Creative Crafts Courses

Upholstery RestorationCourse Full7th Aug to 11th Aug 2017
Tutor: David JamesMonday to Friday


This is a project led course with students providing their own upholstery project to work on under the expert eye and with guidance from a very experienced upholsterer and tutor..... read more

Woodcarving and Stonecarving7th Aug to 11th Aug 2017
Tutor: Dick OniansMonday to Friday


The course aims to introduce complete beginners to the basic skills of carving, chisel sharpening and wood behaviour. In further sessions you may follow a structured course of set projects or develop your own ideas. At every stage you will add to your skills and knowledge of all aspects of carving and develop design skills. Experienced carvers will be helped develop their own projects and skills..... read more

Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making10th Aug to 11th Aug 2017
Tutor: Machi De WaardThursday to Friday


Learn the techniques of piercing, shaping, filing, hammering, soldering and finishing as you make a simple silver ring, then try out different texturing methods with a second piece of jewellery. No experience or artistic skills are necessary. You will be given instruction in the use of tools and equipment as the course progresses. Students can choose to work either in silver or they can work in copper. Silver is not included in the course cost..... read more

Make a Mosaic for your Home17th Aug to 18th Aug 2017
Tutor: Rosalind WatesThursday to Friday


Make a mosaic for your house or garden using beautiful glass and ceramic tesserae. A choice of projects will be available, or you can bring your own. You will learn how to cut and arrange the tiles, and how to grout and complete the mosaic. You will also learn a little about mosaic history and some of the traditional patterns which you can incorporate into your design if you wish..... read more