What's on: CREATIVE ARTS

Local art exhibitions, arts societies meetings, craft events, art clubs, arts workshops and
information about how you can exhibit your own work.

Event are listed in order of start date.

Community Arts Programme Spring 2020

18th January
to 1st April 2020

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Community Arts, Maiden Erlegh Campus, Silverdale Road, Earley, Reading RG6 7HS

How to get there.

Community Arts Programme for Spring 2020

For full details download the full leaflet

Booking is open for the Maiden Erlegh School Community Arts Programme for Spring 2019.

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SPRING 2020 SCHEDULE

Saturday Courses & Workshops for Children:

  • Art Attack - school years 4-6 (ages 8-10) 18 Jan - 28 Mar (10 classes)
  • Art Attack - school years 7-9 (ages 11-14) 18 Jan - 28 Mar (10 classes)

Workshops for Adults (18+):

  • Open Access Printmaking (4 Jan, 1 Feb, 7 Mar, 4 May) (Monthly)
  • Painting the coast in acrylics (11 Jan)
  • Creative drawing (15 Feb)
  • Gelli plate textile printing (29 Feb)
  • Decorate a mirror (14 Mar)
  • Delightful decay-buildings, windows & doorways (21 Mar)

Evening Courses Adults (18+):

  • Mondays: Silver Jewellery (20 Jan – 30 Mar, 10 classes)
  • Mondays: Stained Glass (20 Jan - 16 Mar, 8 classes)
  • Tuesdays: Silver Jewellery (21 Jan – 31 Mar, 10 classes)
  • Tuesdays: Sewing machines for beginners (28 Jan - 10 Mar, 6 classes)
  • Wednesdays: Advanced Silver Jewellery (22 Jan - 1 Apr, 8 classes)

For details and schedule download the full leaflet. To book your place on any of the courses visit the booking form page.

Get more information about: Community Arts & Peacock Gallery.

Information about Maiden Erlegh School: www.maidenerleghschool.co.uk.

Wokingham Art Society Meeting

Tuesday, January 21st

7.30-9.30 pm

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Wokingham Methodist Church, Rose Street, Wokingham RG40 1XS

How to get there.

Demonstration by Keith Hornblower, painting a "Townscape" in Watercolour

Entrance fee is £4 for non-members. This includes a cup of coffee or tea during the interval.

More information: www.wokinghamartsociety.org.uk.

Peacock Gallery: 2020 Exhibition 'Structures' by Year 8 students from Maiden Erlegh School

Saturday 1st February
to Friday 7th February

Weekdays 3pm-4.30pm
Sat 10am-3pm

(Opening viewing
Fri 31st Jan 3pm-5pm
ALL WELCOME)

2020 Exhibition 'Structures' - click for larger image

2020 Exhibition 'Structures' - click image for larger image

The Peacock Gallery, Maiden Erlegh Campus, Silverdale Road, Earley, Reading RG6 7HS

How to get there.

Peacock Gallery: 2020 Exhibition 'Structures' by Year 8 students from Maiden Erlegh School

The Peacock Gallery invites you to the 2020 exhibition of art entitled "Structures". On show will be a selection of paintings, drawings, ceramics, sculptures, and prints produced by the Year 8 students from Maiden Erlegh School.

The exhibition explores the theme of 'Structures' both man made and natural.

More information about Peacock Gallery: www.maidenerleghschool.co.uk/page/?title=The+Peacock+Gallery&pid=132.

Wokingham Art Society Meeting

Tuesday, February 18th

7.30-9.30 pm

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Wokingham Methodist Church, Rose Street, Wokingham RG40 1XS

How to get there.

Paul Banning, RI, RSMI, President of the Wokingham Art Society, will give his annual presentation to the Society.

Entrance fee is £4 for non-members. This includes a cup of coffee or tea during the interval.

More information: www.wokinghamartsociety.org.uk.

Peacock Gallery Exhibition: 'Inbound' by Sam Knight

Saturday 29th February to
Thursday 19th March

Weekdays: 3pm-4.30pm

Sat: 10am-3pm

(Opening viewing Sat 29th Feb, 1pm-3pm
ALL WELCOME)

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The Peacock Gallery, Maiden Erlegh Campus, Silverdale Road, Earley, Reading RG6 7HS

How to get there.

Peacock Gallery Exhibition: 'Inbound' by Sam Knight

Sam relocated to Cambridgeshire in September 2018, and the focus of his artwork has been on artist books ad other bound artwork.

This exhibition will compile a series of self-initiated 'art projects', from exploratory artwork to finished pieces, all culminating in artist books, books and zines.

Entry is FREE.

More information about The Peacock Gallery: peacockgallery.wordpress.com.

Get more information about: Community Arts & Peacock Gallery.

Wokingham Art Society Meeting

Tuesday, March 17th

7.30-9.30 pm

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Wokingham Methodist Church, Rose Street, Wokingham RG40 1XS

How to get there.

Demonstration by Max Hale, on the subject of "Tonal Values" using Oil paint.

Entrance fee is £4 for non-members. This includes a cup of coffee or tea during the interval.

More information: www.wokinghamartsociety.org.uk.


Timeless announcements: CREATIVE ARTS

These creative art activities run permanently.

Watercolour Classes

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Tuesdays &
Thursdays

Finchampstead

Watercolour Classes

If you would like to learn to paint in watercolours, or develop your skills and techniques, why not join one of my classes in Finchampstead.

For more details please visit the website www.saa.co.uk/art/lespatey or call Les on 01344 775276.

Art Classes at The Phoenix Studio, Towersey

Throughout
the week

The Phoenix Studio, Chinnor Rd, Towersey, Nr Thame, Oxfordshire OX9 3QZ

How to get there.

The Phoenix Studio runs a range of art classes for all abilities, from the complete novice to the lifelong artist. The brand new studio, set amidst a beautiful meadow in the quiet village of Towersey in Oxfordshire, offers a great place to explore your creativity.

For more details please visit the website www.phoenixstudio.co.uk or call James on 07765 980508.

New Art Group

Every Tuesday

1pm to 3pm

FBC Centre, Gorse Ride, Finchampstead RG40 4ES

Come and join a friendly group of people who enjoy painting and drawing together in modern surroundings at the FBC Centre. All abilities from beginners to experienced painters are welcome.

No joining, termly or annual fees. Cost £3 per session.

For more details telephone 0118 9088155 or 0118 9732484

Twyford Arts Group Life Drawing Sessions

Every Wednesday

7pm to 9.30pm

URC Hall, Church Street, Twyford RG10 9DR (opp. Haweli restaurant)

How to get there

The group meets for life drawing sessions on Wednesday evenings for people to come along and practise their skills. More information: www.twyfordartgroup.co.uk.

The Ark Studio

 

 

Ravenswood Village, Nine Mile Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire RG45 6BQ

How to get there

The Ark is an educational arts and disability charity that runs music, dance, drama and other arts courses. Contact: (01344) 755528 or email us for details.