Class Room & Arts Lab

Hand-Coloured Japan 1870 - 1912

Exhibition Launch: Thursday 16th August at 17:30 to 21:00

Gallery Exhibit: Hand-Coloured Japan 1870 - 1912

Exhibition opens on Thursday 16th of August 17:30 - 21:00
Class Room is holding an exhibition of early examples of Japanese photography taken between 1870 and 1912. There are works in the exhibition by prominent Japanese photographers Tamamura Kōzaburō (1856—1923) and Ogawa Kazumasa (1860 –1929). The colouring of early photography first emerged in Europe in 1839, hand-colouring of photography gained considerable popularity in Japan in the 1860s.


Lessons on Planet Earth
Thursday 14th June 17:30–21:00

Elenor Sikorski presents a performance about an unhinged teacher, with an obsession for ants, teaches us some things about Planet Earth. There are some very interesting lessons to be learned, but the facts are hard to pin down amidst all the emotional tendencies, and the blinding realisation that we all die alone.

Film Screening & Talk
Cristiana Ilie
Thursday 28th June 17:30 - 20:00

12 July 17:30–21:00

In this new free course we will be creating a series of workshops that contain both activities and discussions that focus on a particular ideas or topic.

In this first lesson will be focused on thinking, discussing and exploring unlearning. This is free, but you will need to book, as there are only limited places.

Artist Talk
Dan Roach Thursday 26th July 17.30 - 20.00

The painter and printmaker Dan Roach will be giving a talk at Class Room

Crit Club

A crit is a common learning exercise used in Arts Higher Education which offers a student the opportunity to present their work to other students and discuss possible ways of progressing and developing work. We will send out an email soon with further details of the next crit club.

Art Zine

We are looking for people who may be interested in joining us create a new art zine, our first edition will be launched in August. Email if you are interested in helping create content (articles, interviews or reviews).


We are looking for people who may be interested in running a workshop, we can offer free space, there is a budget of £75 for materials and £200 that can either be spent on your time or the workshop.Please send workshop ideas to