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.

For our booking terms and conditions please click here

 

 

SPECIAL WORKSHOPS

 

WORKSHOPS AT WESTONBIRT

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, is located in Gloucestershire, three miles from the Cotswold market town of Tetbury. A remarkable place for people to enjoy and learn about trees - 15,000 specimens from all over the globe.

TAKE PART TOGETHER - Adult and Child

A chance for an adult and child to take part in a workshop together

 

 

 
ceramics

Ceramics

Ceramics Weekend - Abi Leach
(Sat 5th - Sun 6th Aug, 10am - 4pm, £160)

Botanical Wall Plaques - Emily Joy
(Sat 19th Aug, 10am - 4pm, £80)

House Name Plaque - Peter Gerrard
(Sat 16th Sep, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Tile Splash Back - Julie Fowler
(Sat 23rd Sep, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Glass with Clay - Peter Garrard
(Sat 21st Oct, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Family Day - Clay Portraits - Julie Fowler
(Tues 24th Oct, 10am - 4pm, £85)

Terracotta Fish - Julie Fowler
(Sat 18th Nov, 10am - 4pm, £80)

 

 
craft

Craft

Aromatherapy Candles - Sophia Russell
(Tue 22nd Aug, 10am - 4pm, £85)

Willow basket in a day - Susan Early
(Thurs 7th Sep, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Brush Lettering - The Paper Hare
(Sat 9th Sep, 10am - 1pm, £40)

French Knitting Wire Brooch - Michelle Watling
(Sat 9th Sep, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Origami - Patricia Mitchell
(Wed 13th Sep, 10am - 12pm, £30)

Silver Clay Jewellery - Melanie Blake
(Fri 15th Sep, 10am - 4pm, £85)

Traditional Manuscript Skills - Josie Brown
(Fri 15th - Sun 17th Sep, 10am - 4pm, £255)

Entrelac Knitting - Katy Bevan
(Sat 30th Sep, 1:30pm - 4:30pm, £40)

Metal Point - Josie Brown
(Sat 7th Oct, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Aromatherapy Candle - Sophia Russell
(Sat 14th Oct, 10am - 4pm, £85)

Modern Calligraphy - Emma Sunderland
(Sat 14th Oct, 10am - 12pm, £35)

Calligraphy - Gaynor Goffe
(Sat 21st - Sun 22nd Oct, 10am - 4pm, £160)

Understanding and using Colour in your Home - Ann Hazel
(Sun 22nd Oct, 10:30am - 3:30pm, £80)

Exploring Weaving - Rebecca Connolly
(Tues 24th Oct, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Needlefelt Hare - Karin Celestine
(Thurs 26th Oct, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Spoon Fabrication - Charlotte Duckworth
(Fri 27th Oct, 10am - 4pm, £85)

Gift Wrapping - Alison Westwood
(Sat 11th Nov, 10am - 1pm, £35)

Aluminium Jewellery - Mandy Nash
(Sun 12th Nov, 10:30am - 3:30pm, £70)

Make a Shaker Box - Richard Gibson
(Fri 24th - Sat 25th Nov, 10am - 4pm, £180)

Mini Books and Book Ornaments - Emily Northen
(Mon 20th Nov, 10am - 1pm, £45)

Wire Christmas Decorations - Michelle Watling
(Mon 27th Nov, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Make a Natural Advent Wreath - Kate Holloway
(Mon 4th Dec, 10am - 1pm, £45)

Willow Christmas Decorations - Susan Early
(Mon 4th Dec, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Mosaic Decoration - Yvette Green
(Wed 6th Dec, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Make a Natural Advent Wreath - Kate Holloway
(Mon 11th Dec, 10am - 1pm, £45)

 

 

 

creative writing

Writers in the Brewery
A regular group, last Tuesday of the month


 
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DRAWING & PAINTING

Ink at Westonbirt - Mark Kelland
(Mon 14th Aug, 10am - 4pm, £85) 

Pastels at Westonbirt - Mark Kelland
(Wed 16th Aug, 10am - 4pm, £85) 

Still Life in Oils - Mark Kelland
(Mon 21st Aug, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Moving Towards Abstraction - Max Hale
(Sat 25th - Sun 26th Aug, 10am - 4pm, £170)

You Can Draw - Max Hale
(Wed 6th Sep, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Harbour Views - Tracey Elphick
(Mon 18th Sep, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Acrylics - Thick Paint and a Palette Knife - Annie Monk
(Mon 9th Oct, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Portrait Drawing for Beginners - Alexandra Woods
(Sat 28th Oct, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Experimental Life Drawing - Alexandra Woods
(Sat 4th Nov, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Mono Printing Life Drawing - Alexandra Woods
(Sat 11th Nov, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Street Scenes - Tracey Elphick
(Mon 13th Nov, 10am - 4pm, £80)

 

 
papercraft

PAPERCRAFT

3D Papercutting - Christine Green
(Mon 11th Sep, 10am -4pm, £80)

Origami - Mitchel and Blue
(Wed 13th Sep, 10am - 12pm, £30)

Paper Cutting - Christine Green
(Wed 25th Oct, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Mini Books and Book Ornaments - Emily Northen
(Mon 20th Nov, 10am - 1pm, £45)

Little Folded Books - Josie Brown
(Sat 9th Dec, 10am - 4pm, £80)

 

 
digitalmedia

Photography & digital media

Photoshop for Beginners - Graham Light
(Fri 1st Sep, 10am - 1pm, £40)

Digital Photography - Graham Light
(Mon 16th Oct, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Photography for Creatives - Sarah Dixon and Katharina Child
(Sat 28th Oct, 1:30pm - 4:30pm, £55)

 

 

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Lino printing on fabric for beginners - Lizzie Mabley
(Fri 25th Aug, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Textural Printmaking - Christine Felce
(Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd Sep, 10am - 4pm, £160)

Lino Printing for Beginners - Beth Jenkins
(Sat 23rd Sep, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Lino Printing in Colour - Beth Jenkins
(Sat 21st Oct, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Print your own wrapping paper - Alexandra Woods
(Sat 18th Nov, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Christmas Printmaking - Beth Jenkins
(Sun 26th Nov, 10:30am - 3:30pm, £80)

Printing for Christmas Adult and Child - Hannah Ellis
(Mon 4th Dec, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, £35)

Wood Engraving Printmaking - Peter Brown
(Thurs 7th - Fri 8th Dec, 10am - 4pm, £160)

 

 
sculpture

SCULPTURE

Letter Carving - Tom Perkins
(Mon 23rd - Wed 25th Oct, 10am - 4pm, £240)

Stone Carving Masterclass - Ann-Margreth Bohl
(Fri 5th - Sun 7th Jan, 10am - 4pm, £235)

 

 

 
textiles

Textiles

Learn to Crochet - Katy Bevan
(Fri 18th Aug, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Transform a Garment in a day - Rebecca Lodge
(Wed 23rd Aug, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Entrelac Knitting - Katy Bevan
(Sat 30th Sep, 1:30pm - 4:30pm, £40)

Goldwork and silk embroidery - Deborah Wilding
(Thurs 21st- Fri 22nd Oct, 10am - 4pm, £160)

Exploring Weaving - Rebecca Connolly
(Tues 24th Oct, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Shibori Felt Scarf - Mandy Nash
(Sun 29th Oct, 10:30am - 3:30pm, £75)

 

 

ART HISTORY

The Life of David Hockney - Paul Chapman
(Mon 23rd Oct, 10am - 4pm, £50)


 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

How to sell your work - Tracey Burgoyne
(Tues 19th Sep, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, £35)

Photography for Creatives - Sarah Dixon and Katharina Child
(Sat 28th Oct, 1:30pm - 4:30pm, £55)

Writers in the Brewery

 


NEW - ONLINE SHOP

Give a workshop as a gift! Our courses make the perfect gift, and gift vouchers are available to buy in our shop and online.

STAY

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.