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Our arts and crafts classes are great places to be able to learn a new skill and develop your artistic talent in new directions as well as meet and work alongside others with similar interests. Our brilliant tutors are often professional artists who focus on supporting each individual in the class. Photography, jewellery making, textiles and fashion are all subjects we offer, alongside sculpture, practical art and a wide range of crafts.

An Introduction to Mosaic Crochet View details

On this course you will learn the technique of Overlay Mosaic Crochet. You will need to have some existing crochet skills which you will use on this short course to produce sample projects pieces in the overlay mosaic croceht method. You will learn how to follow mosaic charts and written instructions and also how to add a border to your project.

Drawing For Wellbeing, Inspired by Mark Making View details

This short course is designed to introduce learners of all ability levels to mark making in a way that is both relaxing and fun. They will have the opportunity to develop their drawing skills by creating an exciting visual vocabulary of marks and interesting paper surfaces through a series of playful mixed media and layering processes. Activities will embrace instinctive creative experimentation without the pressure of pre-determined outcomes.

Kumihimo (Japanese Braiding) with a Summer Flavour View details

If you are a crafter, a would-be crafter, or just someone who has often wondered what Kumihimo braiding is all about (- or maybe you never heard of it until today...), this little introductory course is for you. I will talk about this Japanese art/craft, show you how to make a Kumihimo disk, and talk about where you can get the ready-made articles. I'll talk about other equipment you will need, or that you could use, show you some Kumihimo 'in action', and teach you a couple of basic but effective techniques to make simple braids you can use for Summer gifts/wearables.

Sugar Craft Taster View details

Relax with creative fun, learn how to make two simple and fun cake toppers

Sugar Craft Taster View details

learn how to create two simple cake toppers a bee and a frog

Introducing Design and project work View details

This short course will be a serious of exercises such as learning how to analyse and use graphic design especially the elements of visual hierarchy. We will explore how to break down a brief and how to create mood boards to record a design journey. We will also explore colour symbolism and how it effects graphic design. Learners will be involved with group discussions and use reflective practice during sessions to achieve the best outcomes. At the end of the course the learner should have a clearer understanding of graphic design.

Let’s do Kumihimo together! View details

Join this course with your family and learn a new craft! If you are a crafter, a would-be crafter, or just someone who has often wondered what Kumihimo braiding is all about (- or maybe you never heard of it until today...), this little introductory activity course is just for you. I will talk about this Japanese art/craft, show you how to make a Kumihimo disk, and talk about where you can get the ready-made articles, as well as other equipment you can buy or make as you hone your skills. I'll talk about other equipment you will need, or that you could use and teach you the basics of making a friendship bracelet or necklace.

Art for Wellbeing (taster) View details

Art for Wellbeing - this taster class is for anyone who is interested in art, and you do not have to have any artistic skills. The class is about exploring the benefits of art, the therapeutic value we feel, during and after we create something. Exploring meaning, purpose, and connection are proven to improve health. Participating in a creative process helps engage, communicate and express through a non-verbal language which often best reflects our emotional state. Currently the arts are being offered on prescription by GPs to aid in treatments of depression and isolation. We will be creating pieces of art work from any materials we find around the home, and having fun. Everyone will be invited to discuss their work, and share their experience within the group.

Nature Ring Wreath View details

In this short course you will gather all the items you have collected from a nature walk (you'll need to do your nature walk the day before, or the morning of the course), and use them to make a nature wreath ring

Felt-Making Taster View details

Felt -making is a traditional craft that takes wool roving (wool fibres) and with a little knowhow, a modicum creative intension and a bit of elbow grease, you can make 3D garments or accessories. No stitching, no glue or expensive equipment. We will look at how to make a resist to make 3D objects, what colours can work best for you, how to layout the fibres and how to embellish you work. Just good old fashion fun in a safe and relaxed environment.