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Classes, courses and special events in Art, Craft, Design, Gardening, Healthwalks and more!

Classes, courses and special events in Art, Craft, Design, Gardening, Healthwalks and more!

Find your space for wellbeing in South Portslade, actually! Stay local, save your travel costs and your time. Have all your class materials and refreshments provided. Pay less to learn with Space for Wellbeing’s fully trained, professional Teachers, Artists, Designers and Horticulturalists. You choose what makes you happy with Space for Wellbeing’s inspiring classes, courses and special events to make space for your wellbeing. Create and learn in a friendly, relaxing green space.

Space for Wellbeing is all about growing your happiness!

To BOOK a course and to find out more please see the whats on section

To plan your bespoke class or event please email: marie@spaceforwellbeing.com

Read what our course attendees say about Space for Wellbeing’s courses:

‘ “Thanks again for a fantastic morning! I really enjoyed it. Thank you. Will defo be back! I look forward to hearing of future courses!” ’

Kathryn, Hove.

‘ “I am so pleased that I booked this class, I took time out of my busy life to try something new! This has allowed me to have some much needed me time. ” ’

Hannah, Portslade

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Find your space for wellbeing

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Garden for Wellbeing

The Garden for Wellbeing offers volunteering opportunities and special events throughout the year.

For more information please email in advance.

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Garden for wellbeing

Design and Plant your own Herb Garden - Three Part course

Three part course:

Tuesday 5th June 2018 1000-1230

Tuesday 12th June 2018 1000-1230

Tuesday 19th June 2018 1000-1230

Learn how to design and plant a herb garden for you to use for cooking beautiful fresh dishes and encourage wildlife too.

All materials and refreshments provided.

Please bring warm waterproof outdoor clothing, boots and gloves as this is a practical class with both outdoor and indoor activities.

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Craft for wellbeing

The Craft of the Potter: Clay Coil Pots - Three part course

Three part course:

Wednesday 6th June 2018 1000-1230

Wednesday 13th June 2018 1000-1230

Wednesday 20th June 2018 1000-1230

Explore this relaxing pottery technique with our Crafts teacher and make your own clay pots using the clay coil method. Take your pots home and plant them up with something beautiful!

All materials and refreshments provided.

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Art for wellbeing

Drawing and Painting Skyscapes - 3 part course

Three part course:

Thursday 7th June 2018 1000-1230

Thursday 14th June 2018 1000-1230

Thursday 21st June 2018 1000-1230

The Artist will help you to gain confidence in drawing and painting the ever changing skyscapes above us. Relax and take time to study the dramatic skies and explore a range of artist’s works and media and try out their techniques to produce your own masterpiece.

All materials and refreshments provided.

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Healthwalk for wellbeing

Women’s Wellbeing Sketch Walk: Community Gardens. 2.5 miles

Saturday 7th July 2018 1030

Meet in the Garden for Wellbeing at South Portslade Community Centre

Enjoy a walk with opportunities to sketch plants. Please bring a sketchbook and pencil/pen.

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Healthwalk for wellbeing

Women’s Wellbeing Sketch Walk: Hove Seafront. 2.5 miles

Saturday 4th August 2018 1030

Meet in the Garden for Wellbeing at South Portslade Community Centre

Enjoy a bracing seafront walk with opportunities to sketch the stunning coastal views. Please bring a sketchbook and pencil/pen.

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Craft for wellbeing

Pressed Flower Pictures - Three part course

Three part course:

Wednesday 1st August 2018 1000-1230

Wednesday 8th August 2018 1000-1230

Wednesday 15th August 2018 1000-1230

Join our resident Crafter and learn to create beautiful pressed flowers. Select your favourite flowers and learn this traditional craft. Take home a beautiful original pressed flower picture.

All materials and refreshments provided.

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Art for wellbeing

Drawing and Planting Summer Flowers - 3 part course

Three part course:

Thursday 2nd August 2018 1000-1230

Thursday 9th August 2018 1000-1230

Thursday 16th August 2018 1000-1230

Ever wondered how Artists draw and paint Flowers?

This course will teach you Artistic techniques using a variety of media; pencil; watercolour and more.

Gain support and encouragement from our highly qualified, knowledgeable Artist in residence, who will help you to produce your best Art work yet!

This class is suitable for all abilities and provides a relaxing and supportive creative environment for you to develop your artistic talents. Come and join us and take time for your wellbeing.

All materials and refreshments provided.

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Garden for wellbeing

Create a Nature Trail - Three Part course

Three part course:

Tuesday 7th August 2018 1000-1230

Tuesday 14th August 2018 1000-1230

Tuesday 21st August 2018 1000-1230

Join this local community project to help develop a wildlife Garden Nature Trail. Learn new skills using natural materials to weave structures, build dens and plant native flowers to make a fun trail for all ages to appreciate the Natural World.

This is an outdoor activity, perfect for the summer holidays!

All materials and refreshments provided.

Please bring warm waterproof outdoor clothing, boots and gloves as this is a practical class with both outdoor and indoor activities.

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Healthwalk for wellbeing

Women’s Wellbeing Sketch Walk: Community Gardens. 2.5 miles

Saturday 1st September 2018 1030

Meet in the Garden for Wellbeing at South Portslade Community Centre

Enjoy a walk with opportunities to sketch plants. Please bring a sketchbook and pencil/pen.

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Garden for wellbeing

Gardening 101 September

Tuesday 4th September 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to Gardening 101 with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn the basics of gardening with our resident Gardening Expert. Learn what to do in September in your garden, vegetable plot and containers. Begin your green fingered adventure into Horticulture and nurture your own space for wellbeing.

Each monthly class can be attended as a separate stand-alone class, or attend the class monthly throughout the year and gain an understanding of the full activity cycle of the Gardening Year and connect with the changing seasons.

You will learn about all things green, the particular tasks required for each month: such as making the right plant choices for your space, learning the difference between a weed and a valuable seedling, learning special pruning methods, planting techniques, protecting and maintaining your plants for the best results, preparing your soil as the seasons unfold.

Leave this class feeling energised and motivated to take home the tips and tricks from the expert and put them into action. You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

This class is mainly practical, so please bring gloves, sturdy boots and weather appropriate clothing, e.g. waterproof coat etc. If you wish to take notes of the tips and tricks during the class, a small notebook and pencil may be handy.

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Craft for wellbeing

Weave a Harvest Basket

Wednesday 5th September 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to Weave a Harvest Basket with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn the basic skills required to form a basket shape that will be really useful for picking blackberries and other harvest produce.

Our resident Crafter will show you how to weave step by step, helping you to carefully create a natural craft work of art. Weaving can be very meditative and relaxing and will give you time to nurture your own wellbeing and at the same time create a functional craft work to take home.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Craft for wellbeing

Weave a Harvest Basket - Evening

Wednesday 5th September 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to Weave a Harvest Basket with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn the basic skills required to form a basket shape that will be really useful for picking blackberries and other harvest produce.

Our resident Crafter will show you how to weave step by step, helping you to carefully create a natural craft work of art. Weaving can be very meditative and relaxing and will give you time to nurture your own wellbeing and at the same time create a functional craft work to take home.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Art for wellbeing

Painting Butterflies and Moths of Sussex

Thursday 6th September 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to Painting Butterflies and Moths of Sussex with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn the delicate painting skills required to paint the unique patterns of beautiful Butterflies and Moths.

Our resident Artist will show you how to use watercolours and pens to add those stunning details. Attend this class and you find out about our local Butterfly and Moth species and also choose to paint your favourite ones. You will be able to take home a stunning unique art work to frame and display for all to see.

Painting can be very meditative and will nurture your own wellbeing and at the same time you will be creating something beautiful to take home to share your knowledge of the local Butterflies and Moths of Sussex.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly local wildlife loving folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Art for wellbeing

Painting Butterflies and Moths of Sussex

Thursday 6th September 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to Painting Butterflies and Moths of Sussex with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn the delicate painting skills required to paint the unique patterns of beautiful Butterflies and Moths.

Our resident Artist will show you how to use watercolours and pens to add those stunning details. Attend this class and you find out about our local Butterfly and Moth species and also choose to paint your favourite ones. You will be able to take home a stunning unique art work to frame and display for all to see.

Painting can be very meditative and will nurture your own wellbeing and at the same time you will be creating something beautiful to take home to share your knowledge of the local Butterflies and Moths of Sussex.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly local wildlife loving folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Gardening Organic September

Tuesday 11th September 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to Gardening Organic with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn the principles of organic gardening with our resident Gardening Expert. Learn how to apply organic principles in your garden, vegetable plot and containers. Begin your green fingered adventure into Horticulture and nurture your own space for wellbeing.

Each monthly class can be attended as a separate stand-alone class, or attend the class monthly throughout the year and gain a complete understanding of the Organic Gardening Year and connect with the changing seasons, knowing you are making a positive contribution to greening the grey.

You will learn about the organic gardening tasks required for each month: such as making the right plant choices for your space, learning the differences between a weed which needs to be removed and a weed that could become a wonderful plant food or home to native wildlife, how to set up water conservation systems, how to attract more wildlife into your garden, how to use different propagation techniques to make new plants from the mother plant, how to protect and maintain your plants without the use of harmful chemicals for the best results and how to create sustainable organic soil and mulch as the seasons unfold.

Leave this class feeling energised and motivated to take home the tips and tricks from the expert and put them into action. You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

This class is mainly practical, so please bring gloves, sturdy boots and weather appropriate clothing, e.g. waterproof coat etc. If you wish to take notes of the tips and tricks during the class, a small notebook and pencil may be handy.

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Art for wellbeing

Painting Apples to Celebrate Apple Day

Thursday 20th September 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to Painting Apples to Celebrate Apple Day with Space for Wellbeing!

A special class to celebrate Apple Day in Stanmer Park on Sunday 23rd September.

Come and learn the tricks that Artists use to create those wonderful sphere shapes and find out how to make your paintings three dimensional. Find out how artists capture the light falling on the side of those gorgeous apples!

Our resident Artist will show you how to use pastels and watercolours to create those stunning forms. Good enough to eat! Learn how to blend colours to create the full range of reds and greens. Attend this class and you find out about our local Sussex varieties of Apples and then choose to paint your favourite ones. You will be able to take home a stunning unique art work to frame and display for all to see.

Painting can be very meditative and will nurture your own wellbeing and at the same time you will be creating something beautiful to take home to share your knowledge of Sussex varieties of Apples.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly local apple eating folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

Don’t forget to visit Apple Day in Stanmer Park on Sunday 23rd September, a great day out for everyone!

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Art for wellbeing

Painting Apples to Celebrate Apple Day - Evening

Thursday 20th September 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to Painting Apples to Celebrate Apple Day with Space for Wellbeing!

A special class to celebrate Apple Day in Stanmer Park on Sunday 23rd September.

Come and learn the tricks that Artists use to create those wonderful sphere shapes and find out how to make your paintings three dimensional. Find out how artists capture the light falling on the side of those gorgeous apples!

Our resident Artist will show you how to use pastels and watercolours to create those stunning forms. Good enough to eat! Learn how to blend colours to create the full range of reds and greens. Attend this class and you find out about our local Sussex varieties of Apples and then choose to paint your favourite ones. You will be able to take home a stunning unique art work to frame and display for all to see.

Painting can be very meditative and will nurture your own wellbeing and at the same time you will be creating something beautiful to take home to share your knowledge of Sussex varieties of Apples.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly local apple eating folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

Don’t forget to visit Apple Day in Stanmer Park on Sunday 23rd September, a great day out for everyone!

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Art for wellbeing

Painting the Harvest

Thursday 27th September 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to Painting the Harvest with Space for Wellbeing!

Draw and paint from a sumptuous Still Life of fruit and vegetables and celebrate the harvest festival.

Our resident Artist will show you how to capture the blaze of colours and unique shapes of the fruit and vegetable cornucopia. Try out pastels and watercolours to create those stunning forms and textures. Good enough to eat! Learn how to blend pastel and paint to create the full range of colours on the colour wheel. Attend this class and you will also learn how eating fruit and vegetables, with their natural dyes, their vitamins and their minerals can help to ensure our health and wellbeing. You will be able to take home a stunning unique art work to frame and display for all to see.

What better way to relax? Painting can be very meditative and will nurture your own wellbeing.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly local fruit and vegetable loving folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Art for wellbeing

Painting the Harvest - Evening

Thursday 27th September 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to Painting Apples to Celebrate Apple Day with Space for Wellbeing!

A special class to celebrate Apple Day in Stanmer Park on Sunday 23rd September.

Come and learn the tricks that Artists use to create those wonderful sphere shapes and find out how to make your paintings three dimensional. Find out how artists capture the light falling on the side of those gorgeous apples!

Our resident Artist will show you how to use pastels and watercolours to create those stunning forms. Good enough to eat! Learn how to blend colours to create the full range of reds and greens. Attend this class and you find out about our local Sussex varieties of Apples and then choose to paint your favourite ones. You will be able to take home a stunning unique art work to frame and display for all to see.

Painting can be very meditative and will nurture your own wellbeing and at the same time you will be creating something beautiful to take home to share your knowledge of Sussex varieties of Apples.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly local apple eating folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

Don’t forget to visit Apple Day in Stanmer Park on Sunday 23rd September, a great day out for everyone!

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Garden for wellbeing

Gardening 101 October

Tuesday 2nd October 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to Gardening 101 with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn the basics of gardening with our resident Gardening Expert. Learn what to do in September in your garden, vegetable plot and containers. Begin your green fingered adventure into Horticulture and nurture your own space for wellbeing.

Each monthly class can be attended as a separate stand-alone class, or attend the class monthly throughout the year and gain an understanding of the full activity cycle of the Gardening Year and connect with the changing seasons.

You will learn about all things green, the particular tasks required for each month: such as making the right plant choices for your space, learning the difference between a weed and a valuable seedling, learning special pruning methods, planting techniques, protecting and maintaining your plants for the best results, preparing your soil as the seasons unfold.

Leave this class feeling energised and motivated to take home the tips and tricks from the expert and put them into action. You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

This class is mainly practical, so please bring gloves, sturdy boots and weather appropriate clothing, e.g. waterproof coat etc. If you wish to take notes of the tips and tricks during the class, a small notebook and pencil may be handy.

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Healthwalk for wellbeing

Women’s Wellbeing Sketch Walk: Hove Seafront. 2.5 miles

Saturday 6th October 2018 1030

Meet in the Garden for Wellbeing at South Portslade Community Centre

Enjoy a bracing seafront walk with opportunities to sketch the stunning coastal views. Please bring a sketchbook and pencil/pen.

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Gardening Organic October

Tuesday 9th october 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to Gardening Organic with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn the principles of organic gardening with our resident Gardening Expert. Learn how to apply organic principles in your garden, vegetable plot and containers. Begin your green fingered adventure into Horticulture and nurture your own space for wellbeing.

Each monthly class can be attended as a separate stand-alone class, or attend the class monthly throughout the year and gain a complete understanding of the Organic Gardening Year and connect with the changing seasons, knowing you are making a positive contribution to greening the grey.

You will learn about the organic gardening tasks required for each month: such as making the right plant choices for your space, learning the differences between a weed which needs to be removed and a weed that could become a wonderful plant food or home to native wildlife, how to set up water conservation systems, how to attract more wildlife into your garden, how to use different propagation techniques to make new plants from the mother plant, how to protect and maintain your plants without the use of harmful chemicals for the best results and how to create sustainable organic soil and mulch as the seasons unfold.

Leave this class feeling energised and motivated to take home the tips and tricks from the expert and put them into action. You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

This class is mainly practical, so please bring gloves, sturdy boots and weather appropriate clothing, e.g. waterproof coat etc. If you wish to take notes of the tips and tricks during the class, a small notebook and pencil may be handy.

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Craft for wellbeing

Mobile Magic

Wednesday 10th October 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to Mobile Magic Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and craft a Mobile of Natural Materials and add some Magic to your garden or home.

Our resident Crafter will teach you how to construct a Mobile out of wonderful natural materials which will move in the Autumn wind. Ward off bad spirits and welcome in the good spirits!

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly good spirited folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Craft for wellbeing

Mobile Magic - Evening

Wednesday 10th October 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to Mobile Magic Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and craft a Mobile of Natural Materials and add some Magic to your garden or home.

Our resident Crafter will teach you how to construct a Mobile out of wonderful natural materials which will move in the Autumn wind. Ward off bad spirits and welcome in the good spirits!

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly good spirited folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Art for wellbeing

Sketching Silhouettes Class

Thursday 11th October 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Sketching Silhouettes Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn how to use charcoal to create spooky sketches of landscapes, plants and seed heads to produce pictures full of eerie atmosphere.

Our resident Artist will show you how to use charcoal in different ways to create special effects. You will be able to take home a stunning unique art work to frame and display for all to see.

Sketching can be very meditative and will nurture your own wellbeing and at the same time you will be creating something beautiful to take home and cherish.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly local sketching folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Art for wellbeing

Sketching Silhouettes Class - Evening

Thursday 11th October 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Sketching Silhouettes Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn how to use charcoal to create spooky sketches of landscapes, plants and seed heads to produce pictures full of eerie atmosphere.

Our resident Artist will show you how to use charcoal in different ways to create special effects. You will be able to take home a stunning unique art work to frame and display for all to see.

Sketching can be very meditative and will nurture your own wellbeing and at the same time you will be creating something beautiful to take home and cherish.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly local sketching folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Wind Spinner

Wednesday 17th October 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Wind Spinner Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and craft a Wind Spinner using recycled plastic bottles and be amazed at how this Spinner catches the wind! Fix your spinner in your garden and keep those pests off of your crops and borders.

Our resident Crafter will demonstrate the techniques you need to construct the bottles form a Wind Spinner that will bring lots of positive energy to your outside space for wellbeing.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly wind spinning folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Craft for wellbeing

Wind Spinner - Evening

Wednesday 17th October 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Wind Spinner Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and craft a Wind Spinner using recycled plastic bottles and be amazed at how this Spinner catches the wind! Fix your spinner in your garden and keep those pests off of your crops and borders.

Our resident Crafter will demonstrate the techniques you need to construct the bottles form a Wind Spinner that will bring lots of positive energy to your outside space for wellbeing.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly wind spinning folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Art for wellbeing

Sketching Wolves – The Call of the Wild Class

Thursday 18th October 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Sketching Wolves - The Call of the Wild Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn how to use charcoal and chalks to create sketches of wolves, in close up and in landscape settings.

Our resident Artist will show you how to use charcoal and chalk in different ways to create the texture of wolf fur and create atmospheric effects in the landscapes. You will be able to take home a stunning unique art work to frame and display for all to see.

Sketching can be very meditative and will nurture your own wellbeing and at the same time you will be creating something beautiful to take home and cherish.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly local sketching folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Art for wellbeing

Sketching Wolves – The Call of the Wild Class - Evening

Thursday 18th October 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Sketching Wolves - The Call of the Wild Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn how to use charcoal and chalks to create sketches of wolves, in close up and in landscape settings.

Our resident Artist will show you how to use charcoal and chalk in different ways to create the texture of wolf fur and create atmospheric effects in the landscapes. You will be able to take home a stunning unique art work to frame and display for all to see.

Sketching can be very meditative and will nurture your own wellbeing and at the same time you will be creating something beautiful to take home and cherish.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly local sketching folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Weave a Scaredy Cat

Wednesday 24th October 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Weave a Scaredy Cat Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and weave a Scaredy Cat from natural materials. Use this Cat in your Garden to scare the mice! Our resident Crafter will demonstrate the techniques you need to construct the Scaredy Cat so you can take your Cat home and bring lots of luck to your outside space for wellbeing.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly good spirited, cat loving folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Craft for wellbeing

Weave a Scaredy Cat - Evening

Wednesday 24th October 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Weave a Scaredy Cat Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and weave a Scaredy Cat from natural materials. Use this Cat in your Garden to scare the mice! Our resident Crafter will demonstrate the techniques you need to construct the Scaredy Cat so you can take your Cat home and bring lots of luck to your outside space for wellbeing.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly good spirited, cat loving folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Art for wellbeing

Sketching Owls

Thursday 25th October 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Sketching Owls - The Call of the Wild Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn how to use charcoal, chalks and the warm sepia tones of pastels to create beautiful sketches of Owls, in close up and in landscape settings.

Our resident Artist will show you how to use charcoal, chalks and pastels in different ways to create the texture of feathers and create atmospheric effects in the landscapes. You will be able to take home a stunning unique art work to frame and display for all to see.

Sketching can be very meditative and will nurture your own wellbeing and at the same time you will be creating something beautiful to take home and cherish.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly local sketching folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Art for wellbeing

Sketching Owls - Evening

Thursday 25th October 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Sketching Owls - The Call of the Wild Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn how to use charcoal, chalks and the warm sepia tones of pastels to create beautiful sketches of Owls, in close up and in landscape settings.

Our resident Artist will show you how to use charcoal, chalks and pastels in different ways to create the texture of feathers and create atmospheric effects in the landscapes. You will be able to take home a stunning unique art work to frame and display for all to see.

Sketching can be very meditative and will nurture your own wellbeing and at the same time you will be creating something beautiful to take home and cherish.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly local sketching folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities and completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Garden for wellbeing

Halloween Kokedama

Tuesday 30th October 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our spooky Halloween Kokedama class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and make a beautiful Japanese style plant-moss-ball arrangement with our resident Floristry Expert. Your living art work can be hung up in your house or window or displayed at the Halloween Party table.

You will learn about the traditional Japanese art of Kokedama: how to form the soil mixture and moss and position the spooky plants dramatically for a spine chilling effect! Cobwebs optional!

You will have a fun, relaxing, spooky learning experience amongst friendly ghostly folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Garden for wellbeing

Halloween Kokedama - Evening

Tuesday 30th October 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our spooky Halloween Kokedama class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and make a beautiful Japanese style plant-moss-ball arrangement with our resident Floristry Expert. Your living art work can be hung up in your house or window or displayed at the Halloween Party table.

You will learn about the traditional Japanese art of Kokedama: how to form the soil mixture and moss and position the spooky plants dramatically for a spine chilling effect! Cobwebs optional!

You will have a fun, relaxing, spooky learning experience amongst friendly ghostly folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Garden for wellbeing

Gardening 101 November

Tuesday 6th November 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to Gardening 101 with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn the basics of gardening with our resident Gardening Expert. Learn what to do in September in your garden, vegetable plot and containers. Begin your green fingered adventure into Horticulture and nurture your own space for wellbeing.

Each monthly class can be attended as a separate stand-alone class, or attend the class monthly throughout the year and gain an understanding of the full activity cycle of the Gardening Year and connect with the changing seasons.

You will learn about all things green, the particular tasks required for each month: such as making the right plant choices for your space, learning the difference between a weed and a valuable seedling, learning special pruning methods, planting techniques, protecting and maintaining your plants for the best results, preparing your soil as the seasons unfold.

Leave this class feeling energised and motivated to take home the tips and tricks from the expert and put them into action. You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

This class is mainly practical, so please bring gloves, sturdy boots and weather appropriate clothing, e.g. waterproof coat etc. If you wish to take notes of the tips and tricks during the class, a small notebook and pencil may be handy.

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Special Event

Christmas Illuminated Painting Class

Thursday 8th November 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Christmas Illuminated Painting Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Learn how to write beautiful letter forms and embellish them with watercolours and other pigments. Choose to paint your initials or those of a loved one. You will be guided step by step, by our resident Graphic Designer, who will demonstrate these special lettering techniques and help you achieve fabulous effects with a seasonal theme.

Take home beautiful art work ready to frame and display or give or give as a gift to a loved one.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly Christmas spirited folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Special Event

Christmas Illuminated Painting Class - Evening

Thursday 8th November 2018 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Christmas Illuminated Painting Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Learn how to write beautiful letter forms and embellish them with watercolours and other pigments. Choose to paint your initials or those of a loved one. You will be guided step by step, by our resident Graphic Designer, who will demonstrate these special lettering techniques and help you achieve fabulous effects with a seasonal theme.

Take home beautiful art work ready to frame and display or give or give as a gift to a loved one.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly Christmas spirited folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Gardening Organic November

Tuesday 13th November 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to Gardening Organic with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and learn the principles of organic gardening with our resident Gardening Expert. Learn how to apply organic principles in your garden, vegetable plot and containers. Begin your green fingered adventure into Horticulture and nurture your own space for wellbeing.

Each monthly class can be attended as a separate stand-alone class, or attend the class monthly throughout the year and gain a complete understanding of the Organic Gardening Year and connect with the changing seasons, knowing you are making a positive contribution to greening the grey.

You will learn about the organic gardening tasks required for each month: such as making the right plant choices for your space, learning the differences between a weed which needs to be removed and a weed that could become a wonderful plant food or home to native wildlife, how to set up water conservation systems, how to attract more wildlife into your garden, how to use different propagation techniques to make new plants from the mother plant, how to protect and maintain your plants without the use of harmful chemicals for the best results and how to create sustainable organic soil and mulch as the seasons unfold.

Leave this class feeling energised and motivated to take home the tips and tricks from the expert and put them into action. You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

This class is mainly practical, so please bring gloves, sturdy boots and weather appropriate clothing, e.g. waterproof coat etc. If you wish to take notes of the tips and tricks during the class, a small notebook and pencil may be handy.

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Christmas Origami Card Making

Wednesday 14th November 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Christmas Origami Card Making Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and create some stunning seasonal origami and make beautiful Christmas Cards to take home. Origami, the ancient art of paper folding will be demonstrated by our resident Crafter. Learn how to create Christmas themed shapes step by step to produce highly stylish and on trend Christmas cards to give to family and friends.

Many say they enjoy this meditative activity which enhances their wellbeing.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly festive folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Origami Card Making - Evening

Wednesday 14th November 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Christmas Origami Card Making Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and create some stunning seasonal origami and make beautiful Christmas Cards to take home. Origami, the ancient art of paper folding will be demonstrated by our resident Crafter. Learn how to create Christmas themed shapes step by step to produce highly stylish and on trend Christmas cards to give to family and friends.

Many say they enjoy this meditative activity which enhances their wellbeing.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly festive folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Calligraphy Cards

Thursday 22nd November 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Christmas Calligraphy Cards Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Learn how to write fancy lettering onto Christmas Cards using this ancient art of calligraphy. You will be guided step by step by our resident Graphic Designer who will demonstrate these special writing techniques and help you achieve fabulous effects with a seasonal theme.

Take home beautiful Christmas Cards ready to give or send to your loved ones.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly Christmas spirited folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Calligraphy Cards - Evening

Thursday 22nd November 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Christmas Calligraphy Cards Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Learn how to write fancy lettering onto Christmas Cards using this ancient art of calligraphy. You will be guided step by step by our resident Graphic Designer who will demonstrate these special writing techniques and help you achieve fabulous effects with a seasonal theme.

Take home beautiful Christmas Cards ready to give or send to your loved ones.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly Christmas spirited folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Flower Arrangement

Tuesday 27th November 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Christmas Flower Arrangement class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and make the most beautiful seasonal arrangement with our resident Floristry Expert. Take home your wonderful creation and display it in your house or window, or at your party ble in your favourite vase and celebrate the season with the wonderful sights and smells of glossy leaves and shiny berries, creating a fabulous Christmas atmosphere.

You will learn how to create a stunning arrangement using seasonal plants such as holly and ivy and much more to add that extra special touch to your festive displays.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Flower Arrangement - Evening

Tuesday 27th November 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Christmas Flower Arrangement class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and make the most beautiful seasonal arrangement with our resident Floristry Expert. Take home your wonderful creation and display it in your house or window, or at your party ble in your favourite vase and celebrate the season with the wonderful sights and smells of glossy leaves and shiny berries, creating a fabulous Christmas atmosphere.

You will learn how to create a stunning arrangement using seasonal plants such as holly and ivy and much more to add that extra special touch to your festive displays.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Origami Decorations

Wednesday 28th November 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Christmas Origami Decoration Making Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and create some stunning seasonal Origami Decorations to take home and display on your tree and around your home. Origami, the ancient art of paper folding will be demonstrated by our resident Crafter. Learn how to create Christmas themed shapes step by step, to produce highly stylish and on trend Christmas Decorations to wow family and friends!

Enjoy time out with this meditative activity and enhance your wellbeing.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly festive folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Origami Decorations - Evening

Wednesday 28th November 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Christmas Origami Decoration Making Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and create some stunning seasonal Origami Decorations to take home and display on your tree and around your home. Origami, the ancient art of paper folding will be demonstrated by our resident Crafter. Learn how to create Christmas themed shapes step by step, to produce highly stylish and on trend Christmas Decorations to wow family and friends!

Enjoy time out with this meditative activity and enhance your wellbeing.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly festive folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Calligraphy Bunting

Thursday 29th November 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Christmas Calligraphy Bunting Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Learn how to write fancy lettering onto Christmas Bunting using this ancient art of calligraphy. You will be guided step by step by our resident Graphic Designer who will demonstrate these special writing techniques and help you achieve fabulous effects with a seasonal theme.

Take home beautiful your unique Christmas Bunting to display around your home or party space and celebrate the season in style.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly Christmas festive folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Calligraphy Bunting - Evening

Thursday 29th November 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Christmas Calligraphy Bunting Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Learn how to write fancy lettering onto Christmas Bunting using this ancient art of calligraphy. You will be guided step by step by our resident Graphic Designer who will demonstrate these special writing techniques and help you achieve fabulous effects with a seasonal theme.

Take home beautiful your unique Christmas Bunting to display around your home or party space and celebrate the season in style.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly Christmas festive folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Kokedama

Tuesday 4th December 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Christmas Kokedama class with Space for Wellbeing!

East meets West in this special class with a wonderful fusion of beautiful Christmas foliage and the art of Kokedama. Our resident Floristry Expert will guide you step by step through this fascinating floristry technique using plants in a moss-ball arrangement. You will learn all about the traditional Japanese art of Kokedama and create a most beautiful seasonal Japanese arrangement to take home. Your living art work can be hung up in your house or window or displayed at the Christmas Party table and is guaranteed to be a talking point!

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Kokedama - Evening

Tuesday 4th December 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Christmas Kokedama class with Space for Wellbeing!

East meets West in this special class with a wonderful fusion of beautiful Christmas foliage and the art of Kokedama. Our resident Floristry Expert will guide you step by step through this fascinating floristry technique using plants in a moss-ball arrangement. You will learn all about the traditional Japanese art of Kokedama and create a most beautiful seasonal Japanese arrangement to take home. Your living art work can be hung up in your house or window or displayed at the Christmas Party table and is guaranteed to be a talking point!

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Wreath Making

Wednesday 5th December 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Christmas Wreath Making class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and make the most beautiful wreath out of fabulous foliage with our resident Floristry Expert. Take home your wonderful creation and display it on your front door or in your window and celebrate the season with the wonderful sights and smells of Christmas with glossy leaves, shiny berries, cinnamon and pine creating a fabulous Christmas atmosphere.

You will learn how to prepare your wreath base and build up the layers of foliage to create a stunning wreath using seasonal plants such as holly and ivy and much more to add that extra special touch to your other festive displays around your home. Bring sentimental embellishments to add to your design with special meanings, such as those nostalgic family baubles, ribbons and other ornamentals to make your wreath truly unique.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly Christmas spirited folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Wreath Making - Evening

Wednesday 5th December 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Christmas Wreath Making class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and make the most beautiful wreath out of fabulous foliage with our resident Floristry Expert. Take home your wonderful creation and display it on your front door or in your window and celebrate the season with the wonderful sights and smells of Christmas with glossy leaves, shiny berries, cinnamon and pine creating a fabulous Christmas atmosphere.

You will learn how to prepare your wreath base and build up the layers of foliage to create a stunning wreath using seasonal plants such as holly and ivy and much more to add that extra special touch to your other festive displays around your home. Bring sentimental embellishments to add to your design with special meanings, such as those nostalgic family baubles, ribbons and other ornamentals to make your wreath truly unique.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly Christmas spirited folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Robins Painting Class

Thursday 6th December 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Christmas Robins Painting Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and paint these beautiful Christmas Birds with fabulous watercolours and just a hint of copper and silver tints to add that extra special Christmas sheen and glow!

Let our resident Artist, who is an expert in painting animals of all kinds, especially Robins, guide you through the creative process from initial sketching of the characteristics of our feathered friend, to adding the different delicate textures of down, wings and shiny beak. Display your beautiful art work in your home for a seasonal touch.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly Christmas spirited folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Robins Painting Class - Evening

Thursday 6th December 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Christmas Robins Painting Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and paint these beautiful Christmas Birds with fabulous watercolours and just a hint of copper and silver tints to add that extra special Christmas sheen and glow!

Let our resident Artist, who is an expert in painting animals of all kinds, especially Robins, guide you through the creative process from initial sketching of the characteristics of our feathered friend, to adding the different delicate textures of down, wings and shiny beak. Display your beautiful art work in your home for a seasonal touch.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly Christmas spirited folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Kusamono

Tuesday 11th December 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Christmas Kusamono class with Space for Wellbeing!

More East meets West in this special class with another wonderful fusion of beautiful Christmas foliage and the Japanese art of Kusamono. Our resident Floristry Expert will guide you step by step through this fascinating floristry technique using plants in a naturalistic arrangement. You will learn all about the traditional Japanese art of Kusamono and create a most beautiful seasonal Japanese arrangement to take home. Your living art work can be displayed at the Christmas Party table and is guaranteed to be a talking point!

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly folk of all ages and abilities.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Kusamono - Evening

Tuesday 11th December 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Christmas Kusamono class with Space for Wellbeing!

More East meets West in this special class with another wonderful fusion of beautiful Christmas foliage and the Japanese art of Kusamono. Our resident Floristry Expert will guide you step by step through this fascinating floristry technique using plants in a naturalistic arrangement. You will learn all about the traditional Japanese art of Kusamono and create a most beautiful seasonal Japanese arrangement to take home. Your living art work can be displayed at the Christmas Party table and is guaranteed to be a talking point!

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly folk of all ages and abilities.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Table Centrepiece

Wednesday 12th December 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Christmas Table Centrepiece class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and make the most beautiful Table Centrepiece out of fabulous seasonal foliage with our resident Floristry Expert. Take home your wonderful creation and display it on your Christmas Table to create a fabulous Christmas atmosphere.

You will learn how to prepare your Centrepiece and arrange the layers of foliage to create a stunning focal point using seasonal plants such as holly, ivy, spruce and much more to add that extra special touch to the celebrations. Feel free to bring a favourite scented candle to place in your Centrepiece and sentimental embellishments to add to your design with special meanings, such as those nostalgic family baubles, ribbons and other ornamentals to make your Christmas Table Centrepiece truly unique.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly Christmas spirited folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Table Centrepiece - Evening

Wednesday 12th December 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Christmas Table Centrepiece class with Space for Wellbeing!

Come and make the most beautiful Table Centrepiece out of fabulous seasonal foliage with our resident Floristry Expert. Take home your wonderful creation and display it on your Christmas Table to create a fabulous Christmas atmosphere.

You will learn how to prepare your Centrepiece and arrange the layers of foliage to create a stunning focal point using seasonal plants such as holly, ivy, spruce and much more to add that extra special touch to the celebrations. Feel free to bring a favourite scented candle to place in your Centrepiece and sentimental embellishments to add to your design with special meanings, such as those nostalgic family baubles, ribbons and other ornamentals to make your Christmas Table Centrepiece truly unique.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly Christmas spirited folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Calligraphy Table Cards

Thursday 13th December 2018 1000-1230

Welcome to our Christmas Calligraphy Table Cards Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Learn how to write fancy lettering onto Table Cards using this ancient art of calligraphy. Please bring the names of your special guests and choose from a range of special calligraphy styles. You will be guided step by step by our resident Graphic Designer who will demonstrate techniques and help you achieve fabulous effects.

Display your beautiful Table Cards on your Christmas Table ready for your special guests for a bespoke seasonal touch.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly Christmas spirited folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Christmas Calligraphy Table Cards - Evening

Thursday 13th December 2018 1800-2030

Welcome to our Christmas Calligraphy Table Cards Class with Space for Wellbeing!

Learn how to write fancy lettering onto Table Cards using this ancient art of calligraphy. Please bring the names of your special guests and choose from a range of special calligraphy styles. You will be guided step by step by our resident Graphic Designer who will demonstrate techniques and help you achieve fabulous effects.

Display your beautiful Table Cards on your Christmas Table ready for your special guests for a bespoke seasonal touch.

You will have a fun, relaxing, learning experience amongst friendly Christmas spirited folk.

Suitable for absolutely all abilities, completely inclusive.

All materials and refreshments will be provided.