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Stepney, London E1pottery, ceramics      
Jessica Joslinevening series1-day workshoptailored tuition  beginnersimprovers to website
Rural Art Centre
Stepney City Farm
Stepney Way, London
E1 3DG
Expert and friendly tailored tuition in throwing and decorating. All abilities welcome on evenings and weekends. Individual, group, 5 & 10 week courses plus one-off tasters available.
Stepney, London E1textiles     15+
Stitches in Timedaytimeevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residentialtailored tuitionbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 7987 to website
The Old Limehouse Town Hall
646 Commercial Road
Limehouse, London
E14 7HA
Discover new skills, develop existing ones! We teach a range of textile and sewing courses, in small class sizes to ensure a quality level of teaching. From pattern cutting to machine sewing, silk painting to embroidery, beginners to the experienced.
Dalston, London E8other (various creative courses)     16+
The School of Stuffdaytimeevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residentiallonger non-residentialbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 0797 to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJul SepOctNovDec
Studio B002, LighthouseStudios
73-75 Shacklewell Lane
E8 2EB
Evening classes, weekend classes, 5 day intensive classes, part-time day classes in upholstery, furniture restoration and cabinetmaking. Fun classes for hobbyists and serious classes for career changers, and everything in between.
Limehouse, London E14oils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursdrawing  14+
Rachel Clark1-day workshop2-3day non-residentiallonger non-residentialtailored tuition beginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 7987 8776rachel@rachelclark.comgo to website
25 Limehouse Cut
46 Morris Road
E14 6NQ
Life painting & drawing courses for all abilities. 1-to-1 tuition with professional artist Rachel Clark in small classes - max 9 students. The school (est. 1976) is run in my large, light, fully equipped studio and is easily reached by bus, tube or DLR.
North, London N7pottery, ceramics      
Kerry Hastingsevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residentiallonger non-residential beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07714 to website
JanFebMarAprMayJun  SepOctNovDec
Studio 211
Regent Studios
1, Thane Villas
London   N7 7PH
Learn pottery under expert tuition in a creative working studio. Throwing on the wheel, the various handbuilding techniques and glazing and firing work. Beginners taster sessions and courses offered. All levels of ability welcome.
Southgate, London N14glass      
Cheryl Powling Stained Glass1-day workshop    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07810 to website
73 The Mall
N14 6LL
For Beginners or those who would like to expand their level of skill in this delightful craft. Small classes up to 5. Book Now for a fabulous experience. See website for more info.
Stoke Newington, London N16pottery, ceramics     18+
Lesley McShea1-day workshop    beginnersimprovers
 lesleymcshea@googlemail.comgo to website
Church Street Workshops
Guttridges Yard
172 Stoke Newington Church St.
London   N16 0JL
Ceramic classes for all levels! All techniques, inc. wheel. Every second Saturday 1-3pm. From £25 + materials per session. Pre-booking essential. Max 8 per lesson. Gift vouchers and Private Pottery Parties available to book.
Stoke Newington, London N16drawingphotographyother (various creative courses)    
Woodberry Wetlandsdaytimeevening series1-day workshop  beginnersimprovers to website
Entrance via New River Path
226 Lordship Road
N16 5HQ
Hidden behind sprawling urban development, Woodberry Wetlands has been one of London's best kept secrets for 200 years. Having opened in May 2016, this vast wildlife oasis plans to host a number of exciting art and craft courses again this summer.
Southwark, London SE1oils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursdrawingpastelsprintmakingpottery, ceramics
 sculpture, carving, castingglassother (various creative courses)   18+
The Art Academydaytimeevening series1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaysbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 7407 to website
Mermaid Court
165a Borough High Street
The Art Academy is a unique organisation & artistic community. Set up as an independent art school on the South Bank, we make artistic tuition accessible. Courses as shown + metal, moulding & casting taught by resident artists.
Greenwich, London SE8oils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastels  16+
London Art Classesdaytimeevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residentialtailored tuitionbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 8694 to website
 Art classes with Nick Malone in lovely studios. Free parking, small relaxed classes (around 6 students). Your chance to work in a professional artist's studio - the traditional 'atelier' system - BEGINNERS ARE WELCOME - receive maximum attention.
Vauxhall, London SE11oils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingdrawingsculpture, carving, casting  16+
London Atelier of Representational Artdaytimeevening series1-day workshoplonger non-residentialtailored tuitionbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 7738 8884info@drawpaintsculpt.comgo to website
West Wing Basement Studios
Vox Studios
1-45 Durham Street, London
SE11 5JH
LARA teaches the fundamental aspects of drawing, painting and sculpture from life. The UK's only school offering renowned sight-size method. Students master expression of the human form. Now offering intensive workshops and short courses.
Lewisham, London SE14pottery, ceramics     15+
Shirley Stewartevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residentiallonger non-residentialtailored tuitionbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 8692 2513shirli_stewart@yahoo.comgo to website
Lewisham Arthouse
140 Lewisham Way
SE14 6PD
Three-day weekend throwing and glaze technology workshops. Evening studio pottery courses. 10-day summer course in August. Children's classes and pottery parties available.
Chelsea, London SW10oils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingprintmakingsculpture, carving, casting 17+
Heatherley School of Fine Artdaytimeevening series1-day workshoplonger non-residential beginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 7351 4190info@heatherleys.orggo to website
75 Lots Road
SW10 0RN
Two-year diploma courses in portrait painting and figurative sculpture. One-year portfolio course. Part-time courses in: oil painting, watercolour, sculpture, drawing, printmaking. Summer courses. Open studio.
Hammersmith, London W6pottery, ceramics     9+
Zoe Lloyddaytimeevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residentialtailored tuitionbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 07854 518080zoe@zoelloyd.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJul SepOctNovDec
Studio Lloyd-Rena
Arch 57, Cambridge Grove
Hammersmith, London
W6 0LD
Ceramic hand building techniques and sculpture tuition. Glaze/slip decorating/plaster mould-making/mono-printing & screen printing. Individual tuition £40 ph groups £25ph includes materials and firing costs.
Bloomsbury, London WC1Blife drawing, life paintingdrawingpottery, ceramicssculpture, carving, castingjewelleryother (various creative courses)19+
Central YMCAevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residential  beginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 7343 to website
Central YMCA
112 Great Russell Street
Large well-equipped art room. Ceramics - wheel & hand building, glazing & firing. Sculpture from Life & Drawing from Life. Jewellery design and making in cast gold, silver or pewter. General metal casting for small objects. 8-week courses.
Nantwich, Cheshirepottery, ceramics      
Joy Wild1-day workshoplonger non-residentialtailored tuition  beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01270 780345 go to website
The Firs Pottery
Sheppenhall Lane, Aston
Cheshire   CW5 8DE
Have a making day classes held twice weekly (lunch included). Beginners or advanced potters welcomed. Make up your own course - throwing, handbuilding, glazing + firing (stoneware clay). Also corporate day workshops.
Callington, Cornwalloils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursdrawingpastelsprintmakingother (various creative courses)
Callington School of Art1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaystailored tuition beginnersimprovers
Tel/Fax: 01579 383491info@callingtonartschool.comgo to website
Lower House
Church Street
Callington, Cornwall
PL17 7AN
We offer a variety of courses for all abilities using the beautiful nearby locations around the Cornwall/Devon border as a basis for subsequent studio work. Courses also include life drawing and photographic silk screen printing. 4 star accommodation.
Newlyn, Cornwalloils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursdrawingprintmakingsculpture, carving, casting18+
Newlyn School of Art1-day workshop2-3day non-residential   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01736 to website
The Old Board School
Chywoone Hill
Newlyn, Cornwall
TR18 5AN
Newlyn School of Art provides short art courses in Painting, Drawing, Printmaking and Stone Carving taught by some of the best known artists working in Cornwall today. Also Life Drawing evenings and Open Access Printmaking Fridays.
Bampton, Devonwatercoloursdrawingpastelsother (various creative courses)  18+
Inspired Painting Holidays1-day workshop2-3day non-residential2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01398 to website
 Holidays, Short Breaks, Day Workshops in Garden & Landscape painting in artist's studio and gardens & scenery of Devon & Exmoor. Courses all year. Beginners to experienced painters. Small groups. Also Mosaic Workshops. AA 4-star accommodation.
Lifton, Devonoils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursdrawing  16+
Brambles Art Retreat1-day workshop2-3day non-residential2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01566 784 359janet@bramblesartretreat.comgo to website
Lifton, Devon
PL16 0AY
Brambles Art Retreat - Est 2003. Residential painting holidays in the U.K. and abroad. Two tutors, small groups, all levels welcome. We choose fabulous locations.
Tavistock, Devonprintmaking     16+
Mary Gillettdaytimeevening series1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaysbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 01822 810329marygillett60@gmail.comgo to website
 Etching evening classes, Saturday, weekend & 5-day printmaking courses, 6th-form sessions, individual tuition, schools/community outreach. Flexible tuition for all. Spectacular setting: Tamar Valley, nr Dartmoor & coast. Local farmhouse B&B accom.
Epping Forest, Essexwatercoloursdrawingphotography   18+
Field Studies Council1-day workshop    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01743 852 100enquiries@field-studies-council.orggo to website
Jan   May     Nov 
 Be inspired by the unique local landscapes and wildlife in Epping Forest. Learn how to use your camera taking photographs of the flora and fauna nearby. Relaxed, quality day courses with small groups of like-minded people.
Leigh on Sea, Essexoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastels  18+
Bless Ya 'Art1-day workshop    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07989 850641blessyaart@outlook.comgo to website
    May Jul     
39 Fiennes Close
Chadwell Heath
One day drawing and painting art day at the picturesque Old Leigh on Sea. The one day course consists of drawing and painting techniques in the morning facilitated by professional artist and qualified art teacher, a stop for lunch, then practice.
Folkestone, Kentoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastels  18+
Bless Ya 'Art1-day workshop    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07989 850641blessyaart@outlook.comgo to website
39 Fiennes Close
Chadwell Heath
A one day course to explore some art techniques and tuition in the morning. Tuition of techniques is given by the qualified art teacher and professional artist. A stop for lunch to be arranged. Afternoon spent on location practising the technique.
Colne, Lancashireoils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursdrawingpastelsprintmakingtextiles
Artpaddaytimeevening series1-day workshoptailored tuition beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07713 346419artpadcolne@gmail.comgo to website
2nd Floor, 20 Church Street
Colne, Lancashire
Regular weekly Art Classes, Workshops and Outreach for Children and Adults in a relaxing and uplifting environment. For full information of all the workshops and activities we host please visit our website!
Starston, Norfolkoils, acrylicsdrawingprintmaking   16+
Nicola Slattery Art Courses Ltd1-day workshop2-3day non-residential   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01986 788853artpeople@btopenworld.comgo to website
  MarAprMayJunJul SepOctNov 
 Wonderful weekend art courses with kind, generous and supportive tuition. Create art from imagination, paint with acrylics, discover printmaking. Materials and equipment supplied and included in the fee along with buffet lunch!
Dorchester, Oxfordshirewatercoloursdrawing    16+
Rebecca Hinddaytime1-day workshop2-3day non-residentiallonger non-residential beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01865 340633post@rebeccahind.comgo to website
8 Manor Farm Road
0X10 7HZ
Traditional English watercolours. First-class tuition by demonstration and one-to-one, indoors and out. Held in Dorchester Abbey's Medieval Hall and other S. Oxon venues.
Bicester, Oxfordshireprintmaking     18+
Alexandra Buckledaytimeevening series1-day workshoptailored tuition beginnersimprovers
  go to website
 I teach 1-2-1 lino printing at my home studio, specialising in full colour 'reduction' linocuts. I offer full days or 2 hour time slots. This is a fun and rewarding technique. I can accommodate two students together if you wish to bring a friend.
Flatford Mill, Suffolkoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastelssculpture, carving, castingglasscountry crafts
 textilescalligraphy, orientalphotographycreative writingother (various creative courses) 18+
Field Studies Council1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays  beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01743 852 100enquiries@field-studies-council.orggo to website
 Be inspired by unique local landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy the space and tranquillity of this stunning location in Constable Country. Relaxed, quality teaching with small groups of like-minded people. Fee includes full board and tuition.
Devizes, Wiltshirepottery, ceramicssculpture, carving, casting     
Fired Thoughts Arts Studiodaytimeevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residentialtailored tuitionbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 01380
Fired Thoughts Arts Studio
The Old Potato yard
Lydeway, Devizes
SN10 3PU
Beginners and intermediate ceramics and sculpture courses. Arts Award for young people using various mediums. Hand building, thrown ceramics and raku.
Bishops Wood, Worcestershiresculpture, carving, castingcountry crafts     
Field Studies Council1-day workshop    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01743 852 100enquiries@field-studies-council.orggo to website
 Feb     AugSepOctNov 
 One-day courses inspired by the unique local landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy the space and tranquillity of this stunning location in Worcestershire woodland. Relaxed, quality teaching with small groups of like-minded people.
06 Biot, France#     10+
Candlemakingcoursesevening series1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaystailored tuitionbeginnersimprovers
Tel: +33 6 8450 8436g-simmons@hotmail.frgo to website
9 av de la Liberation
06600 Antibes
Learn the Creative Art of Candle Design from one of the worlds leading designers. We offer the most extensive interactive on-line courses available and conduct seminars at our school on the French Riviera. Please see 'On-Line Courses' on our website.
Chateauneuf du Faou, Franceoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastels  18+
The Old Bakery Studio1-day workshop2-3day non-residential2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays beginnersimprovers to website
19 Rue Paul Serusier
Chateauneuf du Faou
29520   France
The Old Bakery offers residential painting holidays and workshops in a beautiful town in Finistere, Brittany. Our experienced artist, Mary, will help improve your skills at your own pace. Local day trips, food and accommodation included.
Bellagio, L Como, Italyoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastelspottery, ceramicssculpture, carving, castingcooking
 other (various creative courses)     16+
Abele Experientia Artis1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaystailored tuition beginnersimprovers
Tel: +39 3420931568info@abeleexperientiaartis.comgo to website
Via Jacopo Rezia, 24/26
San Giovanni di Bellagio (CO)
Enjoy a real art experience with a professional artist & teacher: fine arts, classical Italian arts, Maestri Comacini art, marble sculpture, stone decoration and much more. Exclusive professional courses held on the romantic & inspirational Lake Como.
Ventimiglia, Italypottery, ceramicssculpture, carving, casting    15+
Accademia d'Arte1-day workshop2-3day non-residential2-3day residentiallonger non-residentiallonger residential, holidaysbeginnersimprovers
Tel: +33 608177897nicole@nicoledurand.netgo to website
29 via Moretti
Mortola Sup
18039 (Imp)
Learn to sculpt (stone, wood carving or clay) on the beautiful Italian riviera and famous Cote d'Azur like the old masters, seaview artists residencies on site. We also do workshops in Greece - see
Lagos, Algarve, Portugaloils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastels  18+
Alpha Painting Holidays1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaystailored tuition beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01934 733877joinus@alphapaintingholidays.comgo to website
Unit 4a, Kirklea Farm
Church Lane, Badgworth
Axbridge, Somerset
BS26 2QH
Our holidays are in the beautiful Algarve, with its beautiful countryside, stunning coastline & many harbours. Britainís top tutors. Plenty of 121 tuition. All abilities welcome. En-suite accommodation. Other UK/European destinations too, see website
Montanchez, Spainoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingphotography  18+
Finca-art courses1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaystailored tuition beginnersimprovers
Tel: UK 01766 to website
    MayJun AugSepOct  
Finca Acehuche
10170 Montanchez
Caceres, Extremadura
Choose to sketch and paint in landscape or townscape with experienced tutor & artist Noelle Griffiths. Based on art school teaching, the courses are tailored to each person's experience and aspiration. All drawing & painting media taught. See website.