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Free Summer Film School for Young People // Another Place (Space is the Place)

Saturdays 20 & 27 July, 3, 10 & 17 August // 1-4pm each day // Dilston Gallery

Want to learn how to make a short film? Are you 13-19 yrs?  Learn how to use video, shoot your surroundings, and create a collage of events that interest you. Sign up to these free filmmaking workshops this summer with artist Shepherd Manyika.

dogs heads collage Alexa Lowe

As Happy as a Dog with Two Tails // Summer Workshops for Families

24, 25 & 26 // 31 July, 1 & 2 // 7, 8 & 9 // 14, 15 & 16 // 21, 22 & 23 // 28, 29 & 30 August // 10am-12pm & 1-3pm each day

Enjoy a series of free drop-in art workshops at Dilston Gallery during the summer holidays, with a different artist each week and activities tailored to specific age groups. Make colourful papier-mache dog heads, design exquisite animal silhouette animations or create vintage-inspired toys

Betty by Sally Muir

Day for Dogs

Saturday 31 August // 10.30am-4pm // Bothy & Dilston Gallery

For the last weekend of Dog Show, we invite you and your dogs to join us for a fun dog day. Book your canine companion in for a handsome portrait drawing by artist Sally Muir, currently showing in the Royal Academy Summer

Lift, Pause, Thud. Easter Holidays Family Clay Workshops

17, 18 & 19 April // 10am-12pm & 1-3pm each day // Dilston Grove // Lucy Joyce

Get hands-on with dry clay over the Easter holidays with artist Lucy Joyce. Coinciding with Beth Collar’s new terracotta sculptures for Dilston Grove, you will learn different clay processes and create tangible artworks to take home. Please come in old clothes as this workshop

Every Friday // 10am-12pm   //   Garden & Bothy

Family Drop-in Gardening Sessions
Gallery Garden

Please note that there will be no gardening sessions during the month of August. Our popular gardening sessions for families with pre-schoolers are back and we cannot wait to get our hands back in the soil. Artist Gardener William Evans assisted by Alice