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John Thompson art workshop: Isle of Skye Thu 22, Fri 23 & Sat 24 August 'Sold Out'

Join John Thompson, Artist in Residence, for this full day art workshop in the rustic and cosy potting shed at Nymans.

  • Booking essential

We're delighted to be able to offer our popular painting workshops with John Thompson once again. John will provide everything you need to create a beautiful piece of artwork in acrylic paints, inspired by nature.

Tea, coffee, cake and biscuits will be provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements at checkout.



Event prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Isle of Skye Workshop£90.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895


This is one just for the adults.

Meeting point

Visitor Welcome building on arrival, 10 minutes before the start of the workshop.

What to bring and wear

Please wear old clothing, or something you don’t mind getting paint on.


Mainly level paths & level access to the Potting Shed - please check our full access statement for full details.

Contact info

Central Booking Office

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