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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Sat 21
2pm - 4:30pm

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Story Walk with Tom Percival

£12/£9(c) • Friends £10/£7(c) • Family £36/ • Friends £32

Writer and illustrator Tom Percival is back this autumn with his magical story walk. A truly special experience as you take an afternoon stroll through the leafy lanes of Uley and the luscious countryside beyond devising characters and plot along the way.

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Thu 26
7pm - 9pm

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Introduction to Short Story Writing

£12/£11(c) • Friends £10/£9(c)

This evening workshop will introduce you to writing a short story from where to begin and how to structure. Discover your voice, explore your ideas, use practical tips and writing guides and have the confidence to put pen to paper. This workshop will make you write. Perfect preparation for The Prema short story competition!

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Fri 27

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Stephen Mottram in Parachute

£8/£6(c) • Friends £7/£5(c) • Family £20/ • Friends £18 • On the day £12

A back-to-school treat for you and very welcome return to Prema for Stephen Mottram with his spellbinding show. The Parachute is a funny and mesmerising story of youth, love and confronting old age. Using just a few white sticks and a clutch of pingpong balls, master of manipulation and animation, Stephen Mottram plays with the way our brains make sense of things we see and stealthily reels us into a world of movement, populated by captivating, non-existent actors. A wonderful evening for the family and suitable for anyone over the age of nine.

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Sat 28
10am - 12:30pm

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Cartoons and Comics (for adults!)

£26/£23(c) • Friends £24/£21(c)

Kev F Sutherland is bringing this hugely popular comic book masterclass back to Prema but this time for adults! Explore the place where words and images join together to tell stories. Learn how to draw, design and conceive the most amazing caricatures and comic strips.

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1 Oct -
26 Nov
7pm - 9pm

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The Potting Shed (Tuesday)

£89/£86(c) • Friends £87/£84(c)

Get stuck in and explore the foundations of pottery in this weekly class devised by ceramicist Geg Fayle.

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