March evening and weekend courses

Posted on: 2 February 2019

We have a fantastic range of evening and weekend courses in arts and crafts starting this March – perfect if you work 9 to 5 or have other commitments during the day. Check out what’s on when in the list below.

If you see something you’d like to do, but it’s not on in your area or the times or dates don’t suit you, find more courses using our online search or contact your local centre – if there’s enough interest in your area, they may be able to put on your course.

Evening courses

Stained glass

Ockment Centre, Okehampton. Tuesday 2 March 6:30 – 8:30pm

Learn how to cut and foil glass, use a grinder and apply blowpipe solder to create a unique panel for your home. Find out more.

Textile art: felt, batik and weaving

The Mansion, Totnes. Monday 4 March 6:30 – 9pm

Come and make something beautiful and have some fun. You will look at a range of artists and designers to generate designs and ideas in the mediums of felt, batik and weaving. Find out more.

Introduction to weaving

The Mansion, Totnes. 27 March 6:30 – 9pm

Make a small weaving, using a simple loom. You will learn how to set up and thread your loom and the difference between warp and weft yarns. Find out more.

Printmaking and bookbinding for all

The Mansion, Totnes, Exmouth. Wednesday 6 March 7 – 9pm

Come and join this relaxed group, running for 5 weeks, and explore aspects of printmaking and bookbinding as a creative craft. Find out more.

Life drawing

Passmore Edwards Centre, Newton Abbot. Wednesday 6 March 6:30 – 9pm

Observe a life model in different poses and using a variety of drawing materials and approaches, explore techniques that can enhance accuracy and expression in your drawings. Find out more.


Weekend courses

Experimental Painting

The Mansion, Totnes. Saturday 16 March 10am – 12:30pm

Come along and explore different ways of using watercolour and acrylic paints on paper, board and canvas with a variety of techniques, tools and approaches. Find out more.

Hand Dye batik bags

Arts Centre, Bideford. Saturday 16 March 10am – 3:30pm

Gain an understanding of colour mixing, using hot wax as a resist and experimenting with batik tools to create a bag. Find out more.