Children's art classes - Manchester

Whether you are looking to keep your little ones busy during term time or school holidays children's art classes and workshops are an ideal way to see them develop their creative skills. In this page Quickdraw has pulled together the top recommended local art classes in Manchester that you and the family can try out. Search the listings below for information about opening times, directions and the types of art activities available.

Quickdraw also has a Manchester 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?!

Art Social

Wood Road, m16 8bh Manchester

Art Social came about through my art education, practice and community teaching, informed by my professional experience in health and social care. Today, my work as Art Social encompasses roles as an artist, visual story teller, teacher and leader. Every day, Art Social uses creativity to inspire positive breakthroughs in all kinds of ways, from art groups and cultural projects, blending into business workshops and creative leadership.

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ARTventurers South Manchester

First House, 367 Brinnington Road, Brinnington, Stockport, SK5 8EN

We run colourful, creative (often messy!) art, craft and creative play sessions for babies, toddlers and children as well as holiday classes and workshops, fantastic creative birthday parties, after school clubs and other events for children of all ages!

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Julie Walsh Fine Art Classes

Methodist Church, Brook Rd, Urmston, Manchester M41 5PQ, United Kingdom

Art is my passion and I think it is important to use this enthusiasm to inspire young people to be creative, innovative individuals. It is through my experience as an art teacher at a primary school for the previous seven years, that I have realized everyone has artistic potential, they just need to have confidence in themselves and be nurtured in a safe environment to learn from their mistakes and eventually succeed.

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If you’re looking to brush up on your creative skills and you’ve got an inner Monet waiting to be unleashed, we’ve got you covered with our range of drawing classes, painting workshops and art workshops in Manchester. We’ll connect you with a painting pro in an airy studio in the heart of the city, where you’ll be able to spend some time getting creative with other promising Picassos and sketching, doodling and colouring your cares away.

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ColourWheel Art Class Didsbury

Didsbury, 651 Wilmslow Rd, Didsbury, Manchester M20 6QZ

The ColourWheel Art Classes team are inspired by the desire to offer accessible, fun and creative art classes for beginners and improvers. All course materials are provided, all you have to bring along is yourself. Held in lovely and inspiring venues our art classes focus on delivering high quality teaching and our course content will give you a solid base of techniques and skills in a variety of mediums.

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Creative Art Courses

516 The Gallery Studio, AWOL Studios, Hope Millm,,113 Pollard Street, Manchester, M4 7JA

My School and Community projects use arts and crafts to engage people creatively, break down barriers to participation, inspire and contribute to curriculum learning, personal and community development. I work with all ages from primary, secondary, youth, and adults of all ages.

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Healds Green Gallery

Healds Grn, Church, Chadderton, Oldham OL1 2SP, United Kingdom

Our workshops are held in our beautiful new gallery in our converted church. The paintings we will create have been carefully chosen to be completely do-able even by complete beginners. Everyone can come along and have a great time, and no-one will judge you on your work. You might just be an artistic genius and create a masterpiece though....

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Humbug Art

Unit 2 Concept Green Business Park, George St, Eccles M30 0RG, United Kingdom

I am Hannah, an Artist and Arts Facilitator based across Salford and Manchester. I work with all ages and abilities and base my classes in schools, museums, art galleries and libraries. Across this website you can view a selection of the arts activities that I run, you can find out more about my own art making and you can book on to a variety of different courses.

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Kidz Kreationz

Park Ave, Manchester, Sale M33 6HE

At Kidz Kreationz we offer art activities, at our Saturday art club, during school holidays, and after school. We offer a wide range of art activities, & art projects to suit all age groups. Sessions take place in a relaxed and friendly studio, where children can interact with other children of similar ages. New ideas and techniques are introduced to encourage children to experiment and bring out their creative skills.

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Learning Through Art

Sale, Manchester

Cheryl worked as a Graphic Designer and Primary School Teacher before launching her own creative enterprise, enthusing others to learn through art.She has worked as an Art Specialist Teacher at St Paul's Primary School in Withington and other schools across Manchester. She also teaches from her own Learning though Art Studio in Sale.

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Lindsey's Art Classes

Bramhall Air Scouts, Benja Fold Bramhall, SK7 2BX

Art classes for kids in Stockport are taught by professional artist and educator Lindsey. Children learn along with Lindsey and make a new piece of art each week (except when larger projects such as sculpting are planned) Lindsey aims to explore a new medium each week so that children can gain a broad range of skills that keep them inspired.

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Manchester Art Gallery

Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3JL

Our vision and mission is to be an inclusive art gallery for the people of Manchester and the wider world; opening minds to the essential role of creativity in making a healthy society and contributing to social change.

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Manchester Craft and Design Centre

17 Oak Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 5JD

For nearly 40 years, Manchester Craft & Design Centre has provided a home to some of the region’s most talented independent designers and makers. Selling textiles, jewellery, accessories, ceramics, glass, prints and homeware, each of the 20 studios offer much more than just a shopping experience.

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OT creative space

17 Oak Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 5JD

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Outline Arts

Church Road Formby L37 3NG United Kingdom

Welcome to Outline Arts. My name is Jennie and I started Outline Arts with a passion to teach Visual Communication to children and adults. From drawing and illustration to image making and painting, it's about communicating stories and ideas in a fun, creative way. My sessions combine practical skills with creative approaches, so you can develop both your ideas and confidence in a positive, supportive environment.

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Paint Away Events

Paint Away Events, Manchester, UK

We host a number of parties from private parties, hen dos, children's parties and team building, we also deliver bespoke classes for new and expectant mums; where you can bring your babies along too. Paint Away is for anyone and everyone; you don't need to be an artist to join - just come along, paint, and have fun.

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Parsley Pie Art Club For Children

14 Meadow Cl, Hale, Altrincham WA15 8JR, United Kingdom

Welcome to Parsley Pie! A unique art retreat for children! Founded in 2001 by professional artist & dancer Jenny Bent. We work with children of all ages & abilities who enjoy art & want the time, space & resources to be truly creative!

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Pottery Corner

34 Beech Road, Chorlton, Manchester M21 9EL

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Sketches Art Academy

1021, Jefferson Place, 1 Fernie St, Cheetham Hill, Manchester M4 4BN

Inspire your kids to love learning with Outschool classes. It's 100% fun.This course is designed for beginner artists who have an interest in learning how to draw or sketch -- or simply want to improve their skills.

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Tactile Arts

349 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1PY, ENGLAND

We work with schools across the region to enhance childrens' creative learning - introducing them to a wide range of art forms and encouraging self expression, learning and enjoyment. We also run a variety of adults workshops in a wide range of settings, from corporate art sessions to art for health & wellbeing.

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The Hidden Gem Art Studio Whitefield

The studio, set within the garden of a listed building and a conservation area in the heart of Whitefield, has been teaching students, from young to old, all manner of arts and crafts for a decade.

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Bury New Road, Whitefield, Manchester

335 Stretford Road, Hulme, M15 5ZA


Z-arts is the UK’s only arts centre dedicated to offering best practice in children and young people’s creative provision. Our mission: to inspire and enable generations of young people from Greater Manchester and the North West to use creativity to maximise their potential.

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