All Courses

Using Spring Tonic herbs for health and wellbeing

We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged elderflowers, nettle, cleavers and marigold flowers and make…

Cost: £195 for two days incl vegetarian lunches
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Botanical printing onto natural fibres

Gathering Autumn leaves, arranging onto paper and felt, bundling and steaming as test pieces. Bundling and leaving with a finished silk scarf.

Cost: £60 per day per person
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Kinnersley
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: £40 per person. £35 per person if you come with a friend.
Duration: 3 1/2hrs to 4hrs
Venue: 1 Club House, Tillington
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
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
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