Art & Craft Courses

 

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Explore your creative side at Lane End Cottage Gardens! We host a wide selection of art and craft courses throughout the year run by our talented local artists and crafters. Browse the courses below and book early to avoid disappointment! We will update this page as dates are confirmed, or you can keep updated via our facebook page.


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If you would like to create a beautiful willow sculpture of your own to display in your garden, please choose from the selection of courses below. The courses are all suitable for absolute beginners so come along and have fun.

Previous courses have made hares, baskets, obelisks, birds and other animals; keep checking this page on what the next course will create. Check out Juliette’s work and upcoming exhibitions on her website.

Frame basket
Date:
Thursday 20th September 2018, 10-4pm.
Cost: £57 for all materials, tuition and tea/coffee.
Book: Contact Juliette on 07949640613 or juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com

 

Stag’s head
Date: Thursday 4th October 2018, 10-4pm.
Cost: £57 for all materials, tuition and tea/coffee.
Book: Contact Juliette on 07949640613 or juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com

Hares
Date: Thursday 18th October 2018, 10-4pm.
Cost: £57 for all materials, tuition and tea/coffee.
Book: Contact Juliette on 07949640613 or juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com

Christmas Decorations
Date: Thursday 6th December 2018, 10-1pm.
Cost: £30 for all materials, tuition and tea/coffee.
Book: Contact Juliette on 07949640613 or juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com


Mosaic course
Run by Cheshire artist Angela Sidwell, learn how to make a decorative and colourful mosaic panel. Under Angela’s careful guidance, even absolute beginners will create something to be proud of. All tuition, materials and safety equipment are included.

There are no mosaic courses currently planned for Autumn 2018, contact Angela on 07944333408 or angela@angelasidwell.com to register your interest.


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Angela also runs courses on wire work, teaching even total beginners how to make their own sculpture. Check out her website to see some examples of her work and to get inspiration for the sort of things you could make on this course.

There are no wire courses currently planned for Autumn 2018, contact Angela on 07944333408 or angela@angelasidwell.com to register your interest.


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Glass workshop
Run by local artist Lesley Miller, this engaging course will see you create your very own glass decorations. Under her supervision, learn to cut and smooth glass then join together using copper foiling.
Unfortunately, this course isn’t suitable for children and we ask that you wear sturdy footwear. All other safety equipment, tools and tuition are included. Maximum four people per course.

There are no glass courses currently planned for Autumn 2018, contact Imogen on 07526635808 or 01925 752618 or imogen@laneenddcotttagegardens.co.uk to register your interest.


Painting workshops

We welcome groups of artists and art classes to come and draw and paint in the gardens. Please contact Imogen to arrange a mutually convenient day, You will have the garden to yourselves to relax and enjoy.

Imogen 01925 752618 or 07526635808 or imogen@laneendcottagegardens.co.uk

Normal admission charges apply.


An introduction to felting course
Textile artist Jude Beckett will teach you how to turn colourful wool fibres into felted items that you can take home. She will cover the techniques of wet felting, needle felting and machine embellishment. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided, but please bring your own lunch. Places are limited to 10 people so be sure to book early.

Please contact Imogen if you are interested in this course on imogen@laneendcottagegardens.co.uk or 01925752618


Christmas wreaths and table decorations
Fancy making your very own fresh foliage wreath to hang on your door in the run up to Christmas? Our wreath making course will take you through the process in classes under Imogen’s tuition.  This is one of our most popular courses at Lane End so book early to avoid disappointment!

Xmas wreath 1Dates & times

Saturday 1st December 2018.
10-12 and 2-4pm
Sunday 2nd December 2018.
10-12 and 2-4pm.

Saturday 8th December 2018.
10-12 and 2-4.
Sunday 9th December 2018.
10-12 and 2-4pm

Cost: £25 including all materials, tea and coffee.
Book:  Imogen on 01925 752618 or imogen@laneendcottagegardens.co.uk. Please specify day and time.