Workshops

COFFEE SCHOOL

Thursday 4th July
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 DO - DIRTY POUR PAINTING

Friday 5th July
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)

DRINK AND DO - TIE DYE SCARF

Friday 12th July
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.

The class is aimed at beginners but all levels welcome.

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED, NO EXPERIENCE NECCESSARY

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

SKETCH  CLUB - 'DRAW BETTER'

Saturday 20th July
10.30 - 1.00pm

£25

These regular workshops 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 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!

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

WHAT’S INCLUDED: All materials and equipment provided

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

DRINK AND DRAW – MONO PRINTING - HEPWORTH ABSTRACTS

Friday 26th July
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)

PLAY WITH CLAY - ALPHABET DISHES

Sunday 28th July
10.30 - 12.30pm

£30

This workshop is perfect for beginners. Learn how to roll and shape clay to produce this lovely make.

Using the templates provided, or free hand drawing, you will cut out the base for your Alphabet Dish. The tutor will demonstrate how to use the slab building technique to create your own 3D dish. 

Your Alphabet dish will be taken away to be fired and finished in a clear glaze. Your piece will be ready to collect within two weeks of the workshop taking place.

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

WHAT’S INCLUDED: 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 – EMBROIDERY HOOP SCREEN PRINTING

Friday 2nd August
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.

The class is aimed at beginners but all levels welcome.

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED, NO EXPERIENCE NECCESSARY

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

JEWELLERY MAKING - STACKING RINGS

Saturday 3rd August
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 Catteral. You will then use these techniques to make a series of stacking rings..

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED, NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

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

COFFEE SCHOOL

Thursday 8th August
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 & DRAW - 'FRIDA KAHLO SELF PORTRAITS'

Friday 9th August
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)

GEOMETRIC PAPERCUT PENDANT

Sunday 18th August
10.30 - 12.30pm

£25

Pineapple, puppy or the letter p? This two-hour workshop, led by tutor Ella Erskine, will guide you through techniques needed to create your own personalised pendant.  

Paper cutting is an art best known for Henri Matisse and Rob Ryan. You’ll learn how to hold the craft knife, how to cut lines and shapes, and you’ll design your own image. Choose from animal, botanic or alphabet silhouettes, and wear your art with pride!

Beginners welcome; only a steady hand needed. 

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

DRINK AND DRAW - LIFE DRAWING

Friday 30th Aug
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!)

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED, NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

SMALL CLASS SIZES

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

PLAY WITH CLAY - JEWELLERY HOLDER

Saturday 31st August
10:30 -12:30pm

£30

Perfect for beginners! Learn how to sculpt clay and use moulds.

You will be shown how to use push moulds to make a small dish for the base of your jewellery holder, before moving on to sculpt and join your cactus shaped stand.

All materials and tools are provided. Your pieces will be taken away to be glazed and fired and will be ready to collect within two weeks of the workshop taking place.

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

DRINK AND DO: HIMELLI HANGING

Friday 6th September
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.

The class is aimed at beginners but all levels welcome.

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED, NO EXPERIENCE NECCESSARY

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

STAINED GLASS – TERRARIUM

Saturday 7th Septenber
10:30 -4:30pm

£65

Join local glass artist Kerry Burgoyne for a relaxed, fun and informal day, making your own glass terrarium/dish using the foiling method. You will learn how to cut and shape the glass and how to prepare it for copper foiling. The skills learnt on this workshops are transferable to make lots of other stained glass products once you have the know how.

Note: This course involves working with lead solder, and for safety reasons
we recommend that pregnant women do not attend.

Please wear old clothes and closed-toed shoes and tie back long hair.
Everything provided

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

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

PLAY WITH CLAY - FOOD PLATTER / CHEESE BOARD

Saturday 14th September
10.30 - 12.30pm

£35

This workshop is perfect for beginners, using Stoneware clay we will roll and
shape the slab to create your food platter. Using a range of different tools and
materials to create texture and design on the platter. Your food platter will be taken away to be fired and finished in a clear glaze to make it food safe. Your piece will be ready to collect within two weeks of the workshop.

Everything provided
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

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

JEWELLERY MAKING – EARRINGS

Saturday 21st September
10:30 -12:30pm

£30


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

Please note this course is also suitable for those returning to practice skills
learnt by making a different product.

Everything provided just turn up and get started

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

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

INTRODUCTION TO PLANTING DESIGN

Saturday 28th September
10:30 -4:30m

£60

The workshop held indoors, will cover an introduction to plants and what they
need, how to work out which plants will thrive in your garden and key
principles of planting design. There will be plenty of opportunity to ask
questions and to work on planting design for your own garden.
It's an ideal follow-on to 'Design Your Own Garden 1: Design Principles and
Layout’ short course.

Our tutor is a garden designer and horticulturist as well as an experienced
teacher. She won a Royal Horticultural Society Gold Medal for her Long
Border at the 2018 RHS Chatsworth Flower Show

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED but please bring photo’s of your garden.
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

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