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The Workshop is a creative place; a practical place; a social place; a lovely place and a truly inspirational place! With the widest range of craft classes and day workshops in North Yorkshire on offer - there will be an activity you'll enjoy

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New Classes and Workshops

Batik and WritingWe're always trying to bring you new and exciting things to do here at The Workshop. So far this year we've introduced Flower Arranging and Digital Photography as well as re-running one or two favourites from last year, such as Rope Knotting (coming up in October)

We're very pleased to say we've got a couple of other brand new ones to add to the list that will hopefully inspire you to come along and try something new!

Firstly we have a Batik workshop coming up on Saturday 5th September with the very talented Heather Gatt showing how to master the art of wax-resisting dyeing applied to a base cloth

Following on from that we have the very talented Wendy Pratt here to do a 6-week Creative Writing course, starting on Thursday 10th September, where participants will be guided along towards writing a short story

If you are a keen artist or budding writer then these 2 new events are perfect for you! Full details of all these are now on the Classes and Workshops pages 


Chrissy's Workshops

ThingsCome and spend a day being Creative!

We know a lot of you are unable to come to our Saturday full-day workshops as you work at the weekend

We've therefore decided to put on Chrissy's Workshops on Mondays and Fridays so that you can come along (10am to 4pm) and have a full day being creative

With Chrissy guiding you all the way you could makeover a piece of furniture, decoupage an object (maybe a mirror or a bathroom cabinet) or even spend the day learning how to make a mosaic - the choice is yours!

The cost is £45 for the full day plus the cost of materials used. The next Craft Day where we have spare places is on Friday 11th September 2015

If you'd like to come along ring us on 01723 859060 or you can

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The Lovely Things People Say...

"The whole experience was fantastic! The place, the teacher, the ideas. A really great confidence builder"
(Painting Furniture) -Caroline Brumby

"Great fun, Something completely different to lose myself in. Very informal, very relaxing"
(Art) - Richard Grunwell

"The tuition is superb and exceeded my expectations. Never has time passed so swiftly!"
(Upholstery) - Janet Martin

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