31/08/2017 - 30/06/2018
Various venues, Worthing
Until summer 2018
See feature for details.
Phone 01903 221448 or visit worthingmuseum.co.uk.
13/01/2018 - 14/04/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bookbinding and Conservation Workshops
The Keep Archives, The Keep, Woollards Way, Brighton
Saturdays January 13, February 10, March 10 and April 14, 10am-4pm
£80 per session/£300 for all four sessions. Booking required
Learn and perfect traditional methods of bookbinding, repair and conservation under the guidance of The Keep’s conservator Melissa Williams. Participants can choose their project, from repairing your own books to creating something new, and there’s an opportunity to try anything from a simple case-binding to more sophisticated stitching designs and finishes, such as gold-leaf tooling. Suitable for beginners or those with more advanced skills. A toolkit can be purchased for £25. Bring your own lunch.
Phone 01273 482349 or visit thekeep.info.
18/01/2018 - 07/07/2018
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Make a Leather Journal/Artist’s Sketchbook
22 Westhampnett Road, Chichester
Thursday January 18, Tuesday February 13, Saturday March 17, Friday April 13, Thursday May 31 and Saturday July 7, 10am-4.30pm
Professional artist and presentation specialist Lynne Friel teaches how to use straightforward bookbinding and leather working skills to make two unique journals. In the morning, participants will master the basic skills by making a single A6 book, and in the afternoon they will make an A5 journal with space for pens or pencils. All materials are included in the price.
27/01/2018 - 24/02/2018
Introduction to Sustainable Beekeeping in Two Months
3 Shawpits Cottages, Mill Lane, Hellingly, Hailsham
Saturdays January 27, February 10 and February 24
Learn how to keep bees on a small scale on this course, run by Wayward Bee, which explains how a hive works, how to keep bees happy and healthy, what type of hive, where to site a hive, swarming, equipment, costs and plants for the bees.
Phone 01323 842253 or visit craftcourses.com.
30/01/2018 - 26/03/2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Beginner Quilting and Patchwork Course
The Old School, School Lane, Storrington
Tuesdays January 30-March 26, 9.30am-12.30pm
Run by Ann Till at South Downs Quilt Workshops, this eight-part course introduces the basics of patchwork and quilting, with an emphasis on the learning of the techniques rather than the end product. Using a sewing machine, participants will look at new blocks, colour choices, different cutting techniques and other aspects of the construction process.
Phone 01903 745625 or visit southdownsquilter.wordpress.com.
03/02/2018 - 01/12/2018
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
45 South Street, Tarring, Worthing
Saturdays February 3, April 7, June9, October 6 and December 1 (one-day course), 10am-3.30pm
Tutor Tricia Johnson, of Art With Trica, gives one-to-one support as she teaches a one-day course suitable for beginners through to advanced students. There will be advice on drawing and measuring techniques, as well as exploring different art forms.
Phone 07794 655368 or visit triciajohnson.wixsite.com.
03/02/2018 - 17/03/2018
Fused Glass Taster Course
Link Hill, Vines Cross Road, Horam, Heathfield
Saturdays February 3, February 24 and March 17, 10am-4pm
Sharon Knox, of Hot Fusion Glass, runs these one-day taster courses to learn the craft of fused glass, which has been fired in a kiln at high temperatures. Methods involve stacking or layering thin sheets, rods and powders of glass, sometimes using different colours to create patterns or images. The stack is placed inside the kiln until the separate pieces bond. The unique shapes created can then be crafted into anything from jewellery to wall art. All glass materials, breakfast, lunch and drinks are included in the price.
Phone 01293 851415 or visit craftcourses.com.
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Hawth, Hawth Avenue, Crawley
Saturday February 17, 1pm-5pm
Tickets £15 per session
Natalie O’Shea, a papercrafter who was previously the editor of five UK papercrafting magazines, teaches how to make handmade greeting cards in this class. All materials are provided.
Phone 01293 553636 or visit parkwoodtheatres.co.uk.
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