in New Ollerton, Newark
Weekly courses in stained glass at Dukeries Community Workshop, Ollerton
Weekly courses in glass crafts – suitable for all levels. The course is £5 per session every Wednesday from 1pm to 3pm. Materials used are re-charged at cost in addition. The Dukeries Community Centre is a charitable organisation run by volunteers, established in 1988, offering the following regular weekly tutored sessions: Monday 9 am - 2 pm Wood Carving Tuesday 9 am - 3 pm General woodwork and own projects Tuesday EVENING 6 pm - 8 pm Wood Carving & Pyrography Wednesday 9.30 am - 12.30 pm Reserved MIND session Wednesday 1 pm - 3 pm Art Glass session – traditional stained glass, Tiffany style work & glass mosaics Thursday 9.30 am - 12.30 pm Kiln glass work Thursday 1 pm - 3 pm Woodwork projects Friday 9 am -12.30 pm Walking stick making & carving Friday 1pm - 3 pm Kiln glass works Close to Mansfield, Retford, Worksop and Newark, we also welcome students from Lincoln, Nottingham and Sheffield. The workshops (and toilets) are fully accessible for people with disabilities. If you have any questions in advance of booking your place please select the 'message the tutor' button.
What's included in the price?
All tools and equipment provided, materials at cost Elaine or Margaret will show you the techniques to enable you to produce a unique piece. Tea and coffee is available
2 hours (flexible times to suit)
Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
1986- Unemployment was high. Members of the Adult Unemployed Centre expressed a desire to use workshop facilities. As school roles fell under used accommodation was identified. In April, a project submission was put before the Dukeries Complex Council of Management and a steering group was set up. Establishment of a fourteen-week pilot scheme to commence in July. This was successful. Today in 2020 we have over 150 users and are open 5 days a week and Tuesday Evenings
- Wheelchair users
- Limited mobility
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for all abilities
- Daytime (weekdays)
- Long term / weekly / monthly
- Public transport
- Parking provided