Courses and Events

This page contains all the details of forth-coming events, exhibitions, courses and competitions.

2013 Course Dates

22 -29 Sept 2013


29 Sept - 6 Oct 2013

We are offering a very versatile one or two week break returning to HYDRA. We have repeated the popular offer to take advantage of one week either 22nd-29th September or 29th September-6th October, or, like many of our regular visitors, stay for both weeks and take advantage of this great financial offer.

The price includes flights, transfers, bed, breakfast and dinner. All you need to find is pocket money, drinks and any daytime snacks if you need them after the huge Greek dinners! One week is £1795 or two weeks is £2350 per person. Non painting partners welcome and no supplements for single travellers!

For details view the course description. For booking forms, visit Jenny Wheatley's website.


2014 Course Dates

20 – 28 March 2014.

From £2225 per person


Northbound on board Hurtigruten’s MS Nordnorge The iconic Norwegian coastline is an artist’s dream. You will be inspired by the beautiful fjords, 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the North Cape, the former Viking capital of Norway with its own 12th Century gothic cathedral, the Art Nouveau port of Ålesund, the idyllic Lofoten & Vesterålen Islands and so much more. Join Mike for a painting voyage of a lifetime – through the calm, sheltered waters of Norway’s shores, taking you closer to the country’s people, landscape and wildlife. Along with Mike’s guiding hand, you will also enjoy relaxing days, local cuisine and the warmth of like-minded adventurers as you keep a constant watch for the incredible sight of the ‘aurora borealis’. Unlock the wonders of the Arctic north with special shore excursions - a snowmobile safari in Lapland, a reindeer sleigh ride or thrill to the action of dog sledging on the island of Kvaløya.

Arranged in conjunction with Arena Travel. For more course details click here

Northern Lights

27 April -2 May 2014

£895 all inclusive

Borrowdale in the Lake District. Your chance to book and join Mike and Jenny as they return to one of their favourite painting venues and invite you to join them for 5 days in the beautiful surroundings of Derwent Water.

For details and booking forms, visit Jenny Wheatley's website.


18 – 25 May 2014

Price: TBA


Ronda! This fascinating Andalucian town offers a visual feast for the artist. The dramatic landscape with its gorges and rich honey coloured textures, grand panoramic views and intriguing architecture will be the basis for Mike to lead you through the basic tools of sketchbook work progressing towards more finished pieces.

Arranged in conjunction with Arena Travel. For more course details click here