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Arts Clubs

Surrey Arts are excited to be launching brand new arts clubs for 2019. The Woking Youth Arts Centre will come alive with creative energy and workshops to suit all ages and abilities.

From willow weaving to crafty toddler workshops - we have something for everyone in classes lead by professional artists and creatives.

Prices shown are for the remainder of the course and include a discount. If you want to come and try a session for free and there are spaces just contact us. Materials provided but be dressed to get messy!

Monday workshops

Digital illustration led by Monika Krupa

Dates: 11 March, 18 March, 25 March

Explore traditional and digital illustration techniques to create your own unique storybook characters. Each session will draw inspiration from a recognized illustrator's style. A variety of materials and methods will be introduced, including watercolor pencil, stamping and stencil techniques, clay and Photoshop. The emphasis is on creativity, experimentation and building confidence.

No experience necessary, just bring your imagination and creativity!


Tuesday Workshops

Crafty toddlers led by Vicky Williams

Dates: 5 March, 12 March, 19 March, 26 March Free come and try session 5 March - Registration required

A fun and relaxed session for children aged 2-4 years. Each week our craft activities will be inspired by a popular children's book. Creating unique artwork to treasure. Please come dressed for mess!

Parental supervision required at all times.

(10 places per session - £5 per week)

Art for everyone led by Diana Burch

Dates: 5 March, 12 March, 19 March, 26 March - Free come and try session 5 March - Registration required

Make time to relax with these all ability arts groups. Create new ideas in 2 and 3 dimensions, using wire, paint, collage and crafts.

Sessions for all three age groups are aimed at living well through creativity and helping explore new ideas and ways of making art.


Wednesday workshops

DELVE into art led by Louise Scillitoe-Brown

Dates: 6 March, 13 March, 20 March, 27 March Free come and try session 6 March - Registration required

Develop a piece of finished work each week

Explore materials such as Charcoal, Graphite, Watercolour, Acrylic

Learn methods and gain confidence with Mark making, Painting, Printing, Collage

View work by both contemporary and historical artists

Experiment with materials and ideas and build skills that you can use again and again


Thursday workshops

Lino printing led by Gill Jenkins

Dates: 7 March, 14 March, 21 March, 28 March Free come and try session 7 March - Registration required

Using easy soft-cut vinyl you will be shown how to create a picture. You can print with just one colour or as you get more confident you can layer several colours.

Mono printing led by Gill Jenkins

Dates: 7 March, 14 March, 21 March, 28 March Free come and try session 7 March - Registration required

Using simple sheets of plastic, torn paper and stencils you will be shown how to make colourful pictures; by layering 2 or 3 colours. You can also make pictures from drawing through photo-copied images.


Saturday workshops coming soon...

Life drawing

Using models and mannequins and the extensive collection from Surrey Arts Wardrobe, these workshops can develop your drawing skills with various costume periods through history.

Willow weaving

In this one day workshop you will learn how to make a simple structure out of willow; you will be shown how to do a simple weave pattern, plus a couple of other weaves. The aim will be to make an obelisk that can be used to support growing plants and can be completed in one day to take home. No experience necessary.

Seasonal crafts

Pop up workshops themed around the seasons, including making greeting cards and novelty gifts. These workshops are great for the whole family to get involved in.


Holiday workshops led by Stef and Vicky

A relaxed day of crafty activities, for boys and girls, based around the theme of Spring Time. Available for 6 - 11 year olds (School years 2 - 6) with our experienced artists, the young artists and participants will work on mosaic coasters, dream catchers, shrinking plastic jewellery and key rings, greeting cards and bunting. Let your creative juices flow and your imagination run wild! Come dressed for mess! Students will need to bring their own lunch, drinks and snacks.

To find out new and upcoming dates for workshops follow us on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) or sign up to the Surrey Arts Newsletter.

For further information please email: surreyarts@surreycc.gov.uk

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