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This August, three Exeter arts venues; Exeter Phoenix, Positive Light Projects and Make Tank, are hosting Summer Art Camp, a programme of over 30 creative events in Exeter with something to offer for everyone – accessible to all ages, all abilities and all experiences.  

The programme includes a wide variety of workshops, film screenings, free events and creative social get-togethers. More events including music and cookery, still to be announced! 



Inspired By… @ Exeter Phoenix 

Why not take time out to cultivate your inner ‘staycation art student’ by learning something new, or brushing up on your existing skills, in one of our ‘Inspired By’ workshops, taking inspiration from artists’ unique approaches. 

Inspired by… Georgie O’Keefe | WED 03 Aug | 10:30am – 4pm 

Inspired by… The Impressionists | MON 08 Aug | 10:30am – 4pm 

Inspired by… Leonara Carrington | WED 10 Aug | 10:30am – 4pm 

Inspired by… Abstract Expressionists | MON 15 Aug | 10:30am – 4pm 

Inspired by… Hilma Af Klint | WED 17 Aug | 10:30am – 4pm 

Inspired by…  Eileen Agar | WED 24 Aug | 10:30am – 4pm 

Inspired by… Art of the Far East | THU 25 Aug | 10:30am – 4pm 

FREE! Sketch in the Park @ Northernhay Gardens 

Head outdoors to explore Northernhay and Rougemont Gardens for artistic inspiration. Work in watercolour and ink to create a series of your own sketches. Materials provided or bring along your own to work from. 

Sketch in the Park | TUE 09 Aug | 10:30am – 1pm 

Sketch in the Park | TUE 23 Aug | 10:30 – 1pm 

FREE! Studio Socials @ Exeter Phoenix 

You can share your own projects and connect with other creatives in a free Studio Social session led by artist Sophie Berger. 

Studio Social | TUE 02 Aug | 10:30 – 1pm 

Studio Social | TUE 16 Aug | 10:30am – 1pm 

Art for All Ages 

There is a huge range of family-friendly activity going on, from art classes in the studio to drop-in activities, competitions and all-round summer silliness! 

Your Face My Face | TUE 02 Aug | 2pm – 4pm | Exeter Phoenix 

Sculpt a Selfie | TUE 09 Aug | 2pm – 4pm | Exeter Phoenix 

FREE! Laura and Molly’s Summer Campout @ Positive Light Projects| SAT 13 Aug | 11am – 4pm 

Image from ‘Sculpt a Selfie’ Workshop for all ages. 


Positive Light Projects and Make Tank are independent local arts organisations, supported by Exeter Phoenix. Positive Light Projects focusses on creative community engagement and Make Tank provides an additional performance platform for the city alongside space to generate culture, making them the perfect partner venues for this activity. 

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