What’s On

Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm Nature in Art
Day One You will learn about the various mosaic materials and techniques of cutting and setting.  You will make a 25cmsq panel on board on the first (or only) day. Day Two You will make ... Read moreDecorative Mosaics – Joanna Dewfall
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm Nature in Art
An exhibition of original cartoons and paintings by the renowned Norman Thelwell (1923 – 2004). Norman Thelwell (1923 – 2004) is one of the most popular cartoonists to have worked in Britain since the Second ... Read moreLaughter Lines
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Nature in Art
“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
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nature in Art
A great chance to have a go at some exciting experiments and discover some amazing scientific facts. Meet members of the Cheletenham Science Group who have some great ways of bringing science to life. You’ll ... Read moreFamily Discovery Day with Cheltenham Science Group
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm
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 Nature in Art
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
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – Nov 17 @ 5:00 pm
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 19 @ 10:00 am – Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm
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 Nature in Art
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
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm Nature in Art
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