Workshops

DRINK & DRAW - ERIC CARLE [BYO]

Friday 27th April
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!)

SOLD OUT

SILVER BANGLE

Saturday 5th May
10.30 - 2.30pm

£50

Design and make a fabulous sterling silver bangle. 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 bespoke bangle.

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)
Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

DRINK & DO - PLAY WITH CLAY GEO T.LIGHT HOLDERS

Friday 11th May
6.00-8.00pm

£12

The class is suitable for everyone...even the more advanced 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!

(Bring your own bottle welcome!)

Clixck here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)
Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

STITCHED SUCCULENTS – EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP

Saturday 12th May
10.30 - 12.30pm

£25


In this two-hour workshop you will learn how to use hand embroidery stitches to create your own stitched succulent design.

The workshop is suitable for complete beginners,

Hayley will guide you through some basic hand embroidery stitches which can be used to create your cactus design.

All materials and equipment are provided and no embroidery experience is needed.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

 

DRINK & DRAW - HOCKNEY SPRING DRAWINGS [BYO]

Friday 18th May
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)
Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

PRINT AND MAKE CACTUS PLANTERS

Saturday 19th May
10.30-12.30pm

£25

Spend a morning experimenting with block printing to produce your very own planters.  

Perfect for plant lovers who aren’t green fingered 

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

PLAY WITH OILS

Saturday 26th May
10.30-2.30pm

£45

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!

Everything provided just turn up and get started

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

COFFEE SCHOOL

Thursday 31st May
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)
Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

DRINK & DO - EASY MACRAME PLANT HANGERS

Friday 1st June
6.00-8.00pm

£12

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!)

SOLD OUT
Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

TUTORED LIFE DRAWING

Saturday 2nd June
10.30-1.30pm

£35

Our resident tutor will take you through a series of exercises to help you draw more accurately and give one to one advice. This workshop is very much aimed at beginners but everyone is welcome to turn up and have a play! If you have attended the workshop before, the aim will be to practice the skills learnt and build up a portfolio of work.

Everything provided just turn up and get started

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

RESIN WORKSHOP

Saturday 9th June
10.30-1.00pm

£30

Create bespoke jewellery in just a few hours! Create collaged pieces with different papers or up cycle small precious objects.

There will be book pages, maps, gems, stamps provided for this workshop, but if you have something specific in mind just bring it along.

Note: The resin has a strong solvent odour so is not recommended to anyone prone to migraines or is currently pregnant.

This is a messy workshop so old clothes recommended.

Jewellery takes 24 hours to dry so will need to be collected at a later date.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

COFFEE SCHOOL

Friday 15th June
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)
Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

DRINK & DRAW - DRAWN TO MONOPRINTING

Friday 15th June
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)
Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

BRUSH PAINTING WORKSHOP

Sunday 17th June
10.30-12.30pm

£30

We are pleased to announce that Francisca Ting author of “Chinese painting – the complete self-tutor” will be hosting a workshop to share her skills and knowledge in the art of Chinese painting.

The focus will be on Brush painting using foliage as inspiration. In a few single strokes this expressive technique and gives immediate results that you’ll love!

Everything provided just turn up and have a play. Note that the price of this workshop includes 1 brush and a pot of ink that you can take home.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

 

WE ARE 10: LETS PARTY

Saturday 23rd June 6-9pm

To thank you all for supporting us this past 10, and rather incredible years, we are serving up a night of celebration and we invite you, our bowery family to join us! to also mark this joyous occasion

We are pleased to announce the night will highlight the launch of our first publication ‘then and now’ focusing on a decade of artists, who have exhibited in our gallery. please come and celebrate on Saturday 23rd June 6-9pm here at the bowery, bring friends or bring yourself,

ALL WELCOME AS USUAL.

 

RAWSOME FOOD WORKSHOP

Friday 29th June
6:00 - 8:00pm

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!

In collaboration with The Happy Caterpillar

£18

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

PLANT BLOCK PRINTS

Saturday 30th June
10.30-12.30pm

£25

Produce your own triptych of block prints, perfect for any wall. This fun and experimental workshop is ideal for beginners and those new to printing.

Everything provided, just turn up and have a play.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

DRINK AND DO - ORIGAMI PAPER LAMPSHADES WITH ARTIST REBECCA HOY

Friday 13th July
6:00 - 8:00pm

£12

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)

COFFEE SCHOOL

Friday 13th July
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)

PHOTO WALK WORKSHOP

Saturday 14th July
10.30-1.30pm

£30

Photo Walk Workshop Join Kathy on her walk along the Meanwood Valley Trail. She will be sharing her skills and techniques to help you take a better picture. The class is very much aimed at beginners but all welcome to join the walk. Bring your digital camera with you. Everyone will start and finish at the Bowery.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

WRITING WORKOUT

Saturday 21st July
10:30 -4:30pm

£50

Get your creative juices flowing with this one-day creative writing workout. Whether you are just starting out or have years of writing experience, you'll develop new ideas and gain new insights into the craft of writing fiction in this fun, friendly and interactive workshop.

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

DRINK AND DRAW – CREATURE CREATIONS WITH ARTIST RACHEL JOHNS

Friday 27th July
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.

(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)

CONCRETE PLANTERS

Sunday 29th July
10:30 - 12:

£25

Learn to make geometric moulds to cast your very own concrete planters with designer-maker Katie Bentley. This workshop is perfect for beginners introducing you to the technique of cast concrete. 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)

DIY RE- UPHOLSTERY

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

£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.
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)

tutors