Art & Craft Courses

Letter Carving in Stone

Saturday 23rd March 10am – 4pm

Following the success of last year’s course Rachel Gundry will be leading another course in stone carving.

Price £65, materials included.

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The Secret Artist

Regular fortnightly sessions held on a Tuesday 10am – 2pm. 

They are led by mixed media artist Leigh Cripps and 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.

Please contact Mary at Stable Arts for details and to book a place.

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Green Man Ceramic Plaque

Saturday 27th April 10am – 4pm

Continuing the garden theme, Mary Kembery will lead this workshop for you to create a green man or woman wall plaque in frost resistant clay for your garden.

Price £65, materials and firing included.

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Garden Reflections in Slow Stitch

This course has been postponed

With tutor Helen Layfield, using the beautiful gardens at Nynehead Court as your starting point you will explore the traditional techniques of Kantha, suijani and Shaskiko stitching to create a new mindful way of working with fabric and threads.

Price £45, including some materials

Slow down, unwind, relax and hand stitch.

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Introduction to Printmaking Session Two

Saturday 11th May 10am – 4pm

Share Louise Waugh’s enthusiasm for printmaking and join her Linocut course, using  two or three colour blocks.

Price £50, materials included

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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 on how to make books.

Price £60, materials provided.

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Introduction to Oil Painting

Saturday 13th July 10am  – 4pm

Using the beautiful grounds of Nynehead Court for inspiration, Caroline Macmillan-Davey will introduce you to oil painting. The course is suitable for complete beginners or for those who want some further tuition in this medium.

Price £55, provide your own materials.

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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


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.