Larkswold

Contact Name: Melinda Nicholds-Brown

Larkswold
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About Larkswold

Taking inspiration from the river, meadows and country garden, release your creativity and experience a rush of pride as your creation takes shape.
From lino to willow-weaving and candle making, it is the perfect setting to expand your portfolio at a relaxed pace.
Larkswold grew from the desire to build a business that brought joy and warmth. We aim to bring the sense of rejuvenation that comes from being in a beautiful, natural environment with warm, genuine people.


Courses, kits & gifts

In-person
Arm knitting at Larkswold (2.00-4.30)
Gloucestershire - Next course on 27th May 2022
Arm knitting at Larkswold (2.00-4.30)
(1)
£85
Learn how to make a super warm and cosy blanket from jumbo wool at our Arm Knitting Workshop. Using your arms rather than needles we will show you how to...
In-person
Block Printing at Larkswold (2-5pm)
Gloucestershire - Next course on 24th May 2022
Block Printing at Larkswold (2-5pm)
£65
Ever wanted to get into printing but didn't know where to begin? This Indian block workshop is the perfect way to start this addictive pastime! Block printing is a process...
In-person
Carve a spoon from a freshly felled log
Gloucestershire - Next course on 25th June 2022
Carve a spoon from a freshly felled log
£125
Join Ben, bushcraft instructor and an expert wood carver, as he walks you through the magical process of carving a spoon. It's fun and relaxing, even beginners can pick it...
In-person
Full Day Silversmithing 10.30-4.30
Gloucestershire - Next course on 4th June 2022
Full Day Silversmithing 10.30-4.30
£140
A fabulous opportunity to try your hand at silversmithing. In this full day silversmithing you will spend the first part looking at different techniques. Measuring for a ring, sizing, sawing,...
In-person
Glass Fusing at Larkswold (10am-1pm)
Gloucestershire - Next course on 2nd June 2022
Glass Fusing at Larkswold (10am-1pm)
£75
Learn about glass fusing whilst making a selection of items such as soap or trinket dishes, candle holders, coasters, glass decorations or a stunning piece of artwork to frame and...
In-person
Glass Fusing at Larkswold (2-5pm)
Gloucestershire - Next course on 9th July 2022
Glass Fusing at Larkswold (2-5pm)
£65
Learn about glass fusing whilst making a selection of items such as soap or trinket dishes, candle holders, coasters, glass decorations or a stunning piece of artwork to frame and...
In-person
Introduction to Brush Lettering (10am-1pm)
Gloucestershire - Next course on 16th July 2022
Introduction to Brush Lettering (10am-1pm)
(1)
£75
In the first part of this workshop your tutor Georgie will give you an introduction to brush lettering & the various materials that can be used. Using a brush a...
In-person
Lampshade Making at Larkswold (10am-1pm)
Gloucestershire - Next course on 23rd May 2022
Lampshade Making at Larkswold (10am-1pm)
£65
Learn to make a gorgeous fabric-covered drum lampshade, finished to a professional standard! You can choose whether your 30cm lampshade is for a hanging pendant light or a table lamp...
In-person
Lampshade Making at Larkswold (2pm-5pm)
Gloucestershire - Next course on 25th May 2022
Lampshade Making at Larkswold (2pm-5pm)
£65
Learn to make a gorgeous fabric-covered drum lampshade, finished to a professional standard! You can choose whether your 30cm lampshade is for a hanging pendant light or a table lamp...
Craft kit
Macramé 5 Feather Wall  Hanging Kit
Macramé 5 Feather Wall Hanging Kit
£55
We just love the vintage boho vibe this gives your room. The finished wall hanging measures approximately 45cm wide x 35cm long from branch to end of feather & will...
In-person
Silversmithing-rings/bangles at Larkswold (10am-1pm)
Gloucestershire - Next course on 16th June 2022
Silversmithing-rings/bangles at Larkswold (10am-1pm)
£75
A fabulous opportunity to try your hand at silversmithing. You will learn multiple techniques such as ring sizing, sawing, filing, soldering, forming and shaping and polishing to create a series...
In-person
Silversmithing-Rings/Bangles at Larkswold (2pm-5pm)
Gloucestershire - Next course on 2nd June 2022
Silversmithing-Rings/Bangles at Larkswold (2pm-5pm)
(3)
£75
A fabulous opportunity to try your hand at silversmithing. You will learn multiple techniques such as ring sizing, sawing, filing, soldering, forming and shaping and polishing to create a series...
In-person
Willow sculpture at Larkswold
Gloucestershire - Next course on 28th May 2022
Willow sculpture at Larkswold
(4)
£125
An incredibly popular craft at the moment. Come away with a hare, runner duck, chicken, pheasant or heron for your house or garden. November & December workshops are focused on...

Reviews

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Lino Printing at Larkswold (2.30pm-5.30pm) (Course inactive)

In-person
Jan Hill-Tout - - #32961

I had a wonderful time doing lino cut printing with Melinda and Emma at Larkswold. They were so welcoming and supportive and I enjoyed every minute. Thank you

Response from Larkswold:

Thankyou Jan,

Really glad you enjoyed the session. We also appreciated you graciously putting up with our social media frivolities!

Melinda 😊

Candlemaking at Larkswold (2pm-5pm) (Course inactive)

In-person
Simon & Linda - - #31305

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Response from Larkswold:

Thank you so much. It was lovely to meet you both.

Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Melinda & Emma

Candlemaking at Larkswold (2pm-5pm) (Course inactive)

In-person
Shelley & Tim - - #38175

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Response from Larkswold:

Thanks Shelley,

Lovely to meet you both. Hope to see you again soon.

Melinda x

Willow sculpture at Larkswold

In-person
Mary Mustoe - - #33299

We had an absolutely brilliant day doing willow sculpture at Larkswold, Kate was an excellent teacher, We were looked after from start to finish, coffee and cake, scrummy lunch, more coffee/drinks cake in the afternoon.
I will definitely be back to do another course. 10 out of 10 from me.

Response from Larkswold:

Thanks Mary, glad you enjoyed your visit. Look forward to seeing you back here soon 😊
Melinda