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 Summer 2019

13th April
20th July

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

How to get there.

Community Arts Programme for Summer 2019

For full details download the full leaflet

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

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Saturday Courses & Workshops for Children:

  • Art Attack - school years 4-6 (ages 8-10) 4 May - 20 Jul (10 classes)
  • Art Attack - school years 7-9 (ages 11-14) 4 May - 20 Jul (10 classes)

Workshops for Adults (18+):

  • Open Access Printmaking (13 Apr, 4 May, 1 June, 6 July) (Monthly)
  • Monoprint, line and layer (27 Apr)
  • Quirky Birds - print, paint and make (18 May)
  • Mixed Media - Little book of techniques (22 Jun)

Evening Courses Adults (18+):

  • Mondays: Silver Jewellery (29 Apr - 8 Jul, 10 classes)
  • Tuesdays: Silver Jewellery (30 Apr - 9 Jul, 10 classes)
  • Wednesday: Advanced Silver Jewellery (1 May - 26 Jun, 10 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.

Peacock Gallery Exhibition: 'Impressions'

Monday 29th April to
Thursday 16th May

Weekdays: 3pm-4.30pm

Saturdays: 10am-3pm

(Opening view Saturday 27th April, 1pm-3pm

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From exhibition 'Impressions'. Click image for larger picture.

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

How to get there.

Peacock Gallery Exhibition: 'Impressions'

Impressions is an exhibition by Community Art Open Access and Silver Jewellery students of printmaking, and silver jewellery.

The exhibition will also be celebrating the work of artist Karen Greville-Smith.

Entry is FREE.

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

Hands-on-Arts at Wokingham May Fayre

Monday 6th May
(Bank Holiday Monday)


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Market Place & Broad Street, Wokingham

How to get there.

Hands-on-Arts at Wokingham May Fayre

The Wokingham May Fayre will take place on the Bank Holiday, Monday, 6th May and promises to be a very lively day of family entertainment.

Don't miss the 'more arts.' Hands-on-Arts event at 8-10 Broad Street, where you can try out lots of different 'arts' activities, with the help of our expert local artists.

The Wokingham May Fayre is believed to be the largest street fair in the south of England, attracting thousands of people on the day. The event takes place in the Market Place & Broad Street, where a variety of stalls are set up. Hours are from 10am to 5pm. Admission is free, but there is a small charge for some activities.

For full details of the May Fayre events, including a timetable and a map, download the May Fayre Programme.

The main goal of the May Fayre is to provide a low-cost and fun family event, and enable local charities and other groups to raise money for their causes.

Entry to the May Fayre is FREE.

Proceeds from the May Fayre 2019 will benefit two local charities:

  • Home Start Wokingham District, supporting ordinary parents going through extraordinary times.
  • Me2 Club, enabling children and young people with additional needs and disabilities, aged 5-19, in the Wokingham Borough, to attend mainstream activities.

The May Fayre is organised by Wokingham Lions.

Get more information about the Wokingham May Fayre.

Wokingham Art Society Meeting

Tuesday, May 21st

7.30-9.30 pm

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Wokingham Methodist Church, Rose Street, Wokingham RG40 1XS

How to get there.

Paint demonstration by Jon Davies, on "Animal Studies" using Oils.

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

More information: www.wokinghamartsociety.org.uk.

Wokingham Arts Trail 2019: Now Open for Applications

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Saturday 21st September
Sunday 22nd September

10.30am to 5.30pm each day

Venues across Wokingham Borough

Wokingham Arts Trail 2019: Now Open for Applications

Wokingham Arts Trail will be returning this year on the weekend of 21st & 22nd September at venues in and around Wokingham.

This year is the 10th eagerly anticipated Wokingham Arts trail and promises to build on the success of previous years.

Applications are now invited for this year's Wokingham Arts Trail.

Our aim is to provide a platform for artists who live and work locally to show their work within the local communities in Wokingham and the surrounding area. Along with this we strive to create a varied and interesting experience for the trail visitors by selecting artists using a range of media to create good quality, well presented, and innovative work.

To apply to be part of this year's Arts Trail, please complete the Application Form on the Wokingham Arts Trail website.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 20th March.

If you would like to know more about Wokingham Arts Trail, visit our website www.wokinghamartstrail.co.uk.

Timeless announcements: CREATIVE ARTS

These creative art activities run permanently.

Watercolour Classes

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Tuesdays &


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

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.