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.

Seascape painting by artist John Thompson

March - Seascape 

Bring the power of the waves to life with this coast and sea painting. Thursday 22, Friday 23 and Saturday 24 March. 10.30am to 4pm.

Bluebell wood painting by artist John Thompson

April - Bluebell Woods 

Capture the beauty of a spring woodland carpeted with swathes of bluebells. Thursday 26, Friday 27 and Saturday 28 April. 10.30am to 4pm.

Meadow flowers painting by artist John Thompson

May - Meadow flowers 

Test your flower painting skills with a meadow full of flora including poppies and daisies. Thursday 24, Friday 25 and Saturday 26 May. 10.30am to 4pm.

View of South Downs painting by artist John Thompson

June - The South Downs 

Create a tranquil view of the green rolling hills of the South Downs. Thursday 21, Friday 22 and Saturday 23 June. 10.30am to 4pm.

Floral border painting by artist John Thompson

July - Floral Border 

Produce your own vibrant painting full of colourful summer flowers. Thursday 26, Friday 27 and Saturday 28 July. 10.30am to 4pm.

Evening light at the pond painting by artist John Thompson

August - Evening light 

Relax and take your time creating this calm and reflective water scene. Thursday 23, Friday 24 and Saturday 25 August. 10.30am to 4pm.

Moon reflecting on the pond painting by artist John Thompson

September - Moon reflecting on the pond 

Test your painting skills with this moon lit view through the birch trees. Thursday 20, Friday 21 and Saturday 22 September. 10.30am to 4pm.

Goldfish and waterlilies painting by artist John Thompson

October - Goldfish and waterlilies 

Create something a little different looking down into the pond. Thursday 11, Friday 12 and Saturday 13 October. 10.30am to 4pm.

A winter scene

November - Winter Birches 

Enjoy painting a snowy scene of winter birch trees in preparation for the festive season. Thursday 22, Friday 23 and Saturday 24 November. 10am to 3.30pm.