Workshops

 

Workshops are suitable for everyone from 5 to 50+. We need a minimum of 5 people to run a session and there will be a maximum of 10 per class giving you plenty of opportunity to try out different designs. Workshops will take place from Monday 20th August to Friday 24th August from 2.30pm to 4pm and cost £10 per person, including all materials as well as a hot/cold drink and biscuits. For more information, please click on the workshop that you are interested in below:

Design and print your own tote bag – Monday

We will work with a mix of stencils and foam to create your own unique designs. Test designs will be printed on paper before transferring your design onto a tote bag to take home. We will be using fabric paint so bags will be able to be machine washed (you will need to iron them on the reverse for a few minutes to fix the design on the fabric). There will be a 15-minute break for drinks and biscuits in the middle of the workshop. All materials are included in the workshop price. There is a limit of 3 tote bags per attendee but more can be purchased on the day. The class is suitable for children from 5 upwards and adults too. There is a maximum of 10 people per class. Workshop date: Monday 20th August. Time: 2.30pm to 4pm. Cost: £10 per person.

Pressed Flower workshop – Tuesday

A workshop that looks at different ways to press flowers and using a selection of pressed flowers available, we will learn to make bookmarks, tea light holders and hanging mandalas for the garden. All materials provided. You can also bring your own leaves and flowers to press on the day using a quick-press method. There will be a 15-minute break for drinks and biscuits in the middle of the workshop. The class is suitable for children from 5 upwards and adults too. There is a maximum of 10 people per class.Workshop date: Tuesday 21st August. Time: 2.30pm to 4pm. Cost: £10 per person.

Notebook Design – Wednesday

Using a mix of stencils, stamps and paper cutting to create beautiful, personalised notebooks. Each child will be able to experiment with pattern and composition and then go on to design their very own personal notebook, that they can take away at the end of the session. All materials and notebooks are included in the workshop price. Each attendee will have the chance to create 2 notebooks during the workshop. There will be a 15-minute break for drinks and biscuits in the middle of the workshop. The class is suitable for children from 5 upwards and adults too. There is a maximum of 10 people per class. Workshop date: Wednesday 22nd August. Time: 2.30pm to 4pm. Cost: £10 per person.

Leaf Print Pop Art – Thursday

A fun art workshop to introduce kids to the work of pop artists like Andy Warhol, lots of fun for grown ups too. We use an array of colourful and metallic acrylic paints and bright-coloured card to create different leaf prints. You can then choose your favourite 2 or 4 prints to spray mount onto a display board to take home and hang/display at home. We will have a selection of leaves here to paint but please bring any other leaves you have in the garden or find on your way to the workshop! Workshop date: Thursday 23rd August. Time: 2.30pm to 4pm. Cost: £10 per person.

Sunprinting – Friday

Sunprints have been around for over 100 years. They combine the beauty of nature, the love of texture, and the magic of photography. In this workshop, we will create beautiful blue and white sunprints using flowers, leaves, feathers and other objects. Each student will have the chance to create up to 5 different prints to take away with them during the session. All materials provided but feel free to bring your own objects to print with. There will be a 15-minute break for drinks and biscuits in the middle of the workshop. The class is suitable for children from 5 upwards and adults too. There is a maximum of 10 people per class. Workshop date: Friday 24th August. Time: 2.30pm to 4pm. Cost: £10 per person.