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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.

  • LINKS TO THRIVE: Arts on Prescription in West Berkshire

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  • ACE: Ballroom and Latin Improvers - Spring 2023

    Monday 9th January 2023 — Monday 20th March 2023

    Learning Centre

    This course is designed for those who have already attended some Ballroom and Latin American dance classes and want to carry on their dancing journey.

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  • ACE: Ballroom and Latin Beginners - Spring 2023

    Monday 9th January 2023 — Monday 20th March 2023

    Learning Centre

    Our Ballroom and Latin American complete beginners classes will introduce you to a wide variety of dances including Waltz, Cha-Cha-Cha, Slow Rhythm, Rumba, and Quickstep.

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  • Creative Arts Club - Spring 2023

    Monday 9th January 2023 — Monday 20th March 2023

    Learning Centre

    Uncover your creativity in this course for beginners and experienced art lovers alike.

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  • Clay Class Open Level - Spring 23

    Monday 9th January 2023 — Monday 20th March 2023

    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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  • Afternoon Arts: Improvers - Spring 2023

    Monday 9th January 2023 — Monday 20th March 2023

    Learning Centre

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

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  • Start with Art: Intermediate - Spring 23

    Monday 9th January 2023 — Monday 20th March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    An intermediate art class with Yvonne de Savigny.

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  • Pilates - Spring 2023

    Tuesday 10th January 2023 — Tuesday 21st March 2023

    Learning Centre

    A chance to engage the mind and condition the body.

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  • Sing 55 - Spring 2023

    Tuesday 10th January 2023 — Tuesday 21st March 2023

    Learning Centre

    Sing and socialise as part of a community singing group with Chrissie Neale.

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  • Beginners Contemporary Painting - Spring 23

    Tuesday 10th January 2023 — Tuesday 21st March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Priority booking opens to Members on Thursday 3 November at 10am. Tickets will go on general sale on Thursday 10 November at 10am.

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  • Watercolours & Pastels - Spring 23

    Tuesday 10th January 2023 — Tuesday 21st March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    A general painting class with an emphasis on watercolour and pastel painting with Tessa Kirby.

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  • Chairobics - Spring 2023

    Tuesday 10th January 2023 — Tuesday 21st March 2023

    Learning Centre

    Join Ellie Aldegheri for some gentle chair-based stretching sessions which aim to improve overall flexibility, stability and mobility.

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  • Dare to Dance - Spring 2023

    Wednesday 11th January 2023 — Wednesday 22nd March 2023

    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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  • Beginners Oil Painting - Spring 23

    Wednesday 11th January 2023 — Wednesday 22nd March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Explore oil painting with Richard Francis Bellin.

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  • Experimental Drawing - Spring 23

    Wednesday 11th January 2023 — Wednesday 22nd March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Priority booking opens to Members on Thursday 3 November at 10am. Tickets will go on general sale on Thursday 10 November at 10am.

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  • Latin in Line - Spring 2023

    Wednesday 11th January 2023 — Wednesday 22nd March 2023

    Learning Centre

    A fantastic blend of Latin and Line Dancing with Emma Mayo. Learn the Latin American rhythms without needing a partner!

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  • Yoga - Spring 2023

    Wednesday 11th January 2023 — Wednesday 22nd March 2023

    Learning Centre

    A gentle yoga class focusing on breath, strength and mobility.

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  • Life Drawing - Spring 23

    Wednesday 11th January 2023 — Friday 24th March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    A great course for improving creative observation, with a relaxed friendly atmosphere.

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  • Sing Loud and Proud - Spring 2023

    Wednesday 11th January 2023 — Wednesday 22nd March 2023

    Learning Centre

    Join us for a fun sing-along session, let go of the stresses of the day and enjoy singing loud and proud!

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  • Adult Theatre Skills - Spring 2023

    Thursday 12th January 2023 — Thursday 23rd March 2023

    Learning Centre

    Join us for our popular Theatre Skills sessions for adults of all ages and experiences.

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  • Afternoon Art Beginners - Spring 2023

    Thursday 12th January 2023 — Thursday 23rd March 2023

    Learning Centre

    Our Afternoon Art club is perfect for novices to learn new techniques.

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  • Tai Chi Qigong: Open Level - Spring 2023

    Thursday 12th January 2023 — Thursday 23rd March 2023

    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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  • Tai Chi Qigong: Intermediate- Spring 2023

    Thursday 12th January 2023 — Thursday 23rd March 2023

    Learning Centre

    Join us for a session of traditional self-healing, meditation, and self-cultivation exercises originating in ancient China.

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  • Touch To See

    Friday 17th February 2023 — Friday 21st April 2023

    The Base, Greenham

    This is a sociable discussion group for those with visual impairments.

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  • Upcycle and Repurpose Picture Frames

    Thursday 23rd February 2023 — Thursday 16th March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Join Laura Cranston over a four-week course to upcycle and breathe new life into old picture frames.

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  • Great Female Artists: Women’s History Month

    Saturday 25th February 2023 — Saturday 25th March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

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  • Wildlife Photography Course

    Saturday 25th February 2023 — Saturday 25th March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    To coincide with The Base's Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, we are running a five-week wildlife photography course.

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  • Contemporary Portraiture - Spring 23

    Thursday 2nd March 2023 — Thursday 30th March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Join Base resident artist Ellie Kerr-smiley for a five week course in contemporary portraiture painting.

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