This year’s outdoor programme of popular walks and sketching tours is set out below. The walks will combine visits to artists’ studios with en-route insights into the landscape and history, which inspire many of our artists. Instruction is given on sketching walks, which are therefore suitable for both beginners and the experienced
TOUR 1: SATURDAY 1 APRIL 2023: A creative writing walk drawing inspiration from the surrounding land, sea and post-industrial landscapes led by Wil Stewart commencing at The Holyhead Breakwater Park.
TOUR 2: SUNDAY 2 APRIL 2023: An outdoor sketching, and wildlife ramble around the Holyhead Marina area with artist Christine Garwood and Guide Caroline Bateson commencing at the carpark above the Holyhead Sailing Club.
TOUR 3: FRIDAY 7 APRIL 2023: A studio and landscape walk with Walk Leader Kath Thomas commencing at Penmon Priory carpark, and linking the nearby artists’ studios.
TOUR 4: SATURDAY 8 APRIL 2023: A smart phone film making, and local interest walk to South Stack and back with film maker Angharad Parry and Walk Leader Kath Thomas commencing at the carpark above the Holyhead Sailing Club.
TOUR 5: MONDAY 10 APRIL 2023: A studio and landscape walk with Walk Leader Kath Thomas commencing at the Llangoed Village Centre carpark, and linking artists in the Llangoed area including Plas Bodfa.
TOUR 6: THURSDAY 13 APRIL 2023: Join storyteller Gillian Brownson for a walk down to Rocky Coast, and hear tales of mysterious mer creatures on the way! Commencing at 1030, 1230, and 1430 from the Breakwater Park lake.
TOUR 7: FRIDAY 14 APRIL 2022: A sketching, and wildlfe walk around Cemaes Bay with Guide Caroline Bateson commencing at the main Cemaes Harbour carpark.