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We offer an exciting programme of short courses throughout the year in a range of craft disciplines. Take home new skills, imaginative ideas and your own hand crafted works of art.

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We take a maximum of 8 people per course. If your chosen course says 'Fully booked' it is still worth contacting us to go on our reserve list. We may be able to introduce additional dates if there is enough demand for a particular course.

March 2018
£95

Mosaic (1 day)

March 16, 2018   (Fri - Fri)
Mosaic (1 day)
March 16, 2018
  (Fri - Fri)

Design and make your own mosaic using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. Suited to all levels of experience.

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Mosaic (1 day)
March 16, 2018   (Fri - Fri)
Tutor:
Peter Massey

Cost: £95

Design and make your own mosaic using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. Suited to all levels of experience.

Info and book »
£190

Mosaic (2 days)

March 17, 2018 - March 18, 2018   (Sat - Sun)
Mosaic (2 days)
March 17, 2018 - March 18, 2018
  (Sat - Sun)

Design and make your own mosaic using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. Suited to all levels of experience.

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Mosaic (2 days)
March 17, 2018 - March 18, 2018   (Sat - Sun)
Tutor:
Peter Massey Zantium Mosaics

Cost: £190

Design and make your own mosaic using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. Suited to all levels of experience.

Info and book »
£95

Needle Felted Hares / Easter Bunnies (1 day)

March 23, 2018   (Fri - Fri)
Needle Felted Hares / Easter Bunnies (1 day)
March 23, 2018
  (Fri - Fri)

Create your own 4-legged friend to take home! A tactile 1-day workshop exploring 3D needle felting techniques. Open to all skill levels.

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Needle Felted Hares / Easter Bunnies (1 day)
March 23, 2018   (Fri - Fri)
Tutor:
Von Allen

Cost: £95

Create your own 4-legged friend to take home! A tactile 1-day workshop exploring 3D needle felting techniques. Open to all skill levels.

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April 2018
£95

Creative Paper Cutting (1 day) – Wirksworth Book Festival Fringe Event

April 7, 2018   (Sat - Sat)
Creative Paper Cutting (1 day) – Wirksworth Book Festival Fringe Event
April 7, 2018
  (Sat - Sat)

Hugely popular at present, this course covers various design/cutting techniques to create personalised greetings cards and original artworks. Inspiration from Mexico to China, Matisse to Rob Ryan.

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Creative Paper Cutting (1 day) – Wirksworth Book Festival Fringe Event
April 7, 2018   (Sat - Sat)
Tutor:
Christine Green

Cost: £95

Hugely popular at present, this course covers various design/cutting techniques to create personalised greetings cards and original artworks. Inspiration from Mexico to China, Matisse to Rob Ryan.

Info and book »
£95

Willow Garden Structures (1 day)

April 13, 2018   (Fri - Fri)
Willow Garden Structures (1 day)
April 13, 2018
  (Fri - Fri)

A creative day in the garden with willow expert Eddie Glew. Projects include obelisks/plant supports (perfect for those sweet peas!) plus decorative sunflowers and dragonflies. You will make several items over the day to take home.

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Willow Garden Structures (1 day)
April 13, 2018   (Fri - Fri)
Tutor:
Eddie Glew

Cost: £95

A creative day in the garden with willow expert Eddie Glew. Projects include obelisks/plant supports (perfect for those sweet peas!) plus decorative sunflowers and dragonflies. You will make several items over the day to take home.

Info and book »
£185

Stained Glass Introduction (2 days)

April 21, 2018 - April 22, 2018   (Sat - Sun)
Stained Glass Introduction (2 days)
April 21, 2018 - April 22, 2018
  (Sat - Sun)

A colourful and careful introduction to stained glass, focusing on the copper foil technique. Develop basic skills including design, cutting glass and soldering. No previous experience required.

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Stained Glass Introduction (2 days)
April 21, 2018 - April 22, 2018   (Sat - Sun)
Tutor:
Lilian Shaw

Cost: £185

A colourful and careful introduction to stained glass, focusing on the copper foil technique. Develop basic skills including design, cutting glass and soldering. No previous experience required.

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May 2018
£190

Willow Animal Sculpture (2 days)

May 10, 2018 - May 11, 2018   (Thu - Fri)
Willow Animal Sculpture (2 days)
May 10, 2018 - May 11, 2018
  (Thu - Fri)

Let your imagination run wild creating your own willow animals. No experience necessary for this fun and accessible medium. Take home foxes, pheasants, hares and hens to enhance any garden or living space.

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Willow Animal Sculpture (2 days)
May 10, 2018 - May 11, 2018   (Thu - Fri)
Tutor:
Caroline Gregson

Cost: £190

Let your imagination run wild creating your own willow animals. No experience necessary for this fun and accessible medium. Take home foxes, pheasants, hares and hens to enhance any garden or living space.

Info and book »
£190

Willow Basket Weaving (2 days)

May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018   (Sat - Sun)
Willow Basket Weaving (2 days)
May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018
  (Sat - Sun)

Join expert, Eddie Glew for this all-absorbing workshop in basketry. Make your own baskets for logs, fruit or bread using English & French techniques.

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Willow Basket Weaving (2 days)
May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018   (Sat - Sun)
Tutor:
Eddie Glew

Cost: £190

Join expert, Eddie Glew for this all-absorbing workshop in basketry. Make your own baskets for logs, fruit or bread using English & French techniques.

Info and book »
£190

Mosaic (2 days)

May 17, 2018 - May 18, 2018   (Thu - Fri)
Mosaic (2 days)
May 17, 2018 - May 18, 2018
  (Thu - Fri)

Design and make your own mosaic using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. Suited to all levels of experience.

Make a booking »
Mosaic (2 days)
May 17, 2018 - May 18, 2018   (Thu - Fri)
Tutor:
Peter Massey Zantium Mosaics

Cost: £190

Design and make your own mosaic using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. Suited to all levels of experience.

Info and book »
£95

Mosaic (1 day)

May 19, 2018   (Sat - Sat)
Mosaic (1 day)
May 19, 2018
  (Sat - Sat)

Design and make your own mosaic using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. Suited to all levels of experience.

Make a booking »
Mosaic (1 day)
May 19, 2018   (Sat - Sat)
Tutor:
Peter Massey

Cost: £95

Design and make your own mosaic using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. Suited to all levels of experience.

Info and book »
June 2018
£190

Painted Stained Glass (2 days)

June 7, 2018 - June 8, 2018   (Thu - Fri)
Painted Stained Glass (2 days)
June 7, 2018 - June 8, 2018
  (Thu - Fri)

Combine traditional glass painting with lead work. Create a small stained glass panel to take home and some samples. Open to both beginners and those with experience.

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Painted Stained Glass (2 days)
June 7, 2018 - June 8, 2018   (Thu - Fri)
Tutor:
Jane Littlefield

Cost: £190

Combine traditional glass painting with lead work. Create a small stained glass panel to take home and some samples. Open to both beginners and those with experience.

Info and book »
£95

Needle Felted Dogs (1 day)

June 20, 2018   (Wed - Wed)
Needle Felted Dogs (1 day)
June 20, 2018
  (Wed - Wed)

Create your own 4-legged friend to take home! A tactile 1-day workshop exploring 3D needle felting techniques. Open to all skill levels.

Make a booking »
Needle Felted Dogs (1 day)
June 20, 2018   (Wed - Wed)
Tutor:
Von Allen

Cost: £95

Create your own 4-legged friend to take home! A tactile 1-day workshop exploring 3D needle felting techniques. Open to all skill levels.

Info and book »
£95

Willow Garden Structures (1 day)

June 22, 2018   (Fri - Fri)
Willow Garden Structures (1 day)
June 22, 2018
  (Fri - Fri)

A creative day in the garden with willow expert Eddie Glew. Projects include obelisks/plant supports (perfect for those sweet peas!) plus decorative sunflowers and dragonflies. You will make several items over the day to take home.

Make a booking »
Willow Garden Structures (1 day)
June 22, 2018   (Fri - Fri)
Tutor:
Eddie Glew

Cost: £95

A creative day in the garden with willow expert Eddie Glew. Projects include obelisks/plant supports (perfect for those sweet peas!) plus decorative sunflowers and dragonflies. You will make several items over the day to take home.

Info and book »
July 2018
£395

Stained Glass Summer School 2018 (5 days)

July 2, 2018 - July 6, 2018   (Mon - Fri)
Stained Glass Summer School 2018 (5 days)
July 2, 2018 - July 6, 2018
  (Mon - Fri)

Expert tuition will cover both copper foil and leaded light techniques enabling you to design and complete your own chosen project. All levels of experience are welcome including complete beginners.

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Stained Glass Summer School 2018 (5 days)
July 2, 2018 - July 6, 2018   (Mon - Fri)
Tutor:
Lilian Shaw

Cost: £395

Expert tuition will cover both copper foil and leaded light techniques enabling you to design and complete your own chosen project. All levels of experience are welcome including complete beginners.

Info and book »
£395

Mosaic Summer School 2018 (5 days)

July 16, 2018 - July 20, 2018   (Mon - Fri)
Mosaic Summer School 2018 (5 days)
July 16, 2018 - July 20, 2018
  (Mon - Fri)

Join us for a blissful week of mosaic! Open to all, this course offers a great choice of projects and techniques. Ideas range from small table tops and splash backs to terracotta pots and paving slabs.

Make a booking »
Mosaic Summer School 2018 (5 days)
July 16, 2018 - July 20, 2018   (Mon - Fri)
Tutor:
Peter Massey

Cost: £395

Join us for a blissful week of mosaic! Open to all, this course offers a great choice of projects and techniques. Ideas range from small table tops and splash backs to terracotta pots and paving slabs.

Info and book »
September 2018
£95

Willow Garden Structures (1 day)

September 7, 2018   (Fri - Fri)
Willow Garden Structures (1 day)
September 7, 2018
  (Fri - Fri)

A creative day in the garden with willow expert Eddie Glew. Projects include obelisks/plant supports (perfect for those sweet peas!) plus decorative sunflowers and dragonflies. You will make several items over the day to take home.

Make a booking »
Willow Garden Structures (1 day)
September 7, 2018   (Fri - Fri)
Tutor:
Eddie Glew

Cost: £95

A creative day in the garden with willow expert Eddie Glew. Projects include obelisks/plant supports (perfect for those sweet peas!) plus decorative sunflowers and dragonflies. You will make several items over the day to take home.

Info and book »
£95

Needle Felted Hares / Bunnies

September 19, 2018   (Wed - Wed)
Needle Felted Hares / Bunnies
September 19, 2018
  (Wed - Wed)

Create your own 4-legged friend to take home! A tactile 1-day workshop exploring 3D needle felting techniques. Open to all skill levels.

Make a booking »
Needle Felted Hares / Bunnies
September 19, 2018   (Wed - Wed)
Tutor:
Von Allen

Cost: £95

Create your own 4-legged friend to take home! A tactile 1-day workshop exploring 3D needle felting techniques. Open to all skill levels.

Info and book »
£190

Willow Animal Sculpture (2 days)

September 20, 2018 - September 21, 2018   (Thu - Fri)
Willow Animal Sculpture (2 days)
September 20, 2018 - September 21, 2018
  (Thu - Fri)

Let your imagination run wild creating your own willow animals. No experience necessary for this fun and accessible medium. Take home foxes, pheasants, hares and hens to enhance any garden or living space.

Make a booking »
Willow Animal Sculpture (2 days)
September 20, 2018 - September 21, 2018   (Thu - Fri)
Tutor:
Caroline Gregson

Cost: £190

Let your imagination run wild creating your own willow animals. No experience necessary for this fun and accessible medium. Take home foxes, pheasants, hares and hens to enhance any garden or living space.

Info and book »
£190

Stained Glass Introduction (2 days)

September 27, 2018 - September 28, 2018   (Thu - Fri)
Stained Glass Introduction (2 days)
September 27, 2018 - September 28, 2018
  (Thu - Fri)

A colourful and careful introduction to stained glass, focusing on the copper foil technique. Develop basic skills including design, cutting glass and soldering. No previous experience required.

Make a booking »
Stained Glass Introduction (2 days)
September 27, 2018 - September 28, 2018   (Thu - Fri)
Tutor:
Lilian Shaw

Cost: £190

A colourful and careful introduction to stained glass, focusing on the copper foil technique. Develop basic skills including design, cutting glass and soldering. No previous experience required.

Info and book »
£190

Stained Glass Intermediate (2 days)

September 29, 2018 - September 30, 2018   (Sat - Sun)
Stained Glass Intermediate (2 days)
September 29, 2018 - September 30, 2018
  (Sat - Sun)

Design and construct your own stunning leaded light panel. A practical workshop for those with some basic experience who wish to further develop their skills. Expert tuition. Gorgeous materials.

Make a booking »
Stained Glass Intermediate (2 days)
September 29, 2018 - September 30, 2018   (Sat - Sun)
Tutor:
Lilian Shaw

Cost: £190

Design and construct your own stunning leaded light panel. A practical workshop for those with some basic experience who wish to further develop their skills. Expert tuition. Gorgeous materials.

Info and book »
October 2018
£190

Willow Basket Weaving (2 days)

October 18, 2018 - October 19, 2018   (Thu - Fri)
Willow Basket Weaving (2 days)
October 18, 2018 - October 19, 2018
  (Thu - Fri)

Join expert, Eddie Glew for this all-absorbing workshop in basketry. Make your own baskets for logs, fruit or bread using English & French techniques.

Make a booking »
Willow Basket Weaving (2 days)
October 18, 2018 - October 19, 2018   (Thu - Fri)
Tutor:
Eddie Glew

Cost: £190

Join expert, Eddie Glew for this all-absorbing workshop in basketry. Make your own baskets for logs, fruit or bread using English & French techniques.

Info and book »
November 2018
£95

Mosaic (1 day)

November 9, 2018   (Fri - Fri)
Mosaic (1 day)
November 9, 2018
  (Fri - Fri)

Design and make your own mosaic using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. Suited to all levels of experience.

Make a booking »
Mosaic (1 day)
November 9, 2018   (Fri - Fri)
Tutor:
Peter Massey

Cost: £95

Design and make your own mosaic using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. Suited to all levels of experience.

Info and book »
£190

Mosaic (2 days)

November 10, 2018 - November 11, 2018   (Sat - Sun)
Mosaic (2 days)
November 10, 2018 - November 11, 2018
  (Sat - Sun)

Design and make your own mosaic using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. Suited to all levels of experience.

Make a booking »
Mosaic (2 days)
November 10, 2018 - November 11, 2018   (Sat - Sun)
Tutor:
Peter Massey Zantium Mosaics

Cost: £190

Design and make your own mosaic using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. Suited to all levels of experience.

Info and book »
£190

Painted Stained Glass (2 days)

November 17, 2018 - November 18, 2018   (Sat - Sun)
Painted Stained Glass (2 days)
November 17, 2018 - November 18, 2018
  (Sat - Sun)

Combine traditional glass painting with lead work. Create a small stained glass panel to take home and some samples. Open to both beginners and those with experience.

Make a booking »
Painted Stained Glass (2 days)
November 17, 2018 - November 18, 2018   (Sat - Sun)
Tutor:
Jane Littlefield

Cost: £190

Combine traditional glass painting with lead work. Create a small stained glass panel to take home and some samples. Open to both beginners and those with experience.

Info and book »
£95

Creative Paper Cutting (1 day) * Date to be confirmed *

November 20, 2018   (Tue - Tue)
Creative Paper Cutting (1 day) * Date to be confirmed *
November 20, 2018
  (Tue - Tue)

Hugely popular at present, this course covers various design/cutting techniques to create personalised greetings cards and original artworks. Inspiration from Mexico to China, Matisse to Rob Ryan.

Make a booking »
Creative Paper Cutting (1 day) * Date to be confirmed *
November 20, 2018   (Tue - Tue)
Tutor:
Christine Green

Cost: £95

Hugely popular at present, this course covers various design/cutting techniques to create personalised greetings cards and original artworks. Inspiration from Mexico to China, Matisse to Rob Ryan.

Info and book »
£95

Needle Felted Dogs (1 day)

November 22, 2018   (Thu - Thu)
Needle Felted Dogs (1 day)
November 22, 2018
  (Thu - Thu)

Create your own 4-legged friend to take home! A tactile 1-day workshop exploring 3D needle felting techniques. Open to all skill levels.

Make a booking »
Needle Felted Dogs (1 day)
November 22, 2018   (Thu - Thu)
Tutor:
Von Allen

Cost: £95

Create your own 4-legged friend to take home! A tactile 1-day workshop exploring 3D needle felting techniques. Open to all skill levels.

Info and book »
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