Take part in Art with Workshops and Art Holidays in Suffolk, throughout the UK, in Europe & Worldwide at superb locations, create your own celebration

 paintings or commission Richard for special occasions

Experienced tutor

Celebration Art...    & Art Afloat... 2016/17         

 Renowned International and "Around Britain" artist Richard Nichols, offers a host of unique opportunities to bring out or develop your creativity in small, friendly groups at a host of indoor and en plein air locations throughout the year

Commission your own unique painting or "Take part in art" with Suffolk Workshops, UK Holidays and Worldwide "Art-Afloat" specials on the smaller select ships

"Commissions" of SPECIAL PLACES... Richard will draw and paint all manner of subjects to create your very own work of art

"Wonders of Watercolour " ART WORKSHOPS... Fun and friendly sessions with tips and techniques to develop individual styles for all abilities with this caring and highly respected artist


"Draw on Inspiration" WORKSHOPS... if you wish to try some simple drawing or develop sketching skills these sessions contain tips and techniques to help individual styles for all abilities with this caring and highly respected artist

"Group Workshops" with your own Club or Friends, one-to-one tuition and Team Building for companies also available at a venue tailored to suit your requirements

To discuss details for that PAINTING or SKETCH or to BOOK a place please email richardnichols@suffolkonline.net  or phone 01728 663722


    Special luxury "ART-AFLOAT" Holidays...

Now BOOKING... Luxurious French Hotel Barges, Modern Tall Sailing Ships, Small Cruise Ships to Ancient Sites & Glorious European River Boats

  Fine food, wines, accommodation ...and service

Latest editions to the "Art-Afloat" series with superb itineraries and locations:


Beautiful Burgundy, also rivers Rhone and Soane, French & Italian & Rivieras

Canaries, Spanish & Greek Islands, Athens to Istanbul...

cruising Caribbean islands Barbados to Panama plus "Cuba Fantastica" stay & cruise

Spaces on the above holidays are limited to on the Barges, with 12-15 on the Ocean going Ships and include art equipment, tips & techniques, tuition on board and ashore

at wonderful locations to suit all abilities - all dovetailed into the vessel's schedules and excursions

tbc  More exciting dates for 2017 and beyond.


SPECIALS We are happy to help organise your own dates and itineraries for Groups large or small

For RESERVATIONS and enquiries or to join our Provisional List

phone 01728 663722

or email richardnichols@suffolkonline.net 



UK Holidays... 2015/16

"ART-AFLOAT" Day trips on Splendid Suffolk Estuaries

BREAKS of 2, 3, 4, 5 Days based at lovely locations

Examples of regular sessions at carefully chosen Suffolk venues where participants are encouraged to sketch and paint whilst exploring Coast & Countryside:                    

"Capturing the Castle" at Framlingham or Orford "Coastal Suffolk" featuring lovely venues such as Southwold, Dunwich, Aldeburgh "Escape to Estuaries" in Snape, Iken, Woodbridge, Waldringfield... "Paint your favourite Plants" at specialist Nurseries "Historic Places"  Flatford, Dedham, Lavenham

and more... please ask



Option B - SPECIAL CELEBRATION artwork commissions and Painting Parties for your choice of subject or your group venue/one to one

Option C - The "AROUND BRITAIN" Watercolour Collection to be part of a unique series of paintings to represent the year ...your special date and venue


All abilities welcome and materials can be supplied ...other venues & specific dates can be arranged for YOUR group or on a ONE-to-ONE basis at these and other venues

...please call 01728 663722 or email richardnichols@suffolkonline.net to ask more details or to Book your place(s)


UNIQUE Art Afloat specials...

"Art-Afloat" UK specials with Richard on the beautiful Suffolk estuaries Alde & Ore, Deben, Norfolk Broads ...and in the Mediterranean & Caribbean

Superb opportunities to combine art with a cruise

 Phone 01728 663722 or email richardnichols@suffolkonline.net for more detials


MAR - OCT  day sessions and short break holidays in wonderful Coastal Suffolk and other superb UK locations

Phone 01728 663722

Option A

Wide choice of tutored workshops...

Highly praised Professional Tuition and Art Workshops are always available indoors or at STUNNING LOCATIONS in small groups

 ...with patient, friendly, personal attention to developing those individual styles

Programmes for 2015/16

Features art days & holidays to follow the seasons throughout the year ...around Spectacular Suffolk and into Norfolk, the East of England and beyond with Art Walks & Workshops from £45 to £65 per person per day, plus "Art Afloat" Cruise Specials in Europe and Worldwide...

Come along for a day or make it a holiday (B&B or DBB longer packages can be arranged)

Your own Specials...

Group Workshops with your own Club or Friends, one-to-one and Team Building for companies

                Please phone 01728 663722 or

email richardnichols@suffolkonline.net today to get onto POSTAL or EMAILING LIST


Option B

Special paintings for special occasions...

Your opportunity to buy an original painting or commission an individual work of art to celebrate a special personal or business event


click below for examples
Special Places

click below for examples
Business anniversaries
Staff Retirement
Special Promotions
Fund raising

* Personalised Greeting Cards


* Animal studies, horses, pets



* Fund Raising artwork


Option C

The Around Britain Watercolour Collection


Why not do something unique and Commission "Your very own Piece of History..."

An exclusive collection of 366 paintings depicting scenes in Britain to represent each day of the year as we progress into 21st century

Suffolk artist Richard John Nichols is offering everyone the unique opportunity to commission one of these paintings and be part of a special piece of history

Your favourite place - a local beauty spot, a memory from childhood, a connection with your first or current business premises, or simply somewhere with special associations can become part of this exclusive collection

Your specific date - can be allocated to this unique work of art

Your favourite time - of year, be it spring, summer, autumn, winter is incorporated to give an extra special feel to the completed piece


Click here for commissioning information



Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge (715mm x 535mm)

Levington Ship Inn

Celebration Art
Crownfield, Great Glemham, Saxmundham, Suffolk  IP17 2DH
email: richardnichols@suffolkonline.net
   phone: 01728 663722