Artists' Day Courses 2013

Please call to register your interest for these courses, or if you are
looking for something specific we may be able to arrange that too.
Groups of 3 or more may be able to negotiate their own course dates.

Felt Wallhanging Saturday 16th November 10.00 - 4.00

make a felt wallhanging in a small group with Hilary Charlesworth
Using a felt base, you embellish it with colourful Merino fleece
and needle felting techniques to produce a decorative wall hanging.
All equipment will be supplied but if you have any beads and/or favourite
textured yarns which you would like to incorporate in your hanging,
please bring them with you.
Tuition, lunch and materials: £63.


Needle Felt Decorations
Tuesday 3rd December 10.00 - 3.00

make delightful Christmas decorations using needle felting techniques to
hang on your own tree or give as unique gifts.  This workshop is suitable
for beginners, with
Hilary Charlesworth
Tuition, lunch and materials: £53.

New course dates will appear here soon

All day courses include Forge Gallery lunch (typically): home made
bread and soup, fruit and cheese.



Future Day Courses

Silver Clay Jewellery

create your own pendants and brooches with this exciting new medium, taught in a small group by Jessica Jordan

Tuition, lunch, materials : £100 approx.

Soap Making

learn to make beautiful rich soaps using olive oil, all natural ingredients and fragrances with Susan Quekett

Tuition, materials and lunch: £TBC

Slab pots
a chance to make your own decorated and textured stoneware pots,
taught in a small group by
Jessica Jordan
Tuition, lunch, materials and firing: £65

Clay Wall Hanging
make a wall hanging from clay and decorate using flowers and objects pressed into the surface. Jessica Jordan
Tuition, lunch, materials and firing: £651234567899 Beginners

Felt Day
Complete introduction to wet and dry felting taught in a small group with Hilary Charlesworth
Tuition, lunch and materials: £70

Paper Making
learn the basic techniques of paper making using reclaimed materials easily found in the home with Gillian Edom
Tuition, lunch and materials: £50

Fused Glass Jewellery

Tuition, materials and lunch: £60 approx

Tapestry Weaving
weave wall hangings using various yarns taught in a small group with Hilary Charlesworth
Tuition, lunch and materials: £60

Stained Glass

learn copper foil technique, create small pieces to take home,
with Amanda Newell
Tuition, materials and lunch: £70 approx

Saturday 10.00 - 3.30 : Slip Decoration
make a range of tiles and hand decorate using different techniques with Jessica Jordan
Tuition, lunch, and materials: TBC £651234567899 Beginners

Book Binding
make your own books for writing, sketching, diaries etc. with Gaynor Williams
Tuition, materials and lunch: £ 55

Please call to register your interest for these courses, or if you are looking for something specific we may be able to arrange that too.

Guitar tuition can be arranged for Beginners or Intermediates with Tom Carter. Tom has been teaching guitar for almost twenty years. Teaching a wide variety of styles, specialising in blues and rock. He has taught at several schools and run music therapy sessions for Scope. He teaches people from ages six to sixty and enjoys helping others to experiment with songwriting and improvisation.