“Michelle the tutor was welcoming, friendly and open to further explanation.  I loved the conviviality and my lunch was prepared and I didn't have to bring a pack up!”

– Margaret
Tin Cans to Treasure

“Very encouraging and helpful and a lovely calm way of teaching.  Loved creating my Hare and seeing him finished.”

– Julia
Willow Hares

Tags: Sculpture Willow & Plant Fibres

“Can’t think of anything you should change – it was excellent! Sheila gave us lots of interesting techniques in a relaxed way. Very informative and knowledgeable. The whole experience was great – I will be coming on the Dyeing workshop.”

– Beverley
Textures in Felt

Tags: Sewing & Textiles Wool & Felt

“I enjoyed the opportunity to have a go at different techniques and be well advised along the way. – and of course the lunch!

– Marilyn
Beautiful Blooms in Watercolour

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“I learned so much about techniques and what flowers and foliage were useful. A lovely group and fun atmosphere.”

– Jenny
Flower Arranging

Tags: Flower Arranging

“ArtisOn is innovative, fresh, unpretentious - just super! The food is exceptional - as comforting as the welcome.”

– Sharron Cooney
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events

“ArtisOn allows me "me time"”

– Jen Lodge
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events

“Everyone is so friendly and hospitable- it doesn't matter how much of a novice, you can always do the course.”

– Mary Hare
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events

“I always take home something I can enjoy and feel proud of, even though I don't feel very "arty". (lunch is great too!)”

– Peggy Branch
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events

“Very interesting day and a chance to learn something new (and great food!)”

– Julie
Willow Hares

Tags: Heritage Crafts Willow & Plant Fibres

“Excellent content, good flow to the day, good pace, well-timed for breaks. Really,really enjoyable. Tutor was very knowledgable and the environement very comfortable. Easy to ask questions and it was very useful to critique the photos. All of the day was extremely enjoyable.”

– Kay
Making the Most of Your Camera

Tags: Photography

“Josie was very kind, approachable and encouraging. I am not not as terrified! The tutor, course and food – all excellent!”

– Penny
Art for the Terrified

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“The tutor really got me going on my first use of acrylics. All good fun and educational.”

– Mike
Introducing Acrylics

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“Jane is an inspirational tutor and I loved my finished articles!”

– Sue
Silverclay Jewellery

Tags: Jewellery Making

“Being an absolute novice, I enjoyed being able to experiment and learn about essential techniques … loved it!!”

– Carol
Liberated Watercolour

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“Everyone is happy, welcoming and supportive. So whether you are an "old timer" like me or a first timer, you are guaranteed a wonderful day.”

– Karen Ward
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events

“Really enjoyed having permission to spend a whole day doing something creative.  And the food was fantastic!”

– Caroline
Printing without a press

Tags: Printmaking

“The tutor was good at not trying to change one’s own style but encouraging and enhancing it.”

– Mafra
Essential Watercolour

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“It's a wonderful welcoming place in which to develop and express my interests and skills in so many ways and of course to learn new ones!”

– Carol Banks
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events

“The gradual building of ‘skills’ gave me a different perspective – not just paper but a potential picture”

– Susan
Introducing Papermaking

Tags: Paper-Based Creativity

“It's good to learn interesting things, before and after the excellent lunches!”

– Anne Coulson
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events