwin contemplated how best to introduce his controversial new theory of evolution to the general public, he chose to compare it with the selective breeding of ... Read moreUnnatural Selection: Evolution at the Hand of Man
Nature in Art
Oct 27 – Oct 28 all-day
12:00 am
The 2018 Gift & Craft Fair at Nature in Art £2 entry Free for under 16’s (including access to upstairs museum galleries) Car parking is free One of our most popular events, the annual craft ... Read more2018 Gift & Craft Fair
Nature in Art
10:00 am
Explore the mysteries behind the Collagraph Print on this 1-day course. Learn how to make your own unique prints from plates created from mount card, which is incised with lines, collaged with paper and other ... Read moreCollagraphs: The Mystery Unwrapped – Tor Hildyard
Nature in Art
Nov 5 @ 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
Nature in Art
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
Nature in Art
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
Nature in Art
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
Nature in Art
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
Nature in Art
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.  
Nature in Art
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
Nature in Art
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
Nature in Art
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
Nature in Art
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
Nature in Art
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
Nature in Art
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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