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Nadia Waterfield Fine Art, Children’s Half-Term Art Workshops
Painting a Cornish Scene, Tue 29 May, 10.00am – 1.00pm (age 8 – 10), 2.00pm – 5.00pm (age 11 – 14)
Looking at the style of Naive artists and their use of vibrant colours and detail, children will be encouraged to explore creative ways of producing an exciting contemporary Cornish landscape or seascape painting. £35 including all materials

Outdoor Landscape Painting, Fri 1 Jun, 10.00am – 1.00pm (age 8 – 10), 2.00pm – 5.00pm (age 11 – 14)
Looking at the work of famous landscape painters, children will be encouraged to look at their styles and develop these into their own paintings. They will go outside (weather permitting) make studies and draw the landscape to scale on canvases  plus look at prespective, shapes, patterns, shadows and textures. They will also look at the colour wheel and learn how to mix secondary colours from primary colours. £35 including all materials
For more info and to book go to:, 07717 833999,

Two Day Play: Dr Seuss, The Berry Theatre, Hedge End, Wed May 30 – 31
How about stepping into the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss this summer half term? In just two days, youngster aged 7 – 18 will create a swift but exciting drama based on the childhood classic: Oh the Places You’ll Go!

I Do! at Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery, Apr 25 – 7 Jul
With a royal wedding this year, what better excuse for Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery to delve into their collections and share exquisite wedding dresses from the last 250 years.

The Woman’s Hour Craft Prize Exhibition at National Trust Mottisfont, Romsey, Wed Apr 25 – Jun 24

From a bespoke bicycle to giant willow sculpture, this exhibition provides an important snapshot of how contemporary British craft connects with the world today.

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