Swing Dance

The Hex classes are weekly creative sessions for University of Essex students and staff. They are FREE for Essex students and £6 per session for staff.  Dance the Monday blues away! It’s easy to learn the basic steps of Swing Dance, an upbeat, highly sociable, vintage dance that gets you moving to brilliant music with […]

Art Gym

Join us for a new series of art workshops that will spark your creativity! Led by artist Jane Frederick we offer you a chance to relax, make friends and develop your artistic skills along the way. This autumn our starting point is collage. Loved by the Surrealists, we will explore the power of collage by taking images from their original […]

Art Workshop: Vision and Reality

Take some time to relax and get creative! Join us for a free art workshop in The Hex led by artist Claudia Bose. The theme of the workshop is Vision and Reality, which you can interpret any way you see fit. Painting, drawing, collage – you name it, you can do it! All materials are […]

Life Drawing

From curious beginner to advanced artist, develop your drawing skills with a life model in a relaxed and supportive environment. Our wonderful tutor, artist Emma Cameron, will guide you through the process of capturing the human body from life. This workshop takes place in The Hex. All materials provided. Summer term dates are: Tuesday 25 April Tuesday 2 […]

African Drumming

It’s easy to learn the basics of African Drumming and tutor Hassan Kotfi 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. This workshop takes place in The Hex. All instruments are provided. Absolute beginners are […]