Hello and welcome to our first newsletter coming out to those of you who have signed up on our new website at www.art-scene.co.uk. Feedback is always welcome so if there is something wonderful or could do with a tweak or two just let me know.

This newsletter is to let you know what’s new down at Art Scene and I will not be inundating you with marketing materials. I don’t like it and I assume that you don’t either…… I will keep it short and sweet.

In the news room…

  • New exhibition by Ranaa Farooq
  • Exciting new spring workshops and facilitators confirmed
  • New Bistro Nights menu for March
  • Easter Break Sun 31st – Wednesday 3rd April

New Exhibition from 4th March. We are proud to present the work of Raana Farooq. A fabulous local artist with an interesting story to tell. Find out more here

The launch event will be on 4th March 5pm – 8pm

Our Spring Workshop list (April to June) is now available – Click here.

We have some new talented artists joining our team of workshop facilitators.

  • John Morris will be tutoring on the sketching and drawing sessions. You can see a range of his work here www.johnmorrisartwork.co.uk
  • Mark Lawlor, award winning writer will be facilitating our TANKA Poetry workshop. His poems and short stories have been published in literary reviews in England, Ireland and America. He facilitates creative workshops in Italy, England and Ireland.
  • Lizzy Alageswaran will be facilitating the Homage to Beryl Cook workshop in April . Check out her studio and artwork at www.artwithlizzy.co.uk
  • Raquel Vogl will continue to run the improvers and experienced writers’ workshops.
  • I will continue with the Putting Pen to Paper for beginners and Charde Fabian is our resident expert on all things printing.

We hope you will come along and join us. A workshop place could also be the ideal Mother’s Day, Easter or birthday gift. Ask about our gift vouchers.

Here are some of the fabulous new sessions that are available this spring. You can book your space in person, by phone or online here

In June, we will also have the amazing Celia Bennet joining us for a session in mixed media and Gill Cosford of Clay Creations teaching us how to make fabulous jewellery in a butterfly theme.

Our Friday and Saturday Italian Bistro Nights are continuing into the Spring with a new menu. Click here to take a look. You can book your table by calling 0114 2555299, in person or via the reservations online booking. Don’t forget to bring your own wine (corkage charge applies)

Thanks for reading and I would like to wish you a Happy Easter and let you know we will be closed Sunday 31st March to Wednesday 3rd April, reopening Thursday 4th April.

Ciao for now

Lorraine

GET IN TOUCH

Workshops – March to June

  • March

  • Tetra Pak Drypoint Printing
  • All levels 5 March 6.30 -8.30 Charde Fabian £40

  • Alcohol Ink Landscapes
  • All levels 7 March 6.30 -8.30 Nichol Stokes £40

  • Putting Pen to Paper: Creative Writing
  • Beginner 12 March 6.30 – 8.30 Lorraine Dixon £15
  • Reduction Printing
  • Intermediate 14 March 6.00 – 8.30 Charde Fabian £40

  • Life Drawing (clothed)
  • Tutored 19 March 6.30 – 8.30 John Morris £20

  • Creative Writing
  • Improvers and experienced 21 March 6.30 – 8.30 Raquel Vogl £15

  • April

  • Poetry: TANKA Five Line Poetry
  • Beginner 9 April 6.30 – 8.30 Mark Lawlor £15
  • Drawing Still Life
  • Beginner 11 April 6:30 – 8:30 John Morris £15
  • Lino Printing
  • Beginner 16 April 6.30 – 8.30 Charde Fabian £35
  • Creative Writing
  • All Levels 18 April 6.30 – 8.30 Raquel Vogl £15
  • Acrylics – Homage to Beryl Cook
  • All Levels 30 April 6.30 – 8.30 Lizzy Alageswaran £35
  • May
  • Jewellery Making using alcohol inks
  • All levels 2 May 6.30 – 8.30 Nichol Stokes £40
  • Sketching landscapes
  • Beginner 9 May 6.30 – 8.30 John Morris £15
  • Watercolour landscapes
  • All levels 14 May 6.30-8.30 Lizzy Alageswaran £35
  • Creative Writing
  • All Levels 16 May 6.30 – 8.30 Raquel Vogl £15
  • Additional Date TBC 21 May 6.30 – 8.30

  • Drypoint Printing
  • All Levels 23 May 6.30 – 8.30 Charde Fabian £40
  • June
  • Putting Pen to Paper
  • Beginner 4 June 6.30 -8.30 Lorraine Dixon £15
  • Sketching / Drawing
  • Beginner 6 June 6.30 – 8.30 John Morris £15
  • Reduction Printing
  • Intermediate 11 June 6.00 – 8.30 Charde Fabian £40
  • Giorgio Morandi style – still life acrylics
  • Tutored 13 June 6.30 – 8.30 Lizzy Alageswaran £35
  • Alcohol Ink
  • All levels 18 June 6.30 – 8.30 Nichol Stokes £40
  • Creative Writing
  • All Levels 20 June 6.30 – 8.30 Raquel Vogl £15
  • Mixed Media – Summer Bouquet

  • All levels 25 June 6.30 – 8.30 Celia Bennett £35
  • Creations – Butterfly pendant/ earrings

  • All levels 27 June 6.30 – 8.30 Gill Cosford £40/45