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Dukeries Community Workshop

Contact name: Alan Perry
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over 6 years
with CraftCourses

Maker's bio

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

Courses, kits & gifts

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1-day introduction to creative silver jewellery - make a ring or bangle
Next date: 26th Oct 2022
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Christmas festive flowers & foliage
Next date: 30th Nov 2022
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Drop in workshop sessions - woodworking at Dukeries Community Workshop, Ollerton
Next date: 4th Oct 2022
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Regular kiln fused glass work at Dukeries Community Workshop, Ollerton
Next date: 6th Oct 2022
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Regular wood carving classes Mondays and Tuesday evenings 6pm to 8pm) at Dukeries Community Workshop, Ollerton
Next date: 4th Oct 2022
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Walking stick making - Come and make a stick with Bill at Dukeries Community Workshop, Ollerton
Next date: 7th Oct 2022
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Weekly courses in stained glass at Dukeries Community Workshop, Ollerton
Next date: 5th Oct 2022

Recent reviews

All maker's reviews
16 Mar 22'

Alan Daly reviewed: Drop in workshop sessions - woodworking at Dukeries Community Workshop, Ollerton

"Welcoming bunch of people on the course, knowledgable go to experts watching ,assisting,supporting. Great atmosphere. Access to some great machinery. Amazing value for money."

Dukeries Community Workshop responded:

" Thank you Alan, its really good that you are enjoying the workshop. Rewards Alan"

7 Feb 22'

K WEEDEN reviewed: Regular kiln fused glass work at Dukeries Community Workshop, Ollerton

"Very full class. The tutor was knowledgeable about fused glass and the kilns. The time passed quickly."

15 Mar 20'

Trevor Jackson reviewed: Drop in workshop sessions - woodworking at Dukeries Community Workshop, Ollerton

"Fabulous set of people to help and work alongside. Amazing range of equipment and guidance ."

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