Courses at the Museum

French Impressionism – causes & consequences

This is a ten weeks course tutored by Dr. Mo Ille.

Mondays from 15th January between 1.30pm and 3.30pm with a refreshments / comfort break.

Varah Room – in the Aelberry Building at the rear of the Wilderspin School Museum.

Car parking available immediately outside.

All ground floor – fully accessible access and toilets.

Course fee: £50

Session fee: £6

More details and bookings: or ‘phone (01724) 733067

“Roots in the Slade”

This ten week course traces the ways in which staff and students of the Slade School of Art in London moved British Art out of the Victorian world and into the Modern.
Each Monday until 11 December with a half-term break on 6 November.
Tutor: Dr. Mo Ille
Full course £50 or session rate £6.
To book, and for more information, email or telephone 01724 733067

Poppy Making – Wet Felting Workshop

“Crafted by Snorky” will be running another of her popular felting sessions starting Friday September 22nd 6pm to 9pm. Felting is therapeutic, relaxing and fun – you don’t need any experience or at skills – just enthusiasm! You’ll be led step by step to create a hand-felted poppy. The cost is £30, includes tuition, materials, use of equipment & refreshments. More materials are available to purchase for continuing your new skills at home.

The museum has good, free to use parking


To book & pay by paypal go to or contact

Buddhist Meditation Drop in Sessions

These classes are run by the Khedrubje Kadampa Buddhist Centre (Hull) and are ideal whether you are a complete beginner or have practiced meditation before.

We meditate sitting on chairs to ensure everyone is comfortable. There is no physical exercise involved and you don’t need to wear special clothing or bring anything with you. Each class includes a guided meditation, a short talk and an opportunity to ask questions with refreshments.

The classes cost £5 per session and you don’t need to book in advance, just turn up!  The classes start at 7pm.

The classes take place in the Aelberry Building at the rear of the school museum.  There is plenty of car parking.

For info on this class call: 01482 324 940

Forthcoming dates:

Wed 25th October

Wed 1st November

Wed 8th November

Wed 15th November

Wed 22nd November

Wed 29th November

Midsummers Night by Gill Kendall

Wilderspin Art Group

Join this exciting Art Group led by Artist Jon Dent at the Joseph Wright Hall in Queen Street, Barton. All comers are welcome from beginners to experts

Have great fun and make real progress with your Art work, whatever your preferred medium; Oils, Acrylics or Watercolour
Great value at £10 for half a day or £15 for the whole day!

Enquiries please call Jon on 07525034201 / 01652 618082 or email