“Fantastic day – lots of information given, friendly and willing to help and provide ideas. Enjoyed everything! Thw workshop was great, really enjoyable and the food was fantastic!”

– Natalie
Porcelain Tealight & Lanterns

“It's inspiring, encouraging and always very enjoyable.”

– Kelly Cooper
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events

“Tutor was really patient, helpful and enthusiastic.  The food was fantastic and it was a great opportunity to spend the day doing something you love.”

– Christine
Freehand Machine Embroidery

“It's like visiting family - always a lovely welcome with gorgeous food and you meet such lovely people while learning anew craft.”

– Brenda Skidmore
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events

“Scott is very enthusiastic and able to pass on the joy of watercolour. I enjoyed it all but liked learning more about how different colours worked.”

– Anonymous
Essential Watercolour

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

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

– Sue
Further Silverclay Techniques

Tags: Jewellery Making

“Claire is an amazing and inspirational tutor.  Enjoyed the whole day.”

– Rachael
Millinery

Tags: Heritage Crafts Millinery

“The tutor was very good and patient and very happy to share her knowledge and skills.  Enjoyed the whole day.”

– Kay
Papercutting

“The whole experience was great!”

– Mary
Silver Bands and Knot Rings

Tags: Jewellery Making

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

– Sue
Art for Starters

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“I am painting for for the first time in over 40 years and really enjoying the experience!”

– June
Essential Watercolour

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“Whitfield gave us lots of great information for a beginner – he is very interesting and knowledgable. Everything was very relaxed and friendly – we got lots of good advice and some wonderful locations”

– Jud
Landscape & Nature Photography

Tags: Photography

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

– Hilary
Sew Your Own Cushion Cover

Tags: Sewing & Textiles

“The whole day was fantastic. I wish I lived nearer and I would come more often.”

– Beryl
Townscapes in Watercolour

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“There was a good relaxed atmosphere and good humour in the group.  We had a lots of laughs whilst bashing metal and lunch was yum!”

– Stacey
Blacksmith for a day

Tags: Metal Working

“Running out of superlatives!”

– John
Basic Drawing

Tags: Painting & Drawing

“Everyone is so friendly and hospitable- it doesn't matter how much of a novice, you can always do the course.”

– Mary Hare
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events

“All processes were well explained. I appreciated the hand out and tips on where to buy equipment etc. I enjoyed learning something new at a pace I could cope with an a friendly environment.”

– Claudia
Printing Without A Press

Tags: Dyeing, Printing, Colouring Printmaking

“As usual, a wonderful day! Much better value than a day at a spa.

– Jan
Crocheted Wire and Beads

Tags: Jewellery Making Metal Working

“It was great to understand the construction of a garment. The workshop was excellent – better than I expected.”

– Karen
Introducing Pattern Cutting

Tags: Sewing & Textiles