The Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet. BA4 6QN, 8th - 10th April 2021
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Shepton Mallet 2020's Workshops..... What alot we've got planned for you!!

If you would like to take part  in one of the many Workshops running over the course of the show, you can book online by selecting the booking link (where offered).  Or just turn up on the day and book. 

If you don't know what day you are attending the show, you can book when you arrive by visiting the the stand where the workshop will be taking place. Spaces on some workshops are limited so we advise that you book as soon as you arrive, to avoid disappointment.

More information closer to the show

Mini Marbling Make & Take Workshop

All Day Drop -In Session

Stand 17A : Marbling4Fun

Cost to attend £5


Mini Marbling Make & Take Workshops available on stand. Craig Joubert will be teaching tradition and contemporary Marbling designs printing onto tiles, fabric, wood and paper. All welcome to join for a £5 session lasting designing and printing time.

Marbling kits available at show special price. Introducing new colours and accessories available on stand.

To book this workshop in advance, please email the workshop organiser: stating your name and the day you would like to attend.


Make your own Macrame Hanging Basket

Running Time:10:30 am - 11:30 am Everyday

Location: G11 Sonia Marcame Crafts

Cost To Attend: £15

Sonia will be hosting workshops which consist of making macrame hanging baskets which you can take gome for use with a plant pot. There are different colour cords to work with. Workshops are £15 and take about a hour.

You can book into these workshops by emailing Sonia on her email: Please state your name and the day you would like to attend.

Wire Sculpture Workshop

Running Times: 11:30 - 1:00 Everyday

Location: TBA

Cost To Attend : £12.50

Create a simple wire sculpture either freestanding or mounted in a plaster base. This straightforward approach to sculpture is suitable for almost anyone and no previous experience is required. It can be a useful addition to textile based work by providing a framework for felt structures, fabric jewellery, etc. We will be using animals or figures as the inspiration for our sculptures, popular subjects are hares, horses, dogs, cats and birds but do bring your own ideas along and have a go. All tools and materials provided. Booking advised as places are limited - please contact Melanie, 07596 919787 or book on the day at the stand if spaces still available.

An Intro to Scrumble Crochet

Running Time: 10:00am

Location: TBA

Cost to attend: £15

Scrumble crochet is a free form crochet art where you build up in layers and add embelishments to each piece.  Once you have learnt this technique you can make lots of lovely items including bags, cushions scarves and much more just let your imagination run wild!   In this class we will learn to make a simple brooch using various yarns, beads and buttons.  At the end of the class you will have a pretty brooch to take home.  All materials supplied.  

To book into this class please email Karen from Casalana at, state the day and time you would like to attend.

Felted Spring Flower Brooch

Running Times: 11:00-11:45

Location: TBA - Felt Sew Somerset

Cost To Attend: £5

Why not join Tracey in making a Felted Spring Flower Brooch to brighten up your Easter. Perfect for any outfit, hat, scarf or jacket. These flower brooches can be further embellished at home with stitch, beads, sequins as you desire to make them truly personal and unique. If not for you , then this would make a lovely gift for someone special in your life for Easter.

Make a Beaded Wire Ring

11:00pm Everyday

Location: TBA

Cost To Attend: £10

No previous experience is necessary; learners from 8+. All tools and equipment will be supplied at no extra cost. There will be opportunities to buy or order additional materials, tools and equipment to follow up your skills.

Tutor Holly Berkley is a well-know artist based in Shepton Mallet, Somerset

Stained Glass Workshops with Tracey Quinn

Start Times 10.30 am / 11.40 am / 12.50 pm / 2.00 pm / 3.10 pm

Location: Workshop 1 Glass Garden Studio

Class Prices Start From: £20

Join Tracey and the team and discover the joy of working with glass, choose from a wide selection of glass designs on the day and be guided through each step.  Cleaning, foiling and soldering in a simple “Tiffany” style method to construct your design to take home.

Designs include

Seagull Simon 

Tugboat Sam 

Lighthouse Bill

Lighthouse Gill - Bill's girlfriend!! 

Hedgehog Hetty & Baby Lu Lu 

Chicken Licken 

Glass Bunting

Puffin Pete

Please arrive at least 5 minutes before the start of the session to register and sign the health & safety form before you start.

Book Me In

To pre-book please click here to book directly with Glass Garden Studio. Please note that spaces are limited so pre-booking is advised. 

Creative Somerset Willow and Nuno Felting for Easter

Running Times: 10:30-11:30am Everyday

Location: TBA

Cost To Attend: £7

Choose between making a Nuno felted wall hanging with a choice of wool fibres and other colourful materials and fibres, or make a Somerset Willow wreath or basket (decorations not included).  All abilities are welcome.  Please note, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Running Times 10:30am - 11:30am / 12.30pm - 1.30pm / 2.00pm - 3.00pm Everyday

Discover how to turn your Crafting Passion into a thriving Business

Workshop Room 5 & Stand P7a

Cost to Attend £10

Would you like to earn some money from your creative hobby - or perhaps you already have a business that you’d like to create more sales from?

Come and visit the Craft Business School at Craft4Crafters this year and hear about the reality of starting and running a craft business and the steps you need to take to make that jump successfully.

You may have met me at Craft4Crafters previously, with Sara's Texture Crafts. I am now back to share my knowledge about starting and building a successful craft business.

There will be plenty for you to sink your teeth into, from; workshops to drop-by advice on the stand.

 Make sure you visit the Craft Business School on Stand P7a!

Workshop details

Workshop 1 – Hobby to Successful Business
10:30 - 11:30am
£10 per head
20 students max.
Outline – A workshop designed to point out the varying business models to choose from and how they can develop their initial idea into a business.
Workshop 2 – Creating a Website (or Etsy Shop) That Sells!
12:30 - 1:30pm
£10 per head
20 students max.
Outline – Advice on what you need in a website (or Etsy shop) in order to sell your products
Workshop 3 – How to Market Your Products Online
2 - 3pm
£10 per head
20 students max.
Outline – Advice on how to create marketing content that will help sell your products


Making a Key Ring or a Fridge Magnet

Running All Day

Craftlines Stand P1

Cost to Attend: £2.50

Join Jon from Craftlines, who will be running all day drop-in workshops on Craftlines stand P1. Here you will be able to make a funky Key Ring or Fridge Magnet using the fun method of Pixel Mosaic.

Ideal for all ages and no need to book, just turn up and take a seat!

These workshops are child friendly but will need a guardian or parent present.

Snazzy Star's

Running All Day

Stand G17 Balcony - Embroiderers Guild


Rest your feet and join us to stitch a Snazzy Star Brooch or Decoration to take away with you. All materials will be provided, as will help if you need it. No need to book, just turn up and take a seat.

Art On Slate Workshops - Kerry Mckenna

Running Times: Friday 11.00 am - 12.30 pm & 1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Workshop Room 2

Special Show Offer - Cost to Attend £10

New to the show - Kerry Mckenna's Art on Slate, get the opportunity to create a unique piece of artwork on a slate. No experience necessary and all materials supplied. A fun workshop producing art onto a pre-cut piece of slate with step by step tuition. 

Suitable for all ages though children must be accompanied with an adult, templates will be supplied.

If you wold like to book into this please email stating the time and day you would like to attend.  

Needle Felted Lamb

Running Times: 10.30 am - 11.30 am Everyday

Location: Stand A23 - The Makerss

Cost to Attend £8

Come and learn to needle felt with The Makerss on this fun Lamb workshop! Learn to shape wool and add details, to create your own cute Lamb with cute curly wool!Numbers are limited - we are reserving 6 places for people booking on the day, so if the event is sold out online you have a chance on the day, just come straight to our stand to book.

You will take away your finished item, your needle felting tools and printed instructions, please follow the link below as spaces fill up quickly.


Decorated Needle Felted Necklace

11:10am Everday

TBA - Lizabeth Crafts

Cost To Attend: £6.99

This workshop will include all the materials and tuition needed to create a full decorated needle felted necklace

For more information on Liz and her workshops, visit:

'All of Liz's needle felted, fiber art sculptures are individually hand crafted and, personally made by her . No moulds or kits are used all my work is genuinely hand made.'


Basic 5-Petal Flower and Leaf

Running Times: 10:00am Everyday

Stand P5 - Inion Arts

Cost To Attend: £5

Come to the Inion Arts stand to join in this make and take where you will create a Basic 5-Petal Flower and Leaf. These designs are beautiful and everlasting, with never fading acrylic resin flowers in a variety of stunning vibrant colours.

Tugboat Sam

Start Time: 11:40am Everyday

Location: Workshop room 1 (Glass Garden Studio)

Cost to attend: £28

 You will be guided through each step to create a Tugboat Sam – Our largest Design but the most satisfying and comes with a solid wood base stand

Please arrive at least 5 minutes before the start of the session to register and sign the health & safety form before you start.

Book Me In 

To prebook please click here to book directly with Glass Garden Studio. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Hedgehog Hetty & Baby Lu Lu

Start Time:10:30 am Everyday

Workshop Room 1 - The Glass Garden Studio

Price to Attend £25

Hedgehog Hetty & Baby Lu Lu - A cute design for animal lovers with Autumn colours in mind. Join Tracey and doiscpver the joy of working with glass  

Please arrive at least 5 minutes before the start of the session to register and sign the health & safety form before you start.

Book Me In 

To pre-book please click here to book directly with Glass Garden Studio. Please note that spaces are limited so pre-booking is advised. 

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