Courses and Workshops

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

 

Saturday 1 February

Hare £75pp Studi0ne Broadwindsor Craft Centre Dorset 9-30am -4-30pm

 

Saturday 8 February

Kokedama Workshops 10am – 12 noon Create striking sculptural ‘string gardens’ for snow drop displays that can be hung indoors or outdoors, with head gardener, Joshua Sparkes. Tickets cost £25 and include entry to the garden as well as a generous slice of cake and cups of tea and coffee to fuel creativity. Also 22 February. www.fordeabbey.co.uk Tel: 01460 220231

 

Monday 10 February

Learning to Draw : Spring Flowers. 1pm to 3 pm  £16  “ Come and take the first steps in learning to draw and simple mark making.” Bradshaw Room, Axminster Heritage Centre , Axminster EX13 5AH.  gina.youens@btinternet.com  07703246481

 

Wednesday 12 February

Dalwood Upholstery Class 9.30am to 3.30pm 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.

 

Friday 14 February

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

 

Saturday 15 February

Modern Floral Watercolour Workshop ll – Spring Tulips & Daffodils  An introduction to painting spring flowers, learn the basic techniques: laying a wash, brushes, paints and paper, etc.  Suitable for beginners and intermediates.  Tutor: Gina Youens.  Contact tutor for a material list 07703 246481.  £16  An Axminster Heritage Craft Course 1:00pm – 3:30 pm The Bradshaw Meeting Room, Silver Street, Axminster EX13 5AH To book and for details please phone Jane on 01404 831207

 

Sunday 16 February

Advanced Massage Course, 10.00am – 5.00pm, No Hands Massage ‘Transforming Touch’, 3 continuous days of giving and receiving potent healing touch intergrating neuro-muscular, myofacial and trigger point release in a unique and effective way with zero strain.  You need to be a qualified Bodyworker to attend this course. Sunday 16th – Tues 18th Bridport, Contact Amanda 07733 045 289 bridport.massage@gmail.com

 

Saturday 22 February

Calligraphy for Beginners. A five-lesson course starts today. Saturday mornings in Feb, Mar and April. £65. Come and learn the Foundational Round-hand in a small group in a first floor studio in Dorchester. Learn the basics then work on some easy but effective projects. For details and to book a place phone Jenny on 01305 264568.

Wednesday 26 February

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 limited, please book in advance by phone on 01404 831207.

 

Friday 28 February

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 more info or to book: 01404 831207. The Bradshaw Meeting Room, Axminster Heritage, Silver Street, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5AH

Dillington House, Ilminster. Bridport historian Jane Ferentzi-Sheppard is offering a day ‘DNA and Family History Research’, how to use the results in your family history. Need to have done an Ancestry DNA test to attend. Fee is £56 which includes a three course lunch and tea and coffee all day. For more information contact the booking office at Dillington House on  01460 258613   or email  dillington@somerset.gov.uk

 

Saturday 29 February

Jewellery workshop with Caroline Parrott. 10am-4pm. Create your own unique jewellery, using anodised aluminium that you handprint and dye as part of the workshop. Students typically create 5 different pieces in a day including, earrings, bangles and pendants. Suitable for beginners and those with experience of jewellery making. Please bring and apron and wear old clothes as dyes can stain permanently. Lunch provided. For more information visit shirehalldorset.org or call 01305 261849.

Hand Embroidery For Beginners  Learn the best 15 hand embroidery stitches. Produce a sampler and then use the stitches in a creative project. 10am – 3pm Tutor: Jan Dimond £16 An Axminster Heritage Craft Course at The Bradshaw Meeting Room, Thomas Whitty House, Silver Street, Axminster EX13 5AH.  To book please phone Jane on 01404 831207