Creative Workshops

Free Art Activities in Swindon Libraries this Summer!

Free drop-in activities. Suitable for all ages.

Turn stories into pictures and pictures into stories! Create book illustrations, comic strips, mystery stories and more!

Pop in and join us at any time between 12pm and 4pm on these dates:

Thursday 11th August @ Pinetrees Library Tuesday 23rd August @ Penhill Library Tuesday 30th August @ Moredon Library

Celebrate Coate 200! Sunday 14th August

Free drop-in activities. Suitable for all ages.

Celebrate the 200 year anniversary of Coate Water by joining us for a day of creative fun!

At Coate Water (near the Miniature Railway), 10am-12pm:

  • Create your own Coate-themed master-pieces by the side of the lake
  • View artworks from our outdoor painting workshops at Coate

At Richard Jefferies Museum:

  • Visit our exhibition of artworks from the Swindon Collection inspired by Coate
  • Enjoy afternoon tea, a licensed bar and some cracking live music! Free entry. 11am – 6pm.  

Please note, the original time advertised for this event was 10am-4pm. Due to extreme weather conditions we have decided to reduce the duration of the event to 10am-12pm. We have made this decision with the health and safety of visitors and staff in mind, but do apologise for any convenience this may cause.