January News Letter from The Arts School

Hello to 2020 – Happy New Year & welcome to your January newsletter – I hope you had a wonderful festive break and are feeling happy, healthy and vibrant for the year ahead. Do you make resolutions? Rather than resolutions I like to write a list of things I want to accomplish or develop in…

Drawing and Wellbeing – never to late!

This Christmas I fibbed to my mother… I told her I had a work event and needed her to babysit but in-fact I was taking her to a craft night. She didn’t want to go, she “doesn’t do art, can’t”. Within a few minutes of the first activity (stamping) she announced it was calming! The…

The Arts School

Getting ready to run a taster day at The Arts School tomorrow. General Art is one of my favourite courses as it is project based and gives you a chance to try different materials out and develop your own ideas and work.  If you are interested in this course or any others, please visit or…

Homemade Christmas

Having a baby 3 weeks ago changes Christmas! Lots of time before he was born to make decorations, no time after to put them up!  Wooden tree by http://www.mja-wood.com/ Felt and other materials from Heathfield Crafts. ©Sophie Douglas

The Little Arts Festival!

I am part of a team of volunteers that thought it was a good idea last year to put on a 10 day art festival. August 19th-28th in, and around Rushlake Green. We are excited to announce the programme! Printed copies coming soon. Please check out the website for the full list There is visual art,…

Here again!

Back at Windsor Christmas Gift Fair and its busy already! Come and say hello at stand 50 (we have chocolates!)   

Gosport Marine Festival 2015

It’s busy times in Gosport with only a month to go before the Gosport Marine Festival.  You can get in the water, there’s a food festival and live entertainment, and (best of all) an art, photography and crafts fair!  Check out the website, like their facebook page and there is still time to be involved, just…