All Courses

Sewing Taster Sessions for Adults and Children

3 1/2hr BEGINNERS SEWING TASTER Adults and Children from 10 yrs If you want to start sewing or just give yourself a confidence boost then this is the course for you. With gentle guidance and through a simple bag making project, I will show you how to set up a sewing machine, experiment with…

Cost: £35
Duration: 3 1/2hrs
Venue: 1 Club House, Tillington
Next Date: 08/01/2018
Vintage rag rug techniques in Hereford

During the workshop Jenni will teach the traditional techniques of hooking and progging strips of fabric through hessian backing to make rugs, wall hangings and seat mats or you could customise a…

Cost: £45/accompanied children £18
Duration: one day 10 - 4
Venue: Rose Tinted Rags Textile Recycling & Arts Centre
Make a shaggy seat mat at the Black Country Living Museum

Learn about the traditional craft of rag-rug making. During the workshop Jenni will demonstrate the traditional techniques of hooking and podging strips of fabric through hessian backing to make…

Cost: £35 per person includes a certificate of completion, free…
Duration: one day 10 - 4
Venue: Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SQ
Next Date: 02/06/2018
Eco-dyeing on silk and felt

two days 22/23 residential or day participants. Sample dye leaves and flowers onto silk lengths using well stocked garden and ancient woodland - accompanied by a professional gardener i.e.…

Cost: £95 for two days accommodation @£35 extra
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Upper Newton Farmouse
a weekend herbal residential course in the Gardens of Hellens Manor

A unique midsummer residential retreat at the beautiful Hellens Manor in south Herefordshire. Experience harvesting, making and sampling aromatic tisanes & cordials, pot herbs and salads, and…

Cost: £450 incl 2 nights stay at Hellens , all food and materials
Duration: Fri 5pm ( house tour at 6pm ) to Sunday 5pm
Venue: Hellens Manor, Much Marcle, Herefordshire
Next Date: 22/06/2018
a weekend course in practical herbal medicine making part 3

A weekend looking in more depth at more herbs for the different body systems. Recap of the basics of herbal medicine, and lots of practical remedy making as well as ID.

Cost: £185 for two days incl lunches
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Castle orchard, Putley, near ledbury
a weekend course in practical herbal medicine making

This is a continuation of the part 1 course - we will recap on the basics of herbal medicine, and the info covered part 1, and look in more depth at herbs useful for the body systems. The weekend…

Cost: £185 for two days incl lunches
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Castle orchard, Putley, near ledbury
Four-day intermediate course

These courses allow students to work towards their own particular creative objectives with expert help and guidance. Individual students will be able to use a wide variety of techniques and tools to experience direct carving, working from maquettes, or can work on more advanced projects. What's…

Cost: £440 for four days
Venue: Lower House, Llanbadarn-y-Garreg, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3YD
Two-day introduction to the basics of stone carving

These courses are designed to introduce students to the basics of stone carving and will focus on the correct use of hand tools, simple techniques and basic design, with the aim of creating a simple relief carving in limestone. What's included: all tools and equipment stone for beginners'…

Cost: £200 for 2 days
Venue: Lower House, Llanbadarn-y-Garreg, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3YD
Single-day beginner stone carving

These courses allow anyone interested in stone carving to experience the pleasure of carving stone. During the day the student will be taught basic techniques, use of tools and simple design ideas. Ideal for those wondering about taking up stone carving or as a special gift. Minimum 2…

Cost: £80 for one day
Venue: Lower House, Llanbadarn-y-Garreg, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3YD