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Events organised by Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke Cycle Cafe

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12 May · 12 Aug · 7 Nov ‘18 »
Sat 12 May · Sun 12 Aug · 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
 
24 May & 13 Nov ‘18 »
Thurs 24 May & 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
 
28 May · 24 June · 30 Nov ‘18 »
Mon 28 May · Sun 24 June · Fri 30 Nov ‘18

Make a Hare in Needle Felt

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
One of Annis's latest wonderful creations, this lovely Hare was a wonderful new workshop day for 2017.
Make a lovely 14" high Hare in a choice of either soft brown fibers or blended Herdwick greys, with a clever 'sand filled inside' so making it sit beautifully! Incls a 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
 
30 May & 22 Aug ‘18 »
Wed 30 May & Wed 22 Aug ‘18

Furniture Painting Techniques

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Under Sonja Tileard's guidance and working on simple boards you will learn the various techniques of using chalk paints including distressing and waxing techniques that will be explained,shown and practiced.
Students can then work on their own small piece of furniture such as a picture frame or a small stool, chair, tiny table etc and renovate it after lunch using the learned techniques.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke, in Cumbria's Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
1, 2, 3 June ‘18 »
Fri 1, Sat 2, Sun 3 June ‘18

Wildlife or Botanical Illustration days in Watercolours and / or Gouache

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Simon Williams will be demonstrate how to apply paint correctly in order to create the most amazing detail.
If the actual drawing of your subject is a worry you'll be glad to know that many students trace the outlines, then concentrate on applying the paint.
This course is about all aspects of correct painting techniques, not learning to draw.
Available as a 1, 2 or 3 day workshop
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops, Greystoke Cycle Cafe, The Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
6 June ‘18 »
Wed 6 June ‘18

Soft Basketry Techniques

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Join Averil for the day and learn all about soft basketry techniques, over the course of the day it will be possible to produce several containers, maybe 3 or 4 depending on your choice. A lovely relaxing, productive and 'in touch with nature' day.
Learn to weave rushes and long leaves from your garden into a variety of useful containers. Garlic baskets, a glasses cases.
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 June ‘18 »
Sat 9 June ‘18

Silver Clay Workshop - 'Inspired by Nature' . . . with Jo Dix

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Create a piece of jewellery out of art clay, a fabulous medium for making just about shape - from the simplest piece to the most organic and intricate patterns. These, once fired, turn your clay project into Fine Silver (99.9% pure) which is a higher quality that the jewellery "norm" of Sterling Silver (92.5%). All tools and equipment are provided, just bring your imagination! Book by: 8 June '18
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke, in Cumbria's Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
9, 10 June · 28, 29 July ‘18 »
Sat 9, Sun 10 June · Sat 28, Sun 29 July ‘18

Day Course in Pizza Oven Building with David Alty

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Starting with an existing plinth we will prepare, level and install the fire brick base. A brief chat about clay selection and its time to get down and dirty with shoes and socks off, treading the cob. Whilst this is going on we will make a sand former and everyone will take turns at every task. Now for the construction; forming cob loves we will cover the former to create an oven.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops, Greystoke Cycle Cafe, The Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
10 June & 14 July ‘18 »
Sun 10 June & Sat 14 July ‘18

Artisan Cheesemaking at Home with Dr Rachael Shreeve of 'Aries Dairies'

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Rachael practices true small scale Artisan cheesemaking in the Cumbrian fells. With 3 dairy sheep she's self sufficient in all dairy products; producing hard cheeses- Romano & Lancashire types, plus several soft cheeses including feta. Whatever's left goes to make butter, cream and yoghurts.
During the course you will make your own batch of soft cheese, and learn how hard cheeses are made.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke Cycle Cafe,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
13 June & 19 Aug ‘18 »
Wed 13 June & Sun 19 Aug ‘18

Creative Stictch on Canvas with Priscilla Edwards

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Using various fabrics, acrylic paints and machine stitch you will create a contemporary box canvas for your wall. During the day you will explore a range of techniques to enable you to produce a finished piece that is personal and will reflect your own ideas.
This is fantastic workshop for anyone who would like to explore a mixed media approach to stitched textiles, no experience necessary.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
 

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