Free Lantern Making Workshop

This session is now fully booked! New session on 17 September now taking bookings! An opportunity to create your own individual ... more >

Novel Writing 2 with Lara Clough

9 sessions on Wednesdays 28 Sept- 30 Nov 10.15am - 12.30pm In Novel Writing 2 participants would look at a classical and a contemporary ... more >

Leaping Lights Festival

The Leaping Lights Festival in Dolerw Park, Newtown celebrates the migration of the Salmon to the local rivers. You are invited to join the parade and ... more >

Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1686 625041
Fax: +44 (0) 1686 623633
Email: desk@orieldavies.org
Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Free Admission

Workshops & Courses

Booking

Booking for all workshops is essential and early booking is advised. Telephone the Gallery on 01686 625041 or email: desk@orieldavies.org to book.

Free Lantern Making Workshop

Saturday, 24 September 2016

This session is now fully booked! New session on 17 September now taking bookings! An opportunity to create your own individual lantern to take to the amazing Leaping Lights festival taking place in Newtown. Booking essential for the workshop. Under 8's must be accompanied by a parent / ... more >

Family Workshop

Novel Writing 2 with Lara Clough

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 - Wednesday, 30 November 2016

9 sessions on Wednesdays 28 Sept- 30 Nov 10.15am - 12.30pm In Novel Writing 2 participants would look at a classical and a contemporary novel to explore approaches and techniques for their own work. Having a novel started or at least a firm idea is desirable. There is the chance to share work in a ... more >

Life Drawing

Saturday, 1 October 2016

Life drawing is one of the most effective ways to improve drawing, painting, sculptural and observational skills. The shapes found in the human figure echo shapes in all areas of nature and learning to draw from a human form can benefit all areas of your artistic practice. Led by artist, Caroline Ali, these workshops are ... more >

Basic Sewing Machine Skills with Jill Rolfe

Monday, 3 October 2016

Mondays 3 & 10 October, 10.00am - 3.30pm During this short course participants will learn how a sewing machine operates. You will learn cutting skills, safety around machines, qualities of fabric and setting tension, vital skills that will enable you to progress on to the popular Up-Cycled clothing course. You ... more >

Introduction to Oil Painting with June Forster

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 - Tuesday, 13 December 2016

6 sessions. Tuesdays 4 & 11 Oct; 1, 8 & 29 Nov; 13 Dec 10.30am – 3.00pm more >

Exploring Creative Writing Techniques with Chris Kinsey

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - Wednesday, 14 December 2016

10 sessions every Wednesday from 5 Oct – 14 Dec 1.30pm – 3.30pm This is one of the core modules for students interested in working towards The Certificate in Creative Writing but it is open to anyone, experienced or new, who is looking for inspiration and who wishes to extend their prose and ... more >

Peer to Peer Artist Training

Friday, 7 October 2016 - Saturday, 8 October 2016

PEER TO PEER ARTIST TRAINING – CALL FOR ARTISTS more >

Screenwriting 3 with Lara Clough

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - Wednesday, 22 March 2017

9 sessions. Every Wednesday from 18 Jan - 22 March 10.15am - 12.30pm In Screenwriting 3, participants have the opportunity to write a sequence of scenes for a screenplay idea. You would be looking at some classic and contemporary films and scripts for inspiration and guidance. Some scriptwriting experience ... more >

Up-cycling with Jill Rolfe

Monday, 30 January 2017 - Monday, 27 February 2017

4 sessions. Mondays 30 Jan - 27 Feb 10.00am - 3.30pm Work with different kinds of garments and learn how to cut them to create new and exciting clothing. Participants will start by making a simple up-cycled bag and progress on to articles of clothing, developing design skills along the way. Access to a ... more >