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Creative holidays: Europe & beyond courses

Find craft and activity holidays across Europe and the wider world. Travelling abroad on a creative retreat is a wonderful way to develop your skills, whilst discovering new places, traditions and cultures... sometimes with added sunshine too!

£300
Midi-Pyrenees - Next course on 4th May 2019
Learn dry stone walling in South West France with the London School of DSW. One week trip with full board, accommodation and training... plus a swimming pool! Dates from 4th - 11th May 2019. The venue is in a small rural Hamlet near town of Figeac in the Lot Department, Midi Pyrénées. 'Hands-on' daily building, full support, sites cleared and prepared, stone stacked out - and ready to go. Limestone material provided when required, portable...
£150
North Yorkshire - Next course on 14th September 2019
This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with felting experience. It is limited to 6 places so everyone gets individual attention and the coaching they need to make their picture. You will be working from an inspirational image that you have brought with you, I will walk you through all the processes you need to know to create your Felt Picture. Day 1 Is all about building your picture, using a combination of pre...
£395
London
Become a candle entrepreneur. Create a brand like no other Beauty Handmade is here to educate, empower and train you to create a candle business and your dream job you are truly passionate about. Zaga has developed groundbreaking methods of training which is a proven way to show you how to create a business that will evolve, grow with an utter and true difference. Her workshops are bespoke, practical, engaging and hands on. Her clients...
£950
Kent - Next course on 2nd June 2019
​Painting and sailing - a beautiful art holiday in Greece - for Beginners and All Levels in all mediums From £950 painters from £599 non painters Please note. This course is suitable for people of any age & ability, single people, couples, small groups and families. NOT suitable for hen or stag parties After fantastic painting art holidays in Greece in September 2017 and 2018 we will be holding another in June and September 2019....
£1945
Faroe Islands - Next course on 17th June 2019
Discover the stunning landscapes of the Faroe Islands in the company of fellow travellers who share your passion for knitting. Enjoy two and a half days of private workshops, where, under the guidance of local knitting expert Katrina I Geil, you’ll learn about the Faroese knitting traditions as you create your own Faroese inspired project. With both included excursions and a choice of optional tours you can delve deep and explore the stunning landscapes and...
£195
East Sussex - Next course on 1st June 2019
Next Course: A three-day course exploring the philosophy and practice of labyrinths ... Learn the art of labyrinth design and construction. Construct labyrinths including the classical seven circuit 'Cretan' and Chartres Labyrinth using compasses and straight-edge. Develop an understanding and appreciation of labyrinth forms - ancient and modern - from around the world: how, why, and for whom are they made? What is their significance and symbolism and why the contemporary resurgence of interest in...
£165
East Sussex - Next course on 28th June 2019
Explore the geometric genius of the Persian master-craftsmen. Learn the art of compass and straight-edge construction and create a dazzling portfolio of patterns from the Persian tradition. Taught by SacredArtofGeometry senior tutor Daniel Docherty
£495
London
Create a bespoke and signature fragrance for your candle business and learn from a Head Perfumer in Chelsea perfume studio using a real perfume organ containing over 100 fragrance material and natural notes. Create a fragrance like no other. This expert workshop with the perfumer is designed for committed and ambitious individuals to help them learn in the most professional way how to create a signature fragrance for their candle business. To stand out you...
£45
Essex
Why not treat yourself to a mosaic workshop session. Students will learn the basic cutting techniques and will be shown the direct method for creating their own mosaic heart home decor using Vintage China or a Mosaic Door Number Plaque. Workshops last approximately 4 hours and are held in my studio at home, a cosy informal environment with plenty of tea. Booking is essential - please call or email for any questions or to arrange...
£650
- Next course on 7th July 2019
Edwina Mackinnon Explore, Respond, Create Inspiration is all around us so when visiting a beautiful new environment it is always exciting to respond to it and use it as inspiration for designing and developing new work. Who knows where it will lead? This type of creativity is always an exciting proposition. During the week you will be able to experiment with different techniques to produce your own unique textiles based on your response to the...