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Craft bookbinding (1 day) in the Peak District

I really enjoyed our day in this creative haven near Wirksworth. The studio is well lit with plenty of natural light and the size of the course was a nice surprise, [small]. We soon became engrossed under Holly's expert tuition and I was very impressed by our output. Holly provided a good range of paper for our covers. The lunch and cake was of a lovely home baked standard. I so enjoyed my day.

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- - #27222

Willow garden structures (1 day) in the Peak District

I had a wonderful time making a willow obelisk then dragonflies and willow wind spinners. Eddie was brilliant as a tutor - really helpful, patient and clear and also very encouraging! The setting was lovely and we were all made to feel very welcome and the food provided was delicious, especially the homemade brownies! Thank you for such a memorable day - I loved it!

In-person course
- - #21570

Response from Zantium Studios Ltd:

Thankyou, Lucy, for this happy review. Glad to hear you had fun on the course...and liked my brownies (- I have finally discoverer the best recipe!) We are very lucky to have Eddie Glew teach here for us.

Needle felted hares / bunnies (1 day) in the Peak District

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- - #21128

Mosaic course (2 days) in the Peak District

Everyone was so friendly and supportive of the group. An excellent weekend. The food was lovely too!

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- - #21098


Mosaic course (2 days) in the Peak District

Very enjoyable course - lovely setting, great facilities/food, very friendly and helpful hosts/teachers and for a beginner I achieved far more than I expected with an ambitious mosaic. The display from the resident peacock on the first morning was an unexpected bonus!

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- - #21055

Silver clay jewellery (1 day) in the Peak District

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- - #21047


Needle felted hares / bunnies (1 day) in the Peak District

An excellent day in the beautiful rural heart of Derbyshire. The workshop was great fun and excellently run by Von Allen. I was really proud of my cute Hare (Harriet) even though I was a complete beginner. The whole day felt like being a welcome house guest, with a homemade lunch of soup, bread rolls, fruits, cheeses etc. Afternoon tea was, again, homemade. This time mouthwatering chocolate and almond cake. I cannot recommend the event and Zantium Studios highly enough.

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- - #21043

Needle felted hares / bunnies (1 day) in the Peak District

A great course, with good instruction. Friendly host and instructor. Lovely food and cake! A thoroughly enjoyable day.

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- - #21042


Mosaic course (1 day workshop) in the Peak District

I had a lovely day learning how to make mosaics in a relaxing country setting. Very friendly and helpful, with tasty lunch and cake provided. Hope I can go on another course here soon.

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- - #21036

Painted stained glass (2 days) in the Peak District

Homely welcome coupled with excellent tuition - I recently attended the painted stained glass weekend course. Alison and Pete make you very welcome in their home with tea, coffee, delicious home cooked lunch and cake in the afternoon. The course is held in their home with a purpose built studio for the class. The tuition by Jane Littlefield on this course was excellent. Covered all the basics and provided all the support that was needed for all delegates. Thoroughly recommended.

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- - #18731

Response from Zantium Studios Ltd:

Dear Linda,
Thankyou so much for your warm words. So glad you enjoyed the course and felt at home here. I will pass on your happy feedback to the lovely Jane Littlefield.
Best wishes Alison

Mosaic course (1 day workshop) in the Peak District

This is a fantastic introductory course. I had a brilliant day with all the resources and support I needed as a complete beginner. Lunch was also fabulous!! Thanks for fantastic day!

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- - #18307

Response from Zantium Studios Ltd:

Hi Mark, So glad you enjoyed the mosaic course. Heartfelt thanks for your kind words and enthusiasm. Come back soon!
Alison & Peter

Craft bookbinding (1 day) in the Peak District

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- - #18101

Response from Zantium Studios Ltd:

Thanks Cathy, Great to hear our course hit the spot! The books you made were really lovely. We are delighted to have Holly on board and looking forward to more dates for next year.

Craft bookbinding (1 day) in the Peak District

Great course in great location. The course had a good pace and I was amazed at the quality of the finished book I produced. I'm hooked. Plenty of refreshments , great lunch with a bright spacious work room for the course. Would definitely recommend this course and location.

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- - #18097

Response from Zantium Studios Ltd:

Thankyou for this positive feedback which I will certainly pass on to Holly Serjeant, your tutor. We, as hosts, were delighted with the course and hope to offer it again next year.
Enjoy your book and your newfound skills.

Willow basket weaving (2 days) in the Peak District

Excellent tutor , lovely surroundings and hospitality . Was very pleased with my basket

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- - #17913

Response from Zantium Studios Ltd:

Thankyou for happy feedback, Marie. So glad you enjoyed the course. Your baskets were superb!

Willow animal sculpture (2 days) in the Peak District

A great course and beautiful nourishing environment.
Caroline is a very talented craftswoman and a caring and attentive teacher.
Her step by step guidance and enthusiasm for each of our projects carried us all through the course to produce a menagerie of beautiful animals.
I would highly recommend this course.

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- - #17456

Response from Zantium Studios Ltd:

Thankyou so much for your warm and positive comments. You were a buoyant and talented group.
Lovely to meet you, Vicki - I hope your willow horse is enjoying pastures new and receiving many admiring glances.

Stained glass intermediate (2 days) in the Peak District

My second stained glass course at Zantium Studios with Lili, this time learning about leaded glass. The course was fabulous; Lili is fantastic, so patient and encouraging. I would highly recommend any of her courses. Zantium Studio's light and airy craft studio is a perfect place to learn a craft. Alison is lovely and welcoming, and really cares about what you've achieved on the course. And of course the food and cake is delicious!

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- - #17592

Response from Zantium Studios Ltd:

Delighted to have you back, Sarah. Thankyou for returning to us for the Intermediate Level Glass Course. I will pass on your compliments to Lilian. She is such a dedicated tutor - we feel very lucky to have her here. Enjoy your new-found skills and your glass.

Willow animal sculpture (2 days) in the Peak District

I have just spent 2 wonderful days creating a stargazing hare in willow.
Emma was an excellent tutor.
The studio was lovely to work in and the food was lovely home cooked and delicious.

I would highly recommend this course and Zantium Studios.

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- - #17764

Response from Zantium Studios Ltd:

Thankyou so much, Sue, for this lovely review. You were a very hardworking group. Hope your hare sculpture is enjoying his new home and is much admired.

Stained glass intermediate (2 days) in the Peak District

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- - #17368


Stained glass introduction (2 days) in the Peak District

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- - #17330

Response from Zantium Studios Ltd:

Tony, thankyou so much for this glowing review. Lilian is, indeed, a very talented artist and patient tutor. I will pass on your positive feedback. So glad you enjoyed your time here - including the cakes! Hope to welcome you back soon.

Willow garden structures (1 day) in the Peak District

Eddie was a great tutor! Patient and explained things really clearly. Lovely venue and Alison very hospitable, good cake!!
We will be back for basket weaving.

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- - #17283

Response from Zantium Studios Ltd:

Thanks Carole, We consider ourselves very lucky to have Eddie Glew as our tutor - he is a very busy chap in the World of Willow!
Thankyou for joining us and for your happy review.
We look forward to welcoming you back for for Basket Weaving.