On Friday evening, SketchBetter launched with a private view of our inaugural art exhibition, Story Spheres. We’re open at The Art Space above Cass Art in Kingston Upon Thames until Sunday 8 November.
Here’s the exhibition guide to tell you more about the show:
Venue: The Art Space, Cass Art Kingston, 103 Clarence Street, Kingston, KT1 1QY. No step-free access.
Morning Yoga with Muriel Mueller
Sun 18 Oct, 25 Nov / 10am- 10.45am / £8 drop-in
Join MuMu Yoga founder, Muriel Mueller, in these Vinyasa Flow yoga classes. These will be fun, warming and energising and include a guided meditation. Bring your own mat. 16+. Tel. 07761 812190
Sun 18, 25 Oct (12.30 start) & 1, 8 Nov / 12-2pm / £5
In these workshops you will be introduced to mindfulness and take part in a mindful drawing exercise. Led by Kate Andrews. mindfulcreativity2015.eventbrite.co.uk
Sun 18, 25 Oct & 1, 8 Nov / 2.30pm-4pm / Free
Artist Kate Andrews will be on site, live sketching.
Mindfulness Classes with Amaranatho
Mon 19 Oct / 12.15-12.45pm & 1pm-2pm / £8-10
Join former Buddhist Monk Amaranatho in these drop-in mindfulness workshops.
How to Sleep Better
Sat 24 Oct / 1-2pm / £10
Health and Wellbeing Consultant, and Author of The Sleep Deep Method, Beatrix Schmidt offers an steps to improving your sleep. Book: sleepbetter15.eventbrite.co.uk
Mindful Drawing for Kids
Sat 24, 31 Oct & 7 Nov / 3-4pm / £5
Introducing children to the value and importance of slowing down and observing emotions, Kate Andrews will guide children in a drawing technique designed to increase emotional literacy and build resilience.
5-12yrs. Book: mindfuldrawingkids.eventbrite.co.uk
SketchBetter’s Big (Family) Draw
Mon 26 Oct, 11am-4pm / £5
To celebrate The Big Draw, join us for this extra-big family drawing day. 5+yrs. Adults go for free. bigfamilydraw.eventbrite.co.uk
Wed 28 Oct / 1-2pm / £20
Join artist Kate Andrews and Muriel Mueller in this unique ArtYoga workshop. Take part in a guided yoga class, from which you will take insights to paper and be guided to express your energy, emotions and physical movement through visual form.
Limited capacity.16+yrs. Bring your own yoga mat. artyoga.eventbrite.co.uk
Fri 30 Oct / 12-2pm / £20 (£12 students)
Artist Kate Andrews will lead this two-hour workshop on ArtJazz, where you will have the opportunity to listen to singer-songwriter and Jazz musician Bene Young play on keyboard and be guided to respond to the music through visual form.
16+ years. Materials provided. Book: artjazz15.eventbrite.co.uk
Fri 30 Oct / 3-5pm / £20 (£12 students)
Join Buddhist Monk Amarantho and artist Kate Andrews in this two-hour Art and Mindfulness workshop where you will be supported to respond to the lessons learnt through being mindful in visual form. 16+
The Big Questions
Fri 30 Oct / 5.30-7pm / £5
What is the big question you’ve always wanted to ask? In this interactive session, former Buddhist Monk Amaranatho will create a safe space to explore them together.
This class will include the use of mindfulness exercises and give you an opportunity to be authentic and open up to the possibility of what life can offer us.
16+. Drop-ins welcome, booking recommended: thebigquestions.eventbrite.co.uk
All workshop/event attendees get 10% off in store at Cass Art Kingston. Show your ticket at the front desk.