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Stitched calligraphy. Art by Rosalind Wyatt.

02 MarMeet Art in Action artist… Rosalind Wyatt


You may know Rosalind from her recent work exploring ‘writing with a needle’ copying the handwriting of a letter into stitch. Her…

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12 FebUcare – Our Charity Partner for 2016

This year Art in Action is supporting Ucare, the urology cancer charity. Ucare is a local charity based in Headington’s Churchill…

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29 JanMeet the Artists



Dear Friends, I can report from Art in Action HQ that we now have early bird tickets available for this years…

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14 JanHappy New Year – it’s Our 40th!

With Christmas and New Year celebrations now behind us Art in Action may seem a long way off.  But with seven…

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Course 10

14 JanArt in Action Summer School

The new programme of courses for 2016 is now available covering Drawing, Painting, Calligraphy and Textiles. Subjects include Portrait, Watercolour, Mixed…

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Art in Action 2015

15 Oct2015 Guest Speaker Satish Kumar : Truth, Goodness and Beauty.

We were delighted to host Satish Kumar at our 2015 event. A former monk and long-term peace and environment activist, Satish…

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26 JunMeet our Organiser Simon Buchanan.

Simon Buchanan cuts a boyish figure considering the responsibilities he takes on. Recently appointed the steward of the Waterperry Estate as…

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18 MayWhat do you mean by Embroidery? I’ll show you…

The Diana Springall Collection. As craftsmen we are aware that the fine art world regards crafts as lower in artistic importance;…

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