Workshops

ARM KNITTING

Sunday 25th September
10:30-1:30pm

£69

Yes, you’ve guessed it, knitting with arms not needles… probably a great workout too! 

Arm knit yourself a super cozy blanket in a morning using super sized yarn.  

Aimed at absolute beginners, but anyone welcome to turn up and have ago. Our tutor knitting tutor Gill says it’s quite different from your regular knitting project! 

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

COFFEE SCHOOL

Friday 30th September
6:00-8:00pm

£35

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.

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

DRINK & DRAW - FRIDA KAHLO

Friday 30th September
6:00-8:00pm

£25

If you fancy getting creative but are too nervous to join a class, then why not come along for an informal evening of drawing /painting / printing / making.

The tutor will guide the sessions, so enjoy the music and be inspired!

BYOB - Bring your own bottle welcome

The class is aimed at beginners but all levels welcome.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

LAMPSHADE MAKING

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

£35

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. 

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

Everything provided just turn up and get started. 

LEVEL: BEGINNERS ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED 

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

JEWELLERY MAKING - STAMPED SILVER RING 

Sunday 2nd October
10:30-1:30pm

£45

Learn basic jewellery making techniques such as using the piercing saw, filing, shaping, forging, soldering, and texturing with local designer maker Sarah Catterall. 

You will then use these techniques to make your very own personalised stamped ring from recycled Silver. Aimed at beginners, but all welcome. 

Sarah also welcomes those who have taken previous jewellery making workshops. 

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED  

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

SEWING CIRCLE - REPAIR & REWEAR

Sunday 9th October
10:30-3:00pm

£45

Julia Roebuck, founder of Upcycle Fashion, will be here to work through her top 5 tips for extending the active life of clothing. The most sustainable garment is the one already in your wardrobe, so come along to learn, experiment and transform! 

This workshop will teach practical skills for garment recycle, repair, alteration and customisation.

Please bring along any t-shirts you would like to revive, denim with holes or any other garments you would like Julia’s advice on. If you don’t have any of these, don’t worry all materials are provided.

Ideal for beginners, even those new to sewing.

You & Me - We are welcoming those 12yrs + when accompanied by an adult. 16yrs + unaccompanied.  

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

FLIPPING FURNITURE 

Sunday 16th October
10:30-2:30pm

£50

Join Master ‘Upcycler’ Amy from Teapots and Blankets to revamp pre loved furniture and give it a new lease of life. 

Flipping Furniture is also a great way to earn abit of extra cash in your free time by selling one off bespoke items. So, if you enjoy painting and abit of DIY this workshop is a must!! 

The session will start by exploring various paint techniques before choosing one or more of these techniques to revamp your brought in piece of furniture. 

Please bring a small foot stool or equivalent to the workshop everything else provided. Ideal for beginners. 

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

HOOP ART

Saturday 22nd October
10:30-12:30pm  

£30

Join Charlotte aka Citizens of Stitch as she delivers an introduction on the ways of adding colour & texture to fabric to create your very own piece of embroidery hoop art! 

You will have the opportunity to try a variety of hand embroidery stitches, appliqué and experiment with paint effects on cloth. Everything will be provided to get you started so that you can complete your unique piece of fabric art at home. 

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

All materials and equipment provided, although if you have any pieces of fabric/clothing you would like to recycle/ turn in to art, please bring them along!

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

You & Me - We are welcoming those 12yrs + when accompanied by an adult. 16yrs + unaccompanied.  

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

MONTHLY LIFE DRAWING

Saturday 22nd October
2:00-4:30pm

£35

Why not join us for our monthly Life Drawing session. This tutor led workshop is aimed at those who haven’t done much drawing but would like to give it a go.
Such a great way to start your weekend, perhaps grab a coffee and immerse yourself in abit of Saturday morning ‘me’ time.

Everything provided. Aimed at beginners but all welcome.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

DRINK & DRAW - DIRTY POUR  PAINTING  

Friday 28th October
6:00-8:00pm

£25

If you fancy getting creative but are too nervous to join a class, then why not come along for an informal evening of drawing /painting / printing / making.

The tutor will guide the sessions, so enjoy the music and be inspired! 

BYOB - Bring your own bottle welcome 

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

COFFEE SCHOOL

Friday 28th October
6:00-8:00pm

£35

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.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

SOAP MAKING 

Saturday 29th October
10:30-12:30pm

£35

Making your own soap is incredibly satisfying and it’s super easy when you know how, especially when you’ve chosen your own essential oils. 

This soap making workshop uses only natural ingredient, so no nasties known as ‘melt and pour’ soap as your base. 

Please note you will need to leave your makes at the Bowery for at least 24 hours to enable them to set (we can keep them for longer if need be)

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

You & Me - We are welcoming those 12yrs + when accompanied by an adult. 16yrs + unaccompanied.  

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

PLAY WITH CLAY - MAKE & PAINT CANDLE HOLDERS

Sunday 30th October
10:30-12:30pm

£35

Susie Alexandra is a Meanwood based ceramicist specialising in hand painted, slip decorated pottery. Join her to make and paint your very own bespoke pair of candle sticks using the slab building technique. 

You will then decorate the finished product using a variety of coloured clay “slips” After the workshop, Susie will bisque fire your candle holders at her studio, then glaze it using a glossy transparent glaze. 

Your candle holders will then be ready and available for collection. (Please allow 2 weeks after your workshop date)

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

You & Me - We are welcoming those 12yrs + when accompanied by an adult. 16yrs + unaccompanied.  

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

STAINED GLASS - WINDOW HANGINGS

Saturday 5th November
9:30-1:00pm

£50

Yorkshire based glass artist Kerry Burgoyne will lead an introductory workshop for beginners. 

You will learn to score and cut glass safely and competently, grind glass, copper foil, solder and finish your project to take home. By the end of the day you will have created your own unique stained glass light catcher to hang in a bright window. 

The cost includes all materials and tools you will need for the day. The teaching group is small so you will get plenty of help and support throughout. 

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

STAINED GLASS - WINDOW HANGINGS

Saturday 5th November
1:30-5:00pm

£50

Yorkshire based glass artist Kerry Burgoyne will lead an introductory workshop for beginners. 

You will learn to score and cut glass safely and competently, grind glass, copper foil, solder and finish your project to take home. By the end of the day you will have created your own unique stained glass light catcher to hang in a bright window. 

The cost includes all materials and tools you will need for the day. The teaching group is small so you will get plenty of help and support throughout.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

ARM KNITTING

Sunday 6th November
10:30-1:30pm

£69

Yes, you’ve guessed it, knitting with arms not needles… probably a great workout too! 

Arm knit yourself a super cozy blanket in a morning using super sized yarn.  

Aimed at absolute beginners, but anyone welcome to turn up and have ago. Our tutor knitting tutor Gill says it’s quite different from your regular knitting project! 

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

MAKE FRIENDS WITH A SEWING MACHINE - PJ BOTTOMS

Sunday 6th November
10:30-3:00pm

£45

This easy sewing project is aimed at those new to sewing. First we will set up the sewing machine before drafting the pattern to fit, cutting out the material and then sewing up to make your very own PJ bottoms . 

Those who have never used a machine before are welcome too, that’s how easy it is, but please allow a little extra time than advertised so you can go a little slower if need be. Everything provided. 

No experience necessary, just turn up and have a play. 

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

PLAY WITH CLAY - MAKE & PAINT CANDLE HOLDERS

Saturday 12th November
10:30-12:30pm

£35

Susie Alexandra is a Meanwood based ceramicist specialising in hand painted, slip decorated pottery. Join her to make and paint your very own bespoke pair of candle sticks using the slab building technique. 

You will then decorate the finished product using a variety of coloured clay “slips” After the workshop, Susie will bisque fire your candle holders at her studio, then glaze it using a glossy transparent glaze. 

Your candle holders will then be ready and available for collection. (Please allow 2 weeks after your workshop date)

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

You & Me - We are welcoming those 12yrs + when accompanied by an adult. 16yrs + unaccompanied.  

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

LINO PRINT YOUR OWN CHRISTMAS CARDS

Sunday 13th November
10:30-2:30pm

£45

Join us for this festive printmaking workshop and learn to make your own lino printed Christmas cards. Sarah from Folded Forest will guide you through the process of creating and developing your image and carving your design into the block using specialist cutting tools. 

You will then learn how to ink up your plate and use traditional hand printing techniques to print your cards. With time for experimentation, lots of examples to look at and the support & guidance of an experienced printmaker you will create a unique set of printed cards to share with family and friends this Christmas. You will also take home your original lino block to continue printing with at home if you wish. 

No previous experience of printmaking is necessary and there will be the option to trace designs if you choose. You may bring ideas or images to work with or just be inspired by our range of examples on the day.
Please bring an apron to protect your clothes.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

COFFEE SCHOOL

Friday 18th November
6:00-8:00pm

£35

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.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

DRINK & DRAW - PAUL KLEE SELF PORTRAITS

Friday 18th November
6:00-8:00pm

£25

If you fancy getting creative but are too nervous to join a class, then why not come along for an informal evening of drawing /painting / printing / making.

The tutor will guide the sessions, so enjoy the music and be inspired!

BYOB - Bring your own bottle welcome

The class is aimed at beginners but all levels welcome.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

CHRISTMAS CALLIGRAPHY

Saturday 19th November
10:30-12:30pm

£35

A very festive Modern Calligraphy workshop with Now Then, Sunshine! Want to add some festive calligraphy to your Christmas cards this year? Then join Jules from Now Then, Sunshine! as she teaches a two-hour festive introduction to the art of modern calligraphy. 

Using a brush-pen, you’ll explore the fundamentals of brush-lettering, learn different strokes and letter shapes and practise the alphabet. At the end you’ll take home a festive phrase on a Christmas card that you’ll have lettered yourself! 

All materials, equipment and Christmas music will be provided, although if you have a particular festive phrase you’d like to letter then bring it along (although perhaps keep it relatively short!). Ho-ho-hope you’ll join us! 

Everything provided. Aimed at beginners but all welcome.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

MONTHLY LIFE DRAWING

Saturday 19th November
2:00-4:30pm

£35

Why not join us for our monthly Life Drawing session. This tutor led workshop is aimed at those who haven’t done much drawing but would like to give it a go.
Such a great way to start your weekend, perhaps grab a coffee and immerse yourself in abit of Saturday morning ‘me’ time.

Everything provided. Aimed at beginners but all welcome.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

JEWELLERY MAKING – RING STONE SETTING

Sunday 20th November
10:00-1:00pm

£55

Join Sarah Catterall for an introduction into Stone setting. This class is ideal as a progression from our taster/beginner’s jewellery making workshops. 

Within the workshop you will use traditional silversmithing techniques such as piercing, shaping, texturing and soldering, to make the ring shank and embellish it with a cabochon stone using a bezel setting. 

Stone will vary depending on availability at the time of ordering - (a choice of stone can be offered if booked over two weeks prior to date) 

You are welcome to make a day of it and do both workshops as making techniques are different for each product. Advanced Beginners. 

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

JEWELLERY MAKING – EARRINGS STONE SETTING

Sunday 20th November
2:00-5:00pm

£55

Join Sarah Catterall for an introduction into Stone setting. This class is ideal as a progression from our taster/beginner’s jewellery making workshops. 

Within the workshop you will use traditional silversmithing techniques such as piercing, shaping, texturing and soldering, to make your earring base (Can be a stud or a drop earring) adding to it a cabochon stone within a bezel setting. 

Stone will vary depending on availability at the time of ordering - (a choice of stone can be offered if booked over two weeks prior to date) 

You are welcome to make a day of it and do both workshops as making techniques are different for each product. Advanced Beginners. 

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

OIL PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS - LANDSCAPES

Saturday 26th November
10:30-3:00pm

£55

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 anyone is welcome to turn up and have a play!

Everything provided. Aimed at beginners but all welcome.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

CANDLE MAKING WITH ESSENTIAL OILS

Saturday 3rd December
10:30-:12:30pm

£35

This workshop is a perfect way to start the festive season. We will guide you through how to make a beautiful handmade soy-wax candle using high quality essential oils. You will make two candles in amber glass jars, candles can be labelled up with a personalised message making them a truly great gift!

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

WREATH MAKING

Sunday 4th December
10:00-12:30pm

£40

Using fresh seasonal foliage, we will guide you through the art of making a stunning wreath to hang on your door this Christmas. This is a great workshop for a couple of hours of festive fun and relaxation.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

WREATH MAKING

Sunday 4th December
2:00-4:30pm

£40

Using fresh seasonal foliage, we will guide you through the art of making a stunning wreath to hang on your door this Christmas. This is a great workshop for a couple of hours of festive fun and relaxation.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

WREATH MAKING

Saturday 10th December
10:00-12:30pm

£40

Using fresh seasonal foliage, we will guide you through the art of making a stunning wreath to hang on your door this Christmas. This is a great workshop for a couple of hours of festive fun and relaxation.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

WREATH MAKING

Saturday 10th December
2:00-4:30pm

£40

Using fresh seasonal foliage, we will guide you through the art of making a stunning wreath to hang on your door this Christmas. This is a great workshop for a couple of hours of festive fun and relaxation.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

SOAP MAKING WITH ESSENTIAL OILS

Sunday 11th December
10:30-12:30pm

£35

Making your own soap is incredibly satisfying and it’s super easy when you know how, especially when you’ve chosen your own essential oils. This soap making workshop uses only natural ingredient, so no nasties known as ‘melt and pour’ soap as your base. 

Please note you will need to leave your makes at the Bowery for at least 24 hours to enable them to set (we can keep them for longer if need be)

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

WREATH MAKING

Saturday 17th December
10:00-12:30pm

£40

Using fresh seasonal foliage, we will guide you through the art of making a stunning wreath to hang on your door this Christmas. This is a great workshop for a couple of hours of festive fun and relaxation.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

WREATH MAKING

Saturday 17th December
2:00-4:30pm

£40

Using fresh seasonal foliage, we will guide you through the art of making a stunning wreath to hang on your door this Christmas. This is a great workshop for a couple of hours of festive fun and relaxation.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

WREATH MAKING

Sunday 18th December
10:00-12:30pm

£40

Using fresh seasonal foliage, we will guide you through the art of making a stunning wreath to hang on your door this Christmas. This is a great workshop for a couple of hours of festive fun and relaxation.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

WREATH MAKING

Sunday 18th December
2:00-4:30pm

£40

Using fresh seasonal foliage, we will guide you through the art of making a stunning wreath to hang on your door this Christmas. This is a great workshop for a couple of hours of festive fun and relaxation.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

BOOK HERE  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)