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Life Drawing Classes

Every Monday 6pm - 8.30pm
Held in the barn. Professional models posing each week supported by internationally trained artist Stephen Jones
 Life Drawing (jonesstephenart.com)
Please book ahead by calling Stephen on 07565 908092
£20 each class or discounts for multiple bookings
Open to all levels. Support, instruction and critique offered 

Riverhouse Hookers - Learn to Crochet Tuesday Evenings

Next Course starts in September

Suitable for beginners or those needing a refresh.

Tutor: Merrian Holland
Tuesdays 7:30- 9:30pm (2, 9,16, 23 July 2024)

Email mezzamay@icloud.com
Crochet Classes & Groups - Mezzacraft - Sharing the Art of Crochet

Let's Make a Show 2024 - Sense and Nonsense!

Monday 29 July to Friday 2 August 2024 - daily 10.00am to 5.00pm, plus a show for the family on Friday at 6.30pm
Celia Andrews and her crew are putting together their annual Children's Summer Drama Workshop - "Let's Make a Show"!  The week will give children aged 7 years to 13 years the opportunity to explore their creativity and put together a show for friends and family.
 

Alter Ego - Drama for Adults

Alter Ego, Adult Drama Classes
Tutor
: Caroline Dooley
Days: Tuesdays: 8 – 9.30pm
Cost:  Dependent on how many weeks in the term 

Through drama games and acting exercises our fun workshop-style sessions will give you the freedom to explore the process of making drama without the pressure of being in a production. Come along for a creative workout!  No experience necessary, new members can join at any stage of the term following a free taster session.  TO BOOK contact Caroline via enquiries@drama4adults.com / www.drama4adults.com

Saturday Art Club Summer Term 2024 10.00 - 11.15am (6 -9 years)

A fortnightly children's art club.
Autumn term: 14, 28 Sept. 12, 26 Oct. 9, 23 Nov. 2024
10.00am - 11.15am  (6-9 years)
Tutor: Claire Sabri

The Saturday Art Club students produce work inspired by the changing exhibitions in the Robert Phillips Gallery.
There are six sessions a term (classes run approximately every fortnight).
BOOKING FOR AUTUMN TERM LIVE FROM SATURDAY 20 JULY 2024
 

Saturday Art Club Summer 2024 11.30am - 1.00pm (10 - 13 years)

A fortnightly children's art club.
Autumn term 2024
Saturdays: 14, 28 Sept. 12, 26 Oct. 9, 23 Nov. 2024
11.30am - 1pm  (10 - 13 years)
Tutor: Claire Sabri £36 for 6 sessions

The Saturday Art Club students produce work inspired by the changing exhibitions in the Robert Phillips Gallery.
There are six sessions per term (classes run approximately every two weeks). We run this club on a not-for-proft basis.
BOOKING FROM 20 JULY 2024
 
 

Jewellery Making (Monday or Friday)

Tutor: Sarah Levy​
Days: Monday 10am – 12noon
     OR Monday 7pm – 9pm
     OR Friday 10am – 12noon

Come and learn the basic traditional skills of silver jewellery making and complete your very own design. Tools provided, but materials will be extra.

Dance Happy - Adult Ballet Classes at 5.30pm and 6.40pm

Tuesdays during term time
Either 5.30pm - 6.30pm or 6.40pm - 7.40pm


Jo Freeman will help improve your core strength, posture and confidence through ballet.

email jo_haley@hotmail.com for more info

Our ArtClub (Years 1-6) - 4.45pm - 5.45pm

Book your place: ourartclub4fun@gmail.com
Thursday 4.45 - 5.45pm
Autumn term 2024 is 11 sessions
'Our ArtClub' looks to develop and build on the basic understanding that the arts are all around us.
Students will work with a variety of techniques, experimenting with different formats, whilst building a personal portfolio of work for each child and capturing an invaluable record of their creativity!
 

Watercolour Class (for adults)

Friday afternoon watercolour sessions
12.30pm - 2pm OR
2.15pm - 3.45pm in the Toshiba Studio

A class for adults exploring watercolour. Tailored for all abilities and looking at both traditional and experimental techniques (incorporating other media) in still life and landscape painting.
Contact clairegrahame0@gmail.com for more information about dates and how to book.
 

Woodcarvers - in the Toshiba Studio


10am - 12.30pm on alternate Saturdays during term time
Join our friendly, informal group of woodcarvers 
£8 per session - tools available but feel free to bring your own. 

Introduction to Enamelling

Tuesday 9am
8 week course
Calling all budding enamelists! 
Would you like to learn how to fuse powdered glass to metal, which can achieve wonderful creative results? 
Our enamelling group is offering Beginners Skill Sessions. You will be signing up for 8 x 2hr sessions run over the Autumn term. You must be over 18 and be prepared to adhere to all safety procedures.
Autumn term dates are Tuesdays:  24th Sept + 1st Oct + 8th Oct + 15th Oct… 3 week 1/2 term gap… 12th Nov + 19th Nov + 26th Nov + 3rd Dec
Cost: £160 for 8  weeks (2 hour session per week). Pay separately for materials.
Cost includes RHB facilities,  teaching, kiln and tool usage. Copper metal and enamel material are paid for separately in class. Typical pendant costs  £5 to £10 depending on materials used.

Creative Stitch Class: Wednesdays 10am

Creative Stitch and Textiles
Tutor: Claire Grahame
Cost: £105 (ten weeks)
This is a relaxed and friendly course. It offers a combination of techniques such as batik, felting and machine sewing along with more traditional hand embroidery.
The course runs for ten weeks during term times only.

Creative Stitch and Textiles Class: Wednesdays 12:30pm

Creative Stitch and Textiles
Tutor: Claire Grahame
Cost: £105 (ten weeks)
This is a relaxed and friendly course. It offers a combination of techniques such as batik, felting and machine sewing along with more traditional hand embroidery.
 

Oil Painting Class

Wednesday 3pm - 5pm
Discover the joys of oil painting!

Sign up for this 10-week course to learn everything you need to know about oil painting. Suitable for all levels of painter including complete beginners. Rodney Kingston will guide you through the materials and equipment required and cover subjects such as colour, tone and drawing, and teach you essential oil painting techniques. You'll discover all you need to know to confidently venture into the world of oil painting.

Wednesdays 3pm – 5pm beginning on 25 September through to 4 December with a break for half term on 30 October.
 

Art for Beginners and Continuers 6.15pm

Thursday 6.15pm - 7.45pm
Tutor: Claire Grahame 
Cost (10 week course): £105*

Our creative drawing course for adults is open to all levels of experience and will encourage you to release your creative energy. 
*basic materials only provided

Drawing and Painting for Improvers 8pm

Thursday 8.00pm - 9.30pm  
Tutor: 
​Melanie Paice
Cost (10 week course): £105*
Our art course for adults is open to those with some experience and will encourage you to release your creative energy. Some sessions may take place on zoom and the rest wil be in the Toshiba studio in the courtyard at Riverhouse Barn.

*basic materials only provided