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WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


Starts: Monday, 21 October 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 23 October 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 13

Tutor: Sarah Rakestraw

Join Sarah Rakestraw and Sue Hinde from Golden Hinde for this passing thread course. Passing thread is one of the mainstay threads used with Goldwork. In this beginner to masterclass course we will... Read More

WI Member: £445.00

Non Member: £485.00


Starts: Monday, 21 October 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 23 October 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 11

Tutor: Anna Steven

Chiswick House is one of the most glorious examples of 18th Century Neo-Palladian British architecture, a unique collaboration between Lord Burlington and his protégé William Kent, and Osterley... Read More

WI Member: £400.00

Non Member: £440.00


Starts: Monday, 21 October 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 23 October 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

(1 other date available)

Tutor: Melanie Blaikie

Gathering inspiration from the beautiful Denman gardens we’ll use leaves, flowers, seeds and natural materials to create patterns, textures and unique designs in real silver. Explore techniques... Read More

WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


Starts: Monday, 21 October 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 23 October 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 6

(1 other date available)

Tutor: Richard Partridge

An introduction to playing the ukulele. Students will be shown all the rudiments of playing the instrument: how to tune it, the most common chords used to accompany a host of well-known songs, simple... Read More

WI Member: £490.00

Non Member: £540.00


Starts: Monday, 21 October 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Thursday, 24 October 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

Tutor: Jonathan Newey

This is a course that will show you how to paint autumnal landscapes with watercolour paint. Using photos supplied by the tutor you will be shown how to paint autumn trees, skies and buildings in the... Read More

WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


Starts: Monday, 21 October 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Thursday, 24 October 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

Tutor: Joanna Pout

President Emmanuel Macron has announced that the Bayeux Tapestry will be loaned to Britain for public display - the first time the tapestry has left France for 950 years.  In this project we will be... Read More

WI Member 1 Adult 1 Child: £95.00

Non Member 1 Adult 1 Child: £115.00

WI Member 1 Adult 2 Children: £125.00

Non Member 1 Adult 2 Children: £145.00

WI Member 1 Adult 3 Children: £155.00

Non Member 1 Adult 3 Children: £175.00


Starts: Tuesday, 22 October 2019 at 10:00AM
Ends: Tuesday, 22 October 2019 at 4:30PM
Available spaces: 0

(1 other date available)

Tutor: Ana Dores

Enjoy a day of baking spooky creations for Halloween next week during the half term break! This course is aimed at 6-12 year olds, however all ages are welcome. Parent/Guardian participation.

WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


Starts: Wednesday, 23 October 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Friday, 25 October 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

Tutor: Christine Eady

This course combines measuring and some sewing. Bring along a favourite commercial pattern and learn how to check the key points of the pattern and adjust them to your personal measurements and... Read More

WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


Starts: Wednesday, 23 October 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Friday, 25 October 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 7

Tutor: Roz Wates

This is a mosaic making course for beginners and experienced mosaicists. Beginners can learn basic techniques and construct a mosaic that they’ve designed themselves. More advanced learners can... Read More

WI Member: £150.00

WI Non Member: £170.00


Starts: Friday, 25 October 2019 at 10:00AM
Ends: Friday, 25 October 2019 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 7

Tutor: Debrah Martin

What do you do with your novel once the first draft is complete? Here’s the secret… This course covers how to edit your novel, and what to look for in the editing process. It introduces... Read More

WI Member: £150.00

Non Member: £170.00


Starts: Monday, 28 October 2019 at 10:00AM
Ends: Monday, 28 October 2019 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 2

(1 other date available)

Tutor: Anna Conti

Great fun! Make your own beautiful light catchers, stars, Christmas trees, candle stands and angels to hang on your tree or stand by your window. Some items can be displayed throughout the year.... Read More

WI Member: £400.00

Non Member: £440.00


Starts: Monday, 28 October 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 30 October 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

(1 other date available)

Tutor: Linda Parkhouse

You will begin by learning how to warp up the loom and then start creating your very own unique shoulder bag to take home with you. Soon you will be enjoying the gentle and therapeutic craft of... Read More

WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


Starts: Monday, 28 October 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 30 October 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 7

Tutor: Chrissie Hall

As we hunker down for shorter days and long dark winter nights we’re more likely to feel down as SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) saps our energy and make us feel sluggish.  But research tells us... Read More

WI Member 1 Adult 1 Child: £95.00

Non Member 1 Adult 1 Child: £115.00

WI Member 1 Adult 2 Children: £125.00

Non Member 1 Adult 2 Children: £145.00

WI Member 1 Adult 3 Children: £155.00

Non Member 1 Adult 3 Children: £175.00


Starts: Tuesday, 29 October 2019 at 10:00AM
Ends: Tuesday, 29 October 2019 at 4:30PM
Available spaces: 3

(1 other date available)

Tutor: Ana Dores

Enjoy a day of baking spooky creations for Halloween next week during the half term break! This course is aimed at 6-12 year olds, however all ages are welcome. Parent/Guardian participation.

WI Member: £150.00

Non Member: £170.00


Starts: Wednesday, 30 October 2019 at 10:00AM
Ends: Wednesday, 30 October 2019 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 6

(1 other date available)

Tutor: Charles Ash

Spoon carving is a fantastic way to learn the basics of green wood carving. At the end of the day you will have made your own spoon to use and show your friends. The day starts with a single log.... Read More

WI Members: £400.00

Non Member: £440.00


Starts: Wednesday, 30 October 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Friday, 01 November 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 2

(4 other dates available)

Tutor: Louise Talbot

Join farmer's wife and cheese maker Louise Talbot for a fascinating course in making cheese at home. Louise will show you how to make a range of soft cheeses using domestic kitchen utensils and cover... Read More

WI Member: £560.00

Non Member: £610.00


Starts: Thursday, 31 October 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Sunday, 03 November 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

Tutor: Jessica Feinstein

The National Archives is full of documents and records that will help you research your family history. Some of them can be seen online, but most of them require a visit to Kew. Although it is free... Read More

WI Member: £490.00

Non Member: £540.00


Starts: Thursday, 31 October 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Sunday, 03 November 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

(1 other date available)

Tutor: Pat Lumsdale

Learn the basics of patchwork and quilting including mosaic work, simple block making and the quilt as you go method of construction. You will make a comprehensive set of samples by hand and machine.... Read More

WI Member: £150.00

Non Member: £170.00


Starts: Friday, 01 November 2019 at 10:00AM
Ends: Friday, 01 November 2019 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 9

(2 other dates available)

Tutor: Melanie Blaikie

Whatever your subject, right now, there are lots of exciting and rewarding opportunities for confident, creative tutors. Craft clubs, colleges and arts venues are looking for inspirational teachers... Read More

WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


Starts: Friday, 01 November 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Sunday, 03 November 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

Tutor: Lindy Zubairy

Get hooked on crochet, the creative yarn craft which is quicker than knitting and has a huge range of possibilities. We will cover all the basic stitches, iron out all your ‘beginners issues’,... Read More

WI Member: £400.00

Non Member: £440.00


Starts: Friday, 01 November 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Sunday, 03 November 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 1

(1 other date available)

Tutor: Kelly Mauger

Join Kelly for a cake baking and decorating course using traditional and contemporary techniques to create two modern masterpieces, including an American chocolate fudge cake covered in a seamless... Read More

WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


Starts: Friday, 01 November 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Sunday, 03 November 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

(1 other date available)

Tutor: Liz Dixon

During the course, students will create 3-4 mixed media textural canvases using recycled materials & Powertex art products.We will cover a number of techniques including creating background... Read More

WI Member: £400.00

Non Member: £440.00


Starts: Friday, 01 November 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Sunday, 03 November 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

(2 other dates available)

Tutor: Melanie Blaikie

  Enjoy an adventure in silver with one of the UK’s foremost teachers and this exciting and innovative new form of pure silver. Learn easy techniques to design and create real silver jewellery... Read More

WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


Starts: Monday, 04 November 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 06 November 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 15

Tutor: Trish Zachariah and Paula Bray

Trish and Paula will teach you this very fresh and delicate technique, using opalescent paints, pencils, mixed media and  embroidery. You will create individual hand stitched nature elements... Read More

WI Member: £445.00

Non Member: £485.00


Starts: Monday, 04 November 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 06 November 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 15

Tutor: Anna Steven

An exploration of the history, inspiration and craftsmanship found in many of our magnificent country houses. Visits will be made to the gloriously renovated 78 Derngate, Northampton, a delightful... Read More