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School holiday workshops & activities 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!

£30
Cheshire - Next course on 26th May 2019
Sunday 26/05 1 - 4pm, 1 place left! Friday 07/06 7 - 10pm Friday 21/06 1 - 4pm Saturday 06/07 1 - 4pm Sunday 28/07 1 - 4pm 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...
£60
Norfolk - Next course on 16th June 2019
The day involves: * An introduction to the greenwood [trees and types of wood for carving] * How to use axes and cutting tools safely * Sharpening axes and knives * Axe and knife techniques * Technical overview of the carving process * Carve your own cooking spoon Lunch * Carve your own cooking spoon, continued * Aftercare of your spoon which you take away with you!
£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...
£80
Hertfordshire - Next course on 8th June 2019
4 Week Course - 8th/15th/22nd/29th June An introduction to painting, focusing on differing approaches to observational and imaginative work. The children will learn how to organise a palette, mix colours and create different textures, as well as understanding the colour wheel. Each week the children will learn about different types of paints and how they are used, what paper they are used on, and how you can apply them. They will also experiment with a...
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...
£45
Cheshire - Next course on 15th June 2019
Enjoy this workshop water marbling onto paper to create unique one of a kind prints, come and try this endangered craft and be inspired by the results! Indulge in tea, coffee and a selection of cakes available at this sociable workshop whilst admiring everyone's creations. Book your place now! ​You will be marbling onto paper to create stunning prints to take away with you. Enjoy learning the history of this craft and how these stunning...
£95
Aberdeenshire - Next course on 4th July 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...
£45
Isle of Anglesey - Next course on 26th May 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...
£79
Warwickshire - Next course on 1st June 2019
This workshop is perfect if you’re a complete beginner or have some experience. With my help you’ll make a beautiful and realistic model, which might be a beloved pet or favourite animal, whatever you choose you’ll be amazed at what you create - even if you’ve never felted before! I’m an experienced needle felt artist and will help you make a model that you love and can’t wait to get home to display pride of...
£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...