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Adult Classes are for people 16 years and over wanting to learn, relax and have quiet time away from children.

Children's Classes are run in the school holidays and are just for kids wanting to have a go at a craft. We give a guide age range to help you decide if the class is suitable for your child. It is only a guide, you may feel your child can engage and benefit from a class outside of their age range.

Family Classes are for an adult and child(ren) to join in crafting together. We ask 1 adult to max 3 children please.

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Adult Craft Workshops

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We offer a range different craft workshops, some are one offs, others are  6 week courses, whatever you fancy trying we have something for you.

For the most up to date info on workshops please either pop into the shop or visit our Facebook page. All workshops are suitable for beginners unless stated otherwise. Workshop prices include tuition, use of equipment and all materials unless stated otherwise.

Clay work making a ceramic Christmas wreathClay work making a ceramic Christmas wreath

 

Currently the workshops we offer are:

Clay work: Learn to hand build with clay using easy techniques and tools to get great results. You'll make your unique piece and paint it before leaving to be fired twice. Most clay work takes one month to be fired.

 

Pottery Painting techniques: There is lots to learn about painting and even more tools that can help create a beautiful master piece. Some of the techniques we teach are silkscreens on pottery, Moorcroft style painting, 

Decoupage on wooden boxesDecoupage on wooden boxes

 

Decoupage- onto glassware, slate or wood,

 Potters Wheel- one to one sessions,

Folk Art or One Stroke Painting,

Card Making.

Paint Pouring.

New for 2022; Foil Art, Lino Printing and Abstract painting.

The only way to book is to either pop into the shop or phone 01291 422322, payment secures your place. Open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 5pm.

 

 Examples and  a full list of Craft Classes for Adults for March to 

Stoneware pottery paintingStoneware pottery painting

July 2022 is now available in the shop.

From 1st May 2022 our updated Cancelation and Re booking Policy will come into force.

 

Ladybird Craft Centre may need to cancel a class if there are not enough attendees or if something occurs out of the control of Ladybird Craft Centre. In these circumstances an alternative date will firstly be offered, or full refund if not appropriate.

 

Customer Cancelations: You may cancel your workshop place at any time, however if cancelled with less than 7 complete days’ notice only half the value of the workshop will be refunded. If less than 48 hours before the start of the workshop, no refund will be offered. If you choose to move your place to another date less than 7 days before hand, a £5 re booking fee will be charged. If you miss your workshop place no refund nor other date can be offered.

 

Date

Day

Time

Location

Workshop

Price per person.

5.3.22

Sat

10am to 4pm

Upstairs party room

Ceramic table centre piece. You’ll make a clay centre piece from scratch. Using cookie cutters and stencils you’ll make all the elements, then attach to the main piece and break for lunch, which is included in the price. In the afternoon you’ll paint your wreath or centre piece and leave to be fired twice. Allow 1 month for items to be fired.

£49 includes lunch

12.3.22

Sat

10.30-12.30pm

upstairs

Try out Paint pouring. Have a go at paint pouring, pay £5 to book, then extra items will be available on the day for £5 each.

£5 to book, then £5 per item.

18.3.22

Fri

12-4pm

Upstairs

Pottery painting Dragon plate. Using stencils you’ll draw a Dragon, outline with wax resist, then use specialist paint to creative a cobblestone effect on the dragon.

£22

19.3.22 to 2.4.22

Sat

10am to 12noon

Upstairs, Alices Room

Beginner’s Crochet, 3 week course. This course is for complete beginners, from getting the yarn on the hook to completing a small item. Yarn, hooks, patterns and tuition included.

£42 for whole course

24.3.22

Thurs

1pm-4pm

Upstairs party room

Decoupage with coloured paint. Use coloured paint that will show through to inside, then stick napkins on the outside. To allow for drying time, you’ll break for a Cream Tea that’s included in the price.

£14

8.4.22

Fri

12.30-2.30pm

Upstairs

Upcycle a Large Coffee jar with fitted lid. Relax and enjoy creating a storage jar to match your décor.

£8

23.4.22

Sat

1pm to 3pm

Try out Paint pouring. Have a go at paint pouring, messy but fun. Pay £5 to book and includes first item, then extra items will be available on the day for £5 each.

£5 to book, then £5 per item.

29.4.22

Fri

2-4pm

Lino Printing. Try out curving an A6 piece of soft lino with a design of your choosing. Then add the ink and print up to 3 greeting cards. You’ll keep your lino and the 3 cards with envelops.

£9.50

5.5.22

Thurs

12.30-3.30pm

Abstract Basics on canvas. Let loose with a relaxing session where you let the mood take control of your creativity. Deb will do a demo, then its over to you. 

£15

7.5.22

Sat

12.30pm to 4.30pm

Pottery painting Dragon plate. Using stencils you’ll draw a Dragon, outline with wax resist, then use specialist paint to creative a cobblestone effect on the dragon. Allow 2 weeks for your plate to be fired.

£22

13.5.22

Fri

1-4pm

3D Clay tiles. A great class for beginners and experienced crafters. You’ll use cookie cutters and clay tools to cut out, emboss and decorate your decorative tile. There is time to paint your tile during the class, or wait until it has been fired once (about 2 weeks) then return in your own time to paint it. Either way your clay will need 2 firings, so allow up to 6 weeks for it to be completed.

£18

24.5.22

Tues

10am to 12.30pm

Decoupage on a vase. Learn the best way to apply napkins and paint to a vase to create a lovely piece to have in your home.

£12

21.5.22

Sat

2-4pm

Lino Printing. Another chance to try out curving an A6 piece of soft lino with a design of your choosing. Then add the ink and print up to 3 greeting cards. You’ll keep your lino and the 3 cards with envelops.

£9.50

 

       

28.5.22

Sat

1pm to 3pm

Try out Paint pouring. Have a go at paint pouring, pay £5 to book and includes first item, then extra items will be available on the day for £5 each.

£5 to book, then £5 per item

9.6.22

Thurs

12.30pm to 3.30pm

Abstract Basics on glass. Let loose with a relaxing session where you let the mood take control of your creativity. Deb will do a demo, then it’s over to you. 

£15

17.6.22

Fri

1-3pm

Decoupage on a wine glass. Learn the best way to apply napkins and paint to a vase to create a lovely piece to have in your home.

£10

28.6.22

Tues

12.30-2.30pm

Foil Art. Try out embossing foil using a stencil and then colour in the decoration. You’ll have a trial go on tin foil and colour in with felt tips, then move onto copper foil and choose either to colour with felts or paint with acrylics.

£9.50

            30.6.22

Thurs

1-3.30pm

Complete beginners Decoupage on a jar. Learn the best way to apply napkins and paint to a vase to create a lovely piece to have in your home.

£8

8.7.22

Fri

2pm to 4pm

Foil Art. Another chance to try out embossing foil using a stencil and then colour in the decoration. You’ll have a trial go on tin foil and colour in with felt tips, then move onto copper foil and choose either to colour with felts or paint with acrylics.

£9.50

9.7.22

Sat

12.30-2.30am

Paint pouring on canvas. Have a go at this messy but fun craft, this class will use a canvas for you to hang in your home.

£12

15.7.22

Fri

12.30-2.30pm

Abstract mixed media. Let loose with a relaxing session where you let the mood take control of your creativity.

£15

16.7.22

Sat

10am to 4pm

Ceramic Greenman. You’ll make a green man or woman from clay using cookie cutters and stencils. After attaching all the clay, we’ll break for lunch, which is included in the price. In the afternoon you’ll paint your piece and leave to be fired twice. Allow 6 weeks for items to be fired.

£49 includes lunch

19.7.22

Tues

10.30am to 1pm

Decoupage a small item. You’ll use napkins and acrylic paint to create a master piece on glassware.

£8

21.7.22    

Thurs

 

Pottery painting session, look out for more info.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                              

2.7.22

Sat

6pm to 9pm

Stoneware Pottery Painting evening. Stoneware is a hardy clay body which means its dinnerware safe, you can put it in the microwave, dishwasher or oven, in fact you can use it everyday. We'll use glazes that move in the kiln firing so the end result varies every time, even with the same glazes. This is a special one off price of £30 for 2 items, normal price is £38. 

£30

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