Art, Leisure and Learning Courses 

Rowan is now running a variety of relaxed, friendly and enjoyable art courses for the wider community in evenings with spaces available.

Our evening classes for this term are now in full swing. Our evening classes will begin again from W/C 8th January 2018 if you are interested or need further information please get in touch on 01223 566027 or email  

Ceramics – 10 week course

Tuesdays 17:30 to 19:30 – Randella Handley 
Thursdays 19:00 to 21:00 – Andrea Van Kleef
Both Randela and Andrea are experienced potters with a wealth of knowledge and skills to pass on.

We have 6 wheels in our ceramics studio for throwing pots as well as space for hand building and a technician available to deal with firing our 4 kilns. The course fee includes the cost of clay, glazes and firing. Cost £140

Ceramics – Untutored Group

Wednesday 15:45-17:45

Cost £80.00

Stained Glass – 10 week course

Wednesdays 19:00 to 21:00 – Jill Fordham

On this ten week evening course, learn the ancient craft skills, of stained glass, which still apply to contemporary art.. Come and be inspired by ancient and modern glass artists and then design, choose, cut, and assemble your own vibrant and stunning works of art in stained glass. There will be opportunities to do some glass painting and possibly fusing depending on booking kiln space. You will make a panel of approximately 30 x 30 cm. Tools will be provided. There will be a materials cost of roughly £30.00 , depending on what you choose to order. No experience is needed, but support is also offered to those with previous experience. The tutor is happy to discuss your ideas for your own project in advance if you have any questions. You can park in Humberstone Road, space is usually available in the evenings, or there is a service alley at the back of Rowan Humberstone. Cost £140.

Textiles – 10 week course

Tuesdays 19:00 to 21:00 – Hilary Sugai 

A mixed ability group with options to explore a whole range of materials and techniques. Hilary has worked professionally in textiles and will guide you in anything from fabric dying, embroidery and patchwork, knitting, applique’ and machine sewing to up cycling. Cost £140

Drawing / Mixed Media – 10 week course

Tuesday 19:00-21:00

Cost £140.00