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We don’t just sell crafts at the Craft House, we also host fantastic community craft classes and parties. Whether you are looking to acquire a new craft skill or enhance existing skills, we offer classes covering a wide range of skills. We work hard to ensure that these are as welcoming, enjoyable and informal as possible. Classes are held in our lower ground floor teaching area and we limit places to ten per class. Our teachers take a fun and engaging approach and the classes are a great opportunity to make new friends as well as create bespoke pieces to take home with you. To book your place please complete the booking form, but please book early to avoid disappointment.

Forthcoming Craft Classes

Wednesday Evening Crochet Lessons
for Beginners and Improvers

 

Wednesday evenings

 

With Sophie Thompson. Wednesday evenings, 6.30pm - 8.00pm. Do you fancy joining our wonderful Wednesday evening crochet lessons with crochet expert Sophie Thompson? Places on this ongoing course..

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Wednesday Evening Knitting Lessons
for Beginners and Improvers

 

Wednesday evenings

 

With Alice Brett. Wednesday evenings, 6.30pm - 8.00pm. Are you interested in joining our lovely evening knitting lessons with expert knitter Alice Brett? Places on this ongoing course come up...

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Creative Writing monthly drop-ins

 

Tuesdays 2-4pm on: 5 June, 3 July, 4 September, 2 October, 6 November, 4 December

 

Join local author Alyson Faye for an inspiring monthly drop-in session for creative writers who have attended previous workshops but want to keep the impetus going with their writing...

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Fused Glass Bowl Workshop


Friday 28-Sep-2018

With Kate Park. Friday 28 September 2019: 11am - 1pm. Join wonderful fused glass artist Kate Park for a relaxing and creative morning creating a 20cm diameter fused glass bowl. ..

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop


Saturday 29-Sep-2018

With Nicky Chadwick. Saturday 29 September 2018, 10am - 4pm. Local calligraphy expert Nicky Chadwick, of Scarlet Starfish, will guide you through the on-trend art of Modern Calligraphy. ..

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Sew Your Own Frilly Knickers! A wonderful stitching workshop


Saturday 29-Sep-2018

With Eleanor Maw. Saturday 29 September 2018 (10am - 4pm). Join talented multi-crafter and blogger Eleanor Maw of www.elmrocks.com ( ) for a fabulous sewing day, creating your very own pa..

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Mosaic Workshop


Thursday 04-Oct-2018

With Kim Searle. Thursday 4 October 2018: 1pm - 3pm. In this workshop we'll turn mosaic tiles, broken crockery and lots of other up-cycled pieces into mosaic works of art. You'll be able to choose fro..

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Pet Portraiture


Thursday 04-Oct-2018

With Caroline Rilatt. 6-Week Pet Portraiture Course on Thursdays, 10am - 12pm, starting 4 October 2018 - 15 November 2018 inclusive (1 week break on 25 October 2018). Join local portrait artis..

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Painting with Yarn


Friday 05-Oct-2018

With Anne Crowther. Friday 5 October 2018: 10am - 12pm Love colour? Fancy a go at weaving? This is the weave taster for you. Immerse yourself in a world of colour, yarn and texture ..

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Love to Carve!


Saturday 06-Oct-2018

With Mike Craig. Saturday 6 October 2018: 10am - 4pm. Join experienced green wood carver Mike Craig for a wonderful one-day workshop, creating Scandinavian-style wooden decorative hearts/heart..

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Weave your own scarf in a day


Saturday 06-Oct-2018

With Anne Crowther. Saturday 6 October 2018: 10am - 4pm. Create an original hand woven scarf in a day at this beginners weaving workshop. A perfect opportunity to design and make a totally..

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Concrete Jewellery Workshop


Friday 12-Oct-2018

With Rebecca Lori of Plastic Violet. FRIDAY 12 OCTOBER 2018 (10AM - 12.30PM). Learn how to create your very own on-trend concrete necklace and earrings with fabulous Yorkshire-..

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Stripes, Pin-stripes, Checks and Tartans Weaving Workshop


Friday 12-Oct-2018

With Anne Crowther. Friday 12 October 2018: 10am - 12pm Ever wondered how checks, tartan and stripes are created in woven fabrics? Spend a couple of hours exploring different colour..

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Cushions Workshop


Saturday 13-Oct-2018

With Faye Hall. Saturday 13 October 2018: 10am - 4pm. Come and sew a gorgeous cushion for your home and pick up some great tips on cushion styles and fabric techniques, with local textiles ..

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Learn to Carve Scandi-style Coat Hooks


Saturday 13-Oct-2018

With Mike Craig. Saturday 13 October 2018: 10am - 4pm. Join experienced green wood carver Mike Craig for a satisfying day, creating Scandinavian-style wooden coat hooks under his expert superv..

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Fused Glass Lanterns Workshop


Friday 19-Oct-2018

With Kate Park. Friday 19 October 2018: 11am - 1pm. Join fused glass artist Kate Park (of "Twice Fired") for a unique workshop experience. Kate will guide you through making two fused gl..

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Sculptural Lampshade Making


Friday 19-Oct-2018

With Florence Hoy of Timid Elk. 10am - 4pm. Create your very own sculptural lampshade suitable for use as a table lamp under the careful guidance of designer/maker Florence Hoy of Timid Elk. ..

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Glorious Colour - a Saturday Workshop


Saturday 20-Oct-2018

With Ann Davies. Saturday 20 October 2018, 10am - 4pm. Come and learn how to make 50 shades of grey! Learn about and paint a colour wheel and about mixing and using complimentary and harmonious ..

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Concrete Jewellery Workshop


Friday 26-Oct-2018

With Rebecca Lori of Plastic Violet. FRIDAY 26 OCTOBER 2018 (10AM - 12.30PM). Learn how to create your very own on-trend concrete necklace and earrings with fabulous Yorkshire-..

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Halloween-inspired ghosts and dark tales creative writing workshop


Friday 26-Oct-2018

With Alyson Faye. Friday 26 October 2018: 10am - 1pm Do you love Halloween? Do you adore reading ghost stories? Do you sit up till the wee small hours creating haunted houses in your head? ... t..

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop


Saturday 27-Oct-2018

With Nicky Chadwick. Saturday 27 October 2018, 10am - 4pm. Local calligraphy expert Nicky Chadwick, of Scarlet Starfish, will guide you through the on-trend art of Modern Calligraphy. ..

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Glorious Painting - 6 week Course


Wednesday 31-Oct-2018

With Ann Davies. Wednesday mornings 9:30 -11:30am. Starting on 31 October 2018. Join outstanding local artist Ann Davies (recently featured on Sky Arts "Landscape Artist of the Year 201..

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The Drawing Course for those who believe they can't draw


Thursday 01-Nov-2018

With Ann Davies. Thursday mornings from 1 November - 6 December 2018: 10am - 12pm. 6 week course 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 November + 6 December. Cost £60 per person. includes expert tuitio..

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An Introduction to Paper Cutting


Friday 02-Nov-2018

With Helen Naylor. Friday 2 November 2018: 10am - 1pm. Join illustrator and expert paper cutter Helen Naylor for a wonderful half day workshop covering the basic skills of decorative pap..

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Brush Pen Modern Calligraphy Workshop


Friday 09-Nov-2018

With Nicky Chadwick. Friday 9 November 2018: 10am - 3pm. Calling all Modern Calligraphy fans! This is a brand new workshop from our wonderful calligraphy tutor, Nicky, which focuses on creatin..

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Festive Poured Candles Workshop


Friday 09-Nov-2018

With Kim Searle. Friday 9 November 2018: 1pm - 3pm. Fancy making some lovely festive candles as gorgeous gifts for family and friends, or as part of your own festive home decorations? Create ..

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Handmade Bath Goodies (Ideal for Christmas Presents!)


Saturday 10-Nov-2018

With Saltaire Soap's Fiona Smith. Saturday 10 November 2018: 10am - 4pm. Learn how to make your own impressive-looking luxury bath products using natural ingredients and essential oil..

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Satchel Making - Two day Workshop


Saturday 10-Nov-2018

With Catherine Bridger-Edwards. Saturday 10 November and Sunday 11 November 2018 (10am - 4pm each day). Create your own beautiful leather Satchel with solid brass or chrome buckle an..

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Beginner's Crochet - 1 day intensive workshop (ideal for beginners!)


Friday 16-Nov-2018

With Sophie Thompson. Friday 16 November 2018: 10am-3pm Join local crochet enthusiast Sophie Thompson for a great day learning how to crochet right from the start! This is an ideal workshop fo..

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Make a Wonderful Origami Light String


Friday 16-Nov-2018

With Florence Hoy of Timid Elk. 10am - 4pm. Using the ancient techniques of origami, designer/maker Florence Hoy of Timid Elk will carefully lead you through the process of making small, intrica..

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Oil and Cold Wax Weekend Workshop


Saturday 17-Nov-2018

With Saltaire-based artist Paula Dunn. Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 November 2018: 10am - 4pm Join talented Yorkshire artist Paula Dunn for an informal day for beginners to be introduced to the t..

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Concrete Heaven! Make Decorative Concrete Geometric Pots and Jewellery in this all-new workshop


Friday 23-Nov-2018

With Rebecca Lori of Plastic Violet. Friday 23 November 2018 (10am - 3pm). A fabulous day of creative concrete exploration with Yorkshire-based Designer/Maker Rebecca Lori of P..

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Fused Glass Festive Decorations Workshop


Friday 23-Nov-2018

With Kate Park. Friday 23 November 2018: 11am - 1pm Join fused glass artist Kate Park (of "Twice Fired") for some sparkling festive fun in this wonderful 2-hour workshop. Kate will show you ho..

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Modern Calligraphy workshop - Xmas-themed


Saturday 24-Nov-2018

With Nicky Chadwick. Saturday 24 November 2018, 10am - 4pm. A fabulous festive workshop, learn or improve existing skills in modern calligraphy and then using this to create lovely Christmas la..

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Brush Pen Modern Calligraphy Workshop


Friday 30-Nov-2018

With Nicky Chadwick. Friday 30 November 2018: 10am - 3pm. Calling all Modern Calligraphy fans! This is a brand new workshop from our wonderful calligraphy tutor, Nicky, which focuses on creati..

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Fused Glass Festive Decorations Workshop


Friday 30-Nov-2018

With Kate Park. Friday 30 November 2018: 11am - 1pm Join fused glass artist Kate Park (of "Twice Fired") for some sparkling festive fun in this wonderful 2-hour workshop. Kate will show you ho..

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Festive Sewing Workshop - Make a Gorgeous Christmas Stocking or a Santa Sack to Treasure!


Saturday 01-Dec-2018

With Alison Wesley. Saturday 1 December 2018: 10am - 4pm. Join fabulous sewing expert Alison Wesley for a wonderful day of festive sewing, creating either a luxurious Christmas stocki..

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Make your own Origami (Cloth) Christmas Wreath


Saturday 01-Dec-2018

With Faye Hall Saturday 1 December 2018: 10am-4pm Join Faye for a fun-filled sewing workshop, creating a Christmas wreath with a difference! This is a fabulous project for keen crafters, incorpo..

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Snow Globes Workshop


Wednesday 05-Dec-2018

With Kim Searle. Wednesday 5 December 2018: 1pm - 2pm. Join craft expert Kim Searle for a fun festive session, creating your very own snow globe! Working from a selection of materials, Kim wi..

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Himmeli Festive Wreath


Thursday 06-Dec-2018

With Faye Hall THURSDAY 6 December 2018: 10am-12pm Join local Designer/Maker Faye Hall for a fabulous festive morning, learning the Finnish craft of Himmeli and creating a unique, on-trend fes..

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A woven landscape


Friday 07-Dec-2018

With Anne Crowther. Friday 7 December 2018: 10am - 12pm Bring along a picture of a favourite landscape or use those provided as your starting point/inspiration. The colours and tex..

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Fused Glass Festive Decorations Workshop


Friday 07-Dec-2018

With Kate Park. Friday 7 December 2018: 11am - 1pm Join fused glass artist Kate Park (of "Twice Fired") for some sparkling festive fun in this wonderful 2-hour workshop. Kate will show you how t..

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Modern Calligraphy workshop - Xmas-themed


Saturday 08-Dec-2018

With Nicky Chadwick. Saturday 8 December 2018, 10am - 4pm. A fabulous festive workshop, learn or improve existing skills in modern calligraphy and then using this to create lovely Christmas lab..

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Christmas Wreath Workshop


Sunday 09-Dec-2018

With Sophie Thompson. Sunday 9 December 2018: 10am - 4pm Join talented Yorkshire florist Sophie Thompson for this popular festive workshop and create a truly gorgeous wreath from fresh flowers..

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Christmas Wreath Workshop


Tuesday 11-Dec-2018

With Sophie Thompson. Tuesday 11 December 2018: 10am - 4pm Join talented Yorkshire florist Sophie Thompson for this popular festive workshop and create a truly gorgeous wreath from fresh flowe..

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Angels with Attitude


Friday 14-Dec-2018

With Ann Davies. Friday 14 December 2018: 10am - 3pm. Join Saltaire artist Ann Davies for a day of festive textile and mixed media exploration, creating a wonderful Ang..

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Winter Lanterns


Friday 14-Dec-2018

Craft Taster Workshop with Anne Crowther. Friday 14 December 2018: 10am-12pm. Join textiles artist Anne Crowther and create yourself an atmospheric winter-themed lantern - a perfect table centre..

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Hand sewn Slippers and Storage Bag - weekend leather craft workshop


Saturday 15-Dec-2018

With Catherine Bridger-Edwards. Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 December 2018: 10am - 4pm approx. Join talented leather designer/maker Catherine for an immersive two-day workshop, learning ..

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Winter Lanterns


Saturday 15-Dec-2018

Craft Taster Workshop with Anne Crowther. Saturday 15 December 2018: 1pm-3pm. Join textiles artist Anne Crowther and create yourself an atmospheric winter-themed lantern - a perfect table cent..

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Winter Lanterns, December


Saturday 15-Dec-2018

Craft Taster Workshop with Anne Crowther. Saturday 15 December 2018: 10am-12pm. Join textiles artist Anne Crowther and create yourself an atmospheric winter-themed lantern - a perfect table cent..

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The Art of Shibori


Friday 11-Jan-2019

With Anne Crowther. Friday 11 January 2019: 10am - 12pm. Shibori is a Japanese textile dyeing technique encompassing various types of shaped resist patterns created through the manipulation of..

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Coptic Stitch Bookbinding Workshop


Saturday 12-Jan-2019

With Florence Hoy of Timid Elk. 10am - 4pm Join designer/maker Florence Hoy of Timid Elk in this day-long workshop, learning the principles of bookbinding. Florence will guide you t..

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Silver Stacking Rings


Saturday 12-Jan-2019

With Margaret Naylor. Saturday 12 January 2019: 10am - 4pm. Join local contemporary jeweller Margaret Naylor for a fabulous day of ring making!. This workshop guides you through several st..

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Glorious Stitching! - a 6-week creative hand-embroidery course with Ann Davies


Wednesday 16-Jan-2019

With Ann Davies. Wednesdays 10am-12.30pm, on: 16, 23, 30 January + 6, 13, 20 February 2019 Join fabulous Saltaire artist Ann Davies (seen recently on SkyArt's "Landscape Artist of the Year") for a hig..

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The Drawing Course for the Terrified! - a 6-week drawing course with Ann Davies


Thursday 17-Jan-2019

With Ann Davies. Thursdays 10am - 12pm: 17, 24, 31 January (*week off 7 Feb) + 14, 21, 28 February 2019. Cost £70 per person. Includes expert tuition, all materials and equipment. Complimentar..

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Free Style (Saori) Weaving Taster Workshop


Friday 18-Jan-2019

With Anne Crowther. Friday 18 January 2019: 10am - 12pm. "Saori" is a style of weaving developed in Japan over 40 years ago - it is an art form that encourages you to develop your..

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Weave a Scarf in a Day


Saturday 19-Jan-2019

With Anne Crowther. Saturday 19 January 2019: 10am - 4pm. Create an original hand woven scarf in a day at this beginners weaving workshop. A perfect opportunity to design and make a totally u..

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Nuno Felting Introductory Workshop


Friday 25-Jan-2019

With Anne Crowther. Friday 25 January 2019: 10am - 12pm. Nuno Felting is a wet felting technique which bonds woollen fleece into a sheer fabric, such as organza or chiffon, creating a lightwei..

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Cold Wax and Oil Workshop


Saturday 26-Jan-2019

With Saltaire-based artist Paula Dunn. Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 January 2019: 10am - 4pm Join talented Yorkshire artist Paula Dunn for an informal day for beginners to be introduced to the ..

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Make a Japanese Blossom Tree Inspired Paper Lantern


Friday 01-Feb-2019

With Anne Crowther. Friday 1st February 2019: 10am - 12pm. Create an atmospheric Japanese blossom tree inspired lantern - a delightful feature for a cosy corner or man..

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Fused Glass Lanterns Workshop


Saturday 02-Feb-2019

With Kate Park. Saturday 2 February 2019: 11am - 1pm Join fused glass artist Kate Park (of "Twice Fired") for a unique workshop experience. Kate will guide you through making two fused glas..

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop


Friday 08-Feb-2019

With Nicky Chadwick. Friday 8 February 2019, 10am - 3pm. Local calligraphy expert Nicky Chadwick, of Scarlet Starfish, will guide you through the on-trend art of Modern Calligraphy. Ni..

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Gorgeous Glass Leaves Workshop


Saturday 09-Feb-2019

With Samantha Yates. Saturday 9 February 2019: 10am - 4pm. Join stained glass artist Samantha Yates for a wonderful day in the workshop, creating a gorgeous stained glass leaf. Samantha will ..

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Paper Cut Personalised Monogram frame


Friday 15-Feb-2019

With Helen Naylor. Friday 15 February 2019: 10AM - 1PM. Join Helen Naylor for a wonderful morning, learning a new skill and creating something beautiful to take away....

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Blooming Marvellous! Giant Paper Flower Workshop


Saturday 16-Feb-2019

With Siya Liu of DoodleDuck Designs. Saturday 16 February 2019: 2 - 5pm. Learn how to create your own GIANT paper flowers at this blooming marvellous workshop with local artist and maker Siya Li..

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Doll Making Workshop


Saturday 16-Feb-2019

With local printmaker and designer Siya (DoodleDuck Designs). Saturday 16 February 2019: 10am - 1pm. Local printmaker and designer Siya (DoodleDuck Designs) has combined design, print and embr..

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Himmeli Workshop


Saturday 16-Feb-2019

With Faye Hall Saturday 16 February 2019: 10am-3pm A rare opportunity to come and experience for yourself the on-trend craft of Himmeli in a local craft workshop! Create fascinating..

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Make a Silver Chain Bracelet


Saturday 23-Feb-2019

With Margaret Naylor. Saturday 23 February 2019: 10am - 4pm. This workshop guides you through several steps to make your own silver chain bracelet. You'll begin by learning how to cu..

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Fused Glass Garden Stakes


Saturday 02-Mar-2019

With Kate Park. Saturday 2 March 2019: 11am - 1pm. Join fused glass artist Kate Park (of "Twice Fired") for a unique workshop experience, creating an exciting new fused glass project. ..

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Intermediate Oil and Cold Wax Workshop


Saturday 02-Mar-2019

With Paula Dunn. Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 March 2019: 10am - 4pm. Join talented Yorkshire artist Paula Dunn for a two day workshop for artists to explore techniques using oil and cold ..

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Glorious Painting - a 6-week painting course with Ann Davies


Thursday 07-Mar-2019

With Ann Davies. Thursdays 10am-12pm: 7, 14, 21, 28 March + 4, 11 April 2019. Join outstanding local artist Ann Davies (featured on Sky Arts "Landscape Artist of the Year 2017") for a fa..

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Brush Pen Modern Calligraphy Workshop


Friday 08-Mar-2019

With Nicky Chadwick. Friday 8 March 2019: 10am - 3pm. Calling all Modern Calligraphy fans! This is a brand new workshop from our wonderful calligraphy tutor, Nicky, which focuses on creating f..

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Make a Silver Charm Bangle


Saturday 09-Mar-2019

With Margaret Naylor. Saturday 9 March 2019: 10am - 4pm. This workshop guides you through several steps to make your own silver charm bangle. The project has two bangles joined ..

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An Introduction to Paper Cutting


Friday 15-Mar-2019

With Helen Naylor. Friday 15 March 2019: 10am - 1pm. Join illustrator and expert paper cutter Helen Naylor for a wonderful half day workshop covering the basic skills of decorative paper..

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Blooming Marvellous! Giant Paper Flower Workshop


Saturday 16-Mar-2019

With Siya Liu of DoodleDuck Designs. Saturday 16 March 2019: 2 - 5pm. Learn how to create your own GIANT paper flowers at this blooming marvellous workshop with local artist and maker Siya Liu o..

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Concrete Jewellery Workshop


Saturday 16-Mar-2019

With Rebecca Lori of Plastic Violet. Saturday 16 March 2019: 10AM - 12.30PM. Learn how to create your very own on-trend concrete necklace and earrings with fabulous Yorkshire-b..

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Doll Making Workshop


Saturday 16-Mar-2019

With local printmaker and designer Siya (DoodleDuck Designs). Saturday 16 March 2019: 10am - 1pm. Local printmaker and designer Siya (DoodleDuck Designs) has combined design, print and embroid..

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Weave a Scarf in a Day Workshop


Saturday 23-Mar-2019

With Anne Crowther. Saturday 23 March 2019: 10am - 4pm. Create an original hand woven scarf in a day at this beginners weaving workshop. A perfect opportunity to design and make a totally uni..

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Cold Wax and Oil Workshop


Saturday 06-Apr-2019

With Saltaire-based artist Paula Dunn. Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 April 2019: 10am - 4pm Join talented Yorkshire artist Paula Dunn for an informal day for beginners to be introduced to the tech..

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Carve your own spoon


Saturday 20-Apr-2019

With Mike Craig. Saturday 20 April: 10am - 4pm and Saturday 27 April 2019: 10am-4pm. Wood has been used for eating and serving food throughout history - now's your chance to come and learn the o..

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Fused Glass Lanterns Workshop


Friday 26-Apr-2019

With Kate Park. Friday 26 April 2019: 11am - 1pm. Join fused glass artist Kate Park (of "Twice Fired") for a unique workshop experience. Kate will guide you through making two fused glass p..

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Cold Wax and Oil Workshop


Saturday 15-Jun-2019

With Saltaire-based artist Paula Dunn. Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 June 2019: 10am - 4pm Join talented Yorkshire artist Paula Dunn for an informal day for beginners to be introduced to the techn..

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Intermediate Oil and Cold Wax Workshop


Saturday 06-Jul-2019

With Paula Dunn. Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July 2019: 10am - 4pm each day. Join talented Yorkshire artist Paula Dunn for a two day workshop for artists to explore techniques using oil a..

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