Book a Workshop

We currently run creative events all year,  in a range of art and craft subjects.   All our courses include materials, and are taught in a relaxed and informal style by creative professionals.   We run outdoor art sessions all year, weather permitting,  for all ages and abilities.  Choose from  OUTDOOR ART CLASSES (Watercolours or Drawing),  or INDOOR STUDIO  TIME  at Barnoon Workshop,


  • TELEPHONE:  Call or message  0790 0095203
  • EMAIL:  [email protected]
  • ONLINE Some events can be booked online (see event description)
  • IN PERSON - Barnoon Arts, Unit 6, Harbour Galleries, The Wharf, St.Ives TR26 1LF

SCHOOL VISITS & LARGE GROUPS - Please email us for enquiries.



  • Outdoor art classes are Suitable for adults and accompanied children of all ages - Choose from DRAW ST IVES / WATERCOLOUR ST IVES/ MIXED MEDIA SKETCHBOOK / see descriptions below
  • Max group size 10 (For larger group sizes / schools/ private parties please enquire)
  • Choose From Draw St Ives,  Watercolour or Mixed Media Sketchbook (see below)

Spend a lovely couple of hours,  on one of our fun and informal drawing and painting sessions., all  outdoors in stunning  St.Ives.  Each session is a stand alone class, ideal for all ages and abilities - from complete  beginners and above. In small groups, with plenty of individual help and advice on hand with the tutor.  

What We Provide : We provide all  materials you need including Drawing board, paper and drawing equiptment / use of paints/ brushes and palatte,    What You Need To Bring: Dress for the weather - with appropriate sun or rain protetction, as the whole session is outdoors.  In very bad weather we may have to cancel.

Draw St Ives!

  • Tuesday, Thursday  and Saturdays  / 10.30 - 12.00
  • £10 per person
  • Suitable For Adults and Children of All Ages
  • Meet at our Gallery Space, in  The Harbour Galleries, Wharf Road, St Ives TR26 1LF. 

Get to see St.Ives in a different light!   Join us for a fun and informal sketching session outdoors, with Tutor Pete Giles and leave with several  sketches of beautiful St.Ives.   There is help on hand with tips and techniques on capturing what you see  -  So whether you are a complete beginner to drawing - or have more experience  - these sessions are for you!   No need to bring anything as we provide use of all  materials ,    Booking required, free to reserve your place,  payment can be made on the day.   ONLINE EVENTBRIGHT BOOKING HERE     

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Watercolour St Ives

  • Mondays (10.30 - 12.15)  
  • from 2 May - October 2022 
  • £15 per person, inc materials.
  • Suitable for adults and children
  • Meet at our Gallery Space, in  The Harbour Galleries, Wharf Road, St Ives TR26 1LF. 


A stand alone, informal, outdoor watercolour class with Zoe Eaton.  Suitable for all ages, from complete beginnners and above, and accompanied children.    We choose a different spot at each session, within  a short walk from the Harbour Galleries,   and make several paintings  based on the theme and techniques of the session.  There's help and advice at each step of the way.  All materials are included. Leave with several watercolour paintings on a range of paper sizes.   The event is entirely outdoors, in very bad weather, we may have to cancel this event.

To book your space message us, and payment can be made on the day.

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Sketchbook St Ives!

  •  £20 per person (children aged 5 and under free)
  • 10.30 - 12.30
  • Every Friday until October
  • Suitable for all ages and abilities including complete beginners
  • Meet at Harbour Galleries, Wharf Road, St ives TR26 1LF 
  • Outdoor event, dress for the weather!


Fill a sketchbook with your creative images  and  drawings of St Ives. Ideal for all the family, from complete beginners and above.   Starting from Barnoon Arts in the Harbour Galleries, we take a short walk stopping to capture different views of this beautiful town . Our friendly and experienced tutors are on had with a range of drawing exercises and techniques to get you started.  Explore a variety of drawing materials which might include graphite, inks, collage and other mixed media.

This event is entirely outdoors, so dress for the weather  (in very bad weather, we may have to cancel this event).   All Materials provided including an A5 or A4 sketchbook to fill and keep.   Meet at the Harbour galleries, at 10.15 for a 10.30 start.       Booking recommended to ensure your place.  TO BOOK  free to reserve at  Eventbright HERE   (payment can be  made on the day by cash or card).

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Painting In The Landscape

  •  1.30  - 4.30 pm
  •  Thurs 22 September
  • £35  (accompanied children £20,  (aged 5 and under free)
  • Meet at Barnoon workshop, Clodgy View, st Ives TR26 1JG

Spend an afternoon immersed in the beautiful areas around St ives, painting 'Plein Air' and   create your own impression of the magnificent scenery - capturing the fleeting light, colours and textures .   There is help at each step of the way, with painting techniques, colour mixing, composition and   developing an expressive  approach,  with tutor Zoe Eaton.  We start with some initial sketches and then work on a small canvas (A4 or A3), using acrylic paints.  Leave with a painted canvas capturing your own interpretation of the scenery.

All materials are provided. -  Dress for the weather. Working entirely outside, weather permitting, in very bad weather we can make initial sketches and photos, and then work in the studio.  Start from Barnoon Workshop,  Barnoon carpark, Clodgy View, St Ives TR26 1JG.

To book, see top of page.

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