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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 workshops are one-off events, rarely repeated so snaffle away while we still have places. We try to offer a really broad range of participatory and learning sessions, some over a full day and a handful of half-day happenings. All artists leading Prema workshops are at the forefront of their creative practice as well as seasoned and experienced facilitators.

May

Sat 25
10am - 4pm

textiles print heatpress

Heatpress Printed Textiles

£50/£47(c) • Friends £48/£45(c)

**NEW**REVISED**DATE** Textile artist Clare Walsh is back for her second creative workshop at Prema. Drawing on her love of nature, Clare’s intriguing process transcribes the physical elements of nature using heat to print them onto textiles.

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June

Tue 25
7pm - 9pm

aromatherapy blends acupressure guided relaxation

Aromatic Self-Care Summer

£25/£24(c) • Friends £23/£22(c)

Explore essential oils that radiate the power of summer and create your own aromatherapy blends to take home. Learn and experience nourishing self-massage techniques, specific meridians (energy pathways), acupressure, yoga and guided relaxation to use and share in your daily life this summer. The price includes all materials.

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July

Tue 2
7pm - 9pm

sculpture wire armature drawing 3D

Celia Smith Wire Garden Birds

£38/£37(c) • Friends £36/£35(c)

Using a selection of recycled wire you’ll begin with line drawings and armatures to then transform into beautiful three-dimensional sculptures of garden birds, capturing their individual characteristics. Celia Smith will guide you through the process and all materials are provided so come along and give it a go!

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13 Jul -
14 Jul
10am - 4pm

stone carving technique 3D outdoor

Stone Carving from Scratch

£98/£95(c) • Friends £96/£93(c)

Over the course of this two day workshop sculptor Seb Rasch teaches you how to transform a piece of stone into a thing of beauty! You will be introduced to a variety of tools and techniques whilst creating your design in clay before moving onto a piece of practice stone. An incredibly rewarding weekend learning a new skill and bringing your ideas to life in stone.

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Sat 13
1pm - 4pm

collage lo-fi cut paste vintage

Cut Paste Create - Contemporary Collage

£38/£35(c) • Friends £36/£33(c)

Look, sort, choose, arrange, rearrange, cut, paste, play, create … explore a range of approaches to contemporary collage making with collage artist Miranda Millward. As well as trying out a selection of mini projects Miranda will also talk about some of the low-fi techniques, such as image transfers, used in her work. Price includes and XL unique, hand-selected ephemera pack for each participant to take away so they can carry on collaging…

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Thu 18
7pm - 9pm

celia smith wire drawing sculpture

Celia Smith Wire Garden Birds

£38/£37(c) • Friends £36/£35(c)

**NEW DATE ADDED** Following the runaway success of her exhibition last season our fabulous resident artist Celia Smith is opening her studio doors for an insight into her magical method of wire sculpture. Spend some time with this remarkable artist as you unravel some of the secrets of her technique.

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