CBP Courses

This page includes information on CBP courses and a list of colleges that have CBP courses (scroll to bottom of page).  See their websites for current course dates.  CBP courses may vary in date and may not be available every term, so CBPS cannot guarantee exactly what is on offer at any time.  CBPS is not responsible for the content of any of these sites.


CBPS member teacher William Cai has a CBP class at Charing Cross Library Saturdays, 11am to 1pm.  To join, please contact Charing Cross Library, email info@orientalgallery.co.uk or phone 07956 227 997

Xiaolan Gu teaches at Hampstead School of Art.    Summer term starts 29 April, morning & afternoon classes.

Guanghwa Bookshop Chinese painting courses.  They provide the materials.  Contact them to book: Tel: 0207 437 3737, E-mailing info@guanghwa.com.

  • 6 weekly workshops at Beginner and Intermediate Levels starting Sunday 27 October.
  • 6 weekly workshops at Intermediate Levels starting Wednesday 6 November.
  • 6 weekly workshops at Intermediate Levels starting Friday 8 November.

The Princes School sometimes has CBP and calligraphy classes.

There are CBP teachers at the Sunny Arts Centre.


NEW workshops with CBPS member teacher Katrina Stephens, monthly at StableArt Bodmin.  Full class details and cost  on the Classes section of their website.  Also one to one and small group tuition and demonstrations at her new studio in Fowey: Blue Feather Studio, 9b South Street, Fowey, PL23  1AR .  Contact via her website.


CBPS member teacher Peng Su:

  • Regular Chinese Ink Painting Group in Exeter, St Sidwell Community Centre, Old Chapel, Monthly, every third Saturday 10am-1:30pm.  See  Baozhangbrush for details & contact.
  • Work shop group at The Art and Frame Centre at Kelly Bray, Callington (close to the Devon and Cornwall border), the first and third Thursday afternoon of each month from 1pm to 4pm.  Contact:  purpledragon@btinternet.com

CBPS member teacher Maggie Cross teaches at the Ammerdown Centre, Radstock, Bath.


CBPS member teacher Gwen Powell has monthly Saturday workshops in Surbiton, open to all levels.  Contact gwen@powell1098.freeserve.co.uk

CBPS member teacher Angela Reich has an adult education class in Surbiton, Monday afternoons 15.00 – 17.00: new joiners & beginners welcome.


CBPS member teacher Pauline Molesworth teaches CBP in Horsham.  Contact rogermolesworth

West Dean: Chinese brush paintingwith Julia Martin.


CBPS Member teacher Ann Fairchild teaches in Canterbury Adult Education.


CBPS member teacher Jean Turton has a regular workshop 2nd Saturday of the month at Church House, Caversham, 10am to 1pm.  jeanmturton@aol.com 


Missenden Abbey has CBP and calligraphy courses with CBPS Member teachers.  Book through Missenden School of the Creative Arts.


CBPS Teacher Marion Dearlove teaches at The Settlement, Letchworh.


CBPS Teacher Jane Evans teaches in October and March each year at Dedham Hall.  Next date 15 – 18 October 2019.  Book directly through sarton@dedhamhall.demon.co.uk

CBPS  member teacher Jane Evans teaches in Cambridge on Tuesdays, from late September,  10.30-12.30 &13.30 – 15.30.   Also occcasional themed day schools.  Contact  je@janeevans.co.uk

CBPS member teacher Jean Turton will be at Denman September 2019 Memories of Summer


CBPS member teachers Paul Maslowski and Claire Seaton form Double Happiness Studio MH. They run monthly Saturday workshops for Leicestershire Traditional Chinese Brush Painters (LTCBP), open to all levels, at the University of Leicester Botanic Gardens, Leicester (map) and are on Facebook.

Claire also teaches CBP at Knuston Hall throughout the year on a residential or non-residential basis. Type Chinese in the search box. 

Paul & Claire also teach around the country by invitation, having taught in Hampshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire & Warwickshire this year alone.  Please contact either of them by clicking on the links above.

New CBP group in Newark meets monthly in South Muskham village community room. For details contact Elaine Kimberley theromany11@gmail.com

CBPS member teacher Peter Millward is teaching at:

  • Nottingham Society of Artists studio on Friar Lane every Wednesday from 10.30 to 12.30
  • Wednesday nights in Toton Tesco near Beeston/Nottingham 7.00pm to 9.00pm all year round.

CBPS member teacher Leo Donaghy teaches at Westhope College, Craven Arms.

Non-residential CBP Classes
Colleges with residential CBP courses