Get creative living at Winchester Holts

05 January 2021

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As you wander around Winchester you will often see some of the local artists with their canvas and easel, capturing a local street scene. As a city, Winchester is a hub of creativity and living at Winchester Holts you will be able to try all sorts of new arts and crafts or refresh a long-lost hobby.

Tap into your inner artist or get creative with some of these fantastic courses and workshops across the City:

The Colour Factory

Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced artist wanting to brush up on your skills, there are no shortage of courses and workshops to choose from. The Colour Factory, a wonderful hub of creativity for over 25 years, sits on the edge of River Park with a beautiful beach garden complete with classroom where they run a wide variety of courses for all levels. In addition to the art classes there is a beginners silversmithing evening class teaching the basic techniques.

Back to College

Peter Symonds Adult & Higher Education department offers a fantastic range of courses, both daytime and evening, including drawing and painting, ceramics, floristry or jewellery making. There are all sorts of wonderful ways to fill your time. The Tower Arts Centre, on the other side of town, also offers a range of drawing and painting classes and here there is an exciting course for beginners and upwards to learn about sculpture. Hampshire Art Studio runs regular courses taught by tutors who are eminent in their field of practice and offers a wonderful resource for local artists.  

Perfectly Potty

If you have always thought you might want to learn how to throw a pot then Perfectly Potty offers workshops and classes covering all aspects of pottery from working on the wheel to hand building, painting and decorating your work. Or for more craft based hobbies, Hampshire Cultural Trust and BellaCrafts hosts a whole range of workshops where you will learn how to make candles, jewellery, to crochet or knit, needle felting, embroidery and more. 


Winchester Holts offers peaceful, semi-rural living within easy reach of the city's creative delights. To find out more about your options to buy or rent one of the stylish two- and three-bedroom homes in a friendly and relaxing community in the historic and vibrant city, please call 01962 418 059 or email [email protected] and make Pegasus Winchester Holts your next best move.