Prema is the envy of many a metropolitan venue

Prema is a family friendly Arts Centre, promoting performance, live music and art exhibitions as well as accessible workshops, classes and creative experiences for kids and adults.

Prema, near Dursley in the Stroud valleys, offers an affordable day out for all folk in the South West.

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Featured Events


Fri 26

gentle tender funny loneliness

Flabbergast Theatre in Tatterdemalion

£10/£7(c) • Friends £8/£6(c) • Family £25/ • Friends £23 • On door £15

This hilarious, absurd and enchanting show features puppetry, physical comedy and mime in the tradition of Ecole Philippe Gaulier. Tatterdemalion juxtaposes a sense of loneliness and (be)longing with joy and exhilaration. Tonight you are warmly invited to witness one man’s quest for a friend in a world that can, for some, feel mightily chilly.

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Mon 15
7pm - 9pm

needle felting dog badger wildlife craft

NeedleFelt Narratives - Four Legged Friend

Per person per session £15

Join Prema resident artist and published author Sophie Buckley in creating your own character based on animals from the book Making Needle Felted Animals. In tonight's session you'll be making a four-legged friend using dogs and badgers for your inspiration! Suitable for beginners

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Tue 16
10am - 4pm

half-term photography kids

Photo Factory

£30 • Friends £28

Here’s a great day for half term, jam-packed with photography know-how. Join expert photographer Rupert Russell on this inspirational session focussing on the creative side of picture taking. There’ll be challenges throughout the day to help you get the best out of your camera and really develop your photographic skills. For ages 8-11

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Sat 20
2pm - 5pm

Lego animation family

Lego Family Movie

£30 • Friends £28

You’re never too old to play with Lego! Here’s a chance to share the fun with your family and create your very own mini Lego movie. This time round bringing his boxes of tricks and super talent, Aardman animator Andy Symanowski is leading this brilliant and intensive workshop in stop-motion animation. Make your own short film and learn tips to try again at home. The process lends itself really well to animating found objects, so bring along some of your favourite Lego friends with a box of bricks and bring them to life. Bring along a memory stick to be able to download your film and take home at the end. A great afternoon of Lego fun. Places limited so book good and early! Price is for a family of four (or equivalent)

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