Trees in the Landscape with Lionel Playford

Painting and Drawing on Location

Tuesday 15th August 2023 at 2:00 pm - Friday 18th at 2:00 pm

Nightingale Centre, Great Hucklow, Derbyshire SK17 8RH

Trees in the landscape with Lionel Playford - Painting and Drawing on location 

SORRY - SOLD OUT!  We do sometimes have last-minute cancellations so please do contact us if you would like to join our waiting list, thank you

New to Field Breaks Art, join artist Lionel Playford for an immersive break in beautiful Derbyshire, studying trees and woodlands on location.  Using mixed media, e.g. pastels, ink or paints, Lionel will demonstrate his method of working outdoors and in the studio.  Using the local surroundings you will make sketch studies to work from back in the studio.

Please note that as part of this course involves working outdoors, you will need to bring suitable footwear and clothing etc.

You may already know what medium you prefer to work in, however a suggested materials list will be forwarded before the start of the workshop for those who may like a little guidance.


Suitable for those who may already have a little painting and drawing experience.  Both residential and non-residential places are available. 

Painting will take place both in the studio and around the grounds and surroundings the Nightingale Centre, allwithin easy walking distance.

Arrive 2 pm on Tuesday 15th August, departing 2 pm Friday 18th August 2023. 


Your accommodation

The Nightingale Centre at Great Hucklow, near Tideswell in Derbyshire is a spacious, warm and friendly residential centre where you will have your own single-occupancy en-suite room.  Meals are set out in the communal restaurant area and the car park is  very close-to, with access ramp.  The teaching room is light, secure and surrounded by the wonderful Derbyshire countryside.  You can choose to stay non-residential if you live locally, or prefer your own choice of accommodation (Derbyshire is full of places to stay).  Non-painting partners are also welcome, please enquire for availability and pricing options.  Different dietary options are catered for, so please advise or ask when you book your place.  We hope that you will enjoy your stay!

Price Options:
Fully residential places @ £540 including refreshments, lunch and evening meal
Non-residential places @ £360 includes refreshments, lunch and evening meal
If you would like to drop in for just a day, please enquire for a price and availability to suit your requirements, thank you.

£80 deposit to secure booking (Please see How to Pay ) with balance fees payable 8 weeks prior to the start date.  Terms and Conditions apply.  You are strongly advised to take out relevant travel insurance before the start of the course.

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