There are plenty of fantastic workshops taking place from simple, fun activities to tasks that will challenge your practical ability. Formal courses can be pre-booked via this website whilst drop-in sessions can be joined at the event. We have highlighted some of these features below to whet your appetite…
Tutor: Sebastian Rasch
Try your hand at stone carving, beginners welcome. Includes your finished masterpiece to take home. Children only £13
Time: 1 hr 30 mins
Tutor: Yvonne Everest
Come and join us today to make 12 delicious heart shaped chocolates. You will discover how to pipe ganache, use transfer sheets, handle chocolate and so much more.
Time: 25 mins
Tutor: Ros Freeborn
Discover the joys of paper collage and create an artwork to take home or have printed and made into a stunning paper lampshade.
Time: 1 hr
Tutor: Andrea Coleman
Artfelt feltmaking. Fun and easy workshops with a choice of a peace lily corsage, a sheep landscape or a rainbow friendship bracelet (especially for children). Workshop cost includes voucher redeemable against kits.
Time: 1 hr
Tutor: Simone Siegan
A choice of willow weaving courses to match your ambition and free time at the show! Learn a new skill and have great fun creating a lasting garden feature.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: £25 - £45
Tutor: Craig Joubert
Create a beautiful, marbled silk scarf to take away in a one-to-one session
Time: 15 mins
Tutor: Helen Foster-Turner
Make your own beautiful real silver pendant using amazing metal clay and firing the finished piece of jewellery in a kiln.
Time: 1.5 hrs
Tutor: Helen Brewer
This workshop is designed for beginners. Learn how to make your own bespoke macramé plant hanger. Helen will show you a few basic knots so you can customise your own plant hanger.
Time: 1 hr 15 mins
Tutor: Adam Jenkins
Learn the ancient art of bow making while you craft your own English Longbow by hand using the same methods as bowyers 600 years ago.
Time: 4 hours
Tutor: Maggie Sheehan
Learn the traditional art of Block Printing and have fun hand printing your own tea towel or tote bag to take home.
Time: 1 hour
Spectacular blowing demonstrations every hour in the Glassblowing Theatre.
Glaze your own pot and watch as the colours magically appear as the vessel emerges from the kiln. A great experience!
Come & create your own Belgian chocolate truffles using piping, dipping & decorating techniques. No skills necessary. Just a love of chocolate. It takes 20 minutes to make your delicious truffles. £6.50
Learn the ancient craft of marbling and make your own tile with expert Craig Joubert with easy to use, non-toxic, water based and quick drying marbling paint.
The modern equivalent of Découpage. An addictive craft that will have you hooked!
An amazing range of block stamps that can be used to create the most beautiful fabrics.
Children's drop-in, chocolate making workshops. Come along and have some creative fun designing your own Belgium chocolate dinosaurs, hearts, cupcakes and more. It takes 5 minutes to create a masterpiece to take home to eat! (Min weight 100g). £4.50