The Summer term begins 2nd May 2022 (a Bank Holiday but The Bridge will be open for classes) - View the Schedule

At The Bridge, we offer a wide range of courses from ceramics and crafts, to painting and printmaking. Use our handy keyword tool to find the perfect course for you.


10th August 2022 - Kids Watercolour Painting Workshop - Jo Pickering

Wednesdays
£35 for 1 weeks
Tutor: Jo Pickering

One day workshop with Jo Pickering - ex-Head of Art - Kids Watercolour Painting - Minimum age 10, only 12 places available

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11th August 2022 - Acrylic Canvas Painting Workshop - Jo Pickering

Thursdays
£35 for 1 weeks
Tutor: Jo Pickering

One day workshop with Jo Pickering - ex-Head of Art - Acrylic Canvas Painting - Minimum age 10, only 12 places available

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12th August 2022 - Traditional Portrait Drawing Techniques Workshop - Jo Pickering

Fridays
£40 for 1 weeks
Tutor: Jo Pickering

One day workshop with Jo Pickering - ex-Head of Art - Traditional Portrait Drawing Techniques - Adult Workshop

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24th October 2022 - Kids Acrylic Painting Workshop - Jo Pickering

Mondays
£35 for 1 weeks
Tutor: Jo Pickering

One day workshop with Jo Pickering - ex-Head of Art - Acrylic Painting - Minimum age 10, only 12 places available

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Ceramics with Sheila Plews

Tuesdays
£85 for 10 weeks
Tutor: Sheila Plews

Suitable for potters of all abilities and experience - Please note that both these courses are now full for the Summer Term

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Craft Club

Saturdays
£ for 10 weeks
Tutor: Michelle Douglas

Monthly Craft Club meeting on the third Saturday each month from 10am to 4pm. £10.00 per day or £6.00 per half day (10:00am to 12:45pm or 1:15pm to 4:00pm) - note that these are not taught sessions

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Drawing and Painting 101

Wednesdays
£80 for 10 weeks
Tutor: Andy Taylor

Perfect for beginners and those looking to return to the art, this course explores a variety of techniques

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Jewellery Making

Tuesdays
£95 for 10 weeks
Tutor: Michelle Douglas

Make a new piece of beautiful beaded jewellery each week with a professional finish

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Openart

Fridays
£6 per session or £50 per 10 week term if paid in advance for 10 weeks
Tutor: Rosi Thornton

Following the popularity of Openart Studio, you'll enjoy a a host of visual art forms with our accessible sessions

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Painting & Drawing 102

Mondays
£80 for 10 weeks
Tutor: Andy Taylor

Geared towards intermediate artists, this course invites you to develop your painting and drawing skills.

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Pop In and Paint

Mondays
£10 per session for 10 weeks
Tutor: Jo Pickering

Pop In And Paint Sessions with Jo Pickering and Lynn Morse on Mondays in term time - note that these are not teaching sessions

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Portrait Drawing & Painting

Fridays
£85 for 10 weeks
Tutor: Jo Pickering

Exploring a variety of portrait painting techniques for beginners and intermediates alike

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Watercolour Drawing and Painting - All welcome

Tuesdays
£100 for 10 weeks
Tutor: Ginny Whittle

Looking at watercolour techniques and the development of abilities

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Winning Ways With Watercolour

Tuesdays
£60 for 6 weeks
Tutor: Ginny Whittle

A watercolour course for all focussing on working directly with nature from Tuesday 26th July for 6 weeks and possibly venturing out on Saturdays together for the day (Note this is 6 weeks only).

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