The Loft

The Loft 

A space to meet, to learn, to participate, to create and be inspired.

Life Drawing Sessions

Mon 19 February-Wed 28 March (6 weeks) â€‹Mondays 6:30 - 8:30pm & Wednesdays 10am - 12noon 

An informal class of drawing the human form. A great way to learn and improve skills in a bright and comfortable setting. Please bring your own drawing materials. 
Rachel Cowell (Ginger moo) will be offering five Life Drawing sessions in The Loft focused on learning and experimenting with new materials and gaining more skills for people regardless of ability or previous experience. Ages 16+

£12 per session or £10 per session per half term. Book here 

Papercraft Workshops

Saturdays 17 March & 28 April, 1pm - 5pm

Come and join Natalie O’Shea to make a fabulous handmade greeting cards. If you thought you weren’t artistic, then Natalie will show you how easy it is to make personalised cards whether you think you are crafty or not. 4 hour sessions with all materials provided - however, please bring scissors, ruler, glue and a trimmer, if you have one.
£15 per session. Book here


Ukulele Lessons with Mark Orchin

Saturdays 17 & 24 March 

Learn the basics of the instrument, how to play in a group and have fun on Saturdays 9.45am (beginners),10.30am (continuing beginners), and 11.30 (improvers).
Our instructor, Mark Orchin, has a wealth of experience in teaching people of all ages and abilities as well as performing in bands including Touchstone.
Suitable ages 16+.

£7.50 per session. Book here

Six Grooves For Ukulele - Be Part Of It!

Tuesday 10 April, 7pm

Richard Durrant (ukulele virtuoso, composer and sometime producer of The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain) will prepare and rehearse a group of ukulele players to perform in the concert taking place on 21 April.

Cost: £35 per player which includes your concert ticket plus a Six Grooves Passport to perform at future performances worldwide (passport holders may need to buy a ticket for other performances). Find out more here

Harmonica Lessons

Sat 14 July 10am - 3pm

Have you ever thought about taking up the harmonica? Tutor Con O'Neill returns to The Hawth for another session of this popular one-day workshop. Covering the basics of tune playing, chord playing and blues improvisation, it is suitable for anyone new to the harmonica. You will need a 10-hole harmonica in C. For recommended models, or to buy one on the day, contact the tutor on 07481 903 127.
£30 per session. Book here


If you interested in running a class or hiring The Loft, please call 01293 859949

Find Us

The Hawth,
Hawth Avenue, Crawley
RH10 6YZ