Exploding books! with artist Caroline Ali

Taking inspiration from the characters and creatures of Roald Dahl, you will learn how to combine drawing and folding skills to make and ... more >

Felt Masks with textile artist, Nicola Knapton

Learn the basic principles of felt making to make masks inspired by Roald Dahl characters and creatures. Felt making is creative, fun and easy to ... more >

Big Friendly Giant ‘soft sculptures’!

Using paper and fabric, create Dahl inspired characters or objects. Craft maker, Julie Dawson will help you create out-sized sculptures. Why not create a ... 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.

Exploding books! with artist Caroline Ali

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Taking inspiration from the characters and creatures of Roald Dahl, you will learn how to combine drawing and folding skills to make and decorate a book that unfolds to reveal your own character or creature design. Reveal your own squeamish, ghastly and unexpected design! 10:30am to 1pm (9 yrs and ... more >

Family Workshop

Felt Masks with textile artist, Nicola Knapton

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Learn the basic principles of felt making to make masks inspired by Roald Dahl characters and creatures. Felt making is creative, fun and easy to learn. 10:30am to 1pm (9 yrs and under). 2pm to 4:30pm (10 and over) £5 per person more >

Family Workshop

Big Friendly Giant ‘soft sculptures’!

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Using paper and fabric, create Dahl inspired characters or objects. Craft maker, Julie Dawson will help you create out-sized sculptures. Why not create a sculpture to take to the Dahl family dance sessions in the park outside the gallery during the week of 22 Aug. 10:30am to 1pm (9 yrs and under). 2pm to ... more >

Family Workshop

Making props and other Dahl inspired objects

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Work with community artust Terri Sweeney to make props and other objects inspired by the characters from Roald Dahl's The Twits. 10:30am to 1pm (9 years and under). 2pm to 4:30pm (10 years and over) £5 per person! Booking via desk@orieldavies.org | ... more >

Family Workshop

Dahl Dances - family dance project in the park!

Monday, 22 August 2016 - Friday, 26 August 2016

Powys Dance in partnership with Oriel Davies will present Dahl Dances, a week-long family dance project in The Park, Newtown.  Led by Sean King (Rorschach Group) and taking the work of Roald Dahl as inspiration, the workshops will take place Monday 22 August to Friday 26 August 10am to 3.30pm and will lead to ... more >

Family Workshop

Scrumdiddlyumptious! Creative Writing for young people aged 10 and over

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

This year’s imaginative writing session will have a Roald Dahl flavour. Come along and put some fun and fear into your words. Write a story that will scare and ensnare your readers. A fun writing workshop with author and poet, Chris Kinsey. 10:30am to 1pm £5 per person more >

Family Workshop

Storytelling picnic with professional storyteller, Sal Tonge at Dolerw Park.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Meet at the gallery at 10.30 to walk to the park. Bring a packed lunch and something to sit on!. All children must be accompanied by a parent/carer. Booking essential. £3 per person. more >

Family Workshop

Free art and craft activities on the patio

Saturday, 3 September 2016

Drop-in for a variety of different Roald Dahl inspired craft activities, including mask making and hand puppets. 10:30am - 4:30pm more >

Family Workshop

Life Drawing - Cabaret Sketching Special!

Saturday, 3 September 2016

Oriel Davies will be holding a special Life Drawing workshop on Saturday 3 Sept from 10.30 to 1.30. Come along for a morning of figure drawing with a twist. Sketch dazzling burlesque performer Satine Di Monté dancing, posing and unveiling in her tassels and feather finery. Fun, music, and fabulous ... more >

Free Lantern Making Workshop

Saturday, 3 September 2016

Drop-in sessions at the gallery to make a large feature lantern for the Leaping Lights Festival taking place in Newtown. No experience necessary. All welcome. Drop-in between 10am - 4pm. Please note that parrents / carers are responsible for children attending te activity. Children aged 8 and under must be ... more >

Family Workshop