Stories from the hive

Stories from the hive

8th January 2020

Thursday 9 January – Wednesday 12 February 2020
Preview Wednesday 8 January 18:00 – 20:00

Shildon in Motion

Shildon in Motion

18th February 2020

Final artwork created spring 2020 at Shildon Railway Station

Young people and families

Connecting with Art

Connecting with Art

12th December 2019

Greenfield Arts: Tuesday 14 April 10:30 – 12:30
Foundations Building, Shildon: Friday 17 April 10:30 – 12:30

Art  Club

Art Club

12th December 2019

Starts Monday 13 January 2020 from 15:45-16:45

Express yourself

Spanish Intermediate

Tuesdays 18:00 – 19:30
Starts Tuesday 14 January 2020

Broaden your cultural horizons, make global connections by improving a language. A ten-week course developing speaking and listening skills. £45

Spanish Beginners

Tuesdays 19:30 – 21:00
Starts Tuesday 14 January 2020

Learn more about the culture of Spain and how to express yourself in Spanish.  A ten-week course for beginners with little or no Spanish experience. £45


Wednesdays 18:00 – 19:15
Starts Wednesday 15 January 2020

A ten-week course developing flexibility, connecting body and mind to improve positive wellbeing. £45

Creative Forum

Fridays from 10:30

A self-led community artist group, working together to support and develop arts practice supported by artist Sharron Bates. Contact Sharron: sharron.bates@hotmail.co.uk

South Durham School of Dance

A range of dance and fitness classes are available, for young people and adults. Please contact Caroline Race for further details on 07949 911642.

Music with John Melvin

If you have an interest in music and would like to learn more about singing and guitar, please contact John for further details on 01325 314694.

Men’s Cree

Mondays 10:30 – 12:30

Our Men’s Cree group meet Mondays 10:30 – 12:30 and communicate their ideas about a sense of self and place through creative arts activity. Connect with others and make a difference in this positive session.  Contact us directly for more information.

Floral Art

Floral Art are a self-led group who meet fortnightly to get creative with botanicals. Please contact Sue Mitchell: suemitchell1954@yahoo.co.uk


Connect to your creativity…

Acrylics and Oils

Monday 17, 24 February & 2, 9 March
18:00 – 20:00

Learn more about painting and how to get the best from each medium, with artist Jilly Johnston. £35


Thursday 12 March 18:30

Live spoken word performance accompanied with live guitar that explores the heritage of our area with Michael and Gary Chaplin. £5 per ticket


Tuesday 17 & 24 March 18:00 – 20:00

With artist Sharon Simpson. Inspired by our exhibition, create your own collaged or painted foldable books. £30

Print making

Thursday 26 March 10:30 – 16:30
Learn print making techniques and create your own print in this one-day session with artists Alan and Helen Holcroft. All materials supplied, contact: snowandcrow@gmail.com. £45


Thursday 23 April 10:30 – 14:30

With illustrator and artist Graham Stead. Make the connection between image and words and create your own artwork. £25