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Adults: Workshops

Want to try out something new and discover a creative side you haven't explored before? Our range of one off workshops and taster sessions give you access to all sorts of art forms and a huge range of local professional artists and practitioners. Explore this page if you are an amateur artist, curious crafter or a creative professional to find the workshop for you.

  • Dare to Dance: Home Collection (Online sessions)

    John Darvell from NOCTURN has put together 4 fun short workshops, from his own home, to try and bring that sense of fun and movement and give us a break from these challenging times.

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  • Contemporary Painting (In Person)

    Tuesday 18th May 2021 — Tuesday 6th July 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Join Richard Francis Bellin to explore contemporary and experimental painting.

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  • Watercolours and Pastels Summer 2021

    Tuesday 18th May 2021 — Wednesday 28th July 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

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

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  • Sunshine and Sewing

    Thursday 10th June 2021 — Thursday 22nd July 2021

    Corn Exchange outside Café

    Join us in the fresh air for a social sewing, knitting or crocheting session.

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  • Move in the Park: Adult Dance

    Tuesday 15th June 2021 — Tuesday 22nd June 2021

    Victoria Park, Newbury

    Learn the fundamental elements of contemporary dance focusing on placement, control, breath and musicality.

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  • Memory Café

    Wednesday 16th June 2021 — Wednesday 18th August 2021

    Corn Exchange outside café

    These friendly, relaxed sessions are designed to provide support for people living with Dementia, their carers and family members.

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  • Bohemia Earring Making

    Thursday 17th June 2021

    The Base Lookout Studio

    Learn how to make beautiful earrings and celebrate sustainable fashion with a bohemia vibe!

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  • Calm Creativity

    Saturday 19th June 2021 — Saturday 10th July 2021

    The Base Lookout Studio

    Take time out from the hustle and bustle of daily life and absorb yourself in session of calm creativity with Katherine Kingdon.

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  • Introduction to Glass Fusing: 2 projects

    Sunday 20th June 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Join Shirely Eccles for an introduction to the skills and techniques involved in glass fusing and slumping.

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  • Make Do & Mend

    Thursday 24th June 2021 — Thursday 22nd July 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Learn some simple mending and sewing techniques to extend the life of your clothes.

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  • Make a Wire Swallow

    Friday 25th June 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Capture the swift and graceful movement of a swallow out of coloured copper wire to display in a flower pot or garden border.

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  • Japanese Stab Book Binding

    Sunday 27th June 2021

    The Lookout Studio

    Come and join Donna Lewis for a relaxed and creative half-day learning the 'Japanese Stab Binding' technique.

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  • Move in the Park: Dare to Dance

    Tuesday 29th June 2021 — Tuesday 6th July 2021

    Victoria Park, Newbury

    Dare to Dance classes are a great opportunity for dancers of all abilities aged 55+ to get active and learn some new moves.

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  • Glass Fusing: Garden Sculpture Summer 2021

    Sunday 4th July 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    This workshop will offer you the opportunity to further experiment with glass fusing techniques.

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  • Upcycle & Decoupage Workshop

    Friday 9th July 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Learn the art of decoupage using napkins to decorate and upcycle a variety of items with Helen Mortimer.

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  • Raku Clay Workshop - Summer 2021

    Saturday 10th July 2021 — Sunday 11th July 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Suitable for beginners and more experienced potters alike: discover the elemental nature of 'raku-firing' with resident artist Cáit Gould.

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  • Gong Bath

    Sunday 11th July 2021 — Sunday 8th August 2021

    Victoria Park, Newbury

    A gong bath is the ultimate in deep relaxation.

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  • Move in the Park: Pilates

    Tuesday 13th July 2021 — Tuesday 20th July 2021

    Victoria Park, Newbury

    A relaxed, enjoyable pilates class where you can strengthen and stabilise the body.

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  • Floral Mobile Hanging

    Thursday 15th July 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    For this introduction to the art of copper foiling join Justine Buckland to learn the process to create a Floral Mobile Hanging.

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  • Make a Wire Flower for your Garden

    Saturday 17th July 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Join Flora Gare to create an elegant sculpture of a flower to decorate your garden using coloured copper wire, mesh and coloured beads.

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  • Glass in the Park - Fused Coaster

    Sunday 18th July 2021

    Victoria Park, Newbury

    Create your own coaster using enamels to paint your choice of decoration and highlight with glass sprinkles.

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  • A Photographic Day on the Canal

    Saturday 24th July 2021 — Saturday 14th August 2021

    Meet at the bandstand in Victoria Park, Newbury

    Come and join a unique photography experience day, centred around the Kennet & Avon canal in Newbury.

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  • Linoprinting

    Sunday 25th July 2021

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    An introduction to the skills and techniques involved in linoprinting, led by Charlotte Adcock.

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  • Move in the Park: Tai Chi Qigong

    Tuesday 27th July 2021 — Tuesday 3rd August 2021

    Victoria Park, Newbury

    Improve your mood while building better balance and strength with this low impact Chinese exercise.

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  • Move in the Park: Yoga

    Tuesday 10th August 2021 — Tuesday 17th August 2021

    Victoria Park, Newbury

    .Join us in Victoria Park for an hour of gentle yoga.

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  • Pots in the Park

    Sunday 22nd August 2021

    Victoria Park, Newbury

    Fancy taking part in our pottery throw down?! Resident artist at The Base Cáit Gould will help you throw a pot on the potters' wheel.

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