Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Extra Santorini date added due to demand for Painting in Greece

Following the overwhelming interest in Roger Jones’ trip to the stunning Greek island of Santorini in September 2011 we have decided to add another date to the programme.

Places are already limited on Roger’s trip on the 27th September, so another holiday has been arranged for the week before – Tuesday 20th September for just £1289 per person.

If you would like more details, please have a look at our web page –
or call us in the office for more details.

Friday, 22 October 2010

Visit Christine Russell at her Set in Stone 2010 Studio Exhibition

Christine is holding a Studio Exhibition "Set in Stone 2010" at her studio in Stone, Gloucestershire from Saturday 13th – Sunday 28th November (Open daily 10 -4) 2010, why not pop along.

Located just off the A38 towards Gloucester (2 miles north of J14, M5). For more detailed directions look for `Russell Fine Art Services' on Google Maps.

A small selection of pictures can be viewed on Christine's website and are available for purchase prior to the exhibition.

For details please contact: Christine or Claire Russell. The Laurels Studio, Stone, Nr. Berkeley, Gloucestershire, GL13 9LD. Tel: 01454 269268 or Email:

Thursday, 21 October 2010

Come and Meet New Tutors, Fiona Peart & Terry Harrison at Art Materials Live, at NEC Birmingham

Two of our new Painting Tutors, Terry Harrison and Fiona Peart will be demonstrating and exhibiting at this years' Art Materials Live, at the Birmingham NEC on 4-7th November, why not pop along and meet them. Hall 20 Stand P19.

Terry and Fiona will be running two holidays for us in 2011 -

15 May 2011 – Taroudant & 10 September 2011 - Tuscany

Both trips are 7 nights in duration and the price of the holidays includes tuition, accommodation, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Terry will be teaching beginners whilst Fiona will be tutoring with all levels.

If you buy a ticket for the Art Materials Live show, you automatically get free entrance to the Hobby Crafts and Crafts & Gifts for Xmas Shows that are taking place at the same time. For full details visit

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

The 2011 brochure hits the printers!

Our eagerly anticipated 2011 brochure is now at the printers and should be winging its way to you at the beginning of next week!

Some holidays like Roger Jones’ trip to Santorini on 27th September is already filling up and places are now limited, so if there is something that takes your fancy why not provisionally hold a space now to avoid disappointment

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Love show tunes ? Then join Juliet Arthur singing the classics in Gozo

New for 2011 we are introducing a singing trip to Gozo where the songs that are sung will all be show tune classics. (19th June for seven nights)

Whether you love Mamma Mia, are mad about Phantom or think Chicago is Wicked ! this could be the holiday for you.

Based in a beautiful hotel right on the water's edge, on the stunning and quiet Island of Gozo you will be part of a group that may just have a "Jolly Holiday" (Mary Poppins)

For more details of all our singing holidays, follow the link below

Come visit us at the Country Living Christmas Fair - 10-14th November, London !

We will be attending this years Country Living Christmas Fair, from 10-14th November, at the Business Design Centre, London, so if you are looking for an unusual Christmas present or want a fabulous day out, why not pop along and see us.

We will be on stand P97 on the Mezzanine level, whilst our very own Paul Sansome will have his own stand exhibiting some of his amazing photographs.

Opening times of the Fair are:

Wednesday 10th November - 10am - 6pm (then 6.30pm - 9pm Gala evening)

Thursday 11th November - 10am - 6pm

Friday 12th November - 9.30am - 6pm

Saturday 13th November - 9.30am - 6pm

Sunday 14th November - 10am - 3pm

For more details including ticket prices please visit, or call the ticket hotline on 0844 848 0152

Our 2011 Brochure is on its way and here's a sneeky peek at the cover !

John is in the final stages now of completing the brochure and it should be available for the end of October.

Some of the new holidays are already live on our website but here's a sneeky peek at this years brochure cover !