Workshops take place over a few hours, a day, or sometimes two or three days. A voucher for lunch is included in the cost of full day workshops.


Our workshops are suitable for adults aged 18+ years. Looking for workshops for teenagers? See here.

Our bursary scheme offers individuals the opportunity to attend a course or workshop at a reduced cost.


Carole Waller Colour Into Cloth
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SIT select works to create opportunities for artists to develop their creative practices. Established in 2005 to focus on textiles and has developed to celebrate all the applied arts/crafts. SIT select runs year round events, exhibitions, seminars, conferences and educational work with an annual festival every May at its heart for all ages and abilities and works closely with Universities and Colleges. It has built a reputation nationally and increasingly internationally, for excellence and innovation.

The annual Festival is called Select Festival

Workshops in the Select Festival 2017 

Make a Tailored Jacket - Joan Gordon
(Sat 29th Apr - Mon 1st May, 10am - 4pm, £225)

3D Felt Fish - Mandy Nash
(Sat 6th May, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Colour into Cloth - Carole Waller
(Sun 7th - Mon 8th May, 10am - 4pm, £160)

Stumpwork Embroidery - Joanna Pout
(Sat 20th May, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Indian Block Printing - Clare Walsh
(Mon 22nd May, 10am - 1pm, £45)

Indigo Dyeing at Cowshed Studio - Sue Green
(Sat 27th May, 10am - 4pm, £75)

Irish Crochet - Katy Bevan
(Sat 27th May, 10am - 4pm, £75)



Pottery House Name Plaque - Peter Gerrard
(25th March, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Clay Chicken Sculpture - Peter Garrard
(Sat 27th - Sun 28th May, 10am - 4pm, £160)

Handbuild a Teapot - Abi Leach
(Mon 27th - Tues 28th March, 10am - 4pm, £160)




Coloured Aluminium Jewellery - Mandy Nash
(Sat 11th Feb, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Valentine's Day Paper Cutting - Christine Green
(Tues 14th Feb, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Aromatherapy Candles - Sophia Russell
(Sat 18th Feb, 10am - 4pm, £85)

Mosaic for Beginners - mosaic bunting - Yvette Green
(Sat 11th - Sun 12th March, 10am - 4pm, £120)

Leather Day Bag - Jeremy and Carla Bonner
(Mon 27th -Wed 29th March, 10am - 4pm, £250)

Cushion Making - Martha Van der Laan
(Sat 25th March, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Make a Lampshade - Harriet Woolman
(Sat 8th April, 10am - 1pm, £45)

Paper Cutting - Christine Green
(Mon 10th Apr, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Silver Clay Jewellery - Melanie Blake
(Sat 22nd Apr, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Fascinating Fascinator - Denise Innes
(Tues 30th May, 10am - 4pm, £85)





Landscape and Still Life - Tracey Elphick
(Fri 6th Jan, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Moving Towards Abstraction - Max Hale
(Sat 7th Jan, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Illustrating Children's Picture Books - Korky Paul
(Sat 18th Feb, 10am - 1pm,£55)

Towards Abstraction - Annie Monk
(Mon 27th Feb, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Quick Acrylic Painting - Mark Kelland
(Wed 15th Feb, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Relief Fishing Boats - Tracey Elphick
(Mon 3rd Apr, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Watercolour Portrait - Mark Kelland
(Tues 11th Apr, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Acrylics Masterclass - Max Hale
(Tues 18th  - Thur 20th Apr, 10am - 4pm, £225)

Pencil and Mark Making - Mark Kelland
(Wed 31st May, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Working with Pastels - Max Hale
(Sat 13th May, 10am - 4pm, £80)





Valentine's Day Paper Cutting - Christine Green
(Tues 14th Feb, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Paper Cutting - Christine Green
(Mon 10th Apr, 10am - 4pm, £80)



Photography & digital media

Introduction to Photoshop - Graham Light
(Mon 13th Feb, 10am - 1pm, £40)

Product Photography - Yeshen Venema
(Thur 9th March, 9:45 - 12:45, £45)




White Line Woodblock - Beth Jenkins
(Sat 14th Jan, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Lino Printing - Beth Jenkins
(Sat 28th Jan, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Indian Block Printing - Clare Walsh
(Fri 17th Feb, 10am - 1pm, £45)

Make Your Own Printing Stamps - Beth Jenkins
(Sat 1st Apr, 10am - 4pm, £80)




Stone Carving Masterclass - Ann-Margreth Bohl
(6th, 7th, 8th January 2017, 10:00am - 4:00pm, £235)

Stone Carving Masterclass - Ann-Margreth Bohl
(Fri 31st March - Sun 2nd Apr, 10:00am - 4:00pm, £235)




Felt Making for Beginners - Clare Walsh
(Mon 16th Jan, 10am - 1pm, £40)

Professional Sewing Techniques - Joan Gordon
(Sat 4th Feb, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Decorative Hand Stitching - Susan Sutton
(Sat 11th Feb, 10am - 1pm, £40)

Painted silk scarf - Carole Waller
(Thurs 16th Feb, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Indian Block Printing - Clare Walsh
(Fri 17th Feb, 10am - 1pm, £45)

Encrusting Techniques in Embroidery - Sue Green
(Sat 25th Feb, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Intermediate Felt making - Mandy Nash
(Sat 18th - Sun 19th March, 10am - 4pm, £160)

Foiling, Melting and Bonding with the Heat Press - Carole Waller
(Mon 20th March, 10am-4pm, £80)

Crochet a Square - Katy Bevan
(Thurs 30th March, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Make a Bag: Beginners Sewing - Martha Van der Laan
(Sat 8th Apr, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Paint a Silk Scarf - Carole Waller
(Wed 12th April, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Fabric Flower Making - Denise Innes
(Thur 13th April, 10am - 4pm, £80)





Sacred Stories - Fiona James
(Fri 7th April, 10am - 4pm, £75)


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Make a break of it and turn your workshop into a UK short break in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds. You can stay overnight with us in our new guest accommodation – just select ‘residential’ when you book.