Hands on Papermaking

Explore the art of making handmade paper with our expert papermaker - equipment, traditions, skills and the opportunity to use the professional moulds, deckles and vat.Read more

Letterpress

An overview of the development of printing through to the present times and its relevance to digital type. Each person is equipped with a typecase from which they set a given text. Partcipants may then print their work using one of our Adana presses.Read more

Poster and Showcard Printing

A second step from our letterpress experts. Explore the use of wooden type and different presses - ideal for printing posters and showcards. Wooden type has become increasingly popular and this session will give you all you need to know.Read more

Bookbinding

John Dickinson had a bookbinding department and we have long established bookbinding course, which caters for beginners and those with some experience. Supported by an employed Print Finisher with enthusiasm and in depth knowledge, to guide you through the stages.Read more

Life Drawing - untutored drop-in

The chance to spend time life drawing at your own pace and without a tutor. We supply the room, the model and some equipment, you bring your materials and draw.Read more

Life Painting

Painting from the life model. The course is led by Karen Iredale-Lucas, MA, PGCE, illustrator, artist and lecturer. Karen teaches here and at her studio in Teddington, between exhibiting her own works and painting to commission.Read more

Figure Drawing and Anatomy

A classical approach to figure drawing with Richard Smitheman, using anatomy and his 25+ years experience in the Los Angeles Film and Animation industry. Richard provides very thorough, helpful and structured sessions.Read more

Beginners Computing

Free, friendly and informal individual help and support in the use of computers. We are a registered UK Online Centre and our expert volunteers will help anyone to gain confidence, become acquainted with and extend their digital skills.Read more

Computer Technical Support

Drop-in, no need to book. Help for individual computer problems! £5 a session if we can solve it and I’m sure our talented experts can! In the Tony Bandle Suite. They should know within 15 minutes if it’s something they can resolve.Read more