All Courses

Start a shaggy seat mat and try hooking

Learn Progging for shaggy rag rugs and try Hooking, used for pictorial pieces. It's all traditional hands-on upcycling (can be addictive...) using old clothes, bedding, etc. You can use the technique…

Cost: Cost £55 per person.
Duration: one day 10 - 4
Venue: Arts & Crafts Community Centre, St Michael's Hall, Ewyas…
Next Date: 17/09/2022
Weekend stone carving course on beautiful Welsh borders

Wonderful weekend of stone carving on the Welsh borders near Knighton. All abilities and ages welcome, go home with your own hand carved piece on Sunday evening. All tools, stone and sustenance provided.

Cost: £220 for the weekend
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Upper House, Knucklas
Next Date: 13/08/2022
Weekend stone carving courses

Weekend stone carving courses in Knucklas, near Knighton on the Welsh borders. All abilities and ages welcome. Dates for courses this summer 2022 will be announced in May.

Cost: £220 for a weekend, covers cost of stone and all lunches and…
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Upper House
Spend a fabulous and rewarding week in Tuscany, lots of fun

Two glorious one-week courses in the north Tuscan hills in Italy (2-9 July, 9-16 July) – spectacular locations, fabulous food, and Marianne’s excellent tuition, in a small and friendly student…

Cost: £ 815/990
Duration: Two one-week courses
Venue: Il Frantoio Vecchio, Terenazano, Italy
Explore colour contrasts, variations, subtleties and character

A five-week course devoted to colour in all its glory. Colour plays a major part in these Spring-time classes, which will focus on our environment and the natural world. We’ll be working with…

Cost: £120/190
Venue: Hay on Wye Parish Hall
A chance to learn new skills and practise old ones.

A series of 4 lively drawing classes. Each of these sessions will address a different theme, such as distance, perspective, symmetry, close observation, texture, and figure drawing. In the process,…

Cost: £96/152
Venue: Hay on Wye Parish Hall
Learn two traditional recycling techniques

Try 2 techniques or focus on one to make a sampler or start a seat mat or rug. Progging produces a shaggy effect and hooking can be used for pictorial detail. In a day you could make a small project.

Cost: £60 includes beverages during the day and a small piece of…
Duration: 10-4
Venue: The Market House, Ross on Wye
Weekend stone carving course on beautiful Welsh borders

A 2 day course for all ages and abilities, using traditional, age old, hammer and chisels. Bring your own ideas to create and hopefully go home with a finished piece by the end of the weekend. The…

Cost: £190 for the weekend. Includes cost of stone
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Upper House, Knucklas
An introduction into the wonderful art of Hand Embroidery

Hand Embroidery is a centuries old skill and is embedded into the history and way of life of so many cultures. This course introduces you to this beautiful art of painting with stitches. You will…

Cost: £70 per person
Duration: 1 day 10am to 4pm
Venue: Ginn's Studio, Tillington, Hereford
This course is all about colour, wool, weaving, learning and fun.

A lovely experience of learning about plant dyeing , weaving and felting with gorgeous colours. You will watch the River flowing in front of you while you get to know interesting people and enjoy a garden full of vegetables, dye plants and above all colour.

Cost: £285 for 3 days
Duration: 3 days
Venue: The Forge, Byford