What's On?


5th May

compiled by
Newbury & District
Arts Association


Continuing this week

Open Studios 2016

  30 Apr - 22 May

Open Studios 2016

INSIGHT exhibition

to 5pm daily, Thursdays 11am-8pm

Open Studios for West Berkshire and North Hampshire returns from 30th April to 22nd May with talented artists from around the area opening their studios to show what they create and how they work. Ceramics, Collage, Design, Drawing, Edible Art, Film, Glass, Illustration, Jewellery, Mixed Media, Mosaics, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Silk Painting, Textile and Wood are all on show and available for appreciation or purchase from nearby locations.

The flagship exhibition for Open Studios is INSIGHT 2016, which takes place at New Greenham Arts, Greenham Business Park, and features work from all of the 104 artists taking part in the scheme. This is a unique and free taster of what is on offer in artists' studios. It includes the 16 new artists making their début at this event. Well worth a visit!

In addition to the studio openings there will be six free Hands-on Workshops, artists printing demonstration at City Arts Newbury, schools and satellite exhibitions at local venues.

Full details of the activities, locations and opening times, along with a resume about each artist, are in the full colour Directory of Artists which will be available free of charge from Newbury Corn Exchange libraries and tourist information centres.


  14 Apr - 12 May

Experimental Mono Printing

with Sally Haynes

to 4pm

Create your own unique prints with Sally Haynes using acrylic paint and (water based) printing inks.

Start/develop your work in new ways using a jelli block and perspex board and rollers.

​Sally has taught art for many years to a variety of aged students and artists. 

She can be contacted for further info on 07905 973817 or syh.artsci@gmail.com

Experimental Drawing

  7 Apr - 26 May

Experimental Drawing

with Sally Haynes

10am -12.30 or Thursday evening 7:30-9:30pm

This is an eight-week course designed to encourage artists to draw using all their senses. 

Sally's classes are never repeated; each week a new subject matter will be provided and students will

Choose to develop their work in a variety of ways, working in sketch books and at a large scale using the

Floor, walls or easels. A variety of media, methods and materials will be explored, encouraging new ways of

Working. During the term students will be encouraged to share ideas and offer positive critical discussion.

is supported by:
West Berkshire District Council