What’s on at Charleston

22 Oct - 23 Oct

Young Bohemians

Two day stop-frame animation workshop with Lee Shearman Learn how to be an animator! Lee Shearman More

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27 Oct

Experimental Drawing with Sarah Colbourne

Experimentation has always been at the heart of creativity at Charleston.  

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Small Wonder Festival 2018 at Charleston09 NovWorkshop

Writing for Audio workshop

Explore the key differences and challenges of writing stories for sound with BBC radio producer Liz Allard.

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10 NovFilm

Difficult Love | Zanele Muholi

Film and panel discussion Difficult Love, co-directed by photographer and activist Zanele Muholi, is a compelling More

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13 NovSold out

Papercutting for Lightboxes

Su Blackwell will lead you through this magical winter workshop, transforming images into a 3D papercut light box.

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17 NovSold out

Stained Glass workshop

Handcraft a beautiful, leaded stained glass window panel with tutor David Lilly.

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17 NovTalk

Transgressive Identities

Join curator of the Museum of Transology, E-J Scott, dress historian Dr Jane Hattrick and trans Muslim dandy Sabah Choudrey

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18 NovSold out

Stained Glass workshop

Handcraft a beautiful, leaded stained glass window panel with tutor David Lilly.

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18 Nov - 17 Feb


The perfect way to immerse yourself in a deeper understanding of the book.

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22 Nov

Bloomsbury Revisited Excursion

Two-day excursion into the heart of all things Bloomsbury in London, including private tours and behind the scenes access to collections and archives.

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24 Nov - 25 Nov

Frost Fair

Come and soak up the festive atmosphere in Charleston’s newly restored 18th century barns. We have brought together some of the finest designers and makers for our Frost Fair.

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27 Nov

Woodcut Printed Christmas Cards

Using this beautiful and immediate art form, participants will come away with their own set of hand-printed cards and paper.

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01 DecSold out

Painting Techniques with Annie Sloan

Under the guidance of Annie Sloan, try out her specialist techniques on a wooden box which you can take home and keep.

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02 DecTalk

Annie Sloan at Charleston

Spend a morning with Annie as she explains her unique relationship with Charleston.

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07 Dec

Winter Wreaths Workshop

Learn to make wreaths with a difference, bringing new textures, colours and ingredients to traditional Christmas themes.

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08 Dec

Gin and Jazz Party

Join us for an enchanted evening of swing jazz, dancing and cocktails. With live music from the Swing Ninjas.

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09 DecFamily

Create Together | Wrapping Paper

Create together, exploring a variety of paper decorating techniques such as marbling, printing and tie-dyeing. A More

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Cake Decorated by Cressida Bell with Festive Angel Design10 Dec

Christmas Cake Decoration

Create an original and stunning Christmas cake with artist and designer Cressida Bell.

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