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School holiday art & craft workshops courses

Find creative holiday workshops and classes for kids across the UK. From pottery to painting, blacksmithing to bushcraft... make this school holiday one to remember for the young creative minds in your life!

£95
Kent
Discover the wonderful world of fused glass in the beautiful medieval village of Chilham, in the heart of the Kent Downs area of outstanding natural beauty. Each full day of tuition costs only £95 and takes place in our new purpose built teaching studio. (Some of the photos show our previous, smaller studio right next door.) Courses generally start at 10am and continue until 5pm, though we're flexible. You'll be given as much help as...
£30
Cheshire - Next course on 4th May 2019
Enjoy an afternoon class pouring paint and indulging in tea and coffee and a selection of cakes provided at this sociable workshop. Book your place now! ​ You will be creating three beautiful unique canvases to adorn your walls. Enjoy the simplicity of this technique to create stunning one of a kind pieces and watch the amazing results form on top of your canvas. ​You will create two canvases approximately 20x20 cm and one canvas...
£
Cumbria
Swallows & Artisans is a stunning newly renovated workshop space available for hire in the heart of the Lake District. With a purpose built interior incorporating ample work space, soft seating, display area and simple kitchen facilities the venue also offers views over the lake and hills. Take advantage of Lanehead, the adjoining 8 bedroom property (sleeping 35) and combine the two venues to host your own creative retreat! Swallows & Artisans contains purpose built...
£95
Aberdeenshire - Next course on 20th April 2019
Beginner's workshop in Pretty Rubbish Mosaics Studio. Day 1 you will be introduced to tools, adhesives and materials and will create a unique piece of mosaic art. You will learn how to cut china and glass and create your piece in pique assiette style. Classes are relaxed, fun and inspirational.At your disposal you will have a huge array of "treasure" including upcycled crockery, tiles, glass and jewellery. Day 2 you will grout and clean your...
£45
Isle of Anglesey - Next course on 28th April 2019
Flexible course dates! Learn practical, hands-on candlemaking in this fun and relaxed workshop - perfect for beginners. Create a variety of beautiful candles, from scented soy wax votives to traditional hand-dipped candles, scented tealights and soy wax melts. Choose from a range of fragrances and dyes to design your very own candles! At the end of this class you will take home all the wonderful candles you have made - and the skills to make...
£335
East Sussex - Next course on 4th June 2019
Learn the alchemy and processes involved in making your own set of watercolour and gouache paints. The roots, berries and minerals that we will be precipitating, grinding and binding, all have layered correspondences that link to the planetary archetypes. Using compasses and straight-edge we will create mandalas that also resonate with the planetary patterns. The symbolism and character of colour in different traditions will be explored as we apply our paints to patterns to reveal...
£20
Herefordshire
Learn the collagraph printmaking process, using pieces of litter collected from rural Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Create textured prints using a hand operated roller press, then combine your collagraphs with hand drawn or painted detail, or take them home as is.
£60
Warwickshire.. - Next course on 20th April 2019
Come join a one day jewellery making workshop in Warwickshire - delicious lunch included - and go home with a unique necklace made from papier maché beads , perhaps earrings too. Ideal for birthdays and reunions with those you love. Get in touch to book for a group of four, or for more details. Love putting different colours and textures together? Create a collection of handmade fresco-inspired beads and experience the magic of threading them...
£60
Wiltshire
Dilys Fisher of Rosy M Design has been running enamelling courses since 2005. This is a wonderful ancient craft where enamel powder (ground glass) is applied to copper and is then fired in a kiln for approx. 1 minute until the enamel becomes molten and attaches to the copper. If 3 students book together its £60 each, 2 students £90 each or 1 student £180. Courses are suitable for both complete beginners and those with...
£35
Worcestershire - Next course on 9th June 2019
In this 3 hour workshop you will learn how to make a lovely canvas tote bag with contrast handles and pocket. Workshop is for beginners taking up a new hobby or those returning to sewing. If you have a machine sitting idle at home why not use it, its great fun! Encourage your friends to not use plastic bags - gift them a handmade canvas tote In a small group, you will learn how to:...