June 14, 2021

New Classes Starting Soon!

Our classes have started back, but are on a staggered start with some not returning until September. Do register your interest because classes are beginning to fill and first registered will be offered early chances to join in. Further classes are going to be added as they develop, so do keep an eye on the classes page!   We’re pleased to announce that we will have several new classes available as the Centre fully opens again over the next few weeks, including a new sewing group, watercolour painting, pilates, yoga, and Italian. The full list of what’s on offer can […]
February 14, 2021

Braintree Open Online Art Exhibition 2021

Happy Valentine’s Day! Welcome to our second online exhibition, coming to you virtually while we remain in lockdown. Thank you to all the artists who have taken part, familiar and new, for helping us put on a show twice as big as our first virtual exhibition last year. Over 100 artworks from Braintree and beyond! View the exhibition here on the website, or on Facebook.
December 17, 2020

Open Online Art Exhibition 2021 Submissions

The Braintree Open Online Art Exhibition is returning in 2021! Artists working in any media are welcomed and entries are completely FREE! Find out more and submit your work here: https://www.braintreecommunitycentre.org.uk/arts/open-art-online-2021-submissions/ Check out the 2020 Online Open here: https://www.braintreecommunitycentre.org.uk/arts/braintree-open-online-art-gallery-2020/
November 8, 2020

Virtual Craft Market

Announcing our first Virtual Craft Market! Please join the group and invite your friends: https://facebook.com/groups/virtualmarketbraintreecommunitycentre Browse and buy a range of handmade items and craft supplies from local independent sellers, over the weekend of Friday 11th to Sunday 13th December. If you’d be interested in selling at the market, all the information you need and an online application form can be found here: https://www.braintreecommunitycentre.org.uk/virtual-market/virtual-market-seller-application/
November 8, 2020

Braintree Rethink “Creative Minds” Exhibition

The Braintree Rethink Self-Help Art Group meet every Tuesday and provide help and support to all those with mental illness. “Creative Minds” is an exhibition celebrating their 12th Birthday – over those 12 years they have helped over 200 people! View the exhibition here on the website, or on Facebook.
October 5, 2020

Braintree Open Online Art Gallery 2020 Live!

We’re pleased to welcome you to the first Braintree Open Online Art Exhibition, with work submitted by artists in and around the Braintree area. We hope you enjoy it! The gallery can be found here on the website, or on our Facebook page. Thank you to all the artists who have shared their work with us and supported the Braintree Open Art Exhibition through these strange times. If you’d like to be kept informed of future events, you can subscribe to our art email list.
August 6, 2020

Braintree Open Online Submissions

As we were unable to go ahead with the planned exhibition this year, we are instead having our first online exhibition. The artworks will be displayed in an online gallery on our Facebook page and on the Arts Hub of our website. There are no entry fees or prizes, but we hope this will help tide our artists over to next year when we will hopefully be able to resume the usual annual “physical” exhibitions again, and will grant us the opportunity to see what everyone has been up to creatively over the past few months! Find out more and […]
January 15, 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: https://www.braintreecommunitycentre.org.uk/arts/ 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: https://www.braintreecommunitycentre.org.uk/events/
November 15, 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: https://www.braintreecommunitycentre.org.uk/arts/


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