Duration and Prices Vary – See Individual Workshops.
Course 1 : Creative Clay Workshops !
Try your hand at a different type of pottery! With the help of a skilled ceramics artist come and experience the therapy of creation. Learn how to create something wonderful in clay in a calm and inspiring atmosphere. Your clay creation will be taken away to be kiln fired and then returned to Allendale House for collection.
Thursday 8th September 10am to 12pm – Dancing Ladies and 1pm to 3pm Beach Huts
Thursday 13th September 10am to 12pm – Tall Vase and 1pm to 3pm Tea Lights
Thursday 24th November 10am to 12pm – and 1pm to 3pm Angels & Santas on both.
£20.00 per workshop.
Workshop 2 : Autumn Wreath Making
Learn how to create an autumnal door wreath with eco-friendly techniques and seasonal ingredients. Great as an alternative Halloween decoration or to simply celebrate the changing of the seasons. Using a mixture of fresh & dried ingredients to create a wreath which can be used up until it’s time to swap it for a Christmas wreath. Adele from Fig & Bramble will guide you through the whole process with all materials provided. No experience necessary.
Thursday 20th October, 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm
£45.00 per workshop
Workshop 3 : Christmas Wreath Making
Spend a few hours doing something completely different, and surprise yourself with your inner creativity! Come along and get into the festive spirit by creating your own Christmas wreath to take home. Adele from ‘Fig & Bramble’ will teach you environmentally friendly techniques using a moss base, home grown dried flowers and a selection of finishing touches to make a wreath that’s personal to you.
Fig & Bramble is a New Forest based florist with a cut flower patch. Adele keeps her work as eco-friendly and as sustainable as possible, using mostly home grown and British grown blooms and avoiding single use plastic.
Thursday 8th December
10.00am to 12.00pm and 1.00pm to 3.00pm
£45.00 Per Workshop.
Course 4 : Art Workshop
Come and have fun and learn how to draw a Giraffe’s face in less than an hour!
This is a different way of drawing and if you have never picked up a pencil before this could get you hooked! Try your hand and see what you can achieve! This is a great way to learn something completely new!
Thursday 10th November 10.30am to 11.30am
Tutor : Heather Wylde
Course 5 : The Wimborne Pottery Throw Down!
Join Maisie, The Touring Potter, for a festive themed pottery workshop. During the workshop there will be opportunity to use both the potter’s wheel and hand build with clay. Maisie will guide you through crafting a set of Christmas decorations as well as throwing a festive nibble bowl. At the end of the workshop, you select a glaze colour to have your pottery coated in. Maisie will return all fired pieces to Allendale House for collection 1 month after the workshop
Friday 18th November 10.00am to 12.00pm and 1.00pm to 3.00pm
Tutor : Maisie Jones
£35.00 per workshop.
Course 6 : Learn Macrame or Lino Printing
Macramé Plant Hanger
Macramé is the craft of making all sorts of items using a variety of knots. In this workshop you will learn at least 5 macramé knots and then design and make your own unique plant pot hanger to hold a plant or just a beautiful bowl. Macramé is a lovely relaxing and mindful hobby to get into, using minimal resources and very addictive! So why not enjoy a chilled Monday craft session to start your week?!
Monday 26th September 10.00am to 12.15pm or
Monday October 10th 1.15pm to 3.30pm
Lino Print Cards
Lino print is a great technique to learn – easy to do at home, minimum equipment and a whole lot of things to print once you understand the basics. In this workshop you will learn how to use cutting tools, lino and inks, you will design and carve a lino block and then use it to print one-colour prints. You will take home your lino block as well as 5 unique home-made greetings cards.
Monday 26th September 1.15pm to 3.30pm or
Monday 10th October 10am to 12.15pm
Macramé Water Bottle Holder
Macramé is the craft of making all sorts of items using a variety of knots. In this workshop you will learn at least 5 macramé knots and then design and make your own water bottle or coffee cup holder. Very handy to keep you hands-free when going for a walk or doing an activity! Macramé is a lovely relaxing and mindful hobby to get into, using minimal resources and very addictive! So why not enjoy a chilled Monday craft session to start your week?!
Monday 21st November 10.00am to 12.15pm
Lino Print Christmas Cards
Lino print is a great technique to learn – easy to do at home, minimum equipment and a whole lot of things to print once you understand the basics. In addition, once you have made a lino block you can use it print as many times as you’d like – perfect for making multiple Christmas cards! In this workshop you will learn how to use cutting tools, lino and inks, you will design and carve a lino block and then use it to print one-colour prints. You will take home your lino block as well as 5 unique home-made Christmas cards.
Monday 21st November 1.15pm to 3.30pm
Tutor : Jo Malyon
£27.00 per workshop.
Deborah Clarke – Creative Clay Workshop
Adele Miller – Autumn Wreath Making
Adele Miller – Christmas Wreath Making
Heather Wylde – Art Workshop
Maisie Jones – Pottery Throw Down!
Jo Malyon – Learn Macrame or Lino Print