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Find craft and activity holidays across Europe and the wider world. Travelling abroad on a creative retreat is a wonderful way to develop your skills, whilst discovering new places, traditions and cultures... sometimes with added sunshine too!
Beginners 2 full days knife making courses
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Beginners 2 full days knife making courses
North Yorkshire - Next course on 26th August 2019
£350
This course runs Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm. This course can be run as a one to one or for a small group of three people. On this course you will spend two days forging a knife and will be working with 1075 steel. On the first day between 10 am and 2pm approx you will be forging the knife. After lunch (one hour), you will start shaping the knife on the grinder. Whether it be a full tang or hidden tang that you forge, you will draw...
Forge a rustic blacksmith bushcraft knife
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Forge a rustic blacksmith bushcraft knife
North Yorkshire - Next course on 30th August 2019
£195
To make the blacksmith knife you will heat a piece of 1055 steel in the gas/coal forge. Shape it with a hammer and anvil as well as drawing out the metal for the handle. The blade is tempered beforehand so that it is easier to work with. You will learn to bevel the knife edge and use a grinder, heat treat it in the forge and quench it. Start time for the course is 9 am, finishing at 5pm. Courses are run every Friday. Over 18s only. Students must be...
Art painting & sailing retreat holiday in Greece for beginners and improvers inc flights & 7 nights B&B ATOL protected
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Art painting & sailing retreat holiday in Greece for beginners and improvers inc flights & 7 nights B&B ATOL protected
Kent - Next course on 8th September 2019
£950
​Painting and sailing - a beautiful art holiday in Greece - for beginners and all levels in all mediums. From £950 painters from £599 non painters Please note. This course is suitable for people of any age & ability, single people, couples, small groups and families. Not suitable for hen or stag parties, unless booked exclusively. We have been running our courses for 15 years and our holidays in Greece for the past 4 years. We have teamed up with the renowned company, Seafarer who are ABTA protected, to provide...
Alsace & the 25th European Patchwork Festival - 6 day craft holiday
Platinum AWARD
Alsace & the 25th European Patchwork Festival - 6 day craft holiday
Alsace - Next course on 11th September 2019
£1495
Immerse yourself in textiles & patchwork in the heart of the beautiful Alsace! Flights and accommodation included. Enjoy the company and expertise of Mandy Shaw on this 6-day holiday where the highlight promises to be the 25th Carrefour Europeen du Patchwork. Historical buildings, village halls and places of worship are turned into galleries exhibiting over 1,200 textile works of art in the four villages of Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Sainte Croix-aux-Mines, Liepvre and Rombach-le-Franc in the wonderful Val D'argent. You'll stay in a characterful hotel in the charming Old Town of Colmar whose...
Fabulous felt picture 2 day masterclass near York
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Fabulous felt picture 2 day masterclass near York
North Yorkshire - Next course on 14th September 2019
£165
This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with felting experience. It is limited to 6 places so everyone gets individual attention and the coaching they need to make their picture. You will be working from an inspirational image that you have brought with you, I will walk you through all the processes you need to know to create your Felt Picture. Day 1 Is all about building your picture, using a combination of pre felting, dry felting and wet felting techniques, tailored to your pictures requirements. Really exploring how...
Residential writing course with Sara Maitland in the French Alps
Residential writing course with Sara Maitland in the French Alps
- Next course on 15th September 2019
£795
We are thrilled to be hosting Sara Maitland for her Residential Writing Course at Ferme St Christophe. The chalet provides the perfect backdrop in a supportive and friendly environment with the course being suitable for both new and experienced writers. Single Ensuite – £945 per person Single Ensuite with Balcony – £995 per person Shared Room Ensuite – £795 per person Please aim to arrive at Ferme St Christophe between 2pm and 6pm on Sunday 15 September. If you are flying into Geneva we can organise shared return airport transfers...
Leather carving course
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Leather carving course
South Yorkshire - Next course on 22nd September 2019
£140
This full day leather carving course for beginners and improvers will give you the key skills necessary to create your own carving from the beginning. Leather carving or tooling is an ancient skill that has been passed down through the ages. You can learn to make beautiful and useful leather items with exquisite and original carvings. Wonderful for yourself, gifts or even starting your own business! Our 1-day workshop will lead you through all the stages of this lovely craft, from what leather to buy, through carving, tooling and colouring...
Leather working craft course in France in a beautiful workshop
Bronze AWARD
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Leather working craft course in France in a beautiful workshop
Dordogne - Next course on 26th September 2019
£495
SUMMER LEATHER CRAFT COURSE IN HAUTEFORT, FRANCE   Create your own beautiful handmade leather items, learn and develop new skills, meet fellow artisans and enjoy a blissful break at a centuries-old manor complex in the rolling French countryside. A 3 day leather course for beginners and more experienced makers alike. With close guidance and demonstrations students will learn how to make 'cut-edge' small leather goods, such as wallets, billfolds, phone cases, ipad cases, pouches or belts. Students will work exclusively with vegetable tanned leathers, and linings such as thin pig skin...
Madeira Cross Stitch Retreat
Platinum AWARD
Madeira Cross Stitch Retreat
- Next course on 29th September 2019
£1599
Join Jane Greenoff for a cross stitch retreat on the picturesque island of Madeira. Spend the week at the 4-star Baia Azul with breakfast and dinner included each day. Enjoy 3 full day and 1 half-day workshops with Jane and then explore the island on two included excursions, one of which features a visit to the renown local embroidery museum and factory.
Autumn Quilting River Cruise
Platinum AWARD
Autumn Quilting River Cruise
Suffolk - Next course on 18th October 2019
£1898
Discover the delights of the Danube on one of the most scenic journeys through the heart of Europe. From the city of Passau on the Austrian border to the Hungarian capital of Budapest, we cruise in comfort and style aboard MS Serenity, passing through the beautiful scenery of the Wachau valley and dipping into the history and culture of amazing cities along the way. Included sightseeing excursions are the Benedictine Abbey in Melk and city tours in Vienna and Budapest. Your holiday also includes exclusive textile-related excursions in Vienna, Budapest...

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