A New Year and a new start. Have you made any resolutions for 2019?
Learn a new hobby from an expert; explore your own creativity and expand your artistic skills with one of our Maker’s Place Workshops – choose from wide a variety including needlefelting, crochet, jewellery, flower arranging and printing.
Make friends and try something new at our weekly Have a Dabble Adult Art and Craft classes for beginners and improvers. Held every Monday during term time from 9am-noon and 12-3.30pm.
Take time out and immerse yourself in local history by visiting our unparalleled collection of silk heritage at the Silk Museum on Park Lane.
Combine a visit to the Silk Museum with a guided tour around the adjacent Paradise Mill and learn all stages of the silk process, including an explanation of the Jacquard mechanism complete with a weaving demonstration on a restored loom.
Upcoming January & February Makers’ Place workshops
Learn to Crochet Sat 12 Jan, 10.30 – 12.30am or 1.30 – 3.30pm £25
Needle Felted Polar Bear Sat 19 Jan, 10 – 4pm £45
Peyote Stitch Bracelet Wed 23 Jan, 10 – 3pm £45
Learn to Crochet Sat 2nd Feb, 10.30 – 12.30am or 1.30 – 3.30pm £25
Needlefelt Sheep Pincushion Thur 7 Feb, 6 – 9pm £30
Spring Wreath Sat 9 Feb, 10-1pm £45
Needlefelt Donkey Sat 16 Feb, 10 – 4pm £45
Learn to Lino Print Sat 23 Feb, 1.30 – 5.30pm £35
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