Drop in workshop sessions - woodworking at Dukeries Community Workshop, Ollerton



Do you have a woodwork project in mind but need more space, tools, machinery or guidance? Come along to our regular drop-in woodwork sessions every Tuesday from 9am -3pm to work on your project. Past projects include furniture, doors, shelving and much more. Please see our website or contact us for more information and to book a place. The Dukeries Community Centre is a charitable organisation run by volunteers, established in 1988, offering the following regular weekly tutored sessions: Monday 9 am - 2 pm Wood Carving Tuesday 9 am - 3 pm General woodwork and own projects Tuesday EVENING 6 pm - 8 pm Wood Carving & Pyrography Wednesday 9.30 am - 12.30 pm Reserved MIND session Wednesday 1 pm - 3 pm Art Glass session – traditional stained glass, Tiffany style work & glass mosaics Thursday 9.30 am - 12.30 pm Kiln glass work Thursday 1 pm - 3 pm Woodwork projects Friday 9 am -12.30 pm Walking stick making & carving Friday 1pm - 3 pm Kiln glass work Close to Mansfield, Retford, Worksop and Newark, we also welcome students from Lincoln, Nottingham and Sheffield. The workshops (and toilets) are fully accessible for people with disabilities. If you have any queries in advance of booking your place please select the 'message the tutor' button.

What's included in the price?

We charge a daily attendance fee of £5. We provide an experienced tutor and all tools & equipment, although feel free to bring your own if you prefer. Materials can be supplied at cost or you can supply your own. Tea and coffee are provided. Please bring your own lunch or, alternatively, there are cafés and shops in the village.


6 hours (flexible times to suit)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


1986- Unemployment was high. Members of the Adult Unemployed Centre expressed a desire to use workshop facilities. As school roles fell under used accommodation was identified. In April, a project submission was put before the Dukeries Complex Council of Management and a steering group was set up. Establishment of a fourteen-week pilot scheme to commence in July. This was successful. Today in 2020 we have over 150 users and are open 5 days a week and Tuesday Evenings

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users
  • Limited mobility
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
gold badge
What does this mean?
Message the tutor


Dukeries Community Workshop, Whinney Lane, New Ollerton, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9TD