Hand rolled drum lampshade making am or pm - a Quirky Workshop @ Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith & Ullswater



Make a professional Hand rolled Drum lampshade from your chosen fabric with Sonja Tileard These are two separate courses taking place on the same day - choose either morning or afternoon. If you wish to make two shades, enrol for both and bring some sandwiches for the midday break between 12.45pm and 1.15pm You are welcome to bring your own material - or alternatively choose some from Sonja's lovely selection (for a few £'s - and learn how the professionals make that perfect hand rolled drum lampshade. The price includes a 25cm lampshade kit and you can bring your own material (full width, half metre). If you wish to upgrade to a larger shade size, use double-sided kits (so that material is used on the inside of the shade too) or purchase any of Sonja's lovely fabric there may be a few £'s extra charge and you may need to let us know at the time of booking. Remember, if you choose the double sided option you will need twice as much material!

What's included in the price?

Roll a drum lampshade with your own fabric or Sonja's - incls the 30cm lampshade kit. Everything is included if you wish to use your own fabric ...however if you wish to buy some of Sonja's lovely fabric it will cost a few £ extra and let her know if you want a 40cm lampshade size. Our days are considered special treats; many come back time and time again and often combine it with a short break to the Lake District. Welcome drinks : fresh coffee & home made biscuits. Our days are considered special treats; many come back time and time again and often combine it with a short break to the Lake District. With over 120 craft workshop days each year, we've been hosting and organising 'Quirky Workshops' from our friendly family run Craft Garden and Barns on the northern fringes of the Lake District since 2005 . All our tutors are carefully hand selected experts and professionals and many considered as leading nationally in their field.


2¾ hours

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts


Situated in a tranquil location on the fringes of the Lake District in north west England, we have been hosting a Quirky range of workshops since 2005. We are now proud to offer over 140 Arts, Craft and Heritage Skills Workshops each year, led by an incredible and talented range of local and national tutors, all experts in their field. We have two teaching studios, the 'Squirrel Barn' and the newly renovated, spacious and airy 'Swallow Barn', the latter of which, at 60m2 was very popular in the months post Covid, allowing 2m distancing, hand washing and two staircases. We have several garden teaching spaces too. Lunch (included) can be taken outside on the Tea Lawn in warmer months and teas/coffee with Aga home-baking is served at your desk. Our days are considered real treats.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Intermediate level
  • UK Holiday
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Weekends
  • Easter
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Accommodation offered
  • Mother's Day
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Greystoke Craft Garden, Greystoke, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0UT