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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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November

Sat 17
10am - 12pm

Christmas cards family fun festive

Christmas Cards

£36 • Friends £34

Get ready for festively creative fun as our wonderfully imaginative resident illustrator Hannah Dyson guides you through the process of designing and printing your own set of Christmas cards.

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Sat 17
7:30pm

folk duo instuments voices

Luke Daniels & Nancy Kerr

£10/£7(c) • Friends £8/£6(c) • On the day £15

Two of the British folk scene’s foremost performers have teamed up for a limited number of shows to perform their own and each other’s music. Tonight’s double-bubble show promises a stunning mix of contemporary folk music and inspired instrumental virtuosity. Don’t miss it!

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Tue 20
7pm - 9pm

Christmas bird robin crafting fun

Needle Felted Robins

£30 • Friends £28

Continuing on our ornithological theme for the autumn, work with renowned textile artist Jayne Emerson to create an exquisite needle felted bird. They are very simple to make, and once you have mastered the robin you can experiment with different coloured fleeces and feathers to make your own choice of exotic (or garden) bird!

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Sat 24
2pm

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Planet Prema 2pm show

£10/£7(c) • Friends £8/£6(c) • Family £30/ • Friends £26

As the evenings draw in and the days grow shorter why not join us for a cosmic experience amongst the stars and planets. Listen to the stories about space and constellations and step inside the portable planetarium for an interactive show brought to you by Explorer Dome. Then down to the workshop space to make your own star lantern to take a constellation home with you, catch a falling star and put it in your pocket. Everyone is most welcome to share the wonders and beauty of our solar system! Plan-et now and book while there’s still space!

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Sat 24
3pm

constellations stars planets the universe everything

Planet Prema 3pm show

£10/£7(c) • Friends £8/£6(c) • Family £30/ • Friends £26

As the evenings draw in and the days grow shorter why not join us for a cosmic experience amongst the stars and planets. Listen to the stories about space and constellations and step inside the portable planetarium for an interactive show brought to you by Explorer Dome. Then down to the workshop space to make your own star lantern to take a constellation home with you, catch a falling star and put it in your pocket. Everyone is most welcome to share the wonders and beauty of our solar system! Plan-et now and book while there’s still space!

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Sat 24
4pm

stargazing interactive dome theatre show lecture making workshop families

Planet Prema 4pm show

£10/£7(c) • Friends £8/£6(c) • Family £30/ • Friends £26

As the evenings draw in and the days grow shorter why not join us for a cosmic experience amongst the stars and planets. Listen to the stories about space and constellations and step inside the portable planetarium for an interactive show brought to you by Explorer Dome. Then down to the workshop space to make your own star lantern to take a constellation home with you, catch a falling star and put it in your pocket. Everyone is most welcome to share the wonders and beauty of our solar system! Plan-et now and book while there’s still space!

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Wed 28
10:30am - 12pm

crochet group social textiles fun

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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December

Sat 1
10am - 4pm

glass mosaic robins winter garden

Stained Glass Mosaic Robins

£42/£39(c) • Friends £40/£37(c)

In this workshop Yvette Green from Baobab Tree Mosaics will guide you through making a stained-glass mosaic robin on a stalk. These little garden bird mosaics are designed to interact with their environment, reflecting and refracting light so that they change throughout the day.

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Sat 1
7:30pm

true story dark chocolate poisoner puppet murder! age 10+

Barely Human presents The Sorrowful Tale of Sleeping Sidney

£10/£7(c) • Friends £8/£6(c) • Family £25/£24(c) • On the day £15

A puppet-sized bite of deliciously macabre, true history from artist and puppeteer Daisy Jordan. It’s 1871: Brighton. One woman spurned by unrequited love, inflamed with a barely quenched lust, undertook a murderous rampage about the town. Her weapon of choice? Confectionery! Sweets laced with poison… Suitable for age 10+

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Tue 4
7pm - 9pm

vanilla fudge wholesome delicieuse! Christmas

Gifts from the Kitchen

£30 • Friends £28

Come and spend a festive evening with our fabulous foodie Becky Sage cooking up a real Christmas treat. Who doesn’t love a slab of delicious homemade Vanilla Fudge at Christmas? On this December evening you will make, decorate and take home a tray of wonderful fudge, as well as crafting some beautiful packaging to complete the perfect gift for friends, family or if it’s too delicious to give away - yourself!

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Wed 5
10:30am - 11:30am

sketch cafe draw social group

Sketch Cafe

Free entry

Prema resident artist and seasoned sketcher Eve Coy runs our monthly drawing sessions are just the thing for those keen to explore and discover different methods of sketching.

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Thu 6
7pm - 9pm

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Christmas Bath Bombs

£32 • Friends £30

In this workshop you will make natural and organic bath bomb wands and soapy baubles. Not only will it be fabulous festive fun, but they’ll make perfect gifts for bath lovers far and wide. Cosy winter baths just wouldn’t be complete without a soapy bauble or bath bomb wand.

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Thu 6
8pm - 10pm

knit group social skill textiles

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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Fri 7
7pm - 9pm

garlands stars reindeer willow Christmas

Christmas Willow Decorations

£28 • Friends £26

Come and join wonderful willow weaver Helen Lomberg for a sparkling evening of sculpting willow into festive decorations for your home. Get hands on and weave Christmas trees, stars, garlands and reindeer to zhuzh-up the proceedings make your home look truly magical this winter.

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Sat 8
10am - 1:30pm

calligraphy christmas modern decoration festive gift

Christmas Calligraphy

£36/£33(c) • Friends £34/£31(c)

Emma Sunderland from Emerald Paper Design is hosting a beginner’s guide to modern calligraphy, with a Christmas twist.You will then put these new skills to use producing your own festive decoration.

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