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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Wed 25
10am - 1pm

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It's The Bomb!

£30 • Friends £28

We warmly welcome natural skincare expert Kelly Allan to Prema for this explosive one-day workshop. You’ll be whipping up magical concoctions using organic ingredients and testing out different scents with herbs and essential oils. Using a variety of shapes and moulds you’ll be creating a number of fizzy bath bombs, bath melts and soap balls to make your bath experience frothier and foamier than ever! Suitable for age 7+

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Wed 25
10:30am - 12pm

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Crochet in the Cafe - October

Free entry

Dazzlingly exuberant resident textiles artist Emma Leith began café crochet earlier this year and has already helped to build an industrious and fun-loving community of wool-mad crafters through her fabulous crochet sessions. Hot drinks, cakes and delicious savoury dishes are available to purchase from the Vestry Café, so you can enjoy a tasty treat whilst talking all things crochet and hooking away! Emma’s on hand if you get your threads in a twist or if you’re lacking inspiration and need a new project to get stuck in to. These monthly sessions are perfect for anyone who has already mastered the chain and treble stitch.

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Sat 28
10am - 1pm

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Mosaic Robins

£38/£35(c) • Friends £36/£33(c)

Have you noticed Emma Leith’s beautiful mosaic birds hanging around Prema in recent months? Well now it's time to create your own! Spend the day with Emma to create an exquisite mosaic piece inspired by the nation’s favourite red-breasted garden cheeky-chappy. Today’s workshop is perfect for complete beginners or returners - you’ll be guided through the mosaic process all the way from cutting to grouting with plenty of top tips from Emma. Please bring along one piece of old china such as an old saucer or cup to incorporate into your design, all other materials will be provided.

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Wed 1
10:30am - 11:30am

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Sketch Cafe - November

Free entry

Run by Prema resident artist and seasoned sketcher Eve Coy, our monthly sessions are just the thing for those keen to explore and discover different methods of sketching. Whether you’re an experienced sketcher looking to share your passion or a drawing novice daunted by the blank page, Eve has heaps of tips and tricks up her sleeve which are sure to have you sketching in no time. Bring along your own sketchbook and pencils and enjoy an hour of doodling in the Vestry Café.

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1 Nov -
30 Nov
7pm - 9pm

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Drawing For The Terrified

£66/£63(c) • Friends £64/£61(c)

Does the idea of drawing fill you with a sense of dread? Drawing for the Terrified returns with a plethora of fab drawing projects to take the terror out of making your mark. Led by illustrator Imogen Harvey-Lewis, this lively class will help to boost your confidence in drawing as you develop your own distinctive style.

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