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Rural Antics, Hanwell Wine Estate

Contact Name: Helenka Brown

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Hanwell Wine Estate
Melton Road
Hickling Pastures
Melton Mowbray
LE14 3QG

Rural Antics, Hanwell Wine Estate
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Rural Antics, Hanwell Wine Estate's Courses

Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th October 2019
Join us and create your own landscape oil painting in a day. Local artist Sara Penrose will guide you step-by-step. By demonstrating and explaining the tools and materials, composition, colour mixing and various techniques for creating your very own landscape painting. English landscapes can be complex enough to provide some challenges but also simple enough to enable a fun and relaxing day. Sara will show you how a picture can be dissected into several layers...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 29th June 2019
The exceptionally talented illustrator Louise Comfort will be joining us for a 3rd year at Rural Antics craft workshops. She will work alongside you explaining basic drawing skills and showing you how to use pencils to bring to life the detail and colours of the English countryside. All materials will be provided for you and the workshop includes a two-course homemade lunch served with local wine. At the end of the day you will have...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 7th July 2019
Here is your chance to indulge in the wonderful craft of bobbin lace making. This short workshop run by talented tutor Suzanne will provide you with an introduction to the craft and bring together like-minded students to learn and share lace skills and knowledge in the relaxing informal surroundings of our stunning Nottinghamshire vineyard. It is suitable for students of all levels of experience, including beginners. When you have finished your session you will have...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th July 2019
Spend a morning learning the wonderful art of brushed lettering. Relax in our craft barn and be inspired by the beautiful surrounding views of Nottinghamshire’s rolling countryside. Guided by our exceptionally talented tutor Nikki Whiston; she will teach you the techniques step by step for you to use the brush pen, so by the end of your session you will be writing short quotes using your beautiful letters. The perfect way to spend your morning,...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 21st June 2019
Join us at our fabulous enamelling workshop this Christmas season. What better way to spend a day than learning a new craft & making something handmade, all in the beautiful surroundings of Nottinghamshire’s finest vineyards, Hanwell Wine Estate. Our talented tutor Katie will guide you through the process step by step and introduce you to enamelling on copper. Following demonstrations you will learn how to prepare the material, remove fire scale*, apply the enamel powders...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 15th September 2019
We are pleased to welcome our fabulous tutor Katherine back to the estate and this time you have the chance to make your own beautiful glass fused bowl or dish. Working in our Craft barn you will be warm and snug, spend time relaxing and embracing something new, all in the beautiful surroundings of Nottinghamshires finest vineyard. The workshop will introduce you to a variety of techniques and skills, learning to cut the glass and...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd June 2019
Join us for a lovely relaxing afternoon making your own beautiful hardcover notebook. You will use lovely patterned papers to make a hardbacked cover for your notebook and then learn how to stitch together your book using coptic stitching technique. This stitching technique allows the book to lay completely flat when open and is visible on the spine of the book, making an attractive feature. Handmade by you, you can put your notebook to good...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th July 2019
Join us for a fabulous day by the lake and learn the process and best practices for painting outdoors in the landscape (en plein air) using watercolours. Taking inspiration from the beautiful setting of the countryside and lake you will take time to relax and indulge your passion for art and learn new skills. Your tutor, the very talented local artist Sarah Watson will guide you through the steps focusing on composition, drawing, colour, value...