Children’s Art Week – Ideas for Schools

March 21, 2018 / By: Lucy White No Comments.
Children’s Art Week is coming around again and it’s gaining popularity among schools year on year. The UK wide programme run by ENGAGE – the National Association for Gallery...
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Gorgeous poetry from our creative elders!

A heartwarming group poem from our elderly artists

November 8, 2017 / By: Lucy White No Comments.
One of our groups of elderly clients at a care home  in Cheltenham, facilitated by our fantastic Poetry tutor Dawn McHale, has produced this beautiful poem. Shared here with the groups...
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Art Therapists wanted

June 1, 2017 / By: Katherine Bryan-Merrett One Comment.
South West Art Workshops are looking for Art Therapists in Gloucestershire. Please get in touch if you are an art tutor with experience working in care with Dementia, Alzheimers, Strokes and...
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Clowning Around

Clowning Around

October 20, 2016 / By: Kate Montgomery No Comments.
The scary clown craze has been sweeping the country in recent weeks. With an alarming social media driven speed it’s become a rather silly or rather terrifying hashtag depending on your point of...
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Spotlight On; Theatre Workshops

The Art Of Comedy, Commedia Dell'Arte

October 13, 2016 / By: Kate Montgomery No Comments.
Access your inner Mr Bean with the root of all comedy, Commedia Dell’Arte We have a broad range of theatre and drama workshops at South West Art Workshops, from an Introduction to Commedia...
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What a great summer!

Great workshops and lovely new partners!

August 24, 2016 / By: Katherine Bryan-Merrett No Comments.
It’s been a great summer here at South West Art Workshops. We’ve had a fantastic time with the Campaign for National Parks, 38 Degrees, Produce UK for the 80th Anniversary Land Art Celebration...
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Successful Art Week at Walwayne Court Primary School

July 5, 2016 / By: Kate Montgomery No Comments.
South West Art Workshops were approached by Walwayne Court Primary School in Trowbridge about putting together an Art Week programme which would incorporate art forms from cultures around the world....
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Art in Schools

The PVA Glue which holds us together

June 2, 2016 / By: Katherine Bryan-Merrett No Comments.
Our recent Arts Week programme for New Fosseway School in Bristol was a huge success with the Arts Teacher Elizabeth Parsingham commenting “It all went well and everyone seemed delighted with all...
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New platform launching for artists!

get involved now!

January 14, 2016 / By: Katherine Bryan-Merrett No Comments.
New creative activities platform is launching! Calling all artists, arts tutors, arts venues and creative individuals! Get your creative events known about by joining us at  People...
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Top 10 activities to try this year!

2016 is the year to get creative

January 4, 2016 / By: Katherine Bryan-Merrett No Comments.
Well another year is here already and we at South West Art Workshops are vowing to make it the most creative one yet! If you, like us have resolved to get more in touch with your arty side for 2016,...
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