New - Kitchenalia - exploring the everyday with line and wire in Derbyshire



If you are a keen cook, you are sure to have a fine collection of kitchenalia in your home, with pots and drawers rammed full of whisks, fish slices and ladles. We value them for their practical use to help use create our favourite dishes, but I feel we should also look at the satisfying range of shapes and forms in their design. Who can resist a set of 1960’s utensils with their lovely painted handles? Join Liz Wellby at The Slipper Studio to explore the shapes and patterns found in kitchenalia. With a particular focus on exploring line, we will experiment with a number of materials and processes to create lively and imaginative drawings, before we try our hand at developing images using a fine and flexible wire. Who wouldn’t want to create a wire fish or a decorative wire utensil? This one day workshop is suitable for both beginners and folks who have experience with a range of creative processes and techniques. Liz will host this workshop at her home studio. The venue is beautifully presented with handcrafted workbenches and a wood burner, with views into the village; the village of Carsington lies on the edge of the Peak District. About the tutor Liz is a versatile and experienced artist, teacher and maker, with a particular interest in sculpture and printmaking. Following the completion of a Fine Arts degree at Loughborough University and subsequent post graduate studies, she returned to Derbyshire, where for over 25 years she has lived and worked. With her husband and a cat called Bert, Liz lives in the small village of Carsington on the edge of the Peak District. It is possible to arrange this workshop on different dates; should you wish to book 3 or 4 places for friends and family, the cost is £85 per person or £125 each for 2 people; please contact me via ‘message the tutor’ if this is of interest or you have any questions or queries.

What's included in the price?

The workshop runs from 10 - 4 pm, with places limited to just 4 and costs £85 per person, including: tuition, materials and use of equipment, with refreshments provided throughout the day; just bring your lunch. Please select 'Chat with the maker' if you would like to contact the course organiser in advance of booking with any queries or requests. *COVID19 update It seems appropriate to maintain a number of sensible measures at The Slipper Studio: the studio will be well ventilated and hand sanitiser will be available.


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

Cancellation policy

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


Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Mother's Day
  • Stag dos
  • Tutor can travel
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Intermediate level
  • Weekends
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
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The Slipper Studio, Carsington, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4BY