Children's art classes - Newcastle

Whether you're looking to find a weekend art class, after school club or an out-of-term workshop, you can discover plenty of options here. Quickdraw has compiled a list of art classes for kids near you in Newcastle Upon Tyne to choose from. Click on an item below to view opening times, costs and directions.

ARTventurers Newcastle & Gateshead

South Shore Rd Gateshead NE8 3BA United Kingdom

Delivering creative workshops for older children, injecting colour and creativity into events across the UK or celebrating special birthdays with fab range of creative birthday packages, ARTventurers is all about getting children involved in art and creative play because of all of the fantastic benefits that art brings!

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BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

S Shore Rd, Gateshead NE8 3BA

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art creates and produces exhibitions, activities and opportunities that explore understanding of the world through diverse contemporary art by artists from across the world. Located on Gateshead quayside, we have 2,600 square metres of exhibition space dedicated to the art and artists of today and tomorrow.

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BFreak Art & Creativity

Flat 12, Rubicon House, 26-30 Clayton St W, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DZ

šŸ’” For people who want to develop their creativity and have fun šŸ’” For anyone who is aware of the amazing possibilities of our creativity šŸ’” For aspiring artists and art lovers šŸ’” For those who have never created, who want to try, but don't know how to start. These workshops are designed to develop your imagination, teach artistic skills and use creativity in practice.

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Canny Crafty Newcastle

147-149 Salters Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE3 1DU

We are a family run business and hope to share our creative spirit with you all! Specialising in pottery painting, parties, and baby prints we hope to bring fun, enjoyment and a sense of achievement to both children and adults as well as the mindful benefits that a creative activity can deliver.

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Crafts for Wellbeing

27 North Terrace, Stanley, DH9 7LD

Iā€™m Carrie, and Iā€™m an art and crafts teacher based in Derwentside, north east England. I have been teaching art and crafts since the early 2000s, and have been teaching these with wellbeing in mind since 2014, working with a local social prescribing service.

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Hatton Gallery

Kings Road, Newcastle University NE1 7RU Newcastle upon Tyne

Hatton Gallery remains open, with social distancing measures in place. As we navigate through these difficult times, we are developing new ways of delivering a high-quality learning programme. School and college groups are now welcome in the gallery. Online workshops are also available.

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Laing Learning

New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AG

Our usual learning offer of workshops, projects, teacher CPD and our membership scheme is bookable now, for delivery from January 2023. If you are looking to make an enquiry for a school or college group, please complete a booking form or contact the Learning Team (learning@laingartgallery.org.uk) who will be able to discuss your visit requirements directly with you.

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Newcastle Arts Centre

67 Westgate Road, NE1 1SG

Newcastle Arts Centre is a not-for-profit enterprise comprised of a trading company Newcastle Arts Centre Limited and a registered charity Newcastle Arts Centre Trust Limited. Established in 1981 to build a venue for creative activity and bring back to life to a group of abandoned buildings, we progressed to win a Times ā€“ RIBA Community Enterprise Award in 1988 and the Centre was officially opened by HRH Prince Charles.

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Northern Print

Stepney Bank, Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2NP

Learning and participation are at the heart of what we do. We support artists who make original prints in their professional practice as well as working with school groups and running a programme of classes and events for everyone.

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Puffin Art Studio

5 Fogg St E, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Newcastle ST5 2RE

Anna Drezova of Puffin Art graduated from Staffordshire University with first class BA (Hons) in Surface Pattern Design in 2009 and since then had a successful career as freelance artist and designer.

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The Biscuit Factory

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The Biscuit Factory is an independent art gallery, founded in 2002 and located in the cultural quarter of Newcastle, Ouseburn. A former Victorian biscuit manufacturing warehouse, The Biscuit Factory underwent a sympathetic refurbishment, ensuring that many of the original and characterful facets of the building such as the beams and brickwork were maintained.

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Turpentyne

Ashburton Road in West Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne

ART FOR ALL AGES! Our term time classes are offered for students aged 4+ Younger students attend an hour long weekly lessons whereas older students attend for 1.5 hours weekly, and adults attend for 2 hours. Classes are offered Monday - Saturday. Our weekday schedule offers options for after school as well as daytime options for adults and home schooled students.

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Add a Local Art Class To This List

Calling all art teachers, coordinators and parents... if you know of a fabulous family Newcastle art club that hasn't been included please send in the details and it will be added to this list shortly.

Quickdraw also has a Newcastle art class directory for adults to explore. If you feel inspired by your children drawing, painting and generally being creative then why not try your hand at it too?!

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