Summer Workshops for Children

We’ve got a great range of fun sessions in store for the summer – come and get creative!

  • all workshops £15
  • limited spaces, we like to keep our classes small!
  • booking required

Lilies Like Monet

Sat 27th July, 10am-12pm

Make your own 3D water lily using watercolours and paper, inspired by Claude Monet’s famous paintings.

age 6+
with Claire Preston


Animate with Plasticine

Fri 2nd Aug, 10am-12.30pm
Fri 2nd Aug, 1-3.30pm

Budding filmmakers – sculpt from your imagination and watch your creations come to life using stop-motion animation.

age 8+
with Alicia Perry


Scintillating Sea Creatures

Tues 6th Aug, 10am-12pm

Make a shimmering sea creature using foil to create its shiny patterned surface.

age 6+
with Claire Preston


Rockin’ Rocks!

Thurs 8th Aug, 10am-12pm

Come and paint a rock! Choose to make a special rock just right for a fairy to sit on, or a googly-eyed monster rock. Perfect for that secret spot in the garden or to nestle in a flower pot.

age 6+
with Claire Preston


Mini Macramé

Mon 12th Aug, 10am-12pm
Mon 12th Aug, 1-3pm

Make a beautiful wall hanging using coloured wool and simple knot techniques – then customise with beads and plaiting if you like!

age 9+
with Claire Carey


Animation workshop

Lego Animation

*extra session by popular demand*
Weds 14th Aug, 10am-1pm
Tues 30th July, 10am-12.30pm
Tues 30th July, 1-3.30pm

Want to make your own Lego movie? Bring your building blocks to life by creating your very own stop-motion films.  Do bring along your own blocks.

age 8+
with Alicia Perry


Fun with Clay

Thurs 8th Aug, 10am-12.30pm
Thurs 15th Aug, 10am-12.30pm
Thurs 22nd Aug, 10am-12.30pm

Get messy creating your own masterpieces!

age 7+
with Debbie Bent


Family Clay

Thurs 8th Aug, 1pm-3.30pm
Thurs 15th, 1pm-3.30pm
Thurs 22nd, 1pm-3.30pm


An opportunity for any of the family – young and old – to have fun exploring ceramics together.

for all ages, under 5s go free
with Debbie Bent


Paint a Rainbow

Weds 21st Aug, 10am-12pm
Weds 21st Aug, 1-3pm

It just takes water and sunshine to make a rainbow! Create your own colour-filled poster experimenting with watercolour and gouache techniques.

age 9+
with Claire Carey


  • All materials are included
  • Advance booking required


For more information or if you have any queries please get in touch – admin@courtyardarts.org.uk or call 01992 509596.

See our Summer Workshops for Adults