The Bath & West Showground 18th - 20th October 2018
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Furzie Fascinators

10.30am, 1pm, 3pm running all three days

Hall 2 Stand M40 - Furzie

Price to attend: £10

Get creative with Furzie and needle-felt a hare, dog or cat head on a hat or lapel pin. This 60-90 minute workshop will teach you the basics of needle felting, and give you a chance to express yourself with wool. Suitable for absolute beginners, adults and children over 12 years. Your animal may vary from the photo and depends upon available colours. Spaces are limited to six per workshop Book here: https://www.furzie.co.uk/c4c-workshops/

Drop-in Sculpture Casting Workshops

Time: 10.00 am & 3.30 pm Running all 3 days

Location: Balcony Stand G5 - Melanie Deegan Sculpture

Cost to Attend: £5.00

Visit Melanie and learn about using high quality Crystacal plaster to cast natural shapes such as fossils, leaves, bark and other textures from silicone moulds, these can then be coloured using plaster pigments and metallic finishes. These shapes can be used as wall or window hangings, mounted in picture frames, in mobiles or even as jewellery.

No experience needed, all tools and materials supplied. Allow around 45 minutes. Either book in advance or drop in on the day to and have a go. £5 per casting.

Advance Booking advised, to do this please contact Melanie info@melaniedeegan.com

Paint Pouring Workshop - Paint Pouring with Sarah

Times: 10am & 11.30am & 1.00pm & 3pm Running all 3 days

Location: Workshop Room 4 (Child Friendly Workshop)

Price to attend: £10 for one tile or £15 for two

In this fantastic workshop, run by the lovely Sarah Kennard, you will work with water-based acrylic paint and other materials to create a unique piece of work on a tile or two if you wish!

You do not need any experience (or artisitic ability!) to take part in this workshop so come and have a go at a new skill.

These classes can book up quickly so it is advised to book in advance to do this please email paintpouring@gmail.com and include: The name of the workshop, your name, how many people wish to take part, and the date and time you wish to attend.

Children over the age of 6 can take part in this workshop, but they must be accompanied by a supervising adult who does not have to take part if they do not wish to. 

Screen Printed Fabric and Framing with Dinky Screens

Time: 10:30 & 15:00

Location: Stand 51

Cost to Attend:  £12.00, all ages

Will be creating beautiful screen printed fabric and framing them with an embroidery hoop, so they are ready to be hung on the wall or in your window. The artwork is inspired by nature and we will be using foiling and screen printing processed. All abilities welcome. Dinkyscreens.co.uk

Parchment Craft Taster Session

Time: 11am & 12.00pm & 1.30pm & 2.30pm & 3.30pm Running all 3 days

Location: Balcony Stand G14 - The Association of Parchment Craft

Cost to Attend: TBA

The Association of Parchment Craft will be running taster sessions for you to have a go at this lovely craft. 

The session will give you the opportunity to try some of the tools and techniques used in parchment craft. 

You will have the opportunity to make either a mouse, penguin or a snowman and each class will take around 30 to 45 minutes. 

  

Experimental Wet Felting Workshop (Child Friendly)

Time: 11am & 12pm & 2pm & 3pm Running all 3 days

Location: Balcony Stand G17 - Felt Sew Somerset

Cost to Attend: £5.00 

In this lovely workshop run by Tracey Bartlett, you will learn the traditional skill of wet felting. You will be shown how to handle and lay out the wool fibres as well how to embellish your work with wool curls. The final product will be a small piece of experimental flat felt to be use to cover a note book. This can then be embellished further at home with beads, sequins or buttons. 

Don't worry if you have never done wet felting before, this class is suitable for beginners so come and have a go! The workshop is also suitable for children, an adult should also be present to supervise but they do not need to participate.  

There are 5 spaces available on this workshop.  If you would like to book on to this workshop, please email  tracey.bartlett@uwclub.net and include: The name of the workshop, your name, how many people wish to take part in the workshop, and the date and time you wish to attend.

Make and Take with Rosemary

Time: 12pm & 3pm Running all 3 days

Location: Hall2 Stand M9 - Rosie Quilts

Cost to Attend: £10

Learn the layered Trapunto Technique behind the making of this, and other quilts by Rosemary

Willow Weaving Workshop with Sarah Meikle

Time: 2.00pm and 3:30pm Running all 3 dyas

Location: Balcony Stand G10 - Creative Escape

Cost to Attend: £5 

All abilities welcome.  Make a wreath, a heart, a bird feeder or a Christmas Tree in Somerset willow.  Children need to be accompanied by an adult, please. Sarah Meikle will be also be demonstrating willow weaving from 1.30-2pm and 3-3.30pm on my stand.  To book onto this workshop please contact sarah@creative-escape.co.uk

FELTbyFi Poppy Brooch

Time 3.00pm Running all 3 days

Location: Balcony Stand G12 - FeltbyFi

Cost to Attend: £6.00 

Come and join Fi Harris who is running this lovely Wet-Felting Make & Take.

You will get the chance to make a beautiful Poppy Brooch in just half an hour, the perfect introduction to the wonderful skill of wet-felting. 

Numbers are limited so please book by emailing FI HARRIS  at feltbyfi@gmail.com

Please come to Fi's stand on your arrival at the show to pay to confirm your place.

Wirework Ring making - Holly Berkley Jewellery

Time: 3.00pm Running all 3 days

Location: Balcony Stand G7

Cost to Attend: £12.50

In workshop you can make a choice of up to 4 ring designs;  1. Adjustable spiral rings. 2. Bead rings. 3. Button rings. 4. Spiral rings. You will learn how to measure and resize a ring, use a ring triblet and form these attractive rings. 

No previous experience is required to take part in this workshop. All tools and equipment will be supplied at no extra cost. Book early to avoid disappointment as only 12 people can partake in this workshop at a time. 

If you would like to take part in this workshop, please email hollyberkleyjewellery@outlook.com to book your space and include; your name, how many are in your party, the workshop you would like to attend, the date you would like to attend and any other requirements. 

Contemporary Christmas Crafting - Terri Koszler

Time: 3.30pm Running all 3 days

Location: Balcony Stand G2 - Home is Where the Craft is

Cost to Attend: £7.50

In this workshop, you will create 5 projects in a contemporary style. If you like clean and modern looking cards or would like to create them for your loved ones then this workshop is for you. You will be using Altenew product to achieve a high-end look. 

If you would like to book on to this workshop, please email tkoszler@yahoo.co.uk and include: The name of the workshop, your name, how many people wish to take part in the workshop, and the date and time you wish to attend.

Everyday of the show

Christmas Tree Stack

Workshop Room 1 - Glass Garden Studio

£17

The Glass Garden Studio is holding Stained Glass Copper Foiling workshops at the show - no experience necessary, just a willingness to try something a little bit special with beautiful glass.  Lots of designs to choose from and we will guide you every step of the way!



The workshop will be running every day of the show at the following time;

10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30.  The cost is £17 and there will be 12 places available, Each workshop will last for around 1 hour. 

If you want to book onto this workshop please click the following link https://www.glassgardenstudio.com/christmas-tree-stack-i1885.htm

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