Exploring the Art of Japanese Embroidery

May 7

As part of ‘Japan Week’, the first of our regular international spotlights on arts and culture, we are offering this three-day intensive course in exploring…

Creating Stories: Game Design for Complete Beginners

May 14

Are you curious about the idea of interactivity and storytelling?  Have you considered learning about game design?  Game Design for beginners, run by Bristol-based…

Inspired by Nature: Drawing For Pattern Design

May 25

This three-day practical course is taught by renowned designer and entrepreneur Rachael Taylor of ‘Rachael Taylor Designs’. You will learn essential techniques in illustration…

Making Paper Garments

May 29

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

Masterclass in Wildlife Photography

Jun 11

During this four day Masterclass in Wildlife Photography, you will be developing your techniques for taking photographs on location, and learning how to use…

Masterclass in Feltmaking

Jul 25

Award-winning textile artist Gladys Paulus will be leading this four-day intensive Masterclass that explores the art of felt-making. Perfect for those who wish to…

Crafting Curious Automata

Jul 30

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

Pixels for Pencils: An introduction to creative coding for artists

Aug 6

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

Out of This Earth: working with earth pigments, soya milk and textiles

Aug 24

This practical three day course with textile artist Claire Benn is designed to introduce you to an ecological method of binding earth (or mineral)…

Alternative Photography: Solargraphy and Lumen printing

Aug 28

This practical day and night workshop with artist Pauline Woolley will explore alternative photography techniques including how to make your own pinhole cameras to…