Capture the Spirit of Summer…through lens, artwork and dance

03rd July 2018

Looking for fun, creative ways to fill your time this summer holiday? Then book on to one of the many Community Arts activities on offer from the Council’s Leisure team. 

For photographers big and small, there are Picture This..! Photography Walks taking place in Chorleywood House Grounds, Leavesden Country Park, Oxhey Woods Sculpture Trail and Rickmansworth Aquadrome throughout July and August. 

The relaxed and friendly walks are suitable for families and people of all ages and ability levels. No specialist equipment is needed; just bring a digital camera, Smartphone or tablet and your imagination! 

 Taking guidance from professional photographer Pete Stevens, you can enjoy the surroundings whilst picking up handy tips on composition, resolution and how to use natural lighting.  

See your photos feature in an online gallery afterwards and be in with the chance of winning the 'best snap' competition! 

“We enjoyed this course so much we went back with the rest of the family another day!” Chorleywood House Grounds walk, 2017 

£3 per person, spaces are limited and can be booked online via 

For young people aged 11-16, the exciting Art Box sessions are a great way to brush up your skills, create artwork and have fun! 

Design and spray a canvas or t-shirt in Graffiti Art, experiment with bookbinding and portraiture in Mini Book Making and get ready to show off your moves in Jazz/Street Dance.  

Led by qualified industry professionals, the activities take place throughout August in Croxley Green, Chorleywood and Abbots Langley. 

“The boys really enjoyed the session & learnt a few more skills! Many thanks for organising it & I hope they can get involved with future creative activities you may put on.” The Art Box, 2016 

£5 per person, spaces are limited and can be booked online via