All Courses

Writing in the environment

Join award winning poet and biographer Fiona Sampson and the novelist and biographer Peter Salmon for a day of intense but fun creative writing, as they guide you through the process of getting words on the page. With years of experience, the pair will create a exciting and supportive environment…

Cost: £120 for two days.
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Upper Witherstone House
Next Date: 20/07/2019
Explore the world of poetry

Join award winning poet and biographer Fiona Sampson and the novelist and biographer Peter Salmon for a day of intense but fun creative writing, as they guide you through the process of getting words on the page. With years of experience, the pair will create a exciting and supportive environment…

Cost: £62 for one day.
Venue: Upper Witherstone House
Next Date: 11/07/2019
Get started in Life Writing

Join award winning poet and biographer Fiona Sampson and the novelist and biographer Peter Salmon for a day of intense but fun creative writing, as they guide you through the process of getting words on the page. With years of experience, the pair will create a exciting and supportive environment…

Cost: £62 for one day.
Venue: Upper Witherstone House
Next Date: 01/06/2019
For those beginning or those beginning again

Join award winning poet and biographer Fiona Sampson and the novelist and biographer Peter Salmon for a day of intense but fun creative writing, as they guide you through the process of getting words on the page. With years of experience, the pair will create a exciting and supportive environment…

Cost: £62 for one day.
Venue: Upper Witherstone House
Next Date: 11/05/2019
Getting your words on the page

Join award winning poet and biographer Fiona Sampson and the novelist and biographer Peter Salmon for a day of intense but fun creative writing, as they guide you through the process of getting words on the page. With years of experience, the pair will create a exciting and supportive environment…

Cost: £62 for one day.
Venue: Upper Witherstone House
Rag rugging at Worcestershire farmhouse

Learn two vintage rag rug techniques and make a sampler or start a project like a seat mat or rag rug. Progging gives a shaggy finish when small pieces of fabric are pushed or pulled through a…

Cost: £60 includes light lunch, biscuits, beverages during the day
Duration: one day 10-5
Venue: Huntlands Farm, Whitbourne, Worcester WR6 5R
Next Date: 26/10/2019
Discover the wonderful immediacy of acrylic paint

Quick-drying and full of glorious colour, acrylic is an exciting and vibrant medium, suitable for all sorts of painting. Whether you fancy landscapes or still life, portraits or abstract, feed your…

Cost: £62 for the day
Duration: 10am-4pm
Venue: The Print Shed, Madley, HR2 9JD
The two day course introduces this relief form of traditional Japanese printmaking

Mokuhanga, Japanese Woodblock printmaking, is a traditional Japanese art which has long been admired by Westerners. This relief print method uses a special registration system, together with…

Cost: £120
Duration: 2 days
Venue: June date: The Print Shed, Swinmoor House, Madley, Hereford HR2…
Next Date: 01/06/2019
A one day course introducing the relief printing method Japanese woodblock printmaking

Japanese woodblock printmaking (Moku-hanga) is a traditional Japanese art which has long been admired by Westerners. This relief print method uses a range of compatible materials including the…

Cost: £70
Duration: one day
Venue: Castle Orchard
Try two traditional recycling techniques

Learn the traditional techniques of hooking and podging strips of fabric through hessian backing to make rugs, wall hangings and seat mats. Recycle your old clothes like granny did. A seat mat is a…

Cost: £40
Duration: 10-4
Venue: The Museum of Carpet, Mill Lane, Kidderminster DY10 1AZ
Next Date: 05/06/2019