KNITTING and CROCHET - Monday 2.00pm-4.00pm
We are a ‘chat and do’ group! Helping and encouraging each other. We make articles for our families and a variety of charities.
LEAD LIGHTING - Advanced - Thursday 11.30am - 1.30pm
This advanced class is designed to assist students in enhancing and building on previous knowledge. Students can work on set projects and / or work on their own projects with the opportunity to bounce ideas off their peers. By this stage students will use their own tools.
LEADLIGHTING - Beginners - Thursday 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Learn the basics of this centuries old art form. Tools are provided to use during beginner classes. You will be instructed in glass cutting, soldering, lead lighting, copper foiling and etching. Intake for the Beginners Leadlight course is Term 1 & Term 3. This activity will enhance your creativity, teach you patience and refine your attention to detail
POTTERY Morning - Tuesday 8.30am - 11.30am
Learn a range of basic techniques, including slip casting, press moulding, hand and wheel work, glaze decoration and Raku firing.
POTTERY Afternoon - Tuesday 1.30pm - 4.30pm
Learn a range of basic techniques, including slip casting, press moulding, hand and wheel work, glaze decoration and firing.
PYROGRAPHY for BEGINNERS - Tuesday 9.30am - 11.30am
Pyrography is the art of wood burning. It is a 6 month course by the end of which you will be conversant with all aspects of the art form. You will learn on 'top of the range' Razortip machines with fixed nib pens on cost effective plywood. Once mastered no raw timer item will need to look boring again. You
will have access to artists' quality colouring materials, books on the subject plus free patterns. Come and join the fun.
SEWING CIRCLE - Wednesday 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Members will do their own projects and assist each other as much as possible. The group will have a facilitator to organise necessary business. Guest Tutors may be invited in from time to time to teach new skills.
TATTING - Thursday - 9.30 - 11.00
Tatting is lace making using a shuttle and thread. We will learn to make rings and chains, techniques to expand the range of possible objects and how to translate instructions into actions.
WOOD TURNING - Monday - 9.30am - 11.30am
Beginner to Intermediate standard. Learn how to turn timber into practical items and artistic pieces on modern wood lathes in a friendly environment.
Learn the difference between different lathes, how to select the correct method for holding the timber securely to the lathe and tool selection. Also learn how to sharpen and maintain the tools you use. Guest consultant Keith Gwynne will be available to advise on advanced techniques.