Category Archives: Art/Crafts

Lace making

Anyone with an interest in lace making is welcome to this group. We meet to make lace, chat and exchange ideas. Help will be available for beginners. We may be able to lend some equipment if you currently have none but would like to try. The group meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of… Read More »


Calligraphy means beautiful writing. The class is for people who enjoy lettering in various forms. It is for all levels. The Calligraphy group meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 1.30pm-3.15pm in the Jackson Room of the Bourne End Library in Wakeman Road.  We are a small group with a wide range of… Read More »

Painting and Drawing

Painting and Drawing (water colour) has 2 groups of 12. We meet in the Flowerland cafe on Thursday mornings at 9.30. The” Hockneys” meet on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month and The “Picassos” meet on the first and third Thursdays. I have a library of pictures for people to copy and there’s… Read More »


Knitting and Crochet are crafts that go back for hundreds of years because, like weaving, they were a means to an end in making warm, wearable clothing and attire.  Little girls, as young as 8 years old, were taught these crafts by their mothers and they were passed on down the centuries.  During the first… Read More »

Art appreciation

Meetings usually take place on 3rd Wednesday of the month from 1 – 3pm in Bourne End Library. The Group began the new season with talks and presentations on the art of late 19th, early 20th century Art. Two visits, one to Norden Farm to see Van Gogh, At Eternity’s Gate, film; and an outing… Read More »