A free watercolour portrait painting class is being held at Alton Library in the new year.

It will be staged on five Friday afternoons from 1.30pm until 3.30pm, starting on January 13 and ending on February 10.

Booking is essential and anyone interested should visit https://shop.hants.gov.uk/collections/library-courses to reserve a place.

Anyone who has problems booking online can call 023 9223 2957 or drop in to the library in Vicarage Hill, Alton, to speak to a member of the staff.