'Learn to loom weave' creative workshop experience day at Brockhole on Windermere



Creative workshop experience days at Brockhole on Windermere and The Gaddum Restaurant

A perfect day by the lake, experience a delightful mix of creativity and relaxed refined dining in a beautiful Lake District setting.
Featuring a full-day art and craft workshop lead by a specialist Artist, with a brief midday break for an exquisite lunch in our beautiful Gaddum restaurant overlooking the lake, and including a delicious afternoon cream tea, served back in the studio, whilst finishing your day’s work.

From May – July 2022 Brockhole welcomes a series of local Textile Artists and Makers to lead our Creative Workshop Experience Days. Choose from a range of exciting textile based crafts; from loom-weaving, to millinery, embroidery, crochet and more.

Workshops run 10am - 4pm on Saturdays. Ticket price £75 per person + possible materials cost. Places are limited.

Saturday 21st May | Learn to Loom Weave with Ali Sharman |

Spend the day with handweaver Ali Sharman learning how to weave patterns on a table loom. The looms will be warped up and ready to go so you can concentrate on weaving.

You’ll learn how to follow simple instructions to create a variety of patterns, or you might like to choose from a selection of yarns to experiment with colour and texture. When you remove your cloth from the loom you will learn how to twist a decorative fringe.

At the end of the day, you will have produced a sampler that you can use to make a small item such as a cafetiere cosy or to keep as a reference for your future weaving projects if you prefer.
Suitable for beginners.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All materials are provided for this workshop.
Your Creative Experience Day will include lunch in our Gaddum Restaurant, comprising of one main course selected from our main seasonal menu and one soft drink, any additional items will be charged per customer. The package also includes a coffee or tea in the morning on your arrival and afternoon cream tea consisting of a scone with jam & cream and a coffee or tea. For an example of The Gaddum's current menu please see our website. Please include details of any dietary requirements in your booking information.


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Visitors Centre, Brockhole National Park
LA23 1LJ

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair users


6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)

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