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 […]

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Calligraphy

Calligraphy means beautiful writing. The class is for people who enjoy lettering in various forms. It is for all levels. We meet on the last Tuesday of the month with two classes on the same afternoon, one at 1.30 and the other at 3pm. Both of these are full at the present time. Contact Ruby […]

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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 […]

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Crochet/knitting

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 […]

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Photography

This group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 3pm. We’ve been out and about with our cameras, and are exploring technique, creativity and composition of photos, night photography. A Flickr group allows members to display photos and critique them.

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Art appreciation

The Art Appreciation group meets on the third Wednesday of each month, 1-3 pm BE Library. Topics for discussion, outings and presentations are chosen democratically by the Group and are broadly based to allow everyone an opportunity to take part. We began with a Landscape and war artist partly based on the Official War Artist […]

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