Autumn 2023


A series of four Art and Prayer workshops

10am-1pm (9.45 registration)

In this Autumn series we will be exploring the many faces and lives of these biblical women through poetry, images, led meditation, practical artwork and reflection. What might they have to say to us today? 

Participants can sign up for all four workshops as a series or as individual workshops thus creating an ongoing group: Tuesdays: 26th Sept/ 17th Oct / 14th Nov/ 5th Dec 2023 (9.45am) 10am-1pm. FULL

Participants can sign up for all four workshops as a series or as individual workshops thus creating an ongoing group: Wednesdays: 27th Sept/ 18th Oct / 15th Nov/ 6th Dec (Advent) (9.45am) 10am-1pm. (9.45am) 10am-1pm.

Additional Advent Workshop: Thursday 7th Dec6pm-9pm (5.45 registration) 

Series of 4 workshops: Full price £120.00, Conc. £100.00 for workshop series

Individual workshops: Full price £30, Conc. £25 per workshop 


Abigail: a prophet and a peacemaker, a wise and resourceful woman who would become David’s third wife.

Tuesday 26th September  – Group series Wk. 1 FULL

Wednesday 27th September  – Individual Workshop FULL


Esther: An initially powerless young woman who becomes Queen and risks her life to save her people. 

Tuesday 17th October – Group series Wk.2 FULL

Wednesday 18th October – Individual Workshop. FULL

Wk 3. LYDIA 

Lydia: a merchant of purple cloth, who opened her heart to God and her home to Paul and his disciples. Often cited as the first European convert

Tuesday – 14th NovemberGroup series Wk.3 FULL

Wednesday 15th November – Individual Workshop. FULL

Wk 4. ELIZABETH (Advent)

Elizabeth: Mother of John the Baptist, cousin of Mary and the first to recognise Christ on earth. 
 She exclaimed with a loud voice, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the child in your womb!  And who am Ithat the mother of my Lord should come and visit me? ” ‘

Tuesday 5th December – Group series Wk.4 FULL

Wednesday 6th December ADVENT – Individual Workshop. FULL

Thursday 7th December ADVENT – Individual Workshop. 6pm – 9pm FULL


Basic art materials as below unless otherwise stated.

  • A range of colour and black and white materials in the media of your choice:
    • e.g. coloured pencils/ pastels /paints
  • A range of papers and sizes:
    • If working with coloured pencils, paint or oil pastels white cartridge paper or similar is preferable.
    • If you choose to work with chalk pastels you may want to work on a black or coloured sheet of sugar paper if you have any
    • Alternatively use any thing you can find – brown parcel paper, lining paper, cardboard etc.

To reserve a place on the workshops please email:


Private Group Workshops

The majority of ‘previous workshops’ are  available for a group (independent or church). To book as a private online workshop or to discuss details and possible dates and times please contact Carol:

Cost per group £180

‘Previous Art and Prayer workshops can be found here.

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