Front and side of Westcotes Studio

Bringing arts and crafts to your local neighbourhood

Deepwell Arts is delighted to have opened its doors at Westcotes Studio 54 in the heart of the West End of Leicester. Based in Westcotes Studio 54, on the ground floor of the building that is known locally as the former chemists’ or the estate agents, Deepwell Arts aims to bring new life to the area with a mix of arts and crafts workshops, drop-in sessions, occasional events and open studio times.

You are welcome to come and visit the studio any Wednesday and Thursday from 10 am to meet us and find out what is upcoming.

We have plans to host exhibitions and evening talks. Please do get in touch if you want to discuss an event or workshop you would be interested in offering under the banner of Deepwell Arts.

What’s on in our Leicester studio

The workshop list is growing, so do come back and discover new offerings!

Pre-booking is required for most events.

Next Tea, Cake and Make session, Thursday 6th June! Book your tickets now, or come down anytime between 2.30-5.30 pm to pay on the door at 54 Westcotes Drive to enjoy tea or fresh coffee with a slice of cake and a surprise make project

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Studio Time

Wednesdays in June

Progress independently with your own projects in a spacious and supportive environment.

Lunchtimes between 12 and 2pm

£15 (concession £9)

Pottery Essentials

Wednesdays 6-8pm:

15th May; 5 June; 12 June; 19 June

Learn about and practice simple techniques in hand-building with clay: coil, pinch & slab. Perfect wind-down after work! Book each session as you go. £20 (concession £12)

Getting started with Linoprinting

Tuesday 25th June, 6-8 PM

A friendly session enabling you to prepare and print your own designs in lino with expert tuition from print-maker Jo Shearer.

£30 (concession £25)

Sea Glass Creative Workshop

Thursday 13th June, 6-8pm

Tumbled, broken and washed up by the sea, glass and pottery will be key elements in creating your own beautiful piece of framed art.


Tapes and Texture Collagraphy

Tuesday 4th June 6-8 and Tuesday 11th June 6-8pm

Two sessions to prepare and print your own designs using collagraph (relief printing) technique with expert tuition from print-maker Jo Shearer.

£40 (concession £30); Combined ticket for both sessions £60

Expert Sessions – more to follow

Varied programme of print-making, painting & drawing, crafting with expert tutors

Wednesdays and Thursdays