All Courses

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
An exciting, textiles, printing technique

This is a traditional, textiles printing technique, which can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities. It’s fun and absorbing and produces surprisingly quick and unique results. After experimenting with authentic Indian wood blocks, pre-cut and bought blocks, you will be guided on how to create a…

Cost: £60 per person. £55 per person if you come with a friend.
Duration: 1 day 10am to 4pm
Venue: 1 Club House, Tillington
Next Date: 04/06/2019
Beyond the basics is an intermediate course focusing on finishing techniques.

This workshop caters for those who have either attended our Basics of Machine Knitting workshop, or who are competent in basic operations and want to learn more. Rather than write a fixed workshop…

Cost: £150 Two Day Workshop
Duration: 2 Days
Venue: Rose Tinted Rags - Textile Resource Centre - Hereford
A wonderful insight into designing and making stained glass windows.

This three and a half day workshop is for beginners and those with some experience. It will give an insight into the design and making of stained glass windows and you will create your own original…

Cost: £240
Duration: Three and a half days.
Venue: Brilley Village Hall, Brilley, Nr Hay on Wye, Herefordshire HR3…
Next Date: 11/05/2019
A wonderful insight into designing and making stained glass windows.

This three and a half day workshop is for beginners and those with some experience. It will give an insight into the design and making of stained glass windows and you will create your own original…

Cost: £240
Duration: Three and a half days.
Venue: Brilley Village Hall, Brilley, Nr Hay on Wye, Hereford HR3 6JG
Learn a vintage recycling technique

A celebration of all things woolly, just off Junction 13 of the M6. Workshops, stalls, food, music, shearing..... Learn a simple traditional technique for making textured, progged projects. In an…

Cost: £15 includes a kit
Duration: One hour 11.45 - 12.45
Venue: Wool@J13, Lower Drayton Farm, Lower Drayton Lane, Penkridge,…
Next Date: 18/05/2019
Learn two traditional recycling techniques

Learn simple traditional techniques for making hooked or progged rugs. You could make a cushion or start a rug. If you would like to customise a hessian bag it makes a useful sampler and they make…

Cost: £85 includes a piece of hessian and a £5 voucher to spend in…
Duration: One day 10.00 - 16.00
Venue: New Brewery Arts
Next Date: 06/07/2019
Create a flower using vintage rag rug techniques

One hour practical workshop where you learn 2 traditional rag rug techniques scaled down to make a flower which you could use later to decorate a bag or make a brooch. The centre is hooked with yarn…

Cost: £19.50 includes a kit and light breakfast (9am Saturday.) £15…
Duration: 60 minutes
Venue: NEC, Birmingham, UK
Next Date: 03/08/2019