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WI Member: £125.00

Non Member: £145.00


Starts: Friday, 23 August 2019 at 10:00AM
Ends: Friday, 23 August 2019 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 0

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 using... Read More

WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


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

Tutor: Chrissie Hall

Writing your life story is a wonderful reflective and enjoyable occupation. This course is designed to give you the help and inspiration you need to plan, write and organise your own unique life... Read More

WI Member: £400.00

Non Member: £440.00


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

(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 clotted cream, plus a range of hard cheeses, including cheddar... Read More

WI Member: £330.00

Non Member: £370.00


Starts: Friday, 23 August 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Sunday, 25 August 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 3

Tutor: Liz Dixon

During the course, students will create a beautiful & unique fairy house from recycled textiles & Powertex art products, suitable for outdoor display once dry. We will cover a number of... Read More

WI Member: £400.00

Non Member: £440.00


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

Tutor: Melanie Blaikie

Been on a silver clay course before, at Denman or elsewhere? Want to expand your skills? Join one of the UK’s foremost teachers for more adventures in silver. You’ll learn new techniques such as... Read More

WI Member: £560.00

Non Member: £610.00


Starts: Tuesday, 27 August 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Friday, 30 August 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 7

Tutor: John Harris and Christine Booth

We enjoy two contrasting walks in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Beauty along the valleys of the river Cherwell and the upper Windrush. There will be ample opportunity to learn more about the... Read More

WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


Starts: Tuesday, 27 August 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Thursday, 29 August 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 2

Tutor: Jan Cadman

Enjoy using those leftover fabrics that you treasure.  Cut them, layer, twist, stitch, sandwich and sew in imaginative ways to create a new fabric and then a one off accessory.  Have fun sharing... Read More

WI Member: £490.00

Non Member: £540.00


Starts: Tuesday, 27 August 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Friday, 30 August 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 2

Tutor: Anna Conti

A great introduction to making lampshades.
 You will choose a design or draw your own and decide on your colour scheme. Working with beautiful coloured and textured glass, you will build a four... Read More

WI Member: £45.00

Non Member: £50.00


Starts: Tuesday, 27 August 2019 at 6:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 27 August 2019 at 8:00PM
Available spaces: 9

(1 other date available)

Tutor: Kelly Mauger

Join Kelly to master the art of making a perfect 'French' meringue and learn the elusive technique of how to colour the outside of your meringues with your choice of colouring to make a delicious... Read More

WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


Starts: Wednesday, 28 August 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Friday, 30 August 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 2

Tutor: Sue Klemencic

Coloured pencils are often overlooked as a drawing medium, but they do offer an opportunity to create a soft painterly image if used in a sensitive way. A selection of photos of landscape and gardens... Read More

WI Member: £375.00

Non Member: £410.00


Starts: Wednesday, 28 August 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Friday, 30 August 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 10

Tutor: Mariella Bliss

Mariella Bliss has been successfully baking and selling focaccia and ciabatta for over ten years. Come and learn the secret of Italian bread making using a biga starter or handling a very wet dough... Read More

WI Member: £300.00

Non Member: £340.00


Starts: Wednesday, 28 August 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Friday, 30 August 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 9

Tutor: Diana Vernon

This course will teach you how to work the techniques of shadow work and quilting using a tambour hook. You will be working on transparent organza, and embellishing the design with beads. Some... Read More

WI Member: £490.00

Non Member: £540.00


Starts: Thursday, 29 August 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Sunday, 01 September 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 8

Tutor: Pat Lumsdale

Use two charm packs to make a stunning little quick quilt. Charm packs usually have 40 5" squares of different fabrics in pattern, colour and tone. Look out for good deals online or at craft shows,... Read More

WI Member: £330.00

Non Member: £370.00


Starts: Friday, 30 August 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Sunday, 01 September 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 9

Tutor: Diana Vernon

This course is suitable for students who have completed the Level 1 course, or equivalent and will teach you how to combine wiring with tambour. You will learn how to couch down a wire using the... Read More

WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


Starts: Friday, 30 August 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Sunday, 01 September 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 8

Tutor: Sue Pearl

A really fun course where you can create your favourite pussy cat in wool using the needle felting technique. Long or short haired cats are all welcome. Bring along some photos and felt away. Makes a... Read More

WI Member: £400.00

Non Member: £440.00


Starts: Friday, 30 August 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Sunday, 01 September 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 1

Tutor: Ashley Keen

Are you or a family member vegetarian? Love to have dinner parties but do not want to cook two different meals? Let us introduce you to an array of exciting, modern vegetarian meals. Even the... Read More

WI Member: £330.00

Non Member: £370.00


Starts: Friday, 30 August 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Monday, 02 September 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

Tutor: Alan Baker

Reinvigorate your lifestyle and feel better in yourself, for a healthier mindset and body. Cultivate good health in everyday activities, from looking at our posture when we sit, stand and walk to how... Read More

WI Member: £400.00

Non Member: £440.00


Starts: Friday, 30 August 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Sunday, 01 September 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

(1 other date available)

Tutor: Shirley Eccles

This workshop will give you an introduction to glass fusing and slumping techniques and you will aspire to complete four projects during your visit to Denman. You will learn about different glass... Read More

WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


Starts: Sunday, 01 September 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 03 September 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 10

(1 other date available)

Tutor: David Nicholls

Gothic, or Black Letter, is a very bold, straight and upright hand. It is very regular and sometimes produces a ‘picket fence’ effect due to its strong vertical lines. Surprisingly it is not too... Read More

WI Member: £325.00

Non Member: £365.00


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

Tutor: Peter Lawrence

Part of the war effort during WWII was conducted in secret and remained so until relatively recently. During this course you will visit Bletchley Park, where the secret work of the code breakers took... Read More

WI Member: £445.00

Non Member: £505.00


Starts: Sunday, 01 September 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 04 September 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 8

Tutor: Jude Karnon

Setting a beautiful gemstone in a piece of jewellery is incredibly rewarding. Jude will guide you step by step to create a bezel setting for a ring or pendant. You will choose from a collection of... Read More

WI Member: £445.00

Non Member: £485.00


Starts: Monday, 02 September 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 04 September 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

(1 other date available)

Tutor: Anna Steven

Explore the history and development of Oxford college gardens from their monastic foundations to the glories we see today. From tantalising glimpses of gardens experienced by Alice as she fell... Read More

WI Member: £705.00

Non Member: £765.00


Starts: Monday, 02 September 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Friday, 06 September 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

Tutor: Hazel Jones

Georgian Miscellany Part 2 explores the realities of the Georgians' daily lives through a fascinating glimpse into their families and houses, their sports and pastimes, their education and... Read More

WI Member: £360.00

Non Member: £400.00


Starts: Monday, 02 September 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 04 September 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

Tutor: Christine Eady

This course combines an introduction to pattern cutting and sewing. Design your own six panel skirt in a fabric of your choice.  You will learn how to construct a simple pattern using your own... Read More

WI Member: £375.00

Non Member: £410.00


Starts: Monday, 02 September 2019 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 04 September 2019 at 1:00PM
Available spaces: 0

Tutor: Jill Arthur

Join Jill on a baking masterclass as she incorporates seasonal fruits and vegetables into some of your favourite or soon to be favourite bakes. Covering an array of cakes, doughs, biscuits and... Read More