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Creative sessions at Rufford Craft Centre

Rufford Craft Centre offers a popular, year-round, workshop programme, taught by professional artists who will inspire you to get started as a beginner or to develop your skills further as an artist.

You can choose between workshops in a variety of art and craft forms and the changing programme offers something for everyone. Workshops take place in either the Creative Learning Centre adjacent to the Gallery on the first floor, The Seminar Room situated directly off the craft centre courtyard or at the Woodland Workshop found in the country park, five minutes walk from the craft centre.

Workshop programme 

Our workshop programme offers a wide variety of different art forms to explore. Designed for those aged over 18, the vast majority of our workshops require no previous experience - just an enthusiasm to learn and have fun.

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CeramicsCeramicsBe guided by a professional ceramist and gain confidence in basic ceramic techniques. For the more experienced, it is a chance to develop and apply skills you already have.  See the results for yourself in ‘Made at Rufford’ in the...£165 per 10 week block 16/09/201410am – 12:30pm or 1pm – 3:30pm
Andrew Wynne - Batik – But Not As We Know ItBatik – But Not As We Know It!This unique workshop offers a contemporary twist to an ancient textile craft with its roots in eastern culture. Learn new techniques and be spontaneous.  The exciting workshop aims to challenge the often limited ideas about Batik as an...£5022/11/201410:30am – 4:30pm
Crochet Christmas Stocking - Nick MerrallMake a Christmas StockingGet into the Christmas spirit by making a felt Christmas stocking, then embellish it with an cuff and motif.  Choose from knit or crochet to make your original creative embellishments. The project is suitable for anyone who knows the basic knit...£50 (including materials)29/11/201410:30am – 4:30pm
CeramicsCeramicsBe guided by a professional ceramist and gain confidence in basic ceramic techniques. For the more experienced, it is a chance to develop and apply skills you already have.  See the results for yourself in ‘Made at Rufford’ in the...£135 for an 8 week block02/12/201410am – 12:30pm or 1pm – 3:30pm
Kate Bajic - Silver Earrings, Pendants and PinsSilver Earrings, Pendants and Pins‘Silver Earrings, Pendants and Pins’ workshop offers the chance to make a selection of jewellery using a range of skills and techniques.The workshop is aimed at both beginners and improvers. Kate will cover the basic health and safety...£58.00 (plus approx £15 - £18 silver costs on the day)06/12/201410:30am – 4:30pm

Bookings

To find out more details about any of the workshop and make bookings, please contact the artists directly.

Demand for our workshops is high so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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