Drop and Shop Events

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“Drop” your kids off  and let us take the stress out of your Christmas “Shop”
On Saturday 12th & 19th December, City Arts will be providing two specialist Children’s Workshops.

Session Times:
Morning: 10am – 12.30pm
Afternoon: 1.30pm – 4pm

Your child will be taught by two local artists: Donna Lewis & Rachel Cheer.

christmas-countdownDuring the workshop the children will learn how to:

  • Plan and Design
  • Create and Construct
  • Decorate and Wrap…

…a beautiful, handmade, artisan gift for a loved one.


Some of the art skills the children will learn, are:

  • Marbling
  • Embroidery
  • Image Transfer
  • Painting and Drawing
  • Template Design and Construction

Session Price: £10 per child (all Materials and a snack included)

Recommended Age: 6+ Years

Please book your child’s place to avoid disappointment
For further information, and to book a place, please email info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk


Christmas Art Fairs November 2015

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We invite you to join us on 21st and 22nd of November and 28th and 29th November from 11am to 3pm we will welcome over 20 local artists and local craft people who will come together at our Christmas Fairs at City Arts Newbury offering their work for sale.

The stalls will vary over the two weekends so it is worth visiting at least twice! 

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Artists include Open Studios ceramicists Martin Eastabrook and Sally Bettridge, photographer Deborah Taylor, painters Liz Milburn, Kate Steele, Amanda Bates, Susan Hubbard and Isabel Carmona, textile artists Sue Crook and Wendy Lloyd, silk painters Helen Mortimer and Sarah Moorcroft, wood turner Jim Crockat and glass artist Tigi Hignell.  Photographers Donna Lewis and Rachel Cheer will also have stalls.

Other artists participating this year are Brenda Harding who presents silver/lampwork jewellery, Carol Hansen with her felting work, Tanya Patey with heranimal paintings and Antonia McGall with her upcycled furniture and other table decorations.

Local residents Pat Lawlor, Colleen Walker and Doriana Hignell are participating with Christmas gifts and preserves.

The Dorothy Aromando Art Fund will have a stall on Saturday  28th November.

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There will also be refreshments available – tea/coffee and homemade soup and bread.

We look forward to seeing you at 10 Hampton Road, Newbury, RG14 6DB

March events at City Arts

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Two events coming up in March:
14th March 2015– Paper Cup Challenge, organised by RIBA Berkshire. 10am to 2pm for 8 to 11 year olds  (each accompanied by one adult). Limited spaces – to book e-mail: papercup@studiohoop.com


21st March 2015
Sale of used Kids’ Toys, Clothes and Accesories. 10am to 3pm 
Get in touch with Claire on 07880 600362 if you are interested on having a stall.


Christmas Arts and Craft Fair

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We are pleased to welcome local artists and crafts people to our fair, including painters, ceramicist, wood carver, stone mason, printmakers, photographers, silk painters, and local people making festive Christmas gifts and preserves.
Looking forward to a very festive day – we hope to see you there!