What's On: Arts Lab

Arts Lab CIC is an artist-run social enterprise that connects people with visual art and artists to help build happier and more connected communities.

Working in partnership with Dartington Arts from a large studio in the heart of our estate, Arts Lab provides a programme of events for all of workshops, exhibitions, talks and residencies, a research hub for artists, and outreach for youth, health and prison services, schools, colleges, refugee projects and local businesses.

All current courses can be browsed and booked below – or find out more about the project at arts-lab.co.uk.


arts lab open studio

Arts Lab: Open studio

  • Sat 14th Dec 2019

Arts Lab welcomes drop-in visits from anyone interested in finding out more about what we do. Come and see our latest exhibition, sign up for a workshop or have a chat about ways to get involved with the project. More Info >

Arts Lab: After School Art Club

  • 16/12/2019 to 10/02/2020

Weekly after school art club for 8-14 year olds with Arts Lab’s Sophy D’Angelo. Developing ideas and talents on Monday afternoons in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, students learn new skills and experiment with mixed media. More Info >

Arts Lab: Making Mondays 6 Week Course

  • Mon 6th Jan 2020

Course of weekly drawing and painting classes. For complete beginners, those who’ve had art in their lives and want more or anyone feeling adventurous to try something new …. free up your creativity in playful explorations with mixed media. More Info >

Word-Body at Arts Lab

  • Sat 25th Jan 2020

Exhibition and talk by local, emerging artist Alice Clough – exploring themes of language, control, and being human in an age of social disconnect and environmental collapse. More Info >

Snapshots of Time at Arts Lab

  • Wed 5th Feb 2020

Artist Anna Boland discusses her current practice which explores the unseen; those invisible fleeting moments in time that are forgotten or overlooked. After the talk visitors have the opportunity to take part in a time related drawing activity. More Info >