Creative Workshops


Finishing Touches - Decoupage & Gilding
10.30am - 1pm- £50

 Dates:     28th March

Join us to learn how to add those decorative finishing touches to your projects. We’ll learn how to decoupage, the art of applying decorative paper to give new life to a piece of furniture or household object. We’ll also explore the fabulous finishes you can achieve with gilding, applying very thin sheets of metallic to create a regal look too.

Project Paint & Play Day

Half Day – AM – 10am to 12.30pm £35     19th Jan  –  16th Feb  –  26th April –  24th May    (Click date to book)

Half Day – PM – 1pm to 3.30pm £35         19th Jan  – 16th Feb  –  26th April  – 24th May     (Click date to book)

Full Day – 10am to 3.30pm £60                 19th Jan –  16th Feb  – 26th April   – 24th May   (Click date to book) 

Annie Sloan Workshops. Join us in our workshop & work on a  small project, meet other creative folk, share ideas or master techniques. For those who have attended our Annie Sloan techniques workshops or used this chalk paint. A supervised session, but not tutor led. You will have access to brushes, waxes & simple tools, as well as being able to sample paint colours. You will need to bring or purchase paint to complete your project. 

Paint Your Project - 2 & 1/4 hours - 1.45pm to 4pm - £35

Dates:  19th Jan –    15th Feb  –  25th April  –  23rd May   (Click date to book)

This is an add-on, supervised workshop, for those attending Techniques 1

Ideal if you have a piece you are yet to get started & need encouragement, help or inspiration or you don’t have space at home to work on your project.

If you can carry it into our workshop, you’ll be welcome to work on it in our workshop.

You will have access to all materials, brushes, waxes and basic tools you need. Our Annie Sloan trained expert will be on hand to help you along the way too.

Note: We highly recommend that you have previously attended one of our Annie Sloan techniques courses.

Mindful Monday Make & Take - 10.30am - 1pm- £35

Dates: 27th Jan  –  24th Feb30th Mar27th Apr  1st Jun  – 29th June   (Click date to book)

Join us for some mindful creativity. Each session will provide the opportunity to try new techniques or complete a new project to take home. General tools and materials will be made available and inclusive of session price ( see note below). However, you are also most welcome to come along with your own small projects and join our group for simple creative interactivity. 

NOTE: there will be different creative options available each session. Occasionally, there will be a small supplement for specific project pieces or materials. 

Chair Makeover - 10am - 4.30pm- £145

Dates:  1st Feb  –  27th June  (Click date to book)

This is a full days course where you will learn how to reupholster a drop-in seat style chair (provided) using a beautiful fabric from our selection, as well as giving it your own style of chalk paint finish. All materials, including the chair are provided. At the end of this full day you will have some invaluable skills and a brand new chair.  The cost of this full day workshop is £145 per person and includes all the materials you will need including the chair and fabric as well as refreshments & simple lunch.  If you have a chair or fabric that you would prefer to use please contact us and we can adjust the price accordingly. 

Finishing Touches Part 2 - 10.30am - 12.30pm- £45

Dates:  2020 dates coming soon  (Click date to book)

Come & master new techniques using coloured wax, gilding wax & leaf foiling for those refined, ultra stylish finishing touches to your painted pieces.

Ideal that you have completed the Annie Sloan Techniques 1 course – but not essential, especially if you have used chalk paint previously or confident painter.

TBA - 10.30am - 1.30pm- £75

Dates:  24th October  (Click date to book)

During this fun workshop you’ll get creative utilising stencils & blocks to print on a variety of diffeent medium. All materials, are included. The workshop is £75 per person and includes all the materials you will need including at least two peices you will be able to take home. If you would like to bring an item or two of your own with you, please just ensure you can easily carry & transport them and they will fit onto our workshop table top. 

Cancellations/Amendments – No refund will be offered should you wish to cancel your course within 14 days. Date amendments may be accommodated more than 30 days in advance.

Amendments within 14 days of the course, will only be considered an amendment if we can fill your place, otherwise it will be considered a cancellation and no refund will be possible. If we have to cancel the course for any unforeseen reason an alternative date will be offered or a full refund will be given.