Come along and discover what it’s like to be a mature learner at Northbrook MET, take part in free community workshops and see some of the amazing work our university-level students have achieved on their courses! Featuring prop-making, fine art, music production and performance art, this exhibition will give you an insight into the broad and colourful world of creative industries at the college and maybe even inspire you to get involved yourself. As our mature students will tell you, it’s never too late to learn!

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All events are free of charge.

Meet and chat to GBMET Students throughout the event as they take turns as Artists in Residence.

The exhibition is open daily 10.00 – 17.00 except Monday 24 Jan.

The group has asked that all visitors and participants to have received a negative lateral flow test result before attending.



Introduction to Model Making

Wednesday 19 January 2022 // 10.00 – 12.00

This has been postponed and will take place at Northbrook MET’s West Durrington Campus later in the year.

Led by a current prop making student, participants will learn how to make models featuring little doors and walls using coffee stirrers, match sticks and tongue depressors, and setting them in XPS foam.

In-person event by prior booking only – numbers limited 


Sketch a Day

Thursday 20 January 2022 // 10.00 – 11.00 // Limited to 5 spaces

This workshop provides an introduction to the exciting world of sketchbook using mixed media with our Fine Art students.

In-person event by prior booking only – numbers limited.

Book here.



Saturday 22 January 2022 // 10.00 – 11.30 // Limited to 5 spaces

Come and delve into the world of monoprinting with our degree-level Fine Art students! Participants will print leaves and other objects and will have the opportunity to either display their work, or take it home with them that day.

This is an open workshop, come anytime between 10am and 11.30am; no pre-booking necessary.



Aspects of Drawing

Wednesday 26 January 2022 // 10.00 – 11.30 // Limited to 5 spaces

Participants can come along any time between 10 and 11.30am to explore different aspects of drawing, such as continuous line drawing, blind drawing and self portrait with our degree-level fine art students. There will be examples on display, and completed work can be added to the exhibition, or taken home on the day.

This is an open workshop, no pre-booking necessary.