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Stick Making - Horn + Antler Handles

Sun, 18 Feb 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn the art of stick making using horn and antler with stick maker, Stuart Lawrence. Choose your handle from a selection of beautiful antlers and buffalo horns. Pick out your shank from a...

£85

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Novice

0 spaces available

Woodworking + Wood Turning Using A Pole Lathe

Sat, 3 Mar 2018

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...

£85

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Novice

0 spaces available

Glassblowing - Hands-On Studio Day

Sun, 4 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You don't get many opportunities to experience the thrill of working with red hot glass with a professional glass maker. For the past thirty years Tim and Maureen Simon have created classic studio...

£295

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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Making Traditional Moulded Silk Roses

Sun, 4 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join milliner Claire Spooner for a fun & relaxed workshop, using silk & traditional tools to make beautiful spectacular traditionally moulded silk flowers from which you can make two unique corsages. Each person...

£75

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All Levels

6 spaces available

Willow Sculpture - Hares

Sun, 4 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In a day spent with willow sculptor Jess Wilkinson, you will pick up many of the techniques and tips to help you create stunning sculptures in willow. By the end of the day...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Fri, 9 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

2 spaces available

NEW

Introduction to Wet Felting - Textured Rock Pool Wall Hanging

Fri, 9 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop will give you a taste of the art of felt making. You will not only learn the basic skills needed to to make flat felt from wool fibres, but also techniques...

£75

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Novice

0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Fri, 9 Mar 2018

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

2 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Sat, 10 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Sat, 10 Mar 2018

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

1 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

Spring Scrubs & Moisturisers - Handmade Skincare

Sat, 17 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Needing a little pampering after a long, dark winter? For anyone who wants to look after their skin naturally and indulgently, or who wants to give natural skincare as a gift, this is...

£75

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All Levels

4 spaces available

Beginners: Blacksmith For a Day

Sun, 18 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

An amazing 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. - Understand...

£115

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Novice

0 spaces available

Willow Seedpod Lanterns

Wed, 21 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Learn the basic skills and forms of lantern building, and all about the properties of willow and paper. Produce a beautiful seed-pod inspired lantern which will incorporate battery powered LED lighting, suitable for...

£75

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All Levels

1 spaces available

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Bookbinding - Make a Simple Hardback Book

Fri, 23 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this one-day workshop you will be introduced to the heritage craft of bookbinding by bookmaker Kate Bowles. You will create a simple hardback book using traditional methods. Kate will guide you through...

£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

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

NEW

Blacksmithing Lite! Delicate + Dainty Forging

Sat, 21 Apr 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is the perfect opportunity for someone who's always wanted to have a go a blacksmithing but thought their biceps might not be up to the job! During the one day session with...

£115

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All Levels

4 spaces available

Blacksmithing: Making a Dragon Candle Holder

Sun, 22 Apr 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

An amazing 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 a fabulous dragon candle holder design made...

£115

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All Levels

2 spaces available

NEW

Wonderful Willow Basketwork - Oval Frame Basket

Sun, 22 Apr 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Working with willow and other hedgerow plants this workshop will guide you through the fascinating process of willow weaving to create a traditional "frame basket". By the end of the day you will...

£75

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All Levels

1 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

Willow for The Garden - Make a Hanging Pergola-Style Bird Table

Sat, 12 May 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This beautiful pergola style bird table has an elegant overhanging roof which involves some challenging weaving. So ideally you will already have some experience of willow weaving before attending this workshop. Use willow...

£75

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Intermediate

4 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

Stained Glass - Creating a Glass Panel

Sat, 19 May 2018 - Sun, 20 May 2018

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...

£160

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Blacksmithing - Sculptural Flowers for the Garden

Sun, 20 May 2018

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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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Stone Carving - Curlew or Swift in Flight, Carved in Relief

Thu, 24 May 2018 - Fri, 25 May 2018

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Swifts and curlews are the iconic birds so long associated with Masham and the Yorkshire Dales. Capture one of these emblems of Yorkshire in some classic Yorkshire stone with stone carver, Gaynor Pearson....

£150

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Stone Carving - A Leaping Hare, Carved in Relief

Sat, 8 Sep 2018 - Sun, 9 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Hares are the stuff of folklore - they have long been a symbol of fertility and new life. So, whether you're trying your hand with a chisel on stone for the first time,...

£150

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All Levels

3 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

NEW

Stone Carving - A Sleeping Fox in 3D

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - Fri, 14 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Foxes are the stuff of folklore in cultures all around the world. A source of human fascination, credited with formidable intelligence and inventiveness; often used to illustrate the triumph of brains over brawn....

£210

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All Levels

4 spaces available

Sharpening Skills - Household, Craft & DIY Tools

Sat, 15 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This one day workshop will allow you to learn about sharpening a wide range of kitchen, household, diy and craft tools. Bring along your blunt tools and learn how to properly sharpen them...

£75

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All Levels

5 spaces available

Beginners: Blacksmith For a Day

Sun, 16 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

An amazing 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. - Understand...

£115

Info & Book

Novice

7 spaces available

NEW

Stained Glass Taster Day - Creating a Leaded Glass Framed Mirror

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 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

6 spaces available

Stained Glass - Creating a Glass Panel

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 - Sun, 23 Sep 2018

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...

£160

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All Levels

8 spaces available

Blacksmithing - Fire + BBQ Tools with Ramshead Handles

Sun, 30 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A rare opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing - working hot metal by hand and finding out how to create a ramshead handle. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and...

£115

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All Levels

2 spaces available

NEW

More Green Woodworking - Bowl Turning with a Pole Lathe

Sun, 7 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chris Helliwell specialises in the ancient art of bodging - green (unseasoned) wood working techniques. The turning of wooden bowls on a foot-powered pole lathe is a craft that has been in use...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Pewtersmithing: Vessels Using a Rolling Mill

Fri, 12 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This intense pewtersmithing workshop enables you to make a pewter vessel and revolves around the use of a piece of equipment called a 'rolling mill'.  Under the guidance of Ella you will use...

£85

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All Levels

4 spaces available

Carve + Construct a Toy Automata in Wood

Fri, 26 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spend an enjoyable day designing and creating a simple bird automaton including producing mechanical movement based on a simple crank. Under Susan's guidance you will learn: - how to carve and finish a...

£75

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All Levels

0 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

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