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Sugar and Salt Scrubs for Eco Beauty

Fri, 18 Oct 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This fun and rejuvenating workshop will cover making your own natural skincare, working with essential oils and packaging products for gifting. You will make, use and bottle to take home, up to 5...

£60 £75

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All Levels

2 spaces available

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Feltmaking - Decorative Vessels Without Seams

Wed, 23 Oct 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn how to make a three dimensional felt vessel without seams using the resist wet feltmaking technique. Louise will guide you through the process of making your vessel with decoration inspired by a...

£60 £75

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Rag Rugging for Christmas - Trees + Wreaths

Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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 that can go indoors or...

£75

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0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Thu, 7 Nov 2019

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

Thu, 7 Nov 2019

2:00 pm - 4:30 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 - Hands-On Studio Day

Fri, 8 Nov 2019

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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Pewtersmithing - Cuttlefish Casting, Jewellery + Stone Setting

Fri, 8 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this 1 day workshop with pewtersmith Ella McIntosh, you will be creating a statement necklace or bracelet using the traditional and unusual metalwork technique of cuttlefish casting. You will be guided by...

£85

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0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Sat, 9 Nov 2019

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

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Pewtersmithing - Christmas Decorations using Cuttlefish Casting

Sat, 9 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join pewtersmith Ella McIntosh for a fun day of creating cheerful festive decorations with a very unique medium. Create solid and sparkling pewter Christmas decorations for yourself or to give as a gift...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Sat, 9 Nov 2019

2:00 pm - 4:30 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 - Hands-On Studio Day

Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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

Making + Using Handmade Paper

Wed, 13 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Explore some of the techniques involved in making fabulous handmade paper from scratch - make 10 sheets of paper with many different effects then gain ideas and techniques for using them. In the...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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

Thu, 14 Nov 2019

2:00 pm - 4:30 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 - Hands-On Studio Day

Fri, 15 Nov 2019

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

1 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Sat, 16 Nov 2019

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, 16 Nov 2019

2:00 pm - 4:30 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

Festive Willow - Wreaths + Decorations

Sun, 1 Dec 2019

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, mini reindeer and much...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Introduction to Lovely Leatherwork - Belt + Coin Purse

Fri, 21 Feb 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Leather worker Ruth Pullan specialises in creating hand stitched bags and accessories using high quality British materials. Join her for this leatherwork workshop which will give you the basic skills needed for leatherwork....

£85

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Novice

8 spaces available

Sharpening Skills - Household, Craft & DIY Tools

Sun, 23 Feb 2020

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...

£85

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All Levels

8 spaces available

Try Your Hand at Letter Cutting in Stone

Wed, 26 Feb 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is a great opportunity to get a taste for letter cutting in stone. Put chisel to stone to create V cut lettering and try your hand at relief lettering where the letter...

£85

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All Levels

7 spaces available

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Bookbinding - Folded Book Forms

Fri, 28 Feb 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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

£85

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All Levels

10 spaces available

Willow Baskets - Make A Traditional Round Hedgerow Basket

Sat, 29 Feb 2020

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, and by the end of the day you'll have created your own unique basket....

£85

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All Levels

8 spaces available

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Introduction to the Art of Glass Engraving

Sun, 1 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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

£85

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Novice

7 spaces available

Woodworking + Wood Turning Using A Pole Lathe

Sat, 14 Mar 2020

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

6 spaces available

More Green Woodworking - Bowl Turning with a Pole Lathe

Sun, 15 Mar 2020

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 since...

£125

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All Levels

6 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Thu, 26 Mar 2020

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

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Thu, 26 Mar 2020

2:00 pm - 4:30 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

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Sat, 28 Mar 2020

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

Blacksmith For a Day - Dragon Hooks & More!

Sun, 29 Mar 2020

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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All Levels

8 spaces available

Glassblowing - Hands-On Studio Day

Wed, 1 Apr 2020

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

2 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Fri, 3 Apr 2020

2:00 pm - 4:30 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

Glassblowing - Hands-On Studio Day

Sat, 4 Apr 2020

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

2 spaces available

Blacksmithing - Fire + BBQ Tools with Ramshead Handles

Sun, 26 Apr 2020

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

8 spaces available

Bookbinding - Leather Wrap Books

Fri, 1 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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

£85

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All Levels

8 spaces available

Introduction to Wet Felting - Textured Rock Pool Wall Hanging

Sat, 2 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join feltmaker Louise Curnin for this workshop and get a real taste of the art of felt making. You will not only learn the basic skills needed to make flat felt from wool...

£85

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Novice

8 spaces available

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Experimental Papermaking - Incorporating Textiles

Wed, 6 May 2020

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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All Levels

8 spaces available

NEW

Pewtersmithing: Jewellery with Patterns & Texture

Fri, 8 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Ella McIntosh to create your own stunning pewter jewellery. During this workshop you will be using a traditional jeweller's rolling mill to add texture and pattern to pewter with items such as...

£85

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All Levels

8 spaces available

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African-Style Frame Basket in Plant Fibres

Sat, 9 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this one day workshop, Averil will help you explore the beauty and versatility of fibre basketry techniques. By the end of the day you will have created a small frame basket in...

£85

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All Levels

10 spaces available

Pewtersmithing: Vessels Using a Rolling Mill

Sat, 9 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This 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 the...

£85

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All Levels

8 spaces available

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

Sun, 10 May 2020

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...

£85

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All Levels

8 spaces available

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Loom Weaving - Become a Weaver....

Wed, 13 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a wonderful 2 days of weaving with Jan Beadle on a 4 shaft table loom. This 2 day format, allows time for you to learn the process from scratch from...

£170

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All Levels

8 spaces available

Blacksmithing: Making a Dragon Candle Holder

Sun, 17 May 2020

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

8 spaces available

Mastering Knife Skills in Wood– Spoon Carving

Fri, 22 May 2020

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

8 spaces available

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Introduction to the Art of Paper Marbling

Thu, 4 Jun 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Marbling is addictive - fact! If you love colour, pattern and all things paper, then this is the class for you! Join marbler and bookbinder Freya Scott for a day learning this fantastic...

£95

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All Levels

10 spaces available

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The Craft of Green Wood Bowl Carving

Sun, 7 Jun 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On this one-day introduction to the ancient craft of bowl carving with Mike Craig you will use traditional hand tools to carve your own bowl from native green timber. The joy of this...

£95

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Novice

6 spaces available

Stone Carving - Green Man in High Relief

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - Fri, 18 Sep 2020

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

8 spaces available

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Wise Owls in Needlefelt

Thu, 17 Sep 2020

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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All Levels

10 spaces available

Coiled Baskets in Plant Fibre

Fri, 18 Sep 2020

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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All Levels

8 spaces available

Blacksmithing - Sculptural Flowers for the Garden

Sun, 20 Sep 2020

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

8 spaces available

Stained Glass Taster Day - Simple Leaded Glass Framed Mirror

Fri, 25 Sep 2020

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

8 spaces available

Stained Glass - Creating a Glass Panel

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 - Sun, 27 Sep 2020

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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All Levels

8 spaces available

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Feltmaking - All-in-One Shetland Felt Bag

Thu, 1 Oct 2020

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

10 spaces available

Pewtersmithing - Spoons Using Sheet Metal

Thu, 1 Oct 2020

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 to give as a gift for a baby or christening...

£85

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All Levels

8 spaces available

NEW

Experimental Papermaking - Incorporating Plant Materials

Sat, 3 Oct 2020

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

Info & Book

All Levels

8 spaces available

Woodworking + Wood Turning Using A Pole Lathe

Sun, 4 Oct 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop will take place under our outside shelter but don't worry, the pole lathe will keep you warm! Chris Helliwell specialises in the ancient art of bodging - green (unseasoned) woodworking techniques....

£95

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Novice

6 spaces available

NEW

Feltmaking - Exploring with Prefelts ( 6 x 3 hour afternoon sessions)

Wed, 7 Oct 2020

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The course runs over 6 afternoon sessions - 7th, 14th & 21st October, 4th, 11th & 18th November. Join feltmaker, Louise Curnin and learn how to exploit techniques using prefelts in your work....

£160

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All Levels

8 spaces available

Blacksmith For a Day - Dragon Hooks & More!

Sun, 11 Oct 2020

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

Info & Book

All Levels

8 spaces available

NEW

Introduction to the Art of Glass Engraving

Thu, 22 Oct 2020

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

Info & Book

Novice

7 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Fri, 6 Nov 2020

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

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Fri, 6 Nov 2020

2:00 pm - 4:30 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

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

Glassblowing - Hands-On Studio Day

Thu, 12 Nov 2020

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. Tim and Maureen Simon have created classic studio glass pieces for visitors and...

£295

Info & Book

All Levels

2 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Fri, 13 Nov 2020

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

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Fri, 13 Nov 2020

2:00 pm - 4:30 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

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

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