Scrumdiddlyumptious! Creative Writing for young people aged 10 and over

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 ... more >

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

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. ... more >

Free Lantern Making Workshop

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 ... 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.

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 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

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, 17 September 2016

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 / carer. Times: 10:30am - 4pm (lunch break 1-2pm) more >

Family Workshop

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 >