Developing Sketchbooks with Nature as Artist with Julie Leach

2020-03-06T14:24:22+00:00June 12th, 2020||

A 2 day workshop for participants of any experience to relax and let nature take the creative strain. Working with printmaker Julie Leach, who collaborates with nature to make work, participants will engage outdoors as hunters and gatherers of nature’s own marks. Participants will use a broad range of print techniques to collect, curate and [...]

Wildlife Drawing workshop with David Skidmore

2020-03-07T13:42:20+00:00June 12th, 2020||

Using graphite pencil, on hot press paper, with references supplied, we will work through initial drawing techniques, building tones to give a 3 dimensional feel, learning the importance of contrast between dark and light. Finally we will look at the details that finish off the piece. Have fun and work at a comfortable pace, suitable [...]

An Introduction to Botanical Art – Workshop with Ros Franklin

2020-03-06T14:30:14+00:00June 12th, 2020||

‘An Introduction to Botanical Art’ with RHS Gold Medalist Ros Franklin FLS in the beautiful surroundings of Dormy House. Come and explore the methods used in this traditional art form. You will be shown how to draw accurately, and how to create three-dimensional form using continuous gradational tone in graphite. You will also be introduced [...]

Seeing Sound – the colour of music in the 20th Century

2020-03-07T14:17:52+00:00June 11th, 2020|, |

The connection between colour and music goes back to Aristotle, and composers have conceived music as colour ever since. Using piano demonstrations and a trove of audio excerpts, Jonathan James will illustrate how music - keys, tonalities, chords and tone - can be 'seen' and how colour, for some late Romantics and early modernists, became [...]

Kids “Connecting with Nature” Workshop with Jane Bevan

2020-03-12T11:14:30+00:00June 11th, 2020|, |

Young artists (age 5+) will be making woodland creatures and fantastical worlds by selecting from a wide range of garden and woodland materials and a small block of clay. We will handle and explore a range of natural materials and share stories about the countryside and plants, including individual plant properties and names. Jane Bevan [...]

Design & make a silver pendant workshop

2020-03-07T14:22:40+00:00June 11th, 2020||

This is an opportunity for those who are either novices or have some basic to medium silversmithing skills, to learn a variety of techniques under the careful tutorage of Karen Lockton and her daughter, Francesca. You will learn to solder, hand forge, anneal, finish and polish a solid sterling silver pendant. Karen and Francesca run [...]

Roses in the Garden – Acrylics Workshop with Parastoo Ganjei

2020-03-07T17:11:07+00:00June 11th, 2020||

Featured in Artists and Illustrators Magazine in October 2019, Parastoo Ganjei's expressive flower paintings are gaining an ardent following. Painting in the stunning private rose gardens of Springfield House in Broadway, in this one day workshop artists will explore the innate beauty of roses. Roses are truly the queen of flowers and specially in June [...]

“Loving Vincent” Film Screening

2020-03-10T22:22:41+00:00June 10th, 2020|, |

We are pleased to announce that we are teaming up with the Broadway Cinema Club to bring you the award-winning film “Loving Vincent” on the early evening of Wednesday 10th June (Cert 12). Released in 2017 Loving Vincent is an experimental animated biographical drama about the life of the painter Vincent van Gogh, and in [...]

Clay Owl Sculpture workshop with Ros Ingram

2020-03-07T17:46:37+00:00June 10th, 2020||

Back by popular demand after the sell-out hare & hens workshops in 2018! Create a unique clay owl sculpture with award-winning ceramicist Ros Ingram. All abilities welcome - Please bring an apron! Tickets £35 10 Places Tickets go on sale to the general public through the website at 10am on Good Friday (April 10th 2020) [...]

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