Artspace hosts a programme of regular arts activities run by members and associates in the building.
Mark Shirley runs weekly art classes for people who have mental health difficulties, stress or anxiety. This class is not generally open to the public.
Tuesdays 10.30am -12.30pm
For more details contact Mark:
Tel: 07805 350 353
Arty-Folks offers therapeutic visual arts workshops to adults of working age who feel at a low point in life and who are struggling with mental ill health. Activities cover a range of Crafts and Fine Art projects including drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, modelling, etc. Workshops are suitable for total beginners and are designed to stretch people’s skills and abilities. No referral or booking is required and people can join any Wednesday. Costs £2 per session which includes all art materials and refreshments.
Wednesdays 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Regular weekly informal drop in workshops for people looking to develop or practice circus skills such as stilt walking, juggling, diablo, poi, devil stick, unicycling, and clowning. For anyone interested in developing circus skills aged 12+. All under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult
Tuesday Evenings from 8 -10pm
Voluntary contributions are made at session
Life drawing sessions for people wishing to develop fine art life drawing skills. Rolling programmes thoughout the year. Please contact Frieda for more details:
Block fees to be paid upfront on the first session including models and materials.
HARP is a self help group of amateur artists who enjoy a variety of art activities, mainly as a hobby. They partake in small exhibitions, organise visits from established artists, enjoy visiting local art galleries as a group, and get together once a week on Thursday mornings at Artspace to paint and draw.
Artists with any level of ability are welcome.
Contact the group to join the waiting list.
Clay & Fire is a friendly and informal weekly ceramics workshop. Several outdoor Raku firings are also organised each year, and a community events in the city centre are occasionally planned. Clay & Fire is lead by member artists and welcomes both complete beginners, and those who have some experience of ceramics but have no access to a studio or wish to meet other practitioners.
Every Thursday 7-9pm Angie Atkins
£10 per session including the cost of materials