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 26
10am - 1pm

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Beginners Crochet

£34/£31(c) • Friends £32/£29(c)

This introductory session is the perfect autumn treat for crochet beginners and those wishing to refresh their skills. Textiles artist Emma Leith is on a mission to get you hooked! You will learn the most basic of crochet stitches using a chunky hook and yarn. This workshop will get you started on making a gorgeous scarf and you will leave not only with a skill that lasts a lifetime but also a hook, enough yarn and confidence to keep going once you get home.

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Sat 26
10am - 12pm

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Editing a Short Story

£12/£11(c) • Friends £10/£9(c)

With your first draft complete, it’s time to hone your work. We will look in detail at editing; word choice, rhythm and pace, reading for sense and creation of atmosphere. This is the fine crafting of your story and every word counts. Sarah will help you complete your writing, improve structure or decide what to include. All ready for the Prema short story competition!

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Sat 26
2pm - 5pm

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Needle punch Embroidery

£36/£33(c) • Friends £34/£31(c)

Punch your art out and create your very own woolly wall hanging in this 3 hour needle punch class. Perfect for the complete beginner and anyone keen to have a go at something new. If you enjoy playing with yarn but have not yet mastered crochet and knitting then this is the class for you.

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Tue 29
10am - 4pm

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Bollywood Dance & Indian Culture Day

£20 • Friends £18

This half term Prerna Chandiramani is coming to Prema for a workshop of Bollywood dance and Indian Culture. Spend a sparkling day learning Bollywood and Bhangra dance. Then after lunch have a go at Indian lamp (diya) decorating. Ages 7-11

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Wed 30
10:30am - 12:30pm

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Tunnel Book Tales

£18 • Friends 1 Adult 1 Child £16

Here’s a wonderful opportunity for some proper team work, this workshop is aimed at one adult one child pairs. Whoever you want to spend some quality time with, Uncle, Granny, Aunty, Dad bring them along to create a magical world with you in a folded paper kingdom. Create characters and devise a story, maybe in a forest or climbing a mountain, the story of your favourite holiday, the secret life of your garden. Prema’s wonderful Hannah Dyson will show you how to construct the set, design a story board and build your characters and backdrop, all brought to life in a concertina form.

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