Writing with Attentiveness and Feeling

With Laura Clough This course will focus on writing techniques that heighten attaentiveness, feeling and image, in personal ... more >

Just Ink

Paul Webster This is a great introduction in how to paint and draw with ink using different brushes, dip pens etc. A number of ... more >

Halloween Masks

Halloween Masks with Artist Helen Kozich Tuesday 30 October 10.30am-12.30pm, ... more >

Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1686 625041
Fax: +44 (0) 1686 623633
Email: desk@orieldavies.org
Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Free Admission

Oriel Davies offers a range of activities and workshops aimed at families and young visitors. These hands-on creative activities engage, challenge and inspire. Workshops are run by experienced artist-educators and materials are often provided.

The education team strive to develop and facilitate family workshops during school holidays and at weekends. For current activities and workshops, see the calendar and to keep in touch about future family activities & workshops, subscribe to the ODG free e-newsletter >


Booking for all workshops is essential and early booking is advised. Telephone the Gallery on 01686 625041 or email: desk@orieldavies.org to book. Please note that children under 8 must  be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Further information

For further information about family activities and workshops, contact Helen Kozich, Informal Learning Officer on 01686 625041 or

email Helenk@orieldavies.org


Ein Lle Ni/Our Space programme - we work with children and families in and around the Maesyrhandir Estate, Newtown to deliver monthly art, craft and cooking activities. Working with a range of artists and makers we deliver quality arts activities aimed at inspiring, engaging and supporting communities to participate in the arts. The activities mainly take place at Maesyrhandir Youth centre but also at the gallery.


Family Arts Standard



Family Workshops

Halloween Masks

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Halloween Masks with Artist Helen Kozich Tuesday 30 October 10.30am-12.30pm, £7.50/person* Create a wearable mask for Halloween – make yourself a scary monster, wicked witch or ghastly ghoul. 

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Family Workshop

Halloween Accessories

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Halloween Accessories with Artist Zoë Needle Wednesday 31 October 10.30am-12.30pm, £7.50/person* Combine natural and found materials to create your own Halloween tools and accessories. 

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Family Workshop

Mapping Your Stories with Artist Amy Sterly

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Mapping Your Stories with Artist Amy Sterly Tuesday 26 February 2019 10.30am-12.30pm, £7.50/person* Make books out of maps - adding places, people and text along the way to tell your own personal story. more >

Family Workshop