Here are the workshops we have coming up this summer – please click the images for more information!

Your Community in Braintree

As a Centre, we aim to improve the condition and quality of life of those living in the district through the provision of facilities at the Centre for education, recreation and leisure time activities.

BBCA Classes

Weekly Classes

We offer weekly classes in a range of subjects from arts and crafts to languages, all with experienced tutors in a friendly atmosphere. We always welcome new students!

Room Hire

We have a variety of rooms available for hire, so whether you need to hold a group meeting for 70 people or a children’s birthday party, just the once or every week all year, we can help.


Get your copy of Braintree Community Art Group’s “Art à la Carte” cookbook or a Braintree District Arts Sketchbook here!

Upcoming Events

Why not come and join us for one of our featured classes and workshops

Spider's Web: Machine Embroidery


Create a unique lace sample by experimenting with the automatic stitches on your sewing machine and working on water soluble film.

  • Suitable for any skill level: beginners and improvers welcome.
  • This is part of a series of Machine Embroidery classes with Maggie Harling.
  • Discounts and free gifts available when booking several classes in the series!

£35 / per person

Book now

Butterfly: Hand Embroidery


A butterfly provides the design inspiration, which working with threads, fabrics, bondaweb and wire, will take you on a journey to create your own unique sample of textile art.

  • Suitable for any skill level: beginners and improvers welcome.
  • Receive a special discounted price if you also book any two of Maggie Harling’s machine embroidery classes!

£35 / per person

Book now

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Community Partners

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