Students' Choice Awards

With several thousand student reviews, we make sure you find the best craft course for you! 

Whether you are searching by location, keyword or by browsing the categories, you can read through the reviews on each course page to get a feel for what the course will be like. You might be curious about the tutor, what topics are covered or importantly, what the refreshments are like! Take a look through the Latest Reviews or browse the UK's most popular creative and craft courses tutors from the award-winners below.

Platinum AwardMore than fifty students have left 5* reviews!

All in a Spin - Dunja Roberts' hand spinning in Powys

All Things Felt & Beautiful - Gorgeous felted animals by Sophie Wheatley in Warwickshire

Artistry in Wood - George Foweraker's wood turning courses in Somerset

A W Artist Blacksmiths - Adrian Wood in North Yorkshire

Beautiful Things - Clare Mackaness in Essex

Cartmel Handspun Spinning School - Elaine Ware in Cumbria 

Chalk Pit Forge - Learn blacksmithing at Alex Smith's forge in Sussex

Curly Girly Crafts - Toni Peers teaches enamelling, encaustic art, glass bead making and silver clay, in Essex

Don White - Woodturning experience courses in Bude, Cornwall

Firebird Forge - Mort's Blacksmithing courses in East Sussex

Fransham Forge - Nigel Barnett blacksmithing teaching forge in Norfolk

Kaos Blacksmiths - Ross & Sara Berry in Kent

Lumiere de Londres - Sakeena Edoo's Candle workshops in London

Maddie Janes - Mosaic studio in Pembrokeshire

Mango Mosaics - learn mosaics with Caroline Jariwala in the West Midlands

Mark Hancock Woodturning - workshops in Worcestershire

Peter Lanyon Furniture - Green wood furniture courses in Devon

Potclays - pot throwing, glazing, firing, slip casting and mouldmaking courses in Staffordshire

brilliant dayThe Big Tree Society  - Eoin Cox's rustic furniture courses in Jedburgh

The Wood Workshop - week long woodwork courses in Penrith, Cumbria


Gold Award - More than ten students have left 5* reviews!

Alex Allpress Pottery School - Pottery courses in Powys, Wales

Anglia Leisure Learning - residential craft courses in beautiful locations

Annette Smyth - powertex fabric sculpture courses in Warwickshire

Anvilsring Ironwork - blacksmithing and hammer skills in Preston, Lancashire

Beaded Lily - jewellery making, glass bead making and lampwork; specialist tuition in Brighton, Hove

Benny Rens Creations - learn crochet in Southsea, Hampshire

Bespoke Leather - Bill Blaikie does bags and shoes like no-one else! In Somerset

Bridget Bernadette Karn - Teaches felting hats, bags and all sorts! Near York

Broadrake Barn - Blacksmithing and willow weaving teaching school in Yorkshire

Calonwlan Felt - Sarah Enoch's felting workshops in Carmarthenshire

Cheryl Powling Glass - stained glass day and weekend courses in London

Claire Cotterill Mosaics - courses at the Custard Factory Birmingham Wonderful way to spend a day

Completeness - Crochet tutor Kasturi Tusler in Pembrokeshire

Craftworx - Tracey Spurgin in East Yorkshire

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre - near Lampeter, Wales

Devon Wood Crafts - wood turning courses with Colin Simpson in Devon

Diamond Awl - Leatherwork courses in Huddersfield

Ecclesall Wood Craft Courses - Rustic craft courses in the Woods near Sheffield

Ed Bentley Ceramics - learn mould making and plaster casts in Staffordshire

English Willow Basketworks - basketry taught by Julie King in Norfolk

Feltworld - Barbara Meek in Staffordshire

Ferric Fusion - Blacksmithing courses in Carmarthenshire, Wales

Flux N Flame - Jesa & Al's Silversmithing School in Dorset

Gilliangladrag - Felting courses in Surrey

Graham Turner -  woodturning courses in Hampshire

Green Man Ceramics - Linda Erliz in Colne Lancashire

Hewnwood - Alan Ritchie's Timber Farming in Powys

Holkham Forge - James Spedding in Norfolk

Hot Fusion Glass - fused glass taster courses in Sussex

Jane Visick Mosaics - Mosaic courses in Hertfordshire

truly inspiredJewellery Workshops Leeds - silversmithing courses and workshops with experts Bernard and Jane Midgle

J J Fused Glass - Glass fusing and slumping tuition on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire 

Joe Cornish Gallery - popular and contemporary creative courses in North Yorkshire

John Lloyd Fine Furniture - furniture restoration, making, cabinetry & woodwork courses in East Sussex

Jon's Bushcraft - Basket weaving taught in the woods of Warwickshire

Learn to Turn - Woodturning courses in Surrey

Leather Courses Britain - Leather bag and mask making taught in a beautiful old chapel, with Gaynor Howell

Little Duck Forge - Blacksmithing courses with Lucille Scott in Portsmouth

Magic Wool Studio - painting with wool in Kidderminster 

Martin Damen - Teaches hand carved spoon and bowl making in Oxfordshire

Murmuring Wheel - Diane Fisher's handspinning school in Cheshire

New British Art - Bronze casting and mould making in Carmarthenshire

One day Woodcraft - learn spoon carving with Chris Allen in Berkshire 

Paddock Studio Pottery - Rowena Williams pottery courses in the South Downs 

Phil Madley - Encaustic Art tutor in Hertfordshire 

Pixiedots - Leslie's Felting in Stratford Upon Avon

PMC Silver and Polymer Clay Jewellery - Jules Harper in Shropshire

Qemamu - mosaic courses in Bedfordshire 

Quirky Workshops at Greystoke Cycle Cafe - Massive choice in Penrith, Cumbria

Ragged Life - Elspeth Jackson teaches rag rugging in Hertforshire

Rainbow Glass Studios - Richard Paton in London

Sharon Littley Woodcarving - lovespoon carving courses in Wales

Soapology - popular soap making workshops in Nottingham

Sowmya Vikram - Crochet classes and finger knitting for children in Putney, London

Spotty Pig Farm - Theresa George's hand-spinning in Norfolk

Stained Glassic - stained glass painting, drawing and leading with Jamal Rafay in Brimingham

Steve Robinson Glass - artists and tutor in St David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales

enjoyed every second

The Glass Barn Studio - stained glass courses in Northumberland

The Gingerbread Bunny - felting and crochet courses in Wigan, Greater Manchester

The Making Boutique - Amanda Sutherland in Essex

The Phoenix Studio - Ceramics, modelling and mixed media education centre in Oxfordshire 

The Quarterworkshop  - Jewellery and silversmithing classes in Birmingham

The Rocking Horse Shop - Master wood carver Anthony Dew near York

The Secret Art Loft - Tracey Evans teaches sculpture in Warwickshire

The Skiving Scholar - silver clay tutor Sara Wordley in Kent

The Wildman Bushcraft Company - Stuart Lawrence in North Yorkshire

Wendy Evans Batik - beautiful batiks from artist and tutor in Cardigan, Wales

Williams and Byrne - learn Stained Glass Painting in Shropshire

Woodsetton Art Pottery - ceramics courses, raku and throwing in Dudley and Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Ynot Coppice - Learn longbow making with Tony Saunders in Cumbria



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