Art & Craft Courses


The Secret Artist

Art sessions led by mixed media artist Leigh Cripps are for small groups. They are suitable for beginners, improvers or anyone who wishes to learn how to draw and paint.

Price £22, bring your own materials.

Please contact Leigh direct for details and to book a place.

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Coloured Pencil Sessions

Regular monthly sessions held on a Saturday 10am – 1pm

Linda Hampson will be leading these three hour sessions on coloured pencil drawing, suitable for complete beginners or those who have used this medium before.

Price £15, provide your own materials, a list will be provided when you book.

These sessions are fully booked at present. Please contact Mary if you wish to be added to the waiting list.

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Introducing Stained Glass Copper Foil Work

Saturday 1st June 10am – 4pm

This course is led by Kate Doig from Firewolf Glass. The stained glass copper foil technique is used for pieces inside the home i.e. mirrors, lampshades (Tiffany) and sun catchers.

Price £60, materials provided.

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An Introduction to Making Books

Saturday 22nd June 10am – 4pm

This course is lead by artist book maker Nina Gronw-Lewis, who will show you three different techniques for making books.

Price £60, materials provided.

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Slow Stitch – Books

Thursday 18th July 10am – 1pm

Our fast pace of life and throwaway society has rekindled an interest in slow stitch. Slow stitch sessions with Helen Layfield are a great way to relax and unwind.

Price £15, materials provided, or bring your own to use and share.

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Art and Crafts with Claire Jeanes

Tuesday 23rd July 9.30am – 12.30pm  Taster Session

Claire Jeanes will be tutoring a range of art and craft sessions once a month starting in September. Join this Taster Session to get a flavour of what is to come.

Price £18, materials provided.

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Mosaics – Inside and Out

Saturday 27th July 10am – 4pm

Stable Arts welcomes back Linda Green to run another mosaics workshop. You will have the opportunity to learn the techniques and materials used for interior or exterior mosaics….. it will be your choice!

Price £60, materials provided

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Wire and Mixed Media Sculpture

Saturday 12th October 10am – 4pm

Stable Arts is delighted to welcome back Melanie Deegan to run another workshop, after the success of last year’s course.

Price £65, materials provided.

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Wooden Spoon Carving

Saturday 2nd November 10am – 4pm

This will be Peter Collins’ first visit to Stable Arts to run this Wooden Spoon Making course. I’m sure with his love of wood he will find the time to look at  Nynehead Court’s fine selection of trees and the pinetum.

Price £65, materials provided and use of tools.

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All our tutors are professional artists and craftspeople with experience of running workshops and courses.

Stable Arts reserve the right to postpone or cancel courses at short notice.

We welcome inquiries for private and group bookings , and can accommodate up to a maximum of  10 people depending upon the workshop/course  chosen. Further details on request.