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.

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

  • Wednesday Course 6 weeks starting 9 January 2019:
    • Level Two and above 11.30 – 13.30 (peacocks and peony)
  • Friday Course 6 weeks starting 11 January 2019:
    • Beginners 11.30 – 13.30 (lotus & fish)
  • One-day Calligraphy Sunday 9 December:
    • Beginners Level 10:30 am – 13:00 pm
    •  Intermediate Level 14:00 pm – 16:30 pm

CBPS member teacher Peng Su: Work shop group at The Art and Frame Centre at Kelly Bray, Callington (close to the Devon and Cornwall county border) meets on 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 is starting a new adult education class at King Charles Centre in Surbiton, Monday afternoons 15.00 – 17.00:  prospectus & booking. ; more details.  Spring term starts 14 January: new joiners welcome.


West Dean: Chinese brush painting 2-5 April 2019 with CBPS member teacher Maggie Cross

CBPS member Teacher Jane Dwight is not teaching at the moment.  www.janedwight.com
CBPS memberTeacher Pauline Molesworth teaches CBP at Dormansland, Nr Lingfield, Surrey; 1st Friday of every month.  Contact rogermolesworth

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 in 2018-2019.  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.  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 in 2019:


CBPS member teachers Paul Maslowski and Claire Seaton run monthly Saturday workshops for Leicestershire Traditional Chinese Brush Painters (LTCBP), open to all levels, at the University of Leicester Botanic Gardens, Leicester (map).

Claire also teaches CBP at Knuston Hall throughout the year on a residential or non-residential basis. Type Chinese in the search box. Next course: 13-15 Mar, 15-17 Mar 2019

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 is teaching:

    • Painting of the Song Dynasty at the Willow Gallery Oswestry, Wednesdays: 26 September,  3, 10 & 17 October, 10am to 1.30pm.  Please book through the Willow Gallery on 01691 657 575.
    • Beginners CBP at Westhope College, Craven Arms, Tuesday October 9th, 10.00 to 4.00pm, & follow-on course Saturday February 9th 2019.  Please book through the College on 01584 861 293.
Non-residential CBP Classes
Colleges with residential CBP courses