Full day mosaic workshop for beginners - Meriden, West Midlands



Treat yourself to a wonderful day of mosaicing and create something beautiful to take home with you. I will teach you how to use mosaic tools and what adhesives and materials to use for indoor and outdoor.

You can choose to mosaic a plant pot, slate shapes (hearts and squares) or a plaque for your wall, all fully outdoor proof. You can choose to mosaic a picture for indoors instead, it’s up to you!

I have lots and lots of different materials for you to use, tiles, glass, stones and crockery.

My Flowerpot Mosaics studio is set in a lovely rural setting where the only sounds you will hear will be birdsong and the nipping of tiles!

My aim is for you to have a lovely relaxing day and to have all the information needed to carry on mosaicing at home. Mosaicing can be very addictive!

Please bring a packed lunch with you. I will provide a breakfast muffin on arrival and delicious cake during your lunch break. I also supply tea/coffee and cold drinks throughout your day.

Located 10mins from Birmingham NEC and airport, just off junction 6, M42.

I also run morning, afternoon and evening workshops. Just click on the ‘more from this maker’ button

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 equipment, aprons and safety goggles
- Plant pot, slate shapes (hearts and squares) plaques for your wall (small or large) you can choose indoor or outdoor
- Endless cups of tea and coffee
- Breakfast muffin on arrival
- Delicious cake
- A worksheet to take home with you detailing all the equipment you’ve used throughout the day
- Ample secure free parking at the studio.


Anne Tyson at Flowerpot Mosaics


Butlers End Cottage
Kinwalsey Lane
Meriden, Coventry
West Midlands

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Residential
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel


1 day (9:30am to 5:00pm)

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Debbie Blake - - #33266

I couldn't have wished for a better day. Such a peaceful and beautiful setting for crafting. Anne is a warm, welcoming patient teacher and provides everything needed to create some lovely things. Nothing is too much trouble for her including providing many cups of tea and cakes! I would love to return for another go.

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Alison - - #28899

If you enjoy learning a new craft with expert, gentle guidance from a fun and well informed teacher, lots of resources, a beautiful countryside setting, delicious lunch and snacks and go home with your own mosaic..... then this is the day for you. I can’t wait to do it again and learn a little more.

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Jenifer - - #26583

My daughter and I had never attempted making a mosaic before so were unsure how we would get on. We had great day with Anne who was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful both on the day and afterwards, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and went home with mosaics we could both be proud of producing. A delicious lunch was provided, and we worked in a very relaxing setting in good company. We highly recommend Anne's course, a day well spent.

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Terri Bardell - - #23522

My sister in law, Lin and I had a great day doing the mosaics course with Ann. She was a a great teacher friendly and enthusiastic. Her house and surrounding garden are so lovely and the lunch and hospitality was just as good. I managed to make a mosaic slate heart for outdoors, a lovely slate vintage button heart and even had time to make a coaster!!! Lin made a lovely fish mosaic for her garden.

I would thoroughly recommend a day with Ann doing such an absorbing workshop. Thanks so much.

Terri x

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Emily - - #22393

The teacher was enthusiastic, setting was lovely, and lunch the same.
I have taken on board her advice and start a project when my tiles get here
Thank you x

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Cathy Stacey - - #22247

The best craft workshop I have ever attended...and I’ve been to a lot! It was a relaxing, enjoyable and therapeutic day creating a mosaic piece to take home. Anne is a wonderful tutor with plenty of great ideas and guidance and very generous with her materials. The setting is wonderful and the homemade lunch that Anne provided was delicious. I will 100% be booking another workshop with her very soon!

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Sue - - #21261

This was a treat for myself and a friend. We both wanted to learn something new, but don't feel very confident artistically or creatively. What a fab day! We really had a great time, both produced a really lovely piece of work, with which we were very pleased, and had a great time into the bargain! Anne pitches the whole day just right. The welcome, level of instruction and support, the on tap refreshments, the beautiful, peaceful setting, the great lunch. It was all an amazing experience, and, although we went purely to enjoy the day, we are both keen to get some tools and have a go at home.
A whole hobby world is opening up to us that we never would have tried without Anne.
Thanks so much, Anne. Anyone wondering if it's for them, definitely give it a go. Great fun, great value.

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Kathy FLITTON - - #21258

A faultless and enjoyable day. We all had a rewarding day and Anne looked after us all with great instructions and exceptional hospitality. Highly recommended, even for a craft phobic like me.

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Anne Winchester - - #21054

My daughter and I had a wonderful time. The venue is in a beautiful place and we felt so relaxed. Anne was so welcoming and a great teacher. We came away with some lovely mosaics. I can't wait to start applying mosaics to my garden wall which I now have the confidence to do.

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Lucy and Aunty Lesley - - #20859

Neither of us had ever done Mosiacs before but we both managed to produce some very pleasing pictures and a pit. The location is beautiful with a new timber room in the garden, where the course took place. There were stacks of tiles and other sparkly and shiney things to choose from. We had a scrumptious fresh quiche lunch with salad and potatoes followed by carrot cake. Anne is very friendly and helpful. I would totally recommend the course - not only did I learn something new and come away with some lovely things I’d made, but it was a real treat to spend all day crafting in good company.

In-person course
Jane Hall - - #20845

Had a great day with Anne and three other lovely ladies producing my first mosaics. Anne is an excellent teacher and really knows her craft. Her studio is very well equipped and I felt like a kid in a sweetshop trying to decide what I wanted to use in my mosaics. I was really chuffed with what I made and will be doing more mosaicing at home. Lots of hot drinks and a delightful lunch rounded off a splendid day! I will definitely be going back for another workshop.

In-person course
Julia Barclay - - #19514

Thoroughly enjoyed this course. Anne is an excellent teacher and her enthusiasm and expert guidance enabled me to achieve a mosaic far better than I could have hoped for. Her workshop is very well equipped and we were amply supplied with refreshments including a delicious lunch.

In-person course
Michelle - - #18254

It was a fabulous day spent learning a new skill in a wonderful setting. Anne is a super teacher, providing guidance throughout the day in her amazing workshop and looking after us so well with a lovely lunch and refreshments. Relaxing, enjoyable, inspiring!

Thank you Anne.

In-person course
Heather Bridson - - #18247

I thoroughly enjoyed my day learning how to design and make a mosaic with Anne. It was a day full of concentration, yet very relaxing and informal. The setting, the delicious 3-course lunch and friendly company all contributed to making the day incredibly enjoyable. I learnt a lot from Anne and was very pleased with my finished mosaic. I would definitely recommend this workshop.
Thanks again Anne.

In-person course
Claire - - #16667

It was a really wonderful day. A great atmosphere, Anne has lots of patience and a lovely sense of humour. Not only is she a great tutor but also a great host (lunch was lovely and catered to some fairly specific dietary requirements without any fuss). Lots of choice around what to make and different things to make it with and the day was so good I'm thinking about repeating it to try out a different project

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Julie Edkins - - #16640

A brilliant day !.Ann is so welcoming. She works so hard to make the day so enjoyable.....from home made soup and a chicken lunch to afternoon tea and cakes in her beautiful garden !.The six of us were blown away from the experience and wonderful insight into Mosaic...Shes just so helpful and has an amazing range of stock that you are free to use.....think we are all hooked!.Not only did we have a fabulous day but all came home with some beautiful pieces we had created!A very ,very satisfying day ! Thank you Ann

Response from Flowerpot Mosaics:

Thank you so much for the glowing review!
I am glad you enjoyed it.
Such a lovely group of ladies, lots of laughing and chatting whilst creating works of art!

Anne xx

In-person course
Sandra - - #16632

Thank you so much for such an inspiring day at your beautifully situated work shop. Thoroughly enjoyed your hospitality to celebrate my Birthday with my friends and I’m sure my beautiful pot will be the first of many projects thanks to your patient teaching skills.
Fantastic day!

Response from Flowerpot Mosaics:

Thank you Sandra. I am really pleased you enjoyed your birthday treat!
Anne xx

In-person course
Victoria Fox - - #16554

Fabulous day with a fabulous host and teacher. Thank you Anne. All three of us did Christmas mosaics and thoroughly enjoyed the day.
Afternoon tea was delicious.
Will be coming back very soon.

In-person course
Janet - - #15772

Absolutely loved this course - not only is Anne a wonderful host but is very knowledgeable, helpful and attentive during the full day. The day starts with croissants and nibbles, and the all important cuppa, then introduction to tools, choice of medium and instructions to help get started. A group of 6 on the course - a good number to work amongst as you have enough room but also the company to get to know and work with. Wonderful craft room filled to the brim with loads of options to create that masterpiece! Lunchtime and a superb setting overlooking fields, with a top 3 course meal. Back to work on the piece for the afternoon session and again Anne is the host with the most! Anne couldn't do enough to help during the day, and we actually created multiple pieces. Honestly can't fault Anne and the days course - absolutely loved it, and will definitely be looking at booking again in the future! Thanks so much for the experience Anne!!

In-person course
Alan and Annette - - #15534

An excellent day; very relaxing learning new skills to make a lovely mosaic pot and plaque in a peaceful setting with a lovely lunch.
We will continue with our new hobby to make gifts and more items for our home.
Recommended to anyone interested in trying mosaics for the first time or to increase their skill.
Anne was very friendly and a very good teacher.

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Susan Fage - - #15442

A great workshop run by Anne, who certainly knew her stuff, amazing hostess too! Managed to complete two plaques!! Truly enjoyable, a fabulous setting, with a gorgeous lunch, proseco, tea, coffee and cake. Will certainly be going back and can highly recommend. Thank you Anne!!!!

In-person course
Wendy Barnett - - #15437

A fabulous day I had never done this before but came away with a beautiful plaque. Ann was a great teacher with a lovely personality and lots of tips, advice and patience. Lunch was excellent, a lovely relaxing day I will definitely be going back.

In-person course
Diane Hill - - #15432

Second time I have done this course, and I had another fabulous day. Anne is the perfect host and teacher, nothing is too much trouble for her, and lunch was superb. Really pleased with my flowerpot,and will definitely be returning again.

In-person course
Asma Haslam - - #14879

This was an all day mosaic course and absolutely fantastic. Anne was very good at guiding, suggesting and helping us with our mosaics. I chose a flowerpot to work on and Anne patiently advised on suitable materials as well as the relevant tools and the techniques throughout the course of the day to create a beautiful mosaic.

The day included lunch which was signficantly better than a standard lunch and was well worth the break. Anne also served endless tea.

Definitely worth it

In-person course
Diane Hill - - #14790

I have had the most fabulous relaxing day. Anne is a wonderful teacher and host. Superb lunch, eaten in the garden surrounded by birdsong and chickens. Im so proud of what ive managed to produce today and cant wait to come back again. Thank you Anne.

Response from Flowerpot Mosaics:

Thank you Di, your daisy is really beautiful, I’m not surprised that you’re really proud of yiurself!

In-person course
Carol - - #14709

Fantastic course, Anne is a wonderful teacher, nothing is too much trouble, lunch and cream tea was fabulous, totally surprised myself being a total novice I made a beautiful slate heart with a butterfly on. A most enjoyable experience with great company, I would highly recommend this course to anyone wanting to do mosaics. Thank you Anne for a fantastic day 👍💐

In-person course
Ruth - - #14599

I have been inspired and I’m now hooked on mosaics. What a wonderful creative day, great company, lovely food and superb expert guidance in a beautiful setting. Nothing was too much trouble for Anne she was generous with her time and equipment. We all came away with really lovely mosaics and I will definitely be returning for a top up
Thank you Anne!

Response from Flowerpot Mosaics:

I hope you are pleased with your pot, I’m sure it will look fabulous in your garden. Anne x

In-person course
Selina - - #14592

What a fantastic day! Anne is the most wonderful host and teacher. In her bespoke garden studio, she is generous with her knowledge and supplies. The day just flies by. I cannot recommend highly enough. Lunch was superb and topped off with afternoon clotted cream scones - heaven!

I shall definitely be returning for another workshop, thanks again Anne!

Response from Flowerpot Mosaics:

I hope you love your robin and star. Well done, they’re beautiful x

In-person course
Brenda Hart - - #13885

Had a wonderful day. Mosaiced a lovely slate heart to hang in my garden.
A great teacher and I came away with a real understanding of how to mosaic.
What a beautiful setting! Very rural and peaceful.

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