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"Always a great event looked forward to with much anticipation"
Brenda Stockwell, Ashford, Kent
Craft Fair RHS Wilsey 25-30 November 2014

Courses Run By Makers (contd)




Leatherwork courses using traditional hand tools and naturally tanned leather

Tanner Bates
Contact: John Hagger
Tel: 07738 634 136



One day blacksmithing course. Come to the forge and play with fire to produce a poker

Will Baker Design
Contact: Will Barker
Tel: 07595 696 746



Glorious Devon workshops. Design and create your own glass panel

Glorious Glass
Contact: Lani Shepherd
Tel: 01271 889 221

Stained glass courses - Tiffany style copper foil work and lead work course

Kingfisher Glass
Contact: Brenda Norrish

Introduction to glass fusing and stained glass courses offered

Koru Arts
Contact: Jan Simpson
Tel: 01420 560 046

Introduction to glass blowing

Contact: Martin Andrews
Tel: 01384 399 462 or 07801 233 959

Vitreus Art run stained glass classes for beginners to improvers

Vitreus Art
Contact: Mike Caddy
Tel: 07778 837 471



Create your own fabric figurine weatherproof sculpture with Susan

Susan Long Sculpture
Contact: Susan Long
Tel: 01746 785 126



Landscape photography courses - digital and film - all abilities; darkroom printing workshops

Dave Butcher Photography
Contact: Dave Butcher
Tel: 01663 733 771 or 07976 872 679

Help DSLR landscape photographers improve composition and create good images

Timothy Smith Photography
Contact: Tim Smith
Tel: 07967 404 616



Pictorial machine embroidery for the novice or more competent stitcher

Contact: Linda Miller
Tel: 01962 870 789

Millinery, feltmaking and textile jewellery courses in London and abroad.

Contact: Sabine Fouchier
Tel: 07985 292 328
E-mail: and

Felt making workshops including nuno, cobweb and resist felting techniques

Sticky Paws
Contact: Cathy Newman
Tel: 01394 412 060

Workshops for fun - recycling, making and restyling fabrics and leathers

Contact: Steve Weekes
Tel: 07807 155 661



Tuition from beginners to expert on one to one basis

Contact: Barry Badger
Tel: 01895 237 729

For full details of our events see our calendar to the left of the page.

Courses Run By Makers

Quite a few of our regular exhibitors also offer hands-on courses in their own particular discipline. The list below gives you contact information and brief details of some of the courses available.



All comers general pottery and specialised throwing courses

A Drop Of The Ocean Pottery
Contact: Mary Howard-George
Tel: 07743 668 745

Throwing, hand-building and sculpting, slip-decorating and glazing. Beginners to advanced.

Ama Menec Sculpture
Contact: Ama Menec
Tel: 07943 803 551

Day/evening classes in pottery/clay modelling and raku days

Chipstead Craft Studios
Contact: Tessa Oates
Tel: 01732 451 730

Pottery/ceramics classes that specialise in figurative and animal sculpture

Lloyd-Coombes Ceramics
Contact: Felicity Lloyd-Coombes
Tel: 07738 856 506

Throwing and handbuilding at well equipped pottery. All abilities. Experienced tutor.

North Marston Pottery
Contact: Marc Fraser
Tel: 01296 670 569

Raku courses. All glazes provided.

Contact: Tim Huckstepp
Tel: 01303 812 204

Drawing and Painting


Friendly and relaxed botanical watercolour workshops across the UK

Anna Knights Watercolours
Contact: Anna Knights
Tel: 01483 891 713

Silk painting courses. Day/half day to suit all levels.

Designer Silk
Contact: Katherine Edge
Tel: 07867 874 706

Woodcut printmaking by hand, on fine papers, in rural workshop.

Jane Mowat
Tel: 01398 361 454

Large, free-flowing, spontaneous, colourful, watercolour floral paintings with published artist

Contact: Kay Elliott
Tel: 01926 312 426

How to draw houses - pencil and pen techniques

Home Portraits 4 U Ltd
Contact: Mr Eli Ofir
Tel: 07851 791 772

Explore the magic of batik. Beginners and experienced artists are welcome.

Rosi Robinson Batik
Contact: Rosi Robison
Tel: 01825 791 266 or 07969 661 335

Water colour workshops with tutor, Wendy Lewis, Royal College of Art

Contact: Wendy Lewis
Tel: 01296 624 009

Jewellery Making


Jewellery hand making techniques specialising in anodising Niobium and Titanium

Contact: Brian Eburah
Tel: 01559 372 180

Beginners and intermediate classes in silver, enamel and aluminium jewellery

Carole Allen Jewellery
Contact: Carole Allen
Tel: 01209 715 605

One to one glass beadmaking tuition in beautiful North Devon

Contact: Carole McAllister
Tel: 01271 344 798

Jewellery, enamelling and silversmithing classes. Learn traditional and contemporary techniques. Small friendly classes.

Creatstudio Ltd
Contact: Edward Mahony
Tel: 07900 532 154

Arts Award classes for teenagers, parties for all ages and adult classes on request

Jane Tadrist
Tel: 07930 281 520

Jinks' jewellery workshop courses, for all abilities, run throughout the year

Jinks McGrath Jewellery Workshops
Contact: Jinks McGrath
Tel: 01273 890 771

Jewellery and silversmithing courses - evening classes and weekend workshops

Meon Valley Studio
Contact: Olivia Lowe
Tel: 07939 533 878

Learn to design and make sterling silver jewellery. Beginners and intermediate.

Saba Jewellery
Contact: Geraldine Murphy
Tel: +353 (01) 406 3155

Silver jewellery course where you can make your own jewellery

Contact: Tine Bladbjerg
Tel: 020 8670 6639

Silver jewellery courses in well equipped workshops in Oxford

Contact: Valerie Mead
Tel: 01865 240 809

Traditional silver jewellery courses. Also precious metal clay

Xuella Arnold Jewellery
Contact: Xuella Arnold
Tel: 01923 712 627

For full details of our events see our calendar to the left of the page.