Are you interested in running a workshop?

During Wandsworth's Arts Fringe in June we will be having an affordable art show. We are inviting artists to register interest NOW for workshops you may like to hold during the show. 
To celebrate life being back to normal, we'd like this year's Fringe Exhibition to host a bevy of Workshops, to have Sprout abuzz with activity against the backdrop of works by our talented artists. But we need YOU to share your skills. Start thinking now of what you can share to folk of all ages! Please get in touch if you have an idea or suggestion for a workshop so we can begin to put a programme of activities together in good time to publicise them


Sprout HUB

Mondays 10am to 12 noon

HUB is where Artist Members gather in Sprout to exchange thoughts, ideas and practice in an informal setting. Please email Sprout for further details if you are interested in coming.






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Friday every month 7-9pm at Sprout Arts

Poetry dates: Friday | May 5 | July 7 | Sept 1 | Nov 3 2023

Playreading dates: Friday | April 7 | June 9 | August 4 | October 6 2023 


Two evening workshops share the First Friday slot from 7 pm to 9pm, each on alternate months.  
The poetry group meets in January March May July September and November, both in person and via zoom, to share poems. The only rule is that it should be a published poem by someone other than yourself. You can choose a poem from any time or place, let us know the title and author and translator in advance. Please note, if you want to share your own poetry work or read out your own poems, this is NOT the group for you.
The play-reading group meets in February April June August October and December in person at Sprout. We all take part and get to read a part. Texts are provided courtesy of the Inter-Library Loans Service so we all follow the same edition. 
Contributions on the night welcome, usually at least £2. Contact Sprout Arts for more details if you'd like to come along.

For poetry contact Valerie Taylor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For Playreading contact John Valentine at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


“We don’t read poems because, like bran flakes, they’re good for us; we read them because we love them – and if you haven’t found a poem you really love, keep looking and I am sure you will.” Erica Wagner 




How to Repair your Clothes and Renew your Wardrobe with Nabila Waseem-Saeed

These workshops will return later this year

Cloth has value: let’s Recycle it! Come to these great FREE WORKSHOPS once a month on Tuesday evenings and get involved in the idea of repairing and reusing fabric you no longer wear.Bring something that needs repairing and learn how to fix it. Or bring something beyond repair and Nabila will demonstrate how to rethink and reuse it.

Book by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.