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Workshop/Course, Thu 9 Apr 2020

Pastel painting

Pastel painting

By Alex Jakob Whitworth


Join Alex Jakob-Whitworth to learn pastel 'painting' techniques to respond to the burgeoning of spring. Be a Spring Watcher and find out how to express what you see in the bright colours of soft pastels. Alex will introduce you to pastels and show you accessible methods and 'tricks of the trade' to help you capture the colours and textures of spring.

Booking required. Please enquire about wheelchair access

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Dates Times
Thu 9 Apr 2020 10:00 to 16:00


£60.00 (materials included)


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets

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Map reference: SD 495947  Lat: 54.34534 Long: -2.77833

By car: From M6 junction 44, take the A689 east. After 1km turn right onto Houghton Road. Drive through Houghton and Gosling Sike Farm is about 200m further on the right before the Croft farmhouse. From Carlisle centre take the A7 north. Turn right onto the B6264 for about 1km then turn left onto Houghton Road. The farm is on the left-hand side beyond the Croft farmhouse - about 1km from the turnoff.

By bicycle: The farm is 2km (1.25miles) from National Route 7 and 72, Regional Route 10 and local routes.

By public transport: Main line train service to Carlisle; there is a regular bus service from the centre of Carlisle to Houghton which stops near the farm.

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