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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Fri 26

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Mr Tea & the Minions

£14/£11(c) • Friends £12/£8(c) • On the day £18

The first of two big-band-blast-offs for Prema this autumn! Bristol based, serial knee-jerkers Mr Tea and the Minions play their own unique take on full power Balkan flavoured Ska, Dub, Swing and Folk, inspiring uncontrollable silly dancing and wild bouts of jumping around wherever they go.

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Sat 27
1pm - 3:30pm

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Everybody Draw - Flights of Fancy

Free entry

Throughout the afternoon you’ll be making all things that fly- rockets, birds, dragons and all other weird, wonderful flying things. Create 3D drawings from wire, animate your drawings with a thaumatrope then draw and collage to transform Prema into a fantastical world of flights of fancy. Everybody welcome!

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Wed 31
10:30am - 12pm

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Crochet in the Cafe

Free entry

Our crochet café began two years ago and has already built up a fabulous, industrious and fun-loving community of wool-mad crafters. Come along for a relaxed and sociable morning with hot drinks, cakes and delicious savoury dishes are available to purchase from the Vestry Café, so you can enjoy a tasty treat whilst hooking away!

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Thu 1
8pm - 10pm

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Knitting Group

Free entry

The Prema Knitting Group meets up on the first Thursday of each month in our Old Schoolroom. Here's the perfect opportunity to meet up with other knitters and crafters to exchange ideas, yarn-stashes and pick up a whole range of tips to boost your portfolio of knitting skills.

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Sat 3
10am - 4pm

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Beginners’ Embroidery Christmas Decorations

£38/£35(c) • Friends £36/£33(c)

Christmas comes early with our first festive workshop this season. Join embroidery extraordinaire Marion Bedford to create three decorations. Embroider a star, angel and heart, choose your own colours and spend a merry day learning the art of hand embroidery.

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