Wax Carving Ring Workshop

Oct 18, 2019

Time: 10am-1pm  / Cost £70 / Skill Level Beginner

Have fun carving a unique ring on this relaxed and informal half day workshop. Using a rang of tools and equipment you will be shown how to work with the speciality jeweller's wax provided to create something truly personal to you. Your ring will the.be taken away and cast into solid silver, then hand finished in my workshop and returned to you 2-3 weeks later by post.

All the equipment and materials needed are provided. Also included in the day are tea, coffee and cake!

Any extras? If you wish to make a super large ring (more than 4-5mm width) you can choose to upgrade to an 8mm wide piece for an additional £25 payable on the day.

Book Online: www.jewelleryworkshops.co.uk

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Woven Wall Hanging

Oct 19, 2019

We will cover all the basic weaving techniques including tabby weave, soumak, looping, rya knot and fringing. Included in the cost of £70.00 is a delicious light lunch provided by Bonds, all the materials and a wooden loom that you can take home to continue your weaving. Sample shown in picture above (colour change is an option).


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Arm Knit Workshop

Oct 20, 2019

Join Courtney of The Chunky Needle for an arm knit workshop at Bonds Lifestyle.  Make your very own 30” x 50” lap blanket. Choose from either acrylic or merino wool and select your own colour from over 60 options. No experience is needed and is suitable aged 10 upward.  

Tickets: £75pp acrylic £95pp merino


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Annie Sloan Essential Techniques - Chalk Painting

Oct 26, 2019

Essential Techniques 1' is a half day course running from 10:30am to 1:30pm and costs £65 - it is the perfect introduction to using Annie's fantastic paint and will cover:

  • One colour ageing
  • Annie's signature technique-two colour distressed look
  • Crackling technique
  • How to use clear and dark wax effectively

You will also complete your first project on the day - painting a small piece of your own

The workshops are great fun and a real source of inspiration, we supply the following:

  • A mood board for you to paint and take home
  • All brushes, paint and waxes
  • Tea, coffee and lovely cakes!

In addition to the above you will receive 10% off all Annie Sloan products at Henley Vintage and Interiors on the day.

The workshops are led by Julie – Julie has been an Annie Sloan stockist for five years, is passionate about interiors and has been trained by Annie in Oxford.


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Pottery Making

Oct 27, 2019

Learn all you need to know to become a hobby potter in this hands on workshop for beginners.

  • At £65 includes toolkit, clay and take-home work.
  • Lots of making and work on the potters wheel using air-dry clay.
  • Make pots, sculpture and hand built forms.

Colin: 07967 598370

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Aromatherapy Rollerball Workshop

Nov 2, 2019

Aromatherapy Roller balls are a convenient way to carry essential oils around with you for daily use, and can be used anytime, anywhere!

During the workshop you’ll learn how essential oils are created, and where they come from within the plants. We’ll do a ‘blind smell’ of each scent and see how good your nose really is when you don’t have the name right in front of you!

We will end with you creating your own personal roller balls where you can choose from recipes in your workbook, or you can create your own unique blends!

Time: All workshops run from 10am-1pm

Cost: £50, cake and coffee included.

Where: Workshops held at @bondslifestyle in Stratford upon Avon.

Bonds Lifestyle
Dodwell Estate
Evesham Road
Stratford upon Avon
CV37 9ST

For booking and enquiries please email rebecca@rebeccatracey.co.uk


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Needle Felting Workshop

Nov 11, 2019

Crafty Gal’s fun workshops are an introduction to the magic of dry needle felting, you will learn the basic techniques to get you started with Denise guiding you through the process step by step. You will work through the day in a fun and creative environment, leaving with an adorable creation of your choice AND all the skills you need to continue with your needle felting ARTventure at home. 

Please note all courses must be paid in advance to secure your place - to book please head over to the Crafty Gal Website


01789 491090

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Bauble Making Workshop With Adrienne Obbard

Nov 15, 2019

Workshop taking place between10:30-12:30 and 14:00-16:00. £30 per class

To book please email adruob@aol.com or phone 01295 670 314

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Ceramic Animal Workshop

Nov 17, 2019

Come and make a contemporary animal sculpture from clay. £65 including lunch, coffee and cake from Bonds cafe. Price includes firing and surface finish.



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Christmas Garland Workshop

Nov 24, 2019

On this workshop you will produce a garland approx 4t long and full of fresh foliage including spruce, eucalyptus and ivy.

The garland can be used on the mantle piece, down the stairs or as a centrepiece on your Christmas table. You can add pine cones, pheasant feathers,dried fruit and spices to make it smell amazing and maybe a bit of bling !

A 3 hour workshop and Christmas nibbles. £60 including all materials.

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Crafty Gal Needle Felt Reindeer Workshop

Dec 9, 2019

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Jewellery Workshop

Jan 10, 2020

6 Week Clay Course Starts 10/01/2020

Time: 10-12:30pm Fridays / Cost £320 / Skill Level Beginner

Enjoy a morning a week learning a wide variety of skills and techniques that will take you from complete beginner to confident jewellery maker in just 6 weeks! If you've not heard of silver clay before its the most fantastic medium. Like the name suggests it's a clay like material that when fired (with a torch) becomes solid silver and can even be hallmarked! Making silver jewellery has never been easier.

The course guides you through a range of projects designed to teach you as much as possible within the 6 week timeframe and includes handouts for you to take away. Projects include making a silver pendant, silver ring making, stone setting, making a Pandora style bead, working with moulds and lots, lots more!

We provide all the equipment and materials you will need including the gemstones and silver clay to make to make your pieces and findings for the finishing touches. Tea, coffee and sweet treats are also included in your morning.

Book Online: www.jewelleryworkshops.co.uk

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