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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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Our monthly meet-ups provide the perfect opportunity to hone in on your favourite hobbies as like-minded crafters gather to share their knowledge over a cuppa and some cake. 

May

Wed 31
10:30am - 12pm

cafe session friendly crochet infotmal

Crochet in the Cafe for May

Free entry

Our wonderfully exuberant resident textiles artist Emma Leith kick-started café crochet earlier this year and has built a welcoming community of woolly-minded crafters through her cosy crochet sessions. Hot drinks, cakes and delicious savoury dishes will be available to purchase from the Vestry Café, so you can enjoy a tasty treat whilst talking all things crochet and brushing up on your skills.

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June

Thu 1
8pm - 10pm

knitting friendly social informal

Prema Knitting Group for June

Per person per session £2

The Prema Knitting Group meets up on the first Thursday of each month in our newly refurshed and toasty-warm 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. It's all very friendly and informal - you'll love it, totes!

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Pay On Door

Wed 7
10:30am - 11:30am

drawing friendly no pressure informal

Sketch Cafe for June

Free entry

Resident illustrator Eve Coy has plenty of tips and tricks up her sleeve that will have you sketching away in no time. Bring along your own sketchbook and pencils and enjoy an hour of doodling in the Vestry Café. If the sun is shining then the group may stray from the café to the beautiful surrounding countryside where sketching opportunities are second to none!

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Wed 28
10:30am - 12pm

crochet cafe session free informal

Crochet in the Cafe for June

Free entry

Our wonderfully exuberant resident textiles artist Emma Leith kick-started café crochet earlier this year and has built a welcoming community of woolly-minded crafters through her cosy crochet sessions. Emma will be on hand if you get your threads in a twist, or if you’re lacking inspiration and need a new project to get stuck in to. These sessions are ideal for anyone with some previous crochet experience who has already mastered the chain and treble stitch.

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July

Wed 5
10:30am - 11:30am

sketching join in no pressure drawing

Sketch Cafe for July

Free entry

Run by resident illustrator and passionate sketcher Eve Coy, these monthly sessions are just the ticket for those wanting to explore and discover different methods of sketching. Whether you’re a seasoned sketcher looking to share your passion, or a drawing novice daunted by the blank page, Eve has plenty of tips and tricks up her sleeve that will have you sketching away in no time. Bring along your own sketchbook and pencils and enjoy an hour of doodling in the Vestry Café.

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Thu 6
8pm - 10pm

knitting social natter pot of tea

Prema Knitting Group for July

Per person per session £2

The Prema Knitting Group meets up on the first Thursday of each month in our newly refurshed and toasty-warm 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. It's all very friendly and informal - you'll love it, totes!

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Pay On Door

Wed 26
10:30am - 12pm

crochet friendly cafe session free event

Crochet in the Cafe for July

Free entry

The final session of the season during which Emma will be on hand if you get your threads in a twist, or if you’re lacking inspiration and need a new project to get stuck in to. These sessions are ideal for anyone with some previous crochet experience who has already mastered the chain and treble stitch.

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