Mosaic Taster Session (half day) in the Peak District



A perfect introduction to this delightful craft. Create your own mosaic using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Make a small panel, house number, table mat or coasters. Peter will offer advice on materials, design, cutting techniques and grouting. “A very enjoyable and relaxing afternoon with a kind and encouraging tutor.” “All the resources and support I needed as a complete beginner…plus delicious cake!” Tutor: Peter Massey – MA (RCA) Peter and Alison are the founders of Zantium Studios, a creative partnership specialising in mosaic. Their activities include designing, making and teaching. Their work has appeared in various publications, RHS shows and has been featured on Channel 4 TV. Graduating from The Royal College of Art in 1994, Peter originally worked as an illustrator for clients such as Ladybird Books, Dorling Kindersley and The Natural History Museum. He developed a strong interest in mosaic and Zantium was established in 1998. • Purpose built studio in beautiful Peak District setting • Relaxed, creative atmosphere • 6-8 students per workshop • Open to both beginners and those with experience • Good fresh food, homemade cakes • Accommodation on site and nearby if required • Private groups welcome (minimum 5 people) For further information or any questions please select the 'message the tutor' button to be put in touch with the course organiser.

What's included in the price?

The Course Fee includes professional tuition and refreshments (drinks, biscuits and home-made cake). Materials fee: approx. £10 for a half-day project. Note: This is in addition to the course fee A tempting selection of quality materials include: - Square or shaped base boards (birds/hearts/fish etc) - Glass & ceramic mosaic tiles - Broken crockery, mirror pieces - Scrabble letters & beads - Adhesive & grout Accommodation available at extra charge: 'Godfrey Hole Cottage' - On site. 2 bedrooms. Sleeps 3 'The Counting House' - Georgian town house in Wirksworth, 1 mile away. 1 bedroom. Sleeps 2


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Cancellation policy

Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts



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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Hen dos
  • Pet lovers
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Romantic
  • Christmas
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • UK Holiday
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Weekends
  • Accommodation offered
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Stag dos
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There are various accommodation options nearby including our own 2 holiday lets.
'Godfrey Hole Cottage' is on site. It has 2 bedrooms, a double and a single
'The Counting House' is a mile from the Zantium Studio in the town of Wirksworth. It has one double bedroom (ensuite)

The Zantium Studio is on the first floor which involves a flight of 11 steps. There is a handrail to one side.
The toilet is on the first floor directly opposite the Studio.

There are a number of exterior stone steps and uneven ground from the car park to the house.

Yes, we have off street parking for several cars


Zantium Studios, Godfrey Hole House, Near Hopton, Wirksworth, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4DF