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Bristol Drawing School Student Show

Thursday 29 May - Sunday 1 June
Thursday – Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 11am – 2.30pm / Free with RWA exhibition entry

This informal exhibition in the studio showcases the talent of Bristol Drawing School students. If you are considering enrolling for one of our course but not sure what to expect, then this show is a perfect way to see the type of techniques covered in each class.

To enter please download details here

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The Bristol Drawing School at the RWA

The Bristol Drawing School was started by Graham Woodruff and Carol Peace as a not for profit partnership in November 2007 with the aim of celebrating the importance and diversity of drawing. In September 2011 the school moved from the Paintworks to the Royal West of England Academy where we are continuing to offer a diverse range of courses and workshops.

As a student at the Bristol Drawing School you will benefit from access to the RWAs facilities including free entrance to exhibitions during courses and workshops, 10% discount in Papadeli’s onsite café, use of our stunning galleries to draw in and a chance to develop your skills at Bristol’s first art gallery.

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Booking Information

To book all courses or workshops please either book online at

Royal West of England Academy, Queen’s Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1PX

0117 973 5129 /

Bristol Drawing School moved to the RWA in September 2011. Offering one-off day, evening and weekend workshops, as well as longer 10-week courses, all aspects of drawing are taught:

Life drawing
Anatomical drawing
Botanical drawing
Landscape drawing
Experimental drawing
For more information on individual courses, prices and how to book, visit the Bristol Drawing School site or pick-up our new brochure at the RWA.