Bookable Workshops

Bookable Workshops

These workshops are pre-booked online; any remaining tickets are available for sale from the Workshop Enquiries Desk.

Please note: It is important to arrive 5-minutes before the start of your workshop.

Calligraphy Workshop Area

Modern Nib Calligraphy Made Easy – Session 1

10.30am-11.30am EACH DAY

£15.00 per person, 20 places available

The pointed nib is an iconic calligraphy tool, so if you’re curious about using one, now’s your chance to just give it a go with this fun and informal beginners workshop! You’ll be guided through the basics of how to form letters and blend colours, so that you can produce your own beautiful calligaphic artwork from one of our unique templates.

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Modern Brush Calligraphy Made Easy – Session 1

12.00pm-13.00pm EACH DAY

£15.00 per person, 20 places available

Brush calligraphy is hugely popular because it’s so vibrant and accessible. This fabulous workshop will introduce you to different brush pens and show you how best to use them. You will learn the basic strokes, and how to turn them into letters. Lastly, using colours you’ll work on a beautiful template to create your own piece of calligraphic art!

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Modern Nib Calligraphy Made Easy – Session 2

13.30am-14.30am EACH DAY

£15.00 per person, 20 places available

The pointed nib is an iconic calligraphy tool, so if you’re curious about using one, now’s your chance to just give it a go with this fun and informal beginners workshop! You’ll be guided through the basics of how to form letters and blend colours, so that you can produce your own beautiful calligaphic artwork from one of our unique templates.

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Modern Brush Calligraphy Made Easy – Session 2

15.00pm-16.00pm EACH DAY

£15.00 per person, 20 places available

Brush calligraphy is hugely popular because it’s so vibrant and accessible. This fabulous workshop will introduce you to different brush pens and show you how best to use them. You will learn the basic strokes, and how to turn them into letters.. Lastly, using colours you’ll work on a beautiful template to create your own piece of calligraphic art!

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Creative Den

Silver Clay Flower Pendant with Tracey Spurgin

10.30am – 12.00pm DAILY

90-minute workshop – cost £22.00

Join silver clay jewellery artist, Tracey Spurgin, and make this wonderful pendant in silver clay. Tracey is one of the most established tutors in UK and is also a guest designer on Jewellery Maker TV. This pendant will make a wonderful keepsake or gift for a loved one. It’s a great way to start your journey using the amazing medium of silver clay.

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Needle Felt a Cute Sleeping Badger with Steffi Stern from The Makerss

12.15pm – 13.15pm THURSDAY ONLY

60-minute workshop – cost £12.00

Learn how to wrap wool around a pipe cleaner and build up layers to create the badger’s shape, plus how to make separate features to complete the project. Take home your finished badger along with your tools (needle and felting mat) and a set of instructions. Finished size approx. 15-20cm long. Suitable for total beginners as well as those who have already needle felted.

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Needle Felt a Sweet Blue Tit with Steffi Stern of The Makerss

12.15pm – 13.15pm FRIDAY ONLY

60-minute workshop – cost £12.00

Learn how to needle felt a basic shape, sculpt with wool and add features to complete your realistic blue tit for you to take home. You will also take home your tools (needle and felting mat) as well as a set of instructions. Workshop is suitable for total beginners as well as those who have already needle felted.

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NEEDLE FELT A BEAUTIFUL SPRING LANDSCAPE with Steffi Stern from The Makerss

12.15pm – 13.15pm SATURDAY ONLY

60-minute workshop – cost £12.00

Whether you see yourself as an artist or not this needle felted landscape picture is guaranteed to be a success. Learn how easy it is to needle felt wool down onto a piece of felt and create your own landscape, approximately 10×15 cm in size. You will take the finished picture home together with the tools (needle and felting mat) and instructions. Suitable for total beginners as well as those who have already needle felted.

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HOUSE ON A HILL with Rachael Singleton

1.30pm – 2.30pm DAILY

60-minute workshop – cost £12.00

Create a tiny landscape wrapping using Decovll, hand dyed tea bag paper and stitches.

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SIMPLE SCREEN PRINTING

2.45pm – 3.45pm DAILY

60-minute workshop – cost £12.00

Instantly create a stunning image and print onto fabric – it’s a technique you’ll be able to replicate at home. You’ll create a sample and a tote bag to take away. All materials provided.

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Stained Glass Studio

STAR BURST BUNTING

Tracey Quinn

Make your own beautiful, 10 panel stained glass bunting with added clear crystal beads. This workshop is designed for people wanting to work with Stained Glass as a hobby and no experience is necessary. We carefully support you through the process of cleaning, copper foiling and soldering your work. You will be able to hang your bunting either indoors or outside in the garden. Children between 12 – 16yrs are welcome to participate, as long as they are accompanied by a paying adult who is fully responsible for their Health & Safety and supervision.

75-minute workshop – £30.00 / 10.15am – 11.30am / 20 places

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TUG BOAT SAM

Tracey Quinn

In Tugboat Sam we have used special enamels, which have been kiln fired onto your glass giving a colourful design. When completed, your work is seated on the wood base to display in your home. This workshop is designed for people wanting to work with Stained Glass as a hobby and no experience is necessary. We carefully support you through the process of cleaning, copper foiling and soldering your work. Children between 12 – 16yrs are welcome to participate, as long as they are accompanied by a paying adult who is fully responsible for their Health & Safety and supervision.

75-minute workshop – £30.00 / 11.45am – 1.00am / 20 places

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Fish Bones

Tracey Quinn

Make your own Fish Bone sun display! This design adds a bit of fun into working with stained glass. Your glass “bones” have been cut and fired in a kiln to seal the painted enamels permanently onto the glass and the final work will be seated onto a wood display stand. This workshop is designed for people wanting to work with Stained Glass as a hobby and no experience is necessary. We carefully support you through the process of cleaning, copper foiling and soldering your work. Children between 12 – 16yrs are welcome to participate, as long as they are accompanied by a paying adult who is fully responsible for their Health & Safety and supervision.

75-minute workshop – £30.00 / 1.30pm – 2.45pm / 20 places

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Lighthouse Tides

Tracey Quinn

This tall lighthouse is designed to reflect the timeless consistency of our shores… Tracey remembers seeing a lighthouse for the first time and that first impression has always stuck with her – the size and strength of the building. This design reflects that first view! When completed, your work is seated on the wood base to display in your home. This workshop is designed for people wanting to work with Stained Glass as a hobby and no experience is necessary. We carefully support you through the process of cleaning, copper foiling and soldering your work. Children between 12 – 16yrs are welcome to participate, as long as they are accompanied by a paying adult who is fully responsible for their Health & Safety and supervision.

75-minute workshop – £30.00 / 3.00pm – 4.15pm / 20 places

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Cocoon&me Workshops ZG18

ARM KNITTING WITH COCOON&ME

Come along to this 2 hour workshop and be guided through the art of arm knitting. Paula from Cocoon&Me will teach you the process of knitting your blanket and will be on hand as you work on your masterpiece using vegan friendly giant yarn. Walk away with your very own unique chunky knit blanket, in a SELECTION OF COLOURS.

The size of the finished blanket will be approximately 95cm x 145cm, you will be contacted to choose your colour once booked. These blankets are really on trend and look great in any interior. Either make as a gift or treat yourself to a contemporary blanket made by you!

Friday 31st Jan @ 10:30am – 12.30pm or 13:30pm – 15:30pm | 2-hour workshop | £59 | 12 spaces

Book 10.30am Book 1:30pm

Macramé Knotting Masterclass

We will guide you through basic knots to enable you to feel you have the skills required to create your own designs at home. Get started at the show and take home your knots with you as a reminder of what you have learnt. Once you have mastered these basic knots you will be able to browse beautiful yarns, designs & projects, from plant hangers, dog leads, bags to wall hangings, all handmade by you! You will receive a 10% discount to redeem on the day of the workshop, on all products ranging from macrame & crochet yarns to instructions & kits!

This workshop is designed for beginners | 90 minute workshop | £15 | 10 spaces

Thursday 30th Jan @ 11am or 2pm

Saturday 1st Feb @ 11am or 2pm

 

Book 11am Book 2pm