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273 heritage crafts workshops found

Learn traditional heritage crafts at courses and workshops all over the UK. Heritage crafts are so important to our culture and living heritage - we need to keep these skills alive by learning and practicing them or they will not survive! Heritage skills can be as diverse as dry stone walling, wheel-wrighting, ploughing, rope making, gate and hurdle making, wattle and daub techniques, spoon carving, whittling and many more.
Weave a bag workshop
Weave a bag workshop
Cornwall
£45
Many people think that if you don't have a traditional weaving loom you can't weave anything. During this workshop I will show you how to make a loom from card and using a variety of textured yarns you will learn some basic weaving techniques and go home with a unique handwoven bag ready to be lined and have a strap added. You can also take home a handout with instructions for weaving a bag and your loom to weave more bags.
Weaving without a Loom - One Day workshop
Weaving without a Loom - One Day workshop
Cornwall
£45
During this one day workshop students will learn how to create a card loom and prepare it for weaving. They will then learn how to weave a bag in one piece using this card loom.
Weekend basketry course at SalixArts in Cambridgeshire
Weekend basketry course at SalixArts in Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
£170
A weekend basket course making baskets using colourful locally grown organic willow. Enjoy a couple of days of relaxed making in a beautiful tranquil setting in rural Cambridgeshire. The cottage and studio are set in 2 acres of lovely garden and woodland. Courses are limited to only four participants allowing for plenty of individual attention. This course is taught by Debbie Hall, an award winning basketmaker who has been making for 24 years and teaching for 18. In addition to running courses from her own studio, she has taught for...
Weekend stained glass course - Coat of Glass Studio
Bronze AWARD
Weekend stained glass course - Coat of Glass Studio
London - Next course on 21st September 2019
£200
Every weekend at Mudchute Park & Farm. Our weekend courses are suitable for both beginners and experienced students. During a weekend workshop your Saturday will be spent learning about the craft and everything practical to make your first beginner's panel. Stephen will teach you how to use each tool as well as glass cutting, grinding, leading or foiling and soldering your piece together. If you're already familiar with stained glass you can use your Saturday as a refresher time or simply to get your teeth into making your panel by...
Wet felting with Wobbly Pins
Bronze AWARD
Wet felting with Wobbly Pins
Leicestershire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£20
Join us at this workshop where I will teach you the techniques to make a piece of felt using a resist. We will be using some beautiful colours of merino wool to make a small bowl which you will take home with you. No previous experience is required.
Willow obelisk workshop
Willow obelisk workshop
Surrey
£40
Join us for an outdoor craft workshop held at the picturesque lakeside location of Priory Farm Estate, South Nutfield, an area of outstanding natural beauty and make a Hazel & Willow Obelisk (plant support) you can be proud of! This 2.5-hour workshop will commence by making a mini-obelisk suitable for supporting and protecting the initial growth of sweet peas in a pot, this will allow you to practise the technique of weaving using Willow. Following this, you will move on to create a full-size Obelisk using Hazel, Willow or a...
Willow weaving workshop - Spanish Zarzo Basket - Carmarthenshire
Willow weaving workshop - Spanish Zarzo Basket - Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire
£45
The Zarzo basket is a really lovely basket to make and it looks stunning too. Based on a Spanish cheese draining tray. Choice of round or square basket – suitable for all levels. Different coloured willows will be available. £45 including materials. Booking essential. All materials and use of tools is included. Please bring your own lunch or there is a lovely café on site serving hot and cold food. Venue is: Myddfai Communuty Hall & Visitor Centre, Myddfai, Carmarthenshire, SA20 0JD This workshop is suitable for all levels. Please...
Wood carving weekend workshop with camping
Bronze AWARD
Wood carving weekend workshop with camping
Lancashire
£195
A fun and relaxing weekend of spoon or pendant carving workshops, camping out in the Lancashire countryside. With expert guidance and tuition throughout the weekend, the spoon and pendant carving weekends are suitable for all levels of carving experience; whether you’re a newcomer to the world of spoon or pendant carving or just looking to enhance and build upon previous experience. Participants can choose whether they carve a spoon or pendants. Beyond the group workshops, there will be plenty of time for one to one tuition, support and advice to...
Wooden spoon carving / Festive gift carving
Gold AWARD
Wooden spoon carving / Festive gift carving
Cumbria - Next course on 23rd November 2019
£70
Carving decorative and useful utensils from wood is an ancient skill. Learn the easy, time-honoured and low-tech way of carving creative spoons and gifts out of wood. Revel in shape and colours, whilst learning safe carving and finishing techniques to enable you to continue on your own, The Swedish carving tradition uses mainly axe and knife, which sets it apart from other carving where a variety of chisels are needed. Hannah Ehlert trained for three years in a coppice worker apprenticeship with a variety of crafts people at the Bill...
Woodwork joinery for beginners Level 1 & 2 - Summer School at the Makershed
Bronze AWARD
Woodwork joinery for beginners Level 1 & 2 - Summer School at the Makershed
Bristol
£580
A 2 week course in essential woodwork joinery This course encompasses both the Level 1 and Level 2 Woodwork Joinery for Beginners courses and is taken over 10 days. It involves making a softwood tool box using corner rebate joints and a softwood cabinet with a drawer and shaker style door using  housing, dovetail, ploughed grooves and mortice & tenon joints. At the end of the 2 weeks (4 modules) you will take home your tool box and finished cabinet along with the techniques & confidence to start designing &...

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