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.

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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

www.sitselect.org

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)
 


 
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Ceramics

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)

Hey Clay Workshop Morning - Abi Leach
(Sat 8th April, 10am - 12pm, FREE)


Hey Clay Workshop Afternoon - Abi Leach
(Sat 8th April, 1pm - 3pm, FREE)

Glass with Clay - Peter Garrard
(Sat 3rd June, 10am - 4pm, £75)

Paperclay Sketchbooks - Emily Joy
(Sat 10th June, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Green Man Sculpture - Peter Garrard
(Sat 17th June, 10am - 4pm £80)

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

 

 
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Craft

Modern Calligraphy - Emma Sunderland
(Wed 5th Apr, 10am - 12pm, £35)

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)

Aromatherapy Candles - Sophia Russell
(Thur 1st June, 10am - 4pm, £85)

Handbound Travel Journal - Emily Northen
(Sat 3rd June, 10am - 1pm, £45)

An Introduction to Wedding Headdresses - Denise Innes
(Sat 3rd June, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Leather Day Bag - Jeremy and Carla Bonner
(Wed 12th -Fri 14th July, 10am - 4pm, £250)

Willow basket in a day - Susan Early
(Thurs 13th July, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Pewter Jewellery - Mandy Nash
(Sat 29th July, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Origami - Mitchel and Blue
(Fri 14th July, 10am - 12pm, £30)

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

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

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

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

 

 

 

creative writing

Wild Words - Sue Mayfield
(Sat 1st July, 10am - 4pm, £75)

Words for Wellbeing a creative writing summer school - Sue Mayfield
(Wed Aug 2nd - Sat Aug 5th, 10am - 4pm, £300)

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


 
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DRAWING & PAINTING

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

Working with Pastels - Mark Kelland
(Tues 4th 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)

Birds and Cups - Tracey Elphick
(Mon 19th June, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Paint coastal scenes in watercolour or Acrylic - Max Hale
(Sat 8th July, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Mix it up! Collage and Palette Knife Painting with Acrylics and Mixed Media - Annie Monk
(Mon 10th July, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Urban Sketchbook tour of Cirencester - Mark Kelland
(Mon 17th July, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Ink and Watercolour of Cirencester Abbey - Mark Kelland
(Mon 31st July, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Towards the Abstract with Acrylics and Mixed Media - Annie Monk
(Mon 7th Aug, 10am - 4pm, £80)

 

 

 
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PAPERCRAFT

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

 

 
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Photography & digital media

Collage using photoshop - Georgia Velisaris
(Sat 24th - 25th June, 10am - 4pm, £160)

 

 

PrintMaking

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

Wood Engraving Printmaking - Peter Brown
(Tues 18th - Wed 19th July, 10am - 4pm, £160)

 

 
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STONECARVING

Stone Carving Masterclass - Ann-margreth Bohl
(Fri 21st - Sun 23rd July, 10am - 4pm, £225)

Letter Carving - Tom Perkins
(Mon 23rd - Wed 25th Oct, 10am - 4pm, £320)

 

 
textiles

Textiles

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)

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)

Bunting for beginners - Rebecca Lodge
(Fri 2nd June, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Wire Armature Needlefelt - Karin Celestine
(Sat 10th June - Sun 11th June, 10am -4pm, £160)

Make a Kimono style dressing gown - Joan Gordon
(Sat 17th June, 10am - 4pm, £80)

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

Learn to Knit - Katy Bevan
(Sat 15th July, 10am - 4pm, £75)

Make your own Lingerie - Joan Gordon
(Mon 24th July, 10am - 4pm, £80)

Patchwork Baby Play Mat  - Rebecca Lodge
(Sat 29th July, 10am - 4pm, £80)

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)

 

 

 

ART HISTORY

An Introduction to the Arts and Craft Movement - Fiona James
(Wed 12th July, 10am - 1pm, £45)


 

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