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This was my second course with the BigTreeSociety. Last year I made a stool and last week I was back there again with my target being a shave horse. Eoin and Gail facilitated the two days with humour and intelligence, making sure that the four of us followed our own route but advising why some of our ideas might not...
By Brian Reeds - 6 years ago
This was one of the most enjoyable courses I have experienced. Personal attention given by the course provider. Excellent facilities, good pace of teaching, relaxed atmosphere. Definite value for money and I would highly recommend this course to others.
By Christine Hewlett - 6 years ago
I spent an excellent pottery week at the Paddock Studio. Rowena is a great teacher. She's helpful, encouraging and constructive. This week gave me plenty of ideas and a new motivation. Thank you! 5
By Isabel Pichonnaz - 6 years ago
Karen made me feel very welcome and at ease. The day course was very informative and Karen explained everything as we went along and also gave lots of tips and tricks. Ended up taking home a very lovely Roses Painting. Karen was also able to supply Jenkins books, brushes and paint. Fantastic. Highly recommended :-) Jo
By Jo Strong - 6 years ago
This really is a great course if you wish to learn all about candle making; it covers so much and you really do learn all that you need to know to go solo. I had a fabulous day and felt totally inspired by the experience and cannot wait to make my own products. Sakeena is a lovely lady and an...
By Trish PW - 6 years ago
I never thought I would be able to make a chair that I would be proud of.... but Jo's laid back teaching style and excellent tools and materials enabled me to do just that. I would highly recommend this course to anyone who wants a week away from it all with a great teacher and good companions, all working away...
By Stephen Bristow - 6 years ago
This was an excellent course and Dilys is a brilliant and knowledgable teacher. I attended the course with my Dad and sister who had done some enamelling before but I was a complete beginner and she was fantastic at helping all of us produce pieces that we were really pleased with. She showed us a variety of techniques and skills...
By Jenny Litten - 6 years ago
My wife and I did this together. Excellent value and Phil is so encouraging, patient and an excellent teacher. For two complete novices to be able to each do and take home pictures of such quality using the techniques that we were shown was truly amazing. I have never enjoyed doing art as much before in my life. We lost...
By Richard Mussett - 6 years ago
Comprehensive information on a variety of crafts with very good information on locations
By Sue Graham - 6 years ago
This spinning course was amazing! Theresa was extremely knowledgable of all different kinds of sheep and their wool. She was able to help answer any questions I had about wool and spinning. Theresa is a fantastic teacher. I would recommender her for anyone who wants to learn how to spin.
By Amanda Howe - 6 years ago