We run a number of different events and workshops across Croydon, find information about our latest events here and get in touch if you have any queries.
Join First Floor Space for an evening of fun and creativity at our Paint Social. Each guest will create their painting on an individual canvas that they will take away with them at the end of the night. You don’t need any prior artistic experience, this is a great chance to try something new and express yourself in a relaxed environment.
We will begin with an introduction to the materials and techniques we’ll be using, and guests can choose a pre-made image they would like to paint or have time to sketch out an original design. Guests will be guided through the process of creating their own unique painting, we will show you how to experiment with colours, textures, and different brush strokes to help you achieve your desired results.
We will be upstairs at Matthew’s Yard and guests are welcome to order food and drinks from the restaurant downstairs to enjoy throughout the workshop. Tickets cost £30 and can be booked through Eventbrite, if you have any queries please get in touch.
In celebration of World Books Night we held a beginners book binding workshop, book exchange and book giveaway at Matthews Yard. The book giveaway was provided by The Reading Agency and all our guests were given tea donated by Tea People.
We held a painting workshop at the London Square sales suite in West Croydon for potential new residents. Our guests were painting with acrylic onto canvas.
We held an exhibition in the Whitgift Centre celebrating the work of our artists and community.
A series of workshops led by resident artist Penelope Gordon exploring techniques to overcoming barriers to creativity using colour, sound and movement.
A safe-space group reflection on working practice led by BACP registered counsellor facilitated by Flourishing Lives.
A day long workshop for young people to participate in a variety of art activities exploring drawing and painting with different art materials.
Resident artist Emily Fischer Field taught guests a painting and resin pouring technique
A programme for girls and young women including arts and crafts, poetry, yoga and guest speakers.
A social Life Drawing session raising money for Child.org