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 £75 including all materials. Bookings can be made from 7 January by calling 01444 405250.

Waves on the rocks painting by artist John Thompson

March- Evening seascape 

Enjoy painting a reflective and sparkling seascape. Thursday 26, Friday 27 and Saturday 28 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 23, Friday 24 and Saturday 25 April. 10.30am to 4pm.

A painting of 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 14, Friday 15 and Saturday 16 May. 10.30am to 4pm.

Painting of the moon reflecting over the sea by artist John Thompson

June - Moon over the sea 

Test your painting skills with this new theme of a moonlit sea. Thursday 25, Friday 26 and Saturday 27 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 30, Friday 31 July and Saturday 1 August. 10.30am to 4pm.

A field of bright sunflowers painting by artist John Thompson

August - Sunflowers 

New for this year is an opportunity to paint a field full of swaying sunflowers. Thursday 27, Friday 28 and Saturday 29 August. 10.30am to 4pm.

Painting of rolling hills through a window by artist John Thompson

September - View through a window 

Capture the gentle colours of the landscape with this scene through a window. Thursday 24, Friday 25 and Saturday 26 September. 10.30am to 4pm.

Close up painting of colourful hens by artist John Thompson

October - Cock and hens  

Create something a little different with these colourful feathered friends. Thursday 15, Friday 16 and Saturday 17 October. 10.30am to 4pm.

Woodland in winter painting by artist John Thompson

November - Winter woods 

Enjoy painting a snowy scene of the woods in preparation for the festive season. Thursday 26, Friday 27 and Saturday 28 November. 10am to 3.30pm.