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Workshop: Jewellery Making
  • Saturday 9th July 10:30am until 1:00pm
Learn the basics of beaded jewellery making including how to loop a head pin to create earrings and adding toggle clasps to bracelets or necklaces using a mixture of new and up-cycled beads. View event
Messy Museum Morning: Dino Eggs
  • Friday 29th July 10:00am until 1:00pm
Make your own dinosaur egg using a pebble and acrylic paint. You can also varnish it if times allows. All the Messy Museum Mornings this summer are themed around dinosaurs and the Mesozoic period. View event
Open Air Sculpture Exhibition ‘Altered States’
  • Saturday 30th July, 11:00am - Until Sunday 25th September, 4:00pm
The Orangery Lawn at Shaw House will be transformed into an open air sculpture exhibition where you can discover artworks by acclaimed sculptors in the grounds of this lovely historic setting. All works... View event
Messy Museum Morning: Decorating Dinos
  • Friday 5th August 10:00am until 1:00pm
Construct and colour in a wooden dinosaur. All the Messy Museum Mornings this summer are themed around dinosaurs and the Mesozoic period. View event
Messy Museum Morning: Dino footprints
  • Friday 12th August 10:00am until 1:00pm
Make a dinosaur footprint in clay and then use Plaster of Paris to make a cast of it. All the Messy Museum Mornings this summer are themed around dinosaurs and the Mesozoic period. View event
Messy Museum Morning: Fantastic Fossils
  • Friday 19th August 10:00am until 1:00pm
Make a large ammonite from air-drying clay and then paint it. View event
Messy Museum Morning: Fabulous Ferns
  • Friday 26th August 10:00am until 1:00pm
As you may know, ferns were the diet of the plant-eating dinosaurs. Print a forest of ferns using a printing tile, ink and a calico sheet or cartridge paper. View event
  In-person talk: Developing Creative Artworks Using Local Inspiration (Wash Common burial mounds)
  • Wednesday 14th September 1:00pm until 2:00pm
In 2021, Isabel Carmona received a grant from the Arts Council to develop her creative practice. View event
Workshop: From Drawing to Print
  • Wednesday 21st September, 10:00am - Until Friday 23rd September, 12:00pm
Finding Inspiration in the Local Environment - This printmaking course is divided into three parts. View event