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151 school holiday workshops & activities workshops found

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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!
Beginners 2 sterling silver stacking rings jewellery course
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Beginners 2 sterling silver stacking rings jewellery course
Cambridgeshire
£85
Sarah Madsen is a BA Hons Degree Jewellery Designer from Central St Martins College, London. She will be teaching you to hand make your own two stacking rings in sterling silver. This is a beginners course offering a friendly, informal introduction into the craft of jewellery. In this 3 hour class, you will learn to saw, form, solder, hammer and polish your own jewellery. No previous experience needed as this is a perfect class to start that curiosity into the craft of jewellery. This class is for one to one,...
Beginners 2 full days knife making courses
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Beginners 2 full days knife making courses
North Yorkshire - Next course on 23rd 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...
'Bag in a Day' practical leather course
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'Bag in a Day' practical leather course
Oxfordshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£145
Make a Bag in a Day - Craft it Yourself! This course is ideal for all, from beginners to confident makers. You will learn the basics of leather craft for accessories and be introduced to techniques including machine stitching on leather, hand finishing and hand cutting. You will also be working with the full spectrum of leather types from soft leathers and suedes to a hard sturdy veg tanned leather. This is a perfect introductory course to start your journey into leatherwork and bag making as you will experience the...
Paint pouring with tea & cake
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Paint pouring with tea & cake
Cheshire - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£35
Enjoy an afternoon class pouring paint and indulging in a selection of tea, coffee and 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 approximately 30x40 cm. No prior experience is required. Just bring yourselves, you will need to roll...
Glass fusing and slumping (warm glass) in the beautiful Kent Downs near Canterbury
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Glass fusing and slumping (warm glass) in the beautiful Kent Downs near Canterbury
Kent
£95
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 you need; our small class sizes mean that you won't have to queue for advice....
Beginners spoon carving
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Beginners spoon carving
Norfolk - Next course on 15th September 2019
£60
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!
Blacksmithing course - make your own hammer
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Blacksmithing course - make your own hammer
North Yorkshire - Next course on 1st October 2019
£400
This can be a one-to-one course, or two people maximum course and runs Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm. On this course you will make a two and a half pound blacksmith's rounding hammer, and a cross pein hammer The hammer is the Smith's number one tool, used in almost every aspect of the craft. This two day course will cover hammer making techniques as you make two hammer heads and learn to handle them: Selecting steel stock Marking the eye Punching and drifting the eye Shaping the hammer...
Bowl sculpture making, using clay, mixed media & paper. Fun & messy!
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Bowl sculpture making, using clay, mixed media & paper. Fun & messy!
East Sussex - Next course on 14th September 2019
£35
Join Nikki for a fun afternoon making trinket bowls - Perfect for holding all your niknaks and jewellery! We will be using casting materials and modelling air dry-clay . To embellish your bowl we will be decorating the bowls with paper, and using stamping & stencil techniques, ink and a variety of other mixed media techniques with also be used. In other words... anything goes!. The bowls measure approx 12cm wide x 7cm height. This is a very informal, fun and relaxed course enabling you to explore various forms of...
Kids 4 week painting course
Kids 4 week painting course
Hertfordshire
£80
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 range of watercolours, learning techniques such as layering, masking out and creating textures, to gain basic skills and an insight into...
Resin jewellery workshop with tea & cake
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Resin jewellery workshop with tea & cake
Cheshire - Next course on 8th September 2019
£25
Come and join us to create beautiful resin jewellery pieces with an array of casts, dyes and embedding options, your creations will be truly one of a kind! Once your resin beauties have been cured, we will show you the basics of jewellery making to finish your pieces to take home with you. Tea, coffee and a selection of cakes will be served at this sociable workshop. Book your place now!​ You will be creating three beautiful pieces, 1 necklace, 1 pair of earrings & one bracelet. Each would make...

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