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Canal Art for Beginners: Castles

photo of Canal Art

18 August 2018

Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

This is part of the IgnitEd programme of workshops, courses and talks.

Booking is essential

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18 August 2018

Julie Tonkin, one of the UK's leading canal artists  will teach you the traditions of folk canal art. Undertake practice artwork before painting a design on a piece of canal ware to take home.

/media/events/library/hlf_logo_job_sites-custom.pngThis is a half day workshop. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the Museum in the afternoon, including the Historic Boaters' event that will be taking place during the weekend.

About the course leader: Julie Tonkin

Julie is a professional narrow boat decorator, painting narrow boats and traditional items of canal ware for boats. Julie has been teaching roses and castles painting for many years and has a keen interest in canal culture and customs.


  • Booking Details

This is a Heritage Skills Day Course , part of the IgnitEd Programme

Booking is Essential - Tickets now on sale

Book online now or call our Bookings Team on 0121 520 8054 (Mon-Fri, 10am -4pm)*

*An admin fee of £3 is charged should you wish to have your tickets printed and posted rather than email.

Time: 2pm - 5pm

Maximum Places: 10  

Cost: £20 per person includes a certificate of completion, free parking, use of materials and tools necessary to the course

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