Workshops

PORCELAIN TREE HANGINGS

Saturday 1st December
10:30 - 12:30pm

SOLD OUT

With guidance from our regular ceramics tutor Katie, you will design and make your own beautiful white porcelain Christmas tree decorations, This is a perfect workshop just before Christmas and hangings can be personalised for that extra special gift.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

WREATH MAKING

Saturday 8th December
10:30 -12:30pm

SOLD OUT

Using the very best seasonal foliage , local florist Lizzie will show you how to make a stunning wreath to adorn your door this Christmas.

All materials are provided and no experience neccessary

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

DRINK & DO - LINO PRINT PATTERN BAUBLES

Friday 14th December
6:00 - 8:00pm:

£15

Due to the huge success of our Drink and Draw, we’ve come up with a once a month crafting session for all those who would prefer to make. The tutor will guide the sessions so you can just turn up and enjoy a glass or two of wine, listen to the music and get creative! The class is suitable for everyone...even the more advanced

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

PLAY WITH OILS

Saturday 12th January
10:30 - 1:30pm

£40

You will complete a series of working paintings to get a feel for the medium, understand various painting techniques, colour mixing and depth of field.

Please note this workshop is very much aimed at beginners with no previous experience but everyone is welcome to turn up and have a play!

All materials are provided and no experience necessary.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

RAWSOME VEGAN SUPPER CLUB

Friday 18thJanuary
7:30pm - Late

£25

Start your new year and celebrate Veganuary in the healthiest way with our three-course Rawsome Vegan Supper Club. This fun and informative event brought to you by The Happy Caterpillar combines fresh ingredients with a creative twist.

Doors open at 7.30pm, introduction by our hosts 7.45pm, first course 8pm

Although water is on the table, hot drinks and drinks from chiller can be purchased on the night.

Bring your own bottle welcome.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

SILVER BANGLE MAKING

Sunday20th January
10:30 -2:30pm

£50

Under the professional guidance of Jeweller and tutor Sarah Catterall you will learn basic jewellery making techniques such as using the piercing saw, filing, shaping, forging, soldering, and texturing to make a fabulous sterling silver bangle.

All materials are provided and no experience necessary.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

SKETCH UP CLUB - 'SHE SELLS SEA SHELLS'

Saturday 26th January
10:30 - 1:00pm:

£25

This workshop will introduce you to a variety of drawing approaches to improve observation, technique and style. At the end of the session you will have an array of skills and idea’s that you can master at home.

Each of these workshops will focus on a different theme, using practising illustrators for inspiration, so you can keep on coming to build up a super duper portfolio of work!

The class is very much aimed at beginners, but everyone welcome!

All materials and equipment provided.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

COFFEE SCHOOL

Thursdasy 31st January
6:30 - 8:30pm

£30

This workshop is pitched at beginners and is run by our head barista Ged. Whether you want to understand a little more about how coffee is made or how to get the most out of your machine at home, we will take you through the basics.

Within the 2 hour workshop you will understand how to grind coffee, make key drinks on the menu, steam and foam milk as well as having a go at trying to master latte art.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

DRINK AND DRAW - 'FRIDA KAHLO'

Friday 1st February
6:00 -8:00pm

£15

If you’ve always wanted to have a go at creating a piece of artwork but are too nervous to join a class, then why not come along for an informal evening of drawing, painting & printing.

The tutor will guide the sessions so you can just turn up and enjoy a glass or two of wine, listen to the music and get creative!

The class is aimed at beginners but all levels welcome.

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

DIY RE UPHOLSTERY

Saturday 2nd February
10:30 - 4:30pm:

£75

Re-vamp your home by learning how to do basic re-upholstery. Forage for a lovely footstool or dining room chair (with a drop in seat) and learn how to glam it up to take pride of place in your home.

No experience necessary

Please note:
If you bring anything more complicated to the session, you may not get it finished.
Equipment, staples, and tacks provided.
Inner materials to complete your chair will need to be bought direct from the tutor on the day costing approx £5 -£10

You will need to bring outer fabric with you – Measure your chair and allow 20cms all the way around.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

LAMPSHADE MAKING

Saturday 9th February
10:30 -12:30pm

£30

You will be delighted with the results of this super simple drum lampshade. The method shown can be adapted to any size frame so you can create more.

Charity shop finds will be used for the outer material, if you want to bring in your own then please fetch ½ of fabric.

Everything provided just turn up and get started

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

DRINK AND DO - MARBLING

Friday 15th February
6:00 - 8:00pm:

£15

Due to the huge success of our Drink and Draw, we’ve come up with a once a month crafting session for all those who would prefer to make.

The tutor will guide the sessions so you can just turn up and enjoy a glass or two of wine, listen to the music and get creative! The class is suitable for everyone...even the more advanced

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

SKETCH UP CLUB - 'CITYSCAPES' EXHIBITION SPECIAL

Saturday 16th February
10:30 - 1:00pm

£25

This workshop will introduce you to a variety of drawing approaches to improve observation, technique and style. At the end of the session you will have an array of skills and idea’s that you can master at home.

Each of these workshops will focus on a different theme, using practising illustrators for inspiration, so you can keep on coming to build up a super duper portfolio of work!

The class is very much aimed at beginners, but everyone welcome!

All materials and equipment provided.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

JEWELLERY MAKING - DROP HEART EARRINGS

Sunday 17th February
10:30 - 1:30pm

£40


Learn basic jewellery making techniques such as using the piercing saw, filing, shaping, forging, soldering, and texturing with local designer maker Sarah Catteral. You will then use these techniques to make a beautiful pair of drop earrings.

All materials are provided and no experience necessary.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

COFFEE SCHOOL

Thursday 28th February
6:30 - 8:30pm:

£30

This workshop is pitched at beginners and is run by our head barista Ged. Whether you want to understand a little more about how coffee is made or how to get the most out of your machine at home, we will take you through the basics.

Within the 2 hour workshop you will understand how to grind coffee, make key drinks on the menu, steam and foam milk as well as having a go at trying to master latte art.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

DRINK AND DRAW - DRAWN TO LIFE

Friday 1st March
6:00 - 8:00pm

£18

If you’ve always wanted to have a go at creating a piece of artwork but are too nervous to join a class, then why not come along for an informal evening of drawing, painting & printing.

The tutor will guide the sessions so you can just turn up and enjoy a glass or two of wine, listen to the music and get creative!

The class is aimed at beginners but all levels welcome.

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

HOW TO WRITE THAT NOVEL

Sunday 3rd March
10:30 -4:30pm

£65

Beginning a novel can be daunting. Published author Clare Fisher will focus on a series of exercises to help you through the process, bring insight to your work and leave you with plan to take your work forward.

Just bring a notebook and pen!!

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

SKETCH UP CLUB - RENDERING FOR REALISM

Saturday 9th March
10:30 - 1:00pm

£25

This workshop will introduce you to a variety of drawing approaches to improve observation, technique and style. At the end of the session you will have an array of skills and idea’s that you can master at home.

Each of these workshops will focus on a different theme, using practising illustrators for inspiration, so you can keep on coming to build up a super duper portfolio of work!

The class is very much aimed at beginners, but everyone welcome!

All materials and equipment provided.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

DRINK AND DO - SINGING

Friday 15th March
6:00 - 8:00pm

£15

The internationally acclaimed soprano singer Katy Kelly will be at the Bowery providing step-by-step support, giving you hints and tips on how to improve your singing whatever your ability. The outcome will be increased relaxation and confidence.

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

SHRINK PLASTIC JEWELLERY

Saturday 16th March
10:30 - 1:00pm

£35

The talented Kim Searle of ‘Darn It’ will be here to show you how to make impressive shrink plastic jewellery, once you have the know how, the skills can easily be transferred to doing more at home.

All materials are provided and no experience necessary.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

COFFEE SCHOOL

Thursday 21st March
6 :30 -8:30pm

£30

This workshop is pitched at beginners and is run by our head barista Ged. Whether you want to understand a little more about how coffee is made or how to get the most out of your machine at home, we will take you through the basics.

Within the 2 hour workshop you will understand how to grind coffee, make key drinks on the menu, steam and foam milk as well as having a go at trying to master latte art.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

MOTHERS DAY - MACRAME PLANT HANGERS

Sunday 31st March
10:30 - 12:30pm:

£25

There’s no better way to spend Mothering Sunday than a morning of creativity with a complimentary glass of bucks fizz!

These simple and easy to make plant hangers are perfect for indoors and out! Anyone can do them and once you know how you won’t to stop…you may have seen them all over the Bowery!

Expect to make a couple within the workshop.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED, NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)