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Events organised by Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke Cycle Cafe

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7 Oct ‘18 »
Sun 7 Oct ‘18

Blacksmith For A Day - Hooks

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Artistic Blacksmith Adrian Wood arriving with his apprentice Lee from Cleveland equipped with 4 portable blacksmithing furnaces, 8 anvils and many tools and you have the ingredients for a perfect blacksmithing day.
Adrian successfully completed his training at a
blacksmiths forge in York, after which he worked
for Brian Russell, widely regarded as one of the
finest blacksmiths in the UK.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops, Greystoke Cycle Cafe, The Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
9 Oct ‘18 »
Tues 9 Oct ‘18

The Art of Spinning - Spinning Yarns, Spinning Wheels & Drop Spindles with Marion Woolcott

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Learn about different types of sheep and their corresponding fleeces, their various merits for different uses with many samples on hand to explore.
You will then go through how to sort a fleece and how to prepare the fibres using hand carders, moving on to spinning on a drop spindle and then a spinning wheel. Finally you will learn to ply yarns and use a niddy noddy.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke, in Cumbria's Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
10 Oct ‘18 »
Wed 10 Oct ‘18

Willow Sculptures with Phil Bradley- Deer

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Phil Bradley has been running Willow days here for 10 years, a Cumbrian Willow Master growing organic willow, his courses here are amongst our most popular we run
If its warm enough we'll be working in the Tea Garden using the grass on which to be creative under Phils excellent tutoring - fresh coffee and lovely 2 course lunch inc
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
11 Oct & 21 Nov ‘18 »
Thurs 11 Oct & Wed 21 Nov ‘18

Discovering Watercolours with Margaret Jarvis

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Take a look in depth at colours, colours mixing techniques washes, shading, and brush techniques. It is the most useful place to start for those wishing to learn the basics in an enjoyable, thorough day of discovering the world of watercolours.
Even those with considerable experience say they achieve a lot in this class.
Incls 2 course Aga lunch
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops, Greystoke Cycle Cafe, The Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
6 Nov ‘18 »
Tues 6 Nov ‘18

Paper Engineering and Automata

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Join Rob for a day, gleen some of his expertise and partake in creating another of his quirky and humerous inventions.
Under his guidance you will build your very own paper model designed uniquely for this Quirky Workshop day.
Rob Ives is a hugely talented and renowned paper engineer and crafter based in Cumbria.He has has designed everything from mechanical paper flying pigs to 3D pop up car!
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops, Greystoke Cycle Cafe, The Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
7 Nov ‘18 »
Wed 7 Nov ‘18

Needlefelt your own Herdwick Doorstop

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Annis will arrive with everything you need to create and learn to carefully needlefelt the soft blended Herdwick wool mix into a soft but heavy door stop approx 8 inches long . Annis is a highly accomplished needlefelter and her work is for sale in local galleries in Cumbria .
Incl lovely 2 course Aga lunch.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops at Greystoke Cycle Cafe,
Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
8 Nov & 5 Dec ‘18 »
Thurs 8 Nov & Wed 5 Dec ‘18

Make & Upholster a Classic Footstool

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Build and Upholster your own unique beautiful footstool from scratch, using this robust purpose-built craft kit with hardwood legs and a fully fire rated seat. Build up the frame then stain, paint or wax the legs; upholster the top seat layer by layer before finishing off in your favourite fabric.

Incl lovely 2 course Aga lunch.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops, Greystoke Cycle Cafe, The Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
9 Nov ‘18 »
Fri 9 Nov ‘18

Funky Felt Slippers Day

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Marieke is a very talented and largely self-taught felt artist who happened upon the history of felt and felting whilst examining the use of wool in sustainable living and her environment workshops. She loves the fact that many fleeces now sadly discarded by farmers can be reworked through felting into something equally beautiful and useful that will last for many years so creating a further posit
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops, Greystoke Cycle Cafe, The Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
9, 15 Nov ‘18 »
Fri 9, Thurs 15 Nov ‘18

Design Block Print & Make a Lampshade and Cushion Cover in a day with Georgia WIlkinson

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Trained in surface pattern design Georgia will help you design repeat patterns, make block prints using a variety of mixed media tools & practice on paper before turning to printing up the cotton panama fabric she brings. The material will be then cured, hand rolled and carefully finished into a lampshade.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
13 Nov ‘18 »
Tues 13 Nov ‘18

Willow Sculptures with Phil Bradley- Hares

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Phil Bradley has been running Willow days here for 10 years,a Cumbrian Willow Master growing organic willow his courses here are among our most popular we run.
If it's warm enough we'll be working in the Tea Garden using the grass on which to be creative under Phil's excellent tutoring - fresh coffee and lovely 2 course lunch included.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
 

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