Fancy a brush with art at Clitheroe studio?

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Ribble Valley Art Studios is currently enrolling for a series of Spring Workshops for both adults and children.

The Studios, handily located off Wellgate in the centre of Clitheroe, make the perfect venue for inspiring and fun classes, where participants can learn surrounded by exciting contemporary art and the artists who make it.

There are workshops for both adults and children run by the studios’ founders, Beverley Chapelhow and Keith Parkinson, both experienced artists and educators with CRB Clearance.

Children’s art sessions are available during the Easter holiday, on Tuesday, April 2nd, and Friday the 5th. They are aimed at children aged five to 13 and there are four sessions available, from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. on both days. The cost is for each session is £10 for first child and £7 for additional children, with all materials included.

On Wednesday, April 3rd, Jill Wright and Beverley Chapelhow, will lead an art workshop to create your very own cupcake canvas from 1pm to 3pm. The session is open to girls aged eight to 15, and costs £13, including all materials, refreshments, cupcakes and your very own creative canvas to tale home. To book call Jill on 01282 773633. An art workshop for boys is also available on the same day with Keith.

Adult Workshops take place on Saturday, April 20th, for Drawing and Watercolour Painting and Saturday, June 8th, for Printmaking. Each workshop lasts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the £50 cost includes all materials plus lunch and other refreshments. Discounts can be arranged for group or “art party” bookings.

The Studios also run a regular Wednesday evening class and are considering a daytime group if the demand is there.

For more details about any of the above, or to book, contact: Ribble Valley Art Studios at Bowland Chambers, 1-3 Harris Court, Wellgate, Clitheroe, Tel. 07528055723, e-mail:

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