Art & Craft Summer Courses

Come and join us at one of our art classes.


Silk Painting

Silk Painting

Learn the vibrant and exciting art of painting on silk. As well as painting, we   will explore the use of resist techniques, using salt or sugar to create unique    patterns and textures, shibori and more £77.00*

Tutor: Roz Beeson

Monday, 10 weeks starting 24 April 10.00 – 12.00 pm

Venue: Jewry Wall Museum, 156-160 St Nicholas Circle LE1 4LB

Art and Crafts For Everyone


Explore, experiment, have a go, have fun! You don’t have to be a brilliant artist to enjoy art and produce fabulous artwork. Learn how to do the Japanese art of Suminagashi (marbling).   Free your creativity; increase your confidence learning new techniques and ideas £80.85*

Tutor: Annie Kinchington

Tuesday, 8 weeks starting 25 April 1.15 pm to 3.45 pm

Venue: WEA, 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD

Exploring botanical drawing and painting


This is an introduction and exploration of Botanical drawing and painting plants, using traditional drawing and water colour painting techniques. All levels will be catered for, including beginners, in this friendly and relaxed class. £80.85*

Tutor Annabel Barrett

Wednesday, 10 weeks, starting 26 April

Two sessions: 10.15 am – 12.15 pm/1 pm to 3 pm

Venue: WEA, 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD

Creative Card Making


Learn paper crafting skills to make beautiful cards for those special occasions this summer season. Try out a wide range of mediums to create exciting backgrounds and decorative elements for your cards, including Brusho crystals, pastels, mica powders and alcohol inks and making the unusual “double z fold” card. £80.85

Tutor: Angela Cutting

Thursday, 10 weeks, starting 27 April 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm

Venue: WEA, 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD


* Prices: If you are on benefits or a low income of less than £15,276 then the course could be free.

Please ring to book a place on (0116) 255 6614 or email us with your name and expression of interest at

Alternatively enrol online at: or call 0113 245 3304 to book with a credit or debit card.

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