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Create a Stunning Sail Boat in Glass + Copper Foil

Fri, 16 Feb 2018

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

2 spaces available

Introduction to Fused Glass - Coasters + Plaques + Hangings

Sat, 17 Feb 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Zoe Simon of Uredale Glass for a day making gorgeous designs in fused glass. You will be introduced to different ways of using colour to create fabulous coasters, tiles and plaques. Learn...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Ceramics - Hanging Decorations, Small Plaques + Mobiles

Sun, 25 Feb 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Charlotte for a day spent creating tinkling ceramic hanging decorations, plaques and mobiles using various clays. - Identify the characteristics of different clays. - Understand some of the making processes used when...

£75

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All Levels

3 spaces available

An Introduction to Mosaics

Fri, 2 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mosaic decoration - assembling small pieces of glass, ceramic or stone, has been used since ancient times to decorate homes, gardens and places of worship - both inside and out. This workshop with...

£75

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Novice

0 spaces available

Casting in Pewter - Jewellery, Decorations or Key Rings

Sat, 17 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop involves casting in pewter using molten lead free pewter into a mould made from Cuttlefish. This is a traditional technique which produces beautiful textured results and allows unique designs. Under Ella's...

£75

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Chicken Wire Sculpture - Hens + Ducks

Sat, 24 Mar 2018

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...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Making + Using Handmade Paper

Sun, 25 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Explore some of the techniques involved in making fabulous handmade paper from scratch - make a variety of decorated and textured sheets then look at ideas for using them. - Make a sheet...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Sew Your Own Casual Messenger Bag

Sun, 25 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On this intensive 1 day workshop with Claire Humphries, you will learn how to sew your own casual messenger bag in your own choice of fabric. Under Claire's guidance you will explore adding pockets...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Mastering Knife Skills in Wood– Carve a Butter Spreader

Wed, 28 Mar 2018

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...

£75

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Novice

6 spaces available

Chicken Wire Sculpture - Pheasants

Wed, 18 Apr 2018

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 fabulous pheasant suitable for inside or out. A bird of approximately 12...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Ceramics - Summer Lanterns + Tea Lights

Wed, 25 Apr 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Create beautiful translucent porcelain tealight holders, perfect for the summer months in your home or garden. Using a range of clays, including porcelain and paperclay, which both show the light through beautifully. You...

£75

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All Levels

3 spaces available

NEW

Make a Gorgeous Herdwick Sheep Doorstop

Sat, 28 Apr 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join needlefelt maker Annis McGowan to create a heavy-weight and highly unique Herdwick Sheep doorstop. This beautiful object is made of a blended wool mix, including iconic Herdwick fleece. It is formed into...

£75

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All Levels

-1 spaces available

NEW

Bias Plaited Baskets in Map Paper and Watercolour Paper

Sun, 29 Apr 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this one day workshop, Averil Otiv will help you explore the beauty and versatility of fibre basketry techniques. You will work with hand decorated heavyweight paper to create plaited baskets with various...

£75

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All Levels

3 spaces available

NEW

Fun with Zoetropes! Make a Moving Picture Machine

Thu, 17 May 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A Zoetrope is one of the original pre-film forms of animation and can be lots of fun to create for yourself. A favourite of the Victorians, a zoetrope is a cylinder that uses...

£75

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All Levels

7 spaces available

NEW

Ceramics - Small Stoneware Slab Pots

Sat, 19 May 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have a go at creating a selection of beautiful little slab pots. Learn slab building techniques using stoneware clay to create cute little pots perfect for planting a collection of cacti or succulents....

£75

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All Levels

4 spaces available

Willow Sculpture - Large Pods + Orbs

Sun, 9 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Use the ancient tradition of weaving willow on a contemporary piece which will enhance any garden. This beautiful willow "orb" (or "pod" if you leave a hole) will look fantastic in the garden...

£75

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All Levels

5 spaces available

Pattern Design - Coasters, Worktop Savers & Mugs

Fri, 14 Sep 2018

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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All Levels

5 spaces available

NEW

Miniature Treasures - Paper Garden in a Tin

Sat, 15 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Many of us like to hold on to small things - things we love pared down to their essentials. One very small and barely noticeable thing in the ArtisOn display cabinets has consistently...

£75

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All Levels

7 spaces available

No-Fuss Furniture Painting Using Annie Sloan Paint

Thu, 20 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Be inspired by Melanie's fresh, friendly and practical approach to furniture painting . Develop your own personal style as you gain confidence in choosing the colours to match the finish. Express your own individual...

£75

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All Levels

1 spaces available

NEW

Sew Your Own Handy Sewing Organiser

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join ArtisOn's ever popular seamstress, Claire Humphries, on a practical sewing day with a highly practical sewing outcome - a handy and attractive organiser for all your sewing kit. Sew this handy organiser...

£75

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All Levels

6 spaces available

Lampshade Making Evening

Fri, 5 Oct 2018

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Spend a fun and relaxing evening 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...

£35

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Novice

9 spaces available

NEW

Contemporary Cloth Doll Making - A Delicate Jointed Doll

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - Sat, 13 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

The art of cloth doll making is a creative area to work in. Join textile artist, costume designer and cloth doll maker, Ray Slater, and learn some of the many techniques she uses...

£150

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All Levels

1 spaces available

NEW

Pewtersmithing: Experimental Spoons!

Sat, 13 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This day of pewtersmithing is inspired by Ella's current UTENSiL collection. This experimental spoons workshop will allow you to make adventurous pewter spoons under Ella's watchful eye. During this 1 day workshop you...

£85

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All Levels

4 spaces available

NEW

Knotted + Twined Baskets in Waxed Linen + Paper

Wed, 17 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this one day workshop Averil Otiv will help you explore the beauty and versatility of fibre basketry techniques. You will have the opportunity to make a net-like basket or bag out of...

£75

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All Levels

8 spaces available

Lampshade Making Evening

Fri, 19 Oct 2018

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Spend a fun and relaxing evening 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...

£35

Info & Book

Novice

8 spaces available

Ceramics - Paperclay Lanterns + Tea Lights ***NB Leaflet date printed incorrectly**

Sun, 21 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Create beautiful translucent porcelain tealight holders, perfect for the summer months in your home or garden. Using a range of clays including porcelain and paperclay, which both show the light through beautifully. You...

£75

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All Levels

8 spaces available

Fabulous Felt Slippers

Wed, 7 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join feltmaker Louise Curnin for an intensive day of feltmaking where you will go home with a pair of gorgeous and toasty felt slippers. You'll work off some calories but it will be...

£75

Info & Book

Intermediate

8 spaces available

Sculpt a Large Scale Clay Planter

Thu, 15 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join ceramic sculptor Iris Wilkinson for this unique 1 day workshop where you will take home a large scale clay pot or planter with a difference! Using a preformed large cylinder which gives...

£75

Info & Book

All Levels

1 spaces available

NEW

Stitched Up + Sparkly - Upcycled Christmas Decorations

Thu, 15 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Durham based artist Betty Brown for a fun day breathing new life into colourful second hand fabrics. With Betty's guidance you will make fun and fancy fabric Christmas decorations. They can be...

£75

Info & Book

All Levels

8 spaces available

NEW

Make a Gorgeous Herdwick Sheep Doorstop

Wed, 21 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join needlefelt maker Annis McGowan to create a heavy-weight and highly unique Herdwick Sheep doorstop. This beautiful object is made of a blended wool mix, including iconic Herdwick fleece. It is formed into...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Festive Fairy Lights in Wire + Paper

Sat, 24 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Joanna Coupland is well known for her unusual lighting range and other quirky sculptures formed from paper and wire. Join her for an introduction to her techniques using paper and wire to create a...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Christmas Ceramics - Contemporary Handmade Decorations

Thu, 29 Nov 2018

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.

£75

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All Levels

3 spaces available

Rag Rugging for Christmas - Trees & Wreaths

Thu, 29 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The 3D textures that can be achieved with Rag Rugging means some really fabulous foliage and colour effects are possible. So, what better medium for a festive wreath or decorative tree that can...

£75

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All Levels

6 spaces available

Christmas Wreaths and Decorations in Willow

Sun, 2 Dec 2018

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. -...

£75

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All Levels

9 spaces available

Textile Taxidermy - Textile Animal Heads

Thu, 6 Dec 2018

10:00 am - 4:30 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,...

£75

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All Levels

4 spaces available

Traditional Christmas Wreaths plus Lunch!

Fri, 7 Dec 2018

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...

£50

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All Levels

5 spaces available

NEW

Willow Sculpture - Festive Reindeer

Fri, 7 Dec 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Willow sculptor Anthea Firth will guide you through this intensive day of willow weaving. You will use willow and other plant materials to create a beautiful festive reindeer to take home and install...

£75

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All Levels

5 spaces available

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