1. Pop-up Books at Pewsey

    Thank you to the Pewsey group for a lively and enthusiastic summer term. The group wrote their own fables and illustrated and constructed pop-up books.  Every member confidently stated that they couldn’t possibly write a fable at the start of the term and yet produced some really outstanding stories and vibrant illustrations. The end results […]

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  2. Devizes Group exhibit at Festival of Quilts

    I recently visited the Festival of Quilts at the NEC in Birmingham. Hundreds of beautiful, individual, expressive quilts hung on the walls for the world to see.  Right by the entrance to the exhibition was a quilt entitled ‘When I Grow Old’. This quilt was the result of weeks of hard work from the Devizes […]

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  3. Do you ever shop online?

    Then please read this and raise money for Arts Together at no cost to you! It’s called easyfundraising. Notice the flashing banner above this blog. It’s the easiest way to help raise money for Arts Together! If you already shop online with retailers such as Amazon, M&S, Argos, John Lewis, Comet, Tesco, Sainsburys, Vodafone, eBay, […]

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  4. Cezanne at Marlborough

    These are paintings in acrylics made by the Marlborough group during the last 5 weeks. We decided to try and copy the work of Cezanne using his techniques and style. It was harder then we expected, and resulted in much studied concentration and just a little frustration for some. However the results are amazing and […]

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  5. Marlborough recipes online

    Prints and designs based on favourite recipes are now accessible on the Arts Together website or by following this link. Group members also have individual recipe cards and a poster print of all 12 designs.

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  6. Award from Devizes Lions Club

    At the Devizes Lions Club’s presentation evening at the town hall Mayor Sue Evans presented cheques totalling more than £11,000 to 60 organisations. First time recipients included the increasingly successful girls’ teams of Potterne Cricket Club and Arts Together, which runs arts projects for elderly, vulnerable people. Karolyne, seated third from right in the front […]

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  7. Drumming up a storm in Devizes

    The Devizes group were joined by Charlie (Sainey) Camera from the Gambia on Tuesday and enjoyed making some noise. And why not? Not sure I have the words to describe the session – hilarious!  Karolyne

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  8. Light graffiti

    Marlborough turned its hands to a spot of graffiti. They had seen some pictures of light art performance photography – a one-shot time bulb exposure capturing an entire performance of movement traced with colourful light.  Impressed – you can make graffiti and leave no trace! So we had a go. We used torches covered with […]

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  9. Painting – experiments with colour

    Marlborough members had a quick tour of colour theory, looking at what colour does to us and what we can do with colour. Next session they were set a brain teaser – paint a landscape with three colours maximum, and NO MIXING. They were experimenting with how colours interact and how they could construct a […]

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