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An Introduction to Techniques for Line + Wash - Moved from 2020

An Introduction to Techniques for Line + Wash - Moved from 2020

Thu, 9 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Try your hand at "line and wash" - the creation of a pen and ink sketch tinted with a wash of coloured ink or watercolour - with artist John Harrison. You will start...

£85

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0 spaces available

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Experimental Stitch with Found Objects - Moved from 2020

Experimental Stitch with Found Objects - Moved from 2020

Thu, 9 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Taking an experimental approach with textile artist Alice Fox, you will explore different ways to incorporate a range of found objects into hand-stitched textile artwork. Find out about options such as wrapping, couching,...

£85

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A Contemporary Approach to Watercolour - Moved from 2020

A Contemporary Approach to Watercolour - Moved from 2020

Fri, 10 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Watercolour frequently suffers from an undeserved reputation as a pale, washed out medium. Contemporary watercolour artists, however, are exploring vibrant new ways of creating results rich in colour and texture, and this course...

£85

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Pattern Design - Unique Worktop Saver + Coasters - Moved from 2020

Pattern Design - Unique Worktop Saver + Coasters - Moved from 2020

Fri, 10 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile artist Georgia Wilkinson for an exciting day learning about repeat pattern design. Georgia will introduce you to the world of repeat patterns providing you with some of the core design principles...

£85

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Eco Printing Using Plant Materials - Moved from 2020

Eco Printing Using Plant Materials - Moved from 2020

Sat, 11 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile artist, Jane Hare, for a day of getting back to nature, eco printing using plant materials. Using leaves gathered from the garden or hedgerow, common vegetables and the power of steam,...

£85

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Lampshade Making Morning - Moved from 2020

Lampshade Making Morning - Moved from 2020

Sat, 11 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Spend a fun and relaxing morning with fabric designer Georgia Wilkinson and create a beautiful drum lampshade to take home. Choose from a selection of Georgia's unique and fun fabrics or even use...

£40

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Novice

-1 spaces available

Lampshade Making Afternoon - Moved from 2020

Lampshade Making Afternoon - Moved from 2020

Sat, 11 Sep 2021

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Spend a fun and relaxing afternoon with fabric designer Georgia Wilkinson and create a beautiful drum lampshade to take home. Choose from a selection of Georgia's unique and fun fabrics or even use...

£40

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Novice

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Art for Absolute Beginners - Moved from 2020

Art for Absolute Beginners - Moved from 2020

Sun, 12 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have you ever wondered where to begin? Here's your chance to have a go at art for starters. Get some gentle and fun guidance and try out materials such as watercolours, pastels, acrylics...

£85

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Novice

1 spaces available

Willow Sculpture - Chickens + Other Birds - Moved from 2020

Willow Sculpture - Chickens + Other Birds - Moved from 2020

Sun, 12 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In this intensive day spent with willow sculptor Jess Wilkinson you will pick up many of the techniques and tips to help you work with willow to plan and create a 3D sculpture....

£85

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Chicken Wire Sculpture - Hens + Ducks - Moved from 2020

Chicken Wire Sculpture - Hens + Ducks - Moved from 2020

Wed, 15 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chris Moss makes 3D open-wire pieces of sculpture, large and small. Learn from her how to use chicken wire to make your own chicken or duck suitable for inside or out. A bird...

£85

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Stone Carving - Green Man in High Relief - Moved from 2020

Stone Carving - Green Man in High Relief - Moved from 2020

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 - Fri, 17 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Whether you're trying your hand with a chisel on stone for the first time, or you already have some experience, join Gaynor for this 3 day workshop where you will develop your own...

£235

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Ruined Castles & Abbeys in Watercolour - Moved from 2020

Ruined Castles & Abbeys in Watercolour - Moved from 2020

Thu, 16 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Ian Scott Massie to explore the portrayal of romantic ruins in the landscape using watercolour. From Jervaulx Abbey, and Middleham Castle to the follies of Hackfall woods, inspiration is all around us...

£85

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Wise Owls in Needlefelt - Moved from 2020

Wise Owls in Needlefelt - Moved from 2020

Thu, 16 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Join needle felt maker Annis McGowan to create a beautiful wise owl. Whether you're new to needle felting or have done some before, this workshop will be suitable for you. You can express...

£85

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Coiled Baskets in Plant Fibre - Moved from 2020

Coiled Baskets in Plant Fibre - Moved from 2020

Fri, 17 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this one day workshop, Averil will help you explore the beauty and versatility of fibre basketry techniques to include coiled baskets made from pine needles, sedge and other decorative grasses. A coiled...

£85

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Peg Loom Weaving - Woven Cushion Cover Top - Moved from 2020

Peg Loom Weaving - Woven Cushion Cover Top - Moved from 2020

Fri, 17 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a wonderful day weaving your very own woven cushion cover top using a peg loom. This workshop is perfect for beginners and you will be supported as you create your...

£85

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Novice

2 spaces available

Beginners Silverclay Jewellery - Texture in Silver - Moved from 2020

Beginners Silverclay Jewellery - Texture in Silver - Moved from 2020

Sat, 18 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You will be guided through using precious metal clay to design and create a pendant or earrings, using a variety of textures to produce some stunning effects. You will go home with a...

£85

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Novice

-2 spaces available

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Ceramics - Creating Small Decorative Dishes - Moved from 2020

Ceramics - Creating Small Decorative Dishes - Moved from 2020

Sat, 18 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join ceramicist Charlotte Morrison and create small dishes for all those little needs! Learn how to use various ceramic decoration techniques - inlay, scraffitto, paper resist and much more. Find out the pros...

£85

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Acrylic Painting - An Approach to Abstracting a Landscape - Moved from 2020

Acrylic Painting - An Approach to Abstracting a Landscape - Moved from 2020

Sun, 19 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

If you like painting and pattern and would like to paint an abstract landscape but you're not quite sure how, this is the perfect workshop for you. Join artist Jane Burnley who will...

£85

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Blacksmithing - Sculptural Flowers for the Garden - Moved from 2020

Blacksmithing - Sculptural Flowers for the Garden - Moved from 2020

Sun, 19 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Forge your own gorgeous gifts on this hands-on day whether you are new to blacksmithing or want to try your hand at something different. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings forges and anvils and you...

£115

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Developing Line + Wash Techniques - Light + Shade - Moved from 2020

Developing Line + Wash Techniques - Light + Shade - Moved from 2020

Wed, 22 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join artist John Harrison for this workshop, intended to build on skills learned in his introductory Line + Wash skills workshops. Attendance on one of John's previous workshops is helpful but not essential...

£85

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Mastering Knife Skills in Wood– Spoon Carving - DATE MOVED

Mastering Knife Skills in Wood– Spoon Carving - DATE MOVED

Wed, 22 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Start knife carving in wood - it's amazing what you can do with just a small axe and a couple of knives. Working with green unseasoned wood you will learn to use really...

£85

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Novice

0 spaces available

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Printmaking - Introduction to Wildlife in Linocut - Moved from 2020

Printmaking - Introduction to Wildlife in Linocut - Moved from 2020

Thu, 23 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Linocut printmaking is a wonderful way of working without the need for a press and the graphic qualities of this relief print method make it a great medium for depicting the many gorgeous...

£85

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Screen Printing - Working in Multiple Layers - Moved from 2020

Screen Printing - Working in Multiple Layers - Moved from 2020

Thu, 23 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop is designed for those who have already attended a basic introductory workshop or who already have some experience of one colour screen printing. This workshop takes the process further, creating single...

£85

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Intermediate

2 spaces available

Sculpt a Head or Mask in Clay - Moved from 2020

Sculpt a Head or Mask in Clay - Moved from 2020

Fri, 24 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join ceramic sculptor Iris Wilkinson for this one day workshop where you will use clay modelling tools and techniques to sculpt a head in clay. Whether you model your head on someone you...

£85

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All Levels

-1 spaces available

Stained Glass Taster Day - Simple Leaded Glass Framed Mirror - Moved from 2020

Stained Glass Taster Day - Simple Leaded Glass Framed Mirror - Moved from 2020

Fri, 24 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

This is a one day taste of what it's like to work in leaded stained glass. If you've always fancied having a go but want to dip your toe in on a smaller...

£85

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All Levels

2 spaces available

NEW

Creative Combo - Cyanotype Print + Sew a Simple Cushion - Moved from 2020

Creative Combo - Cyanotype Print + Sew a Simple Cushion - Moved from 2020

Sat, 25 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fancy sewing something classic with a twist? Claire will guide you through the process of sewing a simple cushion - but with a unique printed fabric. Create your own cyanotype print for the...

£85

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Stained Glass - Creating a Glass Panel - Moved from 2020

Stained Glass - Creating a Glass Panel - Moved from 2020

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - Sun, 26 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Using light and colour to depict images and stories, stained glass has illuminated our lives for centuries. This two day workshop will enable you to create your own stained glass panel roughly the...

£170

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Machine Sewn Decorative Corded Bowls - Moved from 2020 Decorative

Machine Sewn Decorative Corded Bowls - Moved from 2020 Decorative

Sun, 26 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile artist Carol Coleman to make gorgeous multicoloured coiled vessels from scratch using your own sewing machine. You'll need to be familiar with your sewing machine and how to use zig-zag stitch...

£85

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Bookbinding - Make an "Open Spine" Book - Moved from 2020

Bookbinding - Make an "Open Spine" Book - Moved from 2020

Wed, 29 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kate Bowles makes handbound books using recycled papers and fabric. Join her to make your own simple open-spine book. During this one-day workshop you will be introduced to the heritage craft of bookbinding...

£85

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0 spaces available

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Highland Cattle in Watercolour - Step by Step - Moved from 2020

Highland Cattle in Watercolour - Step by Step - Moved from 2020

Wed, 29 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Find out how much enjoyment there is to be had from painting in watercolour with artist Alison Drake. Watercolour is the favoured medium of many leisure painters and this workshop will take you...

£85

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Novice

0 spaces available

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Feltmaking - All-in-One Shetland Felt Bag - Moved from 2020

Feltmaking - All-in-One Shetland Felt Bag - Moved from 2020

Thu, 30 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Using natural wool batts, learn how to create a bag on a simple resist using the wet felting process, shape an integrated handle and finish with a fastening. Your handfelted bag will ooze...

£85

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All Levels

2 spaces available

Pewtersmithing - Spoons - Moved from 2020

Pewtersmithing - Spoons - Moved from 2020

Thu, 30 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join pewtersmith Ella McIntosh for this great day using traditional metalwork techniques to create pewter spoons and scoops ideal for sugar, condiments or even your porridge! Perfect as a gift. During this day...

£85

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Pewtersmithing: Experimental Spoons with Found Objects - Moved from 2020

Pewtersmithing: Experimental Spoons with Found Objects - Moved from 2020

Fri, 1 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A fun day of pewtersmithing inspired by Ella's love of spoons and found material, this experimental spoons workshop will allow you to make adventurous pewter spoons. During this 1 day workshop you will...

£85

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0 spaces available

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Printmaking - Autumn Plants + Leaves in Monoprint ***EXTRA DATE***

Printmaking - Autumn Plants + Leaves in Monoprint ***EXTRA DATE***

Fri, 1 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Monoprintmaking is one of the most "painterly", spontaneous and exciting ways of making prints, with each print created being unique. Explore this wildly diverse print method with Hester Cox to guide you and...

£85

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Experimental Papermaking - Incorporating Plant Materials - Moved from 2020

Experimental Papermaking - Incorporating Plant Materials - Moved from 2020

Sat, 2 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This will be an experimental, fun and therapeutic day exploring the magical art of papermaking using pulps made from waste papers and plant materials. Papermaking artist Niki Hampson of Pulpitations will share her...

£85

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Stained Glass - Beautiful Copper Foil Leaf Decorations

Stained Glass - Beautiful Copper Foil Leaf Decorations

Sat, 2 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Everyone loves stained glass and the gorgeous effect of the light streaming through it. Well imagine being able to make your own gorgeous glass decorations to hang at the window or in front...

£85

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Photography - Landscape + Fungi at Druids Temple - Moved from 2020

Photography - Landscape + Fungi at Druids Temple - Moved from 2020

Sun, 3 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A day exploring the art of photography whilst exploring the unique beauty of Druids Temple set above Masham with professional nature photographer Whitfield Benson. Spend the day taking inspiration from the landscape, flora...

£85

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All Levels

2 spaces available

Woodworking + Wood Turning Using A Pole Lathe - Moved from 2020

Woodworking + Wood Turning Using A Pole Lathe - Moved from 2020

Sun, 3 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chris Helliwell specialises in the ancient art of bodging - green (unseasoned) woodworking techniques. Join him for a wonderful day learning pole lathe turning. You will use ancient woodworking tools and techniques including...

£95

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Novice

0 spaces available

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour morning sessions) - EXTRA SESSION

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour morning sessions) - EXTRA SESSION

Wed, 6 Oct 2021

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Dates: 6th, 13th & 20th October, 3rd, 10th & 17th November If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided by...

£160

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All Levels

5 spaces available

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour afternoon sessions) - Moved from 2020

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour afternoon sessions) - Moved from 2020

Wed, 6 Oct 2021

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dates: 6th, 13th & 20th October, 3rd, 10th & 17th November If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided by...

£160

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All Levels

1 spaces available

NEW

Feltmaking - Making, Working & Experimenting with Prefelts ( 6 x 3 hr afternoon sessions)  - Moved from 2020

Feltmaking - Making, Working & Experimenting with Prefelts ( 6 x 3 hr afternoon sessions) - Moved from 2020

Wed, 6 Oct 2021

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The course runs over 6 afternoon sessions - 6th, 13th & 20th October, 3rd, 10th & 17th November. Join feltmaker, Louise Curnin, and learn how to exploit techniques using prefelts in your work....

£160

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0 spaces available

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Loom Weaving - Herringbone Tweed - Moved from 2020

Loom Weaving - Herringbone Tweed - Moved from 2020

Thu, 7 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a wonderful day of weaving with Jan Beadle on a 4 shaft table loom. Whether you’re a beginner or already a weaver, this will be a lovely opportunity to experiment...

£85

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Printmaking - Introduction to Collagraph Techniques (3 day series) - Moved from 2020

Printmaking - Introduction to Collagraph Techniques (3 day series) - Moved from 2020

Thu, 7 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A three day series on the 7th, 14th & 21st October 2021 This 3 day series of consecutive Thursdays with Hester will give you a solid introduction to her favourite method of making...

£235

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Novice

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Botanical Drawing - Delights of Autumn

Botanical Drawing - Delights of Autumn

Fri, 8 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Experienced tutor and botanical artist, Sue Vize, will help you achieve more out of a coloured pencil than you thought possible! She will show you how to achieve depth of tone and colour...

£85

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Gorgeous Gluten Free Baking - Moved from 2020

Gorgeous Gluten Free Baking - Moved from 2020

Fri, 8 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Karen Selby runs Roots and Fruits Home Bakery near Pickering which specialises in gluten free cakes and bakes. She supplies ArtisOn with cakes that prove gluten free really can be gorgeous! For this...

£100

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0 spaces available

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Mosaics - Create Peacocks in Picassiette - Moved from 2020

Mosaics - Create Peacocks in Picassiette - Moved from 2020

Sat, 9 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Peacock is a stunningly beautiful bird of richly riotous colours, often symbolising eternal life, good luck and prosperity. Create your very own mosaic Peacock using a glorious variety of shimmering mirror /...

£85

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Stone Setting in Silver Jewellery - Moved from 2020

Stone Setting in Silver Jewellery - Moved from 2020

Sat, 9 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Stone setting is the craft of securely and accurately fixing stones and gems into jewellery. On this quite intensive workshop you have the chance to learn some basic silversmithing techniques, making a very...

£85

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0 spaces available

Blacksmith For a Day - Dragon Hooks & More! - Moved from 2020

Blacksmith For a Day - Dragon Hooks & More! - Moved from 2020

Sun, 10 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A perfect opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and mobile forges and you will go home with several creations from your day, including a...

£115

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Ceramics - Paperclay Lanterns + Tea Lights - Moved from 2020

Ceramics - Paperclay Lanterns + Tea Lights - Moved from 2020

Sun, 10 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Create beautiful translucent porcelain tealight holders. Using a range of clays including porcelain and paperclay, which both show the light through beautifully, you can expect to create 5-6 tealight lanterns in a variety...

£85

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Stained Glass + Copper Foil - Copper Foil Flowers & Butterflies

Stained Glass + Copper Foil - Copper Foil Flowers & Butterflies

Thu, 14 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Everyone loves stained glass and the gorgeous effect of the light streaming through it. Now you can learn how to create your own small glass decorations using stained glass with the copper foil...

£85

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All Levels

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Pattern Cutting - Trouser Block - Moved from 2020

Pattern Cutting - Trouser Block - Moved from 2020

Fri, 15 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 5:30 pm

This workshop is a continuation of Claire's 2 day Pattern Cutting course.  You must have previously attended Claire's Introduction to Pattern Cutting or a similar course.  Under Claire's guidance you will draft your own personal...

£85

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Intermediate

1 spaces available

NEW

The Art of Speed Painting in Watercolour - Moved from 2020

The Art of Speed Painting in Watercolour - Moved from 2020

Fri, 15 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A watercolour painting can be easily refined and manipulated during the "magic window" of time while the paint is wet. This workshop with Masham artist Ian Scott Massie shows you how to make...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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Introduction to Foldforming Silver Jewellery - Moved from 2020

Introduction to Foldforming Silver Jewellery - Moved from 2020

Sat, 16 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Caroline Brogden for this introduction to the technique of Fold-Forming first discovered by Charles Lewton Brain. Foldforming is a technique that uses a method of folding, forging and annealing the metal repeatedly...

£85

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0 spaces available

Potter's Wheel Weekend - Pot Throwing, Turning + Finishing - Moved from 2020

Potter's Wheel Weekend - Pot Throwing, Turning + Finishing - Moved from 2020

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - Sun, 17 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Demi Moore made it look easy and many of us have long harboured a desire to have a go too. This weekend workshop could be your chance to indulge! During this two day...

£170

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Willow Sculpture - Festive Reindeer - Moved from 2020

Willow Sculpture - Festive Reindeer - Moved from 2020

Sun, 17 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Willow sculptor Leilah Vyner will guide you through this intensive day of willow weaving. You will create a beautiful festive reindeer to take home and install in the garden or indoors. You will...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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Introduction to the Art of Glass Engraving - Moved from 2020

Introduction to the Art of Glass Engraving - Moved from 2020

Thu, 21 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Sandra Snaddon a Fellow of the Guild of Glass Engravers, learn a new skill and take home your very own piece of engraved glass. All equipment will be provided, and you will...

£85

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Novice

0 spaces available

A Cartoon Approach to Drawing - Moved from 2020

A Cartoon Approach to Drawing - Moved from 2020

Fri, 22 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

If you’ve always wished you could draw - or need a different approach to get out of the artistic doldrums - join cartoonist Colin Shelbourn for 'A Cartoon Approach to Drawing'. Using a...

£85

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All Levels

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Make a Gorgeous Needlefelt Hare - Moved from 2020

Make a Gorgeous Needlefelt Hare - Moved from 2020

Fri, 22 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 5:30 pm

If you loved Annis's needlefelt Herdwick sheep doorstop, you'll love this gorgeous hare. He's a large scale needlefelt hare but not as hefty as the sheep so not suitable as a doorstop. Join...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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Designing for Textile Art - Moved from 2020

Designing for Textile Art - Moved from 2020

Thu, 4 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

There's nothing more intimidating than a blank sheet of paper. The design side of textiles art, rather than the practical execution, is often the one that causes most head scratching. So, join textile...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Wonderful Ways with Watercolour for Botanical Subjects (3 day series) - Moved from 2020

Wonderful Ways with Watercolour for Botanical Subjects (3 day series) - Moved from 2020

Thu, 4 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This is a series of 3 full days. Dates are: 4th, 11th, 18th November 2021 Join artist Karen Innes to explore the wonderful world of painting plants and flowers over three consecutive Thursdays....

£235

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Fused Glass - Sheepish Designs!

Fused Glass - Sheepish Designs!

Fri, 5 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Everyone loves glass - the gorgeous colours and the effect of the light streaming through it. Fused glass has a particular quality - the shapes are softened, melted and fused when compatible glass...

£85

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All Levels

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Silverclay Jewellery - Inspired by Nature - **EXTRA DATE**

Silverclay Jewellery - Inspired by Nature - **EXTRA DATE**

Fri, 5 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Make a piece of jewellery using textures and inspiration from nature. You will also be taught the exciting technique of making a mould and producing a piece from that. Go home with a...

£85

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All Levels

1 spaces available

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Dressmaking - Casual Linen Jacket in a Day - Moved from 2020

Dressmaking - Casual Linen Jacket in a Day - Moved from 2020

Sat, 6 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

With professional seamstress, Claire Humphries as your guide, you will make a simple casual jacket in a day. No pattern involved! You will draw the pattern directly on to your fabric using Claire's...

£85

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All Levels

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Have a Stab at Needlefelt - Christmas Robins - Moved from 2020

Have a Stab at Needlefelt - Christmas Robins - Moved from 2020

Sat, 6 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have a stab at this – needle felt robins for the festive season. They work as Christmas gifts or decorations. Needle felting is a fascinating technique which allows you to sculpt carded wool...

£85

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Drawing with Wire - Moved from 2020

Drawing with Wire - Moved from 2020

Sun, 7 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and join Helaina and make your very own art wirework. Taking inspiration from your own images/objects you will learn techniques for working with wire to create three-dimensional, wall mounted, drawings. You will...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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Japanese Fabric Bowls & Knot Bags **EXTRA DATE**

Japanese Fabric Bowls & Knot Bags **EXTRA DATE**

Sun, 7 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Durham based artist Betty Brown for a fun day breathing new life into colourful second hand fabrics. Is it a bowl? Is it a hat? Could it be a snooze-hole for your...

£85

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Printmaking - Develop your Collagraph Techniques (3 day series) - Moved from 2020

Printmaking - Develop your Collagraph Techniques (3 day series) - Moved from 2020

Thu, 11 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This is a series of 3 full days. Dates are: 11th, 18th and 25th November 2021 This advanced collagraph printmaking course is aimed at students that have previous experience of creating collagraph prints...

£235

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Intermediate

1 spaces available

Contemporary Collage + Transfer Techniques - Moved from 2020

Contemporary Collage + Transfer Techniques - Moved from 2020

Fri, 12 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spend a day with artist Josie Beszant, learning collage techniques and experimenting with image transfer. - piecing papers together in different ways and with different adhesive techniques - playing with visual perception in...

£85

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All Levels

1 spaces available

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Mosaics - Create a Festive Robin Tile - Moved from 2020

Mosaics - Create a Festive Robin Tile - Moved from 2020

Fri, 12 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Robins, depicted throughout time as messengers of cheer as they dart about our gardens, flashing their post box red waistcoats, and raising  smiles with their delightful song. You will create lively and vibrant...

£85

Info & Book

Novice

3 spaces available

Christmas Ceramics - Contemporary Handmade Decorations - Moved from 2020

Christmas Ceramics - Contemporary Handmade Decorations - Moved from 2020

Sat, 13 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

It's that time of year again! Make your Christmas unique this year and design your own collection of beautiful ceramic and porcelain Christmas decorations. Your work will be fired and posted to you after the course all in good time for the Christmas tree.

£85

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Festive Willow Angels - Moved from 2020

Festive Willow Angels - Moved from 2020

Sat, 13 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In a day spent with willow sculptor Jess Wilkinson you will learn the techniques and tips needed to work with, and shape willow. By the end of this festive themed day you will...

£85

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Creative Writing - Write a Short Story in a Day - Moved from 2020

Creative Writing - Write a Short Story in a Day - Moved from 2020

Sun, 14 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Let's spend the day writing! Bring your own ideas or be inspired by our literary warm-up exercises. We'll look at what makes a short story work, then plan, write and share our own....

£85

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3 spaces available

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Mosaics - Create a Buzz with Bees - Moved from 2020

Mosaics - Create a Buzz with Bees - Moved from 2020

Sun, 14 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bees, bees and more bees! Spend a fantastic day creating bright buzzing bees in mosaic for Christmas. During the fun day you will create your own mosaic bee design on cut single ply...

£85

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Printmaking - Drypoint with Colour á la Poupée - Moved from 2020

Printmaking - Drypoint with Colour á la Poupée - Moved from 2020

Fri, 19 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Drypoint is a lovely direct way of combining line drawing or mark-making with printmaking to create distinctive images. Using your own drawings or photographs for inspiration, you will learn how to translate them...

£85

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Sculpt a Green Man Wall Plaque in Clay - Moved from 2020

Sculpt a Green Man Wall Plaque in Clay - Moved from 2020

Fri, 19 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Green Man has appeared all over the world in sculptures, drawings and other images. Usually shown with branches or vines sprouting from his nose, mouth, and other parts of his face, he...

£85

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Chicken Wire Sculpture - Hares - Moved from 2020

Chicken Wire Sculpture - Hares - Moved from 2020

Sat, 20 Nov 2021 - Sun, 21 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chris Moss makes stunning 3D open-wire pieces of sculpture, large and small. Her chicken wire bird workshops are one of our most popular workshops. During this 2 day workshop, Chris gives you a...

£170

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Shibori Resist + Natural Dyeing Techniques - Moved from 2020

Shibori Resist + Natural Dyeing Techniques - Moved from 2020

Sat, 20 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile artist Jane Hare, for an introduction to using natural dyes and Shibori - the Japanese technique of resist dyeing. When it comes to colour, nature can be a treasure trove of...

£85

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Introduction to Foldforming Silver Jewellery ***EXTRA DATE***

Introduction to Foldforming Silver Jewellery ***EXTRA DATE***

Sun, 21 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Caroline Brogden for this introduction to the technique of Fold-Forming first discovered by Charles Lewton Brain. Foldforming is a technique that uses a method of folding, forging and annealing the metal repeatedly...

£85

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Textile Taxidermy - Fabric "Trophy" Heads - Moved from 2020

Textile Taxidermy - Fabric "Trophy" Heads - Moved from 2020

Wed, 24 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hand stitch and stuff your own unique “trophy” head in textiles. Typically, you can create a festive Scandi-style Rudolf complete with antlers, or go off-piste and stitch up your favourite animal – hares,...

£85

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1 spaces available

Watercolour Christmas Cards - Moved from 2020

Watercolour Christmas Cards - Moved from 2020

Wed, 24 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join artist Ian Scott Massie for a relaxed day of painting and designing your Christmas cards. Take home a collection of cards and ideas and inspiration to continue your designs at home. Treat yourself to a day out and make cards that will really stand out on the shelf!

£85

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Winter Trees in Watercolour - Moved from 2020

Winter Trees in Watercolour - Moved from 2020

Thu, 25 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Masham artist Ian Scott Massie for a day learning some exciting techniques to portray the essential features of the winter landscape:  snowfall, bare branches, cold winter skies.  Bring your paints and prepare...

£85

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Feltmaking - Handfelted 3D Christmas Tree - Moved from 2020

Feltmaking - Handfelted 3D Christmas Tree - Moved from 2020

Fri, 26 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a day of festive feltmaking with Louise and make your own very unique 3D felted Christmas tree. Using wet felting techniques you will make a tiered Christmas tree on a simple resist...

£85

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4 spaces available

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The Art of Collage + Stitch - Moved from 2020

The Art of Collage + Stitch - Moved from 2020

Fri, 26 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spend the day learning and experimenting with Collage and Stitch techniques with artist Josie Beszant During the workshop you will explore: - how to transfer images on to fabric - stitching paper and...

£85

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Festive Willow - Wreaths + Decorations - Moved from 2020

Festive Willow - Wreaths + Decorations - Moved from 2020

Sat, 27 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Willow sculptor Jess Wilkinson will guide you through the process of designing and making a stunning willow wreath along with a range of smaller willow decorations - stars, hearts and other motifs. -...

£85

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Christmas Blacksmithing - Moved from 2020

Christmas Blacksmithing - Moved from 2020

Sun, 28 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

A great opportunity to try your hand at blacksmithing, produce great Christmas gifts and maybe munch on a few roasted chestnuts too! Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings mobile forges and you will go home...

£115

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Have a Stab at Needlefelt - Christmas Decorations - Moved from 2020

Have a Stab at Needlefelt - Christmas Decorations - Moved from 2020

Sun, 28 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and have a stab at needlefelting and get in the mood for Christmas with us! Join Susie and have a go at needle felt hanging decorations for the festive season. Tangerines, apples,...

£85

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Fabric Sculpture - Christmas Wreath - Moved from 2020

Fabric Sculpture - Christmas Wreath - Moved from 2020

Wed, 1 Dec 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Discover the wonderful art of fabric sculpting and create yourself a stunning and contemporary Christmas wreath this year. You will use basic fabric sculpting techniques to create a gorgeous wreath with lots of...

£85

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1 spaces available

Printmaking for Christmas - Moved from 2020

Printmaking for Christmas - Moved from 2020

Wed, 1 Dec 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have fun learning to create festive printmaking blocks that you can use at home as they won’t require a press or expensive studio equipment to print. You will create a carved stamp from...

£85

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Christmas Decorations in Recycled Tin - Baubles, Stars + Sparkles - Moved from 2020

Christmas Decorations in Recycled Tin - Baubles, Stars + Sparkles - Moved from 2020

Thu, 2 Dec 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop with Michelle Pilkington is a great introduction to experimenting with and repurposing metal. It's an adventurous day, using old baked beans tins, sweet or biscuit tins and reworking them to create...

£85

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Traditional Christmas Wreaths plus Lunch! - Moved from 2020

Traditional Christmas Wreaths plus Lunch! - Moved from 2020

Thu, 2 Dec 2021

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This is a fun half day workshop where Sue will show you how to make a traditional Christmas wreath. From fairly minimal designs to sumptuous foliage and flowers, you will be guided you...

£55

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Mosaics: Festive Robin Hanging Decorations ***EXTRA DATE***

Mosaics: Festive Robin Hanging Decorations ***EXTRA DATE***

Fri, 3 Dec 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The robin, beloved of many, gives us a darting flash of cheery red throughout the year, but more so on frosty, snowy days at Christmas time. Create your own 2 resident robins to...

£85

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3 spaces available

Silversmithing - Make a Fidget or Swivel Ring - Moved from 2020

Silversmithing - Make a Fidget or Swivel Ring - Moved from 2020

Fri, 3 Dec 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this one day workshop you will make a unique silver fidget or swivel ring - a broad plain or textured ring with one or two narrow rings that swivel around it when...

£85

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Copperwork - Design & Make Your Own Christmas Decorations - Moved from 2020

Copperwork - Design & Make Your Own Christmas Decorations - Moved from 2020

Sat, 4 Dec 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A fun session for the festive season and a gorgeous new medium to try! Learn the copperwork skill of hand piercing to produce unique copper creations for the tree or as an ideal...

£85

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Freehand Machine Embroidery - Christmas Decorations - Moved from 2020

Freehand Machine Embroidery - Christmas Decorations - Moved from 2020

Sat, 4 Dec 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Freehand Machine Embroidery - Christmas Decorations. Anyone who has a sewing machine can have a go at freehand machine embroidery. Kirstie Allsopp called it "the crack cocaine of the crafting world" so prepare...

£85

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Chicken Wire Sculpture - Faux Taxidermy - Stag's Head - Moved from 2020

Chicken Wire Sculpture - Faux Taxidermy - Stag's Head - Moved from 2020

Sun, 5 Dec 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chris Moss makes 3D open-wire pieces of sculpture, large and small. Learn from her how to use basic chicken wire to make your own fabulous stag's head to mount on the wall. This is...

£85

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Tin Cans To Treasures - Designs + Gifts in Recycled Tin - Moved from 2020

Tin Cans To Treasures - Designs + Gifts in Recycled Tin - Moved from 2020

Sun, 5 Dec 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop with Michelle Pilkington is a great introduction to experimenting with and repurposing metal. It's an adventurous day, using old baked beans tins or biscuit tins and reworking them to create stunning...

£85

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0 spaces available

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