Art Courses

Life Painting

Expertly taught by Karen Iredale-Lucas, our ever popular practicing artist and lecturer. Sessions are structured and monthly with fabulous professional models. All abilities welcome, you just have to want to improve! Thursdays 5th and 26th March, 10-2pm £25 per session.


Chair of Trustees

If you are looking for a new challenge, would you be interested in this opportunity and feel that you have the skills and experience that Apsley Paper Trail is seeking, we would be delighted to hear from you. For further details on the role and how to apply, follow this link.

Adult Learning

We offer a wide range of adult courses throughout the year – both tutored and untutored. There are regular groups who meet to pursue drawing, painting,
letter-press and bookbinding.
We have new additions in life painting and drawing with a brand new exciting tutor.
We can deliver papermaking weekends in the warmer months for creatives.

School Trips

Our education team offer a range of exciting workshops for schools covering Key Stages 1. 2. 3 and 4, outreach activities and school assemblies. A standard 2.30 hour visit includes mill tour, papermaking and
a third activity selected from
this list: weaving, braille, history, science, recycling, letterpress and art. And much, much more.

"Rags make paper, paper makes money, money makes banks, banks make loans, loans make beggars, beggars make rags. - Anon. English 19th C. "