Summer update – Chalk Fest fun and Summer workshops

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We are now taking bookings for our Summer Workshops for various age groups:

Collagraph printing with Isabel Carmona

Flower Power with Bernadette Jones

Tie Dye Spiral Tshirt with Wendy Lloyd

Lumen and Libri with Donna Lewis

Brusho Inks with Carolyn Towers Wood

Mighty Pens with Donna Lewis and Isabel Carmona

The Camera’s Eye with Deborah Taylor

To book any workshop email us at

Chalk Fest – 12  July 2015  Thanks for taking part and enjoying it!


We had a fantastic day on the Sunday 12th July where we painted Newbury’s Market square with chalk. You can see on the photos below how much fun it was, exhilarating and colourful. We loved seeing families working together and people who normally say I can’t do art, having a go. Some stayed the whole day, some were just passing.

The competition was hard to judge and judges Cipriano Martinez, Alan Harding and Sarah Martinez had a really difficult time making a decision. In  the  end local resident Inmaculada Vivar won the generous prize donated by Craftsman Newbury Ltd. The mayor of Newbury handed the prize over to Inmaculada for her chalk picture of the Town Hall.

The selection of the works and images of the day are all courtesy of Dave Webster20150723-071844-26324020.jpgDSC_9838 20150723-071843-26323066.jpgDSC_9906DSC_9819DSC_994120150723-071843-26323415.jpg20150723-071843-26323743.jpg

Summer 2015 – Workshop 2 – Flower Power

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Workshop 2 Flower Power with Bernie Jones
Thursday 30th July – 10 to 12:30


Learn to make at least 3 different types of fabric flowers using felt, organza and cotton print fabric. Die cutting, heat gun distressing and stitching will be employed to create flowers that can be worn in hair, on clothes or used to accessorize bags/soft furnishings.

This workshop is for adult plus child (8+)
Children must be able to hand sew simple running stitch.

Cost per adult £10, child £5
All materials provided.
Places available 8 (2x4adults+child)

Too book contact us

Summer 2015 programme in a nutshell

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Summer workshops 2015 programme.
Details for each workshop will follow in the forthcoming days. To book contact us