Ribble Valley Art Studios host first workshops

Beverley Chapelhow and Keith Parkinson.
Beverley Chapelhow and Keith Parkinson.

A NEW artists’ studio and exhibition space in the centre of Clitheroe will hold its first art workshops next week.

Ribble Valley Art Studios is the brainchild of local artists Keith Parkinson and Beverley Chapelhow. They wanted to establish a creative hub where artists could work in close proximity, gaining inspration from each other, and also let the public see them at work and admire and acquire finished pieces.

The result is Ribble Valley Art Studios, now up and running in Bowland Chamber, just off Wellgate in the centre of Clitheroe. Next Wednesday, August 15th, the studios will host its first art workshops day. It will comprise a series of short one-off sessions that will be complete sessions in themselves but also designed to give a flavour of what will be available in longer programmes being planned at the studios.

An Adult Art Workshop will run from 10 a.m. to noon and allow participants to explore various art techniques with Beverley and Keith.

In the afternoon, from 2 to 4 p.m., there will be Children’s Workshops, in which Keith will work with seven to 11-year-olds exploring drawing and his wife, Sheila, will work with a six-and-under group.

The adults’ workshop costs £8 per person and the cost for children is £6 per child with a £2 reduction for further children in the same booking.

For more information or to book call 07528055723 or e-mail: info@ribblevalleyartstudios.com