Christmas Craft Sessions for Kids with Maria Lewis

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Sunday 11th November, 10am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm

Our Christmas crafts sessions, with Maria Lewis, are for all ages and abilities. 

During the session, you will be making: 
~ Jigsaw Reindeers
~ Lollipop Stars & Trees
~ Xmas Wreaths
~ Tree Baubles 

These craft sessions are for all the family to get creative together, learn new skills and have some festive fun. 

Age: Universal – all ages (supervised)
Cost: £10 (all materials included)

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Christmas Silk Baubles with Sarah Moorcroft

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Saturday 17th November, 10am – 2pm

Sarah is back with her last workshop of the year! Learn how to work with silk, in the form of Christmas Silk Baubles. 

Plan your design and experiment with silk paints, markers and salt, to create a set of three beautiful and unique decorations, for your tree or window – or as a gift for someone special.

You can also add embellishments to your baubles. A variety will be provided for you, but feel free to bring your own. 

Age: Teens & Adults
Cost: £35 (all materials included)

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Papercut Christmas Gift Tags with Pie Lady (Adriana Roberts)

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Sunday 18th November, 10am – 1pm

Spruce up your gifts with special, handmade, papercut tags for your friends and loved ones this Christmas! 

You will be given a kit with everything you need, including a craft knife, spare blades, a cutting mat, coloured paper, an exercise sheet, template examples and ribbon. All of this you can take with you, so you can carry on creating more at home, including your own amazing gift tags for any occasion. 

You do not need to have previous papercutting experience as you’ll learn about papercutting techniques, precision, get advice and tips – all in a friendly and christmassy environment, while we share a cuppa, biscuits and maybe even mince pies! 

Remember those extra little details go a long way, are so appreciated and even treasured.

Age: Teens & Adults
Cost: £25 (all materials included)
Discount: If you already have a cutting mat and craft knife, there is a £5 discount – let us know when you book.

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

City Arts presents: Artisan Christmas Fair Weekends

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Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November & Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd December, 10am – 4pm

Our annual two weekends of Christmas Fairs is back, where local artists, craftspeople and traders show and sell a variety of unique work including: cards, jewellery, ceramics, painting, original prints, photography, Christmas decorations, preserves, chocolates and much more. 

Stalls will vary each weekend, so you can find that perfect, unique, special present. Always worth more than one visit!

Seasonal refreshments to warm you up will be available including:
Homemade Soup and Fresh Bread 
Hot Drinks and Cakes

All welcome and it’s Free Entry!

Colour Drawing & Painting 5wk Course with Isabel Carmona

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Mondays: 1, 8, 15, 29 October & 5 November, 10am – 12.30pm

In each session we will explore one medium of drawing and painting in earnest: biro, colour pencils, watercolours, watercolour pencils, felt tip pens.

We will learn about observation, colour mixing and layering. A fun practical workshop for those who want to try various drawing techniques and do more. 

You will receive a sketchbook to collect your drawings and other
materials needed for the class.

Age: Adults
Cost: £150 (all materials included)

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Soft Pastels with Louise Gunnersen

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Saturday 6th October, 10am – 4pm

Discover the beautifully, soft blended colour of chalk pastels with artist Louise Gunnersen. 

During the workshop, you will use a good quality pastel paper and work from either your imagination, or a landscape or seascape picture.

Explore, experiment and learn how to use this versatile material, whilst applying various drawing techniques to your image. 

All materials are included, however, you may want to bring your own image to work from, as well as your favourite pastels. 

Age: Teens & Adults
Cost: £50 (all materials included)

To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

City Arts Presents: Applefest 2018

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Sunday 7th October, 10am – 4pm

Applefest is returning for its 3rd year, and we want to continue to celebrate this very apple-y community surrounding us.

Free Event

All Ages Welcome

Bring your unwanted apples down to City Arts, and we’ll convert them into 100% pure, City Arts Apple Juice – which is then sold, throughout the year, as part of our Fundraising Project.

This years Applefest sees a number of activities taking place through the day including:

Glass Fusing Workshop with Nicky Clarke

Kid’s Activities

Apple Pressing by hand

We also have our Snug Area with our Fundraising Refreshments, all in aid of the City Arts Renovation Project


**Glass Fusing Drop-in Session with Nicky Clarke**

Make a fused glass tile with Nicky Clarke. Design your clear glass tile using copper wire detail, and coloured with different sized glass frits. Once made, the tiles will need to be kiln-fired, and returned to City Arts for collection within two weeks.
Age: 8+, Teens & Adults
Cost: £8 per tile

 Book Your Place now or Pay on the Day : info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk