Craft Workshops

What’s On -

Workshops: Knitting and Crochet | 12 August 13:00

West Berkshire Museum 1pm - 4pm, FREE In connection with their forthcoming exhibition at the museum, the Kennet Valley Weavers, Spinners and Dyers are running three workshops which are open...

Workshops: Spinning and Weaving | 19 August 13:00

West Berkshire Museum 1pm - 4pm, FREE In connection with their forthcoming exhibition at the museum, the Kennet Valley Weavers, Spinners and Dyers are running three workshops which are open...

Workshops: Braiding | 26 August 13:00

West Berkshire Museum 1pm - 4pm, FREE In connection with their forthcoming exhibition at the museum, the Kennet Valley Weavers, Spinners and Dyers are running three workshops which are open...

Workshop: Needle Felting | 08 September 10:00

Spend a day needle felting to create wonderfully colourful animals using whisper soft, un-spun sheep's wool.  You will discover hoe, working with a barbed felting needle, you can knit the...

Workshop: Create your own fascinator | 18 September 12:00

Learn how to design and create your own unique Fascinator to compliment an outfit or the theme of a wedding or event, using various millinery techniques, such as sewing, rolling,...

Workshop: Reading Old Handwriting | 22 September 10:15

Always wanted to know how to read old handwriting?  Senior Archivist, Ivonne Turnbull from Berkshire Record Office will give you an introduction to reading handwriting from the past, with practical...

Workshop: Drawing & Painting Animals and Birds | 11 October 10:00

During this workshop we will looking at examples of animal studies and paintings by well known artists such as George Stubbs, Albercht Durer and Henry Moore and then explore how...

Workshop: Pumpkin Flower Arranging | 20 October 10:00

Pumpkin flower arrangements are an elegant way to create autumnal decorations, table settings or to give as a gift. You will be provided with a pumpkin oasis and seasonal flowers....

Workshop: Preserving Family Memorabilia | 06 November 12:00

Discover how to take care of, protect and preserve cherished keepsakes, treasured documents, important family history items, collectibles, artwork and antiques. This workshop will cover several areas from how to...

Workshops: Painting Ceramic Christmas Decorations | 10 November 10:00

A brief talk about the history of the Christmas tree and its decorations followed by hands-on painting of 4 ceramic Christmas decorations of your choice out of a vast collection...

Workshop: Willow for Christmas | 01 December 10:00

In this workshop we will be making a variety of decorative willow objects (stars, wreaths, reindeer and bells) to celebrate the festive season.  Along the way we will explore different...

Workshop: Christmas Wreath Making | 05 December 10:00

Join us at this fun and create workshop and make your own festive door wreath. The wire frame, moss, seasonal foliage and selection of decorations from dried oranges, chillies and limes to...

Workshops: Painting Ceramic Christmas Decorations | 08 December 10:00

A brief talk about the history of the Christmas tree and its decorations followed by hands-on painting of 4 ceramic Christmas decorations of your choice out of a vast collection...

Workshop: Christmas Table Arrangements | 20 December 10:00

Add an extra special touch to your festive tables and join us to learn how to design and create a stunning table centre. From fresh, seasonal flowers and foliage, to...

Workshop: Picture & Photograph Mounting | 05 February 12:00

Learn to cut and decorate window mounts for your pictures and photographs. Sue will teach you how to use the correct materials, tools and techniques to make your pictures look...

Workshops: Handmade Ceramics: Clay Tile/ Brooch Printing | 10 February 13:00

Learn to roll slabs of porcelain paper clay to make individual decorative tiles and brooches. Starting with a piece of lino you will cut a simple form inspired by images...

Workshops: Handmade Ceramics: Green Man | 24 March 10:00

Come and have fun learning how to create your own garden 'Green Man' using a robust stoneware clay suitable for all weathers. You will be making and cutting a slab...

Workshops: Handmade Ceramics: Indoor Planter | 21 April 13:00

Starting with clay as the raw material you will learn to coil and strap clay and manipulate it to creating a small individual indoor planter. You will then enhance the...