19 Feb 2020

Spanish for Complete Beginners

We have a new weekly Spanish class starting on Monday 16th March for complete beginners. Learn the basics in time for your summer holiday! ☀️
Your first session is completely free so you can decide if it’s right for you. After that it’s £7.50 a week, or £40 for 6 weeks if you pay in advance.
If you’re interested, please call 01376 323280 or email to arrange your free taster session.

15 Jan 2020

Open Art 2020

The Braintree Open Art Exhibition 2020 will be from Saturday 22nd to Monday 31st August, with submissions taken on the week beginning 10th August. If you’d like to be kept informed you can join our art mailing list here:
If you need something to get your creative juices flowing, David Pasfield (one of the prize winners at the 2019 Open) is holding some acrylic and mixed media workshops over the next couple of months. Details and booking here:

18 Dec 2019

Board Games Café Coming Soon


For all ages – come along and have a nice warm drink, socialise with new people and play a selection of board games! We’re hoping to trial the idea on a day in February.

If you’d be interested please get in touch for more information or to be added to the waiting list.

07 Dec 2019
02 Dec 2019
15 Nov 2019

Public Art Directory

The Public Art Directory is now back online! It catalogues many public artworks around the Braintree District, and was originally researched and created by Braintree District Arts back in 2010-11. It is now in the care of Braintree Community Centre, and can be found on our Facebook page, and at the Arts hub here on the website:

24 Oct 2019

Open Art Gallery

The Braintree Open Art Gallery 2019 is now online! Find it on our Facebook page or on our Arts hub.

You can see all of the artworks that were a part of the Braintree Open Art Exhibition 2019, which ran from 19th to 20th October. Congratulations to all of the artists, and thank you for taking part!

The exhibition was hosted by Braintree Community Centre and sponsored by George Yard Shopping Centre, Braintree Against Retail and Business Crime Group, and Braintree Shopmobility.

The Open Art Gallery for the 2017 Exhibition, as well as the Braintree Public Art Directory will also be returning soon.

The next Open is planned for August 2020 – stay tuned!

22 Oct 2019

Open 2019 Prize Winners

Congratulations to all of the prize winners at the 2019 Open. 🏅
Don’t be disheartened if you didn’t win a prize – as we all know, art is subjective, and another year with a different group of judges you could win – so please enter again next time!
The online gallery showcasing all of the artworks will be here by the end of the week. 👀

Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2

20 Oct 2019
14 Oct 2019
© 2019 Braintree & Bocking Community Association.
back to top