Richmond Council Holiday Art

Richmond Council children’s activities include an excellent arts programme for children of all ages – courses and activities during holidays and term-time. Education is at the heart of everything they do, and the wide selection of their offering provides everyone with opportunities for active participation. By fostering a friendly and creative atmosphere, they provide a unique environment which breaks down barriers for children and young people, helping them achieve and excel. Here’s a brief summary of what’s on offer, but for more information you can check out their website via the links below:

Richmond Council Children's Activities Art ClubsArt Clubs, Orleans House Gallery

For children from 5 to 17 years old, on a termly basis.

Exciting weekly workshops offer budding young artists the opportunity to explore a broad range of artistic media and practice with experienced gallery artists, including the Octagon Club for children with additional needs.

Orleans House Gallery Art Clubs

Richmond Council Children's Activities Dad DayDay Day, Richmond Old Town Hall

For babies and children under 10 years old, on a drop in basis throughout the year.

A programme of monthly creative activities for dads / male carers and children. Practical artist-led workshops exploring different themes and techniques including animation, print-making, construction and painting.

Family Explorers, Barnes OSO Arts CentreRichmond Council Children's Activities Family Explorers

For children under 5 years old, on a drop-in basis during term time.

These multidisciplinary sessions include arts and craft activities, songs, stories, drama and imaginative play, painting, music, soft play and multisensory toys. A different theme every week.

Holiday Art Activities, Orleans House Gallery

For children from 5 to 17 years old, during the school holidays.

A range of full and half day workshops – visit the gallery exhibition and work with professional artists specialising in a range of different techniques including drawing, painting, print-making, sculpture and textiles.

Richmond Council Children's Activities See SawSee Saw, Orleans House Gallery

For children under 5 years old, on a drop-in basis throughout the year.

Multi-sensory sessions designed to encourage creativity and curiosity, including music, play materials, soft play, creative activities, stories and rhyme time in a relaxed informal environment. Take a look at the video at the bottom of this page.

Richmond Council Children's Activities Sunday Afternoon ArtSunday Afternoon Art, Orleans House Gallery

For children from 4 years old, on a drop-in basis throughout the year.

Relaxed and creative monthly art sessions for all the family to enjoy on Sunday afternoons.


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