Spring Watercolour Painting Weekend with Julie King

Event: Spring Watercolour Painting Weekend with Julie King

Venue: Burrswood
From 28th April 2018 to 29th April 2018

Local artist Julie King specialises in flowers the natural world. Join her and capture Burrswood's beautiful spring gardens over this 2 day painting workshop. £225 per person includes tuition, all meals and one night’s accommodation from 10.00am Saturday to 4.00pm Sunday. £120 per person includes tuition, tea, coffee and pastries, a delicious lunch and cream tea each day. Please call our reservations team to book your place on 01892 865988 Daily Programme (for those st...

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Poetry and Writing with Charlie Bell

Event: Poetry and Writing with Charlie Bell

Venue: Burrswood Conference Room
1st May 2018

Spend a day with Charlie Bell exploring how writing can aid wellness and wellbeing. The day will be largely practical and will give everyone a chance to write and reflect. It will suit those who already enjoy writing as well as those who wish to put a toe in creative waters. Depending on the weather we will go out into the beautiful grounds to seek inspiration and experience the healing powers of nature and imaginative writing. The day is about how writing can be used to free up the mind and...

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Drawing for Relaxation 1

Event: Drawing for Relaxation 1

Venue: The Orangery
23rd May 2018

Local illustrator and counsellor Kerry Ingham joins Burrswood to explore the art of drawing for fun and inner peace. For complete beginners or master. Kerry will explain light, form and composition as well as how our negative thoughts get in the way of the playful and free creativity in all of us. Tickets cost £60 and include tuition, art materials, pastries on arrival, lunch and a cream tea (plus good company!)   Call reservations on 01892 865988 to book your place.

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Finola Maynard - Pop up pottery workshop

Event: Finola Maynard - Pop up pottery workshop

Venue: Burrswood Orangery
13th June 2018

The workshop will begin with a demonstration of how to throw on the pottery wheel, and an introduction to general ceramic skills and handbuilding techniques. You’ll then get stuck into creating your own pieces, taking to the wheel to make your own bowl and vessel with one-to-one guidance from Finola or one of her trained assistants. As well as using the wheel, you’ll also put your handbuilding skills into practice designing and making tiles. Throwing and hand building with clay i...

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Poetry and Wellbeing Workshop with Charlie Bell

Event: Poetry and Wellbeing Workshop with Charlie Bell

Venue: Burrswood Conference Room
31st July 2018

Creativity and Self-fulfillment In this second workshop, explore how writing can be used to free up the mind and spirit in order to be creative through writing exercise and discussions.  Our theme will be how to use writing as a way of self-fulfillment.  This practical workshop is open to writers of all backgrounds, from those taking their first steps to those with much more experience.  It may even appeal to health professionals. Tickets £50 per person to include tea, ...

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