Workshops & Courses

The South of England and East Anglia offers a wide range of Workshops, Courses, and tuition, with a wide range of classes and services for Adults and children. Offering hands-on experience and fun.


Intensive swimming course

22/07/2019 – 23/08/2019 @ Jack Hunt Pool & Gym

Intensive swimming course for kids Help your child to reach their swimming potential. Our intensive swimming courses take place during kids school holidays at Jack Hunt Pool & Gym for ages 4-15. Teaching kids additional skills and techniques, helping them to improve their confidence in the water and giving them a sense of accomplishment. Plus, […]

Painting en Plein Air

27/07/2019 – 28/07/2019 @ Lilac Cottage Studio

New to Plein Air Painting? Or just looking to take your plein air painting to the next level? Whether you paint in oil, pastel, acrylic, or watercolor, this two day course will get you out painting the beautiful Suffolk countryside. What you’ll learn. •    By the end of this course, you will head out into […]

Warlingham Summer Foraging Courses

27/07/2019 @ The Harrow Inn

The woods near Croydon are plentiful in wild food; in fact we think they are some of the best woods we have ever been foraging in. There are a huge variety of edible plants in the South East, most of which can be found around the area. Warlingham is within easy reach of Croydon, Sevenoaks, […]

Capturing Impressionism

02/08/2019 @ Lilac Cottage Studio

Often thought of as the invention of Artists such as Monet, Renoir and Cezanne, the roots of Impressionism can be traced back to Constable, who first explored the practice of painting outside – en plein air – in an attempt to capture the true effects of light and atmosphere. This need to record quickly and […]

Warlingham Summer Foraging Courses

11/08/2019 @ The Harrow Inn

The woods near Croydon are plentiful in wild food; in fact we think they are some of the best woods we have ever been foraging in. There are a huge variety of edible plants in the South East, most of which can be found around the area. Warlingham is within easy reach of Croydon, Sevenoaks, […]

Mosaic Workshop

24/08/2019 @ Rural Antics at Hanwell Wine Estate,

Mosaic Workshop Saturday 24th August 2019 | 10am – 1pm Spend a morning making your own personalised mosaic picture. Guided by our exceptionally talented, artist and tutor Sarah Camplin, she will take you through the process step by step, encouraging you to take inspiration from the beautiful surrounding countryside. In your session you will learn […]

Cushion Cover Workshop

01/09/2019 @ Rural Antics at Hanwell Wine Estate,

Cushion Cover Print Workshop Sunday 1st September | 10am to 12.30pm Join us for a creative morning session making your own personalised Indian block print cushion cover in the beautiful surroundings of Hanwell Wine Estate, Nottinghamshire. One of the world’s oldest methods of printing, block printing originating in China and is very popular throughout East […]

The Art of Growing Grapes for Wine

01/09/2019 @ Hanwell Wine Estate

The Art of Growing Grapes for Wine  Sunday 1st September 2019  |10am to 1pm If you’re a wine lover and want to try your hand at growing grapes for wine making, this workshop could be the perfect way to start. Join us for a step-by-step introduction to grape growing for wine making. Presented by vineyard […]

Painting the East Anglian Landscape

06/09/2019 @ Lilac Cottage Studio

This course will explore the history and heritage of painting in the landscape of East Anglia which Constable, Munnings, and Gainsborough made their home and inspiration. Using a photographic reference, you will re-examine and interpret today’s landscape, explore changes and capture its character. Tutor: Rob Nelmes Level:  All Abilities with some knowledge of using Paints Hours: 10 am – […]

Funky Foraging Feast with Penny Poyzer

06/09/2019 @ Rural Antics at Hanwell Wine Estate

Funky Foraging Feast Friday 6th September 2019 | 10am – 12.30pm This two and half hour workshop will be led by Penney Poyzer, a former presenter for BBC2, an author and multi award winning environmentalist. The Independent on Sunday named her as “one of 100 British women of the last century who have changed the […]