Drawing for Mindfulness with Tea & Cake

Explore how drawing can encourage mindfulness and well-being at John Wesley’s New Room. Join Bristol artist Simon Tozer as he leads a relaxed and friendly workshop, followed by tea and cake.

During this experience, you will enjoy an afternoon of trying out simple drawing exercises, including some time in the tranquil 18th Century Chapel. This hidden gem is tucked away amidst the hustle and bustle of Bristol City Centre and offers a calming space to enjoy this creative workshop.

At the end of the workshop, you will be served tea and a delicious cake from the Chapel cafe.

Saturday 23 September, 2-4pm

Saturday 28 October, 10.30am-12.30pm

Saturday 25 November, 2-4pm

Tickets £35pp or £60 for two people/same session

Including all sketching materials.
Please inform us if you have any dietary requirements or access needs: education@newroombristol.org.uk

About the artist, Simon Tozer:

Simon studied painting at Portsmouth and printmaking at Chelsea College of Art, where he won the British Institution Fund Award. He remained in London after leaving university and worked as a scenic painter and muralist. He moved to Bristol in 2002 and works as a printmaker, illustrator and teacher of screen printing.

Simon’s work has been included in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, the National Open Art Competition and the RWA Autumn Open. His work is held in several public collections.

Find out more: simontozer.co.uk

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John Wesley's New Room

John Wesley’s New Room is a heritage site in the heart of Bristol. It houses a museum, library, café, events and hire space. It is home to the original 18th century chapel that started the Methodist movement.

It also houses an award-winning Café and a vast reference Library. John Wesley’s New Room hosts a range of art, music and family events and is also available to hire.

Explore the Museum of John & Charles Wesley’s life and work in Bristol.

John Wesley’s New Room is the oldest Methodist building in the world, located right in the heart of Bristol city centre. Founded in 1739 by John Wesley, the New Room became the cradle of the worldwide Methodist movement.

This is the place that completes the story of Bristol. This is the Room that changed the World.

It is a place where everyone is welcome to explore, step back, take time, reconnect and recharge.

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