Wednesday 10 May, Tuesday 6 June, Wednesday 12 July, Tuesday 8 August, Wednesday 6 September and Tuesday 3 October 2023. From 10.00am till 5.00pm.


£25 per person per day


Lectures and tea/coffee breaks will be on the Ground Floor of the Mansion. Students may practice their skills in various locations, including the 1st Floor and Cellars of the Mansion, the Gardens and the Walled Garden.

Access to Cellars and 1st Floor of the Mansion is currently via staircase only. Ground Floor of the Mansion is suitable for wheelchair access. Gardens are undulating/uneven lawn surfaces with some paths on a sloping site. The Walled Garden is also on a sloping site. There is very limited access currently for wheelchair users in the Gardens. Wheelchair users who may be interested in attending should contact the number below to assess the suitability of this event.


You may enrol in as many classes as you wish. The course is limited to 10 people per session. This class is more suited to those with some experience, beyond beginners level in drawing and/or the painting medium they intend to use. Easels will be provided. The tutor, Dilys Bidwell, is an artist and qualified teacher. She has an MA in Fine Art and is a visiting lecturer at post-graduate Fine Art courses. The costs include tea and coffee on arrival and throughout the day. Fresh fruit salad and cream will be provided at lunch time. Bring your own lunch.

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Please contact Alan Cox on 07799473108 for details.

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