Open for Art Workshops

Printed maps available from jelly studios, Jacksons Corner from 29 June, or downloadable right now here

We have a wide range of Open for Art Workshops

All (with the exception of Jewellery) are bookable here: jelly workshop booking

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Shaping Funding and Realising Projects in the Public Realm

These intense artist led workshops on shaping, funding and realising projects in the public realm are for individual artists (and/or small collaborations) and will take place over 2 sessions. Artists need to have a clear idea of the work they would like to produce.  Maximum of 6 artists.(£25 per person). There is an expectation you will develop your ideas further between the two sessions.

Jo is an experienced artist working in the public realm, she teaches work related practise locally at Reading College and is a core member of figure ground, an artist led organisation focused an artist development through collaboration and debate in the public realm.

Friday 3 July 10 – 2pm and Sunday 5 July 2 – 4pm

Venue 1, jelly Studios, Jacksons Corner

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Hosted by Alexandra, from Alexandra Vintage and Helen from All Vintaged Up, Step into Vintage will provide an informative and enjoyable evening for ladies interested in vintage fashion. The evening will test your vintage knowledge with a fashion quiz, learn about the benefits of vintage and how to integrate it into your wardrobe. There will also be the opportunity for some personal styling and shopping with 10% off anything purchased on the night, plus a glass of fizz and more!

£25, pre-booking essential at

Friday 3 July, 6.30-8.30pm

Venue 1, jelly Studios, Jacksons Corner


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Workshop: Building a Creative Website

Join visual artists Jared Williams and Katie Francis who will run a one-day session helping artists create their own website. Participants must bring a laptop with WIFI compatibility, any digital images & text (such as artist statement, cv, blog post ideas).

£32 per person. Website Hosting (Going live) is from £33 per year- will need to be covered by participants (This includes the domain name fee.)

Spaces are limited to 6 and pre-booking essential at

Saturday 4 July, 10 – 4.30pm

Venue 1, jelly Studios, Jacksons Corner


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Workshop: Jewellery Inspired by the river

Join 3-D designer Jessica Elliott to learn a variety of simple metal work techniques, such as wire and tube riveting, and experiment with paper to create a contemporary piece of mixed media jewellery. All materials included.

Adults 16+,

£30, for further information and to book, email

Saturday 4 July, 10.15 – 3.30pm

Venue 7: Reading Museum & Town Hall, Blagrave Street


Workshop: Willow Streamers

An opportunity to make Willow Streamers ready for the Beat the Street Party starting at 12 noon. FREE

Saturday 4 July, 11-12.30pm

Venue 1, jelly Studios, Jacksons Corner