Islamic Geometry Workshops

Harrow Arts Centre

Sundays, £22

11am to 2pm

 Classes should

resume this summer:

18 July 

15 August

Dates for 2021/22

to be announced


Why not make use of the the multi-buy options from the drop down menu?  4 sessions or places at a discounted price of £19 per workshop, £76. You may book any workshop date as long as space is available and if you can't make it, just give me more than 7 days notice and I can transfer to another workshop (as long as space is available). You can book for just yourself or come with a friend or two and share your multibuy workshop places. There is no expiry date on using up your dates either.

From Sept 2020, the number of particiants will be limited to allow us to be socially distant.

All are welcome, no experience is needed and all resources & materials are provided for attendees aged 14+.

Each session you will learn to construct a different Islamic Geometric pattern. Starting with a plain piece of paper, step by step we will draw layers of lines and circles using a compass and straight edge. From this underlying grid a pattern will emerge. We will outline, trace and transfer the pattern to watercolour paper, to be decorated using watercolour pencils & paints.


Monthly workshops allow you to work on your patterns further at home at an entirely leisurely pace. Step by step guides are emailed to you to accompany all patterns taught at the workshop. Therefore you can reconstruct the pattern, tile it or give it a woven effect. The pattern could be painted again and again trying out different colour schemes and materials. If your're not sure which resources to use at home, you get a chance to use them in the workshop. I also have a list of recommendations you can check out.


Book your place by choosing the appropriate month from the drop down menu and pressing the "Add to Cart" button.

Book multiple places in the "Your shopping cart" window that will follow.

Book multipe months, by returning back to this window by pressing the"Continue shopping" in the top right hand corner of your shopping cart.  Any problems, do get in touch.

All bookings receive a confirmation by email, please be sure to check your paypal account email address junk mail or spam folder.


If more than 14 days in advance of the workshop: A full refund or transfer to an equivalent workshop on an alternative date.

If 7 to 14 days in advance of the workshop: I can transfer your place to an equivalent workshop on an alternative date.

Less than 7 days in advance of the workshop:  I’m afraid I am unable to offer a refund nor transfer to an equivalent workshop on an alternative date.  I appreciate that sometimes unforeseen circumstances may mean that you can’t attend, so please do consider sending along a friend to take your place. I would need their name and contact details prior to the workshop.

Harrow Arts Centre, Uxbridge Road, Hatch End HA5 4EA

Easily accessible by car and is a 5 minute walk from Hatch End Overground Station.

PARKING: There is free level parking for 90 cars behind Harrow Arts Centre. Free overflow parking is available at the adjacent Morrisons car park.

BY TRAIN: London Overground Trains run directly from London Euston to Hatch End in 40 minutes, and the line directly links to Willesden Junction and Watford Junction.

BY UNDERGROUND: The nearest London Underground stations are Harrow on the Hill or Pinner (Metropolitan Line), Harrow & Wealdstone (Bakerloo Line), Stanmore (Jubilee Line)

BY BUS: The H14 and H12 stop directly outside Harrow Arts Centre.  The 182 stops at Oxhey Lane, a 4 minute walk away.

The workshops will take place inthe Art Block, a separate building to the main building. It's to your right as you walk or drive in to Harrow Arts Centre. The Turner room is on the ground floor, entry on the  side of the building closest to Morrisons.

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If you enjoy the free resources, any size donation welcome to help sustain my work!