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"Always a great event looked forward to with much anticipation"
Brenda Stockwell, Ashford, Kent
RHS Hyde Hall Craft Fair 22 to 25 August 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.