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Rogers Tours first ever Art Trip

Ref ART0108 - £595 per person, half-board, including tuition, sharing.

Minimum number of passengers 6 - 20th to the 25th March 2008

Our base at "Bokonneg" is in the heart of Brittanny and is attractive as a painting subject in itself; the site offers an open sided barn in which to work up paintings in shelter, superbly decorated rooms, and a communal kitchen area ; we will have a sectioned trailer to enable everyone to bring as much art material as they want separate from luggage, so we should be able to cope with oil painters as well as watercolourists - but no warranty is implied against bumpy roads


Our intimate group shall be no more than 6, sharing rooms. We're offering Thursday 20th March overnight sailing from Portsmouth to St Malo with shared cabins. We'll do a walking tour on arrival and sketching time on to our base Good Friday pm; - Saturday visit and painting, undercover open space - Sunday visits, possibly a "pardon" or Pont Aven. Easter Monday we may visit the Nantes Brest Canal for sketching or painting. Other possibilities are for painting at Concarneau and a visit to Sennelier at St Brieuc . Tuesday 25th we visit a local market am then off to Ferry for 1700 sailing from Caen Arrive UK 2230 ish at Portsmouth.

Our Tutor for this trip with U3A experience will be Clifford Platt from Spetisbury in Dorset; after a career as a commercial artist, Cliff is now concentrating on landscapes buildings and nature work - mostly watercolour with some mixed media, Half board ie breakfast and dinner to a set amount - get your own lunch - gives a price of 595 per person sharing.

Please visit Scenes of Gillingham at www.scenes-online.co.uk and the Art Studio in poole at http://www.dairyhouseantiques.co.uk/ kind supporters of this tour.

Do call us on 01202 622115

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