Skip top navigation to content

logo for Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington, South West London Live Events, Exhibitions & Arts Classes in SW London

Activities suspended until further notice. Full announcement.

Visual Arts & Crafts Courses & Workshops

Weekly Classes / Courses

(to end of July 2020, in day and time order)

Course Creative Embroidery (mixed ability, suitable for beginners)

Mondays
10 am – 1 pm
Starts:
20 April 2020 for 5 weeks
 
6 June 2020 for 6 weeks

Learn creative hand embroidery techniques to produce attractive hand embroidered textile images that can be framed or presented in decorative ways.

Tutor:
Sophie Long
More info.:
Course fact sheets (to come)
Cost:
April start: £107.50 (materials excluded)
 
June start: £129 (materials excluded)
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

CourseMosaics for Beginners & Improvers

Mondays
7 – 9 pm
Dates:
27 April 2020 on 4, 11, 18 May; 1, 8, 15, 22 June (8 weeks)

Learn mosaic techniques whilst exploring different styles and inspiration to design and create two bespoke 15cm tiles. In the second half of the course you will focus on recycling to recreate a decorative individual 30cm square mirror or decorative panel.

Tutor:
Nicolene Grigg
More info.:
Course fact sheet (to come)
Cost:
£198 including a full mosaic kit for beginners. Students will also forage and find attic treasures to include in their pieces.
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Creative Sketchbook – Drawing and Mixed Media

Tuesdays
2 – 4.30 pm
Starts:
21 April 2020 for 6 weeks (no class 26 May)
 
9 June 2020 for 6 weeks

Learn how to keep a visual diary and discover how a sketchbook will improve your art. Explore drawing and colour skills and how to record and develop your ideas.

The first session (April) will focus on experimental colour and texture; the second (June) on travel sketchbooks.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
Course fact sheet (to come)
Cost:
£111 (materials excluded) per course
To book:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Exploring Watercolour and Mixed Media

Tuesdays
7 – 9.30 pm
Starts:
21 April 2020 for 4 weeks

Explore watercolour techniques in their widest form including pen, pastel and other textural media. Designed for all levels, core skills will be covered plus how to develop a painting from first steps through to completion. Traditional styles as well as more modern watercolour styles will be covered.

Tutor:
Bob Meecham
More info.:
Course fact sheet (to come)
Cost:
£74 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Exploring Landscape Painting

Tuesdays
7 – 9.30 pm
Starts:
2 June 2020 for 5 weeks

Explore landscape sketching and painting techniques including both studio studies and outdoor work. Designed for all levels, core skills will be covered plus how to develop preliminary sketches into paintings.

Tutor:
Bob Meecham
More info.:
Course fact sheet (to come)
Cost:
£92.50 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Life Drawing and Painting (intermediate / advanced level)

Wednesdays
10 am – 1 pm
Starts:
22 April 2020 for 12 weeks (no class 27 May)

A project-led course exploring different ways of understanding and depicting the human form with a range of long and short poses. A life model is present for all sessions. The project for this course is Motion and Multiples and will include drawing the moving figure and depicting sequences and groups of figures.

Life drawing experience is required. Not suitable for beginners.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
Course fact sheet (to come)
Cost:
£297 (all model fees included, materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Botanical Art – Drawing and Watercolour (all levels)

Wednesdays
7 – 9.30 pm
Starts:
22 April 2020 for 6 weeks (no class 27 May)
 
10 June 2020 for 6 weeks

Friday morning course

Learn the art of botanical painting and drawing using watercolour and pencil. Topics covered include colour matching and mixing; drawing and painting techniques; glazing; perspective and composition.

All levels welcome.

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
More info.:
Course fact sheet (to come)
Cost:
£111 (materials excluded) per course
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Beginners’ Dressmaking Course

Wednesdays
7.30 – 9.30 pm
Starts:
29 April 2020 for 4 weeks
 
24 June 2020 for 4 weeks

Love making or upcycling your own clothes, but need help to improve your sewing skills? Then this course is for you! Learn construction techniques to make a garment from a paper pattern.

Contact tutor Emma to find out more, to book a place and for a list of what materials to bring. All equipment provided.

Note: students who have not used a sewing machine before should book the Sewing Machine lesson on 22 April.

Tutor:
Emma Morrison
Cost:
£195 per course
Contact:
Info at emma...ing.co.uk
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Photography

Thursdays
10 am – 12.30 pm
Starts:
23 April 2020 for 8 weeks (no class 28 May)

A creative course designed to develop your skills of observation and curiosity, using colour and the nuance of light, as well as exploring shapes, textures, people and creative composition. Explore camera controls and discover how subtle functions and settings can affect the mood and impact of an image.

Suitable for all levels, digital and film cameras appropriate, ideal if your camera has some manual functions for greater creative control.

Tutor:
Jackie Rado
More info.:
Course fact sheet (to come)
Cost:
£148 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Coursenew Watercolour for Beginners

Thursdays
10 am – 12.30 pm
Starts:
25 June 2020 for 4 weeks

A four-week introduction to using watercolour paint. Suitable for complete beginners and those who would like a refresher course. You will be taught how to handle watercolour, different methods and techniques and how to mix colours from the primaries. Some drawing experience would be useful but not essential.

Tutor:
Emily Burton
More info.:
Course fact sheet (to come)
Cost:
£74 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Course Botanical Art – Drawing and Watercolour (intermediate/advanced course)

Fridays
10 am – 12.30 pm
Starts:
24 April 2020 for 5 weeks (no class 8 and 29 May)
 
12 June 2020 for 6 weeks

Wednesday evening course

Learn the art of botanical painting and drawing using watercolour and pencil. Topics covered include colour matching and mixing; drawing and painting techniques; glazing; perspective and composition.

All levels welcome. Some watercolour experience recommended.

Tutor:
Marcia Hughes
More info.:
Course fact sheet (to come)
Cost:
April start: £92.50 (materials excluded)
 
June start: £111 (materials excluded)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

One Day Workshops

(to July 2020, in date and time order)

Workshop Modern Calligraphy – Beginner’s Workshop

Saturday 18 April 2020

10 am – 1 pm

Learn the basics of Modern Calligraphy and hand lettering using a traditional dip pen and ink. This is an introductory workshop suitable for complete beginners. Starting with basic drills, letter formation and faux calligraphy, you will learn how to create beautiful thin and thick strokes and develop your own unique style.

Cost:
£60 / £54 concessions. All materials provided, including a Beginners’ Calligraphy kit.
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options

Workshop Art Journaling

Saturday 18 April 2020

1.30 – 4.30 pm

Art Journaling is a fun and simple way to incorporate creativity into everyday life and to experiment without the pressure of creating a masterpiece. From simple markmaking to elaborate zentangle-inspired doodles, you will learn various new techniques using different media and gain confidence in your artistic skills.

If you are looking to learn a skill that will help to de-stress and reconnect with yourself, this workshop is for you.

Cost:
£60 / £54 concessions. All materials will be provided including an Art Journaling kit.
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options

Workshop Learn How to Use a Sewing Machine with Confidence

Wednesday 22 April 2020

7.30 – 9.30 pm

Practical guidance, instruction and lots of practical tips to help you confidently use your sewing machine. You will learn how to load the bobbin and thread-up the machine to develop skills needed to be able to sew your own projects.

Machines provided, although contact tutor Emma if you would like to bring your own machine.

Tutor:
Emma Morrison
Cost:
£45
Contact:
Info at emma...ing.co.uk
Venue:
address, travel options

Workshop Brush Pen Calligraphy for Adults and Teens

Saturday 25 April 2020

1.30 – 4.30 pm

Learn the basics of Modern Calligraphy using brush pens. Brush pens are fun, versatile, user-friendly and affordable. Starting with basic drills, you will learn how to create beautiful thin and thick strokes and letterforms, through step-by-step demonstration. We will explore different types of brush pens and learn how to add personal style and flourishes to your letters. At the end of the session you will create a hand-lettered quote of your choice.

This is a fantastic introductory workshop suitable for adults and teens (Ages 13+).

Cost:
£55 / £50 concessions. All materials will be provided including a Brush Calligraphy kit.
To book:
Sai Banerjee on 07738 712384 or Sai Banerjee
Venue:
address, travel options

Workshop Blending Colour and Composition in Landscape Photography

Saturday 20 June 2020

9.30 am – 1 pm

What makes a powerful photograph? How do you use colour for maximum effect? Train your eye to see photographic opportunities, create compelling compositions and balance elements within the frame. Learn how to use colour and hue combinations to evoke mood, tone and feeling. This practical and interactive workshop will have you taking great photographs.

Suitable for all levels; all you need to bring is your camera.

Tutor:
Jackie Rado
More info.:
Poster for workshop (to come)
Cost:
£57 (detailed notes included)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Workshop Bookbinding: Stab Binding with a Hard Cover

Saturday 4 July 2020

11 am – 5 pm

1593856800 In this workshop participants will learn how to fold and manipulate paper using specialist bookbinding tools to create a versatile book structure - four-hole stab binding with a hard cover covered in cloth - which can be used to present work, sketchbooks, gifts, or as the basis for artists’ books. Suitable for complete beginners.

Suitable for complete beginners.

Workshop fact sheet (to come)

Tutor:
Kate Rochester (a tutor from the London Centre for Book Arts)
Cost:
£68 (all materials and tools provided)
Contact:
020 8977 7558 or LAC Education
Venue:
address, travel options

Contact Us…

Opening Hours

Wheelchair Users

  • Accessible events & classes: marked with the wheelchair symbol.
  • For advice on parking: please telephone LAC Office in advance

Hearing Assistance

  • Main hall: an induction loop is installed.

Food and Drink

  • Café / bar: open for most events; check event listing. For our fairs caterer Enjoy! operates the café, serving tasty home-made food as Enjoy!@The Landmark. What's available at the bar / café.
  • Pre-show supper: available for events marked supper. See event listing for menu and booking deadline. Catering by Enjoy!.

Our Address

Landmark Arts Centre Ferry Road Teddington TW11 9NN United Kingdom

(in South West London, between Twickenham, Richmond, and Kingston-upon-Thames).

Locate on Google Maps or on Bing Maps.

What the building looks like

Travel Options

  • Train: Waterloo to Teddington (approx. 35 minutes), then just over 10 minutes' signposted walk
  • Bus: R68, 281, 285 all stop outside the Centre (‘Teddington Lock’): Stop M across the road, Stop U on the same side, or Stop Y nearby on Kingston Road. Also, 33 via Waldegrave Road, Stop A or Stop B opposite (both ‘Teddington Library’). Bus spider maps.
  • Tube: District line to Richmond and then bus R68 (above)
  • Cycle: on-site parking for up to 12 bicycles
  • Car: no parking on site but free parking in surrounding streets.

TfL's Journey Planner

How to Book…

  • Online: where indicated.
  • In person or by phone: Box Office open… Monday – Friday, 9.30am – 5pm …and from 1pm on the day of weekend performances. Telephone bookings (card only): 020 8977 7558.
  • By post: state the event and number of tickets required and enclose an SAE and cheque payable to ‘Landmark Arts Centre’ to our address.

Please note…

  • Booking fees: if you wish to have your tickets posted and haven’t supplied an SAE, a 50p postage fee applies.
  • Refund & Exchange Policy: no refund of tickets or class bookings will be made unless the event or class is full and we are able to re-sell your ticket/class place, in which case an admin fee of £1 will be deducted from the amount refunded.

Concessions, Offers…

  • Concessions: available to LAC Members and others as noted for the event, workshop or class.
  • Gift vouchers Looking for a gift? Why not buy them Landmark Gift Vouchers! £5, £10 and £20 vouchers are available and can be used for concert tickets, workshops and courses.

Become a Member

Support Us

Hire Us

Work with / for Us

About the Charity

Find Us on Social Media

e-Newsletter

Join our e-subscribers list to receive the latest information as soon as it is released: LAC Info.

Use of the Website

Other