National Gardens Scheme: Open Day

Jun 26 2022

Clayhill Arts will be taking part in this year’s National Gardens Scheme, by opening its gardens to raise money for the following charities: Marie…

Making Paper Garments

Jul 4 2022

A practical three-day course showing a range of experimental techniques using found and recycled materials with Jennifer Collier. The skills learnt over each day…

Out of This Earth: Working with Earth Pigments, Soya Milk & Textiles

Jul 9 2022

The accommodation has sold out for this course. You can find additional accommodation information here. A three-day course designed to introduce you to an…

Weaving with Colour

Jul 15 2022

Explore how to weave confidently with colour in this three day practical and flexible “Weaving with Colour” course alongside award-winning weaver Angie Parker. During…

Masterclass in Children’s Book Illustration

Jul 19 2022

During this four day masterclass, we cover the fundamental building blocks of children’s book illustration. During this four day masterclass, you will be guided…

Masterclass in Feltmaking – Samples: An Inquiry into the Creative Potential of Felt

Jul 24 2022

SOLD OUT. If you are interested in this course, we are looking into future dates for our 2023 course programme. For updates about this…

Crafting Curious Automata

Jul 29 2022

This practical three-day course with Stephen Guy of Fire the Inventor explores the creative possibilities of automata using key mechanisms, such as cams, drives…

Smoke-Fired Ceramics

Aug 2 2022

If you would like to experiment with Smoke-Fired Ceramics and sophisticated, yet easy-to-use ceramics firing techniques, then join Designer-Maker Ranjit Dhaliwal in this three-day…

Pixels for Pencils: An introduction to creative coding for artists

Aug 5 2022

Writing code for a computer, can feel a long way from other artistic traditions, yet there is huge scope for artists of all disciplines…

Introduction to Bronze Casting

Aug 10 2022

A 3 day introduction into bronze casting. Using the lost wax process. You will learn how to smelt down metal so that you can cast your own bronze sculpture.

Drawing the Natural World

Sep 1 2022

During this 5-day observational drawing and mixed media course, painter, drawer and printmaker Chris Wallbank and painter and printmaker Nik Pollard will be teaching…

Poetry of Decay: Experimental Fabric Techniques

Oct 7 2022

A 3-day course with textiles artist Christine Chester, exploring the Poetry of Decay. During this 3-day mixed media course, delivered by Christine Chester, you…

Destructive Distillation: Exploratory Charcoal Making & Drawing

Oct 15 2022

A two-day workshop, exploring Charcoal Making & Drawing with Lotte Scott. Led by artist Lotte Scott, this practical two-day workshop will explore material, place…

Expressive Watercolour Landscapes

Oct 28 2022

During this 3-day Advanced “Expressive Watercolour Landscapes” course with Somerset-based artist Lisa Takahashi, you will explore a variety of approaches and techniques possible in…