April 2018

Make Your Own Phone or Tablet Case with Andrea Lechner

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Thursday 5th April, 11am – 1pm

The aim of this workshop is to learn how to use patchwork and quilting techniques to create a case for a mobile phone or tablet. 

During the time provided the attendees will select fabrics, assemble three layers, sew them together and apply some decorative quilting to the outside. 

You will finish your project by binding the case and if desired, adding a popper for extra safety. 

Cost: £15 (including all materials)
Age: Teens

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Coptic Book Binding with Isabel Carmona

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Sunday 8th April, 10am – 3pm

Learn to make a beautiful book from scratch with a great design cover and a traditional sewing technique, that enables the book to open completely for sketching and writing comfortably. 

We provide all materials to make two books, one A6 size and one A5 size book, and there will be a choice of papers (watercolour or cartridge).

Cost: £60 (all materials included)
Age: Adults

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Kid’s Craft Session with Sarah Moorcroft

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sarah kids craft sessions

Tuesday 10th April, 10am – 12pm




This crafty session is designed to encourage and build your child’s imagination. Have fun doing something different together, exploring, making and being creative with artist, Sarah Moorcroft.
There will be a selection of activities to choose from – you and your child can spend time engaging in all or some of them.
~ Blow Painting
~ Galaxy jars
~ Multicoloured Filters
~ Glue Boards
Parents and carers must remain with their child at all times, and dress for mess!
Cost: £6 (all materials included)
Age: Universal (supervised)
To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Watercolours & Pastels for Kids with Sarah Moorcroft

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Thursday 12 April, 10am – 12.30pm



Experiment with the creative interaction of drawing and painting materials with artist, Sarah Moorcroft.
During the workshop, you will be using oil pastels and watercolour resistance to create your images. This is a great technique to learn and by the end of the session you’ll be able to do this at home!
At the end of the workshop, each child will have created a mixed media painting, to pop into a frame and hang on the wall.
The theme for this session is Space & Foxes!
The session may be messy, so come dressed for mess.
No experience needed.
Cost: £12
Age: 8yrs+ (supervised)
To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Tapestry Weaving (3days) with Lorna Goldsmith

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Wednesday 18th, Thursday 19th & Friday 20th April

10am – 4.30pm

Tapestry is a slow process that encourages the weaver to slow down, assess colour, texture and form during the making process. 

This introductory course will teach you how to set up the warp and weave, with weft structures in yarn or other more experimental materials. 

Using yarn and a simple frame loom you will learn the fundamental ways of constructing shapes and patterns in a tapestry sample, which you can build on and develop.

Cost: £120 (including all materials & equipment)
Age: Adults

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Papercutting Intro with Pie Lady

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Sunday 22nd April, 10am – 4pm




Watch a precious, everlasting piece emerge from a single piece of paper. 

You’ll learn lots of papercutting techniques, as well as precision and tips and tricks of the trade – all in a friendly environment, while we share a cuppa, biscuits and cake! 

Escape into a little world of paper and possibilities! You will receive a Pie Lady cutting pack for the workshop and to take home.

Cost: £45 (including a beautiful cutting kit to take home)
Age: Adults

*Offer: workshop discount available ~ Book the Intro & Intermediate papercutting for £75 (£15 off)

Email for more details: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Manga Drawing 5wk Course: Intro for Kids with Donna Lewis

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Saturday Mornings: 31 March, 7, 14, 21, 28 April

10am – 12pm


This five-week intro course will cover Manga drawing, techniques and specialist equipment. 

This course is for beginners and children with experience of drawing. 

Each week, we will focus on different features and characters, and apply them to your work-in-progress. 

In the final week, you will create a hand-drawn storyboard, using all of the elements and skills you have acquired during the course.

Cost: £100 (including Drawing Kit)
Age: 10yrs+ (unsupervised)

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk