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April 2024

Introduction to Abstract Painting with Hamish McLain Sold Out

Join the wonderfully talented Hamish McLain for a morning of abstract painting! Hamish is a local artist who carried out a residency with us in November 2022. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and is designed to be a relaxed and fun introduction to abstract painting. You will start the morning experimenting with a […]
27 Apr
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Makers Milll
May 2024

Two Day Make a Wendy Crossbody Bag Workshop with Hole House Sold Out

We are very excited to invite you to join Emma Redfern of Hole House for a TWO FULL DAYS of sewing to create a Wendy Bag. The Wendy Crossbody bag is a cute, zipped bag in 2 sizes, utilising webbing for the detachable strap. It has a zipped pocket on the outside and optional pockets […]
10 - 11 May
10:00 am - 3:00 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 […]
11 May
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG

Cyanotype Animal Portraits with David Lush

NEW FOR 2024!! Cyanotype animal portraits with local artist David Lush! Ideal for beginners, this class starts with a brief introduction to the cyanotype process, its origins and the ways artists have used it to generate artwork. The image of the animal which you have selected either from your own collection or one provided by […]
18 May
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG
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

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
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