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Autumn Art Workshops £75-£25

Admin | 06 Oct 2023

At the Art House with think that art is integral to living a healthy and thriving life. It helps bring us together, process our feelings, and gives us space in our heads away from all the noise that clamours to distract. 

No one should be left out. That's why we are pleased to offer a wide variety of experiences this Autumn for any ability or budget.

Many of these themed workshops are perfect to bring a confident younger person to so why not treat a young person in your life and spend a Friday evening or Saturday morning making something together?



Hand-Coloured Lino Print Workshop // 10.00-16.30 // Saturday 4 November // Gerard Hobson // £75

Create and print a winter scene with lino and hand-colour to make the ideal Christmas gift or art for your wall. You will design, print and hand colour a number of Lino prints which you will take home with you. This workshop is only suitable for those who have had some previous experience of making a Lino print. All materials will be provided.

Spinning Workshop // 10.00-16.00 // Saturday 25 November // Dee Sayce // £70

Make your own yarn using the ancient craft of spinning, this is a satisfying way to create your own colourful and textured yarn to use in knitting, crochet or textile craft projects.

Rag Rug Making Workshop // 10.30-16.00 // Saturday 9 December // Dee Sayce // £70

Learn how to make your own rag rug using traditional hooking and prodding techniques. Explore how to make rag rugs with recycled fabric on a backing cloth of hessian or sisal, create different effects using a variety of rag rug tools and techniques. During the workshop you will be assisted with designing and make a start to create your own small rag rug, seat pad or cushion.

Indigo Tie Dyeing Workshop // 10.00-16.00 // Saturday 16 December // Dee Sayce // £70

Learn how to dye fabric a natural blue colour with an indigo dye vat. We will use natural extract from the indigo plant which is native to the tropics, notably the Indian Subcontinent. Suitable for all abilities, all equipment and are materials provided. Wear clothes that you don't mind getting messy, or bring an apron. You are welcome to bring a small amount of white clean fabric, yarn or fleece to add to the indigo dye vat.

Burlesque Life Drawing All Day // 09.15-15.45 // Saturday 14 or 28 October // Craww aka Shaun Friend // £69

A unique chance to work with professional burlesque artists in all their feathers and sequins. This is a two-session all day workshop.

Shadow Puppet Workshop // 10.00-16.30 // Saturday 18 November // Colette Cameron // £65

A workshop for the whole family from age 7 - 70 years

Make a story, create characters, build scenery and direct your own show!

A fantastic, fun day which takes you through the stages of Shadow Puppet craft beginning with designing and building your own character with moving parts. Learn how to move your puppet so that it comes alive on the screen, and develop an adventure story along with supporting characters, props and even sound effects. By the end of the day we all get sit back and enjoy everyone's unique creations as they perform 

Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer.

Porcelain Jewellery // 18.00-20.30 // Friday 3 November // Natalie Rogerson // £60

Make a pair of earrings or a brooch from the finest Audrey Blackman porcelain in a range of beautiful colours. Your work will be high-fired and sterling silver fittings will be available to complete the look.
A sophisticated gift, ready by early December.


Burlesque Life Drawing Half Day // 09.15-12.15 or 13.45-15.45 // Saturday 14 or 28 October // Craww aka Shaun Friend // £45

A unique chance to work with professional burlesque artists in all their feathers and sequins. This is a two-session all day workshop.

Meeting, Befriending, And Transforming Your Inner Critic // 10.00-12.30 // Saturday 11 November // Colette Cameron // £45

A creative workshop which explores the psychology of what holds us back creatively. For anyone who has wanted to do more painting or drawing or writing and has found it surprisingly hard to get started!

Christmas Theme Mosaic Workshop // 10.00-12.30 // Friday 1 December // Diana Storey // £35

Come and have a creative day making a beautiful mosaic decoration. Choose from an Angel , a Star , a Tree or a Robin. A day of learning the techniques of mosaic using specific tools and choosing from a huge range of materials to create a piece of mosaic art.

Mixed Media Christmas Decorations // 10.00-12.30 // Saturday 2 December // Lisa Goddard // £35

May your days be merry and bright with these lovely little star decorations. Perfect for the Christmas tree or as a beautiful gift to a loved one. Using a mix of materials these decorations are both beautiful and fun to make. They’ll look lovely hanging on your Christmas tree, You can even personalise them for your friends and family

Sketch Club // 10.00-12.00 // Saturday 14 or 21 October // Tim Bye // £30

Welcome to Sketch Club! This is drawing with an emphasis on relaxation and fun through mark-making! Drawing together (pun intended!) you will have room to explore ideas; try out new styles; and have space to sketch and scribble in a light-hearted and friendly atmosphere. 

Halloween and Samhain Celebration Lanterns // 18.00-20.30 // Friday 27 October // Colette Cameron // £25

Make paper lanterns that illuminate your unique images to decorate your home and mark the season. 

Lino Printing Christmas Cards, Gift Tags, & Wrapping Paper // 18.00-20.30 // Friday 8 December // Colette Cameron // £25

A fun and festive workshop giving you the tools and techniques to make your own lino stamp which you can use on gift tags, wrapping paper and cards.

Lino Printing Canvas Tote Bags // 18.00-20.30 // Friday 15 December // Colette Cameron // £25

Design and print your own canvas tote bag and create a unique gift for someone special.

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