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.
Please first note that all course dates are flexible. You can also come up with your own desired date/s.
Date confirmation will be sent upon booking.
This course is suitable for all beginners; for those who want to learn stained glass leading in a friendly manner. Learn how to Lead stained glass panels / windows, in the company of a small relaxed group and for some time-out in the homely, informal setting of Jamal...
Our Leather Craft Workshop Days are designed to be all about You…. getting hands on and making your very own Clutch Bag or small tablet device case/sleeve (iPad etc). Not suitable for laptops, being too thick and large.
Having worked in the industry for over ten years.... Our workshop classes are brand new to London and started November 2017 and are all geared for people with some or no experience of working with, and Saddle...
Hand Spinning Workshops - one day 10am - 4pm
Our one day spinning workshops are relaxed and fun and are aimed at beginners but also suitable as a refresher. Covers all aspects of this enchanting and addictive skill. Workshops are held in the tranquil Norfolk countryside on days to suit you, either on weekdays or weekends. You will meet our delightful flock of rare breed North Ronaldsay sheep and Icelandic sheep.
You will learn what...
Our Blacksmith Experience day is held at our forge dating from the 1850's, which is located in the London Museum of Water and Steam in Kew.
The classes will have a maximum of three students. The day will start at 10.am with a 9.45 arrival time. There will be approximately 60 minutes for lunch, and the day will finish at approx. 4.30.pm.
The student will be given a hands-on introduction to the traditional craft of...
Join Clive & Wendy Elsdon of Evancliffe Leathercraft in this Introduction to Leatherwork Course.
This one day course will introduce you to the principles of hand crafted leatherwork through the making of your own hand stitched,hand dyed, leather belt.
A Hands On course during which you will learn how to mark out, cut and dye veg tan leather to make a belt. You will then prepare it for stitching and practice the technique of saddle...
The two day stained glass workshop is an amazing way to start your journey into the addictive world of stained glass.
The two day workshop is divided with four key activities :
Day 1: Day one is an important session as you will get the opportunity to learn the following:
1. Pattern selection.
2. Glass selection.
3. Familiarisation of tools.
4.Cutting glass and familiarisation of different angles and styles of cutting.
5. Grinding cut glass...
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...
This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or those who have carved before but are self taught and want to improve their skills. Adults only, or over 16 when accompanied by a paying adult.
This workshop will be limited to 8 participants.
The workshop will focus specifically on the following areas:
• Appropriate wood selection
• How long can we keep wood and it still be good for carving
• Where in the log to...
Sun 25 Nov 2018 Ramshead Poker
Sun 26th May 2019- Sculptural Flowers (2 per person)
Sun 14th July '19- Ramshead Poker
Sun 7th Oct '19- Sculptural Flowers (2 per person)
Sun 24th Nov '19- Ramshead Poker
Take Artistic Blacksmith Adrian Wood arriving with his apprentice Lee from Cleveland equipped with 4 portable blacksmithing furnaces, 8 anvils and many tools and you have the ingredients for a perfect blacksmithing day...
Our Blacksmith for a Day courses...
This Macramé workshop will introduce you to the versatility and fascination of this ancient craft of knotting cords into intricate designs - using one's fingers. For complete beginners or for those wishing to refresh their knowledge and skill, it can be tailored to your own project interests or previous experience.
I provide tuition in a relaxed, informal setting at times and dates to best suit you. Numbers are limited to ensure maximum attention. For 2-3...