Choose a gift according to your budget. Or choose a specific course to inspire or encourage mum’s interests. Better still, why not book a course that you can both attend together. We run a range of crafty 2-3 hour workshops at the weekends, classes and longer courses including pottery, ceramics, mosaics, painting and drawing and specialist crafts including candle making and soap making.
We can also raise a personalised voucher which can be presented on the day – simply request this when you book.
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
Wheel Thrown Pottery (2.5 hours)
Trial the wheel under the guidance of an experienced potter and contemporary practitioner.
HANDBUILD + WHEEL THROWN POTTERY (3.5 HOURS)
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This amazing workshop gets you trialing both hand build ceramics and wheel thrown pottery in the same morning orafternoon. This popular format includes the content of our introduction to handbuild ceramics plus a 15 minute talk/demo and 20 minutes one-to-one guidance on the wheel from a highly experienced potter/contemporary practitioner.
INTRODUCTION TO HANDBUILD CERAMICS (3 HOURS)
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Includes firing & glazing.
Your ideas with our teaching approach will get your hands dirty and sculpting in the first 5 minutes.You’ll need to decide on what you want to make from the word go and we’ll give you some pointers – like where to put the handle. We then fire and glaze your best 2 pieces in a colour of your choice – ready for collection up to 4 weeks later.
INTRODUCTION TO MOSAICS TASTER (2.5 HOURS)
During a 2.5 hour taster you’ll learn about the different materials that can be incorporated into mosaic, about bases and adhesives.
CLAY MODELLING FROM LIFE (3 HOURS)
Working from a model and expressing through clay. People of all abilities including newcomers welcome. The aim of the workshop is to create something with a resemblance to the human figure – whether abstract or vaguely representative.
Why not treat yourself to our fragrant soap making taster course.
During this 2.5 hour intense taster, you’ll learn about the equipment needed and processes to make cold pressed soap. We’ll also offer professional soap making tips, safe practice, trouble shooting advise. This is a hands on course.
This introductory candle making workshop will take you through the basics of candle making including, health and safety, equipment needed, dies, wicks, fragrances, and moulds. You’ll get to melt,pour, scent (choosing from rose, french lavender, cinnamon and orange, sandalwood or jasmine), colour your own candle wax as well attach a wick under the watchful eye of an experienced tutor.
ART CLUB (5 WEEK CLASS)
This class is ideal for those wishing the flexibility to try out various painting and drawing mediums or to develop their own creative practice/interests with support. The class is suitable for beginners and improvers.
PAINTING & DRAWING (BEGINNERS) (5 DAYS)
With our fast track painting and drawing course you’ll make excellent progress in both painting and drawing basics in just one week. We’re excellent at what we do and guarantee results.
ART AND CRAFT (5 DAYS)
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.