Workshops & Courses
Booking for all workshops is essential and early booking is advised. Telephone the Gallery on 01686 625041 or email: email@example.com 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 >
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 >
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 >
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 firstname.lastname@example.org | ... more >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >