Arts & Crafts Listings

We will be looking at elements such as colour, tone and composition to help each individual student progress their own work and find their own style. Students should bring their own paints and canvas/paper. Bring along your own easel if you wish. Students are encouraged to bring some examples of their previous work to the first session.

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A chance to make something new each week using all sorts of creative materials. Wear something you can get messy in!

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Fun storytime then stay and play on the Magic Carpet. A chance to meet other families and relax while your children make new friends.

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Come and join this full day tutored session with artist, Joanna Commings to draw or paint a clothed model. This is a relaxed day in the studio with a professional model for anyone who would like to improve their portrait skills.

An untutored day in the studio with an experienced and professional model. Artists of all levels are welcome to join the session, however please remember there won’t be instruction – this is a session for people to come along and enjoy working on their own pieces in a social setting.

Using only wool and silk fibres, soap and water, learn to make a small felted panel or picture.
This class allows you to indulge in creating your own felted artwork using the techniques Jill Denton has developed in her own work over many years of feltmaking. You could make a small panel using a variety of wool fibres and incorporating other fabrics, yarns and fibres.

An exciting opportunity to work with a leading South West sculptor who uses cardboard as his main medium. The skills you learn in this workshop can easily be continued at home on your own projects.

Suitable for ages 8 and above
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Have a MAD time at our Hatters workshop. Come and make a mad hat! Using an Alice band as the base you can create your own funny headpiece ready to wear to the ballet. A fun workshop for children aged 7+ in the creative hub.
Please note there is a combined ticket offer for the workshop and the Royal Opera House Screening of ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’.

For our 40th-year sculptor James Lake has created an apple tree in our gallery! At this free workshop you can add your contribution to the exhibition in the form of an apple or lantern. The installation will transform with the seasons and lanterns will be saved for the change into winter.

Suitable for ages 3 and above
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Create animations with illustrator Leo Hartas. Led by Spaeda, this event will be a fun day where you can have a go at making flip books, stop motion, claymation and 2D frame-by-frame techniques. Leo will be on hand to help with ideas, fun tips and tricks and technical things for you to learn how to bring your drawings and models to life.

Choose one of 12 Christmas themed projects to create in this day workshop with Pam Martin of Somerset Stitch. Beginner or experienced stitchers both welcome to join us.

ACTIVITY: By popular demand the Brewhouse will now be running pottery classes with local ceramicist Jo Dove. Classes will happen in the art studio at the theatre and Jo will be offering glazing and firing of finished work back at her studio in Wiveliscombe, with collection from the Brewhouse afterwards.

A festive evening of making and crafting at the Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre. Learn a new skill and produce your own handmade gifts this year to surprise your friends and family.