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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!
Realistic and Adorable Needle Felt Animals & Pets
Platinum AWARD
(110)
Realistic and Adorable Needle Felt Animals & Pets
Warwickshire
£79
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 place. Nothing makes me happier than when I’m encouraging crafters just like you to be...
Pretty Rubbish mosaic and glass art
Platinum AWARD
(54)
Pretty Rubbish mosaic and glass art
Aberdeenshire
£95
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 piece and head home bursting with ideas for more creations! Workshops will only go...
The Candle Alchemist workshop - Anglesey, Wales
Platinum AWARD
(53)
The Candle Alchemist workshop - Anglesey, Wales
Isle of Anglesey - Next course on 25th August 2019
£45
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 your own candles at home! In this class you will learn a variety of candlemaking...
Create a ceramic animal sculpture with Twisted Earth Ceramics
Gold AWARD
(20)
Create a ceramic animal sculpture with Twisted Earth Ceramics
West Yorkshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
£59
The ceramic animal workshops are perfect for the complete beginner and for those who have experience of handling clay! Using a step by step approach I will teach you some of the key sculpting skills needed, and in the process you will create your very own masterpiece to be proud of! The choice is yours- You can create any of the following animals such as- Highland Cows, Moon Gazing & Restinges Hares, Hounds, Cats, Alpacas, Smoking Dragons, Wonkey Donkeys, Quirky Owls......and much more! These are small group (max 9) workshops...
Make and decorate your own ceramic mug
Gold AWARD
(11)
Make and decorate your own ceramic mug
Suffolk
£25
Make and decorate your own mug. You will use use the traditional hand-building 'slabbing' technique and experiment with decorative surfaces using coloured slips, stamping, imprinting and sgraffito. Children's session AM - 10am - 12.30pm Family session PM (children and adults) - 1.30 - 4.00pm Working in an informal studio environment, above an antique furniture restorer, local artist-teacher Louise Gridley will guide you through the making and decoration processes using clay. Make your ceramic mug outcome for yourself or as a personalised gift. Workshops are suitable for all abilities. All ceramic...
Beginners 2 sterling silver stacking rings jewellery course
Gold AWARD
(23)
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,...
Alien spoon carving
Gold AWARD
(15)
Alien spoon carving
Edinburgh - Next course on 14th September 2019
£85
Alien spoons? Well, only because it is a memorable name and some of the knife grasps feel a bit alien to start with. You will soon get to grips with them and the focus of this workshop is learning to use safe carving techniques with hand tools - the axe, straight knives and hook knives... maybe also a drawknife on a shave horse if you want to. Following good techniques you will avoid injuries and regular stretching will help you to look after your body. You should leave with the...
Easel Weasel Wednesday art workshops - Derbyshire Peak District
Silver AWARD
(9)
Easel Weasel Wednesday art workshops - Derbyshire Peak District
Derbyshire
£60
Please come along and join me at my art workshops in acrylics or soft pastels in the beautiful Derbyshire Peak District. Whether you are on holiday or living nearby, a novice or experienced - everyone is welcome. Located at my home studio the Wednesday workshops held from 10.00am until 4.00pm.​ You have a choice of working in acrylics and/or mixed media or soft pastels. Subjects include: landscapes, still life, abstract, portraits, etc. The workshops are fun, relaxing and informative. I also hold a Saturday Art Workshops advertised on Craft Courses!...
Make a bead necklace from recycled materials - small groups. Delicious homecooked lunch
Gold AWARD
(20)
Make a bead necklace from recycled materials - small groups. Delicious homecooked lunch
Warwickshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£60
Source your beads from a sustainable source.Come join a one day bead-making workshop in a Warwickshire village, and go home with a unique necklace made from papier maché beads, perhaps earrings too. Small groups, also Ideal for birthdays and reunions. 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 and seeing your necklace emerge. This workshop will seek to recreate that ancient long lost...
Beginners 2 full days knife making courses
Silver AWARD
(9)
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...

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