Make It!

If you, like many local artists in Southampton, love to get creative then this is the page for you. Now is the perfect opportunity to grab those paints and brushes, relax and discover your artistic abilities! This page also has lots of activities, videos and resources suitable for children.

Make & Create with God's House Tower...

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Head to the Make & Create webpage explore weekly workshops from local artists inspired by GHT: Beside the Sea. You can also head to their YouTube channel to find other arts and crafty videos such as:

Water Drawing Workshop

Build your own tower with Ashleigh Turner

Natural Dyes with Alexandra Sutherland

Rock, Paper, Scissors with Annette Warner

Online art club with Ali Eales

Take part in Ali's Summer Art club, every Wednesday from 21 April, 4.30pm

The perfect online course for any child interested in art. These fun and creative online sessions led by local artist Ali Eales, cover artists, art movements and themes, through drawing challenges, games and projects! This course is aimed at children aged 6-12, although children of other ages may enjoy it and adults accompanying their children are welcome to participate in the fun. Find out more and book here.

Tudor House History Club

Tudor house history club

Tudor House History club, every Monday from 19 April from 4.30pm

Discover Southampton’s past in fun and interactive weekly sessions, exploring different historical themes with fascinating facts, activities, stories and crafts. Learn why Romans thought Dormice were so delicious, or how talking too much could have gotten you in trouble. These online sessions are designed for 7 - 12 yrs, although other ages may also enjoy them, book here.

Introduction to drawing classes (adults)

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Learn to draw portraits with Abi Kremer
Four-week course every Monday starting 15 March.

Join artist and tutor Abi Kremer on a four-week course where you will work from photographs, not creating exact copies, but trying to capture inner qualities with students' chosen images. Find out more and book online here.

(Image: Portrait by John Biggs © The Artist)

How To Southampton Museums & Cultural Learning...

Head to the ‘Southampton Museums & Cultural Learning’ YouTube channel which has a selection of ‘how to make’ videos and craft ideas. Why not try:

Make a Yeti 

Make a foil sculpture 

Make a monster 

Make your own rocketman experiment 

Toddler time - Liner shakers

Brighten things up with The Point...

Lockdown Flower

The Point in Eastleigh have been brightening things up by creating lockdown flowers. Their gap year assistant, Caitlin, is creating these for a short film. Why not have a go and upload yours to feature in her short puppetry film? Watch the link and then send on to The Point here

You can also get creative with the Arts Award Discover virtual programme aimed at people aged 5 - 25 encouraging you to explore the wonderful world of art. Take part in activities, learn about other artists and share your creations with each other whilst at home. Find out more here. 

Beat the boredom with Mayflower Theatre...

Spring activity pack

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To keep the children entertained whilst at home or during the holidays, you can download this free Spring activity sheet here >>>> Visit Southampton Spring Activity Sheet for Kids

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