National Trust Formby - meeting at St Lukes Church, Formby, L37 2DF

Date: 18th August

Time: 1pm - 3pm


Walking Art Workshops – Art along the Sefton Coast with Sarah Jane Richards

As part of our Gems in the Dune project join us and our community artist Sarah Jane Richards for this adult workshop which will explore the natural treasures of the Sefton Coast whilst creating acrylic landscape paintings of the dunes, flora, sky and sea.  Accompanied by Gem of the Dunes experts who will bring the dunes to life with their knowledge of flora and fauna working in partnership with  National Trust Formby. Led by artist Sarah Jane Richards this workshop is open to all abilities. A wonderful way to explore and capture the Sefton Coast

Painting paper, palettes, drawing boards, a selection of brushes and paints will be available. Please bring a water bottle. Alternatively feel free to bring your own materials and any equipment you would like to use – eg. easel, something to sit on.

This art activity is outside, so please check the weather and dress appropriately.


Location: National Trust Formby. Meeting Point – St Lukes Church, Formby, L37 2DF.

There is parking on the roads by St Lukes Church, alternatively please use public transport..


This workshop is free and places are limited  - please book via: email – Gems-in-the-Dunes@arc-trust.org or telephone: 01704 571575

Artwork will be kept after this workshop for a local exhibition and will then be available to pick up from the Ainsdale Discovery Centre – dates TBC.


1.00 – Meeting and intro to en Plein air painting

1.15-3.00 - Walking through the dunes creating paintings


This project is part of the Back from the Brink, a nationwide project saving England’s most endangered species from extinction and funded by The Heritage Lottery Funding. For more information visit https://naturebftb.co.uk/