Three courses at The Watermill at Posara still have availability this autumn, perfect for budding painters or writers of all levels. Taking place at a restored 17th century grain, chestnut and olive mill, each course is led by tutors who are experts in their field. The week-long courses include delightful accommodation, excursions and all meals. Food is a real highlight with meals at The Watermill using ingredients from the vegetable garden and local restaurants serving delicious Tuscan specialities.
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27 August – 3 September 2011
Get creative this August bank holiday on an inspiring watercolour course in Tuscany. Enjoy one-to-one tuition, delicious cuisine and a mid-week excursion to Lucca or the Cinque Terre. The week-long course is led by Danish watercolour artist Annelise Pio Hansen.
24 September – 1 October 2011
Always wanted to pen a novel and see your name in print? Author Jessica Hart who has written more than 55 best-selling Mills & Boon books, will lead an informative one-week course. Be inspired by your surroundings, from The Watermill’s riverside gardens, to the medieval walled-town of Fivizzano and theLunigiana hills.
1 October – 8 October 2011
Pick up new watercolour skills or perhaps uncover artistic talent you didn’t know you even had, on this week-long painting holiday in Tuscany. Ideal for artists of all levels (including beginners), the course will be led by the popular and award-winning Australian watercolour artist Charles Sluga. Away from your easel, feast on zucchini risotto, freshly-made pesto and home-made ice-cream from the local gelateria.
A week’s course costs from £1,116 pp (two sharing) including transfers (Pisa), all tuition, seven nights’ accommodation, pre-dinner aperitifs, all meals (including local restaurants), local travel and a visit to either the Cinque Terre or Lucca. £200 off for non-painting partners. Flights (Pisa) extra. Contact The Watermill atPosara on 020 7193 6246; www.watermill.net/painting-holidays or www.watermill.net/writing-holidays.
In 2012, 14 painting courses and three creative writing courses have been scheduled. All 2012 courses booked by 31 December 2011 will enjoy a £75 pp reduction in the price paid.
For further information contact The Watermill at Posara on (UK number) 020 7193 6246 ;www.watermill.net.