“I learned so much about techniques and what flowers and foliage were useful. A lovely group and fun atmosphere.”

– Jenny
Flower Arranging

“Claire is friendly, yet professional, a highly skilled teacher – great communicator .”

– Hilary
Sew Your Own Cushion Cover

Tags: Sewing & Textiles

“Perfect – great company, fantastic facilities. It was great to be able to make professional looking items with all the materials and equipment available – didn’t want for anything.”

– Pauline
Willow Hedgerow Basket

Tags: Heritage Crafts Willow

“Jackie is an excellent motivator when the going gets tough. The course was long enough to be challenging and for difficulties to be overcome. A triumph!

– Fliss
Making a Stained Glass Panel

Tags: Glass & Mosaics Heritage Crafts

“Running out of superlatives!”

– John
Basic Drawing

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“The tutor was fantastic and loved the finished results and the alchemy of making beautiful jewellery!”

– Sue
Further Silverclay Techniques

Tags: Jewellery Making

“The feeling of achievement!”

– John
Townscapes in Watercolour

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“Really enjoyed having permission to spend a whole day doing something creative.  And the food was fantastic!”

– Caroline
Printing without a press

Tags: Printmaking

“Had a lot of fun learning a new skill and going home with my lovely finished lampshade.”

– Karen
Drum Lampshade Making

Tags: Creative Home

“Scott was so tolerant. The best thing was learning in such pleasant company.”

– Anonymous
Abstract Painting

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“The gradual building of ‘skills’ gave me a different perspective – not just paper but a potential picture”

– Susan
Introducing Papermaking

Tags: Paper-Based Creativity

“Charlotte was very friendly and reassuring when ‘problems’ with the pieces occurred! The best thing was spending time with my daughter and having a day to play!”

– Lynne
Porcelain Tealights

Tags: Creative Home Pottery & Ceramics

“Learning how to felt was great – as was the food!”

– Freya
Nuno Felt Scarves

Tags: Sewing & Textiles Wool & Felt

“It's good to learn interesting things, before and after the excellent lunches!”

– Anne Coulson
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events

“Michelle the tutor was welcoming, friendly and open to further explanation.  I loved the conviviality and my lunch was prepared and I didn't have to bring a pack up!”

– Margaret
Tin Cans to Treasure

Tags: Jewellery Making Metal Working

“Loved the chance to do something completely different, be creative and relax.”

– Sally
Tin Cans to Treasure

Tags: Jewellery Making Metal Working

“Encouraging in a genuinely helpful way – lunch was delicious!”

– Sue
Art for Starters

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“Very encouraging and helpful and a lovely calm way of teaching.  Loved creating my Hare and seeing him finished.”

– Julia
Willow Hares

Tags: Sculpture Willow

“It's better than a day at the spa!”

– Emma Smith
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events

“Jackie was very good at explaining. I had a brilliant time and fab food!”

– Anonymous
Making a Stained Glass Panel

Tags: Glass & Mosaics Heritage Crafts

“1. It's my therapy 2. It's my guilty pleasure 3. It's my sanity 4. It's wonderful in spite of Gaynor ;-O”

– Louise Curnin
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events