Arts & Crafts - Relaxing Residential Weekend

Duration: Weekend (2 nights)

Price: £145

Run by: Lisa
at Creative Stays


Belan Fort
LL54 5TP

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About the Course

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Recharge, rest and unwind on this relaxing and inclusive creative art and crafting holiday, staying in a converted Napoleonic fort this unique and quirky venue will inspire you to get creating. It's a beautiful, restorative location to escape and take a little me time.

All materials, guidance and equipment are provided so that throughout this social and friendly creativity retreat you will be able to grow and create, learn new skills, discover and nurture your inner artist/writer/poet and enjoy a variety of funfilled and mindful activities including:

- Painting - drawing - writing - jewellery making - silk painting - watercolours - watercolour pencils - charcoal - soft pastels - oil pastels - acrylics - pyrography - collage - mixed media - needle felting - polymer clay modelling/sculpting.

Everyone is welcome from complete beginners to experienced professionals and everything in between.

Our host is an experienced guide, coach and mentor with a passion for arts and crafts who will provide all equipment and materials as well as guidance and feedback.

Creative Stays is a not for profit certified social enterprise and a member of the national trade body, Social Enterprise UK. We aim to create laughter, happiness, healing, wellness, inspiration and harmony. We encourage self awareness and change, showing how recreational art can help to replenish your wellbeing.

You can support and maintain well-being and good mental health by regularly giving yourself the time, space and permission to be creative. Energise and boost your motivation, tune in to your intuition and gain clarity, vision and purpose through art and reflection. Reconnect with your unconscious and undertake a journey of self discovery and self empowerment. Experience tranquility, peace and a renewed sense of calm. Connect and engage with like minded people in a safe and supportive community environment exploring your creativity together and sharing your skills

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

2 nights self catering accommodation
Craft supplies and materials
Event host/guide

Want to review this course?

Just attended my 2 nd weekend and it was so relaxing. Despite not knowing anyone the host was welcoming and made sure introductions were made at start so we all felt comfortable.

- - #13118

A thoroughly enjoyable weekend in a relaxed & supportive atmosphere. Came home feeling inspired & rejuvenated. Will book again!

- - #11865

I have done a several weekends organised by Creative Stays and they are always well planned and great value for money. The accommodation used is always of a high standard and in some fantastic locations.

- - #11805

Fantastic weekend, great organisation and a really relaxed atmosphere. Take it all at your own pace, do as much or as little as you like with no pressure. Perfect!

- - #11186

I have been on two of the weekends and have had an amazing time ! Well organised and supportive host and even found out I can be creative 😃. Highly recommend x

- - #11185

A really well organised weekend. I loved that you could take things at your own pace, but that you got the chance to try new things too. This creative lark can become addictive very quickly! Already looking forward to booking the next one.

- - #9934

Thanks to everybody for an excellent weekend. Was given it as a gift. Never done anything like this before. I would recommend it to anybody.

- - #9920

Loved it, this is perfect for people who think they don't have a creative bone in their body, turns out we all do, it's just a case of finding the right thing for you and your own area of creativity. I'm now hooked, a total creativity convert.

- - #9918

I was a little skeptical going in to this weekend as it was my friend's idea to go and I don't consider myself particularly arty, but I was made to feel very welcome and free to do as much or as little as I'd like. We had a great time, and I came home feeling rather refreshed. I think we'll be heading out for another trip soon :)

- - #9808

I spent my 40th birthday on one of these weekends. I was unsure as we are all creative in differing ways but due to the relaxed style we all enjoyed it equally.

- - #9803

Lovely relaxing arty craft weekend with great people

- - #9787

Really well organised, great fun and fantastic value for money

- - #9786

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Course Start Dates

Friday 21st September 2018

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