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Flower Crown and Hair Comb

Date June 09, 2016
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  • Flowers & Herbs

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A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon choosing flowers and foliage to create your stunning Flower Crown and Hair comb. We use a combination of techniques and you will get lots of tips and tricks of the trade. We will inspire you to make something truly wonderful. This is also a great workshop for hen parties - we can do other dates by arrangement 
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Silver Ring Workshop

Date July 02, 2016
Skills
  • Jewellery & Silversmith

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Come along to a 2 hour workshop where you will have the opportunity to design and create your very own ring from a wax model, whilst ejoying a complimentary glass of prosecco! Workshops will run 11am - 1pm, 3pm - 5pm and 6pm - 8pm with all tools, materials, refreshments and return postage included. 1 - Arrive 15 minutes before the start of your workshop and enjoy a welcome drink 2 - Health and safety briefing 3 - Check your ring size 4 - Sketch out some ideas 5 - Start carving your ring from jeweller's wax 6 - Fill in your address details and details of how you'd like your ring polished  I'll take away your carved ring to cast it in solid sterling silver before filing, sanding and polishing to your desired finish. Your finished...Read more
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Potter’s Wheel Workshop - One Day

Date September 16, 2017
Skills
  • Pottery & Ceramics

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Ever yearned to go ‘hands on’ with a potter’s wheel…or maybe you need to fine tune your technique? Whatever your experience, beginner or improver, this is the course for you. Small friendly groups and seven electric potter’s wheels ensure plenty of individual attention and guidance. Participants are consistently amazed at what they achieve in a day! Cost: £130 Includes refreshments, lunch, firing, glazing (1-2 pots) and the cost of posting your masterpieces. Dates for 2017 – Sat 14 Jan, Fri 27 Jan, Sat 4 Feb, Sat 18 Feb, Fri 24 Feb, Sat 18 Mar, Fri 24 Mar, Sat 8 Apr, Sat 22 Apr, Sat 6 May, Sat 20 May, Sat 10 June, Fri 8 Sept, Sat 16 Sept, Sat 7 Oct, Sat 4 Nov, Fri 10 Nov, Sat 2 Dec. Other dates are available for group bookings. How to book: Please contact the Pottery to...Read more
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Potter’s Wheel Workshop - Weekend

Date September 30, 2017
Skills
  • Pottery & Ceramics

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The therapeutic benefits of working with soft clay on the potter’s wheel are well documented. Participants often leave the studio on Sunday afternoon feeling totally de-stressed and with an overwhelming sense of well-being. “I feel like I’ve spent a weekend at a health farm!” commented a recent punter. Small friendly groups and seven electric potter’s wheels ensure plenty of individual attention and guidance. You will explore a whole range of making techniques based upon the potter’s wheel including: throwing, turning, attaching handles & motifs and decorating methods using under-glaze and coloured slip. Cost: £240 Includes refreshments, lunch, materials, firing, glazing and the cost of posting your finished masterpieces. Dates for 2017 – 7 & 8 Jan, 28 & 29 Jan, 25 & 26 Feb, 11 & 12 Mar, 1 & 2 Apr, 29 & 30 Apr, 3 & 4 June, 1 & 2...Read more
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Potter’s Wheel Workshop - One Day

Date October 07, 2017
Skills
  • Pottery & Ceramics

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Ever yearned to go ‘hands on’ with a potter’s wheel…or maybe you need to fine tune your technique? Whatever your experience, beginner or improver, this is the course for you. Small friendly groups and seven electric potter’s wheels ensure plenty of individual attention and guidance. Participants are consistently amazed at what they achieve in a day! Cost: £130 Includes refreshments, lunch, firing, glazing (1-2 pots) and the cost of posting your masterpieces. Dates for 2017 – Sat 14 Jan, Fri 27 Jan, Sat 4 Feb, Sat 18 Feb, Fri 24 Feb, Sat 18 Mar, Fri 24 Mar, Sat 8 Apr, Sat 22 Apr, Sat 6 May, Sat 20 May, Sat 10 June, Fri 8 Sept, Sat 16 Sept, Sat 7 Oct, Sat 4 Nov, Fri 10 Nov, Sat 2 Dec. Other dates are available for group bookings. How to book: Please contact the Pottery to...Read more
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Children’s Holiday Pottery Session

Date October 25, 2017
Skills
  • Kids Crafts

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An ideal opportunity for aspiring young potters to work with professional, ceramic artists. Experience ‘hands on’ real clay with an exciting variety of making techniques. A different theme every time includes either a go on the potter’s wheel or work with coloured slips. The 1 ½ hr sessions take place throughout the day and are designed to suit either 4-8yrs and 9-12yrs. Smallfriendly groups ensure maximum attention from our experienced team of potters, always on hand to guide and offer advice. Bigemphasis on having fun and learning via enjoyment. Fantastic results every time. Your child’s clay masterpiece will need to dry thoroughly before it can be fired. Collection times will be issued on the day of the workshop. Dates for 2017 – 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 19 Apr, 31 May, 2 Aug, 25 Oct. Other dates...Read more
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Potter’s Wheel Workshop - Weekend

Date October 28, 2017
Skills
  • Pottery & Ceramics

Details

The therapeutic benefits of working with soft clay on the potter’s wheel are well documented. Participants often leave the studio on Sunday afternoon feeling totally de-stressed and with an overwhelming sense of well-being. “I feel like I’ve spent a weekend at a health farm!” commented a recent punter. Small friendly groups and seven electric potter’s wheels ensure plenty of individual attention and guidance. You will explore a whole range of making techniques based upon the potter’s wheel including: throwing, turning, attaching handles & motifs and decorating methods using under-glaze and coloured slip. Cost: £240 Includes refreshments, lunch, materials, firing, glazing and the cost of posting your finished masterpieces. Dates for 2017 – 7 & 8 Jan, 28 & 29 Jan, 25 & 26 Feb, 11 & 12 Mar, 1 & 2 Apr, 29 & 30 Apr, 3 & 4 June, 1 & 2...Read more

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