Upcoming Events

The Hidden House at 142 Balfour Road will be hosting Gelli Printing workshops run by Denise Harrison. Gelli plate printing is a fun and quick way to produce beautiful mono-types without the need for a press or ink, but by using acrylic paint. During the workshop, you will be shown how to print using different […]

JEWELLERY MAKING WORKSHOP – Saturday May 14th / Saturday May 21st COME AND JOIN THE VERY TALENTED JEWELLER NATASHA CAUGHEY AND LEARN THE TECHNIQUE FOR STRINGING PEARLS TO CREATE YOUR OWN FRESHWATER PEARL BRACELET WITH STERLING SILVER CLASP TO TAKE AWAY WITH YOU. NATASHA WILL TEACH THE KNOTTING TECHNIQUE USED FOR STRINGING PEARLS AND OTHER […]

TEXTILES WORKSHOP COME AND TRY THE BEAUTIFUL ART OF TEXTILE DESIGN WITH THE LOVELY JENNY HUGHES WHO WILL TEACH THE SKILLS OF SILK FIBRE BONDING AND STITCH TO CREATE YOUR OWN BEAUTIFUL AND UNIQUE COLLAGE. THE CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE GARDEN OF 44 FLORENCE ROAD, BRIGHTON BN1 6DJ AND WILL LAST APPROXIMATELY 60-90 […]

Come and colour a section of our giant colouring in mural on your visit. Pop back some time to see how it develops!

Paul Houlton Studio is a working artist’s studio which has opened its doors for the first time for an exhibition of 50 paintings, drawings and prints and most days* Paul will be available to draw your portrait in pastel – it only takes about 15 minutes in black and white or sepia and there is […]

At Paul Houlton Studio you can make a donation to DEC’s Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal whilst viewing an exhibition of 50 previously unexhibited paintings, drawings and prints from the last 50 years. Paul is an experienced portrait artist and in 2014 sketched a Ukrainian girl in Brighton and has now turned that drawing into a greeting […]

Learn how to make your very own stylish Personalised jewellery (cufflinks, pendants or keyrings), a gorgeous keepsake for yourself or a loved one using vintage maps, comic books, music sheets or typographic initials. In this workshop, you will create one the following items: – Personalised silver plated cufflinks – Personalised silver plated pendant – 2 […]

Angela Evans is an experienced tile maker. In this 2 hour introduction to making tiles she will demonstrate some of the many different ways she makes her tiles. Participants will be rolling out clay, using coloured slips, paper resist decoration and scraffito. Angela will have her stamps and her plaster moulds for everyone to experiment […]

The Art of Untidy Stitching – Stitch & Natter Workshop for Creativity and Well-being week. Come along to this free, friendly workshop in our beautiful bright community space at Rose Hill Court. Join the Rose Hill Rebel Creative collective for a mindful few hours of Boro – the Japanese art of mending and “untidy stitching”. […]

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Mimizoku is on a journey to find his ‘Ikigai’. Annie’s original short stories, woven with Japanese folktales, bring his adventures to life. ‘Dogu Mimizoku had lain quiet during the winter months. Buried deep in the earth, cradled in moss and covered in leaves it was as snug as any eiderdown. When spring arrived bursting with […]

WHAT DOES IT MEAN? ABSTRACT ART CLASS & “I CAN’T DRAW” ART CLASS WITH THE FABULOUS JO HATHAWAY. LEARN TO ASSESS AND CREATE YOUR OWN PIECE OF ABSTRACT ART OR LEARN TO DRAW EVEN IF YOU ARE CONVINCED YOU CAN’T! BE AMAZED AT YOUR OWN CREATIVITY.

I go beyond paint to create texture. Watch as I cut into paper or build it up in layers. The interesting part comes, as I add dry media, such as pastel or charcoal, or let the paint soak in.

The long established ATTIC ART CLUB in Ditchling is an exceptionally talented mix of 30 Sussex Artists, producing a very varied selection of original work. There is just one long weekend to renew your acquaintance with this inspirational group and purchase great art. We open at 12.00 noon on Friday 27th May through to a […]

Come along to this free, friendly workshop in our beautiful bright community space at Rose Hill Court. We’ll be creating landscapes and nature paper collage with Juliette.

Ever fancied learning how to make mosaics? Claire will be running a Mosaic making workshop from 2-4pm on Saturday 28th May at The Flamingo House, 14a Wilbury road, Hove BN3 3JN. We recently took part in one her classes and it was fabulous ✨ Email [email protected] for more info and to sign up. £35 per […]

A 2 hour fun and exciting workshop, where you’ll learn how to make nipple tassels. Guided by an experienced teacher, where you’ll be guided step by step, just let your creative juices flow. Take home your lovely keep-sake creations, gift boxed to be treasured or pret-a porter for a fun night out! We also offer […]

Make a willow bird – at The Red Door Open House An introduction to weaving with a pliable beautiful material. A simple design to adorn your home with. £30 – 10.00-12.30pm All tools and materials provided. A good degree of manual dexterity is needed for these workshops. Adults only (teens with accompanying adults welcome). The […]

Simple willow tray. A functional item that shows off the colours and textural qualities of this sustainable,native material. £35 -1.30 -4pm All tools and materials provided. A good degree of manual dexterity is needed for these workshops. Adults only (teens with accompanying adults welcome).

Chalk Gallery artist Lyndsey Smith will be demonstrating the technique of watercolour painting combined with pen and ink which she uses to create her signature style of artworks. Come along to find out more about this fascinating work; everything you need to know about the process, the paints, the papers and more. This event is […]

DRIFTWOOD CRAFT CLASS COME AND JOIN HAYDN STRIDE AND MAKE SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL OUT OF BEACH DRIFTWOOD. THE CLASS INCLUDES ALL MATERIALS AND AT THE END YOU WILL LEAVE WITH YOUR OWN HANDMADE WALL-MOUNTED TEA LIGHT HOLDER AND BUD VASE.

Experience historical clothing as it was really worn by people in the past. Historian and dress maker Jordan Mitchell-King will be demonstrating how clothes were worn by women in the eighteenth-century. She will be present all day on the below dates in full, authentic historical clothing as well as demonstrating how women put together their […]

BEGINNERS UPHOLSTERY TASTER SESSION COME AND LEARN ABOUT BEGINNERS UPHOLSTERY IN THE GARDEN DURING ARTIST OPEN HOUSES. EMILY BEAUMONT WILL BE DEMONSTRATING A FOOTSTOOL CLASS WHICH WILL BEGIN IN THE AUTUMN AT THE PHOENIX ART SPACE. THIS WILL GIVE YOU A CHANCE TO SEE IF THIS WONDERFUL CRAFT INTERESTS YOU AND TO REGISTER FOR THE […]

Sunday 29th May, 3pm. A gentle closing to the Artists Open House with healing inspirational words by Charles Anthony and harp music with singing by Magdalena Reising. Free Event, No Booking. ( aprox 45 mins) www.magdalenareising.com

Come along to this free, friendly workshop in our beautiful bright community space at Rose Hill Court. We’ll be stone painting with artist Louise. To book email: [email protected]

Gelli Printing Workshops

The Hidden House at 142 Balfour Road will be hosting Gelli Printing workshops run by Denise Harrison. Gelli plate printing is a fun and quick way to produce beautiful mono-types without the need for a press or ink, but by using acrylic paint. During the workshop, you will be shown how to print using different […]

Emily Boo & Friends @44

JEWELLERY MAKING WORKSHOP – Saturday May 14th / Saturday May 21st COME AND JOIN THE VERY TALENTED JEWELLER NATASHA CAUGHEY AND LEARN THE TECHNIQUE FOR STRINGING PEARLS TO CREATE YOUR OWN FRESHWATER PEARL BRACELET WITH STERLING SILVER CLASP TO TAKE AWAY WITH YOU. NATASHA WILL TEACH THE KNOTTING TECHNIQUE USED FOR STRINGING PEARLS AND OTHER […]

Emily Boo & Friends @44

TEXTILES WORKSHOP COME AND TRY THE BEAUTIFUL ART OF TEXTILE DESIGN WITH THE LOVELY JENNY HUGHES WHO WILL TEACH THE SKILLS OF SILK FIBRE BONDING AND STITCH TO CREATE YOUR OWN BEAUTIFUL AND UNIQUE COLLAGE. THE CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE GARDEN OF 44 FLORENCE ROAD, BRIGHTON BN1 6DJ AND WILL LAST APPROXIMATELY 60-90 […]

Giant Colouring In Mural!

Come and colour a section of our giant colouring in mural on your visit. Pop back some time to see how it develops!

Your Portrait Drawn in 15 Mins

Paul Houlton Studio is a working artist’s studio which has opened its doors for the first time for an exhibition of 50 paintings, drawings and prints and most days* Paul will be available to draw your portrait in pastel – it only takes about 15 minutes in black and white or sepia and there is […]

Support Ukraine at AOH

At Paul Houlton Studio you can make a donation to DEC’s Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal whilst viewing an exhibition of 50 previously unexhibited paintings, drawings and prints from the last 50 years. Paul is an experienced portrait artist and in 2014 sketched a Ukrainian girl in Brighton and has now turned that drawing into a greeting […]

Upcycled Jewellery Making

Learn how to make your very own stylish Personalised jewellery (cufflinks, pendants or keyrings), a gorgeous keepsake for yourself or a loved one using vintage maps, comic books, music sheets or typographic initials. In this workshop, you will create one the following items: – Personalised silver plated cufflinks – Personalised silver plated pendant – 2 […]

Stitch & Natter Workshop

The Art of Untidy Stitching – Stitch & Natter Workshop for Creativity and Well-being week. Come along to this free, friendly workshop in our beautiful bright community space at Rose Hill Court. Join the Rose Hill Rebel Creative collective for a mindful few hours of Boro – the Japanese art of mending and “untidy stitching”. […]

A Taste of Tile Making

Angela Evans is an experienced tile maker. In this 2 hour introduction to making tiles she will demonstrate some of the many different ways she makes her tiles. Participants will be rolling out clay, using coloured slips, paper resist decoration and scraffito. Angela will have her stamps and her plaster moulds for everyone to experiment […]

Mimizoku, the journey of an ancestor Annie Sheppard, storyteller and musician, in collaboration with Bruno Sibona

Mimizoku is on a journey to find his ‘Ikigai’. Annie’s original short stories, woven with Japanese folktales, bring his adventures to life. ‘Dogu Mimizoku had lain quiet during the winter months. Buried deep in the earth, cradled in moss and covered in leaves it was as snug as any eiderdown. When spring arrived bursting with […]

Cutting In/Building Up Texture

I go beyond paint to create texture. Watch as I cut into paper or build it up in layers. The interesting part comes, as I add dry media, such as pastel or charcoal, or let the paint soak in.

Emily Boo & Friends @44

WHAT DOES IT MEAN? ABSTRACT ART CLASS & “I CAN’T DRAW” ART CLASS WITH THE FABULOUS JO HATHAWAY. LEARN TO ASSESS AND CREATE YOUR OWN PIECE OF ABSTRACT ART OR LEARN TO DRAW EVEN IF YOU ARE CONVINCED YOU CAN’T! BE AMAZED AT YOUR OWN CREATIVITY.

Attic Art Club Exhibition

The long established ATTIC ART CLUB in Ditchling is an exceptionally talented mix of 30 Sussex Artists, producing a very varied selection of original work. There is just one long weekend to renew your acquaintance with this inspirational group and purchase great art. We open at 12.00 noon on Friday 27th May through to a […]

Mosaic making workshop

Ever fancied learning how to make mosaics? Claire will be running a Mosaic making workshop from 2-4pm on Saturday 28th May at The Flamingo House, 14a Wilbury road, Hove BN3 3JN. We recently took part in one her classes and it was fabulous ✨ Email [email protected] for more info and to sign up. £35 per […]

Make a willow bird

Make a willow bird – at The Red Door Open House An introduction to weaving with a pliable beautiful material. A simple design to adorn your home with. £30 – 10.00-12.30pm All tools and materials provided. A good degree of manual dexterity is needed for these workshops. Adults only (teens with accompanying adults welcome). The […]

Simple willow tray

Simple willow tray. A functional item that shows off the colours and textural qualities of this sustainable,native material. £35 -1.30 -4pm All tools and materials provided. A good degree of manual dexterity is needed for these workshops. Adults only (teens with accompanying adults welcome).

Nipple Tassel Making Workshop

A 2 hour fun and exciting workshop, where you’ll learn how to make nipple tassels. Guided by an experienced teacher, where you’ll be guided step by step, just let your creative juices flow. Take home your lovely keep-sake creations, gift boxed to be treasured or pret-a porter for a fun night out! We also offer […]

Watercolour Demonstration

Chalk Gallery artist Lyndsey Smith will be demonstrating the technique of watercolour painting combined with pen and ink which she uses to create her signature style of artworks. Come along to find out more about this fascinating work; everything you need to know about the process, the paints, the papers and more. This event is […]

Emily Boo & Friends @44

BEGINNERS UPHOLSTERY TASTER SESSION COME AND LEARN ABOUT BEGINNERS UPHOLSTERY IN THE GARDEN DURING ARTIST OPEN HOUSES. EMILY BEAUMONT WILL BE DEMONSTRATING A FOOTSTOOL CLASS WHICH WILL BEGIN IN THE AUTUMN AT THE PHOENIX ART SPACE. THIS WILL GIVE YOU A CHANCE TO SEE IF THIS WONDERFUL CRAFT INTERESTS YOU AND TO REGISTER FOR THE […]

Cardboard collage mosaics

Come along to this free, friendly workshop in our beautiful bright community space at Rose Hill Court. We’ll be creating landscapes and nature paper collage with Juliette.

Emily Boo & Friends @44

DRIFTWOOD CRAFT CLASS COME AND JOIN HAYDN STRIDE AND MAKE SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL OUT OF BEACH DRIFTWOOD. THE CLASS INCLUDES ALL MATERIALS AND AT THE END YOU WILL LEAVE WITH YOUR OWN HANDMADE WALL-MOUNTED TEA LIGHT HOLDER AND BUD VASE.

Historical Dress Demonstration

Experience historical clothing as it was really worn by people in the past. Historian and dress maker Jordan Mitchell-King will be demonstrating how clothes were worn by women in the eighteenth-century. She will be present all day on the below dates in full, authentic historical clothing as well as demonstrating how women put together their […]

Mimizoku, the journey of an ancestor Annie Sheppard, storyteller and musician, in collaboration with Bruno Sibona

Mimizoku is on a journey to find his ‘Ikigai’. Annie’s original short stories, woven with Japanese folktales, bring his adventures to life. ‘Dogu Mimizoku had lain quiet during the winter months. Buried deep in the earth, cradled in moss and covered in leaves it was as snug as any eiderdown. When spring arrived bursting with […]

Harp and Poetry

Sunday 29th May, 3pm. A gentle closing to the Artists Open House with healing inspirational words by Charles Anthony and harp music with singing by Magdalena Reising. Free Event, No Booking. ( aprox 45 mins) www.magdalenareising.com

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