Painting workshops

Join local artist John Thompson on one of his popular acrylic painting workshops. Each month there is a different theme and John will take you step by step through each stage of the painting process. Each workshop cost £70 including all materials. Bookings can be made from January by calling 01444 405250.

A painting of summer meadow flowers by artist John Thompson

May - Meadow flowers 

Test your flower painting skills with a meadow full of flora including poppies and daisies. Thursday 16, Friday 17 and Saturday 18 May. 10.30am to 4pm.

Close up  of waterlillies and irises by artist John Thomspnop

June - Blue irises and waterlillies 

Relax and take your time creating this calm and reflective water scene. Thursday 27, Friday 28 and Saturday 29 June. 10.30am to 4pm.

A view across a meadow with summer flowers

July - Meadow view 

Create a tranquil view of rolling fields and a meadow full of summer flowers. Thursday 25, Friday 26 and Saturday 27 July. 10.30am to 4pm.

Painting of a stream through a wood by artist John Thompson

August - Woodland stream 

Paint your own summer stream meandering through the woods. Thursday 29, Friday 30 and Saturday 31 August. 10.30am to 4pm.

Close up painting of colourful hens by artist John Thompson

September - Cock and hens  

Create something a little different with these colourful feathered friends. Thursday 26, Friday 27 and Saturday 28 September. 10.30am to 4pm.

Painting of rolling hills through a window by artist John Thompson

October - View through a window 

Capture the gentle colours of the landscape with this scene through a window. Thursday 17, Friday 18 and Saturday 19 October. 10.30am to 4pm.

Waves on the rocks painting by artist John Thompson

November - Sparkling sea 

Enjoy painting this reflective and sparkling seascape. Thursday 21, Friday 22 and Saturday 23 November. 10am to 3.30pm.