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Field Breaks

Special Interest Art Breaks

Enjoyable and informative Art workshops along with craft and textile courses with experienced professional tutors based in relaxing locations in Derbyshire and around the UK.

Welcome to our 2019 annual programme of professionally tutored art workshops in drawing, botanical illustration, landscape and mixed media painting; alongside workshops in pastels, textiles, printing, jewellery making, stained glass, needlefelting and upcycling.

This year we have expanded our arts programme to include craft and textile workshops along with introducing some new tutors and venues. We hope you will find our programme interesting and find a workshop that appeals to you. Our aim is to provide professional quality workshops, with individual guidance and tuition. We have chosen venues that offer good facilities and have a relaxed feel to add to your experience. Please see the testimonials from previous participants, many of whom are returning in 2019.

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“As always the tutor was excellent and I thoroughly enjoyed the course”

Janet, Rochdale

“Thank you for organising such a well run course, tutor is excellent, it has been really enjoyable”

Mina, Peterborough

“As always, tutor excellent, thoroughly enjoyed the course”

Megan, Cheshire

“A thoroughly enjoyable way to join likeminded people of all ages and abilities to create your own individual masterpiece. The tutors are brilliant, willing to share their knowledge and experience, and the bikkies help the creative juices to flow. The setting at Barlow is beautiful and inspiring. It’s a great way to spend a day. The only downside is trying to limit yourself from enrolling on all the courses – they are all inviting.”


Upcoming Events

Silver Jewellery Making – Earrings & Pendants

26th March at 10:00 am - 3:45 pm

Expert jewellery maker, Louise will teach you a range of jewellery making techniques, from soldering to cutting, shaping and texturing silver and help you design and make a unique piece [...]

Masterclass in Watercolour

1st April at 12:30 am - 2nd April at 4:00 pm

Tailored at those who want to take their art work to the next level and are looking to develop their approach to painting. Referencing books and use of the garden [...]

Exploring the delicious theme of afternoon tea, you will learn how to create enticing tea time pieces using deceptively simple processes and producing great results! A fascinating workshop with expert [...]

Discover the Magic of Colour! – in Acrylics

9th April at 10:00 am - 3:45 pm

An exciting day creating a variety of small paintings in unusual colour combinations as the mysteries of how colour works are gradually revealed! Suitable for all abilities.  Tutor: Maggie Robinson [...]