We have a varied and extensive programme of art and craft workshops for children and adults tutored by expert artists and makers. Small classes ensure you get plenty of individual attention. Explore your creative side and learn a new skill.

Workshops include life drawing, glass jewellery, lino printing, Christmas decorations, stained glass, glass fusing and pottery.

To book a workshop, please contact us on 01353 749188

Saturday 25 January
Coil Basket

'Coiled Basketry'

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Saturday 15 February

'Create your own Fused Glass Dish'

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Saturday 22 February
Wildlife in Colour

'Wildlife in Colour'

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Sunday 26 January

'Paint and Prosecco'

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Tuesday 18 February
Play with Clay

'Play with Clay - half term sessions'

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Friday 28 February

'Discovery Day'

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Saturday 8 February

'Slash & Burn Textiles'

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Wednesday 19 February
BearInk Superhero

'Super Heros'

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Saturday 25 January 10.00am - 4pm: Coiled Basketry with Catherine Tregaskes

Learn a new skill and create your own piece to take home with you. Suitable for beginners and the more experienced. Suitable for anyone over the age of 16+. All materials supplied. Buy lunch from our tea room or bring your own if you wish.
If you need more information give us a call on 01353 749188

£45 per person


Sunday 26 January 2pm - 4.30pm: Paint and Prosecco with Nancy

Explore your creative side and brighten up your January by picking up a paintbrush with a glass of Prosecco too!

In this fun session suitable for all abilities, you’ll have the opportunity to create your own colourful portrait on canvas of the fabulous Frida Kahlo using mixed media materials and acrylics. If you like the idea of experimenting with bold patterns and shapes, trying different styles and having fun with colour then you’ll enjoy this class!

You can pre-order a plate of sweet treats with macaroons, mini scone and shortbread biscuit for an extra £5.

Suitable for anyone aged 18+. Call 01353 749188 to book.

£25 including materials and first glass of fizz


Saturday 8 February 10am - 4pm: Slash & Burn Textiles with Lee Harris

Slashing and burning aren't words one would usually associate with sewing but that is what Lee Harris does to create textile pictures and cards. Vintage and pre-loved fabrics are used to create truly one off pieces. Please come and join Lee at her workshop to learn and try this textile practice. All materials will be supplied on the day but you will need to bring your own sewing machine and enthusiasm. Buy lunch from our lovely tea room or bring your own if you prefer. Book on 01353 749188

£45 per person


Saturday 15 February 10.00am - 13.00pm: 'Create your own Fused Glass Dish' with Sarah Hunt

Popular tutor Sarah will instruct on the design and techniques of making your own fused glass dish. All materials supplied. Suitable for beginners or more experienced aged over 16+.
Call us on 01353 749188 to book.

£55 per person


Tuesday 18 February 10.30am - 11.30am OR 2.30pm - 3.30pm: 'Play with Clay' with Hilary Kemp

Explore the joy of clay with our one hour sessions led by Hilary Kemp. Choose morning or afternoon session.
Book on 01353 749188

Suitable for ages 5+

£5 per child


Wednesday 19 February 10.30am - 3.30pm (1/2 hour for lunch): 'Super Heros' with Bear Ink Comics

Create your very own Super Hero or Action Hero! February Half Term Workshop for children and their grown ups. Spend the morning session creating, drawing and coming up with your very own superhero, from their look to what powers they will have to their iconic superhero pose. During the afternoon session you will be taking your polymer model action figure and making your very own superhero figure that comes with 9 points of articulation. Make these figures your own by painting, making items of clothing and clothing your figure with its very own superhero detachable capes. You are welcome to bring your own lunch or grab some delicious food from our tea room.
If you need more information give us a call on 01353 749188

£25 per child

Suitable for ages 5+


Saturday 22 February 10.00am - 4.00pm: 'Wildlife in Colour' with Ann Biggs

Talented resident artist Ann Biggs will help you develop your watercolour and drawing skills. Ann's popular workshops often sell out so advance booking recommended.
Call to book 01353 749188.

£30 if you bring your own materials, £35 if you'd like them supplied.

Suitable for anyone aged 16+


Friday 28 February 10.00am - 3pm (1/2 hour for lunch): Feast for the Eyes, Meals in Art, with Fiona Lucraft.

Arrive 10am for tea/coffee, course starts 10.30am. £25. Lunch is available to pre-order from our café or bring your own.

This coincides with the Fitzwilliam Museum exhibition Feast and Fast: The Art of Food in Europe 1500-1800 running 26.11.19-26.4.20. Discover how meals have been depicted in a selection of paintings, from a sumptuous medieval banquet to 19th century Impressionist picnics.

Call to book on 01353 749188.

£25 per person