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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!
Kayak making - build your own skin-on-frame kayak
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Kayak making - build your own skin-on-frame kayak
Bristol - Next course on 19th August 2019
£1600
Come and build your own skin-on-frame kayak. Lightweight, beautiful and extremely strong; skin-on-frame combines traditional construction with the best modern materials. Over 7 days, you’ll learn to cut joints and steam-bend oak to form your kayak's custom-fitted wood frame; lashing and pegging it together in the traditional way - without any nails or glue. Then it’s on to sewing, colouring and coating the skin of your kayak, before you rig her and paddle away! Working from Shipshape Boatbuilding's workshop, in the historic Underfall Boatyard, you’ll be a chisel-throw away from...
First day of school chalkboard wooden sign workshop
First day of school chalkboard wooden sign workshop
Dorset - Next course on 19th August 2019
£20
Let's go crafting offers guidance and all the materials needed to create a reusable chalkboard wooden sign for your child's first day back to school - No experience or artistic skills necessary! Our instructors guide you with step by step instructions and assistance (as needed) to make certain you leave with a piece you can be proud to give to your child to have a picture taken on their first day back to school. Please arrive 10 minutes early to settle in so that we can start class on time....
Beginners 2 full days knife making courses
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Beginners 2 full days knife making courses
North Yorkshire - Next course on 20th 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...
Create a fantasy garden fairy house with Powertex
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Create a fantasy garden fairy house with Powertex
County Durham - Next course on 20th August 2019
£28
Taught by Do Creative Workshops and Certified Powertex tutors. Our regular monthly workshops run at two sessions; Afternoons from 12.30 until 14.30 Evenings from 16.00 until 20.00 In the workshops we are based on the principles of recycling and making use of items you might generally throw out. We will recycle a glass jar by creating an add on structure to give the shape you desire. Whether you fancy a twisted roof, a twin chimney or a pointed spire. Once we have created the base shape, we will use Powertex...
Mug making workshop
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Mug making workshop
Bedfordshire - Next course on 20th August 2019
£65
A 2.5 hour workshop in which I'll guide you through making two mugs using rolled out clay. The workshop will take place in my studio near Bedford, Bedfordshire. The clay will be rolled out and for you ready to start when you arrive. I’ll guide you through the process of making your mugs, including showing you some ideas for texturing or patterning your clay. You will make two mugs, same or different size and design, up to you! It's a chance to spend a couple of hours just switching off...
Needlefelted panda workshop, suitable for beginners
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Needlefelted panda workshop, suitable for beginners
Leicestershire - Next course on 20th August 2019
£40
Spend a relaxed day in rural Kibworth needle felting a beautiful old fashioned panda bear. You will be taught how to wrap, sculpt and attach wool to build your animal. All the tips and how-to's are included so you can jump in and create something wonderful regardless of whether or not you've needle felted before! "Needle felt something fabulous!"
Summer Sketchbook Workshop at Barton Village Hall
Summer Sketchbook Workshop at Barton Village Hall
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 20th August 2019
£200
Have you ever wondered how to use your sketchbook to its maximum potential? Learn how to gather and assemble information in your sketchbook, how and what to draw and how to develop layouts and designs from your sketches. Suitable for everyone whether you already use a sketchbook, or you’re just a beginner. This is a practical course with lots of ideas that you can take away and develop on your own. Take a fresh look at this amazing place: get out and investigate everything! 4 days of connected, interesting projects...
Vibrant mosaics in glass - beginner workshops with Joss Hughes, Peacock Mosaics
Vibrant mosaics in glass - beginner workshops with Joss Hughes, Peacock Mosaics
Hampshire - Next course on 20th August 2019
£45
Usually run 9am until 1pm. Relaxed and friendly, encouraging your own creativity Introduction to materials Demonstration of cutting stained glass and vitreous glass tiles Design support Creation of your own small mosaic e.g. mirror candle plate, mirror or wood coaster, MDF shape To be finished/grouted a minimum of 24 hours later at home Option to return for supervised grouting session £5
Beginners needle felting workshop with Wobbly Pins
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Beginners needle felting workshop with Wobbly Pins
Leicestershire - Next course on 21st August 2019
£20
Join Jacqueline on this 2 hour workshop to learn the basics of needle felting. After a short demonstration and explanation of tools and materials used you will learn how to make a basic shape that can be crafted into a bears head key ring or a flower brooch. A wide choice of colours of wool will be available.
Build your own furniture up-cycle business
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Build your own furniture up-cycle business
Kent - Next course on 21st August 2019
£200
A one to one day full of answered questions to help you start up your own business. An ex Annie Sloan Stockist and now online seller and retailer, Dotty Diva Designs. Over 10 years of retail experience. Want to know the ins and out of starting up your own furniture up-cycle business? 1. What social platforms work the best 2. What paints to use and how to use them 3. What prices to charge 4. What furniture sells the best 5. Photography and advertising How to use chalk paint (we...

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