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Education Room and Workshops

We have an education room for hire and host workshops and other events in it.

Education Room

The education room in the Visitor Centre is available for hire. We host a number of workshops and events in here which are run by 3rd party instructors. These range from arts and craft to virtual reality experience events.


Upcoming events-please contact the event organiser to book place

Deborah Last Art Classes

5 week course (beginning Monday the 13th of September) Every Monday 10am-12pm

Painting and Drawing classes inspired by the spectacular landscape of Northam Burrows. All abilities welcome, just enthusiasm and a willingness to go out in all weathers.

Costs £80 (plus entry fee to Northam Burrows)

Deb Last Art Class Poster

 Appledore Book Festival

As part of the ever popular Appledore Book Festival we will be hosting an author event in the education room. 

Saturday the 25th of September

10.30am - 11.15am

Andy Cooper and Leigh Jackson

Can you say 'Hippopotamus?' Harry couldn't. Listen to local author Andy Cooper as he takes us on a journey with 'Harry the Hippopotamus'. Alongside Andy will be Leigh Jackson, creating inspiring illustrations as we go. Followed by book signing in the café.

Costs £1 per child (plus entry fee to Northam Burrows)

Suitable for ages 3-7 (must be accompanied by an adult)

11.30am -12.30pm

Miriam Latimer

Doctor Potts my pets have spots Join Miriam as she guides us through illustration techniques based on her fabulous book, Doctor Potts My Pets Have Spots. Bring along your own Sketch Book and have a go at being creative.  Followed by book signing in the education room.

Costs £1 per child (plus entry fee to Northam Burrows).

Suitable for ages 4-9 (must be accompanied by an adult).

Annabell Hill Print Workshop

Wednesday the 29th of September and Sunday the 3rd of October 10am-1pm

Come and join Annabell Hill for a special print class. No experience needed. This class will involve collecting, sketching and photographing elements from the local landscape to create stencil motifs and produce prints of your own design.

Cost £30 per class (plus entry fee to Northam Burrows).

Annabell Hill

Clare Wilcocks Nature Painting Workshop

Friday 15th of October 10am-3pm

Hunt for beach treasures and paint them in watercolour with artist Clare Wilcocks.

Cost £35 (plus entry fee to Northam Burrows)

Nature Painting


Hiring the room

The education room is available for hire throughout the year. Please contact Northam Burrows on 01237 478708 or email northam.burrows@torridge.gov.uk for further information.

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