Unseen Heritage: An Act of Making

May 25 2022

Join us for a special evening of archive films and traditional West Country songs performed by folk and heritage artist Amanda Boyd. Themed around…

Inspired by Nature: Drawing For Pattern Design

May 27 2022

This three-day practical course will teach you essential techniques in illustration and pattern design that are Inspired By Nature. This three-day practical course is…

Nature Photography Masterclass

Jun 10 2022

A four day Nature Photography Masterclass, to develop your techniques for taking photographs on location During this four day Nature Photography Masterclass, you will…

National Gardens Scheme: Open Day

Jun 25 2022

Clayhill Arts will be taking part in this year’s National Gardens Scheme, by opening its gardens to raise money for the following charities: Marie…

Making Paper Garments

Jul 4 2022

A practical three-day course showing a range of experimental techniques using found and recycled materials with Jennifer Collier. The skills learnt over each day…

Out of This Earth: Working with Earth Pigments, Soya Milk & Textiles

Jul 9 2022

A three-day course designed to introduce you to an ecological method of binding earth (or mineral) pigments to textiles using soya milk. This practical…

Weaving with Colour

Jul 15 2022

Explore how to weave confidently with colour in this three day practical and flexible “Weaving with Colour” course alongside award-winning weaver Angie Parker. During…

Masterclass in Children’s Book Illustration

Jul 19 2022

During this four day masterclass, we cover the fundamental building blocks of children’s book illustration. During this four day masterclass, you will be guided…

Masterclass in Feltmaking – Samples: An Inquiry into the Creative Potential of Felt

Jul 24 2022

Award-winning textile artist Gladys Paulus will be leading this four-day Masterclass in Feltmaking; an intensive inquiry into the creative potential of felt. Perfect for those…

Crafting Curious Automata

Jul 29 2022

This practical three-day course with Stephen Guy of Fire the Inventor explores the creative possibilities of automata using key mechanisms, such as cams, drives…

Smoke-Fired Ceramics

Aug 2 2022

If you would like to experiment with Smoke-Fired Ceramics and sophisticated, yet easy-to-use ceramics firing techniques, then join Designer-Maker Ranjit Dhaliwal in this three-day…

Pixels for Pencils: An introduction to creative coding for artists

Aug 5 2022

Writing code for a computer, can feel a long way from other artistic traditions, yet there is huge scope for artists of all disciplines…

Introduction to Bronze Casting

Aug 10 2022

A 3 day introduction into bronze casting. Using the lost wax process. You will learn how to smelt down metal so that you can cast your own bronze sculpture.

Alternative Photography: Solargraphy and Lumen Printing

Aug 26 2022

This practical 2 day and night course with artist Pauline Woolley will explore Alternative Photography techniques including how to make your own pinhole cameras…

Drawing the Natural World

Sep 1 2022

During this 5-day drawing and mixed media course, painter, drawer and printmaker Chris Wallbank and painter and printmaker Nik Pollard will be teaching you…

Poetry of Decay: Experimental Fabric Techniques

Oct 7 2022

A 3-day course with textiles artist Christine Chester, exploring the Poetry of Decay. During this 3-day mixed media course, delivered by Christine Chester, you…

Destructive Distillation: Exploratory Charcoal Making & Drawing

Oct 15 2022

A two-day workshop, exploring Charcoal Making & Drawing with Lotte Scott. Led by artist Lotte Scott, this practical two-day workshop will explore material, place…