Workshops

EXPERIMENTAL MONO PRINTING ’NESTING'
Leeds Art Gallery

Saturday 18th August
1:00 - 3:00pm:

£15

Sketch in situ to gain inspiration and source material from the Andy Holden exhibition before heading back to the studio to develop these into exciting and experimental prints for all the admire! We will guide you through using Gelli plates to create over layered shapes and textures, following which you will focus on mark making and line.

This class is aimed at beginners but all welcome / All materials and equipment provided so you can just turn up and get started!

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

PLEASE NOTE THIS WORKSHOP TAKES PLACE AT LEEDS ART GALLERY

WATERCOLOUR WORKOUT ‘BIRDS OF A FEATHER’

Leeds Art Gallery

Sunday 19th August
1:00 - 3:00pm:

£25

Sketch in situ to gain inspiration and source material from the Andy Holden exhibition before heading back to the studio to complete a series of wall worthy paintings. In this workshop you will learn watercolour techniques, shade and tone & colour mixing.

This class is aimed at beginners but all welcome / All materials and equipment provided so you can just turn up and get started!

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

PLEASE NOTE THIS WORKSHOP TAKES PLACE AT LEEDS ART GALLERY

COFFEE SCHOOL

Friday 31st August
6:00 - 8:00pm

£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 - MATISSE

Friday 31st August
6:00 - 8:00pm

£10

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.

All materials provided, no experience necessary

(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 25th August
10:00 - 6:00pm

£65

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.
Please don't bring anything more complicated to the session, as you won’t get it finished!!

Note:

  • Equipment, staples, and tacks provided.
    Materials to complete your chair will need to be bought direct from the tutor on the day.
  • Outer fabric – Measure your chair and allow 20cms all the way around.
  • Just phone us if you are struggling to source outer fabric or chair...we would be happy to help.

You can buy lunch from the café or bring a pack up.

Level: Beginners

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

SKETCH UP SATURDAY - PLANT MANIA

Saturday 8th September
10:30 - 1:30pm

£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 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)

'PLANT GANG EXTRAVAGANZA WEEKEND'

DRINK & DO SPECIAL - PLANT FOOD WORKSHOP

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

£18

Want to try your hand at making and eating ‘raw food’ but finding yourself stuck beyond a simple salad?  Learn how to create healthy, energy-boosting fare on one of our interactive and immersive food workshops. Spend a fun and sociable few hours slicing, dicing and even rolling your way to becoming a vegan ‘raw food’ culinary artist.  

You eat what you make...so that’s dinner sorted!

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

In collaboration with The Happy Caterpillar

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

PLANT GANG EXTRAVAGANZA WEEKEND'

SILVER JEWELLERY MAKING - LEAF PENDANT

Saturday  15th September
10:30 - 1:30pm

£35

Design and make a fabulous leaf pendant. First you will learn basic jewellery making techniques such as using the piercing saw, filing, shaping, forging, soldering, and texturing…phew!! before creating your very own leaf pendant.

All materials are provided and no experience needed.

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

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

PLANT GANG EXTRAVAGANZA WEEKEND'

EASY MACRAME PLANT HANGERS

Saturday 15th September
2:30 - 4:30pm

£15

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 2/3 within the workshop and additional demo’s will be given in other knotting and weaving ideas.

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

PLANT GANG EXTRAVAGANZA WEEKEND'

PLAY WITH CLAY SPECIAL - PORCELAIN PLANT ERS

Sunday 16th September
2:30 - 4:30pm

£30

Explore a variety of traditional hand building techniques and create your very own Porcelain Plant Hangers to take pride of place in your home/garden! 

All materials and tools provided.

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

COFFEE SCHOOL

Thursday 20th September
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)

IMPROVE YOUR VOICE - SINGING WORKSHOP

Saturday 22nd September
10:30 - 2:30pm

£40

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.

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

DRINK & DRAW - FELT TIP FRENZY

'COFFE CUP ART'

Friday 28th September
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.

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

DRINK & DO - ‘GEO T.LIGHTS USING AIR DRYING CLAY'

Friday 5th October
6:00 - 8:00pm

£18

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)

PERSONALISED METAL STAMPING

Sunday 7th October
10:30 - 12:30pm

£30

In this session you will learn to make your own personalised hand stamped jewellery. This can include bracelets, pendants and keyrings. After a chance to practice with different stamps, fonts and hammers you will make a selection of jewellery to take home with you.
There will be course notes for you to take home, with full instructions on what tools you've used and where you can buy tools and materials.

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

SKETCH UP SATURDAY - ANIMAL PORTRAITS

Saturday 13th October
10:30 - 1:30pm

£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 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

Thursday 18th October
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 - AUTOMATIC DRAWING

'EXHIBITION SPECIAL'

Friday 19th October
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.

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

KNITTED ‘MACRAME’ SHOPPER

Sunday 20th October
10:30 - 2:30pm

£35

This workshop is aimed at knitting novices who would like to get more needle practice. Depending on skill and speed, beginners can expect to complete one side of their bag and those with more experience may be able to complete the whole bag during the workshop. In any event, each half of the bag is worked separately and the finishing-off techniques will be demonstrated. All materials provided and Needles are yours to keep!

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

PHOTO WALK WORKSHOP ‘ URBANSCAPES'

Saturday 27th October
10:30 -13:30pm

£30

Wrap up warm and join Kathy on her walk in and around Headingley. She will be sharing her skills and techniques to help you take a better picture. The class is aimed at beginners but all welcome to join the walk if you’re looking for a bit of inspiration. Bring your digital camera with you.
Everyone will start and finish at the Bowery.

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