Courses and Workshops

TUESDAY 26 NOVEMBER 

Willow Workshop Christmas Swags £45 Studi0ne, Broadwindsor Craft Centre, Dorset jojo.sadler@hotmail.co.uk josadlerforgednwillow.bigcartel.com 07531417209. 

 

WEDNESDAY 27 NOVEMBER 

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

 

THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER 

From Wolf Hall to Poldark: Historical Dance Class meets 19.30-21.00, Castle Cary Market House BA7 7AH Taught by friendly specialist. No experience or partner needed. Wear light loose clothes & flexible footwear. £6.00 per stand-alone session, just turn up (every fourth Thursday, check before first time). Info Ann Hinchliffe 01935 472771 thedancingmaster@outlook.com 

 

FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER 

Moonstruck Hare Create a winter landscape, using natural fabrics which will be embellished with textured hand stitching. With Paula Simpson. 10am-4pm. £30.  Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East St, Ilminster TA19 0AN. 01460 54973. 

By The Loom – Axminster Heritage Spinning and Weaving Group. £3 Everyone welcome; beginners and the more experienced. 10.30 – 3.00 pm More info or to book: 01404 831207 or visit www.axminsterheritage.org The Bradshaw Meeting Room, Axminster Heritage, Silver Street, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5AH 

 

SATURDAY 30 NOVEMBER 

‘Make a festive swag and Victorian fruits for Christmas’ £16 Tutor:  Gina Youens. 10:00 am – 12:30 The Bradshaw Meeting Room, Silver Street, Axminster EX13 5AH To book and for details please phone Jane on 01404 831207 

Christmas Cards, Gift Tags or Pictures in Cut Paper Collage Taught by Penny Brown. Arrive at 9.45am for morning tea. Start at 10am finish at 4pm with afternoon tea. £80 inc all refreshments and lunch. The Kingcombe Centre, Lower Kingcombe, DT20EQ. T: 01300 320684. Visit www.kingcombe.org to book online. 

 

SAT 30 NOV & SUN 1 DECEMBER 

Colour Mixing Course at The School of Art and Wellbeing – This is a 2 day course with Tutor Mary Ann Mackenzie. A 2 day intensive course. Please look on the website for the course details www.artandwellbeing.net or phone 01404 45699. 

Sunday 1 December

Felt Christmas Wreaths, 10.00 to 16.00  £35 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL www.coastalcraftcollective.co.uk 01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk

 

Monday 2 December

Clay Sculpture, 10am-3pm, informal sculpting group, untutored, materials not provided, £7, Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN, www.themeetinghouse.org.uk

Writers group, 2pm-4pm. Kennaway House Sidmouth EX10 8NG, mail@kennawayhouse.org.uk 01395 515551.

 

Tuesday 3 December

Willow Workshop Deer £80 Studi0ne, Broadwindsor Craft Centre, Dorset jojo.sadler@hotmail.co.uk josadlerforgednwillow.bigcartel.com 07531417209.

 

Wednesday 4 December

Christmas Needle Felting, 13.30 to 16.30  £30 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL www.coastalcraftcollective.co.uk  01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk

Bookbinding Workshop, 10.30 – 3.30.  Make your own classic hardcover A5 notebook in cloth or with decorative paper boards. All materials included and tools provided. Beginners welcome,  £55. Leafwork studio, Whitchurch Canonicorum DT6 6RH. Details and booking info@leafwork.co.uk 01297 489976

 

Thursday 5 December

Punchneedling Workshop, 11am – 3.30pm, Create a unique punch needled artwork £60/£55 THG Friends, Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Elmfield House, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LX, 01404 45006 www.thelmahulbert.com

Driftwood Christmas Trees & Decorations, 09.30 to 12.00  £23  Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL www.coastalcraftcollective.co.uk  01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk

 

Friday 6 December

Creative Watercolours, 10am-3pm, explore new techniques in watercolour, £30, Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN, www.themeetinghouse.org.uk

 

Saturday 7 December

Surface Decoration Montage Use images and coloured paper from magazines to decorate a tin, box or object. With Claire Jeanes. 10am-1pm. £16 (plus £2 for materials). Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster. TA19 0AN. 01460 54973. www.themeetinghouse.org.uk.

Wreath making work shop, 10am to 12noon No experience necessary, all materials provided, £15 pr person. Tatworth memorial hall  TA20 2QW, Book with Julie Kettle Tel 01297 33924

 

Sunday 8 December

Natural Christmas Wreaths, 10.00 to 12.30  £22 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL  01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk Also 12 December

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)  and Forest Bathing -Taster Session 1.30pm-3.30pm Call Jay on 07903 862809, or visit heartsynergy.co.uk/mindfulness for more details.

 

Monday 9 December

Clay Sculpture, 10am-3pm, informal sculpting group, untutored, materials not provided, £7, Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN, www.themeetinghouse.org.uk

Art Journaling, 10.00 to 13.00  £30 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL

01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk

 

Tuesday 10 December

Illuminated Driftwood Trees on Canvas, 10.00 to 13.00  £30 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL 01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk

 

Wednesday 11 December

Introduction to Paper Making, 14.00 to 16.00 £25 Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon EX12 2QL  01297 691362  hello@coastalcraftcollective.co.uk

 

Thursday 12 December

Wreath Making Workshop ‘Sea theme’ wreaths using sea heather, eucalyptus, driftwood and more. Ticket includes tea/coffee and biscuits, all materials to take your wreath home, and a 2 course lunch with a glass of Prosecco. 10:30am – 14:00pm in the Poulett Chapel at the Alexandra Hotel, tickets are £77. To book phone the hotel on 01279 442010. Alexandra Hotel and Restaurant, Pound Street, Lyme Regis, DT7 3HZ

Wreath making workshop 1-3pm / 4-6pm, Create a living handmade Christmas Wreath £30/£25 THG Friends, Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Elmfield House, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LX, 01404 45006 www.thelmahulbert.com

 

Friday 13 December

Beginners’ Sewing Machine Workshop Get to know your sewing machine; learn about threading, stitches and basic maintenance. With Paula Simpson. Fridays 10am – 1pm. £15 per session. Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East St, Ilminster TA19 0AN. 01460 54973.

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 More info or to book: 01404 831207 or visit www.axminsterheritage.org 10.30 – 3.00 pm at Dalwood Pavilion EX13 7EU

 

Saturday 14 December

Children’s Art Chest, 10.30-12.30pm, art workshop for the over 8s, £5,Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN, www.themeetinghouse.org.uk

 

Monday 16 December

Clay Sculpture, 10am-3pm, informal sculpting group, untutored, materials not provided, £7, Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN, www.themeetinghouse.org.uk

 

Tuesday 17 December

Willow Workshop Deer £80 Studi0ne, Broadwindsor Craft Centre, Dorset jojo.sadler@hotmail.co.uk josadlerforgednwillow.bigcartel.com 07531417209.

 

Friday 20 December

Felting Discover the art of felting by making scarves, bags, slippers, hats – or whatever takes your fancy! Beginners to advanced welcome. 10am – 3pm. £25 (excludes materials). Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East St, Ilminster TA19 0AN. 01460 54973.

 

Friday 27 December

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 More info or to book: 01404 831207 or visit www.axminsterheritage.org The Bradshaw Meeting Room, Axminster Heritage, Silver Street, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5AH