Weekly Events 2017

To book any of our courses contact The Cornish Riviera Box Office Tel 01726 879500, or online at http://www.crbo.co.uk/barnoon or message us.

This page shows details of our regular weekly events.  For details of workshops and events lick  September, or October, or an overall Calender view

DRAW ST. IVES!  Drawing Tours

11:00 - 12.30 am / £7.50 (under 5's go free).

Get to see St Ives in a different light with these artist led, themed outdoor drawing crawls. Each tour lasts for 90 minutes, giving you the opportunity to make a number of sketches on the theme of the day. Whether you are a complete novice or experienced artist, let us show you different aspects of this beautiful place to capture in drawings. Help is on hand for techniques and approaches to capturing what you see. Included is an eco A5 sketchbook for you to fill and keep.

No booking is needed, meet at Barnoon Workshop (weather permitting) at 11 am, and pay on the door. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear. We run these every week, throughout the summer.

Private tours can be arranged outside of these times.


TOUR & DRAW / Tues & Sat

An artist led tour around the towns art hot spots. Learn more about this fascinating 'art colony' and discover some hidden gems, with the opportunity to draw or take photos.


We will explore the pretty streets and alleyways of St Ives, taking in buildings of interest depending on our route.  Draw interesting architecture including fishing cottages, churches etc  

BY THE SEA / Thurs

Depending on our route that day we will be using quick gestural drawing techniques to capture figures on the beach, surfers and walkers or harbour views, sea life etc different varieties of seaweed, shells and more. Lovely for all ages.


We will take a walk to the coastal  path above Porthmeor Beach, and make studies of plants and flowers as they grow in their natural habitat. We will try and identify species that we draw, or just the dramatic panoramic scenery!.