Make an Asymmetric Basket
Apr
22
10:30 am10:30

Make an Asymmetric Basket

Join Anna Turnbull, highly experienced willow worker, to make a beautiful and practical asymmetric basket.

£45 to include all materials, lunch, hot drinks and home made treats

Botanical Mono Printing
May
6
10:30 am10:30

Botanical Mono Printing

Join Cheryl Jackson, one of our lovely studio artists, to explore botanicals through the medium of print.

£40 to include all materials, lunch, hot drinks and homemade treats

Weave a Circular Rug
May
20
10:30 am10:30

Weave a Circular Rug

In this one day workshop you will be introduced to the fascinating and ancient craft of weaving, creating a circular rug or cushion cover by the end of the day. This is a deeply satisfying way of using up scrap lengths of unwanted fabric to create a bespoke item.

No experience is needed and the workshop is suitable for all age groups. All equipment and materials will be provided, along with lunch and refreshments.

£45 per person

Father's Day Cupcake Decorating
Jun
18
1:00 pm13:00

Father's Day Cupcake Decorating

Join our resident bespoke cake decorator, Sarah, to learn how to create your own edible masterpieces. You will be provided with 6 cakes to decorate and then take away to surprise your dad!

£35 to include all materials, hot drinks and homemade treats

Paint an Animal in a Day
Jul
1
10:30 am10:30

Paint an Animal in a Day

Joan Murray, respected animal artist will guide you through the process of painting your own animal portrait in the course of this workshop.

£40 to include all materials, lunch, hot drinks and homemade treats

Silk Paper Making with Inclusions
Aug
20
10:30 am10:30

Silk Paper Making with Inclusions

Come along for a day in our beautiful Long Room to create your own silk paper. This will have the added interest of including a variety of natural objects such as flowers or leaves. The course is taught by well respected paper maker Wendyann Stanger

£45 to include all materials, lunch, hot drinks and homemade treats

A Day of Felting- wet and needle techniques
Sep
11
10:30 am10:30

A Day of Felting- wet and needle techniques

Talented local textile artist Charlotte Lobb will take you through the fascinating processes of felting to create your own wet and needle felted projects.

£40 to include all materials, lunch, hot drinks and homemade treats

Linoprinting for Beginners and Improvers
Oct
7
10:30 am10:30

Linoprinting for Beginners and Improvers

Well respected print maker Diana Fitzpatrick will take you through the technique of lino printing to create your own unique prints.

£45 to include all materials, lunch, hot drinks and homemade treats

Christmas Rag Rugging for Beginners
Nov
11
10:30 am10:30

Christmas Rag Rugging for Beginners

 

Learn the traditional rag rugging techniques of "Proggy" and "Hooky"with textile artists Jane Jackson & Margaret Kenny and use them to create a rag rugged Christmas project, such as a Christmas tree, wreath, wall hanging or cushion.

 

£45 to include all materials, lunch and homemade treats.

A Day of Angels; Needle Felting
Dec
2
10:00 am10:00

A Day of Angels; Needle Felting

Felton artist Charlotte Lobb begins this Day of Angels with a morning of needle felting. Learn how to needle felt while creating your own beautiful angel using this traditional method.

£30 to include all materials, hot drink and homemade treat.

£50 for both Day of Angel sessions

A Day of Angels - Willow Angel Sculpture
Dec
2
1:30 pm13:30

A Day of Angels - Willow Angel Sculpture

Join Charlotte for the second of the Day of Angel sessions to learn the techniques of willow weaving and to create a striking willow angel.

£30 to include all materials, hot drink and homemade treat.

£50 for both Day of Angel sessions


A Box of Delights using Machine Embroidery
Mar
25
10:30 am10:30

A Box of Delights using Machine Embroidery

Award winning textile artist Donna Cheshire leads this practical workshop repurposing a small tin or strong card box to house/frame a piece of textile/ mixed media art work.

All materials will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring along personal artefacts to personalise their project.

£45 to include materials, lunch, hot drinks and homemade treats.

Purely Pastels - Land and Sea
Mar
18
10:30 am10:30

Purely Pastels - Land and Sea

Join local artist Fiona Carvell, who specialises mainly in pastels, for a day of artistic exploration. Working with pastels you will be learning new ways of representing landscapes with this exciting medium.

Please bring your own pastel set or a full set may be purchased ahead of the day (please contact us for costs)

£45 to include a lovely lunch, drinks and homemade treats.

Still Life and Flowers
Mar
11
10:30 am10:30

Still Life and Flowers

Come and join Jane Murray explore still life painting using the medium of watercolour. She will also be celebrating the arrival of spring and using freshly picked spring flowers as a stimulus.

All materials provided.

Coffee and delicious home baked cake included.

'Purely Pastels- Land and Sea'
Feb
18
10:30 am10:30

'Purely Pastels- Land and Sea'

Join local artist Fiona Carvell, who specialises mainly in pastels, for a day of artistic exploration. Working with pastels you will be learning new ways of representing landscapes with this exciting medium.

Please bring your own pastel set or a full set may be purchased on the day (please contact us for costs)

£45 to include a lovely lunch, drinks and homemade treats.

'Wonders of Nature' Watercolour workshop
Jan
28
10:30 am10:30

'Wonders of Nature' Watercolour workshop

Come and join renowned artist Jane Murray to explore the natural world through the medium of watercolour. All abilities welcome.

£25 to include all materials coffee or tea and a home baked treat.

Introduction to Felting
Sep
17
10:30 am10:30

Introduction to Felting

Learn basic wet felting techniques by making a picture then take the techniques further to create an item of your choice e.g. bag, ipad cover or tea cosy. You are encouraged to bring postcards, pictures or photos for inspiration.

With Charlotte Lobb
Cost £40

Rag Rugging
Aug
13
10:30 am10:30

Rag Rugging

Learn the basic techniques of rag rugging and make a heart cushion to take away with you.

This course is led by experienced and well respected textile artists Margaret Kenny and Jane Jackson from Bright Seed Textiles.


Cost £25

Developing a Textiles Project using Silk Paper Making
Aug
6
1:30 pm13:30

Developing a Textiles Project using Silk Paper Making

After lunch in the Gallery you will be given the chance to develop your use of the Silk Paper techniques learned in the morning session to create your own artwork or lampshade.

Do bring an old lampshade to upcycle if you are considering creating your own bespoke shade. All other materials are included. 

Each session is £45 or the full day is £80 (Lunch included)

 

Silk Paper Making with Inclusions
Aug
6
10:00 am10:00

Silk Paper Making with Inclusions

Experiment with the basics of silk fibre paper making using inclusions. Learn how to create silk paper, what types of fibre to use, how to trap objects between the layers and how to mould using wet papers. Be inspired by looking at a selection of pieces created using this textiles technique by Fibre Artist Wendy Ann Stanger. 

£45 (or £80 for both sessions including lunch)

Summer Lino Cuts
Jul
2
10:30 am10:30

Summer Lino Cuts

Join Diana for a relaxing day in Northumberland .... learn how to create a linocut or a simple drypoint etching, in great surroundings. You will learn the process of both from sketch to a beautiful print to take home, and a little cutting or engraving inbetween! We will look at the work of some inspirational printers along the way. This course is suitable for beginners or for those of you who have printed before....
 

With Diana Fitzpatrick
Cost £45

"Aspects Of Trees" - A  Day of Creative Exploration
Jun
11
10:30 am10:30

"Aspects Of Trees" - A Day of Creative Exploration

With Jane Murray and Renira Barnes.
Linked to their current joint exhibition "Aspects Of Trees" - a day of creative exploration using a variety of media including collage, paint and print. All abilities welcome.
Cost £52 includes lunch provided by The Running Fox.

To book contact Jane by tel: 01670 790886
or email Renira - renirabarnes@btinternet.com

May
14
2:00 pm14:00

Watercolour Painting

With Jane Murray
"Aspects Of Trees"
To coincide with Janes' current joint exhibition with Renira Barnes,
Cost £25 with light refreshments

To book contact Jane by tel: 01670 790886

Apr
24
1:00 pm13:00

Cupcake Decorating Class for Beginners

Come along to this class to learn the basics of cupcake decorating with Sarah Hutchinson. Take away 12 delicious cupcakes that you have created yourself.

£30 to include drinks and treats.