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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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  • LINKS TO THRIVE: Arts on Prescription in West Berkshire

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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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  • Start with Art: Beginners - Spring 23

    Monday 9th January 2023 — Monday 20th March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    A weekly class, perfect for beginners to explore different art styles and techniques with artist Yvonne de Savigny.

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  • Memory Café - Spring 2023

    Wednesday 18th January 2023 — Wednesday 19th April 2023

    Corn Exchange Café Bar

    Our monthly Memory Cafés are for people living with dementia and their carers.

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  • Japanese Tenkoku Workshop: Stone Carving

    Sunday 22nd January 2023 — Sunday 19th March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    In this workshop, tutor Nao Fukumoto will guide you as you in choosing your own Tenkoku Moji (letter).

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  • Gong Bath - Spring 2023

    Sunday 29th January 2023 — Sunday 26th March 2023

    Learning Centre

    A gong bath is the ultimate in deep relaxation. You are invited to lie down and relax while the sounds of the gongs and other instruments wash over you

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  • Create Your Own Stitch House Artwork

    Thursday 9th February 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Experiment using different textures and stitch techniques, creating a lasting impression of your house or maybe a unique present for someone to enjoy.

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  • Sew a Zippy Pouch

    Thursday 9th February 2023 — Sunday 5th March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    A workshop perfect for beginners to learn how to use a sewing machine to make a zippy pouch with Jo Cox from Pip and Joy.

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  • Make a Willow Frame Basket

    Sunday 12th February 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Take home a beautiful basket you've made yourself after this one day class with Judith Needham.

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  • Restorative Yoga and Sound Healing

    Sunday 26th February 2023

    Learning Centre

    This session will involve gentle Somatic movements and Restorative Yoga with sound underscoring followed by a beautiful Sound Bath using Tibetan singing bowls, Wind gongs and percussive instruments.

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  • Fun with Glass Fusing and Slumping

    Sunday 26th February 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Join Shirley Eccles for this new and adventurous glass fusing workshop playing with Opt Art and Mosaic techniques.

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  • Drawing with Wire: Puffins

    Friday 3rd March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Join Flora Gare and create this much loved bird in copper wire with step by step instructions.

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  • Make your own Macramé Wall Hanger

    Sunday 5th March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Join Shreya Patel to learn the art of Macramé.

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  • Mad March Hares

    Sunday 12th March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    Spend a fun and creative day with basket maker, Judith Needham.

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  • Talk: The Wildlife of West Berkshire

    Thursday 16th March 2023

    The Base Café

    Join members of Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust for an illuminating talk about the wildlife of West Berkshire.

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  • Linoprinting

    Saturday 18th March 2023

    The Lookout Studio, The Base

    For a Mother's Day Treat, why not enjoy an afternoon learning the skills and techniques involved in linoprinting.

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  • Uplift Dance: Goldwell Park Newbury - Spring 2023

    Sunday 26th March 2023 — Sunday 30th April 2023

    Goldwell Park, Newbury

    Feel the grass under your feet and get your body moving at this new outdoor early morning dance event.

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