Sewing Classes

Sewing Classes

The Sewing Circle For details of subsequent courses please email Angela on portico.sewingcircle@gmail.com The Sewing Circle is a very relaxed and sociable affair, open to complete beginners and those more experienced with the needle! Participants are free to work on their own project, or be guided through a project appropriate to level and ability. Focus will […]

Portico Bloom

Portico Bloom

A weekly after-school workshop for all budding young artists, welcoming all children, aged 6-12.  Run by artist and qualified teacher, Jessie, this workshop invites children to create and express themselves artistically, showcasing their creations at West Norwood’s local community market, FEAST. A fun and exciting opportunity for all involved. Bloom takes place every Wednesday, 3:45pm […]

Pottery Workshops. Winter/Spring 2019 courses

Pottery Workshops. Winter/Spring 2019 courses

  A six-week, course, welcoming all potters, from complete beginners to artists experienced with clay.  Those new to the medium will receive a secure grounding in the basic skills and methods involved in making and decorating clay; and those with existing knowledge and experience will receive the stimulus and any assistance they need to develop […]

Yoga, Fitness & Wellbeing at Portico

Yoga, Fitness & Wellbeing at Portico

YOGA & WELLBEING: MIXED SPIRITUAL ARTS The Portico Gallery hosts a series of sessions, including yoga, qi-gong, animalistic training, BJJ MMA.  Classes run across a flexible schedule, from Monday to Saturday, and are offered by a diverse team of motivated and inspirational individuals.  All relevant information is detailed on the website; take a look, find […]

Sewing Class – Thursday evenings

Sewing Class – Thursday evenings

The new sewing course starts on Thursday February 5! For details of subsequent courses please email Angela on portico.sewingcircle@gmail.com Classes are held Thursday’s 7.00-9.30pm.   Classes are popular so book early to avoid disappointment. The class is very relaxed and sociable, you work on your own project suitable for your level and learn the foundation of […]

Life Drawing – 6.30 to 9.30 closed until further notice

Life Drawing – 6.30 to 9.30 closed until further notice

An informal, friendly and supportive group, welcoming beginners, novices and advanced artists alike.  Sessions involve differing projects, in which the group has fun working collaboratively, sharing contributions on poses, lighting, materials, and general creative expression. Instruction is offered for those who would like it, and constructive group discussion about work occurs throughout the evening. Typically, […]

Mambista October

Mambista October

The next Mambista on October 23rd marks our first birthday!!!   In the last year we’ve hosted some amazing bands; I’ve played lashings of luscious tunes; we’ve reconnected with old friends and made lots of new ones – so for our big day we have booked a big band. Here To Havana is an Afro […]

Mambista Jan 2015

Mambista Jan 2015

  Friday 23 January with your post-Xmas, pre-Brazil Carnaval, Samba and Pagode Party featuring Grupo So Kem Eh, live on stage.   Whether you’ve already been Mambista’d, or plan to give it a go when the stars are perfectly aligned, we hope you had the most festive of festive seasons. The first two Mambista sessions […]

Tea Dance

Tea Dance

Wednesday 14th January was the first Tea Dance of 2015. The Portico Singers were there to entertain as well as soloists, the singer was Kirsty Bennet (actress, singer, director and Teacher!), a pianist (Andrew Chadney, a professional Musical Director) and a saxophone player (Nick Onley). Great entertainment, great dancing and great company. The next Tea Dance will be […]

Music Hall 25th May 2014

Music Hall 25th May 2014

This event has now occurred. Watch this space for news of the next Music Hall event.   Come Josephine In My Flying Machine Click the link above for a taste of songs to come! For our next Music Hall and Illusion Emporium, we will be bringing the West End to West Norwood – AND the […]

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