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A study day exploring the distinctive and fascinating buildings and structures of our man-made waterways.

Further details to be confirmed.
Sat 21 September 2019 Canals and their Architecture: A canal study day


Family Workshop: Canal Art 19
Come and learn the traditional techniques of canal art in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

For family members of all ages and generations.
Sat 21 September 2019 1:30PM Family Workshop: Canal Art


Intro to Leatherwork 2019
A great introduction to Leathercraft.
Make a leather coin purse, wallet and key ring using vegetable tanned leather.
Sat 28 September 2019 Introduction to Leatherwork


Natural Dyes 2019
Discover how to create gorgeous colour on a silk scarf using local plants and kitchen cupboard ingredients.
Sat 5 October 2019 Natural Dyes


Cyanotype
Explore and experiment with the Victorian photographic technique of cyanotype.
Sat 12 October 2019 Cyanotype - Victorian Photagraphic Technique


Intro to Candle Making
A seasonal focused workshop to introduce a range of waxes and techniques, including traditional Bees Wax, paraffin wax and modern natural waxes such as soya wax.
Sat 26 October 2019 Introduction to Candle Making


Family Candle Making 2019
Join us and have a go at creating a jar candle using coloured soya blocks and by adding candle scents.
Sun 27 October 2019 Family Workshop: Candle Making
Sun 27 October 2019 Family Workshop: Candle Making


Glass Fusion 2019
This is a fun class, ideal for beginners wanting to spend a creative day making something special.

About the course leader: Charlotte Hughes-Martin
British glass maker currently based at the Red House Glass Cone in Wordsley. Charlotte has been making glass for the past 15 years. She has an extensive exhibitions record and was included in the book ‘25 Years of New Glass Review’ by Tina Oldknow and has recently been included in the collection of Ebeltoft Glass Museum in Denmark. Charlotte often combines glass with a mixed media approach to create sculptural work. She makes quirky and fun objects which are influenced by how she sees the world.
Sat 9 November 2019 10:00AM Glass Fusion


Family Workshop: Glass Fusion
Create your very own hand made fused glass Christmas tree decorations and unique gifts for friends and family.
Sun 10 November 2019 10:00AM Family Workshop Glass Fusion
Sun 10 November 2019 1:30PM Family Workshop Glass Fusion


Rag Rug Christmas Wreaths 2019
Learn the traditional techniques of rag rug making with course tutor Julie Tonkin.
Sat 16 November 2019 10:00AM Rag Rug Christmas Wreaths


Family Copper Xmas Decs 2019
Come and make your own wonderful Christmas copper creations.
Sun 17 November 2019 1:30PM Family Copper Christmas Decorations


Willow Christmas Decs 2019
Make a Christmas wreath from colourful willow stems.

Sat 23 November 2019 Willow Christmas Decorations