Paint the garden workshop at Bateman's

The tranquil setting of Bateman's inspired many of Kipling's works as he expounded the beauty of the garden and surrounding countryside in his stories and verse. Join John Wiltshire this spring and capture the same beauty in paint.

John Wiltshire part way through completing his watercolour painting of Bateman's house and garden

Paint a picture

Following the success of our July ' Paint the garden' workshop, we have another opportunity for you to join local artist, John Wiltshire, in August to learn how to capture a picture of Bateman's in paint. These workshops are aimed at beginners although if you have some experience of painting then you'd be welcome to join the workshop for this exclusive opportunity to paint in Bateman's garden.

  • Workshop takes place on Thursday 23 August from 11am to 4pm.
  • Art materials will be provided but participants will need to provide their own easel or board and a chair.
  • Workshops cost £45 per person.
  • Light lunch is included.
  • Booking is essential by calling 0344 249 1895 or book on-line

Below is John Wiltshire's painting of Bateman's.

A watercolour painting of Bateman's house and lily pond by local artist, John Wiltshire