How to … make a notebook

Make your own notebook with Tom and Iris! Watch our film as artists Tom and Iris show you how to bind your own notebook step by step – it can be small and pocket friendly, or hardback and large for sketching in – you decide. And once you’ve bound it, decorate the cover and really […]

Get Creative with Macramé

  Come and unleash your inner creative! With the help of our fantastic art tutor Iris, you will be guided through making your own macramé project. Over a couple of hours, you will create a hanging object to adorn your new room. And if you want to make a hanging basket, we’ve even got spider […]

Get Creative Tom and Iris

Join artists Tom and Iris for a free live streamed art workshop! With the artists’ favourite records playing in the background, chill with Tom and Iris as their workshops inspire, relax and motivate you to get creative from the comfort of your own home. It’s a great way for us to stay connected while we […]

Get Creative with Tom & Iris!

Join Art Exchange artists Tom & Iris for a free live streamed art workshop! It’s a great chance for us to stay connected while we have to be apart. Using materials you can find in your home, Tom & Iris’s art workshops promise to inspire, relax and motivate you to get creative whilst staying at […]

The Essex book of Climate Catastrophe

Silberaad Centre, 12:00 – 4:00 pm Come along to and join us in making our creative recording of Essex students and staffs responses to climate catastrophe. With the support of artists and a bookmaker, we are producing our own unfolding book inspired by Carolina Caycedo’s Serpent Book. It will become a timely record of our […]

Silk Screen Printing on bags

Come along and learn the secrets of silk screen printing. Achieve amazing results with ease – it’s not as difficult as you might think! Under the guidance of artist and designer Tom Armstrong, you will soon be creating your own individualised bags! All classes are in the Hex, on Tuesday  6.00-8.00 pm from 3 – […]

Get Creative

Come along and get inspired at our Get Creative classes. Free for UoE students and staff!

Life Drawing

The Hex, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Wed 19 Feb – Wed 11 March 2020 Come along and relax in the Hex, while developing your drawing skills in front of a life model.  From curious beginner to advanced artist, all levels are supported by our incredible tutor, artist Emma Cameron who will guide you through capturing […]

Drumming Workshops

Wed 22 January – Wed 12 Feb, 6 – 8pm in The Hex. It’s easy to learn the basics of African Drumming and tutor Hassan Lotfi is experienced in teaching people of all levels. Come and enjoy this fun way to let off steam, make some fantastic noise and pick up great rhythmical skills. All […]

Lunchtime arty crafty zone out

Make your lunchtimes creative by coming along to our arts and crafts sessions

Life Drawing classes

The Hex, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Every Wednesday, from Wed 16 Oct – Wed 11 Dec 2019 Come along and relax in the Hex, while developing your drawing skills in front of a life model.  From curious beginner to advanced artist, all levels are supported by our incredible tutor, artist Emma Cameron who will guide […]

Get Creative

Tuesdays in the Hex, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Artist Claudia Boese leads a creative art class where you can develop your artistic skills, relax, meet new people and, most importantly, Get Creative! All materials provided – just come along and join in. FREE for University of Essex students and staff      

Get Creative about Europe!

Tuesdays, in the Hex, 6:00-8:00pm Just in time to provide a bit of chillin’ before exams, Get Creative is coming back! It feels right to be focusing on all that we love about Europe – and yes, food as well as paint will come into it! Come along and find out more about what artist […]

Play with Clay

It really is a simple as it sounds …. Take some time out of your day to relax and play with clay.

Life Drawing

Every Tuesday, from 22 Jan – 12 March 2019 The Hex, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Come along and relax in the Hex, while developing your drawing skills in front of a life model.  From curious beginner to advanced artist, all levels are supported by our incredible tutor, artist Emma Cameron who will guide you through […]