Dillington House. Somerset County Council

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Dillington House
Ilminster
Somerset
TA19 9DT

Dillington House. Somerset County Council
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A Country Bouquet - Ribbon Embroidery
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A Country Bouquet - Ribbon Embroidery
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 28th October 2021
£73
Create your own beautiful bouquet of flowers and foliage in stitch and pure silk ribbon embroidery. This technique is very satisfying and easy to master. Your finished piece could be...
Advanced Crochet Workshop
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Advanced Crochet Workshop
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 28th October 2021
£66
This course is part of  Dillington Discoveries Autumn week. Add dimension to your stitchwork and create more texture in your crochet. Learn the secrets of blending colour whilst working with...
Advanced Knitting
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Advanced Knitting
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 9th November 2021
£68
Expand your existing knitting skills on this one-day sample-based workshop. Throughout the day we will produce small swatches, we will cover a variety of techniques including: Cable work, simple shaping,...
Art Courses with David Chandler - Week Holiday
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Art Courses with David Chandler - Week Holiday
In-person course
Somerset
£780
These courses are part of Dillington Discovery Autumn week. Monday to Wednesday - Pencil to Paint Our relationship with art usually begins with a line, when we first take up...
Bookbinding for Beginners Weekend Workshop
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Bookbinding for Beginners Weekend Workshop
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 14th January 2022
£358
This Workshop is an introduction to bookbinding where you will learn the basic use of bookbinding materials and tools together with some simple structures that can be made with little...
Christmas Card & Gift Block Printing Workshop
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Christmas Card & Gift Block Printing Workshop
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 17th November 2021
£75
A day to explore the craft of Indian Block Printing to create your own wrapping paper, cards and textile product. You will have the opportunity to use a collection of...
Colourwork Knitting Taster Workshop
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Colourwork Knitting Taster Workshop
In-person course
Somerset
£66
This course is part of  Dillington Discoveries Summer week. Learn the secrets behind working with more than one colour with three very different techniques. On this workshop we will look...
Corn Dolly Christmas Decorations Workshop - One Day Course
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Corn Dolly Christmas Decorations Workshop - One Day Course
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 15th November 2021
£68
This course is idea for those with a love of traditional English crafts. Corn dollies are a form of straw work made as decoration. During the day you will be...
Embroidered Wildflower Garland
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Embroidered Wildflower Garland
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 4th March 2022
£358
This course is suitable for all including beginners. On this course you will learn how to use a wide variety of hand embroidery stitches to produce a lovely garland of...
Festive Copper Foil Stained Glass Workshop
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Festive Copper Foil Stained Glass Workshop
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 6th December 2021
£79
This course introduces students to the copper foil method of stained glass making. Often referred to as the Tiffany method, after Louis Comfort Tiffany. This method is used to make...
Festive Sugar Craft Workshop
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Festive Sugar Craft Workshop
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 6th December 2021
£80
International Demonstrator and Cake Decorator Ann Pickard will be showing you how to make a multitude of Christmas models from sugar paste. Throughout the day you will make the following...
Harvest Corn Dolly Workshop
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Harvest Corn Dolly Workshop
In-person course
Somerset
£68
Corn dollies or corn mothers are a form of straw work made as part of harvest customs of Europe before mechanization. Before Christianisation, in traditional pagan European culture it was...
Inspired by Nature Sewing Workshop
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Inspired by Nature Sewing Workshop
In-person course
Somerset
£66
This course is part of  Dillington Discoveries Autumn week. Create your own unique design on an existing piece of work. Bring your inspiration – it may be a drawing, simple...
Introduction to Watercolours
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Introduction to Watercolours
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 25th February 2022
£348
Have you ever thought of trying your hand at watercolour painting but don’t know where to start? Are you recently retired or just looking for a new challenge? Designed for...
Leather Work - Make a Bag
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Leather Work - Make a Bag
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 23rd March 2022
£166
Learn how to make your own Shoulder or Tote Bag from stunning Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather. After an introduction to leather and its many types and uses, you will begin...
Making a Leaded Stained Glass Panel Workshop - Two Day Course
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Making a Leaded Stained Glass Panel Workshop - Two Day Course
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 26th October 2021
£152
This two day course will enable you to create your own stained glass panel using the traditional method of combining coloured glass with lead. Stained Glass is an ancient art...
Paper Cutting Two Day Workshop
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Paper Cutting Two Day Workshop
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 5th March 2022
£132
After mastering some basic cutting skills, students will cut out a prepared design and then design and cut out a monogram of their initials. They will design a panel (A4...
Pencil to Paint Three Day Art Course
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Pencil to Paint Three Day Art Course
In-person course
Somerset
£174
This course is part of Dillington Discovery Autumn week. Our relationship with art usually begins with a line, when we first take up a pencil or a crayon and scribble...
Quilling for Beginners Workshop
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Quilling for Beginners Workshop
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 27th October 2021
£70
This course would appeal to paper crafters and card makers. An introduction to a relaxing and fulfilling craft, that needs only your fingers, a quilling tool, paper and glue. This...
Sculpting with Colour Two Day Art Course
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Sculpting with Colour Two Day Art Course
In-person course
Somerset
£93
This course is part of Dillington Discovery Autumn week. Many of us are quite at home with the business of working in two-dimensions. Drawing and painting, we feel, are things...
St Ives Artists - Ben Nicholson: Another Dimension
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St Ives Artists - Ben Nicholson: Another Dimension
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 20th November 2021
£58
From Caravaggio to Constable, one of the abiding preoccupations of Western Art has been the play of light and shade. To be able to conjure in oil or watercolour, a...
St Ives Artists - Peter Lanyon; A New Point of View
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St Ives Artists - Peter Lanyon; A New Point of View
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 8th January 2022
£58
‘I want to show what I know and what I feel. Not just what I see.’ Before it can be painted, the landscape must be experienced and that is why...
Stumpwork - Week Holiday
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Stumpwork - Week Holiday
In-person course
Somerset
£780
This course is part of Dillington Discoveries Summer week. An exciting course exploring the beautiful and fascinating 16th century raised embroidery technique known as Stumpwork. The theme would be based...
The Joy of Watercolour - Week Holiday COURSE FULL
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The Joy of Watercolour - Week Holiday COURSE FULL
In-person course
Somerset
£780
This course is part of Dillington Discovery Summer week. Celebrate the joy of watercolour with this week of painting in the glorious surroundings of Dillington House and Gardens. Most of...
Traditional Crewelwork Embroidery - Weekend Break
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Traditional Crewelwork Embroidery - Weekend Break
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 12th November 2021
£348
Learn how to embroider a traditional crewelwork design using fine crewel wools. A variety of hand embroidery stitches will be covered. Students will learn how to stitch beautiful Jacobean-style motifs...
Watercolour Spring Workshop
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Watercolour Spring Workshop
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 10th April 2022
£507
Immerse yourself in the colour and variety of spring blooms and explore some exciting ways of working wet into wet with the addition of other water soluble media into your...
Willow Angels Workshop
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Willow Angels Workshop
In-person course
Somerset - Next course on 17th November 2021
£110
Come and make a 4 foot high willow Angel with wings - new for Winter Season for your home or garden with local Somerset artist Jo Sadler of Forged n...
Willow Deer - One Day Workshop COURSE FULL
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Willow Deer - One Day Workshop COURSE FULL
In-person course
Somerset
£101
Come and make a 4 foot high willow deer with a basic metal frame for your home or garden with local Somerset artist Jo Sadler of Forged n Willow. Jo...
Willow Sculptures - Week Holiday
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Willow Sculptures - Week Holiday
In-person course
Somerset
£780
These courses are part of Dillington Discoveries Summer week. Join local Somerset artist Jo Sadler of ‘Forged n Willow’ to make an animal sculpture. Jo will guide you through each...

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