Workshops

MODERN CALLIGRAPHY

Saturday 18th June
10:30-12:30pm

£30

Join Jules from Now Then, Sunshine! as she teaches a fun, relaxed 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 quote on a greetings card that you’ll have lettered yourself!

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

WHAT’S INCLUDED: All materials and equipment provided, although if you have a particular quote you’d like to letter then bring it along (although perhaps keep it relatively short).

SMALL CLASS SIZES

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED, NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

SOLD OUT  (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

LIFE DRAWING

Saturday 25th June
10:30-1:30pm

£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)

STACKING RINGS

Sunday 26th June
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.. 

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)

INTRODUCTION TO PATCHWORK QUILTING

Saturday  2nd July
10:30-2:30pm

£45

The latest trend of 2022 (apparently) so obviously we wouldn’t want you to miss out! Using an array of fabrics you will learn how to make various design patchworks before using backing and batting to make a quilt sample. 

The skills learnt on this workshop will allow you to make Cushions, Throws, Bags... and lots of other gorgeous makes using up all your beloved scrap fabrics. 

Note: This is a machine based workshop aimed at those who can set up and use a machine…even at a basic level.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

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

DRINK AND DRAW - VAN GOGH

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

£20

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.

SOLD OUT   (subject to booking fee) or call 0113 2242284 (no booking fee)

COFFEE SCHOOL

Friday 15thJuly
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)

OIL PAINTING FOR BEGINNER - TURNER SKIES

Saturday 16th July
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!

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

You & Me - We are welcoming those 13yrs + when accompanied by an adult. 16yrs + unaccompanied. 

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

PEG LOOM WEAVING

Saturday 30th July
10:00-4:00pm

£75

Design and weave your very own fabric. You will learn how to warp up your loom as well as how to weave. There will be lots of colourful yarns in a range of different textures and materials to enjoy using throughout the workshop. 

Through group demonstrations as well as one to one support throughout, you will be shown a few different techniques that you can explore using within your work. 

On finish, the square piece of fabric will be the size of a cushion top to enable you to make your very own cushion cover at home should you wish to do so. 

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

You & Me - We are welcoming those 13yrs + when accompanied by an adult. 16yrs + unaccompanied. 

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

MONTHLY LIFE DRAWING

Sunday 31st July
10:30-1:30pm

£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)

STAINED GLASS - BUTTERFLIES

Saturday 6th August
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. You can either make one large Butterfly or two small ones.

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.

LEVEL: BEGINNERS

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

STAINED GLASS - BUTTERFLIES

Saturday 6th August
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. You can either make one large Butterfly or two small ones.

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.

LEVEL: BEGINNERS

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

DRINK & DRAW - EXHIBITION SPECIAL 'PLAY WITH PAINT'

Friday 19th August
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)

PAINTING PORTRAITS

Saturday 3rd September
10:30-2:30pm

£50

Yorkshire artist Viv Owen will show you how to create colourful portraits in acrylic paint. Experimenting with different colour combinations to reinterpret a photograph.

You will investigate different paint application techniques and colour theory to bring moods/emotions to the subject. From here, you will use one or more of these techniques to complete a painted portrait.

You can either bring in a photo that you would like to paint or Viv will provide you with one.

Aimed at beginners, but all welcome.

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

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

AUTUMN INSPIRED LINO PRINTING

Sunday 4th September
10:30-2:30pm

£50

Join Sarah from Folded Forest for this seasonal printmaking workshop and learn how to make your own limited edition of lino prints. Sarah 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 produce your finished design. 

We will be inspired by the beautiful shapes and forms of the natural world in Autumn; leaves, berries, branches and seedheads. With time for experimentation, printed examples to look at, and the support & guidance of an experienced printmaker you will create a unique edition of prints to keep for yourself or share with family and friends. 

No previous experience of printmaking is necessary. You may bring ideas, images or objects to work with or just be inspired by our range of examples on the day. There is also scope to trace images, rather than hand drawing.  Please bring an apron to protect your clothes. 

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

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

INTRODUCTION TO MODERN CALLIGRAPHY

Sunday 18th September
10:30-12:30pm

£25

Join Jules from Now Then, Sunshine! as she teaches a fun, relaxed 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 quote on a greetings card that you’ll have lettered yourself! 

ABILITY: The class is very much aimed at beginners, but everyone welcome!
WHAT’S INCLUDED: All materials and equipment provided, although if you have a particular quote you’d like to letter then bring it along (although perhaps keep it relatively short).

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

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

PLAY WITH CLAY - MAKE & PAINT A MUG

Saturday 24th September
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 mug 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 mug at her studio, then glaze it using a glossy transparent glaze. Your mug will then be ready and available for collection. (Please allow 2 weeks after your workshop date). 

All materials are provided and the workshop is suitable for beginners.

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

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
6:30-8:00pm

£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)

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)