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  • Looking to make home made gifts
    Or for a little self-pampering?

    We love this workshop and we think you will too. We’ll show you how to make some beauty products using easily accessible or natural ingredients.  You’ll get to make and take home a beeswax lip salve, an amazing essential oil scented moisturiser for the face or body,  facial scrubs and masks using kitchen cupboard ingredients plus a relaxing mint foot lotion.

     

    You’ll not only walk away with a selection of lotions and potions to sample at home but also some comprehensive notes. We reckon these products are as good as if not better than shop-bought versions and with no harsh chemicals! You can also tailor recipes to your own preferences. What’s more they make great gifts and we’ll share some ideas to create the extra wow factor!

     

     

    £44.00
  • Learn wheel throwing basics

    This 2.5 hour wheel thrown pottery introduction gets you hands-on and dirty learning wheel throwing pottery basics. (Patrick Swayze not included).

    Each student will have their own wheel to work from and following a masterful tutor demonstration its straight down to practice. Out tutors include Nam Tram and Clover from the recent series of The Great Pottery Throwdown,expect to be impressed.

    Support will be on hand as you try to get to grips with centering and throwing basics.  We keep class sizes small: no more than 5 students to make sure you each get the proper attention. Expect a few pieces to make it below the table into the slop bucket for recycling and about 2 pieces each to make it onto the keeps board. We'll fire and glaze keeps ready for collection in about 4 weeks time.

    Please note that we continually add dates to meet demand. This workshop normally runs on a Sunday morning or afternoon. If you're looking for a date in advance that is not on the list, please get in touch as we may be able to schedule it.
    Rated 4.50 out of 5
    £55.00
  • If you’re expecting a scene from Ghost,
    then buy the DVD.

    But If you’re looking for real wheel pottery less, excellent tuition, small group sizes and personal support when needed then book a Go Create wheel weekend. This course is suitable for absolute beginners or those wishing more wheel practice under the guidance of our brilliant potter, artists in their own right. Group sizes are small to ensure individual support and what’s more important, each student will work at their own wheel to maximize the understanding of the craft.

    £220.00 £175.00
  • Looking for a bit of dirt and excitement?
    then take a Go Create 5 week Wheel Pottery class

    Fun, excitement and support from a highly experienced tutor guaranteed. Suitable for beginners and returners.  Each student will work on a slick Shimpoo wheel.  Our highly experienced tutors will ensure that you improve week by week. Beginners will be taken through the basics of wedging (preparing clay), to throwing (making pots on the wheel), trimming and turning (finishing pieces off on the base and decorating (using coloured slips or glazes). Students with more experience can receive guidance and support when required. Our tutors coach accruing to your particular level.

     

     

     

    £175.00
  • This is a fun, short workshop – you don’t have to be particularly interested in mosaics but simply looking for a novel experience and to take home some baubles – we’ll serve mulled wine and mince pies on arrival just to get everyone in the festive spirit.  

    For the more serious, aspiring mosaic artist, you’ll learn how to tackle 3D mosaics – about the adhesives needed, grout colour and special considerations for external mosaics.

     

    £29.00
  • Stay outdoors late into the evening
    With mosaic glass lanterns for your garden

    Transform jam jars into magical lanterns using cut pieces of coloured glass.  During this workshop we’ll use a 7cm x 6cm glass to ensure you complete and grout the piece within the time (the emphasis being on safety). We’ll show you how to cut glass and the tools and equipment needed. You’ll also learn about adhesives and also how to grout and polish your finished piece.

    There’s nothing more beautiful than watching flickering candle light through tea lights/lanterns : just perfect for those for darker autumn nights and festive occasions.

     

    £44.00
  • Looking for a gift making course that could translate into business idea?

    Or simply to pamper yourself?

     

    Why not treat yourself to our fragrant soap making course.  

    Most beginner level melt and pour soap workshops merely cover colouring and scenting of soap bases. Here at Go Create we’ve created an extreme version: to push melt and pour to its limits. We’ll cover melt and pour from all angles to ensure you have a good understanding of soap making basics and how to exploit melt and pour to its potential.  During the workshop you’ll make at least 6 soap samples. But be warned, some may look and smell too good to use.

     

    £125.00
  • Want to take better photographs?
    Let our trained professionals show you how.

    Are you a beginner or an improver. Would like to get a clearer understanding of your camera controls. Fed up with automatic settings and ready to unleash the creative potential of your camera. Or you may have some understanding of technique but need to brush up on your knowledge and rekindle your passion for photography. If the answer is yes, this course if for you.

    Our SW London digital photography course are suitable for complete beginners, and those who have taken a digital photography course before but just want to brush up on old skills.

    £95.00
  • Learn professional mosaic making skills
    Piece it together  with the help of our experts

    If you’re looking to advance your mosaic skills with the support of an experienced mosaic artist, our 1 day workshops are suitable for you. Suitable for beginners or returners, these one day workshops provide a place for making with creative directional support.  We’ll inspire with project ideas and offer technical support.
     We coach students according to their current level and help to support individual pathways into mosaic art.
    Basic materials are included. We also have a variety of shaped bases and accent or specialist materials available for purchase.
    £95.00
  • Intensive 1 day
    with Nina Burrows, BA Hons, Cert Ed. 

    This one-day course is pitched at beginners wishing to gain a firm grip of watercolour basics so that they can experiment and develop their skills at home. The course is suitable for those wishing to explore traditional or experimental watercolour skills.

    £85.00
  • Want it all?
    Have it all with a creative mix course.

    We know our taster courses look great and are popular which is why we’ve developed a week course full of them.  This is a great format for anyone wishing to trial different art and craft activities or someone who simply wants it all. Activities include painting, drawing, ceramics, wheel thrown pottery, mosaic, print making and sculpture.

    £525.00
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