'Sketchbook exploration for textiles and mixed media' 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 2nd July | Sketchbook exploration for textiles and mixed media with Nancy Gray |

This workshop will explore sketching for textiles and mixed media, sketchbook creation and free motion embroidery. Nancy Gray will guide you through a range of absorbing processes including drawing with your sewing machines through the use of free motion embroidery and getting creative with fabric manipulation, all to create a free standing sketchbook.

The workshop will begin with sketching at the beautiful lakeshore and around Brockhole's grounds, looking at colour, texture, line drawing and mark making, to inspire our explorations with fabric, paper, stitch and a range of mixed media.

*Participants must bring their own sewing machine and a free motion embroidery foot or quilting foot

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?

Participants must bring their own sewing machine and a free motion embroidery foot or quilting foot. Materials provided.


Rosie Meredith at Brockhole on Windermere

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Visitors Centre, Brockhole National Park
LA23 1LJ

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair users


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

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