Unique Gift Ideas for a Creative Christmas

Discover ideal stocking fillers for your loved-ones, unique Secret Santa ideas or give the gift of experience with an art workshop. We’ve compiled the ultimate gift guide to make gift-giving easy this season.

Stocking Fillers

Geometric mugs by Oli Turnpenney

Browse the RBSA gallery shop for perfect gifts by designer-makers such as Oli Turnpenny’s digitally made geometric mugs, Rockcakes’ brooches, Timea Sido’s tealights and Chloe Redfern’s embroidered decorations. See more on our Instagram page.

Ceramic trinket boxes by Timea Sido


The RBSA gallery shop, located in the Jewellery Quarter, features collections by contemporary jewellery makers based locally and across the UK.

Find affordable pieces and extra-special luxury items.

Ring by Atypical Thing


Did you know you can buy and order prints by RBSA Members online? Choose from a range of affordable and original prints. UK Delivery included in the price. Buy prints here.

Linocut print by Peter Shread


For a unique and thoughtful gift, share a creative experience and book an art workshop. RBSA workshops are run by professional artists for all levels. To see the full list of workshops and for more information click here.

Creative Painting Taster – 1 day with Zarina Keyani RBSA Friend

Wed 19 February 2020

Experiment with colour and expressive painting techniques to create beautiful artwork in a variety of paints and mediums. Ideal for beginners and intermediates.


Painting by Zarina Keyani

Screenprint with Hand-cut Stencils – 1 day with Karoline Rerrie

Mon 24 February 2020

Create hand-cut stencils from your own images, patterns or designs and screenprint onto paper to create a unique edition of multicoloured prints. Suitable for beginners and those with some printing experience.


Screenprinting by Karoline Rerrie

The Art of Portrait Drawing – 2 days with Tina Willis-Jones

Wed 26 – Thurs 27 February 2020

Create a strong portrait with a good likeness. This workshop will be look at facial anatomy and how to combine this with measuring techniques to improve your portrait drawing skills. Suitable for all abilities.


Portrait by Tina Willis-Jones

To see the full list of workshops and for more information click here.

Friends of RBSA Membership

Friends Membership gives year-long events, opportunities and a network of new friends. You can buy in person at the RBSA Gallery or get in touch by phone or email. Find out more.

If you can’t decide, you can purchase a gift voucher which can be used in the gallery shop and for artworks, workshops and memberships. Buy gift vouchers here.

Visit Us

Entry to all RBSA exhibitions is free and many of the works on show are for sale. We recommend viewing in person before making a purchase, but you can view many current exhibitions online, with prices, at our main website.

We take a deposit or full payment at the gallery, and you can arrange to collect your work once the exhibition is over. If you can’t make it to an exhibition, call us on 0121 236 4353 or email rbsagallery@rbsa.org.uk.

Visit the RBSA Gallery soon and see what original art you could be taking home…

For more details on the events listed, and to find out about everything else going on at the RBSA, please take a look at the website.

By Magda Petford, Marketing Coordinator


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