Studio Workshops

The Art Trolley Creative Workshops studio is located in central Tonbridge, just a three-minute walk from Tonbridge Castle. Working in collaboration with a team of qualified Artist Educators, we offer a vibrant programme of art activities and inspiring workshops, all designed for children, young people, and adults.

Winter Programme (Feb & half-term)

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Art & Storytelling Workshop for Children

Get inspired by Artists that use ideas of journeys and discovery before embarking on an adventure across the sea and discover a mysterious island! Using a variety of materials we will use art and imagination to tell marvellous tales and have fun. This workshop also offers an opportunity to practice your writing and storytelling skills. Limited Spaces

This Workshop is run by Artist / Educator Lizzie Kendal

Saturday 2 February / Time: 2:15 to 4:15pm

Ages: 5 to 11 years old

Duration: 2 hours Cost: £16 (Includes all materials )

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Comic Book Illustration for Children / FEB Half-term

Work with Artist and Illustrator Kremena Dimitrova and create your own illustrated comic book this February half-term! This workshop will be based around stories - how to draw cartoon characters, draw settings and tell stories through art, from single drawings to comic strips. We will learn about character development, comic strips and speech bubbles while experimenting with different materials. At the end of the workshop, the participants will have a finished project to take home. Limited Spaces

Saturday 23th February / Time: 2:30 to 5:00 pm

Ages: 6 to 11 years old

Duration: 2.5 hours Cost: £17 (Includes all materials)

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Two-Day Fashion Workshop for Children / FEB Half-term

Do you enjoy dressing up and creating your own outfits? Do you like experimenting with shapes, colours and materials? The Art Trolley invites you to come to this special Half Term workshop and learn about Fashion Design in a fun and creative way! In this two-day workshop facilitated by artist and designer Renata Minoldo we will use paper, fabric and different materials to create our own original garments and accessories. We will learn about the fashion process and have an overview on styling and collections making as well our own photo shoot! Limited Spaces

Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd February / Time: 10:15 to 13:15

Ages: 8 to 13 years old

Duration: 2 days (3hrs each day)    Cost: £40  (Includes all materials)

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Word & Image: Visual Storytelling Workshop for Adults with Kremena Dimitrova

This workshop will combine writing with illustration. We will look into the American Author and journalist Ernest Hemingway and his quirky literary challenge of writing a short story in only six words. The participants will be able to write their own six word novel inspired by various images and photographs they will be given. Then using various materials, creative skills, memory and imagination, they will explore visual possibilities for illustrating their own unique six word novels.

This workshop is run by Illustrator Kremena Dimitrova

Saturday 16th March / Time: 2:30 to 5pm

Age: Adults

Duration: 2.5 hours Cost: £22

Includes all materials and refreshments.