Courses and Workshops

Monday 6 January

Jurassic Coast Women Writers share their writing at Charmouth Library  7 pm  Call Monique 07709022299.

Tower Studio Art Class 10am – 1pm A friendly, drawing, painting, mixed art class Tower Studio, St Michaels Art and Vintage Quarter Booking essential. Call Claire 07767622470 Also on Monday13th, 20th and 27th January

 

Tuesday 7 January

Willow Workshops Hedgerow Basket £55 Studi0ne, Broadwindsor Craft Centre, Dorset jojo.sadler@hotmail.co.uk josadlerforgednwillow.bigcartel.com 07531417209.

Watercolours, Tuesdays 10am-12pm or 1-3pm, Learn the techniques of watercolour in these relaxed classes, £180 for 12 weeks.  Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN, www.themeetinghouse.org.uk

 

Wednesday 8 January

Acrylic Painting, Wednesdays 10.30am-12.30pm. Explore and develop your own painting style. All abilities, £75 for 6 workshops, Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN, www.themeetinghouse.org.uk

Dalwood Upholstery Class with tutor John Cooper in Dalwood Village Hall.  9.30am to 3.30pm. £15 per day.  As places are limited, please book in advance by phone on 01404 831207.

 

Thursday 9 January

Bullet Journals, 09.30 to 12.30  £30 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL  01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk

Pastel Pencils, 10am-1pm, Desert animals, £75, Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN, www.themeetinghouse.org.uk

Portraits in Oils. Thursdays, 1.45-4.15pm, Paint a portrait of your choice and discover a variety of oil painting techniques, £65 for 6 workshops, Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN, www.themeetinghouse.org.uk

Tower Studio Art Class 10am – 1pm A friendly, drawing, painting, mixed art class Tower Studio, St Michaels Art and Vintage Quarter. Booking essential. Call Claire 07767622470 Also on Thursday 16th, 23rd and 30th of January.

 

Friday 10 January

Beginners’ Sewing Machine Workshop,10am-1pm, Learn about threading, stitches and basic maintenance, £15 per session,Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN, www.themeetinghouse.org.uk

By The Loom – Axminster Heritage Spinning and Weaving Group.  Come along and learn new skills or use old ones with a friendly and supportive group.  £3 Everyone welcome; beginners and the more experienced. 10.30 – 3.00 pm at Dalwood Pavilion EX13 7EU. To book and for details please phone: 01404 831207

Tower Studio Art Class 10am – 1pm A friendly, drawing, painting, mixed art class Tower Studio, St Michaels Art and Vintage Quarter Booking essential. Call Claire 07767622470 Also on Friday 17th, 24th and 31st January

 

Saturday 11 January

Introduction to Weaving with a Loom, 10.00 to 13.00  £35 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL  01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk

Hand Embroidery For Beginners. 10am – 1pm Learn the best 15 hand embroidery stitches. Produce a sampler and then use the stitches in a creative project.  Tutor: Jan Dimond,  £16 The Bradshaw Meeting Room, Thomas Whitty House, Silver Street, Axminster EX13 5AH To book please phone Jane on 01404 831207

 

Sunday 12 January

Time to Write, 2.00 -3.30pm, Creative writing sessions and conversation  inspired by the museum collections with poet Sarah Ccton. Lyme Regis museum, tel 01297 443370, email:museum@lymeregismuseum.co.uk, Lyme Regis museum, Bridge Street, DT7 3QA.  Also 19th and 26th.

 

Monday 13 January

Art Journaling, 10.00 to 13.00  £30 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL  01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk

Calligraphy, 14.00 to 16.00  £20 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL

01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk also 20 and 27 January

The January Art and Design History course in Bridport is ‘Realism’. Chapel in the Garden, East Street, Bridport. 2pm-3.30pm, 6 wks. Fee: £60. Email chris.pamsimpson@btinternet.com or tel 01300 321715. Tutor: Pam Simpson MA, Pam teaches at Bath Spa University and teaches courses in Bridport and Lyme Regis.

Modern Floral Watercolour Workshop for beginners 1 to 3.30pm  an introduction to painting winter snowdrops £16  Axminster Heritage Centre Silver st Axminster  to book call 01404 831207

 

Tuesday 14 January

Lino Printing, 13.45 to 16.45  £20 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL  01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk

Friday 17 January

Make a Felt Hat or Scarf, 10am-3pm, Learn how to use felt to create a stylish new hat or cosy scarf, £25, Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN, www.themeetinghouse.org.uk

Calligraphy workshop for beg/int

1 to 3.30 pm  Come and learn the foundation hand   at Axminster Heritage Centre Silver st axminster

Call 07703246481 or gina.youens@btinternet.com

 

Saturday 18 January

Fabric Floral Wreaths, 10.30 to 15.30 £35 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL  01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk

Children’s Art Chest, 10.30am-12.30pm, Viking Art, £5. Age 8+, Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN, www.themeetinghouse.org.uk

Printing on Fabric: Embellishing by machine or hand embroidery’  An Axminster Heritage Craft Course £16 Tutor: Jan Dimond. 10:00 am – 3 pm The Bradshaw Meeting Room, Silver Street, Axminster EX13 5AH To book and for details please phone Jane on 01404 831207

 

Tuesday 21 January

Paint Pouring, 14.00 to 16.30  £28.50 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL 01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk

Dillington House, Ilminster. Day course with Bridport based historian Jane Ferentzi-Sheppard Mayflower 400 – West Country Connections to North America. Fee: £56,  this includes coffee/tea on arrival, mid-morning coffee, 3-course lunch and tea with cake. To book please contact the Bookings Office on 01460 258613. Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9DT  www.dillington.com    dillington@somerset.gov.uk

Creative Process and Self Expression Workshops (Level 1) begin today in Bridport – The Chapel in the Garden.  10 Tuesdays 9.30am-12.30.  ‘Serious play’ with art materials & group discussions.  Max 10 participants.  Successful course at London’s Central St. Martins’ College for 20+ years.  Suitable for artists & designers as well as beginners wanting to explore + develop creativity and self expression further.  Great if you are looking to find or change creative direction, feeling creatively stuck etc.  Fun and challenging.  Contact M. Caddick (MA DipAT) asap to discuss the course & to book a place 07557 275275.  For course flyer email m.caddick@gmx.net “In 10 weeks I learnt more about my own creative processes than in 6 years at art school.”  “A deeply enriching experience.”

 

Friday 24 January

Slow Stitch, 10am-12.30pm (and 1.30-4pm). The simple and mindful process of creating designs on fabric with stitch. Bring your own hand sewing kit. £15 (excl materials),  Ilminster Arts

By The Loom – Axminster Heritage Spinning and Weaving Group.  Come along and learn new skills or use old ones with a friendly and supportive group.  £3 Everyone welcome; beginners and the more experienced. 10.30 – 3.00 pm For information tel. 01404 831207. The Bradshaw Meeting Room, Axminster Heritage, Silver Street, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5AH

 

Monday 27 January

Metal Embossing, 10.00 to 13.00  £30 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL  01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk

 

Wednesday 29 January

Dalwood Upholstery Class 9.30am to 3.30pm with tutor John Cooper in Dalwood Village Hall.  9.30am to 3.30pm. £15 per day. Places are limited, please book in advance on 01404 831207.

 

Thursday 30 January

Mosaics Workshop, 30 – 09.30 to 13.00 , 31 – 09.00 to 10.30  £40 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL 01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk