top of page

Search Results

54 éléments trouvés pour «  »

  • Brewpoint - Weekly Art Club

    From Wedneday 24th April We love coming to Brewpoint so much, we decided to make a weekly visit too! Running from 10am to 12noon we'll provide all the materials for you to paint the week's theme, expertly guided by Liddy. Grab yourself a coffee, have a natter and get creative...maybe stay for a spot of lunch? Our weekly art clubs are very relaxed and social there's no necessity to join us every week to enjoy the sessions we will fully work through a painting at each morning event. Each week will be a different subject based within a broad three week plan,  we don't advertise the subject to allow for last minute changes and suggestions from the group, which we welcome.  Booking is essential Course Tutor - Liddy graduated from Derby University in 2005 after gaining a BA Hons Degree in Illustration. She completed her PGCE before embarking on a 10 year secondary school art teaching career in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. She is currently undertaking a course in the History of Art. Liddy left teaching to start her own business Something Less Boring in 2017 to bring art and sport to a wider audience Liddy lives in Buckinghamshire delivering art and creative drawing workshops as well as relaxing Sip & Paint evenings. She also produces contemporary abstract art and papercut work, undertaking commissions too.

  • Sip & Paint - Brewpoint

    Brewpoint is Wells & Co's state-of-the-art brewing facility and tap room on the outskirts of Bedford, it's modern and bright, but with a real cosy feel too. Come along and enjoy a couple of hours painting at the gently guided by Liddy, who will show you tips and tricks to get the best out of that inner creativity! All materials are provided, plus the first drink is on us! Just show up and have fun! Brewpoint also has lovely range of food, so why not make a full evening of it and drop in for a pizza before you paint. Sip & Paint 2024 Tues 30th Jan 7.45pm - Coffee & Doughnuts SOLD OUT Tues 27th Feb 7.45pm - Bamboo Sunset SOLD OUT Tues 26th March 7.45pm - The Barn Owl SOLD OUT Tues 30th April 7.45pm - Stack of Pebbles SOLD OUT Tues 28th May 7.45pm - Pastel Roses SOLD OUT Tues 25th June 7.45pm - The Rainbow Turtle SOLD OUT Tues 30th July 7.45pm - Mondrian’s Irises Tues 27th Aug 7.45pm - It’s Still Life Tues 24th Sept 7.45pm -Blue & Yellow Macaw Tues 29th Oct 7.45pm - The Blue Mountain Tues 26th Nov 7.45pm - In the Woods Themes are subject to change Our pub/cafe art workshops are an ideal way for beginners or improvers to enjoy an evening of creativity as well as learning a range of techniques in a warm welcoming environment You'll be guided through by our very friendly, and knowledgeable art tutor, Liddy. You are free to take as much guidance as you like, but we certainly won't restrict your creative flair Please arrive around 10 minutes before the event begins By the end of the evening, you will have some new skills and your own piece of wall worthy art. Our events are recommended for anyone over the age of 14 . However, please advise in the booking notes us if you are booking for anyone under the age of 18 as each venue has different licensing rules. Liddy is the creative force and main tutor with Something Less Boring. She is a qualified Illustrator and also a qualified teacher. Liddy taught art for over 10 years at secondary school level before leaving to found Something Less Boring in 2017 with the aim of bringing art and sport to all ages regardless of ability in a fun, creative and inclusive way. Since April 2020 we estimate that Liddy has taught close to 500 online art sessions Some of my fondest childhood memories are those spent with my siblings creating stories, drawing illustrations and making books. I guess it was from here that a profound love for all things creative was born and nurtured."

  • Cod & Waffle Sip n Paint - Leighton B

    Join us for an evening's guided art at the fantastic Cod & Waffle Restaurant, we provide all the materials and all the guidance you might want, plus your first drink. Create your own piece of art at this gently guided art session, relax and enjoy the journey Wed 17th Jan 7pm - Coffee & Doughnuts SOLD OUT Wed 21st Feb 7pm - Bamboo Sunrise SOLD OUT Wed 27th March 7pm - The Barn Owl Wed 17th April 7.30pm - Stack of Pebbles Wed 22nd May 7.30pm - Pastel Roses Wed 12th June 7.30pm - The Rainbow Turtle Wed 17th July 7.30pm - Mondrian’s Irises Wed 21st Aug 7.30pm - It’s Still Life Wed 18th Sept 7.30pm - Blue & Yellow Macaw Wed 16th Oct 7.30pm - The Blue Mountain Wed 20th Nov 7pm - In the Woods Cod and Waffle also offer a fabulous Three Course Pre-Art Meal, for £22 (includes, starter, main and dessert waffle). Check out their menu here - www.facebook.com/codandwaffle Our pub/cafe art workshops are an ideal way for beginners or improvers to enjoy an evening of creativity aswell as learning a range of techniques in a warm welcoming environment You'll be guided through by our very friendly, and knowleadgeble art tutor, Liddy. You are free to take as much guidance as you like, but we certainly won't restrict your creative flair By the end of the evening, you will have some new skills and your own piece of wall worthy art. Please arrive around 10 minutes before the event begins Our events are recommended for anyone over the age of 14 . However, please advise in the booking notes us if you are booking for anyone under the age of 18 as each venue has different licensing rules. About your tutor: Liddy is the creative force and main tutor with Something Less Boring. She is a qualified Illustrator and also a qualified teacher. Liddy taught art for over 10 years at secondary school level before leaving to found Something Less Boring in 2017 with the aim of bringing art and sport to all ages regardless of ability in a fun, creative and inclusive way. Since April 2020 we estimate that Liddy has taught close to 500 online art sessions! In her own words: "From as long as I can remember I have always dreamt about being an artist and illustrator. My passion has always been for art and I have always enjoyed being creative. Some of my fondest childhood memories are those spent with my siblings creating stories, drawing illustrations and making books. I guess it was from here that a profound love for all things creative was born and nurtured."

  • Sip & Paint - Revolucion de Cuba

    Escape to Havana with SLB Join us to sip and paint with a latin flavour at Revolucion de Cuba in the Theatre District, Milton Keynes and enjoy a couple of hours painting, Liddy will guide you in her own relaxed style and show you plenty of tips and tricks to get the best out of your inner creativity! All materials are provided too. Just show up and have fun! There are ticket options to include drinks or you can buy the standard paint only package (Drinks package includes - Birra Moretti, Corona, Rekorderlig, Single Spirit Mixer or House Wine) Sip & Paint 2024 Tues 19th March 7.30pm - The Macaw Tues 23rd April 7.30pm - Fresh Lemons Tues 21st May 7.30pm - Flamingos in the Foliage Tues 18th June 7.30pm - The Lion Tues 16th July 7.30pm - TBC Tues 20th August 7.30pm - TBC Themes are subject to change Our bar/pub/cafe art workshops are an ideal way for beginners or improvers to enjoy an evening of creativity as well as learning a range of techniques in a warm welcoming environment You'll be guided through by our very friendly, and knowledgeable art tutor, Liddy. You are free to take as much guidance as you like, but we certainly won't restrict your creative flair By the end of the evening, you will have some new skills and your own piece of wall worthy art. Our events are recommended for anyone over the age of 14 . However, please advise in the booking notes us if you are booking for anyone under the age of 18 as each venue has different licensing rules. Please arrive around 10 minutes before the event begins Liddy is the creative force and main tutor with Something Less Boring. She is a qualified Illustrator and also a qualified teacher. Liddy taught art for over 10 years at secondary school level before leaving to found Something Less Boring in 2017 with the aim of bringing art and sport to all ages regardless of ability in a fun, creative and inclusive way. Since April 2020 we estimate that Liddy has taught close to 500 online art sessions In her own words: "From as long as I can remember I have always dreamt about being an artist and illustrator. My passion has always been for art and I have always enjoyed being creative. Some of my fondest childhood memories are those spent with my siblings creating stories, drawing illustrations and making books. I guess it was from here that a profound love for all things creative was born and nurtured."

  • Blue & Gold Macaw - World Parrot Trust

    Come along to the fabulous World Parrot Trust Fundraiser Day at Turvey House this September and enjoy a relaxing time painting "The Blue & Gold Macaw" in acrylic gently guided by Liddy, who will show you tips and tricks to get the best out of that inner creativity! All guidance and materials are provided, admission to the Turvey House event is included in the price (please show booking confirmation on arrival) Check out the amazing work the trust do at their website here - https://www.parrots.org A share of the proceeds will go to the charity Our pub/cafe art workshops are an ideal way for beginners or improvers to enjoy an evening of creativity as well as learning a range of techniques in a warm welcoming environment You'll be guided through by our very friendly, and knowledgeable art tutor, Liddy. You are free to take as much guidance as you like, but we certainly won't restrict your creative flair Please arrive around 10 minutes before the event begins By the end of the evening, you will have some new skills and your own piece of wall worthy art. Our events are recommended for anyone over the age of 14 . However, please advise in the booking notes us if you are booking for anyone under the age of 18 as each venue has different licensing rules. Liddy is the creative force and main tutor with Something Less Boring. She is a qualified Illustrator and also a qualified teacher. Liddy taught art for over 10 years at secondary school level before leaving to found Something Less Boring in 2017 with the aim of bringing art and sport to all ages regardless of ability in a fun, creative and inclusive way. Since April 2020 we estimate that Liddy has taught close to 500 online art sessions In her own words: "From as long as I can remember I have always dreamt about being an artist and illustrator. My passion has always been for art and I have always enjoyed being creative. Some of my fondest childhood memories are those spent with my siblings creating stories, drawing illustrations and making books. I guess it was from here that a profound love for all things creative was born and nurtured."

  • Art @ Saxby's

    Art at Saxby's Cider Farm Sat 13th Jan 10.30am - Fairy Wrens SOLD OUT Sat 3rd Feb 10.30am - Know Your Onions SOLD OUT Sat 2nd Mar 10.30am -The Hare SOLD OUT Sat 6th Apr 10.30am - Aylesbury Duck Sat 4th May 10.30am - Red Macaw SOLD OUT Sat 1st June 10.30am - Storm in a Teacup SOLD OUT Sat 6th July 10.30am - Seahorse Sat 3rd August 10.30am - Still Life Sat 14th Sept 10.30am - Oriental Lanscape Sat 5th Oct 10.30am - The Inky Black Cat Sat 2nd November 10.30am - Bamboo Deep in the Northamptonshire countryside the fab people at Saxby's Cider Farm have been working hard to develop their Courtyard into a unique venue, both covered and open air it's a lovely space for creativity. Our aim is to put on some relaxed art sessions on Saturday mornings that are open to all. We'll provide all the art materials and guidance you'll need We encourage you to bring along some refreshment and and enjoy a couple of hours art with us, The Farm Shop will be open after the morning's creativity for cider purchases. Children must be accompanied by an age appropriate adult About our art activities. You'll be guided by our very friendly, and knowledgeable art tutor, Liddy. You are free to take as much guidance as you like, but we certainly won't restrict your creative flair. As always our style is relaxed and enjoyable and open to all abilities Our events and workshops are recommended for anyone over the age of 14. However, please advise in the booking notes us if you are booking for anyone under the age of 18 as each venue has different licensing rules. (please arrive 15 minutes before departure time) Liddy is the creative force and main tutor with Something Less Boring. She is a degree qualified Illustrator and also a qualified teacher. Liddy taught art for over 10 years at secondary school level before leaving to found Something Less Boring in 2017 with the aim of bringing art and sport to all ages

  • Sip & Paint at The Sun Inn

    Join Liddy at the very lovely Sun Inn, Hardingstone. We'll be painting in the gorgeous, centrally heated Barn. 2024 Wed 28th February 7.30pm - Bamboo Sunrise SOLD OUT Wed 29th May 7.30pm - Spring Meadow SOLD OUT Wed 28th August 7.30pm - Anyone for Cocktails? Wed 27th November 7.30pm - Frosty Morning Our pub/cafe art workshops are an ideal way for beginners or improvers to enjoy an evening of creativity aswell as learning a range of techniques in a warm welcoming environment You'll be guided through by our very friendly, and knowledgeble art tutor, Liddy. You are free to take as much guidance as you like, but we certainly won't restrict your creative flair By the end of the evening, you will have some new skills and your own piece of wall worthy art. Our events are recommended for anyone over the age of 14 . However, please advise in the booking notes us if you are booking for anyone under the age of 18 as each venue has different licensing rules. Please arrive around 10 minutes before the event begins Liddy is the creative force and main tutor with Something Less Boring. She is a qualified Illustrator and also a qualified teacher. Liddy taught art for over 10 years at secondary school level before leaving to found Something Less Boring in 2017 with the aim of bringing art and sport to all ages regardless of ability in a fun, creative and inclusive way. Since April 2020 we estimate that Liddy has taught close to 500 online art sessions In her own words: "From as long as I can remember I have always dreamt about being an artist and illustrator. My passion has always been for art and I have always enjoyed being creative. Some of my fondest childhood memories are those spent with my siblings creating stories, drawing illustrations and making books. I guess it was from here that a profound love for all things creative was born and nurtured."

  • Black Lion Art Club

    Something Less Boring goes Back to Black! Join us for fun, friendly guided art sessions at The Black Lion. This year, after a fabulous summer season in 2023 we return with a series of fabulous paintings of animals from the African Savannah Grab yourself a drink at the bar and head over to the cosy covered patio at The Black Lion this summer, if the temperature drops a little, later in the evening we have a supply of blankets to keep you warm Mon 13th May 7.30pm - Lion SOLD OUT Mon 10th June 7.30pm - Elephant Mon 8th July 7.30pm - Rhino Mon 19th August 7.30pm - Leopard To allow us to maintain affordable prices we aren't including a drink in this cost of this workshop Our pub/cafe art workshops are an ideal way for beginners or improvers to enjoy an evening of creativity aswell as learning a range of techniques in a warm welcoming environment You'll be guided through by our very friendly, and knowledgeble art tutor, Liddy. You are free to take as much guidance as you like, but we certainly won't restrict your creative flair Please arrive around 10 minutes before the event begins By the end of the evening, you will have some new skills and your own piece of wall worthy art. Our events are recommended for anyone over the age of 14 . However, please advise in the booking notes us if you are booking for anyone under the age of 18 as each venue has different licensing rules. Liddy is the creative force and main tutor with Something Less Boring. She is a qualified Illustrator and also a qualified teacher. Liddy taught art for over 10 years at secondary school level before leaving to found Something Less Boring in 2017 with the aim of bringing art and sport to all ages regardless of ability in a fun, creative and inclusive way. Since April 2020 we estimate that Liddy has taught close to 500 online art sessions In her own words: "From as long as I can remember I have always dreamt about being an artist and illustrator. My passion has always been for art and I have always enjoyed being creative. Some of my fondest childhood memories are those spent with my siblings creating stories, drawing illustrations and making books. I guess it was from here that a profound love for all things creative was born and nurtured."

  • Sip & Paint - The Three Locks

    The Three Locks is a quintessential British pub that can be found nestled on the banks of the Grand Union Canal near the village of Stoke Hammond. It is the perfect place to stop with friends and family to take a moment to relax. Join us for a couple of hours guided painting, we provide all the materials and the assistance you might need on your creative journey, we even include your first drink! Thurs 1st Aug 7.30pm - The Orange Tree Themes are subject to change Our pub/cafe art workshops are an ideal way for beginners or improvers to enjoy an evening of creativity as well as learning a range of techniques in a warm welcoming environment You'll be guided through by our very friendly, and knowledgeable art tutor, Liddy. You are free to take as much guidance as you like, but we certainly won't restrict your creative flair Please arrive around 10 minutes before the event begins By the end of the evening, you will have some new skills and your own piece of wall worthy art. Our events are recommended for anyone over the age of 14 . However, please advise in the booking notes us if you are booking for anyone under the age of 18 as each venue has different licensing rules. Liddy is the creative force and main tutor with Something Less Boring. She is a qualified Illustrator and also a qualified teacher. Liddy taught art for over 10 years at secondary school level before leaving to found Something Less Boring in 2017 with the aim of bringing art and sport to all ages regardless of ability in a fun, creative and inclusive way. Since April 2020 we estimate that Liddy has taught close to 500 online art sessions! Some of my fondest childhood memories are those spent with my siblings creating stories, drawing illustrations and making books. I guess it was from here that a profound love for all things creative was born and nurtured."

  • Green Wing Macaw - World Parrot Trust

    Come along to the fabulous World Parrot Trust Fundraiser Day at Turvey House this September and enjoy a relaxing time painting "The Green Wing Macaw" in acrylic gently guided by Liddy, who will show you tips and tricks to get the best out of that inner creativity! All guidance and materials are provided, admission to the Turvey House event is included in the price (please show booking confirmation on arrival) Check out the amazing work the trust do at their website here - https://www.parrots.org A share of the proceeds will go to the charity Our pub/cafe art workshops are an ideal way for beginners or improvers to enjoy an evening of creativity as well as learning a range of techniques in a warm welcoming environment You'll be guided through by our very friendly, and knowledgeable art tutor, Liddy. You are free to take as much guidance as you like, but we certainly won't restrict your creative flair Please arrive around 10 minutes before the event begins By the end of the evening, you will have some new skills and your own piece of wall worthy art. Our events are recommended for anyone over the age of 14 . However, please advise in the booking notes us if you are booking for anyone under the age of 18 as each venue has different licensing rules. Liddy is the creative force and main tutor with Something Less Boring. She is a qualified Illustrator and also a qualified teacher. Liddy taught art for over 10 years at secondary school level before leaving to found Something Less Boring in 2017 with the aim of bringing art and sport to all ages regardless of ability in a fun, creative and inclusive way. Since April 2020 we estimate that Liddy has taught close to 500 online art sessions In her own words: "From as long as I can remember I have always dreamt about being an artist and illustrator. My passion has always been for art and I have always enjoyed being creative. Some of my fondest childhood memories are those spent with my siblings creating stories, drawing illustrations and making books. I guess it was from here that a profound love for all things creative was born and nurtured."

  • Royal George Art Club - Stevington

    Come along to the Royal George, Stevington and join us for an easy going approach to art - after two hours of creativity and guidance from Liddy go home with your own "wall ready" art work. Wed 8th May 7.30pm - The Barn Owl Wed 26th June 7.30pm - The Rainbow Turtle Tues 23rd July 7.30pm - Bamboo Sunrise Wed 9th Oct 7.30pm - Blue Mountain Our pub/cafe art workshops are an ideal way for beginners or improvers to enjoy an evening of creativity aswell as learning a range of techniques in a warm welcoming environment You'll be guided through by our very friendly, and knowledgeble art tutor, Liddy. You are free to take as much guidance as you like, but we certainly won't restrict your creative flair By the end of the evening, you will have some new skills and your own piece of wall worthy art. Please arrive around 10 minutes before the event begins Our events are recommended for anyone over the age of 14 . However, please advise in the booking notes us if you are booking for anyone under the age of 18 as each venue has different licensing rules. About your tutor: Liddy is the creative force and main tutor with Something Less Boring. She is a qualified Illustrator and also a qualified teacher. Liddy taught art for over 10 years at secondary school level before leaving to found Something Less Boring in 2017 with the aim of bringing art and sport to all ages regardless of ability in a fun, creative and inclusive way. Since April 2020 we estimate that Liddy has taught close to 500 online art sessions! In her own words: "From as long as I can remember I have always dreamt about being an artist and illustrator. My passion has always been for art and I have always enjoyed being creative. Some of my fondest childhood memories are those spent with my siblings creating stories, drawing illustrations and making books. I guess it was from here that a profound love for all things creative was born and nurtured."

  • Sip & Paint at Wharf Distillery

    Book any of the sessions before the end of January and receive 10% off with promo code "WharfSummer" Join Liddy at the fabulous new event space at Wharf Distillery, Towcester. We'll be painting a series of floral, botanical watercolours over the course of four events this summer, we hope you like them! Included in the price will be your choice of one of Wharf's artisan spirits and a mixer. Our very first session will be the fresh and fragrant, "Botanicals" Summer 2024 Fri 10th May 7.30pm - Juniper Fri 14th June 7.30pm - Rose Petal Fri 12th July 7.30pm - Lemon Fri 16th August 7.30pm - Orange There is no parking on the distillery site, however parking can be found at Tove Court public car park less than five minutes walk away, plus street parking in the centre of Towcester. Our pub/cafe art workshops are an ideal way for beginners or improvers to enjoy an evening of creativity aswell as learning a range of techniques in a warm welcoming environment You'll be guided through by our very friendly, and knowledgeble art tutor, Liddy. You are free to take as much guidance as you like, but we certainly won't restrict your creative flair By the end of the evening, you will have some new skills and your own piece of wall worthy art. Our events are recommended for anyone over the age of 14 . However, please advise in the booking notes us if you are booking for anyone under the age of 18 as each venue has different licensing rules. Please arrive around 10 minutes before the event begins Liddy is the creative force and main tutor with Something Less Boring. She is a qualified Illustrator and also a qualified teacher. Liddy taught art for over 10 years at secondary school level before leaving to found Something Less Boring in 2017 with the aim of bringing art and sport to all ages regardless of ability in a fun, creative and inclusive way. Since April 2020 we estimate that Liddy has taught close to 500 online art sessions In her own words: "From as long as I can remember I have always dreamt about being an artist and illustrator. My passion has always been for art and I have always enjoyed being creative. Some of my fondest childhood memories are those spent with my siblings creating stories, drawing illustrations and making books. I guess it was from here that a profound love for all things creative was born and nurtured."

SLBlogo no baackground.webp
bottom of page