School Holiday Workshops & One-off Courses

As one of the largest independent art centres in the UK, our mission statement is ‘arts for all’ – every year we help thousands of people to engage in creative activities.


Kick-start your creativity with our extensive programme of one-day classes and short courses designed and lead by expert tutors to give a deeper understanding of traditional and contemporary arts and crafts.

Easter Holiday Workshops

Children’s Ceramic Tile Painting Age 9-12 Years

Join tutor Belinda Hunt and get creative with painting ceramic tiles in the school holidays!

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Children’s Collage Workshop Age 8-12 Years

Join art tutor Lindsey Grexhammer for a British Meadow – A Bug’s Eye View collage workshop this Easter!

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Teens Oil Painting – Introduction to Oils Workshop Age 13-17 Years

Join artist Lizzy Freemantle for an oil painting beginners workshop for young artists.

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Teens Up-cycling Textile Painting Age 13-17 Years

Up-cycle and transform your garments with this textile painting workshop!

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Children’s Bookbinding Workshop Age 6+

Join paper artist Alessia Tumbiolo for a creative workshop and make your own notebook.

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Teens Bookbinding Workshop Age 12-16 Years

Join paper artist Alessia Tumbiolo for a bookbinding workshop using Japanese binding techniques.

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One-off Courses

One-day Pottery Throwing Workshop

Come and take your potter’s wheel driving test in this fun and friendly one-day class!

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New- Monthly Sketchbook Club

Come and try a new, simple, playful, and quick art exercise drawing into your own sketchbook and be inspired by QPAC’s Eleanor Kirkup!

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One-day Raffia Clutch Bag Workshop

Join Claire Richards for a relaxed fun day discovering raffia craft and make your own clutch bag!

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One-day Hands/Feet Ceramic Sculpture Workshop

Learn how to create clay hands or feet sculpture from a life model in this one-day workshop with tutor Belinda Hunt.

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One-day Life Drawing and Painting Workshop

Get inspired and practise your life drawing in a friendly studio setting. All levels welcome.

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Stitching Round and Round – One-day Textile Workshop

Join textile artist Janet Edmonds and explore surface through stitching with techniques including couching, whipping, knotting and weaving.

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