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Adults: Courses

All of our courses are run by trusted tutors and we strive to programme courses for beginners to advanced artists. Many of our course participants come back time and time again but our tutors are always seeking to challenge regular attenders and support new members.

  • Afternoon Art - Autumn 2021 (in person)

    Monday 20th September 2021 — Monday 29th November 2021

    Learning Centre

    Refine your painting technique with guided tuition from The Base resident artist Richard Francis Bellin in these classes for intermediate painters and artists.

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  • Afternoon Art Online - Autumn 2021

    Monday 20th September 2021 — Monday 29th November 2021

    Online, via Zoom

    Refine your painting technique with guided tuition from The Base resident artist Richard Francis Bellin in these classes for intermediate painters and artists.

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  • Creative Arts Club

    Monday 20th September 2021 — Monday 29th November 2021

    Learning Centre

    Uncover your creativity and engage in a wide variety of arts in this multi-creative arts course.

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  • Clay Class - Open Level - Autumn 21

    Monday 20th September 2021 — Monday 29th November 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Join our resident artist and Pottery Throw Down's Cáit Gould to explore the possibilities clay offers in a friendly, relaxed environment.

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  • Start with Art Beginners - Autumn 2021 (in person)

    Monday 20th September 2021 — Monday 29th November 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Perfect for beginners, explore different art styles and techniques with artist Yvonne de Savigny in our weekly class in person or online.

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  • Start with Art Beginners - Autumn 2021 (Online)

    Monday 20th September 2021 — Monday 29th November 2021

    Online, Via Zoom

    Perfect for beginners, explore different art styles and techniques with artist Yvonne de Savigny in our weekly class in person or online.

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  • Start with Art Intermediates - Autumn 2021 (in person)

    Monday 20th September 2021 — Monday 29th November 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Following on from Start with Art - Beginners, this intermediate class with Yvonne de Savigny will explore art styles and techniques in greater detail.

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  • Pilates - Autumn 2021 (In person)

    Tuesday 21st September 2021 — Tuesday 30th November 2021

    Learning Centre

    Priority booking opens to Members on Wednesday 21 July. Tickets are available for general sale on Friday 23 July at 10am.

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  • Sing 55

    Tuesday 21st September 2021 — Tuesday 30th November 2021

    Learning Centre

    A community singing group specifically for people over 55.

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  • Stretch and Flex

    Tuesday 21st September 2021 — Tuesday 30th November 2021

    Learning Centre

    Gentle stretching and mobility-based sessions that aim to improve overall flexibility, mobility, and stability and will leave you feeling supple and energized.

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  • Beginners Contemporary Painting

    Tuesday 21st September 2021 — Tuesday 30th November 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Join Richard Francis Bellin to explore contemporary and experimental painting.

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  • Watercolours and Pastels - Autumn 21

    Tuesday 21st September 2021 — Tuesday 30th November 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    A painting class with an emphasis on watercolour and pastel painting.

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  • Rhythm for Life

    Wednesday 22nd September 2021 — Wednesday 1st December 2021

    Learning Centre

    Learn to dance Ballroom and Latin! Connect with the rhythm, bring back your muscle memory, tone your body and learn techniques with fun, flavour and style!

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  • Dare to Dance

    Wednesday 22nd September 2021 — Wednesday 1st December 2021

    Learning Centre

    Delivered in partnership with NOCTURN Dance, Dare to Dance classes are welcoming, accessible and challenging sessions to improve your overall fitness and flexibility.

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  • Life Drawing

    Wednesday 22nd September 2021 — Wednesday 1st December 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Life drawing is the traditional discipline of working from the (usually) naked body.

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  • Make a Glass Terrarium

    Wednesday 22nd September 2021 — Wednesday 13th October 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    A perfect introduction to learn the copper foiling technique with Justine Buckland.

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  • Adult Theatre Skills - Autumn 2021

    Thursday 23rd September 2021 — Thursday 2nd December 2021

    Learning Centre

    Join us for our popular Theatre Skills sessions, with opportunities for adults of all ages and experiences to develop acting and theatre techniques, in a relaxed and friendly environment.

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  • Nature Craft

    Thursday 23rd September 2021 — Thursday 21st October 2021

    Learning Centre

    Get creative and connect with nature in this 5 week arts and crafts course.

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  • Tai Chi Qigong - Open Level

    Thursday 23rd September 2021 — Thursday 2nd December 2021

    Learning Centre

    Improve your mood and reduce anxiety and stress while building better balance, strength and flexibility with this low impact Chinese exercise.

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  • Thank Friday It's Improv! - Autumn 2021

    Friday 24th September 2021 — Friday 3rd December 2021

    Learning Centre

    A fun, social group for fans of improv and those who have always wanted to have a go!

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  • Creative Sketchbooking

    Thursday 30th September 2021 — Thursday 21st October 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Katherine Kingdon has a wealth of experience when it comes to keeping a lively sketchbook.

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  • Photo-Montage Course

    Saturday 23rd October 2021 — Saturday 13th November 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Inspired by The Base' Hockney and Hollywood exhibition, we are running a four-week montage photography course.

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  • Creative Writing For Wellbeing

    Thursday 4th November 2021 — Thursday 2nd December 2021

    Learning Centre

    Discover the benefits of writing and explore different forms without having to worry about spelling and grammar in this fun and relaxed social course.

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