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Find craft fairs near you, as well as art exhibitions and creative festivals. These events are a vibrant way to discover new people and organisations, glean new knowledge and savour condensed creativity.
Candle making course - in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, Sussex
Gold AWARD
(14)
Candle making course - in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, Sussex
Sussex - Next course on 21st September 2019
£85
Our course will offer a brief introduction to the history of candle making, an understanding of the types of waxes available and their advantages and disadvantages, how size and types of candle wick are also important, burn times and so on. We will then move on to the equipment necessary for both the hobbyist and those who are interested in a business opportunity. All the techniques will be explained and demonstrated, and common mistakes ironed out. Our hands-on course is designed with fun in mind for the whole family to...
Blacksmithing one day introductory course with optional use of power hammer
Silver AWARD
(5)
Blacksmithing one day introductory course with optional use of power hammer
Leicestershire
£150
1 day course available to one or two people from 11am to approximately 5/6pm. I cover all the basic forging practices required to start blacksmithing as a hobby, using a coke forge, anvil, hammer and power hammer to draw metal out to a taper, scrolling, set downs, punching, cutting with a chisel and twisting. We can make something on the day such as a poker, Garden pot holder, coat hook or a simple forged knife. Please remember its a social environment of learning for the day! Please email, phone or...
Candle making course - in London
Gold AWARD
Candle making course - in London
Greater London - Next course on 28th September 2019
£125
Our course will offer a brief introduction to the history of candle making, an understanding of the types of waxes available and their advantages and disadvantages, how size and types of candle wick are also important, burn times and so on. We will then move on to the equipment necessary for both the hobbyist and those who are interested in a business opportunity. All the techniques will be explained and demonstrated, and common mistakes ironed out. Our hands-on course is designed with fun in mind for the whole family to...
Soap making course - in London
Gold AWARD
Soap making course - in London
Greater London - Next course on 28th September 2019
£85
Our course is ideal for the beginner to expand their soap making skills. Our step-by-step comprehensive course goes through both cold process soap-making and the melt and pour methods. We cover a wide range of additives and design features to ensure the desired effects are reached, the equipment required and necessary legal requirements.
Soap making course - in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, Sussex
Gold AWARD
Soap making course - in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, Sussex
Sussex - Next course on 26th October 2019
£65
Our course is ideal for the beginner to expand their soap making skills. Our step-by-step comprehensive course goes through both cold process soap-making and the melt and pour methods. We cover a wide range of additives and design features to ensure the desired effects are reached, the equipment required and necessary legal requirements.
Textiles of Japan & the Festival of Quilts
Platinum AWARD
(12)
Textiles of Japan & the Festival of Quilts
Kanto - Next course on 13th January 2020
£5199
Join Pat Archibald on an extraordinary journey to the Land of the Rising Sun! A fascinating fusion of old and new, Japan’s soaring skyscrapers and high-tech innovation sit side by side with historical pagodas and traditional shrines. A country with deep-rooted cultural and religious beliefs, Japan also has a long history of textile excellence – making this tour the trip of a lifetime for quilters, patchwork and embroidery aficionados alike. As you visit Tokyo, Takayama, Kyoto and Fukuoka, you’ll explore cultural sights, meet local crafts people and take in the...
The Drawing Circus comes to Towersey
Platinum AWARD
(13)
The Drawing Circus comes to Towersey
Oxfordshire
£40
The Drawing Circus is returning to Towersey and it’s going to even better than last year! We are delighted to announce that the Drawing Circus will be returning to Towersey! The troupe of Brighton-based artists, models, art tutors, musicians and performers will be putting on another wonderfully spectacular and innovative event that is not to be missed! There will be myth themed costumes, Alice in Wonderland outfits and lots more! We will be hosting at least 8 fabulous life models for you to capture on paper on canvas who will...
Rag rug making workshops - Norfolk and Norwich
Gold AWARD
(10)
Rag rug making workshops - Norfolk and Norwich
Norfolk - Next course on 5th October 2019
£25
Beginners rug making workshop at Kerri's Pine, The Old Railway Station Reepham. Learn this traditional craft with Victoria Goulden, Norfolk rugmaker and teacher, begin creating rugs, mats, wallhangings, cushion covers, table runners, tea cosies and more from entirely recycled clothing. A hook is available to use and/or purchase on the day, bring fabrics and a good pair of scissors. For enquiries and to book, please get in touch. Further classes at venues in rural Norfolk listing soon, Victoria also demonstrated rug making at The Norfolk Makers Festival at The Forum...
Blacksmithing one day knife making course with optional use of power hammer
Silver AWARD
Blacksmithing one day knife making course with optional use of power hammer
Leicestershire
£150
1 day course available to one or two people from 11am to approximately 5/6pm. I cover all the basic forging practices required to start blacksmithing as a hobby, using a coke forge, anvil, hammer and power hammer to draw metal out to a taper, scrolling, set downs, punching, cutting with a chisel and twisting. We can make something on the day such as a poker, garden pot holder, coat hook or a simple forged knife. Please remember it's a social environment of learning for the day! Please email, phone or...
Crafting with The Magpies - full day event
Crafting with The Magpies - full day event
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£65
Crafting with the Magpies is a brand new event for 2019 and it involves 5 crafts in one day. Wow!! These crafts have been specifically chosen to work within a hour time frame each. You need absolutely no crafting experience at all to join in. All materials are provided and each craft has a specialist tutor to help and guide you through each session. On arrival at 9.30am at The Flour Mill Studio (there is a flight of steps to climb to access the studio), you’ll be greeted with a...

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