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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May

Wed 25
10am - 3pm

fascinating unique bookbinding creative decorative bespoke
The Art of Book binding

The Art of Book binding

£56/£53(c) • Friends £54/£51(c)

Professional bookbinder and member of the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen, Pamela Richmond is here to offer an introduction to the fascinating art of bookbinding.  During today’s workshop you will make a single and multiple section notebook with soft covers where you will then introduce decorative sewing techniques. If you get through that in no time you may also have the chance to make a notepad with a loose hard cover.

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Sat 28
10am - 4pm

Landscape Painting Colour Dramatic Visual
Glorious Landscapes with a Limited Colour Palette

Glorious Landscapes with a Limited Colour Palette

£70/£67(c) • Friends £68/£65(c)

Join landscape artist Guy Warner to explore the use of colour in landscape painting to produce an acrylic-on-canvas painting. You will be focusing on basic colour theory, investigating the way colours affect each other’s properties and appearance when used together and how a restricted palette can produce a dramatic result.

This will inform the final painting which will be painted in acrylics on a 20 inch square canvas.   

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Sat 28
10am - 1pm

Fused glass Owls Colour Kiln
Fused Glass Owls

Fused Glass Owls

£55/£52(c) • Friends £53/£50(c)

Join glass fuser Simon Alderson and learn to make your own version of these exquisite barn owls.

You will begin with some cutting practice until you’re ready to cut out the bird shape. Once all pieces are cut Simon will guide you through a process of layering fruit to recreate the colouring of the iconic bird. Finally, we’ll be experimenting with application and displacement of frit to create tone and shade.

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Sat 28
2pm - 4pm

Glass Lantern Enamels
Fused Glass Lantern Panels

Fused Glass Lantern Panels

£44/£41(c) • Friends £42/£39(c)

Joining Simon Alderson, we'll be creating gorgeous fused glass panels to fit inside a lovely metal lantern.

Your work is to create the most beautiful panels to convert a humble lantern into a thing of beauty, giving it a personal touch.

During this afternoon’s session you will be taught how to cut and handle glass, learning about the fusing process and principles, then shown a series of techniques including the use of cut glass, paints, enamels, fruit and stringers to create your design.

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June

Fri 10
7:30pm

music cabaret show dance mesmerising
Moscow Drug Club

Moscow Drug Club

£16/£13(c) • Friends £14/£11(c) • On the day £21

Meet the transcendent troubadors of gypsy cabaret and swing.

Ladies and gentlepeople, please give it up for Moscow Drug Club - a curious musical phenomenon where elements of Berlin Cabaret, Hot Club de France, French Musette and Storytelling combine…

Don't miss MDC in their maiden gig at Prema for this sultry summer evening of swing and sumptuousness. Book your tickets now!

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