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June 2024

Introduction to Botanical Painting with Elisabeth Bramwell Sold Out

NEW FOR 2024!! Introduction to Botanical Painting with Elisabeth Bramwell, perfect for beginners and those wanting to develop their skills. Come and spend a relaxing day learning the art of detailed watercolour flower painting with local tutor Elisabeth Bramwell. You will be taught how to paint petals, leaves, berries and stems before creating your own […]
08 Jun
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

Felt Vessels with Gill Ferguson

NEW for 2024! We welcome Gill Ferguson to the Makers Mill Workshop schedule to spend a day guiding you through the process of making your very own felt vessel! Felt vessels have a tactile quality that’s hard to resist! In this workshop you’ll learn how to lay out the fleece around a plastic pattern & […]
08 Jun
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

Copper Foiled Sunflower Sun Catcher with Nikki Clark Sold Out

Join the wonderfully talented Nikki Clark for a one-day course to make a beautiful stained glass Sunflower using the ‘Tiffany’ method of copper foiling glass. Nikki will provide the design, glass and all essential tools and equipment. You will need to bring your glasses if you use them for close work. It is recommended that […]
15 Jun
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

Throwing Clay on the Wheel with Marianne Lusby Sold Out

Join potter Marianne Lusby at The Makers Mill for a full day of throwing clay on the wheel! This full day workshop is intended for anyone wishing to have a go at throwing on the pottery wheel. All the basics will be covered including preparing clay, how to throw on the wheel and creating two […]
29 Jun
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG
July 2024

Outdoor Mosaics Full Day Workshop with Helen Clues Sold Out

NEW for 2024! Learn the art of mosaic design and practice the skills needed to make a mosaic that canlive outdoors. In this class you will learn the difference between an indoor and outdoor mosaic and will be introduced to the materials best suited for an outdoor piece. This is the perfect class for beginners […]
06 Jul
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

Bird Feeder Willow Weaving Half Day with The Willow Shed

NEW for 2024! We are excited to welcome the lovely Jackie Carnell of the Willow Shed to share her willow weaving knowledge. In this class you will learn the art of willow weaving and practice the skills needed to make bird feeder. This is a half day class and included in the cost of your […]
06 Jul
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

Catalan Based Basket Willow Weaving Half Day with The Willow Shed

NEW for 2024! We are excited to welcome the lovely Jackie Carnell of the Willow Shed to share her willow weaving knowledge. In this class you will learn the art of willow weaving and practice the skills needed to make a Catalan Based Basket. This is a half day class and included in the cost […]
06 Jul
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

Explore Linocut Print – Day Workshop with Emily Brooks

Create striking original art under the guidance and tuition of artist and printmaker Emily Brooks. Suitable for both beginners and those with a little experience, this one-day workshop will give you the skills and confidence to continue printmaking at home. We will provide a relaxed and nurturing atmosphere and you will get the opportunity to work […]
12 Jul
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

Abstract Painting Day Workshop with Hamish McLain

Inspired by the textures, colours of the Cumbrian landscape, participants will experiment with a range ofabstract painting and mark making techniques, culminating in the production of a final canvas painting.Outdoor sketches in Fitz park, opposite Makers Mill, will act as the initial structure for the painting, as wetransform observations of the real world into bold […]
13 Jul
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Milll

Lampwork Bees and Bugs Pot Buddies Sold Out

Back for 2024!! Lampwork workshops with the extremely talented Hen Ogledd Glass. This beginners course will introduce you into the addictive world lampworked glass. You will learn how to heat, shape and manipulate the molten glass using the lampworking torch. You will then use these skills to create a collection of ‘Pot Buddies’ inspired by […]
13 Jul
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

Lampwork Bees and Bugs Pot Buddies Sold Out

Back for 2024!! Lampwork workshops with the extremely talented Hen Ogledd Glass. This beginners course will introduce you into the addictive world lampworked glass. You will learn how to heat, shape and manipulate the molten glass using the lampworking torch. You will then use these skills to create a collection of ‘Pot Buddies’ inspired by […]
13 Jul
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG
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