Workshops

20-21 Visual Arts Centre is committed to offering a wide range of educational opportunities, including formal and informal workshops for adults of all ages and artistic abilities – a warm welcome is guaranteed!

For kids workshops, see our family activities section.


Naseem Darbey Supporting Workshops

Hollow Drawing Masterclass with Naseem Darbey
Saturday 3 March 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe

Discover some of artist Naseem Darbey’s techniques in this one-day workshop, where attendees will use drawing and machine embroidery to create and build a portfolio of experimental textile-based works. Participants must bring their own sewing machine and embroidery foot. Basic materials provided.
16yrs+. £30 per person. Booking essential – please call 01724 297070 or visit the gallery reception to book.

Forced Perspective Photography Workshop with Naseem Darbey
Tuesday 3 April 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe

Learn how to create forced perspective photographic images to share on social media. Bring your own camera-equipped mobile or digital camera and try some of the techniques the artist used in Naseem Darbey: We Are Saved By Loss.
Suitable for all ages. FREE to take part in this drop-in session – no need to book!


Getting Back to Basics

Adult Workshops Collage: Christine Williams, Joelle Harris and Dominic Heffer

It’s time to get back to basics! Our beginner’s art programme for adults is returning for 2018, running one Saturday a month from 10:30am to 12:30pm – and for just £20 per person!

For more information or to reserve your spot, call 01724 297070 or email 20-21.epd@northlincs.gov.uk.

Check out what we have in store below.

Batik Workshop with Nicky Dillerstone

Saturday 24 February

Acrylic Workshop with Dominic Heffer

Saturday 31 March

Clay Workshop with Karen Raithby

Saturday 28 April

Photography Workshop with Les Monaghan

Saturday 26 May

Image collage (left to right): Christine Williams, Joelle Harris and Dominic Heffer.


Next Steps

Next Steps Adult Workshops Collage, Tracy Gaytor, Alex Hallowes and Dale Mackie

Are you ready to take the next step? Our brand new intermediate art programme is launching January 2018. Perfect for those looking to take their skills to the next level, these all day workshops run one Saturday a month and are just £30 per person.

10:30am to 3:30pm. 

For more information or to reserve your spot, call 01724 297070 or email 20-21.epd@northlincs.gov.uk.

Check out what we have in store below.

Silver Enamelling Workshop with Alex Hallowes

Saturday 17 February

(Extra £25 for material costs required)

Felt Making Workshop with Tracy Gaytor

Saturday 17 March

Palette Knife Painting Workshop with Dale Mackie

Saturday 14 April

Image collage (left to right): Tracy Gaytor, Alex Hallowes and Dale Mackie.


Life Drawing

Life drawings by Terry Clarke

Brush up on your life drawing skills at our friendly, untutored Saturday classes for adults. All abilities are welcome, from beginner to advanced, and it’s only £6 per session!

10:30am to 12:30pm. Age 18+ only. Advanced payment and booking is essential.

For more information or to reserve your spot, call 01724 297070 or email 20-21.epd@northlincs.gov.uk.

See below for dates and times.

February 10

March 10

April 7

May 12

Terms & Conditions

If a session has not met its minimum number of participants seven days prior,  it will be cancelled & payment will be refunded. Payments will not be refunded if a cancellation is received less than seven days prior to the class, unless filled with a reserve. Cancellations made before this seven day period will be due a refund.


Get Crafty

Do Something Different Logo

As part of North Lincolnshire Council’s Do Something Different campaign, we run creative drop-in sessions every Wednesday for adults with additional needs. Sessions run from 1:00pm to 4:00pm (term time only) and are completely free. There’s no need to book, just turn up!

If you would like more information about Get Crafty call 01724 297070.


If you have enjoyed your free session, you can support us by making a donation.

To find out about all the events and activities that are taking place at 20-21, visit our What’s on pages.

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