“The tutor was very knowledgeable and gave very clear demonstrations.  I enjoyed the whole experience.”

– Lori
Freehand Machine Embroidery

“It was a very relaxing yet energetic day - just what I needed!”

– Derek
Woodturning using a Pole Lathe

Tags: Heritage Crafts Wood & Stone

“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

“Kate was very friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The food was great, the company was great – in fact the whole experience was great!”

– Karen
Homemade Natural Beauty Products

Tags: Festive, Fun or Foodie

“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

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

– Karen
Drum Lampshade Making

Tags: Creative Home

“What an amazing welcome, followed by yummy cakes and hot tea. Very friendly and open people. What a delight!”

– Polly Lord
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

“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

“I enjoyed being part of a small group and the relaxed atmosphere and was amazed how much I was able to complete in a day.”

– Claire
Fabric, Paper & Stitch

Tags: Dyeing, Printing, Colouring Paper-Based Creativity Sewing & Textiles

“Excellent teacher keeping everyone engaged & devoting time to all.  Great class, good camaraderie, excellent food.  Mostly a lovely day out with my daughter sharing our experience”

– Suzanne
Silver Bands and Knot Rings

Tags: Jewellery Making

“I always take home something I can enjoy and feel proud of, even though I don't feel very "arty". (lunch is great too!)”

– Peggy Branch
2017 Open Day

Tags: Special Events

“I most enjoyed the finished product – taking my bag home all completed!”

– Sarah
Making Felt Bags

Tags: Sewing & Textiles Wool & Felt

“Everyone friendly and supportive. feel OK about not being very good and there were techniques I could actually go home and reproduce. I am inspired to carry on and come back!!”

– Ann
Essential Watercolour

Tags: Painting & Drawing