Micklems Farm Creative Workshops

Contact Name: Lauren Millbank

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Address:
Micklems Farmhouse
Knowl Hill
Reading
Berkshire
RG10 9YD

Micklems Farm Creative Workshops
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About Micklems Farm Creative Workshops

A unique venue in the Berkshire countryside offering a range of creative workshops and flowers from our very own cutting garden.

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Arm knitting
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Arm knitting
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 10th December 2021
£45
Style up your home with your newly arm knitted throw which is perfect for any interior, great to snuggle under on the sofa or a lovely Christmas gift for a...
Autumn Leaves
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Autumn Leaves
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 28th October 2021
£75
Using leaves as a starting point we will aim to produce a finished picture inspired by the beauty of Autumn. By first drawing a selection of leaves we will use...
Christmas Decoupage
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Christmas Decoupage
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 6th December 2021
£75
Decoupage is the art of decorating surfaces by applying cutouts of paper and then coating with several layers of finish (such as lacquer or varnish). In this workshop you’ll learn...
Christmas tealights and lanterns
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Christmas tealights and lanterns
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 5th November 2021
£75
Enjoy making Christmas lantern and tealight holders to style your home this festive season. Porcelain is beguiling – it’s whiteness and translucency attract the eye and it has a fascinating...
Christmas vintage china mosaics
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Christmas vintage china mosaics
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 12th December 2021
£75
In this one day workshop you will learn how to make your own mosaic made from vintage and antique china. This craft known as 'Pique Assiette' ('stolen plate') is a...
Creative iPad - Procreate for Beginners Workshop
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Creative iPad - Procreate for Beginners Workshop
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 7th December 2021
£75
This day will give you an overview of some of the possibilities of how you can use your IPAD for creative work. We will focus particularly on Procreate, which you...
Delicate Textured Porcelain Vessels
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Delicate Textured Porcelain Vessels
In-person course
Berkshire
£75
Porcelain is beguiling- it’s translucency and strength have appealed in equal measure to ceramic collectors over the centuries. It was first made during the Chinese Tang dynasty and developed and...
Die Cut Christmas Cards
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Die Cut Christmas Cards
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 30th November 2021
£70
Join us for a fun filled day of making your own Christmas cards. Using our die cutting machines with a large choice of designer dies to choose from, to make...
Discovering Tone
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Discovering Tone
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 11th November 2021
£75
This course is about using only tone to interpret what you see. Drawing provides the basis for all artwork and teaches you to look more carefully. Starting with drawings of...
Escape to the Chateau
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Escape to the Chateau
In-person course
Berkshire
£75
Students create an acrylic painting featuring a French château, with rolling meadows in the foreground. The aim is to create distance and some detail but focus on layering the soft...
Fabric and Paper Beads
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Fabric and Paper Beads
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 13th November 2021
£75
Using a wide variety of paper and fabrics you will learn several ways of constructing beautiful beads. We will wrap and roll, embellish and stitch and create your own unique...
Fauvist Inspired Clay Collage Landscape Workshop
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Fauvist Inspired Clay Collage Landscape Workshop
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 27th October 2021
£75
This workshop gives you the opportunity to create your own textured clay collage landscape on canvas board. I will teach and guide you through the process of working with paper...
Faux Calligraphy and Slate Design
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Faux Calligraphy and Slate Design
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 14th October 2021
£75
This workshop explores the wonderful art of lettering using faux calligraphy techniques; a lettering technique to imitate the style of modern calligraphy using everyday pens. The workshop will begin with...
Faux Calligraphy: Festive Slate Platter
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Faux Calligraphy: Festive Slate Platter
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 12th November 2021
£75
This workshop explores the wonderful art of lettering using faux calligraphy techniques; a lettering technique to imitate the style of modern calligraphy using everyday pens. The workshop will begin with...
Frenchic Furniture Painting
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Frenchic Furniture Painting
In-person course
Berkshire
£75
A great introduction to chalk paint using Frenchic environmentally friendly chalk and mineral paint. This is a full day workshop ideal for complete beginners and upwards. Frenchic Furniture Paint has...
Gel Plate Printing - Inspired by Nature
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Gel Plate Printing - Inspired by Nature
In-person course
Berkshire
£75
Taking nature as our theme we will make a series of monoprints using several different techniques with an overall theme of nature. Be warned gel plate printing is very addictive...
Gin Lilies
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Gin Lilies
In-person course
Berkshire
£75
We will be working ‘alla prima’ in thick oil paint and aiming to capture the beauty of both the blooms and the glass bottle. Bring along your favourite (empty) gin...
Glass Fused Christmas Wreath and Fesitve Decorations
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Glass Fused Christmas Wreath and Fesitve Decorations
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 18th November 2021
£75
Enjoy creating your own unique Table Centre Piece or Christmas Wreath in Glass as well as some exciting tree decorations during this seasonal workshop. Make this Christmas special with a...
Glass Fusing: Garden Sculptures
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Glass Fusing: Garden Sculptures
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 3rd October 2021
£75
This workshop will offer you the opportunity to further experiment with glass fusing techniques. There are many possibilities from abstract garden structures to flowers, birds or wind chimes. Whether you...
Glass fusing: landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes
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Glass fusing: landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 22nd October 2021
£75
Be Inspired by your favourite Landscape artist. Well-known artist David Hockney, local artist Nick Schlee or abstract landscape artist Peter Lanyon, to mention a few. The choice is yours or...
Introduction to Lino Printing
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Introduction to Lino Printing
In-person course
Berkshire
£75
Did you do lino printing at school, but have not had the opportunity to develop your skills? Or perhaps have you admired lino prints and wondered how they are produced?...
Introduction to Modern Calligraphy Workshop
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Introduction to Modern Calligraphy Workshop
In-person course
Berkshire
£75
This informal, practical and inspirational workshop explores the wonderful art of writing using a nib and ink, but with a modern twist. The workshop will begin with some drill exercises...
Introduction to Papercutting
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Introduction to Papercutting
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 14th November 2021
£75
A peaceful and relaxing workshop perfect for total beginners to explore the art of paper cutting. The day will start with a demonstration and some quick warm up exercises to...
Knitted Christmas Wreath
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Knitted Christmas Wreath
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 29th November 2021
£40
Enjoy making a unique Christmas Chunky knit wreath, suitable for complete beginners! Come and style up your home this Christmas and make a gorgeous chunky, eco-friendly Christmas wreath! Sophie will...
Lino Printing in Colour
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Lino Printing in Colour
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 26th October 2021
£75
We will recap the basics of Lino cutting and then explore different ways of printing with 2 or 3 colours. We will experiment with techniques such as multi block, jigsaw...
Mind the Gap
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Mind the Gap
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 7th October 2021
£75
We will be painting a small group of climbing flowers such as Clematis or Anemones. Working ‘alla prima’ in oil paint we will focus on leaving bits of our under-painting...
Misty Blue Landscape in Chalk Pastels
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Misty Blue Landscape in Chalk Pastels
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 11th December 2021
£75
We work with a selection of chalk pastels and colouring pencils on black paper. Students build a landscape using a cool colour palette and blend and layer colours together, creating...
Moon Jars
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Moon Jars
In-person course
Berkshire
£75
Spend a whole day, playing with clay, making a group of Moon Jars. The day will start, learning a little about their history, looking at images and examining real life...
Paint your own cover and make a concertina book
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Paint your own cover and make a concertina book
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 31st October 2021
£75
Learn how to make your own concertina style books using your own decorated cover papers. On this workshop Janina will show you how to make two types of concertina books....
Painting Landscapes in Oils
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Painting Landscapes in Oils
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 20th October 2021
£75
The day will begin with a look at the importance of composition, perspective and light in landscape painting, using the work of some well-known landscape artists for inspiration and example....
Pet Portraits with Personality
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Pet Portraits with Personality
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 1st November 2021
£75
Together we will work through a stage by stage process to create a Pet Portrait in Oils- using an ‘islands to oceans’ method of working. We are aiming to make...
Polymer Clay Earrings
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Polymer Clay Earrings
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 26th November 2021
£75
Join us for an exciting day experimenting with Polymer clay. You will learn about conditioning the clay, mixing colours, curing the clay in the oven and creating various shapes that...
Polymer Clay Earrings Workshop
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Polymer Clay Earrings Workshop
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 26th November 2021
£75
A 6 hour course from10-00AM - 4.00PM Join us for an exciting day experimenting with Polymer clay. You will learn about conditioning the clay, mixing colours, curing the clay in...
Polymer Clay Necklace
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Polymer Clay Necklace
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 24th November 2021
£75
Join us for an exciting day experimenting with Polymer clay. You will learn about conditioning the clay, mixing colours and creating various beads using different techniques and curing the clay...
Portraits and Patterns Workshop
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Portraits and Patterns Workshop
In-person course
Berkshire
£75
Brighten your winter with some colour! Join tutor Sue Tilbury in painting a portrait of the Mexican artist Frida Khalo using your own patterns and designs in beautiful bold vibrant...
Precious Metal Clay Jewellery
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Precious Metal Clay Jewellery
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 22nd November 2021
£85
Precious metal clay has taken the jewellery world by storm! It is a fantastic material to work with as it has the versatility of clay and once fired it turns...
Printing for Christmas
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Printing for Christmas
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 28th November 2021
£65
Learn some simple printing methods using basic lino-cutting techniques to make greetings cards, fabric and clay decorations in this structured but relaxed workshop. We will look at creating a design...
Quirky clay collage harbour scene workshop
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Quirky clay collage harbour scene workshop
In-person course
Berkshire
£75
This workshop gives you the opportunity to create your own clay collage harbour scene on canvas board. Julie will teach and guide you through the process of working with paper...
Silver Bangles 2
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Silver Bangles 2
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 3rd December 2021
£75
Have you ever wanted to make your own silver bangles? Join Fiona from Jewellery Moves for a day of making, learning and creativity. At this workshop you will learn how...
SOLD OUT - Teapots
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SOLD OUT - Teapots
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 30th September 2021
£75
The teapot is the iconic pottery object. The aim of this workshop is to make and decorate 2 fully functional teapots. The day will start, learning a little about their...
SOLD OUT - Vintage China Mosaics
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SOLD OUT - Vintage China Mosaics
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 5th October 2021
£75
In this one day workshop you will learn how to make your own mosaic made from vintage and antique china. This craft known as 'Pique Assiette' ('stolen plate') is a...
Textured surfaces
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Textured surfaces
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 6th October 2021
£75
On this course you will create your own unique fabric using a combination of fibres, threads and a variety of fine gauzy materials. Starting with a hessian base you will...
Textures and Metalic Surfaces in Mixed Media
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Textures and Metalic Surfaces in Mixed Media
In-person course
Berkshire
£75
Students will work from observation, building layers and working with a variety of media. They will create tonal washes in watercolour, over areas of their chosen image and add texture....
Tree Study in Cool Colours
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Tree Study in Cool Colours
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 16th October 2021
£75
Students will reference imagery to create a stylised painting, focusing on an autumnal palette. Students will learn how to create a feeling of distance in the painting and create a...
Weaving on a Peg Loom
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Weaving on a Peg Loom
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 30th October 2021
£75
A peg loom is a very simple type of loom but is also very versatile and a lot of fun to use. You can make big chunky mats but also...
Wild Gardens - 2 day workshop
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Wild Gardens - 2 day workshop
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 16th November 2021
£150
Make a fabric picture inspired by herbaceous borders and wild meadows. You’ll start by looking at flower inspiration from photos and create a beautiful fabric picture across 2 days. Freezer...
Winter Pansies in Watercolour
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Winter Pansies in Watercolour
In-person course
Berkshire - Next course on 10th November 2021
£75
Students start with a warm up painting , blending and applying colour wet on wet and wet on dry. Following this they create a composition, using a variety of painting...

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